* NOW UPDATED with the Top 35 All-brands and Top 10 models – click on title to see *
According to our Central European data partner CE Auto, 1.698 new light vehicles found a buyer in Serbia in January. Local media outlet vrelegume.rs has this figure at 1.665, up 16% year-on-year. Skoda surges 61% to hit a stunning 18.3% share vs. just 12.3% over the FY2017, well ahead of Fiat at 13.2% (+28%). Volkswagen disappoints at -14% but climbs back up 3 spots on last mont to #3, while Renault (+32%) and Dacia (+30%) both beat the market to round up the Top 5. Notice also Porsche (+1200%), Mitsubishi (+125%), Volvo (+78%), Nissan (+50%), Citroen (+45%), Toyota (+40%) and Kia (+29%) all posting spectacular gains. Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia tops the Serbian charts for the 4th consecutive month with a strong 6.8% share vs. 4.1% over the Full Year 2017, alluding to a possible annual win in 2018. The Fiat 500L is relegated to #2 with 4.5% of the market (5.8% in FY17), with the Skoda Superb up 5 spots on December to round up the podium. The Ford Kuga makes its first Top 10 appearance at #6.
Full January 2018 Top 35 All-brands and Top 10 models below.