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The Polish new car market is up 8.8% year-on-year in February to 46.895 registrations including LCVs, lifting the year-to-date tally up 15.1% to 97.945. Skoda holds onto the brands pole position thanks to deliveries shooting up 26% to 12.2% share, distancing Toyota up 11% to 11.3% and Volkswagen up 22% to 10.3%. Ford is up 25% to 7.4% in 4th place, meaning the Top 4 best-selling brands all outpace the market. Reversely, Opel (-20%), Renault (-15%) and Fiat (-13%) drop heavily in the Top 10 whereas Hyundai (+17%) and Kia (+16%) shine as do Mercedes (+24%), Nissan (+25$) and Citroen (+15%) outside.
Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia leaps 25% year-on-year to reclaim the #1 spot off the Skoda Fabia (+17%) but the latter is still on top YTD. The VW Golf surges 53% to third place, followed this month by the Toyota Yaris (+29%) and Opel Astra (-24%). The Nissan Qashqai (+44%), Ford Focus (+22%) and Skoda Rapid (+14%) also impress in a Top 10 rounded up by the Toyota C-HR, up 9 spots on last month. Notice also the Toyota Aygo (+103%), Hyundai i30 (+78%), Seat Leon (+57%), Ford Fiesta (+56%) and Dacia Sandero (+35%) posting spectacular gains and the Ford Kuga (#32), Citroen C3 (#33) and Opel Insignia (#39) breaking into the Top 40.
Previous month: Poland January 2018: Skoda (+30%) outpaces market up 21.7%
One year ago: Poland February 2017: Toyota #1 brand for the first time
Full February 2018 Top 15 brands and Top 50 models below.