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New car sales in Poland continue to surge ahead at +3.1% in March to 57.282 units, leading to a Q1 volume up 10.4% to 155.227. Brand leader Skoda follows the market at +3%, but its two followers both lose ground: Volkswagen is down 5% and Toyota down 6%. Opel (+2%) overtakes Ford (+2%) to rank 4th like in 2017 above Renault (+7%) while Dacia soars 42% to #7, passing Kia also very healthy at +25%. Audi (+33%), Hyundai (+21%) and Peugeot (+11%) shine but Fiat (-27%) struggles and Volvo breaks into the Polish Top 15 for the first time since March 2016. Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia (-5%) remains on top for the 2nd month running above the Fabia (-4%) but the latter is still #1 YTD. The Opel Astra (+18%) is up two spots on February to climb on the podium while its archenemy the VW Golf (-22%) is in great difficulty. The Renault Clio (+65%), Dacia Duster (+41%) and Toyota Yaris (+25%) post the largest gains in the Top 10. Further down, notice the Dacia Sandero (+52%) and Kia Cee’d (+34%) while the Audi Q5 shoots up to a record 26th spot and both the VW T-Roc (#40) and Skoda Karoq (#41) break into the Polish Top 50 for the first time.
Previous month: Poland February 2018: Skoda (+26%) again outpaces market up 8.8%
Full March 2018 Top 15 brands and Top 50 models below.