Slovakia May 2018: Skoda Fabia cements lead, Seat, Renault shoot up
Seat sales are up 66% year-on-year in Slovakia in May.
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New car sales in Slovakia are up 5% year-on-year in May to 9.674 units, meaning the year-to-date tally is now up 7.9% to 42.424. Skoda (+3%) trails the market slightly to 18.8% share, one percentage point below the 19.8% it commends year-to-date. The Top 5 best-selling carmakers are unchanged on April and YTD with Volkswagen (-1%) distancing Hyundai (+19%), Kia (-1%) and Peugeot (+27%). Seat (+66%), Renault (+42%), Citroen (+29%) and Opel (+25%) also post stunning gains in the Top 15 while below, Jeep (+428%), Subaru (+69%) and Honda (+28%) make themselves noticed. Model-wise, the Skoda Fabia (+1%) confirms it has now reclaims the reins of the Slovak market ahead of of the Skoda Octavia (-10%) and Rapid (+8%) while the Kia Cee’d (+56%), Hyundai Tucson (+26%), VW Golf (+23%) and Hyundai i30 (+14%) also shine in the Top 10 and the Skoda Karoq drops on spot on April to #7.
Previous month: Slovakia April 2018: Skoda Fabia back in charge, Karoq #6
One year ago: Slovakia January-May 2017: Fabia and Octavia top market up 10.1%
Full May 2018 Top 35 All-brands and Top 10 models below.