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The Hungarian new car market surges 29% year-on-year both in July to 12.043 registrations and year-to-date at 82.789. Volkswagen (+115%) is the surprise best-selling brand in Hungary this month at 10.9% share vs. 7.6% YTD thanks to an extravagant year-on-year uplift, overtaking the traditional leader Suzuki (-3%) at 10.8% vs. 15.5% so far in 2018. Opel (+23%) passes Skoda (+33%) and Ford (+31%) to climb onto the monthly podium, with Renault (+50%) and Toyota (+49%) also very impressive in the remainder of the Top 10 where Kia (+25%), Hyundai (+8%) and most strikingly Dacia (-27%) underperform. Over in the models ranking, the Suzuki Vitara (+11%) and Skoda Octavia (+3%) remain on top, but are joined on the podium by the Ford Kuga (+50%) while the VW Golf justifies the brand’s leadership by leaping to 4th place and breaking into the YTD Top 10. The Nissan Qashqai (+111%), Renault Clio, Skoda Rapid and Toyota Yaris also shine.
Previous month: Hungary June 2018: Suzuki, Skoda, Renault pull market up 20.6%
Full July 2018 Top 10 brands and models below.