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Poland October 2018: Mercedes (+59%), BMW (+37%) help market up 1.5%

The Mercedes GLC Coupe scores its first Top 50 finish in Poland this month.

* See the Top 15 brands and Top 50 models by clicking on the title *

After two months impacted by the new WLTP testing standards ( +58% in August and -22.3% in September), new car sales in Poland stabilise in October at +1.5% to 46.532 units including light commercials, bringing the year-to-date total up 11.9% to a record 498.553. Brand leader Skoda (-0.4%) posts a strong share at 12.7% vs. 11.6% year-to-date, while Volkswagen (+10%) is back into the 2nd spot int holds YTD ahead of Toyota (-4%) particularly weak at 7.8% share vs. 9.7% so far this year. Mercedes (+59%) and BMW (+37%) post the largest gains in the Top 15, followed by Dacia (+20%), Kia (+19%) and Ford (+11%) now #4 YTD above Opel. Nissan (-35%), Renault (-23%) and Fiat (-20%) struggle. In the models ranking, the Skoda Fabia (+8%) posts a 2nd consecutive month at #1 thanks to its facelift, whereas the Skoda Octavia (-11%) is in difficulty but remains #1 YTD for now. The VW Golf (+34%) is back up 15 spots on last month to #3, distancing the Opel Astra (-21%), Toyota Yaris (+14%) and Dacia Duster (+17%). The Ford Fiesta (+96%), Dacia Sandero (+68%), Volvo XC60 (+65%), Mercedes Sprinter (+55%), Kia Cee’d (+42%) and VW Polo (+41%) post the largest gains further down while the Peugeot 3008 (#42) and Mercedes GLC Coupe (#45) score their first Polish Top 50 finish.

Previous month: Poland September 2018: Dacia up, ignores post-WLTP blues (-22.5%)

One year ago: Poland October 2017: Fabia closes in on Octavia YTD, Opel Insignia up

Full October 2018 Top 15 brands and Top 50 models below.

Poland October 2018 – brands:

PosBrandOct-18%/17Sep2018%/17PosFY17
1Skoda5,92312.7%0%157,97311.6%12%11
2Volkswagen4,95810.7%10%551,46610.3%19%22
3Toyota3,6077.8%-4%248,4289.7%13%33
4Ford3,3007.1%11%332,7096.6%12%46
5Mercedes2,9676.4%59%920,9994.2%20%910
6Opel2,8946.2%-9%732,5766.5%2%54
7Renault2,4005.2%-23%430,8366.2%6%65
8Kia2,2564.8%19%821,0284.2%10%89
9Dacia2,1834.7%20%622,2844.5%13%78
10Hyundai1,9194.1%7%1018,7983.8%17%1111
11Peugeot1,7243.7%-6%1118,1083.6%14%1212
12BMW1,6903.6%37%1312,4772.5%3%1513
13Fiat1,6423.5%-20%1219,8064.0%-7%107
14Mazda1,1682.5%n/a14n/an/an/a19n/a
15Citroen1,1042.4%-5%n/a12,7012.5%13%1415
n/aNissan7561.6%-35%n/a13,8162.8%4%1314

Poland October 2018 – models:

PosModelOct-18%/17Sep2018%/17PosFY17
1Skoda Fabia2,0984.5%8%116,7643.4%7%21
2Skoda Octavia1,6263.5%-11%217,7293.6%12%12
3VW Golf1,1242.4%34%1811,7122.3%7%44
4Opel Astra1,0172.2%-21%813,2652.7%2%33
5Toyota Yaris9892.1%14%411,2992.3%14%55
6Dacia Duster8821.9%17%68,1251.6%5%89
7Renault Master8381.8%24%37,2981.5%29%1217
8Toyota Auris7851.7%7%710,2952.1%15%67
9Skoda Rapid7521.6%-9%108,0741.6%2%910
10VW Passat7101.5%-20%247,6781.5%5%1111
11Hyundai Tucson7011.5%-8%146,3291.3%7%1714
12Dacia Sandero6471.4%68%135,2391.1%26%2125
13Kia Cee’d6231.3%42%215,0961.0%16%2224
14Skoda Superb6001.3%-15%96,4151.3%9%1615
15Ford Focus5991.3%-39%59,2731.9%7%76
16Mercedes Sprinter5611.2%55%283,7840.8%12%3037
17VW Polo5571.2%41%n/a3,9470.8%14%2938
18Ford Fiesta5261.1%96%423,5330.7%15%3642
19Fiat Ducato4931.1%-18%114,9841.0%-17%2416
20Kia Sportage4881.0%12%224,9071.0%-4%2520
21Opel Corsa4761.0%15%165,0621.0%-5%2318
22Toyota C-HR4711.0%4%155,9451.2%18%1819
23Volvo XC604591.0%65%273,7080.7%-15%3327
24VW Tiguan4561.0%-5%n/a5,5861.1%16%1923
25BMW 3 Series4410.9%n/a37n/an/an/an/an/a
26VW Caddy3980.9%15%n/a3,3370.7%17%4044
27Mazda CX-33940.8%n/a34n/an/an/an/an/a
28Toyota Corolla3910.8%5%196,4871.3%23%1521
29Renault Clio3880.8%-33%126,5521.3%-15%148
30Hyundai i203850.8%18%313,7220.7%6%3134
31Iveco Daily3830.8%-14%174,3850.9%2%2726
32Nissan Qashqai3800.8%-37%n/a7,7751.6%13%1013
33Skoda Karoq3770.8%new333,0920.6%new46n/a
34Opel Insignia3760.8%-25%n/a3,6830.7%47%3448
35Ford Transit3740.8%39%202,8570.6%n/a50n/a
36Skoda Citigo3730.8%10%413,3830.7%22%3945
37Renault Megane3680.8%-27%254,8651.0%8%2622
38Hyundai i303660.8%7%323,5880.7%34%3546
39Ford Transit Custom3610.8%n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
40Fiat Tipo3600.8%-46%n/a7,0361.4%-2%1312
41Citroen Berlingo3510.8%12%482,9220.6%0%4840
42Peugeot 30083350.7%n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
43VW Crafter3280.7%n/a262,2870.5%n/an/an/a
44Mazda CX-53190.7%n/a432,7620.6%n/a52n/a
45Mercedes GLC Coupe3160.7%n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
46Peugeot Boxer3110.7%-1%392,8850.6%0%4943
47VW Golf Sportsvan3000.6%-38%n/a3,2580.7%-15%4132
48Ford Kuga3000.6%n/a472,7830.6%n/a51n/a
49Toyota Aygo2950.6%34%303,5260.7%35%3747
50VW Transporter2890.6%n/a442,4080.5%n/an/an/a
n/aFord Mondeo2590.6%-25%403,0050.6%-23%4731
n/aSuzuki Vitara2580.6%15%n/a3,1600.6%3%4341
n/aToyota RAV42510.5%-44%464,1710.8%11%2829
n/aRenault Captur2390.5%-42%233,4950.7%12%3835
n/aPeugeot Partner2280.5%-39%453,1840.6%5%4239
n/aOpel Mokka2180.5%-25%n/a3,1230.6%-19%4533
n/aCitroen C31860.4%-44%n/a3,1270.6%19%4449
n/aToyota Avensis1540.3%-52%n/a3,7150.7%-5%3230
n/aSeat Leon1290.3%-77%n/a5,5711.1%38%2028

Source: SAMAR

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