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Bulgaria September 2020: Renault (+106.9%), Peugeot (+60.5%) buck 8th straight double-digit drop (-11.6%)

  Renault sales more than double year-on-year in September in Bulgaria.

New light vehicle sales in Bulgaria endure an 8th consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year drops in September at -11.6% to 2.197 registrations, leading to a year-to-date volume down -37.9% to 20.250. Renault (+106.9%) completely bucks the trend and surges ahead in the brands ranking with 13.7% share, cementing its YTD pole position at 11.9%. Toyota (+5.6%) is also up and gains 4 spots on August to #2 but 2019 leader Dacia (-25.2%) struggles down to #3. Peugeot (+60.5%) posts a sumptuous result as do Opel (+54.5%) and Ford (+22.1%) in the remainder of the Top 10. Kia (+3.5%) also manages an uptick but Nissan (-48.2%), Skoda (-10.2%) and Volkswagen (-3.5%) aren’t so lucky.

Because of lower prices than in the rest of the European Union, Bulgaria is with Lithuania the epicentre of re-export practices on the continent, with 10.8% (2.195) of all cars registered so far this year never seeing Bulgarian roads. They are instead on-sold for a profit as 0km used in other, dearer parts of the Union. The most aggressive culprits of re-exporting their cars out of Bulgaria in 2020 are Nissan with a huge 62.1% of its registrations never actually seeing the highways of the country, Bentley at 50%, Infiniti at 30%, Citroen at 23.6%, Alfa Romeo at 23.3%, Fiat at 21.2%, Kia at 17.7%, Dacia at 12.1% and Renault at 10%,

For the first time since December 2016 we have access to a year-to-date models ranking for Bulgaria. Hopefully we will be able to shift to complete monthly models data for this market from now on. It shows the Nissan Qashqai in the lead with 6% share but given the brand’s record re-export rate, the true best-seller should instead be the Renault Clio, Skoda Octavia or Dacia Dokker which follow in the ranking. The Dacia Duster rounds out the Top 5, with the Toyota Corolla, Citroen C3, Dacia Sandero and Toyota Yaris also making it into the Top 10.

Previous month: Bulgaria August 2020: Kia (+52.6%), Peugeot (+7.6%) defy market thrown into disarray again (-42.2%)

One year ago: Bulgaria September 2019: Nissan (+410.2%), Fiat (+416.7%) surge in market up 3.7%

Full September 2020 Top 35 All-brands and January-September Top 280 All-models below.

Bulgaria September 2020 – brands:

23Land Rover80.4%60.0%24970.5%-60.6%2322
25Alfa Romeo50.2%66.7%30300.1%-6.3%3034
30Jaguar20.1%-66.7% –200.1%-64.3%3332
31Maserati20.1%100.0% –90.0%-66.7%3537
35SsangYong10.0%n/a –50.0%-93.6%3831
36Great Wall00.0%-100.0%28350.2%9.4%2836
37Infiniti00.0%-100.0% –100.0%-93.0%3427
38Tesla00.0%-100.0% –60.0%-40.0%3738
40Lamborghini00.0%n/a –30.0%-25.0%4041
41Bentley00.0%n/a –20.0%-33.3%4142
42Lada00.0%-100.0% –20.0%-99.1%4220

Bulgaria September 2020 – models:

1Nissan Qashqai1,2146.0%
2Renault Clio1,1115.5%
3Skoda Octavia1,0425.1%
4Dacia Dokker8434.2%
5Dacia Duster7723.8%
6Toyota Corolla5842.9%
7Renault Master5252.6%
8Citroen C34542.2%
9Dacia Sandero4202.1%
10Toyota Yaris3751.9%
11Kia Sportage3291.6%
12Skoda Superb3281.6%
13Renault Megane3201.6%
14VW T Roc2701.3%
15Peugeot 30082581.3%
16Toyota RAV42441.2%
17Toyota C-HR2351.2%
18VW Golf2291.1%
19VW Caddy2261.1%
20Ford Transit/Custom2211.1%
21Hyundai Kona2151.1%
22Peugeot Boxer2101.0%
23Peugeot 3082041.0%
24Renault Captur1961.0%
25Dacia Logan MCV1931.0%
26Mercedes GLE1830.9%
27Peugeot 2081760.9%
28Toyota Hilux1670.8%
29VW T Cross1640.8%
30Peugeot 20081630.8%
31Skoda Scala1600.8%
32Skoda Fabia1590.8%
33Kia Ceed1560.8%
34Skoda Karoq1470.7%
35VW Passat1420.7%
36Kia Rio1380.7%
37Skoda Kodiaq1320.7%
38Mercedes GLC1220.6%
39Skoda Kamiq1220.6%
40VW Arteon1170.6%
41Ford Ranger1160.6%
42Citroen Berlingo1150.6%
43Toyota Aygo1060.5%
44BMW X51050.5%
45Hyundai i201050.5%
46Hyundai Tucson1020.5%
47Mercedes GLS1020.5%
48Suzuki Vitara1020.5%
49VW Tiguan1000.5%
50BMW 3 Series990.5%
51Mazda CX 30990.5%
52VW Polo990.5%
53Ford Fiesta980.5%
54BMW X7940.5%
55Ford Focus910.4%
56BMW X6900.4%
57Nissan X-Trail900.4%
58Kia Stonic890.4%
59Opel Crossland X890.4%
60VW Up!870.4%
61Kia Xceed850.4%
62Mazda CX-5850.4%
63Citroen Jumper840.4%
64Fiat Tipo840.4%
65Opel Grandland X840.4%
66Mercedes Sprinter790.4%
67Peugeot Rifter780.4%
68Peugeot 301760.4%
69VW Crafter760.4%
70Opel Corsa750.4%
71Audi Q8740.4%
72Dacia Lodgy740.4%
73Audi Q7730.4%
74Opel Astra730.4%
75Peugeot Partner730.4%
76Renault Kadjar710.4%
77Toyota Camry680.3%
78BMW X1660.3%
79VW Touareg650.3%
80Peugeot 5008630.3%
81Ford Ecosport600.3%
82Mitsubishi Outlander590.3%
83Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross570.3%
84Renault Trafic570.3%
85Peugeot 508560.3%
86Toyota Land Cruiser560.3%
87BMW X3530.3%
88Opel Combo520.3%
89Skoda Citigo520.3%
90Audi Q5510.3%
91Nissan Juke510.3%
92Opel Insignia500.2%
93Suzuki Ignis480.2%
94Honda Civic460.2%
95Renault Kangoo460.2%
96Suzuki Jimny450.2%
97VW Combi450.2%
98Hyundau i10420.2%
100Mercedes S class410.2%
101Volvo XC60410.2%
102Mercedes GLB400.2%
103Audi A6390.2%
104BMW 5 Series390.2%
105Mercedes A class390.2%
106Suzuki Swift390.2%
107Suzuki SX4390.2%
108Hyundai Santa Fe380.2%
109Toyota Proace380.2%
110Volvo XC90380.2%
111Honda CR-V360.2%
112Citroen C5 Aircross350.2%
113Mini Cooper350.2%
114Nissan Micra340.2%
115BMW 7 Series330.2%
116BMW X4330.2%
117Fiat Ducato330.2%
118Seat Leon330.2%
119Audi Q3320.2%
120BMW 2 Series320.2%
122Porsche Cayenne320.2%
123Audi A8310.2%
124Renault Talisman310.2%
125Volvo XC40290.1%
126VW Transporter290.1%
127Kia Niro280.1%
128Kia Proceed280.1%
129Mini Countryman280.1%
130Seat Arona280.1%
131Alfa Romeo Stelvio270.1%
132Fiat Doblo270.1%
133Ford Mondeo270.1%
134Jeep Compass270.1%
135Renault Koleos270.1%
136BMW 8 series260.1%
137Mitsubishi L200260.1%
138Fiat 500250.1%
139Haval H6250.1%
140VW Amarok250.1%
141BMW i3240.1%
142BMW X2240.1%
143Great Wall Steed 6240.1%
144Porsche 911240.1%
145BMW 1 Series230.1%
146Isuzu Turquoise230.1%
147Seat Tarraco230.1%
148Ford Puma220.1%
149Ford Tourneo220.1%
150Kia Sorento220.1%
151Seat Ibiza220.1%
152Lexus PX210.1%
153Land Rover Discovery Sport200.1%
154Audi A3190.1%
155Opel Movano190.1%
156Honda Jazz180.1%
157Mercedes B class180.1%
158Mercedes G class180.1%
159Mercedes GLA180.1%
160Opel Vivaro180.1%
161Renault Zoe180.1%
162Honda HR-V170.1%
163Mitsubishi Space Star170.1%
164Nissan Navara170.1%
165Audi A4160.1%
166Lexus RX160.1%
167Mitsubishi ASX160.1%
168Range Rover160.1%
169Seat Ateca160.1%
170VW Touran160.1%
171Jeep Wrangler150.1%
172Lexus NX150.1%
173Peugeot Expert150.1%
174Range Rover Evoque150.1%
175Lexus UX140.1%
176Mercedes AMG GT140.1%
177Mercedes CLA140.1%
178Range Rover Sport140.1%
179Audi A7130.1%
180Fiat 500X130.1%
181Ford Kuga120.1%
183Subaru Forester120.1%
184Volvo S60120.1%
185Citroen C3 Aircross110.1%
186Land Rover Defender110.1%
187Land Rover Discovery110.1%
188Toyota Prius110.1%
189Ford Mustang100.0%
190Hyundai Ioniq100.0%
191Range Rover Velar100.0%
192Mercedes C class100.0%
193Mercedes E class100.0%
194Nissan Leaf100.0%
195VW Multivan100.0%
196Haval H290.0%
197Isuzu ATFS90.0%
198Jaguar E Pace90.0%
199Mercedes X class90.0%
200Peugeot 10890.0%
201BMW 6 Series80.0%
202Hyundai Elantra80.0%
203Jeep Renegade80.0%
204Subaru Outback80.0%
205Audi A570.0%
206Audi Q270.0%
207Citroen C-Elysée70.0%
208Fiat Fullback70.0%
209Hyundai i3070.0%
210Infinity Q 3070.0%
211Jaguar F-Pace70.0%
212Maserti Levante70.0%
213Opel Zafira70.0%
214Subaru XV70.0%
215Porsche Macan60.0%
216Porsche Taycan60.0%
217Audi E-Tron50.0%
218Citroen Jumpy50.0%
219DS 7 Crossback50.0%
220Fiat Panda50.0%
221Jeep Grand Cherokee50.0%
222Kia Picanto50.0%
223Mercedes Vito50.0%
224Mini Clubman50.0%
225Volvo V4050.0%
226VW ID.350.0%
227Fiat Fiorino40.0%
228Hyundai H140.0%
229Lexus LC40.0%
230Nissan GT-R40.0%
231Ssangyong Korando40.0%
232Volvo V6040.0%
233Volvo V9040.0%
234Alfa Romeo Giullia30.0%
235Citroen C4 Spacetourer30.0%
236Ford Galaxy30.0%
237Infinity Q 5030.0%
238Kia Optima30.0%
239Kia Stinger30.0%
240Lamborghini Urus30.0%
241Mazda MX-530.0%
242Mercedes Citan30.0%
243Porsche Panamera30.0%
244Tesla Model 330.0%
245Bentley Flying Spur20.0%
246BMW 4 Series20.0%
247Haval F7X20.0%
248Jaguar XF20.0%
249Lada 4×420.0%
250Lexus ES20.0%
251Maserati Grand Turismo20.0%
252Mercedes CLS20.0%
253Mini One20.0%
254Nissan e NV 20020.0%
255Tesla Model S20.0%
256Volvo S9020.0%
257Audi R810.0%
258Citroen C110.0%
259Citroen C4 Cactus10.0%
260DS 510.0%
261Ferrari F8 Spider10.0%
262Ferrari F8 Tributo10.0%
263Ferrari Portofino10.0%
264Fiat 500L10.0%
265Fiat Abarth 50010.0%
266Ford S-Max10.0%
267Haval H910.0%
268Hyundai H 35010.0%
269Isuzu N1R10.0%
270Jaguar F-Type10.0%
271Jaguar XE10.0%
272Jeep Cherokee10.0%
273Mazda MX 3010.0%
274Mercedes Inturo M10.0%
275Nissan 370Z10.0%
276Porsche 71810.0%
277Renault Trucks10.0%
278Ssangyong Musso10.0%
279Tesla Model X10.0%

Source: Manufacturers

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