The Toyota RAV4 is the best-selling vehicle in Moldova this year.
The Moldovan new car market skids -23.4% year-on-year in 2020 to 5.233 units vs. 6.831 in 2019. This year we witness a very rare event atop the Moldovan models ranking: a change of leadership. Thanks to the new generation, the Toyota RAV4 (+24.8%) climbs up two spots to sign a decisive victory at 7.9% share. It distances the Dacia Duster (-30.3%) down to 6.1% share and the Dacia Logan (-42.3%) down to 5.8%. This means the RAV4 ends the reign of the Dacia Logan which had been the best-seller in Moldova ever since we started following this market back in 2011, or at least 10 consecutive years. The Kia Sportage (-18.2%) is up two spots to #4 and the Skoda Kodiaq (+18.5%) is up four to #5, making it four SUVs in the Top 5. Newcomers in this year’s Top 10 are the Skoda Superb at #8 and the Skoda Fabia at #10.
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Previous month: Moldova November 2020: Dacia Duster leads in market down -11.8%
Two years ago: Moldova 2018: Dacia Logan’s lead threatened by Duster
Full Year 2020 Top 10 models vs. Full Year 2019 figures below.
Full December 2020 Top 10 models below.