Slovenia February 2021: Skoda Octavia repeats at #1 in market down -12.9%
The Skoda Octavia remains the best-selling vehicle in Slovenia.
The Slovenian new car market drops -12.9% year-on-year in February to 4.833 registrations, leading to a year-to-date volume down -21.6% to 9.224. Volkswagen (-24.9%) remains the best-seller in the country despite losing almost twice as much ground year-on-year as the market overall. In fact the Top 5 brands are unchanged on January, with Skoda (-10.5%) remaining above Renault (-24%), Peugeot (+5.4%) notching the only gain atop the charts and Dacia (-3.7%) greatly limiting its fall. Nissan (+106.7%) and Citroen (+7.4%) are the only additional gainers in the Top 10 just as Fiat (-29%) and Hyundai (-28%) freefall.
Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia (-13.6%) repeats at #1 for just 3 sales above the traditional leader, the Renault Clio (-8.2%). The Renault Captur soars 33.9% year-on-year to #3 and the Dacia Duster does even better at +139.1% to #4. The Nissan Qashqai (+150%) is in sellout mode before the arrival of the new generation and climbs to #6 overall. The VW T-Roc (+4.2%) is also up unlike the VW T-Cross (-49.6%), Tiguan (-31.3%) and Golf (-31.3%). The Cupra Formentor breaks into the Slovenian Top 50 at #42 to become the best-selling recent launch in the country above the Citroen C4 (#71).
Previous month: Slovenia January 2021: Skoda Octavia (+120.7%), Kodiaq (+34.7%) can’t prevent market down -29.3%
One year ago: Slovenia February 2020: Fiat, Peugeot, Volkswagen defy market down -10.2%
Full February 2021 Top 35 All-brands and Top 215 All-models below.