Dacia is up to #3 brand in Turkey in August.
The Turkish new light vehicle market edges down -5% year-on-year in August to 58.454 units, leading to a year-to-data tally now up 24.3% to 501.004. Evolutions vary wildly between the most popular brands. Fiat (-23%) struggles year-on-year but scores a 17.7% share, two percentage points above its year-to-date level. Renault (+98.6%) almost doubles its sales year-on-year, gains five spots on July to #2 and hits 14.8% share vs. 10.4% so far in 2021. Dacia (+349.2%) is up 4-fold year-on-year and manages its very first podium finish in Turkey with 7.6% share vs. 5.2% YTD. Hyundai (+66.1%) also shines at #4 with 7.5% share vs. 4.9% YTD. Reversely Volkswagen (-33.6%) and Ford (-52%) tumble down and round out the Top 6. Honda (+84.7%), Citroen (+31.4%) and Mercedes (+19.5%) also outpace the market in the remainder of the Top 10. Further down, Isuzu (+791.7%), Suzuki (+214.9%), Iveco (+51.4%), Ssangyong (+43%), Volvo (+38.1%) and Land Rover (+28.9%) stand out.
Full August 2021 Top 45 All-brands ranking below.