Hungary February 2022: Suzuki S-Cross cements leadership in market off -14.4%
The Suzuki S-Cross confirms it is the favourite of Hungarian buyers in February.
New light vehicle sales in Hungary drop -14.4% year-on-year in February to 11,007 units, leading to a year-to-date tally off -14.2% to 20,157 units. Among them, Passenger Cars sold 9,454 units in February and 17,542 year-to-date. In the PC+LCV ranking, Suzuki is up one spot to lead the charts with 13.3% ahead of Ford at 12.8% and Toyota at 12.3%. Toyota remains the best-seller year-to-date however. Volkswagen and Skoda follow. In the PC only ranking, this time Toyota leads the way ahead of Suzuki but the latter is #1 year-to-date despite a -14.1% drop over the same period in 2021. Toyota is up 27.6%. Skoda, Ford, Kia and Volkswagen follow. Note the outstanding performances year-to-date of Opel (+316.3%), Abarth (+106.2%), Cupra (+106.2%) and Ssangyong (+102.6%) whereas Jeep (-92.8%), Land Rover (-90.1%) and Fiat (-73.6%) implode.
Over in the models ranking, the Suzuki S-Cross cements its lead with 7.9% share ahead of the Suzuki Vitara at 4.4% while the Kia Ceed is up one spot on January to land on the third step of the podium with 3.1% of the market. It dislodges the Skoda Octavia at 3%. The Dacia Duster is up one rank to #4 ahead of the Toyota Corolla, Yaris and RAV4. The Ford Tourneo Custom is up five spots to #9 while the Ford Transit is up 15 to #10. The Toyota Yaris Cross slides down one rank to exit the Top 10 at #11. Notice also the Ford Ranger up 7 spots to #13 and the Renault Master up three to #15.
Previous month: Hungary January 2022: Suzuki S-Cross #1, Ssangyong Korando up to #8, market off -14%
Previous year: Hungary Full Year 2021: Suzuki Vitara sports 6th straight win, Kia up 45% in market off -4.8%
Full February 2022 Top 5 brands and Top 20 models below.