Hungary March/Q1 2022: Toyota and Suzuki S-Cross best-sellers, volumes down -13.3%
The Suzuki S-Cross easily tops the Hungarian charts over Q1 2022. Picture cartarsblog.hu
In March, 12,790 new light vehicles found a buyer including 11,148 Passenger Cars. Over the First Quarter of the year, the light vehicle total stands at 32,947 units, down -13.3% on the same period in 2021. Among these, 28,690 Passenger Cars were sold (-10.9%) and 4,257 Light Commercial Vehicles (-26.9%). In the PC+LCV brands ranking, Toyota leads the way with 13.3% share followed by Suzuki at 11.9%, Ford at 11.2%, Volkswagen at 7% and Skoda at 6.5%. In the PC only brands ranking, Toyota (+26.7%) again is #1 ahead of Suzuki (+20.9%), Ford (-15.5%), Kia (+8.2%) and Volkswagen. Dacia (-43.9%) is struggling at #8 whereas Opel (+166.5%) shoots up to #9. Both Mercedes (#7) and BMW (#10) manage to slide into the Top 10 over the period.
Model-wise, the Suzuki S-Cross is the best-seller over Q1 with 6.4% share, dislodging the Suzuki Vitara far below at 4%. The Kia Ceed advances two spots on its FY2021 ranking to #3 while the Toyota Corolla is up four to #4 and the Skoda Octavia is up three to #5. Meanwhile the Dacia Duster is down two to #6 but the Toyota Yaris (+7), C-HR (+10) and RAV4 (+7) all post fantastic lifts to all fit within the Top 10 as does the Opel Astra K (+26). the Toyota Yaris Cross lands directly at #11 ahead of he Ford Kuga.
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Full Q1 2022 Top 5 PC+LCV brands, Top 10 PC brands and Top 40 PC+LCV models below.