The VW T-Cross is the best-selling vehicle in Austria in April.
The Austrian new car market continues to implode in April with sales down a steep -26.6% year-on-year to 16,364 units. This leads the year-to-date volume down -19.9% to 68,739. Volkswagen (-43.5%) stumbles down way faster than the market but holds onto the brands top spot with 13.5% share, in line with its YTD level (13.3%). BMW (+9.6%) swims upstream and climbs to #2 for the month with 9.2% share and #3 year-to-date with 7.4% of the market. It is the only gainer in the Top 7. Skoda (-37.9%) freefalls at #3 as do Mercedes (-31.3%) at #5 and Seat (-49.1%) at #7 but Audi (-12.3%) and Ford (-12.6%) resist better. Toyota (+63.8%) scores by far the biggest gain in the Top 10, with Kia (+12.2%) also up. Outside the Top 10, notice Cupra (+316.5%) up to #13, Ferrari (+92.3%), Tesla (+91.2%), Lexus (+90%), Mitsubishi (+55.1%), Honda (+36.1%), Hyundai (+14%), MG (+10.9%) and Polestar (+4600%) off a very low year-ago base.
Over in the models ranking, the VW T-Cross (+45.7%) surges from outside the March Top 20 directly into pole position and breaks into the YTD Top 20 as a result at #13. The Skoda Fabia (-22.3%) returns to the #2 spot it holds year-to-date, with the VW Polo (stable) up six ranks on March to #3 and still #1 year-to-date. The Toyota Yaris/Cross (+137.5%) advances to #3 YTD and distances for the month the BMW X3 (+57.2%), Audi Q5 (+158.3%) and Cupra Formentor (+240.7%) all in stellar shape. The Kia Ceed (+36.5%) manages what we believe is its first Austria Top 10 finish at #9. Below, the Dacia Sandero (+31%), Seat Alhambra (+130%) and Hyundai i30 (+198.4%) are the only additional gainers in the Top 20.
Full April 2022 Top 50 All-brands and Top 20 models below.