The Cupra Formentor signs its first ever Top 20 finish in Croatia.
New car sales in Croatia are down -6.6% year-on-year in May to 4,186 units, leading to a year-to-date volume off -3.9% to 18,419. Volkswagen (-12.5%) reclaims the overall brands lead it holds year-to-date at 11.1% share vs. 10.2% so far this year. Opel (+85.2%) and Dacia (+57.3%) both surge ahead year-on-year and gain one spot each on April to land at #2 and #3 respectively. Fiat (+216%), Toyota (+55.7%) and Hyundai (+5.7%) also impress in the Top 10 whereas Skoda (-37.6%), Renault (-33.9%) and Audi (-22.2%) are in a rut. Further down, notice Jeep (+2400%), Cupra (+311.8%), Jaguar (+250%), and Land Rover (+220%) all posting extravagant year-on-year lifts.
Model-wise, the Dacia Duster (+3.7%) repeats at #1 and is now also #1 year-to-date whereas it ranked #3 over the Full Year 2021. Leader over FY2021, the Opel Corsa (+56.4%) rallies back up 7 spots on April to land at #2 overall. The VW T-Roc (+9.6%), Opel Crossland (+64.8%) and Dacia Sandero (+65.1%) round out the Top 5, the latter claiming the third spot YTD as a result. The Fiat 500 climbs from outside the April Top 20 directly to #6 while the Toyota Yaris Cross breaks into the Croatian Top 10 for the first time at #9, outselling the Yaris (+43.9%) at #10. We have two impressive newcomers breaking into the Top 20 for the first time: the Cupra Formentor is up to #14 and the Dacia Jogger is up to #17.
Full May 2022 Top 40 All-brands and Top 20 models below.