The VW Taigo enters the Slovenian Top 10 for the first time in July.
3,796 new cars hit Slovenian roads in July, a -14.2% year-on-year decline. This is a particularly poor performance given July 2021 was already down -31.1% on the year prior. The year-to-date volume now stands at 29,643, off -16.3% over the same period a year ago. Volkswagen (-13.3%) evolves roughly lie the market to easily keep the brands top spot with 18.8% share vs. 15.5% YTD. Skoda (+2.4%) is in positive at #2 with 11.1% of the market vs. 9.3% so far this year while Hyundai (-26.4%) climbs onto the podium despite a steep year-on-year fall. Below Peugeot (-9.7%) resisting ok, we have the largest gainer in the Top 10: Toyota (+24.2%). Opel (+5.1%) also posts a year-on-year gain in the remainder of the Top 10 while all others fall faster than the market, Kia (-29.2%) being hit the hardest. Just outside the Top 10, Audi (+18.8%) and Mercedes (+63.8%) both impress.
Model-wise, the VW Tiguan (+94.5%) is the best-seller for the month and almost doubles its sales year-on-year to reach 4.7% share vs. 2.2% year-to-date where it now ranks #6. The Skoda Octavia (+0.7%) follows but stays #3 YTD. The Peugeot 208 (+197.9%) is up 3-fold year-on-year, sporting by far the biggest improvement in the Top 10. It is up a whopping 57 spots on June to #3 overall and ranks #10 year-to-date vs. #18 over the Full Year 2021. In fact the entire Top 11 is in positive, braving the negative context. The Renault Clio is up 58.3% to #4 and holds onto the YTD pole position, the VW Golf gains 35.4% to #5, the VW T-Roc is up 37% to #6, the Hyundai Tucson up 13.4% to #7. At #8, the new VW Taigo breaks into the Top 10 for the first time. It is followed by the Kia Sportage (+2.3%), Toyota Yaris (+6.6%) and Skoda Kodiaq (+69.6%).
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