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Hungary February 2023: Suzuki down -53.2%, Kia Ceed topples S-Cross to #1, sales up marginally (+3.1%)

The Kia Ceed is the best-selling vehicle in Hungary in February.

23/03 update: Now with Top 50 YTD models (PC+LCV)

New car sales in Hungary edge up 3.1% year-on-year to 9,747 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 3% to 18,061. When adding light commercial vehicles the YTD tally comes to 21,160 (+5%). Toyota (-1.2%) easily keeps control of the brands ranking with 14.6% share ahead of a surging Volkswagen (+84.5%) and Ford (-0.1%). Skoda (-15.1%) sinks but still manages to climb up three spots on January to #4. The big loser this month is Suzuki (-53.2%) halving its year-ago volume and falling to #5 overall vs. #1 over the Full Year 2022 and in the past few years. Suzuki ranks #3 year-to-date. Looking at the YTD numbers, notice Dacia up 46% and Porsche up 45.3% to #24 overall.

Model-wise, the Kia Ceed (+1.8%) topples the Suzuki S-Cross (-60.6%) for the top spot, with the Dacia Duster (+13.8%) rounding out the podium. The Toyota Yaris (+39.8%) is up two spots on January to #4 ahead of the Skoda Octavia (-5.5%) back up 6 ranks to #5 and the Ford Tourneo Custom (+63.8%) up four to #6. A spectacular #3 last month, the Toyota Yaris Cross (+38.4%) falls to #7 but still soars year-on-year, as does the Toyota C-HR (+66.7%) at #8. The Suzuki Vitara (-58.7%) tumbles down to #10.

Previous month: Hungary January 2023: Toyota (+74.8%) up to 17.4% share in market up 2.8%

One year ago: Hungary February 2022: Suzuki S-Cross cements leadership in market off -14.4%

Full January-February 2023 Top 25 brands and Top 50 models below.

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