Slovak car sales finish the year at 64,033, down 27%. For the first time ever and after 10 consecutive years of Skoda Fabia domination, the best selling car in the country is the Skoda Octavia with 5,675 sales and 8.9%. The Fabia drops to 2nd at 4,766 sales (7.4%). The Slovak consumer is fond of station wagons: nearly half of Fabias sold and 1 in 3 Octavias are Combis.
Only three more cars hold 2%+ of the market: the locally produced Kia Cee’d at 3.2%, the Suzuki SX4 at 3% and the VW Golf at 2.5%. The most successful new model is the Renault Fluence, already #8 over 2010 at 1,067 sales and 1.7%. In the L2M (Last 2 Months) ranking, note the 7th place of the Kia Sportage (2%) and the 13th place of the Skoda Superb (1.3%).
Full Year Top 50 Ranking: see below.