The Skoda Octavia rises 50% to snap its first top spot finish of 2018.
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It’s a second consecutive month of post-WLTP decline for the Slovenian new car market at -13.9% to 5.548 units but the year-to-date tally remains comfortably in positive at +5.7% to a round 64.000 registrations. Volkswagen (+3%) manages a year-on-year uptick to 16% share vs. 16.5% so far in 2018 whereas Renault (-46%) implodes to 12.4% ahead of Skoda (+41%), Fiat (+16%), Peugeot (+15%) and Citroen (+15%) all posting outstanding scores. Further down, Jaguar (+967%), Smart (+614%), Mitsubishi (+158%) and Subaru (+133%) stand out. Model-wise the Skoda Octavia (+50%) brilliantly takes the lead for the first time since last December, overtaking a struggling Renault Clio (-19%) whereas just below the Fiat 500 (+102%) and VW Polo (+249%) post spectacular gains. The Peugeot 2008 (+61%), VW Tiguan (+16%) and Skoda Fabia (+5%) also shine in the Top 10 while the VW Golf (-53%) and Renault Megane (-30%) sink. The VW T-Roc (#12) leads recent launches ahead of the Skoda Karoq (#20) and Jaguar E-Pace (#52).
Previous month: Slovenia September 2018: Fiat doubles sales in market down 7.2%
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