Croatia Autos Sales roars in third quarter fueled by good economic momentum

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Croatia Autos Sales roars in third quarter fueled by good economic momentum. While the top list of car brands is stable, behind Suzuki and Hyundai are fast  growing.

Market Outlook

According to the latest high-frequency data, Croatian good economic momentum likely carried over into Q3: retail sales growth speeded up in July, while in August unemployment continued to fall and industrial production accelerated.

In such positive economic environment, the autos industry kept reporting positive data during the entire third quarter.

Indeed, according to data released by Autonet, in July the sales grew moderately by 6.8% with 3.510 units before to take off in August with 2.293 units (+38.7%) and September with 2.476 units (+16.8%).

The new car passenger’s sold year to date September had been 33.921, up 19.7%.

Competitive Arena

Market leader year to date September was again Volkswagen with 4.890 (+6.3%) with market share at 14.0%, followed by Opel with 3.535 units (+8.7%), Renault with 3.000 sales (+30.4%), Skoda with 2.764 (+5.6%) and Ford with 2.546 (+55.4%).

Others emerging brand were Suzuki with 1.802 units (+98.0%) and Hyundai with 1.512 (+181.6%).

The performance by group was dominated by Volkswagen with market share at 27.8%, followed by Renault-Nissan with 15.2%, General Motors with 10.1%, PSA with 8.6% and Hyundai-Kia with 7.6%.

The best-selling model was the Volkswagen Golf with 1.788 sales (+12.6%), ahead of the Renault Clio with 1.500 (+11.4%) and the Opel Astra with 1.411 (+0.1%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Sept Rank 2016 Brand Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Volkswagen 380 4.890 11,4% 6,3% 14,8% 14,0%
2 4 Skoda 223 2.764 32,0% 5,6% 8,7% 7,9%
3 3 Renault 199 3.000 20,6% 30,4% 7,8% 8,6%
4 9 Hyundai 156 1.512 100,0% 181,6% 6,1% 4,3%
5 2 Opel 151 3.536 -2,6% 8,7% 5,9% 10,1%
6 10 Toyota 136 1.361 52,8% 49,1% 5,3% 3,9%
7 6 Suzuki 122 1.802 18,4% 98,0% 4,8% 5,2%
7 7 Peugeot 122 1.753 -14,1% 6,3% 4,8% 5,0%
7 16 Mazda 122 955 23,2% 18,5% 4,8% 2,7%
8 13 Kia 105 1.125 -1,9% -25,4% 4,1% 3,2%
9 11 Citroen 100 1.262 4,2% -1,0% 3,9% 3,6%
10 8 Dacia 90 1.557 -23,1% 1,3% 3,5% 4,5%
11 12 Audi 89 1.246 -6,3% 12,2% 3,5% 3,6%
12 5 Ford 85 2.546 -2,3% 55,4% 3,3% 7,3%
13 14 Mercedes 84 1.062 21,7% 54,1% 3,3% 3,0%
14 15 BMW 80 1.049 56,9% 34,1% 3,1% 3,0%
15 19 Nissan 77 695 30,5% 17,8% 3,0% 2,0%
16 18 Seat 67 759 71,8% 1,7% 2,6% 2,2%
17 17 Fiat 66 829 230,0% 91,9% 2,6% 2,4%
18 20 Volvo 26 208 52,9% 108,0% 1,0% 0,6%
19 21 Mitsubishi 25 184 66,7% -20,0% 1,0% 0,5%
20 23 Mini 17 144 41,7% 33,3% 0,7% 0,4%
21 24 Honda 13 122 -18,8% -9,6% 0,5% 0,3%
22 22 Smart 7 160 -22,2% 150,0% 0,3% 0,5%
23 25 Alfa Romeo 5 78 0,0% 169,0% 0,2% 0,2%
24 31 Jaguar 4 23 #DIV/0! 353,6% 0,2% 0,1%
24 30 Porsche 4 34 -33,3% 0,0% 0,2% 0,1%
25 28 Subaru 2 51 -66,7% -16,4% 0,1% 0,1%
25 33 Lexus 2 10 #DIV/0! 233,3% 0,1% 0,0%
26 34 Tesla 1 3 #DIV/0! -40,0% 0,0% 0,0%
26 29 Infiniti 1 42 0,0% 320,0% 0,0% 0,1%
Rank Sept Rank 2016 Model Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Volkswagen Golf 130 1.788 0,0% 12,6% 7,1% 6,6%
2 4 Skoda Octavia 106 1.398 1,9% 18,9% 5,8% 5,1%
3 6 Suzuki Vitara 80 1.149 17,6% 288,2% 4,4% 4,2%
4 8 Volkswagen Polo 77 1.023 22,2% -3,6% 4,2% 3,8%
5 9 Volkswagen Passat 57 913 -29,6% -0,9% 3,1% 3,4%
6 27 Hyundai Tucson 56 384 -3,4% 464,7% 3,1% 1,4%
7 20 Renault Mégane 54 474 31,7% 22,5% 3,0% 1,7%
8 16 Seat Leon 53 568 76,7% -0,7% 2,9% 2,1%
8 25 Mazda3 53 412 26,2% 1,5% 2,9% 1,5%
9 39 Volkswagen Tiguan 52 252 2,9% 0,9%
10 3 Opel Astra 51 1.411 88,9% 0,1% 2,8% 5,2%
11 13 Kia Cee’d 50 654 -21,9% -10,7% 2,7% 2,4%
11 11 Skoda Rapid 50 678 163,2% -10,0% 2,7% 2,5%
12 32 Peugeot 2008 48 328 2,6% 1,2%
13 21 Toyota Yaris 41 449 13,9% 19,1% 2,3% 1,7%
13 34 Fiat 500 41 317 2,3% 1,2%
13 33 Hyundai i20 41 325 86,4% 65,0% 2,3% 1,2%
14 43 Mazda CX-3 40 210 2,2% 0,8%
14 15 Skoda Fabia 40 593 53,8% 7,2% 2,2% 2,2%
14 2 Renault Clio 40 1.500 -40,3% 11,4% 2,2% 5,5%
15 38 Nissan Qashqai 37 272 68,2% 5,8% 2,0% 1,0%
16 14 Volkswagen Up! 36 614 50,0% 11,0% 2,0% 2,3%
16 7 Opel Corsa 36 1.078 56,5% 11,2% 2,0% 4,0%
17 12 Peugeot 208 35 675 -31,4% 25,0% 1,9% 2,5%
18 18 Dacia Sandero 30 554 -23,1% -30,8% 1,6% 2,0%
18 26 Fiat Tipo 30 389 1,6% 1,4%
19 5 Ford Focus 28 1.395 0,0% 79,3% 1,5% 5,1%
20 10 Ford Fiesta 26 728 -3,7% 32,6% 1,4% 2,7%

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