Moldova 2016. Hyundai Tucson challenges Dacia Logan throne

Moldova Auto Sales 2016 Hyundai-Tucson-2017

Moldova Auto Sales 2016 grew in double-digit, thanks to the gradually economic recovery. Hyundai Tucson challenged Dacia Logan leadership pushing Hyundai up at the best performance of the year.

Moldova has gradually recovered from a sharp economic slowdown over the past three years, with growth driven largely by remittance-based consumption and modest credit expansion. Some new momentum has been generated for improving the business environment and further liberalizing the trade regime.

The 2016 for the domestic vehicles market has been almost positive, partially recovering the double-digit slowdown scored in the 2015. According to data released by the Ceauto.hu, a consulting firm specialized in East European car markets, the vehicles passenger in the full year had been 4.195, up 18.6%.

Dacia kept the leadership for the fourth year in a row with 681 units (+6.6%) ahead of Skoda with 650 (+40.4%) and Hyundai, which was the best performer of the year with 536 (+96.3%).

In fourth place Toyota (+36.6%) ahead of Mercedes (+33.0%), with the Top 5 rank unchanged from the previous year.

BMW posted the sharpest decline, losing 19.5%, followed by Land Rover (-12.0%).

The Dacia Logan managed the models ranking for the 11th consecutive year with 348 sales (+17.2%), ahead of the rising stars: the Hyundai Tucson with 263 (+148.1%) and the Skoda Rapid with 222 (+167.5%).

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 2016 Rank 2015 BRAND Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation 2016 Share 2016 Share 2015
1 1 Dacia 681 639 6,6% 16,2% 18,1%
2 2 Skoda 650 463 40,4% 15,5% 13,1%
3 3 Hyundai 536 273 96,3% 12,8% 7,7%
4 4 Toyota 351 257 36,6% 8,4% 7,3%
5 5 Mercedes 270 203 33,0% 6,4% 5,7%
6 7 Volkswagen 230 169 36,1% 5,5% 4,8%
7 12 Ford 160 100 60,0% 3,8% 2,8%
8 9 Suzuki 135 132 2,3% 3,2% 3,7%
9 8 BMW 124 154 -19,5% 3,0% 4,4%
10 10 Land Rover 110 125 -12,0% 2,6% 3,5%

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Model Sales 2016 Sales 2015 2016 Variation
1 1 Dacia Logan 348 297 17,2%
2 4 Hyundai Tucson 263 106 148,1%
3 11 Skoda Rapid 222 83 167,5%
4 2 Skoda Octavia 178 157 13,4%
5 6 Skoda Superb 149 94 58,5%
6 21 Toyota Corolla 130 55 136,4%
7 3 Dacia Duster 129 107 20,6%
8 9 Suzuki Vitara 128 88 45,5%
9 10 Toyota RAV4 124 84 47,6%
10 7 Hyundai Santa fe 96 91 5,5%

 

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