Slovenia car industry: from bad to worse In September it was down 29%

The lack ness of positive economic factors is pushing the Slovenian car market down, with a trend which looks worst, month after month, and with the 2012 projected below the 50.000 units, with a next year full of negative expectations.

Renault confirmed the leadership with 436 sales and a share of 13.6%. Third quarter share at 15.1% was aligned with year-to-date share, which was down 0.7 points of share from 2011. The best-selling model was the Clio.

Volkswagen was second with 338 units and a share dropped at 10.6%. Third quarter share at 12.4% was down 1.6 points of share from Q2 and 3.0 points from Q1.

Peugeot surged in 3rd place with 317 sales and a share of 9.9%, the best this year. Q3 share at 9.0% was up 2.1 points from Q2. The top model was the 308, 8th year-to-date.

Citroen was 4th with 248 sales and 7.7% of share. Q3 share at 7.6% was up 0.7 points from Q2 and 1.5 from Q1. The top model was the Berlingo, 12th year-to-date.

Skoda was 5th with 235 sales and 7.3% of share. Year-to-date share at 6.3% was up 1.1 points from last year. The top model was the 5th year-to-date and 3rd in September.

In the table below, the Top 20 brands, ranked for the year to date position:

Rank

Brands

Sep

Q3

Ytd Sep

2011

Q1

Q2

Sep

Q3

Ytd Sep

1

Renault

436

1.566

5.851

15,8%

13,6%

16,7%

13,6%

15,1%

15,1%

2

Volkswagen

338

1.284

5.450

13,7%

15,4%

14,0%

10,6%

12,4%

14,1%

3

Opel

185

741

3.020

8,7%

7,4%

8,7%

5,8%

7,1%

7,8%

4

Peugeot

317

932

2.899

7,1%

7,0%

6,9%

9,9%

9,0%

7,5%

5

Citroen

248

784

2.631

7,0%

6,1%

6,9%

7,7%

7,6%

6,8%

6

Skoda

235

676

2.420

5,2%

6,0%

6,3%

7,3%

6,5%

6,3%

7

Kia

153

511

2.101

3,9%

5,8%

5,4%

4,8%

4,9%

5,4%

8

Ford

180

583

2.032

6,0%

5,3%

4,9%

5,6%

5,6%

5,2%

9

Hyundai

198

513

1.903

5,2%

5,9%

3,9%

6,2%

4,9%

4,9%

10

Chevrolet

154

380

1.300

3,4%

3,7%

2,8%

4,8%

3,7%

3,4%

11

BMW

51

209

1.114

2,8%

2,0%

4,4%

1,6%

2,0%

2,9%

12

Nissan

76

305

1.128

2,9%

3,0%

2,8%

2,4%

2,9%

2,9%

13

Audi

93

275

1.101

2,4%

2,8%

3,0%

2,9%

2,6%

2,8%

14

Fiat

113

341

1.125

3,3%

2,5%

3,0%

3,5%

3,3%

2,9%

15

Seat

79

215

871

2,4%

2,5%

2,1%

2,5%

2,1%

2,3%

16

Toyota

87

231

745

2,2%

2,1%

1,5%

2,7%

2,2%

1,9%

17

Dacia

66

188

683

1,6%

1,9%

1,6%

2,1%

1,8%

1,8%

18

Mercedes

52

185

655

1,2%

1,9%

1,4%

1,6%

1,8%

1,7%

19

Mazda

42

126

375

0,9%

0,9%

0,9%

1,3%

1,2%

1,0%

20

Alfa Romeo

15

48

253

0,7%

1,1%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

0,7%

Looking at the best-selling models, Renault Clio was the leader with 141 sales, followed by the Renault Scenic with 114 and the Skoda Octavia, with 106.

In the table below, the best 30 models, ranked for year to date position:

Rank

Models

Sep

Q3

Ytd Sep

Jul

Aug

Sep

Q3

Ytd Sep

1

Renault Clio

141

499

2.184

4,7%

5,3%

4,4%

4,8%

5,6%

2

Renault Megane

88

391

1.649

5,2%

2,9%

2,7%

3,8%

4,3%

3

Volkswagen Polo

96

345

1.378

3,2%

3,8%

3,0%

3,3%

3,6%

4

Volkswagen Golf

52

248

1.117

2,3%

3,3%

1,6%

2,4%

2,9%

5

Skoda Octavia

106

236

918

1,7%

1,9%

3,3%

2,3%

2,4%

6

Opel Astra

47

234

911

2,8%

2,3%

1,5%

2,3%

2,4%

7

Opel Corsa

57

222

910

2,0%

2,7%

1,8%

2,1%

2,4%

8

Peugeot 308

95

253

807

2,2%

2,2%

3,0%

2,4%

2,1%

9

Renault Scenic

114

369

806

5,5%

1,0%

3,6%

3,6%

2,1%

10

Kia Rio

46

119

761

0,9%

1,2%

1,4%

1,1%

2,0%

11

Skoda Fabia

39

136

719

1,6%

1,0%

1,2%

1,3%

1,9%

12

Citroen Berlingo

60

157

719

1,2%

1,5%

1,9%

1,5%

1,9%

13

Kia Cee’d

58

237

697

2,2%

2,9%

1,8%

2,3%

1,8%

14

Volkswagen Passat

36

136

609

1,3%

1,5%

1,1%

1,3%

1,6%

15

Ford Focus

52

189

605

2,3%

1,3%

1,6%

1,8%

1,6%

16

Chevrolet Aveo

74

183

546

1,2%

2,0%

2,3%

1,8%

1,4%

17

Ford Fiesta

50

154

528

1,2%

1,8%

1,6%

1,5%

1,4%

18

Hyundai i30

70

155

526

1,1%

1,3%

2,2%

1,5%

1,4%

19

Seat Ibiza

47

113

461

0,8%

1,0%

1,5%

1,1%

1,2%

20

Renault Twingo

51

132

460

1,2%

1,1%

1,6%

1,3%

1,2%

21

Kia Sportage

43

119

450

1,1%

1,0%

1,3%

1,1%

1,2%

22

Volkswagen Touran

23

75

444

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

1,1%

23

Fiat Panda

39

136

424

1,2%

1,6%

1,2%

1,3%

1,1%

24

Chevrolet Cruze

50

84

416

0,0%

1,1%

1,6%

0,8%

1,1%

25

Volkswagen Up!

44

130

414

1,1%

1,3%

1,4%

1,3%

1,1%

26

Citroen C3

29

131

412

1,7%

1,1%

0,9%

1,3%

1,1%

27

Opel Insigna

34

103

410

1,1%

0,7%

1,1%

1,0%

1,1%

28

Peugeot 208

86

250

408

2,1%

2,5%

2,7%

2,4%

1,1%

29

Fiat Punto

59

119

403

1,0%

0,7%

1,8%

1,1%

1,0%

30

Peugeot Partner

40

72

391

0,0%

1,0%

1,2%

0,7%

1,0%

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