Slovenian Car Market rose 11% in March 2014. Nissan Juke & Fiat Panda shine.

Slovenian Car Market

Slovenian Car Market rose 11% in March 2014, posting the twelve year-on-year increase in a row. The performance was strong also in the light commercial vehicles market with sales boomed 30% from last year showing positive perspective for next months.

In March, accordingly with data released by Sekcija Za Osebna Motorna Vozila, the local Association of Car Manufacturers, the new car passengers sold have been 5.106, up 11.5% from year ago. The first quarter total car passenger’s sales have been 13.799, up 8.1% from year ago.

Despite in March Renault recovered the leadership with 792 sales and 15.5%, Volkswagenended the first quarter in first place with 720 sales in March and 2.022 cumulate 58 units in the quarter more than the rival.

Skoda was third with 449 units and 8.8% of share, followed by Peugeot and Citroen respectively with 405 and 380 sales.

Ranked 7th and 8th Nissan and Fiat were protagonist of a great quarter gaining respectively 1.2 and 0.8 points of share from 2013.

Indeed, negative was the  Ford and Hyundai quarterly performance having lost 0.6 points of share.

The local made Renault Clio was again the best-selling model despite in this quarter it has lost share from last year. Second was again Volkswagen Golf stable around 5% of market share and third was Skoda Octavia outpacing Volkswagen Polo.

In 5th Nissan Juke further improved its best place worldwide. It is impressive the Fiat Panda performance in this quarter. With 224 retails the Italian city car was 14th (9th in March) up 26 spots from last year.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models as you like:

Rank Mar Rank Q1 2014 Brand Mar Q1 2014 Share 2013 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Q1 2014
1 2 Renault 792 1.963 16,2% 13,5% 14,4% 15,5% 14,5%
2 1 Volkswagen 720 2.022 14,4% 15,9% 14,9% 14,1% 14,9%
3 3 Skoda 449 1.105 6,9% 6,4% 9,3% 8,8% 8,2%
4 4 Peugeot 405 1.006 7,1% 7,1% 7,1% 7,9% 7,4%
5 5 Citroen 380 1.000 6,5% 7,1% 7,7% 7,4% 7,4%
6 6 Opel 366 846 6,6% 6,2% 5,1% 7,2% 6,3%
7 10 Nissan 234 571 3,0% 3,3% 4,7% 4,6% 4,2%
8 9 Fiat 224 585 3,5% 4,1% 4,5% 4,4% 4,3%
9 7 Ford 202 604 5,1% 5,1% 4,4% 4,0% 4,5%
10 8 Kia 185 593 6,3% 6,4% 3,1% 3,6% 4,4%
10 11 Hyundai 185 479 4,1% 4,0% 2,9% 3,6% 3,5%
11 12 Dacia 162 448 2,5% 3,0% 3,8% 3,2% 3,3%
12 14 Seat 141 340 2,3% 1,4% 3,4% 2,8% 2,5%
13 13 BMW 120 389 2,7% 3,4% 3,0% 2,4% 2,9%
14 16 Toyota 118 310 2,6% 2,4% 2,1% 2,3% 2,3%
15 15 Audi 114 323 2,6% 2,3% 2,7% 2,2% 2,4%
16 19 Mazda 73 163 1,1% 1,3% 0,9% 1,4% 1,2%
17 17 Chevrolet 68 291 2,2% 2,9% 2,4% 1,3% 2,1%
18 18 Mercedes 59 190 1,5% 2,0% 1,1% 1,2% 1,4%
19 20 Suzuki 38 79 0,5% 0,3% 0,7% 0,7% 0,6%
20 21 Honda 18 76 0,8% 0,8% 0,6% 0,4% 0,6%
21 22 Alfa Romeo 15 35 0,3% 0,1% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
22 24 Volvo 7 23 0,1% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,2%
23 23 Mini 5 26 0,4% 0,2% 0,3% 0,1% 0,2%
23 28 Lexus 5 7 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1%
23 25 Mitsubishi 5 16 0,3% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
24 29 SsangYong 3 6 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,0%
24 27 Porsche 3 8 0,0% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1%
24 30 Jeep 3 5 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,0%
25 31 Smart 2 3 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
25 32 Tesla 2 2 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
25 26 Land Rover 2 10 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1%

Rank Mar Rank Q1 2014 Model mar-14 Q1 2014 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Q1 2014
1 1 Renault Clio 389 861 4,2% 7,1% 7,6% 6,4%
2 2 Volkswagen Golf 250 683 4,7% 5,6% 4,9% 5,0%
3 4 Skoda Octavia 180 505 4,3% 3,4% 3,5% 3,7%
4 3 Volkswagen Polo 174 557 5,1% 3,9% 3,4% 4,1%
5 8 Nissan Juke 148 308 1,0% 2,9% 2,9% 2,3%
6 10 Renault Scenic 135 298 2,0% 1,9% 2,6% 2,2%
7 9 Opel Corsa 131 299 2,1% 1,9% 2,6% 2,2%
8 12 Renault Megane 118 262 1,8% 1,6% 2,3% 1,9%
9 14 Fiat Panda 117 224 0,7% 1,9% 2,3% 1,7%
10 5 Renault Captur 114 431 4,3% 3,2% 2,2% 3,2%
11 6 Peugeot 208 112 335 3,2% 2,1% 2,2% 2,5%
12 13 Peugeot 308 108 238 1,2% 1,9% 2,1% 1,8%
13 11 Citroen C4 100 267 2,2% 1,8% 2,0% 2,0%
14 7 Skoda Rapid 90 332 2,8% 2,9% 1,8% 2,5%
15 18 Seat Leon 80 185 1,0% 1,5% 1,6% 1,4%
16 20 Kia Sportage 78 171 1,3% 0,9% 1,5% 1,3%
17 15 Dacia Duster 75 216 1,6% 1,7% 1,5% 1,6%
18 21 Opel Astra 73 168 1,3% 0,9% 1,4% 1,2%
19 17 Volkswagen Tiguan 70 196 1,8% 1,1% 1,4% 1,4%
19 24 Skoda Fabia 70 156 0,9% 1,1% 1,4% 1,2%
20 29 Citroen C3 64 134 0,8% 0,9% 1,3% 1,0%
20 19 Kia Cee’d 64 178 1,4% 1,3% 1,3% 1,3%
21 16 Dacia Sandero 62 200 1,9% 1,4% 1,2% 1,5%
21 37 Hyundai i30 62 107 0,6% 0,4% 1,2% 0,8%
21 22 Peugeot 3008 62 162 1,3% 1,0% 1,2% 1,2%
22 39 Fiat 500 61 101 0,3% 0,6% 1,2% 0,7%
23 28 Volkswagen Touran 60 136 1,1% 0,7% 1,2% 1,0%
24 25 Volkswagen Passat 59 148 1,2% 0,9% 1,2% 1,1%
25 30 Ford Fiesta 52 132 1,0% 0,8% 1,0% 1,0%
26 27 Citroen Berlingo 49 139 1,0% 1,1% 1,0% 1,0%
27 35 Ford C-max 46 118 1,0% 0,7% 0,9% 0,9%
27 34 Citroen C4 Picasso 46 122 0,7% 1,1% 0,9% 0,9%
28 30 Citroen C3 Picasso 45 132 0,9% 1,2% 0,9% 1,0%
28 33 Toyota Auris 45 125 1,3% 0,6% 0,9% 0,9%
29 45 Hyundai i20 44 84 0,4% 0,5% 0,9% 0,6%
29 54 Opel Zafira 44 68 0,3% 0,3% 0,9% 0,5%
30 35 BMW 3 Series 43 118 0,8% 1,0% 0,8% 0,9%

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