Slovenia 2016. Market up for the 5th year in a row

Slovenian Cars Sales 2016 Volkswagen-Golf-2017

Slovenian Cars Sales 2016 moderately up confirming the recovery trend started in the 2011 Volkswagen best brand while the Renault Clio was best model for the 19th consecutive year.

Market Outlook

Recent monthly data for Q4 suggest that the Slovenian economy is gaining steam. Adding to the good news, on 16 December S&P Global Ratings upgraded its outlook on Slovenia from stable to positive while affirming its A sovereign credit ratings on the country’s debt. FocusEconomics analysts see the economy accelerating from 2016’s growth and expanding 2.5% in 2017, which is up 0.1 percentage points from last month’s reading.

Following the positive performance of the previous year, the domestic cars market in 2016 kept a moderate growing speed improving 7.1% at 63.674 sales. It was the best sales level recorded since the 2011, hitting the fourth annual growth in a row.

According to data released by the Association of Car Manufacturers in Slovenia, the light commercial vehicles 9.959 (+33.6%) a strong increase keeping the path of last five years recovery.

Competitive Arena

Volkswagen was the leader with 9.747 units (+6.4%) ahead of Renault with 8.285 (-1.4%) and Skoda with 5.897 (+10.1%). The best performer of the year was Mini, up 67.5%, followed by Volvo, Suzuki, Hyundai, BMW and Fiat.

Among the lowest increases were reported for Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford and Renault, while the worst performance was recorded by Alfa Romeo, losing 52.2%.

The best selling model was the Renault Clio with 3.854 units (-11.8%) followed by the Volkswagen Golf 2.594 (-7.5%) and the Skoda Octavia with 2.377 (+29.9%).

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 Dec Rank 2016 BRAND Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016
2 1 Volkswagen 503 9.747 3,9% 6,4% 12,3% 15,3%
1 2 Renault 657 8.285 39,2% -1,4% 16,1% 13,0%
5 3 Skoda 292 5.897 16,3% 10,1% 7,2% 9,3%
3 4 Opel 352 4.628 24,4% 6,2% 8,6% 7,3%
4 5 Hyundai 304 3.334 223,4% 42,7% 7,5% 5,2%
12 6 Ford 141 3.326 -39,0% -9,4% 3,5% 5,2%
9 7 Peugeot 164 3.067 -26,1% -1,2% 4,0% 4,8%
6 8 Dacia 230 2.931 123,3% 9,0% 5,6% 4,6%
15 9 Citroen 104 2.576 -29,7% 4,3% 2,6% 4,0%
13 10 Fiat 131 2.479 77,0% 22,2% 3,2% 3,9%
7 11 Kia 193 2.339 14,2% 13,7% 4,7% 3,7%
10 12 BMW 150 2.217 5,6% 32,1% 3,7% 3,5%
11 13 Nissan 145 2.175 -22,0% -26,3% 3,6% 3,4%
8 14 Seat 181 2.095 69,2% 16,6% 4,4% 3,3%
17 15 Audi 79 1.787 -30,7% 15,5% 1,9% 2,8%
14 16 Toyota 106 1.692 1,0% 5,9% 2,6% 2,7%
18 17 Mercedes 78 1.192 18,2% 16,4% 1,9% 1,9%
16 18 Suzuki 85 1.121 44,1% 60,8% 2,1% 1,8%
19 19 Mazda 76 1.106 16,9% 18,2% 1,9% 1,7%
24 20 Jeep 7 278 -50,0% 21,4% 0,2% 0,4%
21 21 Mitsubishi 22 265 100,0% -26,0% 0,5% 0,4%
20 22 Honda 26 245 160,0% 10,9% 0,6% 0,4%
22 23 Volvo 15 227 50,0% 64,5% 0,4% 0,4%
23 24 Mini 13 191 225,0% 67,5% 0,3% 0,3%
26 25 Alfa Romeo 5 88 66,7% -52,2% 0,1% 0,1%
25 26 Porsche 6 68 500,0% 54,5% 0,1% 0,1%
27 27 Lexus 4 55 100,0% 41,0% 0,1% 0,1%
31 28 Land Rover 54 -100,0% 54,3% 0,0% 0,1%
31 29 Smart 46 -100,0% -35,2% 0,0% 0,1%
28 30 Subaru 3 41 -50,0% -8,9% 0,1% 0,1%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 GROUP Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016 FY
1 1 Volkswagen 1.061 19.594 10,9% 9,4% 26,0% 30,8%
2 2 Renault-Nissan 1.032 13.391 35,6% -4,7% 25,3% 21,0%
3 3 Hyundai-Kia 497 5.673 89,0% 29,1% 12,2% 8,9%
5 4 PSA 270 5.672 -28,2% 1,1% 6,6% 8,9%
4 5 General Motors 352 4.628 24,4% 6,1% 8,6% 7,3%
8 6 Ford 141 3.326 -39,0% -9,4% 3,5% 5,2%
7 7 FCA 145 2.869 54,3% 16,5% 3,6% 4,5%
6 8 BMW 163 2.408 11,6% 34,4% 4,0% 3,8%
9 9 Toyota 110 1.747 2,8% 6,8% 2,7% 2,7%
11 10 Mercedes Daimler 78 1.238 14,7% 13,1% 1,9% 1,9%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 Model Sales December Sales 2016 Variation December Variation 2016
1 1 Renault Clio 272 3.854 0,0% -11,8%
3 2 Volkswagen Golf 169 2.594 -7,5%
5 3 Skoda Octavia 113 2.377 29,9% 17,7%
16 4 Volkswagen Polo 60 2.037 -6,3% -1,3%
4 5 Renault Captur 122 1.824 64,9% 48,3%
7 6 Opel Astra 97 1.563 14,1% 46,9%
14 7 Dacia Duster 71 1.507 184,0% 8,4%
12 8 Volkswagen Passat 76 1.427 -17,4% -11,9%
15 9 Skoda Fabia 68 1.416 -15,0% -14,3%
2 10 Hyundai Tucson 170 1.245 415,2% 198,6%
6 11 Renault Mégane 109 1.184 179,5% -4,4%
19 12 Volkswagen Touran 55 1.123 17,0% 231,3%
8 13 Kia Sportage 89 1.034 -10,1% 51,2%
13 14 Kia Cee’d 74 1.029 34,5% 12,8%
11 15 Opel Corsa 77 968 -18,1% -18,9%
23 16 Peugeot 2008 50 956 -21,9% 20,4%
17 17 Nissan Qashqai 59 935 -39,8% 9,9%
42 18 Fiat 500 21 905 162,5% 8,3%
9 19 Seat Leon 87 902 89,1% 8,5%
28 20 Peugeot 208 39 890 -43,5% -4,4%
20 21 Skoda Rapid 54 870 42,1% 3,7%
21 22 Dacia Sandero 53 861 -3,6% -0,3%
16 23 Volkswagen Tiguan 60 856 233,3% 88,1%
18 24 Hyundai i20 57 809 171,4% 54,7%
42 25 volkswagen Golf Sportsvan 21 781 -97,7% -16,0%
31 26 Skoda Superb 35 750 34,6% 166,9%
10 27 Opel Mokka 85 711 129,7% 6,4%
27 28 Nissan Juke 40 703 -31,0% -57,3%
34 29 Peugeot 308 32 685 -25,6% -6,5%
26 30 Suzuki Vitara 42 674 -6,7% 128,5%
28 31 Ford Focus 39 668 -32,8% -39,1%
32 32 Ford C-max 34 634 -30,6% 30,2%
16 33 Fiat Panda 60 618 66,7% 23,6%
39 34 Ford Fiesta 25 610 -56,9% -31,8%
22 35 Seat Ibiza 51 599 75,9% 44,0%
25 36 Opel Meriva 45 593 50,0% 10,2%
39 37 Citroen C4 Picasso 25 534 -30,6% 17,6%
44 38 Ford B-Max 19 530 -52,5% 19,1%
37 39 Toyota Yaris 27 505 -18,2% 4,6%
30 40 Seat Alhambra 36 491 38,5% 94,8%

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