Slovakia 2016. New record, the third in a row.

Slovakia New Cars Sales in 2016

Slovakia Auto Sales 2016 hit the new all time record, reporting the third consecutive annual growth. Moreover the country was in 12th place in the international ranking as cars exporters.

Economic indicators for Slovakia sent mixed signals in the fourth quarter. The unemployment rate hit a multi-year low in December, which should have buttressed private consumption, but growth in industrial production decelerated for a third consecutive month in November. Slovakian car exports to the U.S. are worth around USD 1.3 billion. Our panelists expect GDP to expand 3.0% in 2017.

As regard the automotive industry, the country has increased continually its production of cars in recent years, confirming in 2016 the leadership in the world for number of cars produced per thousand inhabitants. The domestic cars market have shown a positive trend during the entire year and at the end hit the new all time record with 88.165 units (+13.1%).

Instead according to data released by the Slovakia Associations of Car Manufacturers, the light commercial vehicles had been 7.471 units (+2.4%), posting the third consecutive annual increase.

Competitive Arena

Skoda was the leader uncontested with 17.537 units (+5.2%) ahead of Volkswagen with 8.006 (-3.0%) and Hyundai with 6.709 (+6.4%). Fiat was the best performer of the year, surging 151.1%, while among the highest increases were reported for Citroen, Suzuki, BMW, Toyota, Ford, Dacia and Kia.

Peugeot, despite was in 5th place, scored the sharpest slowdown, losing 14.3%.

The Skoda Fabia was the best-selling model with 5.373 sales (-0.6%) followed by the Skoda Octavia with 4.952 (+11.3%) and the Skoda Rapid with 3.898 (-1.8%).

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast

F2M covers intensively this market with several products developed to help any investigation required. Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2025. AutoData in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.  See details within Slovakia Corner Store.

Rank 2016Rank 2015BRANDSales 2016Sales 2015Variation 2016Share 2016Share 2015
11Skoda17.53716.6775,2%19,7%20,8%
22Volkswagen8.0068.257-3,0%9,0%10,3%
33Hyundai6.7096.3056,4%7,5%7,9%
44Kia6.3845.60014,0%7,2%7,0%
56Opel4.9214.6914,9%5,5%5,9%
65Peugeot4.7395.532-14,3%5,3%6,9%
710Suzuki3.9872.63851,1%4,5%3,3%
87Renault3.9803.6319,6%4,5%4,5%
98Dacia3.9273.44314,1%4,4%4,3%
109Mercedes3.2192.9618,7%3,6%3,7%
1114Citroen3.1992.02158,3%3,6%2,5%
1212BMW2.9352.39622,5%3,3%3,0%
1311Toyota2.8092.43515,4%3,2%3,0%
1413Ford2.7072.36414,5%3,0%2,9%
1521Fiat2.069824151,1%2,3%1,0%
1615Nissan1.9471.9131,8%2,2%2,4%
1717Mazda1.8191.54417,8%2,0%1,9%
1816Audi1.7431.54612,7%2,0%1,9%
1918Mitsubishi1.2941.2136,7%1,5%1,5%
2020Honda1.2491.00923,8%1,4%1,3%
2119Seat1.1831.191-0,7%1,3%1,5%
2222Volvo65854620,5%0,7%0,7%
2323Jeep3383099,4%0,4%0,4%
2425Subaru28724815,7%0,3%0,3%
2524Land Rover2812771,4%0,3%0,3%
2635Iveco280-0,3%0,0%
2726Mini18115417,5%0,2%0,2%
2827Lexus13711123,4%0,2%0,1%
2928Lada12810719,6%0,1%0,1%
3027Porsche100111-9,9%0,1%0,1%
3135DS60-0,1%0,0%
3231Jaguar472867,9%0,1%0,0%

Rank 2016Rank 2015GroupSales 2015Sales 2016Variation 2016Share 2016Share 2015
11Volkswagen27.78228.5692,8%32,1%34,7%
22Hyundai-Kia11.90513.09310,0%14,7%14,8%
33Renault-Nissan9.0949.9829,8%11,2%11,3%
44PSA7.5537.9985,9%9,0%9,4%
55General Motors4.6934.9224,9%5,5%5,9%
67Suzuki2.6383.98751,1%4,5%3,3%
76Mercedes Daimler3.0003.2528,4%3,7%3,7%
88BMW2.5503.11622,2%3,5%3,2%
99Toyota2.5462.94615,7%3,3%3,2%
1013FCA1.1712.716131,9%3,1%1,5%

Rank 2016Rank 2015ModelSales 2016Sales 20152016 Variation
11Skoda Fabia5.3735.405-0,6%
22Skoda Octavia4.9524.45011,3%
33Skoda Rapid3.8983.970-1,8%
44Kia Cee’d2.7842.48412,1%
57Suzuki Vitara2.7371.47585,6%
66Hyundai i302.2652.292-1,2%
736Hyundai Tucson2.188596267,1%
89Opel Astra2.1651.43850,6%
95Volkswagen Golf2.0982.346-10,6%
1014Skoda Superb1.988968105,4%
1110Kia Sportage1.5241.4326,4%
1211Skoda Yeti1.3171.14814,7%
1312Volkswagen Passat1.1661.0768,4%
1416Opel Corsa1.11090223,1%
1514Peugeot 3081.0429687,6%
1615Renault Clio1.0279597,1%
1718Kia Rio1.01687915,6%
1813Volkswagen Polo974998-2,4%
1917Dacia Duster9408945,1%
208Hyundai i209361.467-36,2%
2121Peugeot 20892873027,1%
2220Dacia Sandero85877111,3%
2325Toyota Yaris76968711,9%
2326Ford Fiesta76968013,1%
2434Toyota Auris75761622,9%
2523Mitsubishi ASX7477095,4%
2630Peugeot 200873362816,7%
2732Seat Leon72362316,1%
2822Dacia Logan MCV7207131,0%
2927Nissan Qashqai665679-2,1%
3029Ford Focus6626590,5%
3128volkswagen Golf Sportsvan659660-0,2%
3224Mazda3634689-8,0%
3333Renault Mégane6296191,6%
3437Dacia Dokker6115834,8%
3535Honda CR-V6035971,0%
3638Suzuki Swift5675562,0%
3731Peugeot 3008557627-11,2%
3841Toyota RAV45515029,8%
3977Volkswagen Touran519242114,5%
4039Volkswagen Tiguan494534-7,5%

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