Slovakia 2017. Vehicles sales up 100.000, fourth record in a row

Slovakia Vehicles Market

Slovakia Vehicles Market kept booming in the 2017, when for the first time hit the 100.000 units, up 8% at the fourth all time record in a string. The country is now a manufacturing hub for the sector with benefit for the domestic market. Skoda dominates.

Slovakian economy seems to have maintained a healthy pace of growth in the last stretch of 2017, underpinned by robust demand from the EU. Merchandise exports recorded another robust year-on-year expansion in November. Healthy external demand buttressed growth in industrial production, which accelerated further in November mainly on the back of a remarkable performance in the automotive sector.

Slovakian vehicles market in recent years has been one of the most dynamic in Europe, while the country become a manufacturing hub for the entire continent. Domestic new vehicles sales scored an impressive series of all time record, starting from  the 2014. According to data released by the Slovakia Associations of Car Manufacturers, in the 2017 car passenger’s sales have been 104.279, up 8.1%.

 Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018 e
Car71.67365.96474.56580.17588.96596.69898.632
LCV5.1035.0755.6308.6787.4717.5817.581
Total76.77671.03980.19588.85396.436104.279106.213
 2012 Var2013 Var2014 Var2015 Var2016 Var2017 Var2018 var e
Car21,8%-8,0%13,0%7,5%11,0%8,7%2,0%
LCV-11,0%-0,5%10,9%54,1%-13,9%1,5%0,0%
Total18,9%-7,5%12,9%10,8%8,5%8,1%1,9%

The competitive landscape – considering just the car passenger’s – was dominated by Skoda with 18.907 sales (7.8%) and 19.6% of market share.

In second place Volkswagen with 9.066 units (+13.2%), Hyundai with 7.217 (+7.6%), Kia with 6.857 (+7.4%), Peugeot with 5.124 (+8.1%), Opel 4.921 (+0.0%), Suzuki with 4.825 (+20.0%) and Dacia with 4.433 (+12.9%).

The best-selling model was the Skoda Octavia with 5.340 units (+7.8%) ahead of Skoda Fabia with 5.308 (-1.2%) and Skoda Rapid with 3.877 (-0.5%).

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 2017Rank 2016BrandSales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017Share 2017Share 2016
11Skoda18.90717.5377,8%19,6%19,7%
22Volkswagen9.0668.00613,2%9,4%9,0%
33Hyundai7.2176.7097,6%7,5%7,5%
44Kia6.8576.3847,4%7,1%7,2%
56Peugeot5.1244.7398,1%5,3%5,3%
65Opel4.9214.9210,0%5,1%5,5%
77Suzuki4.7853.98720,0%4,9%4,5%
89Dacia4.4333.92712,9%4,6%4,4%
913Toyota4.2492.80951,3%4,4%3,2%
108Renault4.2303.9806,3%4,4%4,5%

Rank 2017Ran DecGroupSales 2017Sales DecVariation 2017Variation DecShare 2017Share Dec
11Volkswagen Group21.7291.12710,9%6,2%30,7%27,9%
22Renault Nissan Alliance16.48292720,7%-12,0%23,2%23,0%
33P.S.A.10.9546396,3%2,7%15,5%15,8%
44Hyundai-Kia6.1554978,5%0,0%8,7%12,3%
55Ford M.C.3.181211-4,4%49,6%4,5%5,2%
66F.C.A.2.505135-12,7%-6,9%3,5%3,3%
78BMW2.4561072,0%-34,4%3,5%2,6%
87Toyota M.C.2.37711036,1%0,0%3,4%2,7%
99Suzuki1.4469929,0%16,5%2,0%2,5%
1010Mercedes Benz1.4016613,2%-15,4%2,0%1,6%
Rank 2017Rank 2016 Sales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017
12Skoda Octavia5.3404.9527,8%
21Skoda Fabia5.3085.373-1,2%
33Skoda Rapid3.8773.898-0,5%
44Kia Cee’d2.8312.7841,7%
59Volkswagen Golf2.6302.09825,4%
66Hyundai i302.6102.26515,2%
75Suzuki Vitara2.5142.737-8,1%
87Hyundai Tucson2.2622.1883,4%
910Skoda Superb1.7661.988-11,2%
1011Kia Sportage1.6521.5248,4%

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