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Slovenia October. Skoda shines in a market down 13.9%

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Slovenian Autos Market fell down 13.9% in October, keeping the recent months negative tone . Although the economy has lost momentum, the market is still on a positive track. The Renault Clio is the best selling model, followed by the Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Golf.

Economic Environment

Slovenian economic for the third quarter points to continued loss of momentum from the first half. Although retail sales grew at a swifter average rate in the first two months of Q3 compared to the previous quarter as inflation moderated and unemployment remained at a multi-year low, consumer confidence dived deeper into negative territory in September, owing to rising pessimism on the country’s economic situation over the next year. Moreover, business confidence also tumbled, mainly due to downbeat sentiment in the manufacturing sector.

Market Trend

Slovenian vehicles market has fast recovered after the 2009 crisis and domestic sales are growing uninterruptedly since five years, with 2016 light vehicles sales at 73.633, including car passenger’s at 63.672. According to data released by the Association of Car Manufacturers in Slovenia, in the 2017 sales has taken a fast speed during all the year ending at 70.891 units (+11.4%).

In the 2018 the demand is robust and the market is taking the momentum up. Having ended the Q1 with 20.355 sales (+8.9%) and the Q2 with 21.271 (+4.6%), in the Q3  sales were 16.775 (+11.2%).

The Q4 started with 5.548 (-13.9%) sales in October. The year to date figures at 63.949 (+5.6%) and full year projection at 74.884 (+5.3%).

Market Sales October ‘+/- Oct Sales YTD 2018 +/- YTD 2018 Sales 2018 est +/- 2018
Car 5.548 -13,9% 63.949 5,6% 74.884 5,3%

Competitive Arena

At brand-wise, the market leader Volkswagen has sold year to date 10.537 units (+13.3%).

In second place Renault with 9.119 units (+8.7%) followed by Skoda with 5.902 (+2.3%), Opel with 3.875 (-3.2%), Fiat, up 10 positions, with 3.528 (+107%), Peugeot with 3.295 (+14.3%), Hyundai with 2.960 (-4.4%) and Citroen with 2.778 (+8.1%).

At model-wise, market leader was the Renault Clio with 3.277 (+4.9%) ahead of the Volkswagen Polo with 2.598 (+89.9%) and the Volkswagen Golf  with 2.461 sales (-14.2%).

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 Slovenia Store.

Rank 2018 Rank 2017 Brand Sales October ‘+/- Oct Sales YTD 2018 +/- YTD 2018 Sales 2018 est +/- 2018
1 1 Volkswagen 885 2,9% 10.537 13,3% 11.909 11,1%
2 2 Renault 689 -45,7% 9.119 8,7% 10.771 7,3%
3 3 Skoda 664 41,0% 5.902 2,3% 7.023 3,0%
4 4 Opel 258 -26,3% 3.875 -3,2% 4.644 -1,1%
5 14 Fiat 341 16,4% 3.528 106,7% 3.962 46,8%
6 7 Peugeot 335 15,1% 3.295 14,3% 3.711 11,3%
7 6 Hyundai 247 -28,2% 2.960 -4,4% 3.850 -2,6%
8 9 Citroen 314 15,4% 2.778 8,1% 3.195 7,5%
9 13 Kia 189 -28,1% 2.290 24,2% 2.660 17,2%
10 8 Ford 180 -37,1% 2.245 -18,2% 2.689 -18,3%
11 5 Dacia 145 -27,9% 2.226 -30,9% 2.835 -33,6%
12 12 Seat 155 -31,4% 2.131 7,8% 2.518 7,3%
13 10 Toyota 206 -1,4% 2.127 5,1% 2.429 4,7%
14 11 Nissan 140 -38,3% 2.060 2,1% 2.501 2,4%
15 15 Audi 87 -42,0% 1.654 0,1% 1.941 1,1%
16 16 Suzuki 90 -13,5% 1.377 11,0% 1.587 8,9%
17 10 BMW 117 -38,7% 1.361 -32,8% 1.652 -39,0%
18 17 Mercedes 120 -29,4% 1.182 -4,3% 1.317 -3,4%
19 18 Mazda 110 11,1% 1.161 7,0% 1.317 6,5%
20 19 Honda 35 -35,2% 380 -12,4% 432 -11,6%
21 20 Volvo 33 10,0% 339 38,4% 402 25,8%
22 21 Mitsubishi 49 157,9% 313 28,8% 339 20,4%
23 22 Jeep 39 85,7% 298 62,0% 316 36,7%
24 28 Jaguar 32 966,7% 152 216,7% 162 65,3%
25 23 Alfa Romeo 5 0,0% 125 -19,9% 140 -20,0%
26 29 Smart 50 614,3% 105 183,8% 109 63,1%
27 24 Mini 7 -30,0% 100 -30,6% 117 -36,8%
28 25 Porsche 3 0,0% 86 19,4% 92 15,9%
29 26 Land Rover 6 -25,0% 69 0,0% 76 0,9%
30 27 Lexus 5 0,0% 57 0,0% 63 0,6%
31 30 Subaru 7 133,3% 55 57,1% 61 33,2%
32 34 SsangYong 1 15 150,0% 19 48,0%
32 31 Abarth -100,0% 15 -16,7% 16 -17,6%
33 36 Lada 3 11 266,7% 11 72,7%
34 33 Tesla 9 -10,0% 10 -6,8%
35 35 Maserati 7 40,0% 7 14,3%
36 39 KTM 2
37 39 Caterham 1
37 38 Chevrolet 1 0,0% 1 0,0%
37 32 DS 1 0,0% 1 -91,7% 1 -1100,0%
38 37 Lancia -100,0%
38 39 Chrysler
38 39 Infiniti
38 38 Ferrari -100,0%
38 38 Lotus -100,0%

Rank 2018 Rank 2017 Model Sales October ‘+/- Oct Sales YTD 2018 ‘+/- YTD 2018
1 1 Renault Clio 291 -18,7% 3.277 4,9%
2 6 Volkswagen Polo 244 248,6% 2.598 89,9%
3 2 Volkswagen Golf 180 -53,5% 2.461 -14,2%
4 3 Skoda Octavia 301 49,8% 2.215 -5,3%
5 5 Renault Captur 149 -9,7% 2.188 58,7%
6 68 Fiat 500 248 101,6% 1.612 613,3%
7 4 Renault Mégane 121 -30,1% 1.575 -11,6%
8 9 Volkswagen Tiguan 143 16,3% 1.497 16,8%
9 26 Nissan Qashqai 76 -41,5% 1.403 105,4%
10 16 Peugeot 2008 127 60,8% 1.214 30,0%
11 163 volkswagen T-Roc 96 1.152
12 8 Dacia Sandero 81 -6,9% 1.103 -14,3%
13 10 Skoda Fabia 118 5,4% 1.093 -13,5%
14 19 Citroen C3 115 18,6% 994 8,4%
15 42 Fiat Panda 41 -51,2% 982 151,2%
16 17 Kia Cee’d 95 -2,1% 889 -4,3%
17 20 Peugeot 208 79 -18,6% 850 1,9%
18 7 Hyundai Tucson 34 -64,9% 836 -35,7%
19 14 Opel Corsa 51 -46,3% 824 -20,2%
20 21 Skoda Rapid 83 33,9% 782 -5,3%
20 13 Opel Astra 65 12,1% 782 -32,9%
21 11 Volkswagen Passat 77 -26,7% 780 -35,3%
22 122 Opel Mokka 46 820,0% 739 1321,2%
23 15 Ford Focus 19 -83,6% 726 -25,3%
24 27 Suzuki Vitara 56 0,0% 715 13,0%
25 31 Toyota Yaris 67 -13,0% 710 21,0%
26 18 Volkswagen Touran 31 -53,0% 704 -24,1%
27 23 Renault Scénic 37 -77,7% 694 -6,1%
28 72 Opel Crossland X 34 -40,4% 680 220,8%
29 52 Skoda Kodiaq 34 -38,2% 653 97,3%
30 32 Kia Sportage 45 -47,1% 642 9,6%

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