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Romania 2007: Dacia Logan’s volume stable, share down to 30%

The Romanian car market goes from strength to strength, up 23% this year at 315,621 registrations. With the entrance of the country in the European Union, imports are taking a larger share of sales: from 51% in 2007 to over 60% this year. In this context, the Dacia Logan manages to only drop 1% at 94,949 sales, but sees its market share go down to a more realistic 30.1%.

The Renault Clio stays 2nd and grows with the market at 16,183 sales (+22%) and 5.1% share, followed by the Skoda Octavia at 14,453 units (+19%) and 4.6% share. Very strong performances of the Renault Megane in 4th (+73%), Opel Astra Classic in 5th (+56%) and Chevrolet Aveo in 6th (+83%).

Full Year 2007 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

Romania Full Year 2007:

Pos Model 2007 % 07/06 2006 % Pos
1 Dacia Logan 94,949 30.1% -1% 96,037 37.5% 1
2 Renault Clio 16,183 5.1% 22% 13,249 5.2% 2
3 Skoda Octavia 14,453 4.6% 19% 12,098 4.7% 3
4 Renault Megane 11,917 3.8% 73% 6,882 2.7% 7
5 Opel Astra Classic 9,512 3.0% 56% 6,103 2.4% 8
6 Chevrolet Aveo 8,267 2.6% 83% 4,506 1.8% 10
7 Daewoo Matiz (est) 7,976 2.5% -28% 11,054 4.3% 4
8 Skoda Fabia 7,166 2.3% -6% 7,629 3.0% 6
9 Ford Fiesta 6,793 2.2%
10 Ford Focus 6,745 2.1%
11 Hyundai Accent 6,487 2.1% 69% 3,832 1.5% 12

Source: APIA

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