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Central & Eastern Europe 2010: Skoda Octavia strengthens lead

The Central & Eastern European market is down 5% in 2010 at 880,043 registrations. The Skoda Octavia, #1 in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, gains 8% to improve its market share to a very solid 7.2%. Whereas it is now over 60,000 sales again, its little sister the Skoda Fabia drops under 40,000 at 39,862 (-12%) and 4.5% market share at #2.

#1 in 2008, the Dacia Logan suffers from the weakness of the Romanian market and drops 15% at 31,246 sales and 3.6%, followed by the VW Golf gaining 1 spot in 4th (2.8%). The Opel Astra (+34% in 6th) and VW Polo (+23% in 10th) deliver the best performances of the Top 10.

Full Year 2010 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

Central & Eastern Europe Full Year 2010:

Pos Model 2010 % 10/09 2009 % Pos
1 Skoda Octavia 63,014 7.2% 8% 58,526 6.3% 1
2 Skoda Fabia 39,862 4.5% -12% 45,320 4.9% 2
3 Dacia Logan 31,246 3.6% -15% 36,819 4.0% 3
4 VW Golf 24,799 2.8% -1% 25,104 2.7% 5
5 Ford Focus 23,244 2.6% 5% 22,090 2.4% 6
6 Opel Astra 20,352 2.3% 34% 15,226 1.6% 11
7 Fiat Punto Classic 18,722 2.1% -6% 19,946 2.2% 8
8 Renault Megane 18,687 2.1% -12% 21,288 2.3% 7
9 Hyundai i30 18,404 2.1% 5% 17,513 1.9% 10
10 VW Polo 18,049 2.1% 23% 14,688 1.6% 12

Source: JATO

Note: Central & Eastern Europe includes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia and Slovenia.

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