Slovakia May 2020: Toyota (-35.1%), Renault (-35.8%) resist in market down -58.3%

…meanwhile Ssangyong is up 3700%!

Slovak new car sales continue to be battered by the coronavirus crisis with May registrations down another -58.3% year-on-year to 4.123, showing only a slight improvement on the -61.5% from April. The year-to-date tally is now down -37.9% to 26.513. Brand leader Skoda (-57.1%) roughly follows the market to 21% share vs. 22.1% so far this year, while Hyundai (-46.9%) overtakes Volkswagen (-63.7%) both this month with 10% share and YTD with 9.4%. For its part Toyota (-35.1%) manages the best hold in the Top 13, earning the May 4th spot and toppling Kia (-62.7%). Renault (-35.8%) does almost as well, with Mercedes (-38.5%) and BMW (-48.4%) also shining with somewhat thinned drops in the current context. However Opel (-80.7%), Citroen (-70.3%), Suzuki (-67.3%), Dacia (-65.7%) and Peugeot (-63.7%) all underperform. Further down, Mitsubishi (-32.4%) rallies back up 10 spots on last month to #14, Volvo (-28.2%) posts the best performance in the Top 20 while Ssangyong (+3700%), Lexus (+54.5%) and Land Rover (+32.1%) secure the only year-on-year gains in market just as Porsche (-5.4%) limits its fall.

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Previous month: Slovakia April 2020: Citroen C3 triumphs in market down -61.5%

One year ago: Slovakia May 2019: Skoda Octavia now #1 YTD, Kia (+23.9%) and Cee’d (+27.4%) shine

Full May 2020 Top 35 All-brands ranking below.

Slovakia May 2020 – brands:

Pos Brand May-20 % /19 Apr 2020 % /19 Pos FY19
1 Skoda 864 21.0% -57.1% 1 5,856 22.1% -29.6% 1 1
2 Hyundai 413 10.0% -46.9% 3 2,488 9.4% -34.3% 2 3
3 Volkswagen 342 8.3% -63.7% 2 2,440 9.2% -33.7% 3 2
4 Toyota 315 7.6% -35.1% 5 1,787 6.7% -8.0% 5 7
5 Kia 300 7.3% -62.7% 4 1,970 7.4% -39.5% 4 4
6 Renault 248 6.0% -35.8% 11 1,049 4.0% -45.3% 9 10
7 Dacia 214 5.2% -65.7% 8 1,418 5.3% -49.6% 7 6
8 Peugeot 213 5.2% -63.4% 6 1,627 6.1% -40.4% 6 5
9 Citroen 152 3.7% -70.3% 7 1,186 4.5% -33.1% 8 9
10 Mercedes 134 3.3% -38.5% 12 765 2.9% -26.7% 12 12
11 BMW 130 3.2% -48.4% 9 849 3.2% -26.8% 11 13
12 Opel 101 2.4% -80.7% 10 893 3.4% -61.2% 10 8
13 Suzuki 96 2.3% -67.3% 15 726 2.7% -51.8% 13 11
14 Mitsubishi 73 1.8% -32.4% 24 359 1.4% -26.4% 15 20
15 Seat 63 1.5% -69.9% 13 449 1.7% -36.8% 14 15
16 Audi 54 1.3% -69.8% 16 315 1.2% -48.0% 16 17
17 Mazda 54 1.3% -64.5% 17 267 1.0% -66.5% 21 14
18 Volvo 51 1.2% -28.2% 20 289 1.1% -21.0% 18 22
19 Ford 41 1.0% -72.5% 14 290 1.1% -57.7% 17 16
20 Honda 38 0.9% -69.6% 19 281 1.1% -47.9% 20 19
21 Ssangyong 38 0.9% 3700.0% 22 103 0.4% 758.3% 25 32
22 Land Rover 37 0.9% 32.1% 23 156 0.6% -21.6% 23 25
23 Fiat 34 0.8% -71.9% 18 282 1.1% -49.8% 19 18
24 Nissan 30 0.7% -70.9% 21 158 0.6% -55.7% 22 23
25 Subaru 19 0.5% -42.4% 26 97 0.4% -27.1% 26 26
26 Porsche 18 0.4% -5.3% 27 72 0.3% 2.9% 28 27
27 Jeep 17 0.4% -54.1% 25 121 0.5% -41.0% 24 24
28 Lexus 17 0.4% 54.5% 29 79 0.3% -16.0% 27 29
29 Mini 9 0.2% -62.5% 28 44 0.2% -50.6% 30 30
30 Jaguar 5 0.1% -50.0% 30 48 0.2% -52.9% 29 28
31 Alfa Romeo 2 0.0% -80.0% 31 18 0.1% -64.7% 32 31
32 Lada 1 0.0% -98.8%  – 3 0.0% -99.2% 33 21
33 DS 0 0.0% n/a  – 25 0.1% n/a 31  –
34 Smart 0 0.0% -100.0%  – 3 0.0% -25.0% 34 34

Source: ZAP

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