In September, sales of new passenger and light commercial vehicles deteriorated again year-on-year. At the end of the year, the Slovenian market for new passenger cars will be only around 45,000 passenger vehicles.
In September, 4,290 passenger and light commercial vehicles were registered in Slovenia for the first time, which is 12.25 percent less than in September last year. The year-on-year drop was thus slightly greater than in August.
In the nine months in total, sales of new passenger and light commercial vehicles were down by 16.27 percent year-on-year, with 42,259 vehicles sold.
The automotive market in Slovenia is thus still persisting in negative year-on-year figures. As announced today by the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia, 3,775 passenger cars were registered for the first time in September, which is 8.53 percent less than last September. Meanwhile, 515 light commercial vehicles were registered, or 32.41 percent less than in the same period last year.
Volkswagen and clio at the top
In the nine months of this year, a total of 36,757 passenger cars were registered for the first time, which represents a 14.69% year-on-year drop. Meanwhile, the number of light commercial vehicles registered for the first time declined by 25.47 percent to 5,502.
Among passenger cars, the most Volkswagens (563) were registered in September, followed by Skodas (487), Renaults (342), Citroens (247), Hyundais (214), Peugeots (210), Toyotas (190) and Kias (176). . Among the models, the most Škoda octavias (184), Renault capturs (115) and Renault clios (113) were sold.
Among the light commercial vehicle brands in September, Volkswagen (99), Ford (90) and Renault (87) were at the top. The most popular models were Volkswagen’s Crafter (65), Peugeot’s Boxer (49), Ford’s Transit Custom (40) and Citroen’s Jumper (37).
For nine months in total, Volkswagen (5,766) was also at the head of the most popular brands among passenger cars, Škoda (3,556) remained in second place ahead of Renault (3,302), and Hyundai (2,544) and Toyota (2,461) rounded out the top five.