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Wednesday, 03.09.2014, 00:21
Toyota maintained its position as most popular car producer in Estonia in July
A total of 209 different Toyota models were sold in Estonia in July. Ranking after it were Volkswagen, Skoda and Peugeot.
The Estonian Association of Car Dealerships and Maintenance Enterprises, sales of new cars declined slightly in July, but in the year-on-year comparison the overall trend is increasing somewhat. The market is still 40% lower than the peak levels that were achieved in 2007.
Small medium-class cars sell the most new cars in Estonia, particularly models such as Citroen C4, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Nissan Leaf, Peugeot 308, Renault Megane, Skoda Octavia. Medium-sized cars and SUVs rank after small medium-class cars, both categories accounting for approximately 20% in sales of new cars. The share of SUVs sold in Estonia is higher than the EU average.
The luxury car segment in sales of new cars in Estonia keeps falling; in 2007, this indicator was 1%, in 2010 it is only 0.2%.