Toyota and Suzuki S-Cross best-sellers, volumes down -13.3% – Best Selling Cars Blog

The Suzuki S-Cross easily tops the Hungarian charts over Q1 2022. Picture cartarsblog.hu

In March, 12,790 new light vehicles found a buyer including 11,148 Passenger Cars. Over the First Quarter of the year, the light vehicle total stands at 32,947 units, down -13.3% on the same period in 2021. Among these, 28,690 Passenger Cars were sold (-10.9%) and 4,257 Light Commercial Vehicles (-26.9%). In the PC+LCV brands ranking, Toyota leads the way with 13.3% share followed by Suzuki at 11.9%, Ford at 11.2%, Volkswagen at 7% and Skoda at 6.5%. In the PC only brands ranking, Toyota (+26.7%) again is #1 ahead of Suzuki (+20.9%), Ford (-15.5%), Kia (+8.2%) and Volkswagen. Dacia (-43.9%) is struggling at #8 whereas Opel (+166.5%) shoots up to #9. Both Mercedes (#7) and BMW (#10) manage to slide into the Top 10 over the period.

Model-wise, the Suzuki S-Cross is the best-seller over Q1 with 6.4% share, dislodging the Suzuki Vitara far below at 4%. The Kia Ceed advances two spots on its FY2021 ranking to #3 while the Toyota Corolla is up four to #4 and the Skoda Octavia is up three to #5. Meanwhile the Dacia Duster is down two to #6 but the Toyota Yaris (+7), C-HR (+10) and RAV4 (+7) all post fantastic lifts to all fit within the Top 10 as does the Opel Astra K (+26). the Toyota Yaris Cross lands directly at #11 ahead of he Ford Kuga. 

Previous month: Hungary February 2022: Suzuki S-Cross cements leadership in market off -14.4%

Full Q1 2022 Top 5 PC+LCV brands, Top 10 PC brands and Top 40 PC+LCV models below.

Hungary Q1 2022 – brands (PC+LCV):

Pos Brand Q1 2022 % FY21
1 Toyota 4,383 13.3% 2
2 Suzuki 3,913 11.9% 1
3 Ford 3,680 11.2% 3
4 Volkswagen 2,310 7.0% 7
5 Skoda 2,153 6.5% 5

Hungary Q1 2022 – brands (PC only):

Pos Brand Q1 2022 % /21 FY21
1 Toyota 3,807 13.3% 26.7% 3
2 Suzuki 3,755 13.1% 20.9% 2
3 Ford 2,639 9.2% -15.5% 1
4 Kia 2,153 7.5% 8.2% 4
5 Volkswagen 2,023 7.1% 6.2% 5
6 Skoda 1,866 6.5% -15.6% 7
7 Mercedes 1,357 4.7% n/a 9
8 Dacia 1,304 4.5% -43.9% 6
9 Opel 1,202 4.2% 166.5% 11
10 BMW 1,111 3.9% n/a 12
n/a Audi 771 2.7% 35.0% 18
n/a Fiat 627 2.2% -69.2% 8
n/a SsangYong 455 1.6% 52.7% 23
n/a Peugeot 361 1.3% -32.0% 17
n/a Seat 183 0.6% -38.6% 21
n/a Tesla 162 0.6% 3950.0% 31
n/a Abarth 161 0.6% 133.3% 30
n/a Jeep 123 0.4% -87.5% 14
n/a Porsche 116 0.4% 52.6% 29
n/a Land Rover 23 0.1% -82.0% 28
n/a Jaguar 10 0.0% -63.0% 33
n/a Ferrari 6 0.0% -40.0% 36

Hungary Q1 2022 – models (PC+LCV):

Pos Model Q1 2022 % FY21
1 Suzuki S-Cross 2,094 6.4% 2
2 Suzuki Vitara 1,326 4.0% 1
3 Kia Ceed 1,036 3.1% 5
4 Toyota Corolla 1,019 3.1% 8
5 Skoda Octavia 827 2.5% 7
6 Dacia Duster 791 2.4% 4
7 Toyota Yaris 635 1.9% 14
8 Toyota C-HR 567 1.7% 18
9 Toyota RAV4 552 1.7% 16
10 Opel Astra K 514 1.6% 36
11 Toyota Yaris Cross 492 1.5% n/a
12 Ford Kuga 479 1.5% n/a
13 Kia Sportage 452 1.4% 10
14 Ford Tourneo Custom 448 1.4% 9
15 Fiat 500 448 1.4% 3
16 VW T-Roc 433 1.3% 26
17 Ford Focus 408 1.2% 20
18 Renault Master 408 1.2% n/a
19 Ford Puma 399 1.2% 13
20 Toyota Hilux 374 1.1% n/a
21 Ford Ranger 354 1.1% n/a
22 Ssangyong Korando 336 1.0% 38
23 Ford Transit 323 1.0% 6
24 Hyundai i30 310 0.9% 21
25 VW T-Cross 298 0.9% 29
26 Hyundai Tucson 296 0.9% 15
27 Skoda Superb 258 0.8% 34
28 Ford Ecosport 256 0.8% 40
29 Volvo XC60 244 0.7% 39
30 Ford Transit Custom 244 0.7% 48
31 Opel Mokka 243 0.7% n/a
32 Skoda Kodiaq 234 0.7% 27
33 Opel Crossland 230 0.7% 22
34 VW Passat 226 0.7% 24
35 VW Golf 221 0.7% 32
36 Kia Niro 214 0.6% 33
37 Hyundai Kona 213 0.6% 28
38 Skoda Scala 212 0.6% 31
39 Volvo XC40 204 0.6% 35
40 Renault Clio 193 0.6% 41

Source: Datahouse. Many thanks to Csaba.