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New car sales in Croatia rise 15.5% m/m in Oct

Author Iskra Pavlova
New car sales in Croatia rise 15.5% m/m in Oct

ZAGREB (Croatia), November 5 (SeeNews) - Sales of new passenger cars in Croatia increased 15.5% on the month to 4,104 in October after rising by 4% in September, market research agency Promocija Plus said on Tuesday.

In the first ten months of 2019, the sales of new cars in Croatia increased 2.5% on the year to 55,441, Promocija Plus said in an e-mailed statement.

Volkswagen was the top-selling brand in the country of some 4.2 million people with 717 vehicles sold in October, up from 601 a month earlier.

Skoda was the runner-up with 457 cars sold in October, up from 362 in September, while Renault ranked third with 258, down from 394 in September.

In the January-October period, Volkswagen was the most popular brand with a total of 7,439 cars sold, followed by Skoda with 5,250 and Renault with 5,230.

The best-selling car models in Croatia in October were Skoda Octavia, of which 241 units were sold, followed by Fiat Panda with 214 and Volkswagen Golf with 166.