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Hyundai and Opel Motor Vehicles Top the List of Newly Registered Passenger Cars

Published: November 11, 2014; 18:00 · (FriedlNews)

A total of 26,945 registrations of new motor vehicles in Austria was observed in October 2014, by 0.8% more compared to October 2013.

Hyundai and Opel Motor Vehicles Top the List of Newly Registered Passenger Cars / Picture: © Adam Opel AG

According to Statistics Austria, a total of 26,945 registrations of new motor vehicles was observed in October 2014, by 0.8% more compared to October 2013. Diesel driven passenger cars (share: 57.8%) showed decreases (-1.9%), petrol driven ones (incl. flex-fuel; share: 40.9%) increases (+5.2%).

In October 2014, Mercedes (+40.9%), Seat (+15.9%), BMW (+14.5%), Opel (+12.8%), Ford (+8.8%), Skoda (+8.0%) and Hyundai (+7.7%) reported increases among the Top 10 passenger car makes. Decreases could be observed for VW (-6.3%), Renault (-5.6%) and Audi (-1.1%).

Within the Top 10 models of passenger cars, Hyundai I 20 (+82.9%), Opel Corsa (+81.2%), Ford Focus (+70.0%), Seat Ibiza (+37.9%), VW Bus (+22.5%), Renault Megane (+16.2%), VW Golf (+13.2%) and VW Polo (+3.9%) showed a positive outcome while VW Tiguan (-39.8%) and Skoda Octavia (-21.1%) decreased.