Skoda enjoys a very good evolution on the UK market, thanks to its wide range of cars. After the first six months, 42,233 new cars were registered. That’s almost 1,000 more vehicles than the brand sold in the entire 12 months of 2010 (41,240). Compared to a figure of 39,463 units for January to June 2015, it means a growth of 11 per cent and gives the brand a year-to-date market share of 3 per cent.
The Czech brand’s sales are up year-on-year according to SMMT figures released yesterday, with 9,035 finding new homes, making it Skoda’s best ever June in the UK, 900 vehicles ahead of the same period in 2015. They also experienced a record number of customer orders during the first six months of 2016, 11 per cent up on 2015.
One of the actors responsible for this performance was demand the Fabia super-mini, which is up 22.8 per cent on the same period last year, and the flagship Superb, up 70.6 per cent on 2015, a record in the UK.