Skoda sales continue to outpace the market, with a November total of 2,560 sales, resulting in year-to-date sales of 34.989. Coming shortly after an all-time record-setting month in September, Skoda has maintained its 1.5% market share and is already ahead of total 2004 sales.
Skoda sales are up 9.7% year-to-date in a market that is down nearly 6% over the same period last year, Buyers are coming from both retail and business sales segments, with fleet sales up by a stunning 88% over the same eleven-months of 2004.
By model, year to-date sales are lead by Fabia with 17,134 followed by Octavia with 15,155 and Superb with 2,680. The sporty and exciting vRS models - Octavia and Fabia - account for over 10% of total sales, with 2,816 Fabia vRS going to new owners and 832 of the first-generation Octavia showing the continuing popularity of the model. The new-generation Octavia vRS will make its debut in Skoda showrooms across Britain in early January.
Skoda ’s strong sales in current market conditions are further confirmation that more and more new car buyers are finding Skoda’s combination of great products, excellent value and outstanding customer service is the right choice for them.Published 9 December 2005