In Hungary final 12 months 128 031 new passenger automobile positioned in the marketplace, 19 p.c much lessas in 2019 – the Affiliation of Hungarian Motor Automobile Importers (MGE) mentioned. Gasoline automobiles outperformed diesels in gross sales, which MGE estimates isn’t a positive course of by way of CO2 emissions alone.

The group concludes that the variety of automobiles withdrawn inside six months of being positioned in the marketplace, which has been withdrawn from the marketplace for export, take a look at automobile shutdown, leaseback or different enterprise functions, is sort of excessive, at round 25 per cent. For probably the most half, these automobiles didn’t go to a home proprietor.

Used automobile imports outperformed the brand new automobile market: 9,970 in December, all 12 months spherical 130,431 used automobiles arrived within the nation. Imports outperformed new automobiles that truly remained within the nation by 20 p.c.

Suzuki achieved an 11.55 p.c share of the Hungarian market in 2020 with 14,783 new passenger automobiles bought, making it the market chief for the fifth 12 months in a row. Vitara, manufactured in Esztergom, leads the SUV class with a share of greater than 30 p.c, topping the annual gross sales record with 6,882 models bought. The second place went to the home SX4 S-Cross, of which 5,578 had been bought by the top of the 12 months.

In response to Toyota based mostly on deducted knowledge the model additionally leads home new automobile gross sales, passenger automobile gross sales and total gross sales of passenger and lightweight industrial autos. In response to Toyota, the model bought 12,259 automobiles after subtractions, forward of Suzuki and Skoda (9,169), which had 9,940 automobiles on this knowledge sequence.