Czech Republic 2017. Toyota the star in a record market

Czech Republic Autos sales

Czech Republic Autos sales in 2017 hit the new all time record both in cars and lcvs segment, keeping an amazing series of records. Skoda takes the 30% plus market share with new SUV Karoq already in the top ten. Toyota was the star of the year, up 45%.

Czech Republic economy is growing at a robust pace. Following a strong result in Q3, recent indicators suggest that the momentum carried over into the final quarter of 2017. Industrial production picked up steam in October and November while the PMI reached a multi-year high in December, which indicates strong expansion momentum in the manufacturing sector. In the same month economic sentiment also hit a multi-year high

The automotive industry become a crucial factor in the country’s economic development and the great performance reported for one of the major national company, Skoda, has driven up the market in the last years. To have a clear report on the brand development since 2010 with perspectives to the 2022 you can read our experts recent report.

Czech vehicles market is hitting a record each year. Since the 2012 the annual car passenger’s volume grew up from 174.128 to 259.066 in the 2016 and in the 2017 it was established the new all time record again. Indeed, according to the data released by S.D.A. the Association of Car Manufacturers, car passengers figures have been 271.595 (+4.8%) while light commercial vehicles sales have been 19.411 (+1.4%) both at record level.

At brand-wise, Skoda in 2017 underperformed the industry with 84.138 units sold (+2.3%) and 31.1% of market share.

In second place, Volkswagen sold 26.942 units (+1.3%) followed by Hyundai with 21.420 (+2.0%), Ford with 16.646 (+9.0%), Dacia with 14.498 (+17.1%) and Renault with 11.224 (+10.1%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for all Brands and top 10 models.

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