Moldova 2016. Hyundai Tucson challenges Dacia Logan thronem


Moldova Auto Sales 2016 grew in double-digit, thanks to the gradually economic recovery. Hyundai Tucson challenged Dacia Logan leadership pushing Hyundai up at the best performance of the year.

Moldova has gradually recovered from a sharp economic slowdown over the past three years, with growth driven largely by remittance-based consumption and modest credit expansion. Some new momentum has been generated for improving the business environment and further liberalizing the trade regime.

The 2016 for the domestic vehicles market has been almost positive, partially recovering the double-digit slowdown scored in the 2015. According to data released by theĀ, a consulting firm specialized in East European car markets, the vehicles passenger in the full year had been 4.195, up 18.6%.

Dacia kept the leadership for the fourth year in a row with 681 units (+6.6%) ahead of Skoda with 650 (+40.4%) and Hyundai, which was the best performer of the year with 536 (+96.3%).

In fourth place Toyota (+36.6%) ahead of Mercedes (+33.0%), with the Top 5 rank unchanged from the previous year.

BMW posted the sharpest decline, losing 19.5%, followed by Land Rover (-12.0%).

The Dacia Logan managed the models ranking for the 11th consecutive year with 348 sales (+17.2%), ahead of the rising stars: theĀ Hyundai Tucson with 263 (+148.1%) and the Skoda Rapid with 222 (+167.5%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2016Rank 2015BRANDSales 2016Sales 2015Variation 2016Share 2016Share 2015
1010Land Rover110125-12,0%2,6%3,5%
Rank 2016Rank 2015ModelSales 2016Sales 20152016 Variation
11Dacia Logan34829717,2%
24Hyundai Tucson263106148,1%
311Skoda Rapid22283167,5%
42Skoda Octavia17815713,4%
56Skoda Superb1499458,5%
621Toyota Corolla13055136,4%
73Dacia Duster12910720,6%
89Suzuki Vitara1288845,5%
910Toyota RAV41248447,6%
107Hyundai Santa fe96915,5%