Suzuki leads domestic new passenger car market in 2021
With 17,650 passenger cars registered, Suzuki reached a 14.48% market share on the domestic new passenger car market in 2021, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
The brand – primarily thanks to its domestically produced Vitara and the new S-Cross model - has been leading new passenger car sales in Hungary for six years. The Japanese brand which sells only hybrid passenger cars in the EU markets will further expand its hybrid selection manufactured in Esztergom in 2022. With the new hybrid system, the Vitara will be available first, followed by the new S-Cross in the second half of the year.
Vitara – manufactured in Esztergom leads the SUV urban leisure category with 32.01% segment-share along with the passenger car category. A total of 8,350 units were registered from the model between last year.
In the Top 3 models of the new passenger car market, the domestically manufactured SX4 S-Cross, which debuted in a revamped form last November, ranks second. By the end of the year, a total number of 6,261 models were sold from the most popular lower-middle-class new car in Hungary, which is 22.67% of all lower-middle-class models sold (27,614 units).
From other imported hybrid models of Suzuki produced abroad but also available in Hungary 2,314 pieces of Swift were registered, which makes the model lead the B-segment with 20.45%. Some 513 pieces of Ignis, 203 pieces of Swace, and nine units from the electric-powered SUV Across were commissioned in 2021.
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