Volkswagen group brand Skoda has set a half year sales record here in the UK with more than 32,000 registrations.

Best selling model was the Fabia with 11,657 sales followed by the Yeti (4,877).

Brand director Alasdair Stewart said: "These figures show how strong the Skoda brand has become in the UK."

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Another record tumbles as ŠKODA notches up highest ever UK sales

 


  • Record first six months from January to June
  • More than 32,000 registrations year to date
  • Strong June performance with 6,361 cars sold

Milton Keynes, 9 July 2013: ŠKODA UK has enjoyed the most successful six months in its history with more than 32,000 registrations. ŠKODA's best-selling model in the UK continues to be the Fabia, with total registrations for the first six months of 11,657. The Fabia is followed by multi-award-winning Yeti, which notched up 4,877 sales in the same period.

The impressive six-month total was boosted by a strong June sales performance. Fabia registrations hit 1,783, while the Octavia recorded 1,343 sales. Yeti also enjoyed a great month with 1,025 registrations.

Commenting on the record figures, Alasdair Stewart, Brand Director for ŠKODA UK said: "These figures show how strong the ŠKODA brand has become in the UK. We're delighted that so many drivers are choosing to buy ŠKODA. Our range is now broader than ever, while our retailer network is continuing to flourish. We have some very exciting new products in the pipeline that we can't wait to get into showrooms later this year."

UK registrations in detail:

 

  June 2013   Januay to June 2013
Citigo 778   3,663
Fabia 1,783   11,657
Octavia* 1,343   5,384
Rapid 598   2,658
Roomster 286   1,309
Superb 548   2,836
Yeti 1,025   4,877

 

*Figure includes A5 and new A7 model

Original source: via headlineauto