Skoda sales rise 6.8 percent in 2012: Octavia is bestseller

Skoda Auto has finished the calendar year 2012 with total sales of 939,200 cars, compared to 2011, this is an increase by 6.8%. Octavia sales at 409,600, Fabia at 240,500, Superb at 109,100, Yeti at 87,400, Rapid at 24,700. Citigo 30,000 and Roomster 38,000.

Skoda sales rise 6.8 percent in 2012Skoda Auto has set a record for the year 2012 with deliveries rising 6.8 percent during the twelve month period. The company delivered 939,200 units during the year as compared to 879,200 units delivered in the same period of the previous year, out of which Chinese markets received 235,700 units, a rise of 7.1 percent. December proved to be equally significant with sales reaching 66,200 units, an increase of 6.1% over sales in December 2011.

Sales across Europe during 2012 saw deliveries of over 358,000 units as compared to 361,800 units in 2011. Sales in Germany increased by 3.6% to 132,600 units as compared to 128,000 units in 2011 while sales in the UK was up 17.6% during the past year with countries such as Austria, Denmark and Switzerland doing equally well.

Sales in China and India saw a 7.1% and 14.2% increase respectively. Sales in China stood at 235,700 units as compared to 220,100 units a year earlier while sales in India totaled 34,300 units as compared to 30,000 units in 2011. The company is ecstatic at these results despite crisis in certain markets while the company is looking forward to introducing its new Skoda Octavia in early 2013. For more information, scroll down.

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