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Sales of New Cars In Croatia

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Sales of New Cars In Croatia – Data, Trends, Charts & Analysis

Here you will find annual car sales figures for Croatia. These statistics are Total Market Volumes, which include passenger cars as well as light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

Complete market data for Croatia is only available since 2013 from our source, because the country wasn’t part of the European Union before. If you have reliable LCV statistics from before that time, please get in touch with us. From a peak of over 88.000 passenger car sales in 2008, the market collapsed as volume was virtually halved the next year (similar to Bulgaria) and declined further to a low of under 28.000 passenger cars in 2013, a total decline of 68,5% in 5 years time. Since then, the market has rebounded quickly, adding more than 50% to its volume in just three years time, and returning to 2009 levels in 2017, thanks to double digit increases in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018. LCV sales typically make up 15% of total car sales in Croatia.

Croatia Automotive Sales Data & Recent Highlights

As you can see, the Croatia car sales market has been recovering in recent years. The market has been growing at an average annual growth rate of 8.3%. There are a number of factors that have contributed to the recovery of the Croatia car sales market. These include the economic recovery, the increasing urbanization, and the increasing demand for SUVs.

The economic recovery has led to an increase in disposable income, which has made it easier for people to afford cars. The increasing urbanization has also created a demand for cars, as people need a way to get around in cities. And the increasing demand for SUVs is due to the fact that they are seen as more practical and comfortable than sedans.

However, there are some challenges that the Croatia car sales market faces. These include the high cost of cars, the limited availability of financing, and the poor road infrastructure. The high cost of cars makes them less affordable for many people in Croatia. The limited availability of financing makes it difficult for people to get loans to buy cars. And the poor road infrastructure makes it difficult to drive cars in some parts of the country.

Despite these challenges, the Croatia car sales market is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. The economic recovery and the increasing urbanization are expected to continue to drive demand for cars. And the government is taking steps to address the challenges facing the market, such as reducing import duties and improving the road infrastructure.

Interesting Croatia New Car Sales Stats

  • Best Sales Year Volume: 88,265 units sold
  • Worst Sales Year Volume: 27,802 units sold
  • Average Sales Per Year: 50,888.0 units sold
  • Total Sales Units (since 2005): 915,984 units sold

The Top 5 Most Popular Automotive Brands In Croatia

The top 5 car brands sold in Croatia. These brands have been consistently popular in Croatia for many years. They offer a wide range of models to choose from, and they are known for their reliability and affordability.

  1. Volkswagen
  2. Renault
  3. Skoda
  4. Kia
  5. Dacia

Croatia New Motor Vehicle Sales Table

Year Sales Growth
2005 70,541
2006 78,775 11.67
2007 82,664 4.94
2008 88,265 6.78
2009 44,918 -49.11
2010 38,587 -14.09
2011 41,561 7.71
2012 31,360 -24.54
2013 27,802 -11.35
2014 33,962 22.16
2015 35,715 5.16
2016 44,106 23.49
2017 50,769 15.11
2018 60,041 18.26
2019 62,977 4.89
2020 36,057 -42.75
2021 44,929 24.61
2022 42,955 -4.39

Croatia New Motor Vehicle Sales Chart

Sources: Manufacturers, ANDC, JATO Dynamics.