13 December 2015

Bulgaria Car/LCV Sales By Brand : 1995-99

The capital city Sofia

Data for countries like Bulgaria isn't that easy to find. Some years ago it was easier and below are sales for both cars and light commercial vehicles, which explains a few of the unusual names. It's not a large car market as the country is not that financially well endowed.

Lada started the period well ahead but fell away to end up 13th. Daewoo ended up the most popular brand and by some margin. Things move quickly here as is often the case with smaller nations.


Rk Make 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

1 Daewoo 1,377 492 1,524 4,010 2,619

2 Peugeot 498 294 414 856 1,339

3 Ford 1,008 1,030 957 1,263 1,200

4 Škoda 612 534 380 565 880

5 Citroën 358 307 386 777 706

6 Opel 663 766 379 660 706

7 Hyundai 420 304 373 84 581

8 Renault
133 208 352 489

9 Toyota 50 92 186 372 449

10 VW 491 426 596 591 433

11 Kia 174 264 170 184 367

12 Suzuki
119 92 244 357

13 Lada 3,216 1,263 617 812 274

14 Mercedes 191 169 133 286 263

15 Rover/LR 478 411 23 56 229

16 Fiat 265 218 547 444 117

17 Dacia 218 62 7
114

18 Seat
92 141 102 113

19 Nissan 120 74 79 55 101

20 Piaggio

5 86 97

21 Mazda
132 270 223 90

22 Mitsubishi 20 47 6 1 79

23 Kamaz



70

24 Volvo
71 64 94 61

25 BMW 133 74 34 52 53

26 Audi 24 35 73 53 47

27 Iveco 20 7 9 38 44

28 Honda 24 41 40 50 32

29 Saab



27

30 Jaguar 3 1 1 1 10

31 Avia
30 61 33 5

32 Chrysler 131 74 17 1 4

33 Aro 19 4 4 14 2

34 Lancia 14 4 1 3

35 Moskvich 453 23



Tofash 179 7



Total 11,159 7,600 7,797 12,362 11,958

Data source: SVAB.

Lada lost ground during this time in Bulgaria

2 comments:

ceylonlanka said...

unbelievable...Daewoo is at top? wow....

RayCee Smith said...

Was, in 1999. Amazing how Daewoo went and now it's successor Chevrolet Europe has also gone. I guess Dacia fills that role nicely now.