The best-selling car brand was Škoda, with 1,068 cars sold and a 10.9% share in total sales. It was followed by Volkswagen (918 cars, 9.4% share), Kia (838 cars, 8.5% share), Toyota (642 cars, 6.6% share), and Hyundai (635 cars, 6.6%).
In March alone, 3,882 new vehicles were sold, a decrease of 6.8% compared with March 2021. Last month, the most popular car model was the Hyundai Tucson, with 125 units sold. It was followed by the Opel Mokka (121), the Kia XCeed (113) and the Dacia Sandero (107).
More than half of the vehicles sold — 4,987 or 51.1% — were fuelled by petrol. The number of diesel cars continued to fall rapidly, with 1,920 units sold, or 19.7% of total sales, while the number of hybrid vehicles sold increased to 2,231, accounting for 22.9% of total sales. 375 of the cars sold were powered by natural gas (3.8%) and 250 were electric cars (2.6%).