Just a year after the Volkswagen T-Roc went on sale, it not only entered the TOP 10 most popular small SUVs in Europe, but took the first place.
The VW T-Roc was slightly ahead of the former 5-year leader Renault Captur in the first quarter of 2019.
57,319 people (+108% compared to last year’s result) bought the new Volkswagen’s SUV within the first three months of the year.
If the two-fold increase in sales can still be explained by a small comparative base, then the absolute numbers for the Volkswagen T-Roc can only inspire optimism.
Yes, the Renault Captur lags behind a bit, and its second generation, which even has a plug-in hybrid version, will be presented in the second half of 2019. Nevertheless, the T-Roc has good chances to take the first place in the European small SUV segment.
Sales of the budget Dacia Duster SUV rose by 19%. It ranks third and lags behind the leader by only 1,800 units.
Sales of small SUVs continue to grow rapidly In Europe. In the first quarter of 2019, the result closed to 570,00 – 11% more than last year.
Thus, 2 million registrations for the year are real numbers. Today, every sixth sold passenger car on the continent is a small SUV.