Opel, one of the strongest players in the Turkish automotive market, continues to improve its sales performance month by month. Reaching the highest monthly sales in its history with the sales figure of 10 units in May, Opel became Turkey's choice with its successful model family. In May 671, Opel Mokka was at the top of both the B-SUV and the electric vehicle market; Corsa and Astra ranked second in their segments after their domestic rivals. Saying that they closed the year 2023 with 2022 thousand 36 units, Opel Turkey General Manager Emre Özocak said, “We have approached the total number of sales we made last year in the first 725 months of this year. By closing the month of May with 5 thousand 10 sales, we reached our highest sales figure in 671 years. These numbers took us to a successful market share of 20 percent in May. When we look at the first 9,6 months of the year, it has reached 5 units in 5 months and a share of 29 percent. As we move forward step by step in line with our 609 targets, we continue to strengthen our position among the Opel markets. This performance in May made us the country with the highest sales of Opel after Germany.”
Offering superior German quality and comfort at affordable prices in the automotive world, Opel continues to grow with its innovative models and environmentally friendly product range in the electric vehicle market. Opel, which attracts great attention from Turkish consumers with its wide range of models and distinctive quality perception appealing to every user and age group, reflects this situation to its sales figures. Reaching the highest monthly sales figure in Turkey in May, Opel managed to dominate 10 percent of the total market with the sales of 671 thousand 9,6 units. Having previously reached its highest sales volume with 10 units in December 185, Opel attracted attention with its high performance as the second highest selling brand in Turkey both in the passenger car market and in the total market. This high performance in May made Turkey the country with the highest sales of Opel after Germany.
Mokka, the new leader of the B-SUV
Opel consolidated its position in 29th place with its sales figure of 609 units as of the end of May and a market share of 6,7 percent. The brand maintains its strong position in commercial vehicles as well. As of the end of May, Opel is in the top 6 with a 6,9 percent share in passenger cars, while it is the 5th brand in commercial vehicles with a 5,7 percent market share.
Opel Turkey General Manager Emre Özocak, who said that Opel has increased its success rate day by day, said, “The biggest contribution to this success belongs to Corsa and Mokka, which are the most assertive models in their segments. In May 2023, Mokka took the first place in the B-SUV segment, while Opel stood out as the leader of this segment. Mokka, same zamAt the same time, it achieved great success as the 3rd best-selling passenger vehicle in Turkey in May. Our successful B-HB model Corsa, on the other hand, ranked 2nd in its segment with 364 sales in May and reached a market share of 2 percent. Corsa ranks 18,3th in the passenger car market in Turkey.
Captured 2022 sales in the first 5 months
Reminding that they closed last year with a total of 36 thousand 725 units, Emre Özocak said, “We have approached the total number of sales we made last year in the first 5 months of this year. There are also elements in the market that give us an opportunity. We continue to increase our market share continuously by evaluating this and supplying vehicles. In this, there is also the influence of Astra as the driving force. Opel Astra has been an important power source for us since the beginning of the year. With 1.347 Astra sales in May, we ranked 14,3nd in C-HB with a share of 2%. As of the end of May, Astra took the second place after our domestic competitor.” Emphasizing that they closed the month of May with 2 thousand 10 sales, Emre Özocak continued his words as follows: “We are reaching the highest sales figures in the last 671 years. We closed the month of May with a market share of 20 percent. When we added the May performance to the top of April, we reached 9,6 units. In this way, we have already reached the target we want to reach this year, reaching 29 percent in terms of market share. With our high performance in May, Turkey became the country with the highest sales of Opel after Germany.”
Opel, leader of the electric market
Emphasizing that as Opel, they are also the most striking brand in the electric vehicle market, Emre Özocak said, “The best-selling vehicle of May in electric vehicles was Mokka Elektrik with 318 units. When we include Corsa Elektrik in the month leadership we achieved with Mokka Elektrik, we reached a share of 16,5% and completed May 2023 ahead.”