The company sold 410,719 vehicles to its customers over the first nine months of 2006 (the Fabia, Octavia and Superb lines, as well as the new Roomster), 11.1% more than this period in 2005.
The key driving force behind this growth was the Octavia – with 202,617 units delivered to customers, the Octavia line surpassed its 2005 results by 18.1%.
Western Europe was the brand's strongest region over the first nine months of 2006 where 229,051 customers bought Škoda vehicles, 8.4% more than 2005.
In the UK, Skoda sold 6,229 vehicles in September, bringing the total sales in the first nine months of 2006 to 30,339 vehicles. Skoda’s UK year-to-date sales have risen by 1.3%, increasing Skoda’s 2006 YTD market share to 1.6%.