2023 (Full Year) Global: Skoda Worldwide Car Sales by Model and Country

In full-year 2023, Skoda increased worldwide sales by 18.5% with Octavia and Kamiq the global top-selling models.

In full-year 2023, Skoda increased worldwide sales by 18.5% with Octavia and Kamiq the global top-selling models.

2023 (January to December): Skoda Auto increased worldwide sales by 18.5% to 866,800 cars. Germany was again the largest single-country market for Skoda followed by the Czech Republic and the UK. The Octavia, Kamiq, and Kodia were the top-selling Skoda models worldwide.

Skoda Worldwide Car Sales by Country in 2023

Skoda Auto car sales by major global markets and countries in 2023 were as follows:

Market regionDeliveries from January to December 2023
(Deliveries 2022 / change in percent)
Europe712,000 vehicles (574,800 vehicles; +23.9%)
– EU 27+NO+IS601,100 vehicles (477,700 vehicles; +25.8%)
Western Europe480,100 vehicles (377,000 vehicles; +27.4%)
– Germany157,800 vehicles (134,300 vehicles; +17.6%)
– United Kingdom70,300 vehicles (49,600 vehicles; +41.8%)
Central Europe185,000 vehicles (148,000 vehicles; +25.1%)
– Czech Republic87,800 vehicles (71,200 vehicles; +23.4%)
Eastern Europe46,800 vehicles (49,900 vehicles; -6.2%)
India48,800 vehicles (51,900 vehicles; -5.8%)
China22,800 vehicles (44,600 vehicles; -48.9%)
Taiwan10,000 vehicles (6,600 vehicles; +51.5%)
Rest of the world83,200 vehicles (60,000 vehicles; +38.6%)
Turkey33,600 vehicles (18,500 vehicles; +81.8%)
Israel14,500 vehicles (13.600 vehicles; +7.3%)
Total (Worldwide)866,800 vehicles (731,300 vehicles; +18.5%)

Škoda Auto achieved a substantial 18.5% increase in global deliveries in 2023, translating to 135,500 additional cars compared to 2022. Europe, recorded a 27.4% rise in Western regions, securing a seventh-place ranking among leading brands. Germany remained the largest single-country market for Skoda with a growth of 23,600 vehicles, followed by the UK and Czech Republic, which also made major contributions to the increase in sales volumes with an increase of 20,700 and 16,600 cars, respectively.

Outside Europe, Skoda surpassed 100,000 vehicle sales in India over two years and successfully entered the Vietnamese and Kazakh markets.

Best-Selling Skoda Car Models Globally in 2023

Skoda global sales per model were as follows in 2023:

Škoda Auto brand deliveries to customers in 2023
(in units, rounded off, listed by model; +/- in per cent compared to 2022):

Škoda Octavia    191,900; +36.0%
Škoda Kamiq116,500; +21.0%
Škoda Kodiaq 105,900; +12.1%
Škoda Karoq100,100; +14.1%
Škoda Fabia 94,400; +1.9%
Škoda Enyaq81,700; +52.1%
Škoda Superb67,400; +10.9%
Škoda Scala  59,200; +49.8%
Škoda Kushaq26,600; -0.6%
Škoda Slavia19,900; -4.9%
Škoda Rapid 3,300; -81.0%

The Octavia remained by far the most popular Skoda car model worldwide in 2023 with sales up by more than a third. It was followed by SUVs: the Kamiq, Kodiad, and Karoq.

The Enyaq topped EV sales in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and was among the best-selling EVs in other major European markets, including Germany in October and November.

Global Worldwide Car Sales by Brand in 2023 (Full Year)

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Global worldwide sales by brand in 2023:

NOTE: “Sales” as reported by the various brands generally refer to deliveries and not necessarily sales to the customer or final registration. Terms and definitions may vary. All statistics are provided by respective car manufacturers unless clearly stated otherwise.

About Skoda

Škoda Auto

  • has been a member of the Volkswagen Group for 30 years.
  • aims to be one of the five best-selling brands in Europe by 2030 with an attractive line-up in the entry-level segments and additional e-models.
  • effectively leverages existing potential in important growth markets such as India, North Africa, Vietnam and the ASEAN region.
  • currently offers its customers eleven passenger-car series: the Fabia, Scala, Octavia and Superb as well as the Kamiq, Karoq, Kodiaq, Enyaq, Enyaq Coupé, Slavia and Kushaq.
  • delivered over 866,000 vehicles to customers around the world in 2023.
  • independently manufactures and develops components such as MEB battery systems, engines and transmissions as part of the Volkswagen Group; these components are also used in vehicles of other Group brands.
  • operates at three sites in the Czech Republic; has additional production capacity in China, Slovakia and India primarily through Group partnerships, as well as in Ukraine with a local partner.
  • employs over 40,000 people globally and is active in around 100 markets.

About the author:

Henk Bekker

Henk Bekker is a freelance writer with over 20 years of experience in online writing. His best-selling cars website has been reporting car sales statistics since 2008 with classic car auction prices focusing on the most expensive automobiles sold at public auctions in the past decade. He also owns the travel websites European-Traveler.com and Lake Geneva Switzerland. Henk holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School and an MSc in Finance from the University of London.