Currently reading: Dacia posts dramatic growth despite headwinds in 2022
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Dacia bucked a wider industry downturn in 2022 to significantly boost its sales and achieve record market shares in various segments.

The Renault-owned Romanian brand, which expanded and refreshed its four-strong model line-up last year, hailed a 6.8% uptick in overall sales year on year, selling 573,800 cars in the face of widespread logistical and supply chain headwinds.

Overall, Dacia claimed a 3.7% market share (up five points) of the European passenger and light commercial vehicle retail market last year, 4.2% of the pure passenger car segment and a huge 7.6% of the retail passenger car market - "a key contributor" to its success.

This growth came as Dacia battled the component shortages and logistical issues that have battered the global car industry, and despite the brand's exit from Russia - which accounted for 5.5%

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