The Skoda Octavia was the No. 1-seller in Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Switzerland through eight months.
The compact car from Volkswagen Group's Czech brand also ranked as the No. 2-seller in Finland, Hungary and Slovakia and ranked No. 3 in Estonia and Latvia through August, according to figures from market researcher JATO Dynamics.
Another interesting statistic is that the Octavia was among the top five best-selling models in 12 of the 27 markets JATO tracks for Automotive News Europe.