Romanian car brand Dacia Logan was the best sold car in Central and Eastern Europe in the third quarter, with some 24,000 Dacia cars sold from a total of 325,000 cars sold on this market, according to a JATO Dynamics study, quoted by Romanian news agency NewsIn.

Logan sales exceeded those of Skoda Fabia and Skoda Octavia in the same quarter and reached a market share of 7.43%. Closely following its competitors, Opel Astra sold 8,492 units while Ford Focus - some 8,116.

Overall, there were 325,000 cars sold in Central Eastern Europe in the third quarter, up 14.9% compared to the similar period last year.

Romania is among the most dynamic markets in the region, registering 82,585 car sales - a 20.25% increase compared to last year.