Dacia sales in Europe recorded a 23.8% advance in Europe (EU plus EFTA countries), and the carmaker's market share rose from 2.3% to 2.4%, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA).
Dacia car registrations in Europe reached 35,648 units last month, up from September 2016 (33,824 vehicles).
The EFTA (European Free Trade Association) is currently composed of four states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
France's Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen reported sales growth of 0.4% and 70.1% respectively. German groups Volkswagen and Daimler recorded a 1.1% and 1.2% decline in deliveries last month, while Ford's sales fell 13%.
In March, PSA Peugeot Citroen acquired Opel and its British Vauxhall brand, and as of August 1, 2017, Opel and Vauxhall are included in the PSA Group.
In the first nine months of this year, Dacia car deliveries grew 29.5% in Europe, and the carmaker's market share rose from 2.8% to 3%. Dacia car registrations in
Europe amounted to 256,697 units, up from the similar period in 2016 (322,937 vehicles).
Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen reported a 6.7% and 15.5% sales advance, while the US company Ford declined by 0.6% and the German groups Volkswagen and Daimler had increases of 2.2% and 6.6%, respectively, between January and September 2017.