Brazil 1995: VW Gol back to #1, Fiat Tipo leads for a month
Thanks to the second generation launched last year, the VW Gol reclaims the title of best-selling car in Brazil in 1995 with 287,443 sales and 22.1% share, up 30% on 1994. The Gol was market leader 8 months out of 12 and peaked at 31,276 sales in August, its first time above 30,000 monthly units ever in Brazil.
The Fiat Uno drops to #2 this year at 250,464 sales and 19.3% share (+13%), it was #1 in February, March and October and reached 28,828 sales in November, its best ever volume in Brazil.
The Fiat Tipo, imported from Italy, made the headlines in January when it simply took the leadership of the Brazilian market with 13,298 sales! It finishes the year in 5th position with 83,295 units. The Chevrolet Corsa is #3 at 152,000 sales, followed by the Ford Escort at 99,546. Another import, the VW Golf, does extremely well and ranks 6th with 46,622 sales ahead of the Fiat Tempra at 39,736.
Many thanks to Marcelo de Vasconcellos from The Truth About Cars for the tip!
Full Top 25 Ranking Table below.