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Brazil January 2011: VW Gol, Fox & Voyage off to great start

The VW Voyage, a Gol Sedan, is #10 in January.

The Brazilian car market is up 13% in January at 228,959 registrations, and Volkswagen starts the year on a high with a 26.1% passenger car market share (vs. 22.7% over 2010), way above traditional #1 Fiat.

Most VW models are above their 2010 market share: the VW Gol is very strong at 10% of the Brazilian market with 23,061 sales, the VW Fox is at 5% in 3rd with 11,408 sales and the VW Voyage rounds off the Top 10 at 6,165 sales (2.7%).

Other strong performances include the Chevrolet Corsa Hatch at #16 with 3,271 sales and the Renault Clio at #18 with 3,011 sales. Full Top 60 Ranking Table below.

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  1. February 6th, 2011 at 03:39 | #1

    One thing you might want to do here is combine those vehicles that are the same but just in different bodystyles.

    For instance:

    VW Gol, Voyage, and Parati are the same car
    Chevy Prisma and Celta are the same car
    Fiat Palio, Siena, and palio Weekend are the same car.
    Ford Fiesta sedan and hatch


    Mind you that Fenabvrave does not split multi-generational models like the Fiesta, Gol and UNO.

    • February 6th, 2011 at 18:33 | #2

      Hey Ausrutherford,

      Yep I have thought about doing this as well, but then the ranking becomes really different and you face the question of adding the pick-up versions of each car as well: Saveiro for the Gol, Strada for the Palio etc… All in all I have decided to go with the data provided by Fenavabre, so it makes it more consistent and easier to compare with historical data (which I’m adding little by little, Brazil coming up soon). For Argentina for example as you must have noticed, ACARA provides the generational detail for the Gol, Fiesta and Uno and I have kept it that way for historical consistency’s sake…. The only thing I do with Argentina is add up the passenger and commercial sales figures of models like the Renault Kangoo, Peugeot Partner and Citroen Berlingo which exist in both rankings…

      Anything is possible but I have decided to stay faithful to the figures submitted by the official organisms :-)

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