* See the Top 150 best-selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at end of post.
The Brazilian car market is up 5% over the first half of August at 139,851 registrations. The VW Gol delivers 13,509 sales over the period for a very solid 9.7% market share, its best since last January when it reached 10%. It is at 8.9% and 184,648 units over 2011 year-to-date.
The Fiat Uno ranks 2nd at 8.1% and 11,382 sales, it hasn’t been that far from the Gol since January 2011. Its 2011 year-to-date share is very close at 8.2% thanks to 169,706 sales. Below the Chevrolet Celta, stable at #3, the VW Fox/CrossFox is up 2 spots on July to rank 4th, a position it hasn’t occupied since last March. It is still #6 year-to-date. The VW Voyage is back up to #8 with a very solid 3% share, just above the Renault Sandero, staying strong at #9 with 2.9%.
Other great performers this month include the Chery QQ up to a best-ever 40th place with 783 sales and 0.6%, the Chevrolet Blazer making its first appearance in the Brazilian Top 100 at an excellent 63rd position with 463 sales and 0.3%, the Renault Megane GT up 16 spots to #68 and the Citroen C3 Picasso up 10 spots to #78.
While the JAC J3 is down 2 spots at #44 and the JAC J3 Turin is down 4 spots to #65, the JAC J6, launched in July, makes its very first appearance in the Brazilian Top 150 at #104 with 172 sales (0.1%) and the JAC J5 delivers its very first 18 units.
Previous month: see the July 2011 Brazilian Top 150 best-selling models here.
Full mid-August 2011 Top 150 Ranking Table below.