Brazil mid-April 2012: VW Gol back to #1, new gen Fiat Siena up
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The Brazilian car market is down 10% year-on-year during the first half of April at 134,222 registrations, bringing the 906,977 units, down 2% on 2011. After a full month of domination of the Fiat Uno, the VW Gol reclaims the reins of the Brazilian model ranking both over the period with 11,275 sales and 8.4% share and year-to-date at 69,948 units and 7.7%. The Fiat Uno is down to #2 in both rankings at 6.8% and 7.5% respectively.
For the first time since February 2011, the VW Fox/CrossFox climbs onto the podium with 5,958 sales and 4.4%, just above the Fiat Palio at 5,904 units. The Fiat Strada and Ford Fiesta exchange positions at #5 and #6 while the Chevrolet Celta is in better shape, up 3 spots on last month to #7 and the Chevrolet Cobalt stays #11. But the most noticeable performance atop the ranking is delivered by the newly renewed Fiat Siena, up 7 ranks on February to #13 with 2,645 sales.
Further down, notice the new gen Chevrolet S10 up 8 spots to #17, the Nissan March still strong at #20, the Hyundai Elantra up 12 ranks to #59, the Peugeot 308 up 10 spots to #74, the Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback breaking into the Top 150 for the first time to #134 with 79 sales and the Kia Optima doing the same to #141 with 59 units. Notice also the local Troller T4 at #148 with 47 sales.
Full mid-April 2012 Top 150 Ranking Table below.