Argentina August 2015: Chevrolet Classic dominates market down 12%

Chevrolet Classic Argentia August 2015The Chevrolet Classic is the best-selling model in Argentina this month.

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New vehicle sales are down 12% year-on-year in August to 50.230 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 420.738, down 16% on 2014. Volkswagen stays in charge of the brands ranking, even improving its volume 9% year-on-year to 9.513 and 18.9%, ahead of Chevrolet (-12%), Ford (-7%), Renault (-3%) and Toyota up 8%. Fiat (-33%), Peugeot (-51%), Citroen (-26%) and Honda (-33%) implode. Chery (+41%), Hyundai, Kia (both at +42%) and Audi (+55%) excel on the other hand. Over in the models ranking, the Chevrolet Classic manages to top the sales charts for the second time in the past 3 months thanks to 2,963 deliveries for a 5.9% market share vs. 2.314 and 4.6% for the #2, the VW Gol Trend. This performance earns the Classic the #2 spot year-to-date, overtaking the Toyota Hilux at 18.083 units vs. 17.639. The Gol Trend remains #1 so far in 2015 at 19.667 sales. Notice also the VW Amarok up 16% to #9, the Renault Duster up 61% to #16 and the Honda HR-V up 18 spots to a record #23 with 574 sales, already representing 73% of Honda sales in Argentina this month.

Previous month: Argentina July 2015: Volkswagen & Renault buck negative trend

One year ago: Argentina August 2014: Renault Clio Mio confirms top spot

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