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Argentina continues to post very strong sales results this year with March deliveries up another 37.5% year-on-year to 76.745, pushing the Q1 tally up 41.8% to 226.895. Volkswagen leads by far but trails the market growth at +31%, just as Chevrolet does at +17%. On the other hand, Ford (+49%), Renault (+58%), Honda (+73%) and Mercedes (+175%) all beat the market inside the Top 10. Beyond, let’s notice Jeep up 13-fold thanks to the Renegade, BMW up 362%, Kia up 153% and Hyundai up 717%. Model-wise, the VW Gol retains the top spot and overtakes the Toyota Hilux to now also rank #1 year-to-date thanks to 9.722 sales (+41%) vs. 9.622 (+46%) for the pick-up truck. The Renault Sandero multiplies its sales by 3 to land in 2nd place overall with 4% share, with the Toyota Etios (+46%) and Chevrolet Onix (+56%) rounding up the Top 5. The Chevrolet Prisma (+126%) and Ford Ka (+659%) also post gigantic gains inside the Top 10. Among recent launches (<12 months), the Fiat Mobi is up 14 spots on February to #16, the Renault Duster Oroch up 3 to #24 and the Fiat Toro up 9 to #25.
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