Brazil July 2017: Fiat Argo breaks into Top 20 in market up 2.3%

The Fiat Argo is up to #18 this month in Brazil.

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The Brazilian new car market celebrates a third consecutive month of growth, albeit at a much more modest rate: +2.3% to 178.847 units, lifting the year-to-date total up 3.9% to 1.170.308 sales. As it has become the routine, Chevrolet advances much faster than the market at +13% to 18.7% share whereas Fiat struggles at -14% to 13.8%. Volkswagen (12.7%) is up 6% and Hyundai (9.6%) is up 7%, overtaking Ford year-to-date to snap the 4th spot. Honda (+15%) and most impressively Jeep (+54%) are the other two manufacturers managing a double-digit year-on-year gain in the Top 10. Mercedes (+11%), Land Rover (+19%) and Suzuki (+35%) also impress while Chinese carmaker Chery spends a third consecutive month inside the Top 20.

Renault Sandero sales are up 17% year-on-year. 

Model-wise, Brazilian customers decidedly can’t get enough of the Chevrolet Onix: the nameplate is up another flamboyant 31% year-on-year in July to 8.5% share, its highest since las February. In contrast, both the Hyundai HB20 (-4%) and Ford Ka (+0.2%) lose share. The Renault Sandero impresses at +17% in 4th place, distancing the Chevrolet Prisma (+6%), Toyota Corolla (+6%) and VW Gol (-4%). The Fiat Toro (+17%) cements its status of #1 commercial vehicle at #8 overall, the Fiat Mobi (+20%) continues to improve and the Jeep Compass is brilliantly back inside the Top 10. Further down, the Fiat Argo breaks into the Top 20 at #18: it will need to climb much higher to stop the sales haemorrhage Fiat is suffering at the moment. Other newcomers have stabilised: the Hyundai Creta is down three spots to #20, the Honda WR-V up two to #36 and the Renault Captur up 4 to #45. Notice also the Renault Kwid jumping 50 spots on June to #77.

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Brazil First Half 2017: Sales rebound, Jeep Compass leads new SUV charge

The Jeep Compass lands directly at #12 in Brazil so far in 2017.

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After dropping 7% over the First Half 2014 and freefalling 20% in 2015 and 25% in 2016, the Brazilian new car market finally bounces back in 2017 with a 4.2% gain halfway through the year to 991.475 registrations, solely due to explosive gains both in May (+17.3%) and June (+13.7%). Although the brands podium is unchanged, Chevrolet (+12%) is the only brand in positive, gaining over one percentage point of market share to 17.7%. Both Fiat (-6%) and Volkswagen (-1%) lose volume and share to 13.6% (-1.5pp) and 12.6% (-0.7pp) respectively. Helped by the success of the Ka, Ford soars 16% and overtakes both Hyundai (-3%) and Toyota (+3%) to land in 4th place. Jeep is the best performing manufacturer in the Top 20 by far with a 53% gain thanks to the new Compass, with Nissan close behind at +38% thanks to the Kicks.

The Hyundai Creta ranks 20th in Brazil over the period. 

The Chevrolet Onix continues to defy gravity in the models ranking with a further 21% improvement leading to an imposing 8.4% market share. The Hyundai HB20 can’t follow that pace anymore, dropping 9% which results in a contracted 5.2% share. Below, the Ford Ka soars 29% but remains in third place, although it ranked #2 in May. The Renault Sandero stuns with a 47% gain lifting it from #11 a year ago directly to #4, by far the highest ranking it has ever held in Brazil. Once ultra-dominant of the Brazilian market, the VW Gol manages to regain share thanks to a 11% hike but drops one spot to #5, ahead of the Chevrolet Prisma and Toyota Corolla.

The Nissan Kicks is inside the Brazilian Top 30. Picture autocosmos.com 

Slowly but surely, the Fiat Mobi is starting to make its mark on the Brazilian market. Thanks to record sales in June, it is now the brand’s best-seller and points its bonnet in 8th place halfway through the year. It is followed by the Fiat Toro which has become in little more than a year the most popular pickup truck in Brazil. It’s a market that has taken a little more time to succumb to the SUV craze than most others, but this year the five best-selling all-new nameplates are all SUVs. The Jeep Compass lands at an astonishing 12th place and dominated the segment for two months but ends the half-year mark in 2nd place, 1.200 units below the Honda HR-V. The Compass has cannibalised the Renegade down 31% and third best-selling SUV just above the Hyundai Creta, the 2nd most popular newcomer at #20 ahead of the Nissan Kicks at #29. Below are the Honda WR-V (#44) and the Renault Captur (#54).

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Brazil June 2017: Fiat Argo lands, double-digit gains for 2nd straight month

Fiat Argo

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The Brazilian new vehicle market confirms its spectacular turnaround with another double-digit gain in June at +13.7% to 189.229 units, lifting the year-to-date tally up 4.2% to 991.475 registrations. As it has become the routine in the past couple of years, Chevrolet outperforms the market with a 20% surge to 17.8% share while Fiat (+10%) and Volkswagen (+9%) trail the market growth. Hyundai (+7%) is back above Ford (+27%) with Honda (+15%), Nissan (+35%) and most spectacularly Jeep (+68%) the only other manufacturers posting double-digit gains inside the Top 10. Further down, only Mercedes (+18%) and Suzuki (+29%) manage to beat the market.

Renault Sandero sales are up 51% in June. Picture uol.com.br 

Model-wise, the Chevrolet Onix continues to defy gravity with a 29% gain to 7.9% share, selling 54% more than the #2, the Hyundai HB20 edging up 2% on June 2016. Below, the Renault Sandero (+51%), Ford Ka (+34%) and Chevrolet Prisma (+20%) all easily outpace the market. The Fiat Mobi jumps 133% year-on-year to reach a record 6th place, with an all-time high 6.562 units and 3.5% share. It is the best-selling Fiat this month. The Toro also breaks volume and share records thanks to a 38% year-on-year surge to 5.579 and 2.9% and the Uno is back up 58% to #10. The Jeep Compass drops two spots to #13 and loses the title of best-selling SUV in Brazil to the Honda HR-V (#11). The VW Voyage (+77%), Ford Ecosport (+52%) and Honda Civic (+100%) also impress.

The Fiat Mobi hits its best ranking, volume and market share in Brazil this month. 

This month we welcome the Fiat Argo inside the Brazilian Top 50, landing directly at #37 with just under 1% market share after pre-sales of 88 in May. The Argo is the replacement for the Punto, and has already sold more so far this year (1.743 vs. 1.680). The Punto used to vegetate around the 40th spot in Brazil so doing better won’t be difficult for the Argo. Where it might struggle is when it comes to compensating for the never-ending freefall of the Fiat Palio, that has dropped from #6 over the Full Year 2016 to a paltry #26 so far in 2017 due to sales down 57%. Finally, notice the Renault Kwid also landing in the Brazilian sales charts at #127.

Previous month: Brazil May 2017: Spectacular turnaround at +17.3%

One year ago: Brazil June 2016: Chevrolet Onix and Renault Sandero impress

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Brazil May 2017: Spectacular turnaround at +17.3%

The Ford Ka ranks #2 overall for the first time. Picture carroecarros.com.br

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As economic indicators start to show a recovery with inflation under control and the economy growing again, this may be the end of the tunnel for the Brazilian new car market. This month, new light vehicle sales in Brazil bounce back in a spectacular manner at +17.3% to 190.131 registrations, the largest year-on-year increase in over four years, since the 29% gain of April 2013, and only the third double-digit year-on-year gain in four years. At 802.270 units, the year-to-date tally is now in positive territory, gaining 2.2% on the same period last year. Leader Chevrolet beats the market with a 21% surge to 17.7% share, the same level it commends year-to-date. Fiat is back in 2nd place but trails the market at +9% just as Volkswagen does at +15%. Ford manages a 35% improvement thanks notably to the Ka climbing to 2nd place overall this month. Renault (+28%) and Nissan (+38%) also shine but once again its Jeep that lodges the largest year-on-year gain at +64% thanks to the Compass managing to rank #1 SUV in Brazil for the second month running. Suzuki (+56%) and Chery (+48%) also make themselves noticed.

The two top-selling nameplates gain a lot more ground than the market: the Chevrolet Onix is up 38% and the Ford Ka up 47% to snap the 2nd place for the first time after spending almost one full year in third position. The Hyundai HB20 is knocked down to #3 and drops 3%. Below, the Renault Sandero gains a spectacular 83%, distancing the VW Gol (+19%) and Chevrolet Prisma (+27%). The Fiat Uno recovers with a 3-fold increase year-on-year to jump from #18 last month directly into 8th place and #1 Fiat nameplate. It ranks just above the Fiat Mobi, stable at #9, and the Fiat Strada, still #1 pickup above the Toro (+25%). Although the Jeep Compass steps out of the Top 10, as mentioned above it remains the best-selling SUV in Brazil above the Honda HR-V (#12) and Hyundai Creta down two spots on April to #16. Among other recent launches, the Honda WR-V is down 4 ranks on last month to #34, the Nissan Kicks is stable at #36 and the Renault Captur is up 8 spots to #39.

Previous month: Brazil April 2017: Chevrolet up, VW and Fiat down in market down 3.2%

One year ago: Brazil May 2016: Chevrolet Onix superstar in market down 21%

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Brazil April 2017: Chevrolet up, VW and Fiat down in market down 3.2%

The Fiat Mobi breaks into the Brazilian Top 10 for the first time in April… 

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After returning to positive territory in March for the first time in over two years, the Brazilian new car market is back to negative in April at -3.2% to 152.383 units, pulling the year-to-date total down 1.7% to 612.167. Market leader Chevrolet goes against the grain at +3% to 17.5% share, mainly thanks to another exceptional month by the Onix up by an outstanding 20% this month. Volkswagen tumbles down 12% but overtakes Fiat down a harsh 24% to just 12.2% share vs. 13.2% so far this year. Inside the Top 10, Honda (+2%) and Toyota (+4%) post small gains while Ford (+16%), Nissan (+18%) and most impressively Jeep (+62%) are the most dynamic. The American manufacturer benefits from a brilliant score by the Compass which breaks into the Top 10 for the first time at #8, also becoming the country’s best-selling SUV above the Honda HR-V (#10).

…as does the Jeep Compass. 

Model-wise, below the Chevrolet Onix the Hyundai HB20 remains in 2nd place but drops 18%, distancing the Ford Ka and Renault Sandero both up 26%. For the first time, the Fiat Mobi – celebrating one year in market – is the brand’s best-seller, also breaking into the overall Top 10 for the first time at #9. However it fails to compensate for the losses occurred by the Uno (-11%), Toro (-12%), Siena (-36%), Strada (-42%) and Palio (-57%)… For its fourth month in market, the Hyundai Creta climbs another five spots to hit #14, above the Jeep Renegade and getting closer to the HR-V. Launched last month, the Honda WR-V gains 22 spots to land inside the Top 30.

Previous month: Brazil March 2017: First year-on-year gain in over 2 years at +6.1%

One year ago: Brazil April 2016: Fiat Toro 2nd best-selling pickup, Mobi in Top 40

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Brazil March 2017: First Year-on-year gain in over 2 years at +6.1%

The Onix (+21%) helps Chevrolet up 15% in March. Picture uol.com.br 

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The wait is over: in March, the Brazilian new car market registers its first year-on-year gain since December 2014 at +6.1% to 183.850 units. Thanks to limited losses in January and February, the Q1 tally is only down 1.1% to 459.806 units. This is only the fourth time in the past 40 months that Brazilian sales post a positive result, and the largest year-on-year gain since February 2014 when the market was up 11%. Brand-wise, Chevrolet remains ultra-dominant, beating the market with a 15% gain to 16.9% share and distancing Fiat (-7%) and Volkswagen (+3%) both losing market share year-on-year. Hyundai (+7%) and Ford (+9%) edge past the market while Nissan and Jeep both post a spectacular 73% improvement on March 2016 to rank 9th and 10th respectively. At the other end of the scale, Citroen (-17%), Mitsubishi (-17%), Land Rover (-23%) and Audi (-41%) struggle.

The Jeep Compass breaks its ranking record in Brazil this month at #13 overall. 

In the models ranking, the Chevrolet Onix, illustrating the brand’s strong health, lodges a 21% year–on-year gain to firmly hold onto the pole position with 8% share ahead of the Hyundai HB20 at 5.8% (+2%). These two nameplates are the only ones posting a five-digit volume in Brazil this month. The Ford Ka (+11%), Renault Sandero (+53%) and VW Gol (+19%) round up the Top 5 and all gain market share vs. a year ago. The Strada (-15%) and Toro (+43%) are the only Fiats in the Top 10 just as the Palio (-40%) and Siena (-30%) sink further down in the ranking and the Mobi drops two spots on February to #15.

First Top 20 ranking for the Nissan Kicks in Brazil. 

Inside the Top 10, notice also the VW Voyage up 94% to #9, potentially benefiting from strong rebates in the wake of the soon-to-come arrival of the Virtus sedan. Further down, at #13 the locally-produced Jeep Compass manages to rank #2 SUV in the country below the Honda HR-V (#11) and breaks its ranking and volume records this month. The Compass is above the Renegade for the second time this year after last January. Finally, both the Nissan Kicks (#18) and Hyundai Creta (#19) break into the monthly Top 20 for the very first time.

Previous month: Brazil February 2017: Fiat Toro up to #7 in market down 6.8%

One year ago: Brazil March 2016: Honda HR-V up to #4, Fiat Toro at Toyota Hilux level

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Brazil February 2017: Fiat Toro up to #7 in market down 6.8%

The Fiat Toro breaks its ranking record in Brazil this month, lifting it to #7.

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Instead of getting better, the Brazilian new car market sinks further into depression in February at -6.8% year-on-year to 132.405 registrations, pulling the year-to-date tally down 5.4% to 275.966 units. Chevrolet once again bucks the trend with a stellar 7% gain to 23.214 units and 17.5% share, comfortably in pole position above Fiat down 12% at 14.3% share and Volkswagen down 13% to 13% share. Hyundai is back up to the 4th place in occupied over the Full Year 2016 in spite of a brutal 14% drop to 11.974 sales. It distances Ford (11.898) and Toyota (11.116) both down 11%. Honda improves share thanks to a contained 1% decline to 9.388, ahead of Renault (-13%) while Jeep leaps up 42% and Nissan gains 25% to round out the Top 10. Further down, only Suzuki (+1%) and Mercedes (+8%) register year-on-year gains inside the Top 20, with Land Rover (-32%), Kia (-46%) and Audi (-47%) suffering the largest losses.

The Hyundai Creta leaps up 17 spots on January to land just outside the Top 20. 

In the models ranking, the Chevrolet Onix continues to evolve in its little bubble, ignoring the overwhelming gloom and surging 16% year-on-year to 11.980 sales and 9% share, with the Hyundai HB20 (-17%) and Ford Ka (+4%) following a fair distance away. The VW Gol catches up on a dismal start of 2016 with sales up 18% year-on-year just as the Renault Sandero at #5. Below the Honda HR-V up 4 spots on January but down 24% year-on-year, the Fiat Toro stuns once again: it breaks its ranking record dating back to October 2016 (#8), lifting its to #7 thanks to 3.582 sales, the best-selling pickup truck in the country above the Fiat Strada (#10), VW Saveiro (#14), Toyota Hilux (#27) and Chevrolet S10 (#32). Among other recent launches, the Fiat Mobi remains at #13, the Jeep Compass is down two spots to #16 and back below the Jeep Renegade (#15), the Hyundai Creta gains 17 spots on January to #21, the Nissan Kicks is up 4 to #25 and the Renault Captur up 7 to #67.

Previous month: Brazil January 2017: Modest 4% drop, Chevy Onix and Jeep Compass shine

One year ago: Brazil February 2016: Onix leads, HR-V and Toro take off

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Brazil January 2017: Modest 4% drop; Chevy Onix, Jeep Compass shine

The Chevrolet Onix outsells the Hyundai HB20 1.89 to 1 in January.

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Has the Brazilian new car market finally bottomed out? After dropping ‘just’ 8% year-on-year in November and 10% in December, registrations are down 4% in January to 143.580 units, with light commercials up for the third month running at +20% to 22.181 and passenger cars down 7.5% to 121.399. The last time Brazilian sales posted a year-on-year gain was over two years ago in December 2014, with the market going down for 36 of the past 40 months. Chevrolet once again impresses with its sturdiness, even recording a 2% year-on-year gain to 27.643 units and a stunning 19.3% share vs. 17.4% over the Full Year 2016. In contrast, Fiat is down 14% to 13.8% and Volkswagen down 13% to 12.6% – both well below their FY2016 levels. Ford gains a spectacular 20% on its January 2016 score to step up two spots on December and its FY16 ranking to #4 overall, distancing Toyota up a healthy 9% and Hyundai down 17%. Renault (+4%), Jeep (+17%), Peugeot (+19%) and Nissan (+29%) are the only other carmakers in the Top 20 to also post year-on-year gains.

Three months after launch, the Compass is Jeep’s best-seller and Brazil’s #2 SUV. 

In the models ranking, the Chevrolet Prisma sails off to unattainable heights, up 7% to 13.900 units and 9.7% share, a full two percentage points above its FY2016 level and almost double the amount of the #2, the Hyundai HB20 down 18% to 5.1%… The Ford Ka surges 63% to cement its third position at 4.9% share, the VW Gol is up 29% on a particularly low base in January 2016, the Fiat Strada reacts up 11% to 5th overall and the Renault Sandero soars 42% to #6. If the Honda HR-V remains the best-selling SUV in the country at #10, it already drops an alarming 24% and is now threatened by the Jeep Compass: for its third month in market the new locally-produced compact U.S. crossover sells 3.093 units for a 14th place overall and overtakes its little brother the Renegade at #18 with 2.731 units. The Fiat Toro celebrates one year of sales with a solid #11 ranking, outselling the Palio for the 2nd time ever after last October with the Fiat Mobi in tow at #13. Another successful newcomer, the Nissan Kicks, maintains itself inside the Top 30 at #29 while we welcome the Hyundai Creta directly at #38 this month.

The Hyundai Creta has landed in Brazil. 

Previous post: Brazil Full Year 2016: Chevrolet takes control in market down 20%

One year ago: Brazil January 2016: Jeep Renegade in Top 5, market down 39%

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Brazil Full Year 2016: Chevrolet takes control in market down 20%

chevrolet-onix-brazil-2016-picture-courtesy-carros-uol-com-brAstounding performance of the Chevrolet Onix up 22% in a market down 20%.

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The freefall continues for Brazilian new light vehicle sales: after losing 850.000 sales in 2015, the market drops another 500.000 in 2016 to fall below the 2 million annual unit-milestone at just 1.986.389. The last year with lower sales was a decade ago in 2006 (1.830.402). In 2015 Chevrolet snapped the models pole position for the first time in 30 years with the Onix. The Onix stays on top this year, but the American manufacturer also takes control of the brands sales charts thanks to sales down “just” 11% to 345.874, improving its market share by almost two percentage points to 17.4%. In contrast, Fiat falls 31% to 15.4% and Volkswagen tumbles 36% to 11.5%. Hyundai and Toyota also deliver outstanding results and both gain roughly two percentage points market share: the Korean carmaker going from 8.3% to 10% thanks to a decline limited to 3% and taking advantage of Volkswagen’s particularly debilitating weakness to break onto the podium from September to November, while Toyota actually improves 3% to jump from 7.1% to 9.1% share, snatching the annual 5th place out of Ford’s claws during the last days of the year. Nissan (-1%) improves its share while Jeep (+41%) and Volvo (+19%) are the only other carmakers to gain volume inside the Top 20.

Hyundai HB20 Brazil 2016The Hyundai HB20 gains 11% to end 2016 at a record 2nd place overall. 

In the models ranking, the two market leaders both pull absolutely stunning performances in a decaying market, helped by facelifts early in the year. The Chevrolet Onix cements its market domination with a 22% surge leading to a 7.7% market share (vs. 5.1% in 2015) and the Hyundai HB20 confirms the Korean manufacturer is now in the big league in Brazil with a 10% improvement lifting its share to 6.1% vs. 4.5% and #3 last year. The Ford Ka (-15%), Chevrolet Prisma (-6%) and Toyota Corolla (-4%) all lose volume but less so than the market, resulting in improved shares and rankings across the board. Once dominant, the Fiat Palio (-48%), Strada (-40%) and VW Gol (-31%) continue to fall off the radar at devastating speeds.

Fiat Toro Brazil 2016Successful launch for the Fiat Toro, peaking at #8 overall in October.

The shift toward SUVs is also visible in Brazil, with the Honda HR-V gaining a further 9% and 6 spots on 2015 to brilliantly break into the annual Top 10 with 2.8% share, with the Jeep Renegade following closely behind at +32% and 9 ranks to #11. Although it lost the brands leadership to Chevrolet this year, Fiat has launched two all-new nameplates with success in 2016: the Toro pickup shoots up to #14 overall above 40.000 sales and outsold the Strada to become the #1 commercial vehicle in the country both in October and December. The Mobi for its part is trying to replicate the success of the Up but ends up messing up Fiat’s lineup as that latter car did with the Volkswagen range, it lands at #22 with just under 30.000 units this year. Among recent launches and facelifts, notice also the Renault Oroch at #39, the Nissan Kicks at #47, Citroen Aircross at #58 and Jeep Compass at #60.

Previous month: Brazil November 2016: Onix, HB20 shine, Jeep Compass lands

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Brazil November 2016: Onix, HB20 shine, Jeep Compass lands

jeep-compass-brazil-november-2016The new generation Jeep Compass has already landed in Brazil.

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Just as the Brazilian economy doesn’t show any sign of improvement, the new car market has a bit of a respite in November with sales down “just” 8% year-on-year to 173.561, leading to a year-to-date tally down 21% to 1.787.362. Chevrolet continues to go upstream with deliveries up 7% to 32.820 for a much improved 18.9% market share, distancing Fiat at 15.6% (-10%) while Hyundai cements its newfound podium ranking at #3 with 10.2% of the market (+7%). Ford slides down 13% and Volkswagen, although still down a very steep 36%, claws back up from a hellish 7th place and 6.9% share in October to 5th and 9.2%. Notice also Toyota up 8%, Nissan boosted up 41% by the Kicks and Peugeot up 3% while on the other side of the scale Honda drops 24%, Land Rover 32%, BMW 45% and Audi 50%.

Chevrolet Onix Brazil November 2016The Chevrolet Onix is headed towards a 2nd consecutive year atop the Brazilian sales charts. 

In the models ranking, the two best-selling nameplates continue to sail off out of reach from the competition: the market leader, the Chevrolet Onix, is about to post a second consecutive year atop the Brazilian sales charts and thanks to sales up 31% year-on-year in November it delivers its 2nd best-ever monthly result at 15.700, beaten only by the 17.951 units hit back in December 2014. The Hyundai HB20 is aiming at similar heights with 12.136 units (+15%), the nameplate’s third highest since its October 2012 launch below 12.921 in December 2014 and 12.537 in March 2013. Keeping in mind this month’s result is achieved in a drastically weaker market than three years ago, these are outstanding performances for both manufacturers.

hyundai-hb20s-brazil-november-2016-picture-courtesy-primeiramarcha-com-brFirst ever Top 10 ranking in Brazil for the Hyundai HB20S.

The Top Five is unchanged on October with the Ford Ka (-4%), Renault Sandero (+12%) and Chevrolet Prisma (-9%) in tow, the latter overtaking the Toyota Corolla (#9 this month) to snap the #4 spot YTD. The Fiat Palio freefalls 43% year-on-year but gains 4 spots on last month to #6, the VW Gol is back from the dead (#29 in October) to #7 but down 19% while the Hyundai HB20S gains 33% to break into the Top 10 for the first time in a career that now spans over 3.5 years (April 2013 launch). Among recent launches, the Fiat Toro ranks #11 (-3 on October), the Fiat Mobi #13 (-1) and the Nissan Kicks #34 (+1) but the main event in November is the new generation Jeep Compass surging 52 spots to #23 with over 2.500 sales thanks to a Brazilian launch ahead of every other world market. As a result the Honda HR-V (-38%) and Jeep Renegade (-44%) suffer.

Previous month: Brazil October 2016: Volkswagen crashes again, Toro best-selling Fiat

One year ago: Brazil November 2015: Chevrolet Onix closes in on first annual win

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