The Chevrolet Aveo is the most popular model in Mexico for the 2nd year running.
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The Mexican new car market is up a splendid 8% year-on-year in December to reach 119,364 registrations, its highest monthly figure in 6 years (since the 126,350 hit in December 2007), and bringing the final 2013 total to 1,063,363 units, also up a very robust 8% on 2012. This is the first time since 2008 that Mexico is above one million annual sales. Brand-wise, both Nissan at 24.8% share and Chevrolet at 19% evolve like the market, while Volkswagen shoots up 17% to 156,313 sales and 14.7%. Ford (+4%) passes Chrysler (-10%) with Toyota (+8%), Honda (+11%) and Mazda (+33%) following. Notice Audi up 23%, BMW up 20%, Fiat up 63% and Peugeot up 33%.
The Nissan Tsuru is up an amazing 34% in 2013.
Model-wise, the Chevrolet Aveo is the most popular vehicle in the country for the second year running in spite of sales down 1% to 65,331 for a 6.1% market share. After leading the market in 2011 but falling down to #3 last year, the VW Clasico is back up one spot and 21% to #2 at 54,603 units and 5.1%, topping the monthly charts 4 times this year and passing the Nissan Versa up just 3% to 49,004 sales and 4.6%. Incredibly, the antediluvian but cheap Nissan Tsuru manages to gain 34% year-on-year to remain #4 at 46,298 units and 4.4%, keeping its distance with the VW Nuevo Jetta up 19% at #5.
Excellent year for the Chevrolet Spark up 28% to #6 and for the Nissan Sentra up 29% to #7, both models gaining 4 spots on their 2012 ranking. Finally, notice the Chevrolet Sonic landing at #12, the Chevrolet Trax selling 16,613 units and the Renault Duster at an impressive 10,994 sales both models having just launched this year.
Previous month: Mexico November 2013: Chevrolet Aveo at highest share in one year
Previous year: Mexico Full Year 2012: Chevrolet Aveo and Nissan Versa take control
Two years ago: Mexico Full Year 2011: VW Clasico ends Nissan Tsuru’s 8 year-reign
December and Full Year 2013 Top 10 models and Top 30 brands Ranking Tables below.