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Peru: 2005-2013 Historical Data now available

May 27th, 2014 No comments

Toyota Yaris in Cuzco, Peru December 2005 

Historical data spanning almost the last decade is now available for Peru on BestSellingCarsBlog. However I have no information prior to 2005 and between 2006 and 2009 so if you have access to any information corresponding to these periods please make sure to get in touch! All the direct links to the annual articles are below.

Peru 9 months 2005: Toyota places Hilux, Yaris and Corolla on top

Peru 2010-2011: Toyota Hilux and Yaris lead record market

Peru Full Year 2012: Toyota Yaris leads in record market

Peru Full Year 2013: New gen pushes Toyota Yaris above Hilux

 

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Peru Full Year 2013: New gen pushes Toyota Yaris above Hilux

February 5th, 2014 No comments

Toyota Yaris Peru 2013. Picture courtesy of mundomotorizado.comToyota Yaris

* See the Top 20 models & Top 25 brands by clicking on the title! Thanks Mum+Dad *

Thanks to my dear Mum and Dad who are travelling in the region and managed to get their hands on Peruvian car magazine Automas, I can share with you sales data for this market that had not seen such detail in almost a decade on BSCB! And the first observation is that the Peruvian new car market is absolutely and definitely booming, lodging a 4th consecutive all-time record year and first time above 200,000 annual registrations at 201,326 units, up 6% on 2012 (including heavy commercial vehicles). Brand-wise, Toyota is king of the Peruvian roads with sales up 15% to 38,045 units for a 18.9% share, above Hyundai at 13.4% and Kia up 19% to 10.9% share. Notice JAC up 80% to #10, Mazda up 68% to #11, Ford up a huge 90% to #13 and Lifan up 73% to #22.

Hyundai Eon Peru 2013. Picture courtesy of autojunction.inThe Hyundai Eon is among the 20 most popular vehicles in Peru this year.

Thanks to the new generation launched during the year, the Toyota Yaris reclaims the overall pole position (it was #2 after 9 months) with 12,419 sales and 6.2%, passing the Toyota Hilux at 11,821 units and 5.9%. The Chevrolet Sail delivers an impressive 22% gain this year to rank #3 with 6,072 sales and 3%, just above the Kia Picanto and Rio while the Hyundai Accent is up 17% to #6. Notice also the Toyota RAV4 up 49% to #11, the Hyundai Eon at #18, Renault Duster at 1,250 sales, the Chery Tiggo at 756, Great Wall Haval H3 at 731 and Wingle at 628.

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Previous year: Peru Full Year 2012: Toyota Yaris leads in record market

Full Year 2013 Top 20 models and Top 25 brands Ranking Tables below. Read more…

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Peru 9 months 2013: Toyota Hilux and Yaris lead record market

November 27th, 2013 1 comment

Toyota Hilux Huari Peru September 2013Previous gen Toyota Hilux in Huari, Peru. Picture by snocat17, all rights reserved.

* See the Top 20 best-selling models & Top 10 brands by clicking on the title! Thanks Edgar *

Peruvian new car sales data is very rare – it pops up once or twice a year on average – so it’s with great excitement that I share with you today a Top 10 brands and Top 20 models for the first 9 months 2013. These are the most detailed model ranking for Peru in 8 years – since 2005 when I visited the country! After reaching all-time highs in 2010 (120,800 registrations), 2011 (144,485) and 2012 (178,373), you’d think the Peruvian new car market would take a break in 2013. Not so. It is up a further 9% over the first 9 months to 151,647 units and should finish the year above 190,000 sales for the very first time.

Chevrolet Sail Peru September 2013. Picture courtesy of olx.com.peChevrolet Sail

The Toyota Hilux is the most popular vehicle in the country thanks to 9,441 sales and 6.2% share, followed by the Toyota Yaris which has been Peru’s best-selling Passenger Car for the most part of the last decade, at 8,527 units and 5.6%. Like in 2012, the Chevrolet Sail rounds up the podium with 4,815 sales and 3.2%. There is a newcomer inside the Top 5: the Kia Picanto is up to #4 and 3%, kicking its big sister the Kia Rio down to #5 and 2.5% and the Hyundai Accent to #6 and 2.6%.

Toyota RAV4 Peru September 2013Toyota RAV4

Apart from two Chevrolets, the entire Top 20 is composed of Japanese and Korean models! Notice the Hyundai i10 at #9, Kia Sportage at #10, Toyota RAV4 at #12, Suzuki Alto at #18, Hyundai Eon at #19 and the antediluvian Nissan Sentra V16 (aka Nissan Tsuru) at #20. Brand-wise, Toyota leads the way with 18.4% share, ahead of Hyundai at 13.5%, Kia at 10.9%, Chevrolet at 9.9%, Nissan at 6.2% and Suzuki at 4.6%.

Previous post: Peru Full Year 2012: Toyota Yaris leads in record market

One year ago (almost): Peru November 2012: Toyota Yaris and Kia Rio lead

Full 9 months 2013 Top 20 models and Top 10 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Peru Full Year 2012: Toyota Yaris leads in record market

February 2nd, 2013 No comments

Toyota Yaris sedan (aka Vios) 

* See the Top 5 best-selling models and Top 7 brands by clicking on the title! Thanks Edgar *

The Peruvian new car market is going from strength to strength: after reaching record levels both in 2010 (120,800 registrations) and 2011 (144,485), it manages to grow by another 23% in 2012 to hit a best-ever 178,373 units. Interestingly, it is the provinces outside the capital city Lima that register the biggest sales growth this year: while Lima is up 19% year-on-year at 122,121 registrations, Cuzco, where the Macchu Picchu is located, is up a huge 51% on 2011, Junin 43%, La Libertad up and Arequipa up 32%.

Macchu Picchu

Brand-wise, Toyota leads the way with 17.9% market share, ahead of Hyundai at 14.1%, Kia at 10%, Chevrolet at 8.7% and Nissan at 8.5%. If we only consider Passenger Cars, Toyota’s share is at an even more impressive 20.6% but this time Chevrolet follows at 15,5%, with Kia #3 at 14.7% and Hyundai #4 at 14%.

Hyundai Tucson

There is no surprise atop the models ranking: as it has been the case for most of the last decade, the Toyota Yaris is by far the most popular vehicle in the country with 11,058 sales and 6.2%. It is followed by the Kia Rio at 5,031 units and 2.8% while the Chevrolet Sail is getting very close with 4,980 sales. The Hyundai Accent (2.5%) and Nissan Tiida (2.3%) round up the Top 5. The Hyundai Tucson is the best-selling SUV at 3,708 units and 2.1%, ahead of the Kia Sportage and Hyundai Santa Fe.

Previous post: Peru November 2012: Toyota Yaris and Kia Rio lead

Full Year 2012 Top 5 models and Top 7 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Peru November 2012: Toyota Yaris and Kia Rio lead

December 8th, 2012 No comments

Kia Rio

* See the Top 5 best-selling models and Top 10 brands by clicking on the title! Thanks Edgar *

Peruvian models data is extremely rare to come across, with the most recent figures dating back to April 2010. That was before Edgar kindly shared new info from Peruvian website . 2010 and 2011 were record years for new car sales in Peru, as evidenced by the country’s place within the world’s Top 10 Emerging engines of growth, with the 100,000 annual sales benchmark passed for the first time in 2010 at 120,800 units and 2011 up 20% to 144,485. But it only took 10 months in 2012 to beat that record again at 148,062 registrations, with the market up again in November at 15,176 units, bringing the 11 months 2012 total to 163,238 registrations, up 24% on 2011.

Toyota Yaris

As it has been the case for most of the past decade, the Toyota Yaris is the best-selling Passenger Car in Peru thanks to 9,162 sales and 6.2% share over the first 10 months of 2012. It is followed by the Kia Rio (3%), Chevrolet Sail (2.7%), Hyundai Accent (2.3%) and Nissan Tiida (1.9%). Brand-wise, in November Toyota leads the way with 2,648 units and 17.4% share, ahead of Hyundai (13.6%), Chevrolet (9.7%) and Kia (9.3%). Notice JAC at #9 (1.9%) and Chery at #10 in the Passenger Cars ranking.

Previous post: Peru 2010-2011: Toyota Hilux and Yaris lead record market

Full 10 months 2012 Top 5 models and November Top 10 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Peru 2010/2011: Toyota Hilux and Yaris lead record market

August 20th, 2011 No comments

Toyota Hilux, picture by snocat17

* Many thanks to Seba from Montevideo, Uruguay for making this post possible! *

In 2010, Peruvian consumers bought 120,800 new cars, an increase of no less than 57% on 2009 and the new yearly volume record for the country, the first time above 100,000 annual units and 31% ahead of the previous record of 2008 at 92,539 units.

Toyota has led in Peru for almost 20 years and places two models on top of the ranking: the Hilux is the best-selling vehicle in the country with 9,014 units and 7.5% share and the Yaris is the most popular passenger car with 8,124 sales and 6.7%. The Kia Rio is likely to round up the podium, ahead of the Toyota Corolla at 3,180 units and 2.6%.

The 1991 Daewoo Tico is the most popular taxi in Peru

In 2011 it looks like car sales in Peru will break a new record with 56,028 new registrations over the first 5 months of the year, up 24% on 2010. Only brand sales info is available for January to April 2011 and it shows Toyota leading the passenger car ranking again with 4,024 units and 14.8% but down 9% and seriously threatened by Kia at 3,837 sales (14.1%) and Chevrolet at 3,574 units (13.1%), up a massive 109% year-on-year.

Among Chinese carmakers, notice Chery at #9 with 536 sales (2% share) up 29%, Great Wall at #12 with 364 sales (1.3%) up 275%, JAC at #17 with 254 sales (0.9%) up 505% and Geely at #19 with 219 sales (0.8%) up 50%.

2008 to 2011 brands Ranking Tables: see ‘Read more’ below the Hilux pic.

Toyota Hilux, picture by Captain Victor

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Peru January-April 2010: Yaris dominates

November 7th, 2010 No comments

One model is head and shoulders above the competition in Peru: the Toyota Yaris, with the sedan being the preferred version. It delivers 2,564 sales in just 4 months, or 12.4% of the market. The Kia Rio comes in 2nd at 5.5%, ahead of the Toyota Corolla at 4.2%.

Top 5 ranking table below.

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Peru 2005: Toyota places Hilux, Yaris & Corolla on top

January 2nd, 2006 No comments

Toyota Yaris in Cuzco, Peru December 2005

* See the Top 25 best-selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at end of post! *

I only have official figures for the first 9 months of the year, so if you have more complete data please make sure to get in touch!

With 16,494 registrations during the first 9 months of 2005, the Peruvian market is up 48% over the same period in 2004. It is the best year since the record established in 1998 (34,697 registrations). Toyota dominates with a 28% market share: it places the Hilux on top of the general ranking (1,483 sales and 9%) and the Yaris (1,026 sales) and Corolla (697 sales) on top of the passenger cars ranking.

The Nissan Frontier is the 3rd vehicle to sell over 1,000 units over the period (1,027), whereas the Suzuki Grand Nomade (aka Vitara) is the best selling 4WD and 5th overall with 455 sales.

Full Top 25 Ranking Table below.

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