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The Uruguayan new car market is up a very solid 20.8% year-on-year in September to 4.412 units, leading the year-to-date tally to a 26.2% surge to 38.983 registrations. Once again the top selling brands frankly beat the market: Fiat jumps four spots on last month and 188% year-on-year to lead the ranking for the first time since last April, Volkswagen is up 66% to 14.3% share, cementing its newfound YTD lead and Chevrolet is up 229% to 12.9% share. Suzuki (+8%), Renault (+6%) and Nissan (+12%) follow but lose share while below, Hyundai (-19%), Peugeot (-17%) and Ford (-38%) struggle. Citroen (+49%), Audi (+88%) and Honda (+258%) shine. FAW (+71%) leads Chinese carmakers above BYD (#12), Great Wall (#14), Lifan (#16), Dongfeng (#17) and Geely (#18). All-in-all, Chinese brands add up to 10.8% share, trailing the market growth this month at +4%.
Previous month: Uruguay August 2017: Volkswagen overtakes Chevrolet to #1 YTD
One year ago: Uruguay September 2016: Suzuki reclaims top spot
Full September 2017 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.