The Nissan Tsuru (aka Sentra) sells over 100.000 units in Mexico in 2001.
The Mexican new car market breaks its annual record for the 4th year in a row in 2001, lifting it 4.3% to 932.164. Nissan (+10.4%) reclaims the brands top spot for the first time since 1996, toppling Chevrolet (-4.7%) while Volkswagen (-5.9%), Ford (+12.6%), Dodge (+20.7%), Chrysler (-5.6%) and Honda (+13.1%) hold onto their 2000 ranking. Seat makes a very impressive landing at #8 while Peugeot (+85.7%) gets closer to the Top 10 at #12. In the models ranking, the Nissan Tsuru (+19.3%) celebrates 5 consecutive years at #1 and to our knowledge becomes the first nameplate to sell over 100.000 annual units in Mexico. The Chevrolet Joy/Swing (+2.6%) based on the Opel Corsa ranks #2 for the 4th year in a row while the VW Pointer (-19%) remains on the third step of the podium despite a steep fall. The Nissan Sentra (+23.7%) is up two spots to #4, the VW Jetta (+3.8%) remains at #5 but the VW Beetle (-9.9%) drops to #6. The Dodge Stratus (+50.3%) is back inside the Top 10 and the Chevrolet Silverado (+305.3%) replaces the C/K Pickup at #8.
Full Year 2001 Top 32 All-brands and Top 172 All-models below.