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Mexico 2008: Tsuru, Chevy & Jetta still on top

Nissan Tsuru

The Mexican car market is down 7% this year at 1,025,520 registrations. The Nissan Tsuru is the best selling car in the country for the 5th year in a row and it manages to improve its market share greatly from 5.8% in 2007 to 6.7% this year with 68,874 sales.

The Chevrolet Chevy stays #2 with 56,142 sales (-6%), ahead of the VW Jetta also down 6% at 41,783 registrations. The Nissan Chasis Largo (an old gen Terrano Pick-up) gains 3 spots in 4th with 25,782 sales and 2.5% of the market.

The VW Pointer is down 11% and 1 spot in 5th (25,279 sales), whereas the Chevrolet Aveo (#8 all new this year) and the Honda CR-V (#10) are the new entrants in the Top 10.

Full Top 15 Ranking Table below.

Mexico Full Year 2008:

PosModel2008%08/072007%Pos
1Nissan Tsuru68,8746.7%9%63,4615.8%1
2Chevrolet Chevy56,1425.5%-6%59,6215.4%2
3VW Jetta41,7834.1%-6%44,3954.0%3
4Nissan Chasis Largo25,7822.5%7%24,1872.2%7
5VW Pointer25,2792.5%-11%28,3002.6%4
6Nissan Tiida sedan24,0302.3%-9%26,4242.4%5
7VW Bora22,6592.2%-10%25,1042.3%6
8Chevrolet Aveo19,8711.9%new00.0%n/a
9Nissan Sentra17,8591.7%-20%22,3092.0%8
10Honda CR-V17,1011.7%-5%18,0751.6%11
11Chevrolet Silverado16,8551.6%10%15,3511.4%13
12Chevrolet Optra16,8281.6%-23%21,7982.0%9
13Ford Ranger14,8261.4%13%13,1311.2%18
14Nissan Pick Up DC13,7551.3%
15Ford Fiesta Sedan13,6181.3%

Source: AMDA

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