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Uruguay 2010: Chevrolet Classic best seller, Chery at +263%

The Uruguayan car market is on fire in 2010: with 42,675 registrations, it’s up 64% on 2009 and constitutes a new record for the country, beating the 36,771 units figure from 1998.

Chevrolet dominates at 27.3% market share and sales up 92%, It was the first brand to sell more than 1,000 cars in a month in Uruguay (in March), reiterating this feat 6 more times this year. The Chevrolet Classic, a 1993 Opel Corsa restyled in 2010, is the best-selling car in the country.

No models ranking is available, only the brands one which shows VW (+67%) and Fiat (+26%) keeping their respective 2nd and 3rd places. The big event this year is the fantastic arrival of Chery in 5th position with 1,984 sales (+263%!) and 4.6% of the Uruguayan market, ahead of well established brands like Peugeot, Ford, Renault, Toyota, Hyundai and Citroen!

Full Top 10 Brands Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below.

The Chery Tiggo is assembled in Uruguay

Uruguay Brands Ranking Table:

PosBrand2010%10/092009%Pos
1Chevrolet11,65727.3%92%6,07123.4%1
2VW5,19212.2%67%3,10612.0%2
3Fiat3,7558.8%26%2,97111.4%3
4Nissan2,1355.0%94%1,1034.2%6
5Chery1,9844.6%263%5472.1%13
6Peugeot1,8914.4%11%1,6986.5%4
7Ford1,6944.0%40%1,2124.7%5
8Renault1,6323.8%90%8593.3%8
9Toyota1,5603.7%55%1,0053.9%7
10Hyundai1,3663.2%77%7703.0%10
Total Market42,675100%64%25,977100%

Source: ACAU

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