The Argentinean car market is up a very healthy 28% in October at 48,873 registrations, and 25% year-to-date at 544,636. The Chevrolet Corsa Classic is on top with 6.3% market share in October and 5.7% year-to-date.
The French take up the two remaining spots on the podium with the Peugeot 207 Compact (actually a 206+ including a Sedan version) in #2 at 4.5% and the Renault Sandero in #3 at 3.8%. The VW Suran (aka SpaceFox), built here, is 5th year-to-date at 3.4%.
Argentina is the test-market for VW’s first heavy duty pick-up, the Amarok. Built in the country and with the Toyota Hilux in its sights, the Amarok delivers a best-ever 12th position in October with 1,068 sales and 2.2% market share, up from 17th in September. Hilux is 8th with 1,307 sales and 2.7% (3% year-to-date). Full Top 30 ranking table: click on ‘Read more’ below.