Brazil April 2011: VW Gol resists, JAC J3 in Top 50
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So close. For the second time in a row, the Fiat Uno is #1 at mid-month but gets passed by the VW Gol by month end. The Gol therefore stays leader in April with 22,304 sales (8.2%), only 124 units and 0.1% above the Uno. In the YTD ranking the Gol has a 7k units margin however at 90,846 sales (8.6%) vs. 83,699 for the Uno (8%).
The Chevrolet Celta delivers another excellent month at #3 with 13,077 sales (4.8%), it is getting closer to the VW Fox for the 3rd place YTD. The Chevrolet Corsa Sedan is up 4 spots at #4 and the Renault Sandero breaks into the Top 10 for the first time at #10 with 6,670 sales and 2.4%.
The JAC J3 is the first Chinese model to ever rank within the Brazilian monthly Top 50, up 52 spots on last month in 48th position with 1,316 sales and 0.5% share. Three other new models break into the Top 100 for the first time this month: the VW Jetta is #56 with 1,013 sales, the JAC J3 Turin is #69 with 777 sales and the Peugeot 408 at #94 with 435 units.
Full Top 100 Ranking Table below.