Mexico January 2012: Chevrolet Aveo holds onto pole position
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Very healthy start of the year for the Mexican car market, up 9% on January 2011 to 75,297 registrations. The Chevrolet Aveo holds onto the pole position it acquired in December, delivering 3,958 sales for an outstanding 5.3% market share and positioning itself as a serious contender for the 2012 #1 spot.
The Nissan Tsuru comes 2nd at 3,155 units and 4.2%, down 41% year-on-year, followed by the Nissan Tiida and 3.7% and -34% and the Nissan Versa with 2,497 sales and 3.3%. Exceptional performance of the Honda CR-V, up to a shiny 5th place thanks to 2,353 units sold, up a massive 189% year-on-year thanks to the new generation now in dealerships.
Other great performers this month include the Chevrolet Spark up to #7 with 2,097 sales and 2.8% and the VW Gol up to 9th place at 1,852 units and 2.5%. Notice 2011’s best-seller, the VW Clasico, down a worrying 57% yeear-on-year to #10.
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Full January 2012 Top 12 Ranking Table below.