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Mexican car sales are up a massive 28% year-on-year in March to 83,574 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 233,574 units, up 11% on 2011. The Chevrolet Aveo confirms it is the country’s new favourite car after the VW Clasico put a stop to 8 consecutive years of Nissan Tsuru domination last year, selling 4,815 units to rank first for the 4th month in a row. Year-to-date it is at 13,275 sales and 5.7% share, up 58% year-on-year.
The Aveo is followed by 3 Nissans and this month the Versa manages to pass the Tsuru in the year-to-date ranking with 10,458 units and 4.5% thanks to 4,172 sales and 5% in March. The Tsuru sells 3,942 units for a 4.7% share, totalling 10,397 year-to-date, down 34% year-on-year, ahead of the Nissan Tiida sedan, VW Clasico and Chevrolet Spark. After an exceptional first 2 months, the new generation Honda CR-V takes a breather in March at #10.
Previous month: Mexico February 2012: Chevrolet Aveo cements leadership
One year ago: Mexico March 2011: Seat Ibiza at its highest
Full March 2012 Top 10 Ranking Table below.