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Argentina September 2012: Ford Ka and Ranger impress

Ford Ka

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This is it: dropping by an alarming 24% year-on-year to 64,189 units in September, new car sales in Argentina are now down 2% year-to-date at 659,165 registrations. Looks like 2011 will remain the country’s record year for a little while still. No surprise in the models ranking pole position: the Chevrolet Classic is stable at 4.5% share thanks to 2,864 sales, adding up to 33,237 and 5% year-to-date. Good operation for the 7 year-old VW Gol Power, up 2 spots on July to a shiny 2,491 units and 3.9%.

Ford Ranger

The Ford Ka is the performer of the month, up a massive 16 ranks on August to land on the third step of the podium for the first time in the nameplate’s career with 2,464 sales and 3.8% share vs. #10 and 2.3% year-to-date. Another Ford impresses this month: the Ranger manages to sell more than its archenemy the Toyota Hilux  for the second time ever after July. It ranks #7 at 1,974 units and a record 3.1% share vs. #9 and 2.9% for the Hilux.

Other good performers this month in Argentina include the Renault Kangoo up 4 spots to #8, the Peugeot Partner at #11, the Peugeot 308 at #17, the Fiat Palio up 3 ranks to #18, the Honda Fit up a further 2 to #26 vs. #40 year-to-date, the Fiat Qubo at #32 vs. #49 ytd and the Chevrolet Sonic at #41 vs. #60 ytd.

Previous month: Argentina August 2012: Ford Ranger up to #5, beats Toyota Hilux

One year ago: Argentina September 2011: Renault Sandero up to #2

Full September 2012 Top 75 Ranking Table below.

Argentina September 2012:

1Chevrolet Classic2,8644.5%133,2375.0%11
2VW Gol Power2,4913.9%421,6193.3%44
3Ford Ka2,4643.8%1914,9182.3%1015
4Peugeot 207 Compact2,4213.8%223,5643.6%32
5VW Gol Trend2,4143.8%326,5754.0%23
6Renault Clio2,3403.6%618,3642.8%614
7Ford Ranger1,9743.1%510,6321.6%2320
8Renault Kangoo1,8932.9%1214,3442.2%1311
9Toyota Hilux1,8652.9%717,1102.6%98
10VW Suran1,7592.7%819,2222.9%57
11Peugeot Partner1,6522.6%1011,0451.7%2121
12Renault Duster1,5992.5%1714,6282.2%1148
13Renault Sandero1,5302.4%1317,5622.7%85
14Ford Focus II1,4782.3%913,3932.0%1512
15Chevrolet Celta1,4772.3%1414,4322.2%1222
16Chevrolet Agile1,3892.2%2014,0962.1%1413
17Peugeot 3081,2491.9%1510,0561.5%24121
18Fiat Palio1,1741.8%217,8661.2%2830
19Toyota Corolla1,0461.6%1812,2111.9%1726
20VW Amarok9981.6%2211,1821.7%2018
21VW Voyage9821.5%1612,1911.8%1817
22Peugeot 4089361.5%258,9301.4%2637
23Chevrolet Aveo9261.4%2413,2972.0%1610
24Chevrolet Meriva8771.4%266,0000.9%3534
25Renault Logan8191.3%307,1621.1%3025
26Honda Fit7471.2%285,0210.8%4040
27VW Fox7301.1%3612,1661.8%1924
28Fiat Siena7161.1%3211,0191.7%2216
29Citroen Berlingo7041.1%375,4770.8%3844
30Renault Fluence6991.1%317,2031.1%2929
31Chevrolet Cruze6831.1%276,3231.0%3256
32Fiat Qubo6751.1%293,3570.5%49 –
33Fiat Uno 20106241.0%389,0071.4%2519
34Citroen C46000.9%336,2010.9%3332
35VW Vento5950.9%356,5651.0%3127
36Ford Ecosport5550.9%1117,5642.7%76
37VW Saveiro4970.8%463,5710.5%4652
38Chevrolet S104950.8%405,5730.8%3733
39Honda City4640.7%512,6960.4%5354
40Fiat Uno Fire4580.7%415,8040.9%3628
41Chevrolet Sonic4520.7%432,1860.3%60 –
42Ford Fiesta Kinetic4220.7%238,2501.3%2723
43VW Bora4170.6%423,8670.6%439
44Renault Master4090.6%453,5120.5%4749
45Fiat Strada3840.6%446,0950.9%3439
46Citroen C33830.6%533,0840.5%5047
47Renault Symbol3760.6%562,9990.5%5138
48Fiat 5003730.6%343,6350.6%45122
49Mercedes Sprinter3560.6%472,6000.4%5559
50Citroen C3 Picasso3300.5%671,7840.3%6767
51Citroen C3 Aircross2970.5%582,5760.4%5751
52Peugeot 2062860.4%393,4940.5%4843
53Ford Fiesta One2470.4%503,9020.6%4231
54Toyota RAV42420.4%612,5300.4%5869
55Honda Civic2350.4%492,0700.3%6368
56Chevrolet Montana2300.4%542,5930.4%5663
57VW CrossFox2200.3%553,8670.6%4458
58Chery Tiggo2130.3%621,9580.3%6566
59VW Gol Country2070.3%741,1740.2%7479
60Mercedes C Class1990.3%591,6490.3%7074
61Dodge Journey1980.3%782,1800.3%6155
62Chery QQ1840.3%571,9750.3%6475
63Hyundai Tucson1780.3%867680.1%8393
64Fiat Fiorino1730.3%525,1150.8%3935
65Nissan Frontier1720.3%821,0430.2%8057
66Honda CR-V1690.3%772,4980.4%5953
67Fiat Punto1660.3%484,8440.7%4136
68Toyota Hilux SW41660.3%641,9490.3%6662
69Renault Koleos1520.2%801,3180.2%7282
70Chevrolet Prisma1490.2%682,6120.4%5481
71Peugeot 30081470.2%601,4100.2%7184
72Iveco Daily1460.2%661,2170.2%7377
73Citroen Xsara Picasso1450.2%691,7660.3%6860
74Ford Focus One1390.2%711,1510.2%7571
75VW Passat1370.2%751,0840.2%7785



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