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Colombia May 2015: Mazda & Suzuki stay afloat in market down 16%

Mazda2 Colombia May 2015. Picture courtesy caradvice.com.auMazda sales are up a fantastic 52% year-on-year in May in Colombia.

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The Colombian new car market is falling deeper and deeper into recession with sales down a depressing 16% again in May to 22.513 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total down 6% on 2014 to 113.216 units. Chevrolet bucks the negative trend with sales up 1% year-on-year in May to 6.035 units for a strong 26.8% market share vs. 24.2% so far in 2015 (-10%), Renault (-15%), Kia (-23%) and Nissan (-24%) all tumble down while Mazda (+52%) and Suzuki (+16%) deliver outstanding performances inside the Top 10. Toyota (-52%), Hyundai (-38%), Ford (-36%) and Volkswagen (-32%) are the hardest hit. Outside the Top 10, notice Mercedes up 15%, Foton up 4% and Subaru up a gigantic 168%.

Previous month: Colombia April 2015: Kia Sportage on podium, market down 16%

Previous year: Colombia Full Year 2014: Chevrolet Sail tops record market

Full May 2015 Top 30 brands Ranking Table below.

Colombia May 2015 – brands:

PosModelMay-15%/14Apr2015%/14PosFY14
1Chevrolet6,03526.8%1%127,44924.2%-10%11
2Renault3,40515.1%-15%218,37416.2%0%22
3Kia2,2009.8%-23%311,1379.8%-8%33
4Nissan1,4466.4%-24%57,3986.5%-5%45
5Mazda1,3706.1%52%75,6725.0%32%78
6Ford1,2645.6%-36%66,7335.9%-8%64
7Hyundai1,1155.0%-38%46,9906.2%-9%56
8Suzuki7993.5%16%83,6783.2%36%810
9Volkswagen6082.7%-32%103,1412.8%-24%109
10Toyota5522.5%-52%93,5253.1%-33%97
11Mercedes3561.6%15%111,7601.6%7%1112
12Chery2831.3%-36%121,7281.5%-14%1211
13Foton2831.3%4%131,3641.2%18%1314
14Kenworth2191.0%-2%215560.5%-29%2324
15Hino1900.8%1%187690.7%1%1919
16BMW1820.8%-27%151,0941.0%13%1517
17JAC1750.8%-36%141,1391.0%-16%1413
18International1720.8%3%237180.6%5%2220
19Dodge1620.7%-37%207710.7%-29%1816
20Mitsubishi1350.6%3%177210.6%15%2122
21Audi1330.6%-12%197840.7%7%1721
22DongFeng1280.6%-41%167460.7%11%2015
23Honda1220.5%-52%229080.8%-16%1618
24Fiat1000.4%-31%274570.4%-22%2525
25Freightliner960.4%20%243330.3%17%3030
26Great Wall830.4%-6%254010.4%-16%2727
27Subaru830.4%168%263480.3%188%2831
28Jeep700.3%-55%284940.4%-11%2423
29Volvo540.2%-21%304040.4%6%2628
30SsangYong530.2%-60%293380.3%-40%2926
Others6402.8%-27%3,2862.9%-24%

Source: Andemos

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