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Venezuela Full Year 2015: Chevrolet Silverado #1, market down 96% on all-time high

Chevrolet Silverado Venezuela 2015The previous generation Chevy Silverado is the one on sale in Venezuela.

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Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, the Venezuelan new car market plunges further down into oblivion in the wake on the continuing political turmoil and economic recession that is plaguing the country: down 26% to just 17.585 registrations. For comparison, the annual 2015 figure is similar to the sales level reached in July and August 2013 alone…, 87% below 2012’s annual score (130.533) and a devastating 96.5% below 2007’s record high 491.899 deliveries. Only eight manufacturers have remained in the market, with five of them selling over 1.000 units: Chevrolet (-11%) is market leader, followed by Toyota (+5%), Mitsubishi (-7%), Ford (-49%) and Dodge (+132%).

The models ranking is totally novel: the Chevrolet Silverado – the previous generation is still the one on sale here – takes the lead thanks to sales up 3-fold on 2014 to 2.405, ahead of the Toyota Fortuner (+34%), Chevrolet Aveo (+19%), Mitsubishi Canter (+92%) and Dodge Forza (+132%). Last year leader, the ZNA Rich / Civetchi Pickup, implodes down 99% to just 42 units at #29.

Previous month: Venezuela November 2015: Chevrolet and Jeep ahead, market down 53%

Previous year: Venezuela Full Year 2014: ZNA Rich up to #1 in market down 76%

Two years ago: Venezuela Full Year 2013: Chevrolet Aveo and Mitsubishi Lancer on top

Full Year 2015 Top 15 All-brands and Top 55 All-models vs. 2014 figures below.

Full December 2015 Top 9 All-brands and Top 33 All-models below.

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