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Uruguay August 2016: Fiat back to #1, Renault and Ford shine

Fiat Uno Way Uruguay August 2016. Picture courtesy carplace.uol.com.brFiat is the most popular manufacturer in Uruguay in August. 

* See the Top 40 All-brands ranking by clicking on the title *

In August, the Uruguayan new car market posts a year-on-year gain for the first time this year at +6% to 3.691 registrations. The year-to-date tally now stands at 27.403, down 16% on the same period in 2015. Outsold by Volkswagen in July, Fiat reclaims the lead of the brands ranking it holds year-to-date with 421 sales and 11.4% share vs. 418 and 11.3% for VW. Renault shoots up 81% to #3 and Ford is up 119% to #5 but Suzuki, leader a year ago, tumbles down 36% to #4. Toyota (+88%), Kia (+64%), Geely (+34%), FAW (+50%), Mitsubishi (+167%) and Honda (+213%) all post spectacular year-on-year gains.

Previous month: Uruguay July 2016: Volkswagen takes lead for the first time

One year ago: Uruguay August 2015: Suzuki leads, Fiat up to 11% share

Full August 2016 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.

Uruguay August 2016 – brands:

PosBrandAug-16%/15Jul2016%/15PosFY15
1Fiat42111.4%7%23,49512.8%59%14
2Volkswagen41811.3%0%13,27812.0%-12%22
3Renault36810.0%81%32,4549.0%21%45
4Suzuki3359.1%-36%42,6229.6%-46%31
5Ford2587.0%119%81,0403.8%11%912
6Chevrolet2336.3%-32%52,2928.4%-34%53
7Nissan1915.2%-7%71,6346.0%-23%66
8Peugeot1885.1%7%101,1794.3%-12%88
9Hyundai1644.4%-1%61,2094.4%-15%77
10Toyota1203.3%88%91,0363.8%33%1015
11Kia1153.1%64%156102.2%-37%159
12Citroen1143.1%-25%127202.6%-5%1313
13Geely1062.9%34%117622.8%35%1117
14BYD882.4%0%136922.5%-33%1410
15Lifan772.1%3%147472.7%5%1214
16FAW691.9%50%164101.5%-40%1616
17Mitsubishi641.7%167%203821.4%-8%1718
18Honda471.3%213%193631.3%11%1819
19Mercedes451.2%41%212440.9%-7%2122
20DongFeng421.1%-16%222350.9%-39%2220
21Tata371.0%37%171250.5%32%2828
22Chana300.8%-14%231560.6%-49%2623
23Great Wall290.8%12%242621.0%-28%2021
24Jeep260.7%2500%181860.7%709%2339
25BMW200.5%-17%281660.6%-18%2524
26Audi150.4%-6%251290.5%-21%2726
27Subaru120.3%0%27880.3%-19%3027
28JAC110.3%-63%311860.7%27%2425
29Mazda100.3%-17%261070.4%39%2930
30BAIC70.2%75%30220.1%-50%3636
31Gonow60.2%-40%430.2%-53%3229
32Changhe50.1%0%29390.1%-63%3331
33Dodge40.1%-50%32230.1%-67%3533
34Zotye30.1%new40710.3%new3148
35Mini30.1%-50%370.1%-21%3434
36Foton30.1%50%3570.0%-92%4232
37Haima20.1%n/a40.0%n/a4658
38Zhong Tong20.1%new40.0%new4749
39Shineray10.0%n/a100.0%-38%3842
40Land Rover10.0%n/a3880.0%-33%4138
41Jaguar10.0%n/a30.0%n/a4855
Chinese48113.0%-16%3,91814.3%-33%

Source: Autodata

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