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Uruguay July 2017: Volkswagen leads, FAW shine in market up 14%

The new R7 SUV helps FAW up 96% in Uruguay in July. 

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

The Uruguayan new car market is up 14% year-on-year in July to 3.925 registrations, leading to a year-to-date tally up a whopping 27% to 30.148 units. Volkswagen takes the lead of the brands ranking for the second time in the past three month despite gaining less ground than the market at +5% to 14.7% share and remains #2 YTD for now. Suzuki soars 54% to #2 and 12% and Chevrolet is up 50% but only ranks third at 10.2% share. Fiat drops 12% to a round 10%. Citroen (+40%), Nissan (+62%) and Peugeot (+108%) make themselves noticed in the Top 10 while beyond, FAW (+96%) leads the Chinese offensive at #12 above BYD (-30%), Lifan (-42%), Chery and Geely (-57%) while Dongfeng (+61%) and Great Wall (+89%) take off. All-in-all, Chinese marques represent 10.8% of the Uruguayan market in July vs. 10.5% year-to-date. Honda (+177%), Mercedes (+61%) and BMW (+46%) also impress.

Previous month: Uruguay June 2017: Chevrolet up 3-fold to snap pole position

One year ago: Uruguay July 2016: Volkswagen takes lead for the first time

Full July 2017 Top 40 All-brands ranking table below.

Uruguay July 2017 – brands:

PosBrandJul-17%/16Jun2017%/16PosFY16
1Volkswagen57614.7%5%34,35714.5%52%22
2Suzuki47012.0%54%42,7209.0%19%43
3Chevrolet40110.2%50%14,46114.8%117%15
4Fiat39110.0%-12%23,42811.4%12%31
5Renault3358.5%9%52,3867.9%14%54
6Nissan2757.0%62%71,7885.9%24%66
7Peugeot2496.3%108%61,6025.3%62%79
8Hyundai1904.8%9%91,5945.3%53%87
9Citroen1443.7%40%88692.9%43%1013
10Toyota1163.0%-9%117792.6%-15%1110
11Ford1042.6%-28%101,1863.9%52%98
12FAW982.5%96%126172.0%81%1216
13Honda862.2%177%163771.3%19%1617
14BYD611.6%-30%134011.3%-34%1515
15Lifan501.3%-42%194821.6%-28%1314
16Chery461.2%n/a202550.8%-6%2020
17Geely451.1%-57%153471.2%-47%1712
18Mercedes451.1%61%212180.7%10%2119
19DongFeng441.1%91%172830.9%47%1922
20Great Wall340.9%89%143401.1%46%1821
21Kia330.8%-57%224251.4%-14%1411
22BMW190.5%46%231600.5%10%2226
23Audi180.5%6%181200.4%5%2528
24Chana170.4%-19%241080.4%-14%2627
25JAC120.3%200%251360.5%-22%2424
26Mazda100.3%-41%27890.3%-8%2829
27Mitsubishi80.2%-73%281430.5%-55%2318
28Subaru70.2%-53%32670.2%-12%2930
29Jeep60.2%-84%26970.3%-39%2725
30Tata60.2%-85%31450.1%-49%3023
31Mini60.2%n/a30410.1%21%3234
32Haval50.1%150%33130.0%550%3647
33Changhe30.1%-50%29410.1%21%3133
34Haima30.1%n/a35320.1%1500%3438
35Dodge30.1%0%34170.1%-11%3535
36Foton30.1%50% –130.0%225%3736
37Ram20.1%-33%36110.0%10%3839
38Zotye10.0%n/a38390.1%-43%3331
39JMC10.0%0%3760.0%-33%4142
40Shineray10.0%n/a –60.0%-33%4441
41Jaguar10.0%n/a4030.0%200%4550
 –Chinese42410.8%3% –3,16610.5%-8% – –

Source: Autodata

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