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Argentina August 2017: Chevy Onix up #2, Renault Oroch in Top 10

The Renault Oroch breaks into the Argentinean Top 10 for the first time this month. 

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Argentinean new vehicle sales are up a splendid 21.3% year-on-year in August to 84.687 units, meaning the year-to-date total is now up an equally impressive 30.2% to 604.478 registrations, the second highest result at this stage of the year below the 669.607 units sold in the first eight months of 2013. Brand-wise, Volkswagen is back to the #1 spot it holds year-to-date thanks to a 26% surge to 15.6% share, distancing Renault at 14% (+8%), Chevrolet at 13.7% (+21%) and Ford at 11.8% (+10%). Below, Mercedes (+36%), Citroen (+49%), Honda (+63%), Nissan (+68%), Volvo (+81%), Chery (+101%) and Jeep (+165%) are among the most dynamic in the Top 20 while Lifan (+256%) and DS (+227%) dominate smaller brands. In the models ranking, the VW Gol Trend holds onto the top spot thanks to deliveries up 55% year-on-year, but in 2nd place the Chevrolet Onix is catching up at +111%, ahead of the Renault Sandero up 77% and the Peugeot 208 up 67%. The Renault Oroch – a Duster pickup – is up one spot on July to break into the Argentinean Top 10 for the very first time at #10 thanks to sales up 81%. It’s the 2nd best-selling pickup in the country below the Toyota Hilux at #6. Among recent launches, notice the Nissan Kicks up 18 spots on last month to #56, the Citroen C4 Cactus up 46 to #61 and the Fiat Argo landing at #152.

Previous month: Argentina July 2017: Renault leads, Oroch above Duster YTD

One year ago: Argentina August 2016: Renault takes charge in market up 39%

Full August 2017 Top 45 All-brands and Top 216 All-models below.

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