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Argentina March 2018: Chevrolet Prisma signs first win in record market

The Chevrolet Prisma is the best-selling vehicle in Argentina for the first time.

* See the Top 45 All-brands and Top 212 All-models by clicking on the title *

It’s a third record month in a row for Argentinean new car sales, up 9.4% to 83.954 units, beating the previous March record of 81.901 established back in 2012. The year-to-date volume now stands at a record 272.159, up 19.9% on the same period in 2017. Chevrolet soars 13% and gains two spots on February to snap the brands top spot with 14.2% share, just 44 units above Volkswagen (-10.1%) at 14.1%. Renault (+14%) drops one spot to #3 at 13.4%, distancing Ford (+8%), Fiat (+19%) and Toyota (+13%) all above 10% share. The remainder of the Top 10 features great performers Nissan (+38%), Citroen (+18%) and Peugeot (+17%) while Mercedes (-11%) is the worst performer. Further down, Dongfeng (+1250%), Geely (+525%), Smart (+213%), Subaru (+113%), Suzuki (+106%), Audi (+103%), Lifan (+96%), JMC (+89%), Jeep (+81%), Agrale (+70%) and Dodge (+37%) stand out.

Model-wise, Chevrolet posts a stunning 1-2 with the Prisma lodging its first-ever monthly win thanks to deliveries up 51% (previous best: #5) and the Onix up 24% to #2, cementing its year-to-date leadership with sales up 52% to 4.1% share. The Toyota Etios, #1 in February, is down to #3 but holds onto a solid 2nd place YTD. The Ford Ka is up 32% year-on-year and 7 ranks on last month to #4, the Toyota Hilux is up 13% but down 3 spots to #5 while the Renault Kwid edges up one spot to break its ranking record at #9 and the Ford Escosport is up 77% and 12 spots to #10. The VW Polo is propelled up 7-fold to #12 by the new generation, the Fiat Argo is up 9 spots to #14 and the Fiat Cronos up 22 to #32. The VW Virtus lands at #123.

Previous month: Argentina February 2018: Toyota Etios posts first win in record market

One year ago: Argentina March 2017: VW Gol and Renault Sandero on top

Full March 2018 Top 45 All-brands and Top 212 All-models below.

Argentina March 2018 – brands:

PosBrandMar-18%/17Feb2018%/17PosFY17
1Chevrolet11,91514.2%13%336,60213.4%26%32
2Volkswagen11,87114.1%-10%140,15614.8%7%11
3Renault11,25213.4%14%238,71214.2%37%23
4Ford10,67912.7%8%433,34712.3%16%44
5Fiat9,33311.1%19%528,14010.3%30%65
6Toyota8,77110.4%13%629,03510.7%19%56
7Peugeot6,7558.0%17%722,1558.1%7%77
8Citroen2,6443.1%18%88,9343.3%13%88
9Nissan2,0032.4%38%95,9062.2%53%911
10Mercedes1,4381.7%-11%105,0091.8%-3%1010
11Jeep1,3391.6%81%114,0371.5%132%1112
12Honda1,0271.2%-40%123,4821.3%-30%129
13Chery5790.7%2%132,0740.8%43%1314
14Audi4930.6%103%151,4520.5%70%1517
15Iveco4760.6%-3%141,6990.6%14%1413
16Hyundai3460.4%21%161,1180.4%24%1616
17Kia3170.4%9%179250.3%21%1718
18BMW2580.3%-21%188660.3%-13%1815
19Lifan2080.2%96%207120.3%148%1921
20Volvo1510.2%-8%215110.2%8%2120
21Scania1390.2%-16%195690.2%4%2019
22Ram1080.1%13%233280.1%-12%2222
23DongFeng1080.1%1250%252060.1%1273%2638
24Agrale1040.1%70%273230.1%52%2424
25Geely1000.1%525%243280.1%1071%2326
26Dodge780.1%37%291630.1%-6%2925
27Smart750.1%213%221890.1%136%2731
28BAIC540.1%new301290.0%new30 –
29DS520.1%-46%262690.1%-11%2523
30Subaru510.1%113%311050.0%48%3329
31Suzuki370.0%106%331140.0%100%3132
32Mini320.0%-37%281660.1%5%2827
33Mitsubishi240.0%-14%321080.0%8%3230
34JMC170.0%89%35570.0%30%3533
35Alfa Romeo170.0%-61%37550.0%-46%3628
36Hino150.0%114%34640.0%100%3434
37Isuzu80.0%n/a38310.0%3000%3839
38Foton50.0%67%36440.0%1367%3737
39Land Rover40.0%-50%39260.0%-28%3936
40Porsche30.0%-79%40240.0%-54%4035
41Jaguar30.0%n/a41150.0%400%4140
42Ferrari20.0%n/a –20.0%n/a4543
43Chrysler10.0%-50%4240.0%-20%4242
44Sany10.0%0%4420.0%100%44 –
45Terex10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a49 –

Argentina March 2018 – models:

PosModelMar-18%/17Feb2018%/17PosFY17
1Chevrolet Prisma3,7444.5%51%79,6263.5%51%66
2Chevrolet Onix3,3894.0%24%411,0884.1%52%13
3Toyota Etios3,3374.0%19%110,8754.0%31%25
4Ford Ka3,2573.9%32%119,7933.6%73%47
5Toyota Hilux3,2293.8%13%210,7574.0%12%34
6VW Gol2,7303.3%-25%39,7073.6%0%51
7Renault Nuevo Sandero2,4532.9%-21%98,3703.1%-4%72
8Peugeot 2082,4252.9%35%68,2253.0%27%89
9Renault Kwid2,3792.8%new106,3052.3%new13114
10Ford Ecosport2,1432.6%77%226,3752.3%52%1216
11Ford Fiesta Kinetic2,0592.5%-6%145,3972.0%-12%1511
12VW Polo1,9672.3%588%164,5051.7%332%2253
13Chevrolet Cruze1,8452.2%22%155,3612.0%24%1619
14Fiat Argo1,7852.1%new234,4171.6%new2467
15Fiat Mobi1,7402.1%13%185,3612.0%55%1718
16Fiat Palio1,6702.0%-34%57,0982.6%5%98
17Ford Ranger1,6361.9%1%205,1091.9%-7%1813
18VW Amarok1,6301.9%-17%126,5662.4%13%1110
19VW Up1,5231.8%14%135,4062.0%59%1422
20Peugeot Partner1,4471.7%3%273,9381.4%-20%2624
21Renault Nuevo Logan1,4271.7%27%194,6011.7%33%2026
22Renault Duster Oroch1,3441.6%6%264,5551.7%40%2121
23Toyota Corolla1,3341.6%-13%244,4551.6%-4%2317
24Renault Kangoo1,2661.5%-25%86,9362.5%33%1014
25VW Suran1,1861.4%-31%214,2441.6%-30%2515
26Renault Duster1,1171.3%-22%313,7081.4%-9%2823
27Ford Focus1,0971.3%-40%174,8141.8%-21%1912
28Jeep Renegade1,0721.3%53%283,3201.2%106%3037
29Peugeot 20081,0701.3%77%253,8151.4%26%2729
30Chevrolet Spin1,0431.2%24%292,8331.0%29%3336
31Renault Captur9311.1%28%303,0871.1%75%3235
32Fiat Cronos8971.1%new541,2130.4%new54 –
33Honda HR-V8651.0%-23%332,7031.0%-20%3431
34Fiat Strada8401.0%47%432,1870.8%39%4039
35Chevrolet Tracker8321.0%4%323,4571.3%34%2928
36Chevrolet S108131.0%-39%343,1831.2%-3%3125
37Fiat Nuevo Fiorino7960.9%34%412,0730.8%26%4134
38Nissan Kicks7280.9%new401,8750.7%new4368
39Peugeot 3087110.8%-45%352,5981.0%-32%3530
40Fiat Toro6460.8%-47%422,2790.8%-32%3920
41Citroen C36170.7%22%362,3430.9%28%3738
42Fiat Siena/Grand Siena6160.7%-24%382,5660.9%-16%3627
43VW Golf6080.7%12%372,2860.8%24%3843
44VW Saveiro5740.7%-22%391,9000.7%-1%4232
45Citroen Berlingo5060.6%17%471,7130.6%-12%4440
46Nissan Versa4760.6%60%501,2300.5%82%5154
47Nissan March4630.6%-23%451,6270.6%1%4642
48Chery Tiggo4400.5%11%491,4360.5%43%4848
49Toyota SW44350.5%30%441,4200.5%22%4951
50Citroen C-Elysee4200.5%65%571,1360.4%55%5652
51Citroen C4 Lounge3950.5%-38%511,4790.5%-28%4741
52VW Voyage3900.5%-64%461,6450.6%-35%4533
53VW Vento3760.4%-32%481,3770.5%-32%5046
54VW Tiguan3610.4%n/a595660.2%7986%63208
55Peugeot 3013490.4%new521,2140.4%new5359
56Peugeot 4083270.4%-28%551,2230.4%-32%5245
57Mercedes Sprinter3060.4%-29%531,1350.4%-12%5749
58Citroen C3 Aircross3050.4%-8%561,2050.4%6%5547
59Jeep Compass2280.3%new646180.2%new60102
60VW Fox2230.3%-60%588380.3%-32%5844
61Citroen C4 Cactus2120.3%new714900.2%new6794
62Hyundai Tucson2060.2%70%605890.2%50%6172
63Peugeot 30081870.2%175%674520.2%123%70101
64Iveco Daily1650.2%-5%635800.2%4%6257
65Toyota RAV41640.2%429%625510.2%512%6489
66Nissan Frontier1570.2%-4%745340.2%9%6562
67Renault Nuevo Master1510.2%-2%685320.2%35%6666
68Honda Civic1320.2%-68%616700.2%-40%5950
69Renault Fluence1190.1%-53%704500.2%-44%7156
70Mercedes GLC1190.1%125%913430.1%127%7787
71Fiat Ducato1180.1%27%952810.1%11%8283
72Mercedes Vito1130.1%-28%723940.1%-18%7365
73Nissan Note1080.1%-61%853840.1%-54%7455
74Lifan Foison1070.1%49%733490.1%101%7673
75Toyota Innova1060.1%new822840.1%new81190
76Chery QQ1010.1%-24%654830.2%43%6870
77Ram 15001010.1%10%773100.1%-15%7977
78Citroen C4 Picasso950.1%79%812580.1%61%8593
79Audi A3940.1%104%803080.1%86%8090
80Kia Sportage940.1%9%882720.1%31%8386
81Toyota Yaris880.1%-58%664640.2%-23%6960
82Mercedes C Class870.1%2%752640.1%-2%8478
83Peugeot Boxer820.1%8%892420.1%27%8674
84Chevrolet Captiva790.1%-32%844110.2%46%7269
85Dodge Journey780.1%39%1131620.1%-6%10599
86Fiat 500X740.1%new981510.1%new108 –
87Chevrolet Cobalt710.1%-34%933210.1%-18%7863
88Audi A1710.1%97%862280.1%71%91105
89Peugeot 5008710.1%129%1001740.1%152%102134
90Audi Q5700.1%94%762400.1%83%87112
91Chevrolet Trailblazer700.1%0%1052150.1%4%9285
92Fiat 500670.1%34%831840.1%42%100122
93BMW X1650.1%-20%1091970.1%-8%9482
94Renault Koleos650.1%new791670.1%new104262
95Lifan Myway630.1%new1031990.1%new93138
96Geely Emgrand630.1%n/a1021920.1%9500%96145
97Mercedes A Class620.1%-25%942330.1%-35%8975
98Kia K2500580.1%18%1011930.1%64%9595
99BMW 1 Series570.1%10%902360.1%7%8881
100Audi A4550.1%10%1041820.1%11%101100
101Audi Q3550.1%17%129990.0%-34%124115
102Peugeot Expert540.1%5300%971890.1%575%98173
103Smart Forfour540.1%218%781450.1%179%111139
104Fiat Tipo530.1%new921590.1%new106 –
105Toyota Prius510.1%n/a1171470.1%n/a110164
106Mercedes GLA500.1%-34%961910.1%-25%9797
107Audi A5480.1%2300%1121350.0%1588%113144
108Kia Sorento480.1%2%1081350.0%-9%114104
109Citroen Jumper470.1%114%1061720.1%192%103107
110Ford Kuga450.1%-57%991850.1%-24%9979
111Kia Cerato450.1%4400%1231270.0%3075%117172
112Citroen Jumpy450.1%new1111230.0%new118194
113DS 3440.1%-49%872320.1%-16%9080
114Ford Mondeo420.1%4100%693560.1%5833%7588
115Audi Q2410.0%new119910.0%new127128
116DFSK C31410.0%new131660.0%new134 –
117Nissan Sentra400.0%-60%1071490.1%-40%10976
118Hyundai H1360.0%89%1321350.0%141%115117
119BMW 2 Series340.0%750%1141300.0%202%116116
120Hyundai Santa Fe330.0%-13%1101390.1%-15%112103
121VW Passat330.0%154%133950.0%150%126119
122Hyundai Creta320.0%-53%1211530.1%-15%10791
123VW Virtus320.0%new –320.0%new168 –
124BAIC X35310.0%new145700.0%new132 –
125Nissan Murano300.0%400%143610.0%408%136171
126Lifan X50290.0%12%1151130.0%57%121118
127Kia Carnival280.0%-30%1201200.0%-6%119108
128Geely LC1270.0%145%1181050.0%600%122127
129Ford Transit270.0%-65%122820.0%-41%129110
130Chery Arrizo250.0%new116960.0%new125251
131DFSK C35250.0%new126510.0%new145 –
132Honda CR-V250.0%-85%200390.0%-91%16061
133Subaru Outback250.0%n/a166350.0%n/a165160
134DFSK K01H240.0%new144410.0%new158 –
135Mini Cooper230.0%-54%1251170.0%-25%120111
136VW Beetle220.0%-64%128810.0%-62%130106
137Subaru Forester220.0%29%138610.0%13%137135
138Jeep Grand Cherokee220.0%-31%142590.0%-41%139124
139Suzuki Baleno220.0%new174450.0%new152 –
140Audi S3210.0%110%134590.0%64%138143
141Smart Fortwo210.0%200%153440.0%57%154149
142Mitsubishi L200200.0%-13%127890.0%3%128121
143BMW X4200.0%-49%173530.0%-46%142120
144Toyota Land Cruiser200.0%300%172350.0%192%166177
145Peugeot 508190.0%-30%148520.0%-54%143131
146Fiat Doblo180.0%-66%1401020.0%-14%12396
147BMW 3 Series180.0%-65%136640.0%-56%135109
148Kia Soul180.0%50%170490.0%53%147141
149Chevrolet Montana170.0%-48%151520.0%-22%144123
150BMW X3170.0%-23%154460.0%-31%151133
151Hyundai H100170.0%1600%155430.0%4200%156146
152DFSK C32170.0%new150320.0%new169 –
153BAIC X25170.0%new218180.0%new184 –
154BMW 4 Series160.0%-58%169480.0%-16%149126
155Audi SQ5150.0%n/a171380.0%n/a162248
156Kia Rio150.0%-35%199170.0%-68%186157
157Volvo XC60140.0%8%157470.0%24%150150
158Hyundai Grand i10140.0%-13%163370.0%-27%163140
159Suzuki Vitara130.0%-24%141580.0%49%140136
160Citroen Spacetourer130.0%new184250.0%new178218
161Chery Fulwin120.0%-71%139580.0%-50%141113
162BMW 5 Series120.0%20%156330.0%14%167179
163Mercedes B Class120.0%20%149310.0%0%170156
164Mercedes GLE110.0%-27%124740.0%45%131137
165Mercedes E Class110.0%1000%152390.0%3800%161163
166Kia Picanto110.0%-67%213120.0%-84%192147
167Geely 515100.0%100%181310.0%182%171161
168Jeep Cherokee100.0%new158290.0%new172224
169Alfa Romeo Mi.To100.0%-71%175290.0%-57%173125
170BMW X6100.0%-38%164290.0%-59%174142
171Lifan X6090.0%13%168510.0%24%146148
172Mini Countryman90.0%800%137490.0%4800%148185
173BMW X590.0%-40%183270.0%-45%176153
174Fiat Punto80.0%-94%147430.0%-93%15764
175DS 480.0%-33%162370.0%3%164152
176Volvo V4080.0%-27%182290.0%81%175162
177Toyota Camry70.0%250%130450.0%350%153193
178Alfa Romeo Giulietta70.0%-30%177260.0%-21%177155
179Audi Q770.0%0%160210.0%-30%181166
180Ram 250070.0%75%161180.0%125%185195
181Audi S570.0%n/a189130.0%n/a190247
182Jeep Wrangler70.0%40%209100.0%-63%193174
183BAIC X5560.0%new135410.0%new159 –
184Chevrolet Camaro60.0%500%178250.0%1150%179189
185Ford S-Max60.0%500%159230.0%2200%180178
186Foton Tunland50.0%67%146440.0%1367%155159
187VW Touareg50.0%25%187100.0%0%194183
188Honda Fit40.0%n/a167680.0%6700%13358
189Ford Mustang40.0%-60%165210.0%-56%182154
190Mitsubishi Outlander40.0%-20%179190.0%36%183176
191Audi S440.0%n/a191140.0%n/a188230
192Audi TT40.0%-33%176130.0%-24%191182
193Peugeot Traveller40.0%new21450.0%new209235
194Range Rover Evoque30.0%-25%180170.0%-11%187168
195Fiat Idea30.0%-91%201140.0%-89%189130
196VW Scirocco30.0%-81%19680.0%-85%198158
197Jaguar XE30.0%n/a19770.0%133%202198
198Volvo XC9030.0%50%20770.0%-13%203187
199Subaru WRX30.0%200%21740.0%300%213217
200Chevrolet Spark30.0%-92% –30.0%-96%217129
201Mercedes SLC20.0%new19070.0%new204210
202Porsche 91120.0%n/a –40.0%33%214199
203Ferrari 488 GTB20.0%n/a –20.0%n/a219252
204Porsche Macan10.0%-88%18570.0%-80%205167
205Subaru Legacy10.0%n/a –50.0%n/a210222
206Volvo S6010.0%-50%20650.0%-50%211184
207Chrysler Town & Country10.0%-50%20840.0%0%215197
208Mercedes G-Class10.0%n/a –20.0%n/a220203
209Range Rover Sport10.0%0% –20.0%-50%221212
210Audi R810.0%n/a –10.0%n/a226240
211Mercedes S Class10.0%n/a –10.0%0%227246
212Nissan GT-R10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a228273

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