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Colombia May 2018: Volkswagen, Toyota, Fiat pull market up 3.4%

Fiat is up 26-fold on May 2017 and the Uno breaks into the Top 20.

* See the Top 30 best-selling brands and Top 50 models by clicking on the title *

New vehicle sales in Colombia gain 3.4% year-on-year in May to 20.589 units, lifting the year-to-date volume up 2% to 95.167. Chevrolet (-4%) remains the best-selling brand in the country despite declining, distancing Renault (+2%), Nissan (+9%) and Mazda (+5%) up one spot on April to #4. Kia (-3%) is knocked down to #5 whereas Toyota (+53%), Volkswagen (+45%) and Suzuki (+21%) post by far the largest gains in the Top 10. In contrast, Hyundai (-46%) and Ford (-28%) are in great difficulty. Fiat continues its comeback, up 25-fold on May 2017, with Jeep (+212%), Mini (+156%), Foton (+101%), Citroen (+48%), Subaru (+45%), Peugeot (+43%), JAC (+24%) and Changan (+23%) also very strong. The Renault Sandero remains the best-selling nameplate in the country at a strong 9.1% share in May, distancing the Chevrolet Spark and Kia Picanto as is the case YTD. The Renault Duster outsells the Logan and Chevrolet Sail while the Chevrolet Onix is up 12 spots on last month to #8, the Nissan Versa up 9 to #15 and the Fiat Uno up 22 to #19. The JAC S2 breaks into the Top 40 for the first time.

Previous month: Colombia April 2018: Chevrolet and Renault top market up 18.2%

Previous year: Colombia Full Year 2017: Renault Sandero repeats win, market down 6.1%

Full May 2018 Top 30 brands and Top 50 models below.

Colombia May 2018 – brands:

PosBrandMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1Chevrolet4,19520.4%-4%120,19721.2%-4%11
2Renault4,01419.5%2%218,64919.6%-1%22
3Nissan1,9379.4%9%38,5609.0%4%33
4Mazda1,6037.8%5%57,5227.9%2%55
5Kia1,5707.6%-3%47,9898.4%2%44
6Volkswagen1,1305.5%45%84,5514.8%20%88
7Ford1,0745.2%-28%74,6774.9%-23%76
8Toyota1,0325.0%53%65,1025.4%54%67
9Suzuki6693.2%21%92,7112.8%6%910
10Hyundai4322.1%-46%101,9662.1%-34%109
11Fiat3221.6%2377%178320.9%5447%16n/a
12JAC2981.4%24%111,1481.2%2%1312
13Mercedes2651.3%-22%121,4131.5%2%1111
14BMW2411.2%19%141,3421.4%19%1213
15Foton2391.2%101%159421.0%39%1414
16Honda2071.0%-26%138770.9%26%1516
17Hino1400.7%2%166360.7%-15%1715
18Jeep1310.6%212%204410.5%86%2224
19Subaru1160.6%45%225220.5%37%1919
20Mitsubishi850.4%-36%185910.6%30%1817
21Peugeot800.4%43%194160.4%115%2323
22Dodge800.4%-2%243530.4%-20%2420
23Audi740.4%13%214870.5%56%2118
24DongFeng670.3%14%234950.5%21%2021
25Citroen650.3%48%252820.3%100%2526
26Volvo440.2%-10%262260.2%3%2625
27ChangAn420.2%23%281970.2%4%2827
28Mini410.2%156%291760.2%66%29n/a
29JMC360.2%140%302030.2%76%27n/a
30Freightliner160.1%100%271630.2%262%30n/a
 –Others3441.7%-11% –1,5011.6%-31% – –

Colombia May 2018 – models:

PosModelMay-18%Apr2018%PosFY17
1Renault Sandero (incl. Stepway)1,8719.1%18,2318.6%11
2Chevrolet Spark1,2866.2%26,5586.9%22
3Kia Picanto8724.2%54,3424.6%35
4Renault Duster (incl. Oroch)8424.1%63,7894.0%66
5Renault Logan8354.1%44,2264.4%44
6Chevrolet Sail8324.0%34,1984.4%53
7Mazda36393.1%72,8413.0%77
8Chevrolet Onix5102.5%201,6371.7%1317
9Nissan March4822.3%92,2452.4%810
10Mazda24442.2%82,1502.3%1012
11Mazda CX-54172.0%161,8101.9%1111
12Chevrolet Tracker3781.8%112,1962.3%99
13VW Gol3771.8%131,6161.7%1416
14Chevrolet Beat3621.8%101,5921.7%16 –
15Nissan Versa3471.7%241,1981.3%2220
16Kia Rio3221.6%121,6661.8%1213
17Nissan Kicks3201.6%151,4051.5%1815
18Ford Fiesta3131.5%181,4861.6%178
19Fiat Uno2991.5%41n/an/an/an/a
20Nissan Frontier2961.4%141,6121.7%1514
21Kia Sportage2641.3%171,2351.3%2118
22Toyota Fortuner2521.2%261,1141.2%2336
23VW Voyage2301.1%328600.9%3034
24Toyota Hilux2251.1%191,2641.3%2030
25Toyota Prado2241.1%231,2831.3%1924
26Nissan Qashqai2191.1%298420.9%3127
27Ford Escape2111.0%259411.0%2619
28Renault Captur2091.0%281,0371.1%2421
29Suzuki Vitara2041.0%309161.0%2826
30Ford Ecosport2011.0%229281.0%2722
31Chevrolet NHR1820.9%318640.9%2923
32Hyundai Grand i101720.8%211,0131.1%2528
33Suzuki Swift1570.8%345640.6%3335
34VW Jetta1360.7%49n/an/an/a63
35Ford Explorer1360.7%n/an/an/an/a39
36Chevrolet N3001320.6%275680.6%3241
37Nissan X-Trail1280.6%375510.6%3433
38Toyota Corolla1180.6%38n/an/an/an/a
39JAC S21090.5%n/an/an/an/a48
40Ford Ranger1040.5%50n/an/an/a61
41VW Amarok970.5%334900.5%3667
42Chevrolet Equinox920.4%434860.5%37n/a
43Toyota RAV4880.4%425240.6%3525
44Chevrolet D-Max880.4%n/an/an/an/a46
45Renault Alaskan840.4%35n/an/an/a69
46VW Tiguan830.4%454020.4%3994
47Suzuki Alto 800820.4%n/an/an/an/a47
48Kia Cerato800.4%444790.5%3837
49Honda CR-V790.4%403840.4%4043
50JAC HFC750.4%39n/an/an/a62

Source: Andemos

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