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Uruguay May 2018: Volkswagen, Fiat and Suzuki in photo finish

Suzuki gains 35% and ranks equal #2 in May.

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

4th consecutive month of decline for new car sales in Uruguay in May at a steep -19.9% to 3.818 registrations, leading to a year-to-date volume down 9.1% to 19.311. Volkswagen (-33%) remains on top at 14.4% share despite a harsh drop but it’s a photo finish on the podium with Fiat (-3%) and Suzuki (+35%) equal 2nd only 8 sales below VW. Renault surges 43% year-on-year but drops two spots on April to #4, however remaining in the YTD lead at 14.8% share (+77%). Nissan (+6%) is the only other manufacturer to lodge a positive result in the Top 10, with Citroen (-4%) resisting while Chevrolet tumbles down 65% at #6. Further down, notice Jeep (+111%), JAC (+63%) and Mercedes (+48%) posting fantastic gains.

Previous month: Uruguay April 2018: Volkswagen back to #1 but Renault shines at +53%

One year ago: Uruguay June 2017: Chevrolet up 3-fold to snap pole position

Full May 2018 Top 45 all-brands below.

Uruguay May 2018 – brands:

PosBrandMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1Volkswagen54914.4%-33%12,36012.2%-25%31
2Fiat54114.2%-3%52,68313.9%11%23
3Suzuki54114.2%35%41,7669.1%-2%55
4Renault43711.4%43%22,85114.8%77%14
5Nissan2817.4%6%61,5187.9%22%66
6Chevrolet2356.2%-65%32,18511.3%-34%42
7Hyundai2045.3%-12%78334.3%-31%77
8Peugeot1594.2%-12%86773.5%-33%88
9Citroen1574.1%-4%95833.0%13%910
10Toyota1283.4%-12%105312.7%-4%1011
11Kia741.9%-24%114142.1%15%1315
12Lifan651.7%-26%124352.3%12%1213
13Honda591.5%-5%132451.3%2%1416
14BYD521.4%-32%192091.1%-14%1514
15JAC441.2%63%171620.8%56%1822
16Mercedes431.1%48%161340.7%-1%2020
17Ford391.0%-79%144832.5%-46%119
18Great Wall280.7%-63%151861.0%-22%1617
19DongFeng280.7%-33%201410.7%-27%1919
20FAW230.6%-79%181841.0%-56%1712
21Jeep190.5%111%22570.3%-22%2727
22BMW180.5%-40%211030.5%-6%2123
23Mitsubishi170.4%-37%30690.4%-44%2624
24Audi120.3%-20%24710.4%29%2425
25Geely100.3%-64%25740.4%-71%2318
26Chery90.2%-63%23940.5%-43%2221
27Mazda90.2%-40%28430.2%-35%2928
28Subaru80.2%-11%27700.4%30%2529
29Chana60.2%-60%26470.2%-32%2826
30JMC50.1%n/a4180.0%167%3440
31Changhe30.1%-70%31200.1%-31%3031
32Mini30.1%-57%29190.1%-27%3130
33Haval20.1%n/a3370.0%250%3536
34Tata20.1%-60%4060.0%-81%3832
35Porsche20.1%100%4430.0%-50%4243
36Land Rover10.0%n/a3590.0%800%3246
37Brilliance10.0%0%3280.0%300%3337
38Dodge10.0%-75%3960.0%-45%3735
39Jaguar10.0%n/a3440.0%300%3947
40Shineray10.0%n/a3740.0%-20%4041
41Maserati10.0%n/a –10.0%-83%4542
42Haima00.0%-100%3860.0%-78%3634
43Ram00.0%-100%3630.0%-57%4139
44ZNA00.0%n/a4220.0%-71%4344
45Zotye00.0%-100%4310.0%-97%4433
 –Chinese2777.3%-47% –1,5718.1%-28% – –

Source: autodata.com.uy

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