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Brazil July 2019: Toyota (+28.2%), Jeep (+27.2%), Chery (+147.5%) lift market up 11.4%

The Chery Tiggo 7 is now inside the Brazilian Top 100.

The Brazilian new car market enjoys a 26th year-on-year gain in the past 27 months at a stunning +11.4% to 232.243 units, lifting the year-to-date tally up 10.9% to 1.481.119. The Top 4 brands all outpace the market as they do YTD: Chevrolet (+15.5%) distances Volkswagen (+14.3%), Fiat (+14.9%) and the most dynamic of them: Toyota (+28.2%). Below, there’s a raft of underperforming brands notably Ford (-9.8%) the only Top 12 carmaker in negative but also Renault (+0.4%) and to a lesser extent Hyundai (+6.3%). Towards the tail end of the Top 10, Nissan (+15%) is strong, Honda (+11.4%) matches the market but the hero of the month is once again Jeep (+27.2%) pulling an extraordinary 5th consecutive all-time Brazilian monthly volume record at 12.006. Just outside the Top 10, Citroen (+30.9%) and Mitsubishi (+20.1%) impress, while further down Chery (+147.5%) once again more than doubles its year-ago volumes at #14.

Model-wise, the Chevrolet Onix (+19.1%) is once again untouchable, almost doubling the market growth and enjoying a 48th consecutive monthly win (no interruption since August 2015). The Hyundai HB20 (+0.9%) is back to the 2nd spot it holds YTD above the Ford Ka (-5%), with the Chevrolet Prisma (+67%) and Renault Kwid (+55.1%) closing the Top 5 in extremely dynamic fashion. The Fiat Strada (+21.8%) and Argo (+20.7%) also outpace the market in the remainder of the Top 10 while just outside, the Nissan Kicks (+67.8%), Ford Ka Sedan (+49.9%), Jeep Renegade (+43.5%), Toyota Corolla (+36%), Fiat Mobi (+34.4%) and Hyundai Creta (+25.2%) all step up spectacularly. The VW T-Cross stays at #25 and #1 new launch ahead of the Citroen C4 Cactus at #43 (+6), the Chery Tiggo 5X at #63 (-3) and the Chery Tiggo 7 making its first appearance in the Brazilian Top 100 at #76.

Previous post: Brazil First Half 2019: Renault (+20.2%), Jeep (+23.1%), Chery (+275.9%) push market to highest in 4 years (+10.8%)

Previous month: Brazil June 2019: Jeep scores 4th consecutive all-time volume record in market up 9.4%

One year ago: Brazil July 2018: Ford Ka up, Fiat Toro breaks records, market up 16.6%

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