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Uruguay September 2019: Volkswagen (+35%) snaps YTD top spot off Renault

Volkswagen is now the #1 brand in Uruguay YTD.

New car sales in Uruguay skid down -2.5% year-on-year in September to 3.355 units, leading to a year-to-date tally down -9.9% to 29.179. Volkswagen (+35%) holds onto the monthly top spot for the 5th time in the past 6 months, snatching the YTD pole position off Renault (-20.4%) stuck at #3 for the month. Like in August, Suzuki (-25.8%) is the #2 brand in the country, just as Hyundai (+31.3%), Citroen (+30.6%), Peugeot (+6.2%) and Fiat (+2.8%) also shine in the Top 10 but Toyota (-26.3%) and Chevrolet (-23.9%) freefall. Chery leads the Chinese assault at #11 ahead of Dongfeng (+185.7%) at #14, Great Wall (+46.2%) at #15, BYD (stable) at #18, Geely (+266.7%) at #19 and FAW (-23.1%) at #20. All-in-all, Chinese carmakers surge 52.9% year-on-year in September to 7.7% share vs. 7.9% YTD.

Previous month: Uruguay August 2019: VW (+17.8%), Renault (+23.8%), Chinese (+21.5%) ignore market back down (-12.3%)

One year ago: Uruguay September 2018: Toyota, Suzuki, Renault shine, market at -22%

Full September 2019 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.

Uruguay September 2019 – brands:

PosBrandSep-19%/18Aug2019%/18PosFY18
1Volkswagen59817.8%35.0%14,07214.0%-7.1%11
2Suzuki40812.2%-25.8%23,43511.8%5.5%34
3Renault35410.6%-20.4%34,04313.9%-6.7%22
4Chevrolet34710.3%-23.9%42,8039.6%-18.6%55
5Fiat33510.0%2.8%53,05210.5%-27.7%43
6Nissan2156.4%-8.1%71,8306.3%-25.1%66
7Hyundai1725.1%31.3%101,1924.1%-21.6%107
8Peugeot1715.1%6.2%61,6195.5%24.5%79
9Citroen1414.2%30.6%81,3064.5%24.7%810
10Toyota1374.1%-26.3%91,2884.4%13.8%98
11Chery712.1%n/a122570.9%108.9%1628
12Ford461.4%0.0%135882.0%-18.3%1211
13Kia461.4%-2.1%203551.2%-46.8%1412
14DongFeng401.2%185.7%116472.2%205.2%1120
15Great Wall381.1%46.2%144271.5%25.2%1314
16Honda300.9%25.0%153101.1%-15.3%1515
17BMW220.7%0.0%181530.5%-20.3%2021
18BYD220.7%0.0%291420.5%-56.6%2217
19Geely220.7%266.7%171110.4%-11.9%2524
20FAW200.6%-23.1%191620.6%-41.3%1918
21Audi190.6%5.6%211150.4%-7.3%2423
22Mercedes180.5%-28.0%162300.8%-6.5%1716
23Chana130.4%-35.0%281280.4%21.9%2326
24Mitsubishi80.2%-50.0%231520.5%10.9%2122
25Haval80.2%700.0%27230.1%155.6%3437
26JAC70.2%-78.1%222260.8%-11.4%1819
27Jeep70.2%16.7%25950.3%-15.2%2625
28Subaru70.2%-22.2%31550.2%-51.8%2927
29BAIC60.2%n/a –60.0%n/a4148
30Mazda40.1%-50.0%30650.2%-18.8%2829
31Changhe40.1%300.0%35410.1%17.1%3131
32Mini40.1%-50.0%32310.1%-13.9%3230
33Changan40.1%new26270.1%new33 –
34Lifan30.1%-78.6%34760.3%-87.2%2713
35Seat20.1%new24420.1%new30 –
36Jaguar20.1%n/a3660.0%20.0%4040
37Land Rover10.0%0.0%33200.1%17.6%3533
38Dodge10.0%-50.0% –60.0%-40.0%3935
39Haima10.0%-83.3%3740.0%-84.0%4332
40Brilliance10.0%-50.0% –30.0%-75.0%4434
 –Chinese2607.7%52.9% –2,3007.9%-5.9% – –

Source: Autodata.com.uy

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