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Colombia March 2022: Chevrolet overtakes Renault, Suzuki Swift #1 in market down -9.1%

The Chevrolet Tracker is up to #4 in Colombia in March.

New vehicle sales in Colombia dip -9.1% year-on-year in March to 20,845 units, leading to a Q1 2022 volume edging up 0.8% to 57,454. For the first time this year, Chevrolet (-1.1%) overtakes Renault to snap the brands pole position with 18.5% share. Renault (-20.6%) is knocked down to #2 with 16.3% share but remains in the YTD lead with 17.6% share and a 311-unit advantage. Toyota (+43.6%), Suzuki (+101.8%) and Kia (+17.1%) all defy the declining market with double-digit gains or more to round out the Top 5. Below, notice Mazda (-70%) in complete freefall and down to #8. Foton (+69%) also signs a spectacular gain at #10. Further down, BYD (+1421.4%), Honda (+363.3%), Ssangyong (+118.6%) and Jeep (+107.1%) stand out.

Model-wise, the Suzuki Swift celebrates its 2nd ever win and 2nd in the past 3 months thank to 5.5% share. It remains however #2 year-to-date below the Chevrolet Onix, itself down one spot on February to #2 this month. The Kia Picanto is up one rank to #3, while the Chevrolet Tracker is up 51 (!) to #4 overall and the Chevrolet Joy is up 10 to #5, making it three Chevrolets in the Top 5 and justifying the brand’s top spot this month. The rest of the Top 10 is entirely composed of Renaults: the Duster is followed by the Sandero Stepway, Logan, Kwid and Sandero. #1 over the Full Year 2021, the Mazda CX-30 rallies back 61 spots to #11 and ranks #12 this year so far. Notice also the Toyota Corolla Cross up 32 spots to #12, the Kia Sportage up 52 to #13 and the Toyota Corolla up 46 to #14.

Previous month: Colombia February 2022: Suzuki shines again, Chevrolet Onix #1 in market edging down -2.4%

Previous year: Colombia Full Year 2021: Mazda CX-30 surges ahead, market up 32.8%

Full March 2022 Top 30 brands and Top 75 models below.

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