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Chile August 2022: Maxus T60 easily wins, 17 consecutive months of gains snapped (-6.8%)

The Maxus T60 is the best-selling vehicle in Chile in August.

August puts an end to 17 consecutive months of year-on-year growth in Chile with light vehicle sales down -6.8% to 35,018 units. This means the year-to-date volume is now up 16.2% to 295,777. Passenger cars are down -7.6% to 9,487, SUVs down -11.6% to 15,305, pickups swim upstream at +13.3% to 7,006 and vans skid -15.1% to 3,220. In the brands ranking, Chevrolet (-16.2%) reclaims the top spot it holds year-to-date with a strong 9.6% share. Toyota (+49.8%) drops to #2 but displays a fantastic year-on-year gains, as does Kia (+19.9%) up six spots on July to #3. Hyundai (-23.6%) and Changan (-19.6%) round out the Top 5 but both struggle. Maxus (+124%), Peugeot (+47.1%) and Volkswagen (+5.1%) also shine in the remainder of the Top 10. Chinese carmakers as a whole (-6.5%) follow the market to 33.6% share vs. 33.7% so far this year.

Model-wise, the Maxus T60 (+129.1%) soars to first place for the first time since last May and the third time this year. It is head and shoulders above the competition this month with 3.3% share vs. 2.3% for the #2, the Chevrolet Sail (-10.5%). The Chevrolet Tracker is down one spot to #3 and distances the Toyota Hilux (+2.7%) and Great Wall Poer (+675.5%) up to a record 5th position. Leader last month, the Mitsubishi L200 (+16.8%) is down to #6 in August but still manages a year-on-year uptick. The Toyota Yaris, VW Gol, Toyota RAV4 (+30.1%) and Chery Tiggo 2 (-54%) round out the Top 10. Notice also the Toyota Raize up to #13, the VW Voyage at #14, the Chery Tiggo 7 Pro at #19 and the JMC Vigus Work at #26.

Previous month: Chile July 2022: Mitsubishi L200 takes control of market edging up 0.2%

One year ago: Chile August 2021: Chevrolet Groove best-seller for the first time, Chinese up to record 33.5% share

Full August 2022 Top 60 all brands and Top 35 models, Top 40 models YTD and sales for 80 models below.

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