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Chile June 2023: Ford (+18.4%), Mazda (+54.6%), Great Wall (+49.7%) among best performers in market off -37.4%

Great Wall Poer sales surge 73% year-on-year in a market down -37.4%

It’s another freefall for new light vehicle sales in Chile, with June volumes off -37.4% year-on-year to 22,676 units. The H1 2023 tally is down -28.4% to 159,211 but down only -11% on the 178,856 units of H1 2021. Passenger Cars implode -49% to just 4,744 units for the month and -41.5% to 33,293 halfway through the year, SUVs are off -34.6% in June to 10,740 and -30.6% year-to-date to 68,674, pickups fare better at -31.9 % to 7,061 this month and -7% to 38,515 year-to-date and vans resist better in June at -30.6% to 2,383 but are off -25.4% to 18,729 so far this year.

In the brands ranking, Toyota (-36.9%) matches the market to easily hold onto the top spot with 9.6% share, distancing a semi strong Hyundai (-12%) at 8% of the market vs. 6% year-to-date. Chevrolet (-54.1%) is in deep trouble at #3 ahead of Suzuki (-29.9%) and Kia (-29.4%). Mazda (+54.6%) and Ford (+18.4%) go completely against the market with double-digit gains while Peugeot (-9.4%) holds ok. Further down, Subaru (+40.4%), Great Wall (+49.7%), Haval (+131.1%) and GAC Motor (+46.2%) stand out yet Chinese brands as a whole are off -44.1% in June to 27.7% share vs. 29.3% over H1.

Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux (-4.8%) threepeats at #1 with 4.2% share, once again selling double the #2, the Chevrolet Groove (+61.5%) up six spots on May to #2. However the Hilux remains #2 year-to-date below the Mitsubishi L200 down -78.6% for the month. The Peugeot Partner (+153.4%) shoots up four ranks on last month to #3 and distances the Maxus T60 (-59.7%), Suzuki Swift (+123.8%) and Great Wall Poer (+73%). The Hyundai Tucson, Kia Soluto, Toyota Corolla Cross and Hyundai Creta round out the Top 10.

Previous month: Chile May 2023: Nissan (+102.2%), Peugeot (+13.6%) ignore market sinking -32.4%

One year ago: Chile June 2022: Chevrolet Tracker #1 for the first time, market up 2%

Full June 2023 Top 60 All brands and Top 30 models below.

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