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Brazil November 2023: Hyundai (+27.2%), BYD (#12) shine, volumes up just 5.1%

The Hyundai Creta breaks its monthly volume record in November.

201,649 new light vehicles hit Brazilian roads in November, a 5.1% year-on-year improvement. The year-to-date volume is now up 10.7% or 187,000 units to 1,942,792. Fiat (-1.5%) goes against the positive market but still manages a very solid 22% share vs. 10.8% at home in Italy. Volkswagen (+1.2%) edges up to 14.9% share, confirming it is now avocet Chevrolet (-0.1%). Hyundai (+27.2%) delivers the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 7, climbing to #4 and 10.2% share vs. #5 and 8.5% year-to-date. Nissan (+52.9%) and Chery (+51.5%) are even more impressive in the remainder of the Top 10 while Honda (+3.4%) is muted and Toyota (-15.4%), Jeep (-11.8%) and Renault (-9.7%) struggle. BYD continues to surge ahead, smashing all its records at #12 with 3,622 sales and 1.8% share. It started at 0.2% share back in May. Ram (+377.9%) also posts a surreal year-on-year lift, with Porsche (+57.3%), Ford (+55.2%), Volvo (+51.3%), Land Rover (+43.6%), BMW (+40%) and Audi (+39.6%) strong below.

The Fiat Strada (+24.7%) remains the most popular vehicle in the country with 5.7% of the market, distancing the VW Polo (+373.8%) at 5.1%. The Hyundai HB20 (+6.3%) climbs up two spots on October to #3, passing the Chevrolet Onix (+32.6%). The Hyundai Creta (+32.6%) breaks its volume record just under 7,000 sales and reaches its highest ranking since last February at #5. The VW T-Cross (+26.1%) is also in great shape at #6 but the rest of the Top 13 is in freefall, with the Chevrolet Onix Plus (-32.5%), Fiat Argo (-31%) and Mobi (-27%) hit the hardest. The Ram Rampage continues to gear up, passing the 3,000 monthly sales milestone and breaking into the Top 30 at #27. The Chery Tiggo 5X (#30) wins the Chinese race ahead of the BYD Dolphin (#38), BYD Song Plus (#41) and GWM Haval H6 (#44).

Previous month: Brazil October 2023: Rampage lifts Ram up 474.1%

One year ago: Brazil November 2022: 46.4% places 3 models in Top 5, Hyundai HB20 #1 again

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