Brazil Vehicles Market was almost frozen in May as the vast majority of car dealers were closed due to a worsening health crisis. Indeed, registrations in May stopped at 56.663 sales (-75.8%), leading Year to Date figures to 640.950 (-25.3%).
Argentina Auto Sales showed a shy sign of revival in May, as national lockdown measures ended on May 10, leading to a 47.4% monthly drop at 15.039 units and Year to Date sales to 88.991 (-43.3%). Impressive performances scored by Ram, JAC and Isuzu.
Colombian Auto Market, after a great start of 2020, was hit by a severe drop in March, as a 19-day nationwide quarantine was announced by President Iván Duque starting on 24 March. Indeed, new light-vehicle sales lost 40.3% with 11.827 sales, dragging the first quarter at down 7.6% at 49.556.
Argentina Best Selling Cars ranking in 2019 was led by the Toyota Hilux with a safe gap over all other competitors, closing at a new record share of 5.7%. Behind, the Ford Ka managed to stay ahead of Chevrolet Onix, while the Toyota Etios lost 2 positions.
Peruvian Cars market in 2019 held a stable trend. Indeed, Full-year registrations have been 151.658 (+0.2%). Toyota lost over 5 share points during the last decade, while, in 2019, Hyundai and Kia reported double-digit losses.
Paraguay vehicle market in 2019 went down in double-digits, after hitting the all-time record in previous year. Indeed, the Full-year reported a sharp sales drop (-15%) with 30.097 units sold. Chevrolet held the market throne - with 13.9% - just a few units ahead of Kia.
Uruguayan Vehicles Market in 2019 kept declining, ending below the 2010's volume. Indeed, Total registrations in 2019 have been 40.482, down 7.3%. Volkswagen - followed by Renault and Suzuki - ended to a peak of 15% of share, improving by 1.3 points from last year.