Americas Vehicles Market in 2014 led by Chevrolet ahead of Ford.

Americas Vehicles market The Americas

Americas Vehicles market in 2014 was led by Chevrolet ahead of Ford. This exclusive report issued by focus2move is based on sales statistics in 29 markets, from Alaska to Patagonia.

In 2014 according to data released by all Car Manufacturers local Associations, total Light Passengers Vehicle (cars + light commercial vehicles) sold in the Americas (29 countries) have been 24.881.000 million, up 2.1% from the correspondent month last year.

The best-selling brand was Chevrolet with 3.275.398 sales (-1.4% from 2013) thanks to the leadership in several South American market and the strong performance scored in Brazil.

Second and just few units behind, was the historical rival Ford with 3.201.015 sales (-2.5%). Ford was second despite leading in USA, the largest market in the 29, and in Canada.

Third was Toyota with 2.642.599 sales (+5.6%). Toyota is strong in US and Canada while is growing in South region countries.

Nissan was fourth with 1.826.672 (+10.5%) outpacing Honda (5th with 1.751.287, +1.0%). Nissan is market leader in Mexico while still weak in Brazil and Argentina.

Volkswagen in 6th sold 1.314.284 units (-11.6%) with a market share at the half of those performed in China and Europe and was one of the few losing in double digit, mainly due to Argentinian market collapse and lost share in the declining Brazil.

Hyundai was 7th (+2.4%) ahead of Fiat, leader in Brazil, which sold 858.520 units, down 8.9%.

The fastest growing brand was Jeep (9th with 777.804 units, +40.2%) followed by Tesla (38th with 26.868 units, +39.3%) and Ram (14th with 564.313, +25.4%).

See here reports on Americas Vehicles Market by Models or Markets.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Dec Rank 2014 Brand Sales Dec Sales 2014 Dec Y.o.Y Var. F.Y. 2014 Y.o.Y. Var. Share 2013 Share Dec Share 2014
1 1 Chevrolet 312.287 3.275.398 13,1% -1,4% 13,6% 13,6% 13,2%
2 2 Ford 288.338 3.201.015 4,3% -2,5% 13,5% 12,6% 12,9%
3 3 Toyota 228.656 2.642.599 11,6% 5,6% 10,3% 10,0% 10,6%
4 4 Nissan 164.128 1.826.672 13,4% 10,5% 6,8% 7,2% 7,3%
5 5 Honda 159.149 1.751.287 2,6% 1,0% 7,1% 6,9% 7,0%
6 6 Volkswagen 124.160 1.314.284 -3,0% -11,6% 6,1% 5,4% 5,3%
7 7 Hyundai 109.267 1.235.103 5,4% 2,4% 4,9% 4,8% 5,0%
8 8 Fiat 75.714 858.520 -0,3% -8,9% 3,9% 3,3% 3,5%
9 10 Jeep 69.811 777.804 20,0% 40,2% 2,3% 3,0% 3,1%
10 9 Kia 63.112 800.006 27,9% 4,7% 3,1% 2,8% 3,2%
11 12 GMC 59.213 578.455 20,4% 10,6% 2,1% 2,6% 2,3%
12 14 Ram 58.047 564.313 38,9% 25,4% 1,8% 2,5% 2,3%
13 13 Subaru 54.261 566.532 23,5% 20,3% 1,9% 2,4% 2,3%
14 11 Dodge 53.129 677.437 -1,1% -4,7% 2,9% 2,3% 2,7%
15 19 BMW 47.852 408.393 10,4% 8,1% 1,6% 2,1% 1,6%
16 16 Mercedes 45.484 438.238 5,8% 5,6% 1,7% 2,0% 1,8%
17 18 Renault 44.805 412.945 3,2% -9,6% 1,9% 2,0% 1,7%
18 17 Chrysler 42.350 413.251 37,3% -1,1% 1,7% 1,8% 1,7%
19 20 Lexus 41.512 330.304 15,1% 13,4% 1,2% 1,8% 1,3%
20 15 Mazda 37.350 454.641 8,4% 6,7% 1,7% 1,6% 1,8%
21 22 Audi 24.507 239.387 15,3% 13,8% 0,9% 1,1% 1,0%
22 21 Buick 21.875 247.750 34,2% 12,7% 0,9% 1,0% 1,0%
23 24 Acura 20.131 190.970 12,7% 1,5% 0,8% 0,9% 0,8%
24 23 Mitsubishi 19.058 206.800 7,7% 10,2% 0,8% 0,8% 0,8%
25 25 Cadillac 17.161 181.641 -9,7% -5,5% 0,8% 0,7% 0,7%
26 27 Infiniti 13.043 129.610 -6,8% 2,2% 0,5% 0,6% 0,5%
27 28 Lincoln 10.588 103.213 22,9% 15,5% 0,4% 0,5% 0,4%
28 31 Mini 8.047 70.321 1,1% -13,2% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
29 26 Peugeot 7.779 132.094 -33,3% -27,0% 0,7% 0,3% 0,5%
30 30 Land Rover 7.663 70.702 0,2% 2,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
31 33 Suzuki 6.702 65.532 12,8% -6,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
32 32 Volvo 6.058 68.266 6,1% -7,8% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
33 29 Citroen 5.718 89.388 -43,5% -23,0% 0,5% 0,2% 0,4%
34 35 Porsche 4.068 55.135 7,0% 12,6% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
35 34 Scion 4.032 62.935 -13,1% -15,8% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3%
36 36 Chery 2.539 28.420 -13,8% -11,9% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
37 37 Tesla 2.264 26.868 51,7% 39,3% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
38 40 Jaguar 1.885 18.114 9,5% -4,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
39 39 Jac 1.878 20.747 -16,3% -32,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
40 38 Seat 1.721 21.931 -18,5% 0,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
41 42 SsangYong 1.517 13.577 -8,8% -1,8% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
42 43 Maserati 1.439 13.516 34,3% 170,6% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1%
43 44 Great Wall 1.415 13.081 14,8% -8,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
44 41 Smart 1.327 14.476 -2,0% -2,6% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
45 46 Mahindra 1.228 8.110 263,2% -8,2% 0,0% 0,1% 0,0%
46 45 Lifan 1.165 9.309 29,4% 41,7% 0,0% 0,1% 0,0%
47 48 Foton 623 6.271 14,9% 53,7% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
48 47 Iveco 613 7.094 5,8% -14,4% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
49 52 Dongfeng 538 3.994 -8,3% -64,6% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
50 56 Bentley 429 3.209 15,9% 6,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2014 Group Sales Dec Sales F.Y. 2014 Dec Y.o.Y Var. F.Y. 2014 Y.o.Y. Var. Share 2013 Share Dec Share 2014
1 1 GM 410.678 4.284.489 13,9% 0,6% 17,5% 17,9% 17,2%
2 2 FCA 301.385 3.315.006 14,9% 7,2% 12,7% 13,1% 13,3%
3 3 Ford 299.096 3.305.721 4,9% -2,0% 13,8% 13,0% 13,3%
4 4 Toyota 274.622 3.040.997 11,7% 5,8% 11,8% 12,0% 12,2%
5 5 Renault-Nissan 222.069 2.371.911 9,3% 5,6% 9,2% 9,7% 9,5%
6 7 Honda 179.279 1.942.258 3,7% 1,1% 7,9% 7,8% 7,8%
7 6 Hyundai-Kia 172.379 2.035.109 12,6% 3,3% 8,1% 7,5% 8,2%
8 8 Volkswagen 155.016 1.635.159 -0,3% -7,7% 7,3% 6,8% 6,6%
9 10 BMW 55.960 479.519 9,0% 4,4% 1,9% 2,4% 1,9%
10 9 Fuji Heavy Industries 54.261 566.532 23,5% 20,3% 1,9% 2,4% 2,3%

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