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Argentina Auto Market in First Half 2016 finally in recover

Argentina Car Industry in First Half 2016 Toyota-HiLux-2016

Argentina Auto Market in First Half 2016 finally in recover following years of decline albeit the country is in transition from a highly regulated economy to a market-oriented economy.

Market Outlook

The transition from a highly regulated economy to a market-oriented economy is proving difficult for Argentina. Recent GDP data released by the statistical office show that the economy entered recession after recording the third consecutive quarter-on-quarter contraction in the first quarter of this year.

GDP expanded a weak 0.5% on an annual basis as a deterioration in private consumption due to high inflation and the removal of utility subsidies took a toll on growth. Moreover, government spending decelerated notably and fixed investment swung to a contraction.

In Argentine auto market, however the situation is positive. In the first half of the year, excluding the two “red” performance of January and June, the growth in percentage recorded were in the double digits, reaching a peak in May.

According to data released by the ACARA and the ADEFA, the Argentinian Associations of car manufacturers and dealers, in June the vehicles sold had been 51.124, down 5.3%.

First Half 2016 vehicles sales have been 325.482 units, up 7.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Competitive Arena

During the first half of 2016, Volkswagen was the best performer reporting 53.530 vehicles sold (-8.0%) followed by Chevrolet with 46.403 (+9.3%), Ford with 44.242 (-2.8%), Toyota with 38.836 (+27.0%) and Renault with 38.563 units (+20.0%).

Great performances posted by Mercedes with 5.685 sales (+93.6%), Honda with 4.589 (+72.4%) and Iveco with 2.338 (+89.6%).

Volkswagen led the performance by group with market share at 16.4% ahead of General Motors with 13.9% and Ford with 13.3%

The Toyota Hilux confirmed the leadership with 16.080 sales (+28.0%) followed by the Fiat Palio with 14.669 (+4.5%) the Chevrolet Classic with 13.445 (-4.0%). The Volkswagen Gol was fourth with 12.953 units (-11.5%) ahead of Toyota Etios with 11.236 (+29.5%).

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Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2020.

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. 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 report year to date data updated.

Rank June Rank H1 2016 Brand Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016 Share June Share H1 2016
1 5 Renault 7.731 38.563 11,2% 20,0% 15,1% 11,9%
2 3 Ford 7.519 44.242 -7,3% -2,8% 14,7% 13,6%
3 1 Volkswagen 7.261 53.530 -26,7% -8,0% 14,2% 16,5%
4 4 Toyota 6.514 38.836 23,5% 27,0% 12,7% 12,0%
5 2 Chevrolet 5.988 46.403 -22,0% 9,3% 11,7% 14,3%
6 6 Fiat 5.397 36.072 -18,3% 0,4% 10,6% 11,1%
7 7 Peugeot 4.397 30.121 4,6% 9,2% 8,6% 9,3%
8 8 Citroen 1.665 11.997 -20,5% 5,3% 3,3% 3,7%
9 9 Mercedes 1.105 5.685 100,9% 93,6% 2,2% 1,8%
10 10 Honda 677 4.589 120,5% 72,4% 1,3% 1,4%
11 11 Nissan 626 4.158 -0,6% 13,5% 1,2% 1,3%
12 12 Iveco 326 2.338 30,4% 89,6% 0,6% 0,7%
13 13 Chery 277 1.747 -35,4% -37,0% 0,5% 0,5%
14 17 BMW 265 712 579,5% 274,7% 0,5% 0,2%
15 14 Jeep 262 1.147 1537,5% 503,7% 0,5% 0,4%
16 19 Hyundai 218 528 28,2% -47,4% 0,4% 0,2%
17 16 Kia 202 849 -10,2% -26,2% 0,4% 0,3%
18 15 Audi 187 894 19,1% -5,5% 0,4% 0,3%
19 18 Scania 119 665 0,2% 0,2%
20 21 Volvo 104 397 5100,0% 1626,1% 0,2% 0,1%
21 20 Ram 85 474 -57,7% -43,8% 0,2% 0,1%
22 22 Alfa Romeo 35 203 -10,3% 18,7% 0,1% 0,1%
23 27 Smart 32 61 166,7% -29,1% 0,1% 0,0%
24 23 Mitsubishi 26 193 -59,4% -31,3% 0,1% 0,1%
25 24 Mini 24 101 200,0% 134,9% 0,0% 0,0%
26 25 Subaru 22 88 214,3% 151,4% 0,0% 0,0%
27 29 JMC 14 23 0,0% 0,0%
28 26 Lifan 13 67 6600,0% 0,0% 0,0%
29 28 Land Rover 12 39 200,0% 62,5% 0,0% 0,0%
30 28 Suzuki 9 39 1850,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank June Rank H1 2016 Group Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016 Share June Share H1 2016
1 4 Renault-Nissan 8.357 42.721 10,2% 19,3% 14,4% 12,8%
2 3 Ford 7.519 44.242 -7,3% -2,8% 13,0% 13,3%
3 1 Volkswagen 7.451 54.440 -26,0% -7,9% 12,8% 16,4%
4 8 No Group 6.883 7.551 11,9% 2,3%
5 7 Toyota 6.518 38.840 23,5% 27,0% 11,2% 11,7%
6 6 FCA 6.108 40.248 -14,3% 4,7% 10,5% 12,1%
7 5 PSA 6.062 42.118 -3,8% 8,0% 10,4% 12,6%
8 2 General Motors 5.988 46.403 -22,0% 9,3% 10,3% 13,9%
9 9 Mercedes Daimler 1.137 5.746 102,3% 90,1% 2,0% 1,7%
10 10 Honda 677 4.589 120,5% 72,4% 1,2% 1,4%
11 12 Hyundai-Kia 420 1.377 6,3% -36,1% 0,7% 0,4%
12 13 BMW 289 813 514,9% 248,9% 0,5% 0,2%
13 11 Chery Automobile 277 1.747 -35,4% -37,0% 0,5% 0,5%
14 14 Scania 119 665 0,2% 0,2%
15 16 Geely Group 104 397 5100,0% 1626,1% 0,2% 0,1%

Rank June Rank H1 2016 Model Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016
1 1 Toyota Hilux 2.988 16.080 28,7% 28,0%
2 2 Fiat Palio 2.284 14.669 -17,2% 4,5%
3 6 Renault Clio 1.852 10.587 42,6% -6,1%
4 5 Toyota Etios 1.776 11.236 13,1% 29,5%
5 7 Ford Focus 1.633 10.118 -5,2% 0,5%
6 15 Chevrolet Onix 1.614 7.681 206,3% 20,4%
7 14 Ford Ranger 1.543 7.800 0,2% -12,2%
8 27 Ford KA 1.539 4.061
9 22 Renault Sandero 1.531 5.131 -18,7% 24,2%
10 4 Volkswagen Gol 1.470 12.953 -45,9% -11,5%
11 8 Volkswagen Amarok 1.467 9.869 -32,0% 13,8%
12 9 Peugeot 208 1.375 9.357 25,3% 5,4%
13 12 Ford Fiesta 1.250 8.957 -55,3% -34,3%
14 10 Ford Ecosport 1.247 9.252 -51,8% -26,6%
15 13 Toyota Corolla 1.239 8.951 -5,4% 23,7%
16 17 Renault Kangoo 1.213 6.723 -26,8% -36,3%
17 11 Fiat Siena 1.175 9.172 -37,9% -6,4%
18 26 Renault Duster 1.067 4.159 37,5% 10,0%
19 19 Peugeot Partner 972 5.452 7,5% 11,3%
20 16 Volkswagen Suran 963 7.215 -31,7% -12,4%
21 21 Volkswagen Up! 849 5.195 -36,2% -11,6%
22 20 Chevrolet Prisma 843 5.331 67,3% 5,0%
23 39 Renault Oroch 803 2.681
24 23 Chevrolet Tracker 730 4.482 400,0% 78,4%
25 3 Chevrolet Classic 729 13.445 -79,4% -4,0%
26 32 Renault Logan 697 3.286 14,8% 161,8%
27 25 Chevrolet Spin 658 4.215 229,0% 5,7%
28 18 Peugeot 308 620 5.697 -34,5% -11,3%
29 33 Honda HR-V 603 3.256
30 29 Fiat Fiorino 588 3.517 28,9% 66,6%

 

 

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