Argentina Auto Market kept losing in Q3 achieving the 9th Y.o.Y. loss in a string.

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Argentina Auto Market kept losing in Q3 achieving the 9th year on year decrease in a string while Toyota is the only positive brand in the first 9th place of the ranking. All statistics on Brands, Groups & Models.

In September 2014 according to data released by ACARA and ADEFA, the Argentinian Associations of Car Manufacturers and Dealers, total new Car Passengers sold in Argentina have been 55.796, down 31.4% compared with the correspondent month last year.

Year-to-date September sales in Argentina have been 536.276, down 26.1% from the correspondent period last year and September has confirmed negative trend for all full year, with the 9th consecutive declining month in a series.

Focus2move full year 2014 Car Market volume projection was unchanged at 680.000 representing a 25.8% decrease from 2013.

Volkswagen confirmed in September the leadership achieved in August with 10.510 sales and 86.479 year to date with share respectively at 18.8% and 16.1%, with sales volume down -22.9% compared with last year.

Just behind, Ford was losing less than competitors with September sales at 8.112, down -2.1% while Toyota confirmed to be the brand of the year, with September share at 10.9%, volume up by 43.5% and pretty close to double digit in full year data, the only brand increasing sales in September in the first  9th place of the ranking.

Chevrolet is struggling and in September has lost more than 50% of sales (3rd in September ranking, but still 5th year to date) continuously fighting with Renault and Fiat for third place of the podium full year.

In September great performances have been posted just by Nissan (10th with 643 sales, + 26.6%), while Premium Brands were suffering with Mercedes at 11th with 502 units, -44.3%, Audi at 17th with 64 sales, -88.9% and BMW at 18th with 55 sales, -81.4%.

Looking at the recently introduced report on Car Groups, the September leader was Volkswagen with 19% of market share, ahead of PSA with 15.5% and Ford with 14.5%.

As far as model ranking report, the Volkswagen Gol was again on top with 2.649 sales (-51.7%) immediately ahead of Ford Fiesta with 2.567 units (+88.6%) and Volkswagen Suran with 2.409 (+23.1%).

Among the fastest growing model there was the Ford Focus (8th with 2.078 units, +173.4%) with Toyota Etios (9th with 1.793 units, +97.5%), Toyota Corolla and Renault Fluence.

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 always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Brand Sales Sep Sales Ytd Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Volkswagen 10.510 86.479 -22,9% 16,1% 15,4% 18,8% 16,1%
2 2 Ford 8.112 74.404 -2,1% 13,7% 14,1% 14,5% 13,8%
3 5 Chevrolet 6.589 69.594 -50,8% 12,3% 15,3% 11,8% 12,9%
4 6 Peugeot 6.476 57.885 -29,7% 10,9% 10,3% 11,6% 10,8%
5 4 Renault 6.109 73.024 -55,4% 14,4% 12,4% 10,9% 13,6%
6 7 Toyota 6.055 51.161 43,5% 9,3% 9,3% 10,9% 9,5%
7 3 Fiat 5.950 74.074 -37,0% 13,9% 13,8% 10,7% 13,8%
8 8 Citroen 2.168 23.503 -36,8% 4,6% 3,6% 3,9% 4,4%
9 9 Honda 1.121 7.318 -7,7% 1,1% 2,1% 2,0% 1,4%
10 10 Nissan 643 4.363 26,6% 0,7% 1,0% 1,2% 0,8%
11 11 Mercedes 502 4.290 -44,3% 0,8% 0,6% 0,9% 0,8%
12 12 Chery 378 2.868 -48,7% 0,5% 0,5% 0,7% 0,5%
13 13 Iveco 245 1.655 12,9% 0,3% 0,2% 0,4% 0,3%
14 14 Hyundai 218 1.312 -54,9% 0,2% 0,3% 0,4% 0,2%
15 15 Ram 203 1.041 0,1% 0,3% 0,4% 0,2%
16 16 Kia 179 1.007 -36,1% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2%
17 17 Audi 64 962 -88,9% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,2%
18 19 BMW 55 501 -81,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
19 18 Jeep 50 590 -78,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
20 20 Dodge 43 377 -72,6% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
21 21 Mitsubishi 40 327 -28,6% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
22 24 Alfa Romeo 20 125 -68,3% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
23 22 Smart 16 182 -38,5% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
24 25 Suzuki 15 121 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
25 23 Mini 13 139 -74,5% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
26 27 Land Rover 10 102 -84,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
27 30 Chrysler 4 43 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
28 28 Subaru 3 63 -92,9% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
28 29 Porsche 3 44 -84,2% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
29 26 Volvo 2 115 -96,6% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Group Sales Sep Sales Ytd Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Volkswagen 10.577 87.485 -25,6% 16,3% 15,5% 19,0% 16,3%
2 2 PSA 8.644 81.388 -31,6% 15,5% 13,9% 15,5% 15,1%
3 5 Ford 8.112 74.404 -2,1% 13,7% 14,1% 14,5% 13,8%
4 4 Renault-Nissan 6.752 77.387 -52,5% 15,1% 13,5% 12,1% 14,4%
5 6 GM 6.589 69.594 -50,8% 12,3% 15,3% 11,8% 12,9%
6 3 FCA 6.515 77.912 -35,6% 14,6% 14,5% 11,7% 14,5%
7 7 Toyota 6.055 51.161 43,5% 9,3% 9,3% 10,9% 9,5%
8 8 Honda 1.121 7.318 -7,7% 1,1% 2,1% 2,0% 1,4%
9 9 Daimler 518 4.472 -44,1% 0,9% 0,6% 0,9% 0,8%
10 11 Hyundai-Kia 397 2.319 -48,0% 0,4% 0,5% 0,7% 0,4%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Model Sales Sep Sales YtD Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Q3 Share Sep Share YTD
1 1 Volkswagen Gol 2.649 27.114 -51,7% 5,5% 4,16% 4,7% 5,0%
2 7 Ford Fiesta 2.567 19.964 88,6% 3,8% 3,59% 4,6% 3,7%
3 12 Volkswagen Suran 2.409 16.167 23,1% 2,8% 3,51% 4,3% 3,0%
4 4 Toyota Hilux 2.385 21.281 10,5% 4,0% 3,85% 4,3% 4,0%
5 3 Renault Clio 2.310 21.934 -14,5% 3,6% 5,20% 4,1% 4,1%
6 6 Chevrolet Classic 2.255 20.121 -32,3% 3,6% 4,14% 4,0% 3,7%
7 9 Peugeot 208 2.159 16.549 -25,2% 3,0% 3,27% 3,9% 3,1%
8 11 Ford Focus 2.078 16.292 173,4% 2,6% 3,91% 3,7% 3,0%
9 10 Toyota Etios 1.793 16.409 97,5% 3,0% 3,16% 3,2% 3,1%
10 5 Ford Ecosport 1.749 20.445 -34,0% 3,8% 3,76% 3,1% 3,8%
11 2 Fiat Palio 1.747 22.808 -6,8% 4,0% 4,69% 3,1% 4,2%
12 17 Toyota Corolla 1.726 11.644 36,3% 1,9% 2,63% 3,1% 2,2%
13 8 Fiat Siena 1.641 16.560 3,7% 3,1% 3,12% 2,9% 3,1%
14 13 Ford Ranger 1.577 12.880 -9,5% 2,3% 2,56% 2,8% 2,4%
15 14 Volkswagen Amarok 1.388 12.844 2,3% 2,4% 2,39% 2,5% 2,4%
16 16 Renault Kangoo 1.374 12.675 -26,8% 2,3% 2,39% 2,5% 2,4%
17 21 Peugeot 207 1.342 9.530 -23,2% 1,6% 2,11% 2,4% 1,8%
18 18 Peugeot Partner 1.154 10.402 -33,2% 2,0% 1,86% 2,1% 1,9%
19 15 Peugeot 308 1.142 12.690 -26,2% 2,5% 2,04% 2,0% 2,4%
20 37 Renault Fluence 1.056 4.889 29,4% 0,8% 1,23% 1,9% 0,9%
21 28 Volkswagen Fox 996 6.638 -21,8% 1,2% 1,33% 1,8% 1,2%
22 52 Volkswagen Up! 954 2.131 0,0% 1,25% 1,7% 0,4%
23 22 Citroen C4 936 7.621 63,9% 1,4% 1,36% 1,7% 1,4%
24 26 Chevrolet Agile 801 6.785 -20,5% 1,1% 1,69% 1,4% 1,3%
25 23 Volkswagen Voyage 800 7.595 -28,2% 1,5% 1,25% 1,4% 1,4%
26 35 Volkswagen Saveiro 642 5.109 16,1% 0,9% 0,97% 1,2% 1,0%
27 25 Citroen C3 611 7.138 -57,5% 1,3% 1,31% 1,1% 1,3%
28 55 Honda City 574 1.941 353,6% 0,1% 0,90% 1,0% 0,4%
29 31 Chevrolet Celta 565 6.102 -56,2% 1,1% 1,29% 1,0% 1,1%
30 36 Fiat Fiorino 538 5.048 -27,3% 0,8% 1,26% 1,0% 0,9%

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