Argentina July. Skyrocketing sales sustained by new automotive national plan

Argentina Auto Sales Renault Sandero 2017

Argentina Auto Sales skyrocketing again in July with sales up 35% and projecting the year over the 0.9 million. The finally positive economic environment and the first effects of the recently launched new National Automotive Plan sustain a positive outlook. 

Argentinian economic activity recorded its best performance in a year and a half in May, and in June industrial production jumped on the back of a broad-based expansion, with the food, automotive and metallurgic sectors leading the way. Adding to the good news, the country posted a primary fiscal deficit of 1.5% of GDP in the first half of 2017, significantly smaller than the government target of 2.0%. On the downside, exports fell in June, dragged down mainly by declining demand from China, India and Venezuela.

Following the positive 2016 performance, which has finally broken the previous years sharp decline, in the 2017 the automotive sector was expected to consolidated the growth with full year sales projected at 750.000.

Indeed, according to data released by the ACARA and the ADEFA, in the first half of the year total light vehicles sales had been 443.000, up a huge 36.2%, a level well above any expectations, projecting final year sales near 0.9 million. The trend was confirmed by June astonishing score with 76.210 sales, up 48%.

Next months outlook stand positive with all indicator in growing size and the start of the implementation of the new National Automotive Plan, sponsored by the Prime Minister, called One Million Plan, aiming to double sector employment in 5 years booming export and domestic demand.

Indeed, in July total vehicles sales grew up 27.3% with year to date figures at 521.409, up 34.8%.

At Brand-wise, Volkswagen led the recovery with 84.466 sales (+34.7%) and 16.3% of market share.

In second place Chevrolet with 68.882 units (+24.5%) followed by Renault with 68.586 (+44.3%), Ford with 67.524 (+27.6%), Toyota with 54.364 units (+19.3%), Fiat with 53.945 (+26.9%) and Peugeot with 43.931 (+24.9%).

At model wise, the Volkswagen Gol with 24.567 (+59.4%) followed by the Renault Sandero with 22.515 and the Toyota Hilux with 20.500 units (+7.8%).

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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 2017 Rank Jul Brand Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul Share 2017 Share Jul
1 2 Volkswagen 84.466 11.193 34,7% 21,9% 16,3% 14,5%
2 4 Chevrolet 68.882 9.434 24,5% 5,9% 13,3% 12,3%
3 1 Renault 68.586 11.678 44,3% 30,2% 13,2% 15,2%
4 3 Ford 67.524 10.218 27,6% 17,7% 13,0% 13,3%
5 6 Toyota 54.364 7.939 19,3% 17,6% 10,5% 10,3%
6 5 Fiat 53.945 8.236 26,9% 28,0% 10,4% 10,7%
7 7 Peugeot 43.931 6.726 24,9% 32,9% 8,5% 8,7%
8 8 Citroen 17.687 2.855 28,1% 57,4% 3,4% 3,7%
9 9 Honda 11.785 1.891 113,1% 101,2% 2,3% 2,5%
10 10 Mercedes 11.173 1.570 210,8% 118,7% 2,2% 2,0%
11 11 Nissan 8.428 1.189 67,7% 36,8% 1,6% 1,5%
12 12 Jeep 4.281 637 199,8% 126,7% 0,8% 0,8%
13 13 Iveco 3.776 597 382,2% 570,8% 0,7% 0,8%
14 14 Chery 3.432 571 66,9% 84,8% 0,7% 0,7%
15 16 BMW 2.278 315 127,3% 8,6% 0,4% 0,4%
16 17 Hyundai 2.253 292 204,0% 37,1% 0,4% 0,4%
17 15 Audi 1.933 323 75,1% 53,8% 0,4% 0,4%
18 18 Kia 1.800 259 67,3% 14,1% 0,3% 0,3%
19 20 Scania 1.378 184 73,6% 42,6% 0,3% 0,2%
20 19 Volvo 1.260 211 166,4% 177,6% 0,2% 0,3%
21 21 Lifan 768 141 803,5% 683,3% 0,1% 0,2%
22 22 Ram 664 83 17,1% -10,8% 0,1% 0,1%
23 23 DS 590 54 343,6% 184,2% 0,1% 0,1%
24 31 Agrale 422 22 -39,0% -76,6% 0,1% 0,0%
25 26 Dodge 403 40 3563,6% 0,1% 0,1%
26 25 Mini 338 42 134,7% -2,3% 0,1% 0,1%
27 25 Alfa Romeo 255 42 9,4% 40,0% 0,0% 0,1%
28 28 Mitsubishi 242 37 4,3% -5,1% 0,0% 0,0%
29 29 Smart 207 25 158,8% 31,6% 0,0% 0,0%
30 27 Subaru 206 39 92,5% 105,3% 0,0% 0,1%
31 24 Geely 181 49
32 32 Suzuki 146 17
33 35 JMC 120 11
34 30 Hino 99 23
34 34 Porsche 99 12
35 33 Land Rover 70 13
36 36 Foton 49 10
37 33 Dongfeng 41 13
38 39 Puma de Tat 20 1
39 37 Jaguar 16 6
40 39 Chrysler 10 1
41 38 Isuzu 8 4
42 Volvo Trucks 3
43 39 Xcmg 2 1
43 Mack 2
43 39 Zoomlion 2 1
44 Lexus 1
44 Ferrari 1
44 39 SsangYong 1 1
44 Sany 1
44 Lada 1

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Group Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul Share 2017 Share Jul
1 2 Volkswagen 87.876 11.712 36,0% 23,0% 16,9% 15,0%
2 1 Renault-Nissan 77.257 12.904 46,3% 30,6% 14,8% 16,5%
3 6 General Motors 68.882 9.434 24,5% 5,9% 13,2% 12,1%
4 3 Ford 67.524 10.218 27,6% 17,7% 13,0% 13,1%
5 4 FCA 63.335 9.636 39,1% 39,0% 12,1% 12,3%
6 5 PSA 62.208 9.635 26,6% 39,8% 11,9% 12,3%
7 7 Toyota 54.464 7.962 19,5% 17,9% 10,4% 10,2%
8 8 Honda 11.785 1.891 113,1% 101,2% 2,3% 2,4%
9 9 Mercedes D. 11.380 1.595 63,7% 32,4% 2,2% 2,0%
10 12 Hyundai-Kia 4.053 551 123,1% 25,2% 0,8% 0,7%

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Model Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul
1 1 Volkswagen Gol 24.567 3.873 59,4% 57,4%
2 2 Renault Sandero 22.515 3.841 236,2% 145,3%
3 4 Toyota Hilux 20.500 2.958 7,8% 0,9%
4 6 Chevrolet Onix 18.877 2.719 87,0% 12,7%
5 7 Toyota Etios 18.489 2.619 38,6% 24,5%
6 9 Ford KA 16.308 2.319 190,2% 48,7%
7 11 Chevrolet Prisma 15.736 2.079 125,3% 25,8%
8 10 Fiat Palio 15.346 2.175 -9,7% -18,8%
9 3 A_OTHERS 15.165 3.494 44,8% -389,0%
10 5 Peugeot 208 15.100 2.894 35,7% 63,8%
11 8 Ford Fiesta 13.170 2.336 21,2% 22,2%
12 14 Volkswagen Amarok 12.820 1.748 14,0% 26,6%
13 20 Ford Focus 12.464 1.558 4,7% -13,1%
14 17 Ford Ranger 11.993 1.680 26,0% -2,4%
15 23 Volkswagen Suran 11.791 1.376 39,1% 8,9%
16 15 Renault Kangoo 11.450 1.724 37,4% 6,9%
17 18 Toyota Corolla 10.863 1.677 5,5% 25,0%
18 16 Fiat Mobi 9.700 1.695
19 13 Ford Ecosport 9.484 1.757 -13,4% 3,0%
20 24 Chevrolet Cruze 9.397 1.264 241,7% 113,9%
21 30 Peugeot Partner 9.135 1.071 41,3% 5,8%
22 12 Renault Oroch 9.126 1.977 151,5% 108,5%
23 19 Renault Duster 8.921 1.651 63,3% 26,7%
24 22 Fiat Toro 8.628 1.386 1205,3% 156,2%
25 28 Fiat Siena 7.829 1.116 -25,0% -11,6%
26 21 Renault Logan 7.760 1.387 93,8% 93,2%
27 25 Chevrolet S10 7.417 1.199 82,4% 71,3%
28 27 Chevrolet Tracker 7.065 1.136 30,9% 24,3%
29 35 Peugeot 308 6.884 723 4,7% -17,4%
30 29 Volkswagen Up! 6.822 1.107 8,5% 1,5%

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