Brazil: Light Vehicle Sales Summary. October 2013.

Accordingly with data released by Anfavea and Fenebrave, the associations of Car Manufacturers and Dealers, in October the Brazilian light passenger vehicles market posted a decrease from last year, with total sales at 313.490 units, down 4.1% and year to date sales at 2.951.562, down 1.4% from 2012.

I.P.I. duty on vehicles will grow the 1st of January 2014 and will further increase until the end of the next year, as announced by Guido Mantega, the Minister of industrial activities and by Mr. Luiz Moan, Chairman of the Associação Nacional do Fabricantes de Veículos Automotores (Anfavea).

Looking at the best brands performance in the last month:

Fiat sold 61.572 vehicles losing 1.9 points of share from September losing 20% quota first time this year. Year-to-date sales were 638.098 with a share of 21.6%, down 1.5 points from full year 2012. Four Fiat models in top ten, but the best – Palio – was only fourth.

Chevrolet was again second following the September Volkswagen recovery. The Chevrolet streak in second place is becoming robust as in the entire third quarter the American was 0.3 points ahead of VW. October sales were 60.864, not far from Fiat! Market share was 19.4% of the best ever, up 2.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Chevrolet was third with 537.140 sales and 18.2% of share, up 0.5 points from F.Y. 2012. The top model Cobalt surged in 12th.

Volkswagen was third with 56.383 sales and a share of 18.0%, down 1.0 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date Volkswagen was second again with 552.838 sales and 18.7% of share, down 2.4 points from FY 2012. Volkswagen Gol still number 1° but it is losing terrain.

Ford kept the 4th place with 29.427 vehicles and 9.4% of share, down 0.3 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 276.974 with a share of 9.4%, up 0.5 points from FY 2012. The best-selling model was Fiesta (we count all Fiesta versions to be consistent with global data), again in 2nd place.

Renault was 5th selling 21.642 vehicles with share at 6.9%, down 0.1 points from September. Year-to-date sales were 189.774 with a share of 6.4%, down 0.2 points from FY 2012. Top model was the Sandero ranked 9th.

Hyundai was 6th selling 19.506 units with a share of 6.2%, up 0.5 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 171.601 with a share of 5.8%, up 2.8 points from FY 2012. Top model was again the new HB20, placed in the third level of podium.

Toyota was 7th again selling 15.983 vehicles with a share of 5.1%, up 0.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 143.759 with a share of 4.9%, up 1.8 points from last year. The bestselling model was the Corolla ranked 20th.

Honda in 8th sold 13.318 units with a share of 4.2%, up 0.8 from the previous month. Year-to-date date sales were 112.521 with a share of 3.8%, up 0.1 from FY 2012. The bestselling model was the Civic in 11th.

In the table below, the Top 25 Brands ranked by year to date position:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank 2013

Brand

Oct

Ytd 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

1

1

1

Fiat

61.572

638.098

23,1%

22,2%

21,5%

21,1%

19,6%

21,6%

2

3

3

Chevrolet

60.864

537.140

17,7%

17,9%

17,2%

18,4%

19,4%

18,2%

3

2

2

Volkswagen

56.383

552.838

21,1%

19,2%

19,0%

18,1%

18,0%

18,7%

4

4

4

Ford

29.427

276.974

8,9%

9,0%

9,7%

10,0%

9,4%

9,4%

5

5

5

Renault

21.642

189.774

6,6%

6,0%

7,0%

7,1%

6,9%

6,4%

6

6

6

Hyundai

19.506

171.601

3,0%

5,8%

5,7%

5,7%

6,2%

5,8%

7

7

7

Toyota

15.983

143.759

3,1%

4,8%

5,0%

5,0%

5,1%

4,9%

8

8

8

Honda

13.318

112.521

3,7%

3,8%

3,4%

3,7%

4,2%

3,8%

9

9

9

Nissan

6.299

65.063

2,9%

2,2%

2,4%

2,3%

2,0%

2,2%

10

10

10

Citroen

6.192

54.027

2,1%

1,9%

1,8%

1,6%

2,0%

1,8%

11

12

12

Mitsubishi

5.566

47.927

1,7%

1,6%

1,6%

1,5%

1,8%

1,6%

12

11

11

Peugeot

5.053

48.248

2,0%

1,6%

1,6%

1,7%

1,6%

1,6%

13

13

13

Kia

2.487

24.368

1,1%

0,9%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

14

14

15

BMW

1.119

11.525

0,2%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

15

15

14

JAC

1.087

13.991

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,3%

0,5%

16

17

17

Land Rover

895

8.920

0,2%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

17

16

16

Mercedes

872

10.487

0,3%

0,4%

0,3%

0,4%

0,3%

0,4%

18

18

18

Chery

870

5.497

0,4%

0,1%

0,3%

0,2%

0,3%

0,2%

19

19

19

Audi

600

5.474

0,1%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

20

20

20

Suzuki

530

5.203

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

21

21

23

Dodge

460

3.230

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

22

22

22

Iveco

396

3.368

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

23

23

21

Jeep

368

3.642

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

24

24

26

Lifan

288

1.802

0,0%

0,0%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

25

25

25

Hafei

245

2.580

0,2%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

Volkswagen Gol was again the number 1 with 21.722 registrations although share declined at 6.9%, down 0.6 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 209.884 with a share of 7.1%.

Ford Fiesta kept the 2nd position with 15.695 units and share flat at 5.0%. Year to date Fiesta was 4th with 136.286 sales and 4.6% of share.

Hyundai HB20 finally was on the podium with 14.857 units and a share of 4.7%, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year to date it was 5th with 122.433 sales and 4.1% of share.

Fiat Palio was 4th with 14.490 units and a share of 4.6%, down 0.3 points from the previous month, followed by others two Fiat, Uno and Siena, respectively with 14.410 and 12.378 sales. Chevrolet Onix was 7th with 11.874 sales and 3.8% of share, ahead of Volkswagen Fox, 8th with 10.372, Renault Sandero, 9th with 9.857 and Fiat Strada, 10th with 8.824.

Remarkable were the performance posted by Honda Civic, in 11th from 18th and Chevrolet Cobalt, in 13rd from 22nd.

In the table below, the Top 50 models ranked by last month position:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank 2013

Model

Oct

YTD Oct

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

1

1

1

Volkswagen Gol

21.722

209.884

8,1%

7,1%

7,5%

7,2%

6,9%

7,1%

2

2

4

Ford Fiesta

15.695

136.286

4,4%

4,2%

5,0%

5,3%

5,0%

4,6%

3

6

5

Hyundai HB20

14.857

122.433

0,6%

4,1%

4,3%

3,9%

4,7%

4,1%

4

4

2

Fiat Palio

14.490

160.796

5,6%

5,7%

4,9%

5,3%

4,6%

5,4%

5

3

3

Fiat Uno

14.410

155.408

7,0%

5,7%

4,9%

4,8%

4,6%

5,3%

6

5

8

Fiat Siena

12.378

104.510

2,8%

3,3%

4,3%

3,9%

3,9%

3,5%

7

9

9

Chevrolet Onix

11.874

100.261

0,5%

3,4%

3,2%

3,2%

3,8%

3,4%

8

8

6

Volkswagen Fox/CrossFox

10.372

108.034

4,6%

3,9%

3,3%

3,3%

3,3%

3,7%

9

10

10

Renault Sandero

9.857

82.121

2,7%

2,5%

3,1%

3,2%

3,1%

2,8%

10

7

7

Fiat Strada

8.824

104.633

3,2%

3,6%

3,8%

3,6%

2,8%

3,5%

11

18

18

Honda Civic

7.159

49.242

1,4%

1,5%

1,8%

1,7%

2,3%

1,7%

12

11

14

Volkswagen Saveiro

6.786

60.377

1,8%

2,0%

2,3%

2,1%

2,2%

2,0%

13

22

17

Chevrolet Cobalt

6.734

50.937

1,8%

1,7%

1,5%

1,6%

2,1%

1,7%

14

12

11

Volkswagen Voyage

6.642

76.097

2,7%

2,9%

2,1%

2,2%

2,1%

2,6%

15

17

19

Chevrolet Prisma

6.618

45.978

1,0%

1,2%

1,8%

2,0%

2,1%

1,6%

16

13

12

Chevrolet Classic

6.268

74.016

3,4%

2,6%

1,9%

2,6%

2,0%

2,5%

17

14

15

Ford Ecosport

5.725

56.901

1,1%

1,9%

1,9%

1,9%

1,8%

1,9%

18

19

24

Renault Duster

5.554

38.830

1,3%

1,1%

1,6%

1,5%

1,8%

1,3%

19

15

13

Chevrolet Celta

5.475

62.987

3,8%

2,2%

1,9%

2,2%

1,7%

2,1%

20

23

21

Toyota Corolla

5.425

43.119

1,6%

1,5%

1,5%

1,4%

1,7%

1,5%

21

24

20

Chevrolet S10

4.820

44.638

1,3%

1,6%

1,4%

1,4%

1,5%

1,5%

22

21

23

Chevrolet Cruze

4.549

38.994

1,4%

1,2%

1,6%

1,5%

1,5%

1,3%

23

20

22

Chevrolet Montana

4.516

39.077

1,3%

1,3%

1,6%

1,3%

1,4%

1,3%

24

26

27

Chevrolet Spin

4.487

34.541

0,5%

1,1%

1,1%

1,2%

1,4%

1,2%

25

16

16

Toyota Etios

4.252

52.418

0,1%

1,7%

1,9%

2,0%

1,4%

1,8%

26

25

25

Toyota Hilux

4.100

34.693

1,1%

1,2%

1,2%

1,2%

1,3%

1,2%

27

27

26

Fiat Punto

3.213

34.543

1,2%

1,3%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

1,2%

28

28

29

Citroen C3

3.206

27.942

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

0,8%

1,0%

0,9%

29

34

28

Honda Fit

3.028

33.475

1,1%

1,2%

0,7%

1,1%

1,0%

1,1%

30

30

30

Chevrolet Agile

2.460

26.337

1,5%

0,9%

0,9%

0,9%

0,8%

0,9%

31

36

43

Peugeot 208

2.336

16.254

0,0%

0,5%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

32

29

34

Nissan March

2.183

21.133

0,9%

0,7%

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

33

31

36

Volkswagen Kombi

2.130

20.138

0,7%

0,6%

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

34

33

41

Ford Ranger

2.004

18.002

0,4%

0,5%

0,8%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

35

42

38

Fiat Idea

2.003

19.483

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

0,7%

36

37

31

Renault Clio

1.990

23.695

0,5%

0,8%

0,6%

0,8%

0,6%

0,8%

37

46

32

Honda City

1.980

23.606

0,9%

1,0%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

0,8%

38

35

37

Volkswagen Amarok

1.956

20.123

0,5%

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

39

40

35

Ford Focus

1.934

20.589

0,8%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

40

39

40

Mitsubishi L200

1.885

18.029

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

41

38

48

Volkswagen Space Fox

1.856

13.310

0,6%

0,4%

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

0,5%

42

67

57

Volkswagen Golf

1.830

9.704

0,4%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,6%

0,3%

43

32

39

Renault Logan

1.767

19.245

0,9%

0,6%

0,9%

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

44

69

53

Chevrolet Sonic

1.603

11.056

0,3%

0,4%

0,2%

0,2%

0,5%

0,4%

45

44

47

Hyundai Tucson

1.559

13.330

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

46

50

33

Fiat Ducato

1.510

10.308

0,3%

0,3%

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,3%

46

47

55

Ford KA

1.510

22.907

1,6%

1,0%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

0,8%

47

48

50

Volkswagen Jetta

1.487

12.211

0,6%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

48

56

45

Fiat Doblo

1.455

13.501

0,4%

0,5%

0,3%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

49

43

49

Nissan Frontier

1.445

13.174

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

50

51

44

Mitsubishi Pajero

1.407

13.923

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

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