Colombia: Light Vehicles Sales Summary. August 2013 fell 7%.

Accordingly with data reported by Asopartes, the Colombian Association of the Automotive Sector, light passenger vehicles sold in Colombia in August were 23.636, down 7.4% from year ago, confirming that the market is living one of worst sales trend among South American car markets. Year to date sales were 189.122, down 9.1% from year ago.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Chevrolet kept a strong sales speed with 6.286 registrations and a share at 26.6%, up2.0 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 48.240 with a share of 25.5%, down 1.7 points from full year 2012.

Renault was second again selling 3.403 vehicles and posting a share of 14.4%, up 1.9 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 26.971 with a share of 14.3%, up 0.4 points from 2012.

Kia was 3rd selling 2.651 vehicles with the share soared at 11.2%, up 1.8 points from the previous month and 1.6 from first half. Year-to-date sales were 18.467 with a share of 9.8%, up 1.2 points from 2012.

Nissan advanced in fourth place with 1.610 registrations and 6.8% of share, up 0.3 points from the previous. Year-to-date Nissan was 5th with 12.735 sales and 6.7% of share, down 0.8 points from 2012.

Ford was 5th selling 1.579 units with a share of 6.7%, up 2.6 points from the previous –horrible – month. Year-to-date sales were 9.641 with a share of 5.1%, up 1.4 points from 2012.

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

Rank Aug

Rank Jul

Rank Ytd

Brand

Aug

YTD Aug

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Jul 2013

Aug 2013

YTD Aug 2013

1

1

1

Chevrolet

6.286

48.240

27,2%

25,5%

24,6%

26,6%

25,5%

2

2

2

Renault

3.403

26.971

13,9%

14,6%

12,5%

14,4%

14,3%

3

3

3

Kia

2.651

18.467

8,6%

9,6%

9,4%

11,2%

9,8%

4

5

5

Nissan

1.610

12.735

7,9%

6,8%

6,5%

6,8%

6,7%

5

7

6

Ford

1.579

9.641

3,7%

5,0%

4,1%

6,7%

5,1%

6

4

4

Hyundai

1.536

16.661

8,5%

9,2%

9,0%

6,5%

8,8%

7

6

7

Toyota

1.103

8.912

5,0%

4,7%

4,7%

4,7%

4,7%

8

8

8

Mazda

712

5.551

3,3%

2,9%

3,2%

3,0%

2,9%

9

9

9

Volkswagen

484

4.022

3,2%

2,1%

2,1%

2,0%

2,1%

10

11

10

Suzuki

377

2.913

0,4%

1,6%

1,4%

1,6%

1,5%

11

14

12

Honda

284

2.011

0,8%

1,1%

0,8%

1,2%

1,1%

12

10

11

JAC

245

2.780

0,8%

1,5%

1,7%

1,0%

1,5%

13

12

13

Dodge

240

1.851

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

14

13

14

Chery

191

1.433

0,4%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

15

16

19

Hafei

172

815

0,2%

0,3%

0,6%

0,7%

0,4%

16

15

16

SsangYong

141

1.116

0,7%

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

17

19

18

Mitsubishi

136

818

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,6%

0,4%

18

18

17

Fiat

111

1.068

0,6%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,6%

19

17

15

DFM/DFSK

110

1.174

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

20

16

21

Great Wall

95

732

0,4%

0,3%

0,6%

0,4%

0,4%

21

23

22

Jeep

88

478

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,4%

0,3%

22

20

20

Hino

87

812

0,6%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

23

21

23

Subaru

63

448

0,1%

0,2%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

24

22

25

Geely

48

416

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

25

23

28

Audi

45

349

0,4%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

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