Colombia Vehicles Sales slow down in 2015. Chevrolet Spark new best-selling model.

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Colombia Vehicles Sales slow down in 2015. Chevrolet Spark new best-selling model. In June sales figures were flat not reporting a recovery and ending the first half losing over 3 percent for last year.

Economic Outlook

The economy grew 2.8% in Q1 2015, which was below Q4’s 3.5% expansion and marked the lowest growth rate since Q3 2012, according to preliminary data. This reading confirms signs of a significant slowdown due to the drop in oil prices.

Exports have been falling since October 2014 and recorded another steep contraction in April. On 28 May, the government revealed a new COP 16.8 tn (USD 6.6 bn) economic stimulus package to help counter the adverse oil shock and prop up the economy ahead of the elections in October.

Meanwhile, the FARC has renewed its attacks after lifting their unilateral ceasefire in April. The south of the country has been the scene of various attacks targeting vital infrastructure such as roadways, power networks and crude oil pipelines.

On 11 June, FARC members brought down an energy pylon, cutting off power to half a million people. These action seriously threaten ongoing peace talks and put at risk the chances of reaching a mutual agreement.

Market Outlook

After having more than doubled the sales size in the last decade, the Colombian light vehicles market grew as the 34th largest worldwide and fourth in South America. In the 2014 the market posted the second best sales year ever and due to the almost positive economic conditions, the 2015 was projected at new record.

Indeed, that’s not the trend after five month as market is declining. In June according to data released by ASOPARTES, the Colombian Associations of car manufacturers, new light passengers vehicles sold have been 21.999, flat from the correspondent period last year.

In the first sixth month of the year sales had been 161.842, down 3.7% from the correspondent period last year.  

Competitive Arena

While struggling, Chevrolet held a solid leadership with June sales almost double than the closer follower at 5.490 (+0.0%) with cumulative sales down 9.4% and market share at 24.8%.

Second was Renault with 3.661 units (+6.7%) followed by Kia with 2.053 (-13.9%), Nissan with 1.737 (+13.9%), Ford with 1.365 (-9.2%), Mazda with 1.000 (+128.5%) and Hyundai with 1.257 (-25.4%).

As far as the ranking by group, the leader was General Motors with 25.0% of market share ahead of Renault-Nissan with 24.5% and Hyundai Kia with 15.0%.

Stable the data regarding the best-selling models with Chevrolet Spark leader in the first half with 8.988 units (-0.6%), up 2 spots from last year, followed by Chevrolet Sail with 8.430 (-1.7%) and Renault Sandero with 5.844 (-15.9%).

 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 Jun Rank H1 Brand Jun 2015 H1 2015 Var Jun Var H1 Share Jun Share H1
1 1 Chevrolet 5.490 32.926 0,0% -9,4% 25,0% 24,8%
2 2 Renault 3.661 21.997 6,7% 0,9% 16,6% 16,6%
3 3 Kia 2.053 13.187 -13,9% -9,0% 9,3% 9,9%
4 4 Nissan 1.737 9.139 13,9% -2,1% 7,9% 6,9%
5 6 Ford 1.365 8.096 -9,2% -7,8% 6,2% 6,1%
6 7 Mazda 1.300 6.972 128,5% 43,1% 5,9% 5,3%
7 5 Hyundai 1.257 8.281 -25,4% -11,6% 5,7% 6,2%
8 10 Volkswagen 701 3.722 2,5% -22,3% 3,2% 2,8%
9 8 Suzuki 696 4.366 66,5% 39,4% 3,2% 3,3%
10 9 Toyota 615 4.144 -24,6% -31,5% 2,8% 3,1%
11 11 Mercedes 375 2.135 -21,4% 7,7% 1,7% 1,6%
12 12 Chery 258 1.985 -46,9% -16,4% 1,2% 1,5%
13 17 Dodge 249 1.019 21,5% -20,7% 1,1% 0,8%
14 13 Foton 237 1.597 18,5% 14,9% 1,1% 1,2%
15 18 Hino 213 981 95,4% 8,4% 1,0% 0,7%
16 14 Jac 189 1.329 -30,3% -16,8% 0,9% 1,0%
17 15 BMW 183 1.278 55,1% 8,5% 0,8% 1,0%
18 19 Audi 148 931 59,1% 7,1% 0,7% 0,7%
19 21 Mitsubishi 140 859 32,1% 7,4% 0,6% 0,6%
20 20 Dongfeng 131 877 77,3% 97,9% 0,6% 0,7%
21 16 Honda 123 1.029 20,6% -19,5% 0,6% 0,8%
22 23 Fiat 86 543 -12,2% -20,5% 0,4% 0,4%
23 24 Great Wall 80 481 -32,8% -15,1% 0,4% 0,4%
24 22 Jeep 72 566 -33,3% -15,3% 0,3% 0,4%
25 28 BAIC 70 273 600,0% 320,0% 0,3% 0,2%
26 27 Subaru 65 349 116,7% 132,7% 0,3% 0,3%
27 26 SsangYong 57 395 -26,0% -39,7% 0,3% 0,3%
27 25 Volvo 57 461 -43,6% -8,3% 0,3% 0,3%
28 30 JMC 54 201 350,0% 229,5% 0,2% 0,2%
29 29 Mini 50 207 11,1% -19,7% 0,2% 0,2%
30 37 Geely 28 131 -12,5% 3,1% 0,1% 0,1%
30 31 Land Rover 28 197 -6,7% -21,2% 0,1% 0,1%
31 41 Lifan 24 99 #DIV/0! 9800,0% 0,1% 0,1%
31 34 Daihatsu 24 163 0,0% 15,7% 0,1% 0,1%
32 43 BYD 21 89 40,0% -43,6% 0,1% 0,1%
32 41 Citroen 21 99 -40,0% -47,1% 0,1% 0,1%
33 39 MG 18 116 -10,0% -34,1% 0,1% 0,1%
34 46 Skoda 15 51 -28,6% -48,4% 0,1% 0,0%
35 35 Peugeot 14 138 -50,0% -22,0% 0,1% 0,1%
36 33 Changhe 13 167 225,0% 568,0% 0,1% 0,1%
37 38 Mahindra 12 130 -65,7% -36,2% 0,1% 0,1%
38 50 Lexus 10 36 400,0% 50,0% 0,0% 0,0%
39 44 Faw 8 84 700,0% 61,5% 0,0% 0,1%
40 40 Porsche 7 100 -53,3% 66,8% 0,0% 0,1%
40 36 Jinbei 7 133 -78,1% -28,9% 0,0% 0,1%
41 54 Golden Dragon 6 12 500,0% 140,0% 0,0% 0,0%
41 42 Brilliance 6 97 -75,0% -28,1% 0,0% 0,1%
41 45 DFM/DFSK 6 60 -95,0% -94,6% 0,0% 0,0%
42 47 Gonow 4 49 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
42 48 Seat 4 48 -80,0% -68,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 51 Jaguar 4 30 300,0% 500,0% 0,0% 0,0%
43 49 Iveco 2 40 -80,0% -7,0% 0,0% 0,0%
43 57 Chrysler 2 4 100,0% 300,0% 0,0% 0,0%
43 49 Hafei 2 40 -98,4% -92,6% 0,0% 0,0%
44 59 GMC 1 2 0,0% -33,3% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Jun Rank H1 Group Jun 2015 H1 2015 Var Jun Var H1 Share Jun Share H1
1 1 General Motors 5.491 32.954 -0,1% -9,5% 25,0% 24,8%
2 2 Renault-Nissan 5.398 31.136 8,3% -0,6% 24,5% 23,5%
3 3 Hyundai-Kia 3.310 21.468 -18,6% -10,0% 15,0% 16,2%
4 4 Ford 1.365 8.096 -9,2% -7,8% 6,2% 6,1%
5 5 Mazda 1.300 6.972 128,5% 43,1% 5,9% 5,3%
6 7 Volkswagen 875 4.852 5,0% -18,7% 4,0% 3,7%
7 6 Toyota 862 5.324 -9,4% -25,2% 3,9% 4,0%
8 8 Suzuki 696 4.366 66,5% 39,4% 3,2% 3,3%
9 9 FCA 411 2.185 -4,4% -19,5% 1,9% 1,6%
10 10 Mercedes Daimler 375 2.135 -21,4% 7,7% 1,7% 1,6%

Rank Jun Rank H1 Model Jun 2015 H1 2015 Jun Var H1 Var Share Jun Share H1
1 1 Chevrolet Spark 1.498 8.988 -0,6% -0,6% 8,7% 8,7%
2 2 Chevrolet Sail 1.405 8.430 -1,7% -1,7% 8,2% 8,2%
3 3 Renault Sandero 974 5.844 -15,9% -15,9% 5,7% 5,7%
4 4 Renault Logan 783 4.698 -3,6% -3,6% 4,6% 4,6%
5 5 Ford Fiesta 652 3.912 4,7% 4,7% 3,8% 3,8%
6 6 Mazda3 611 3.666 352,0% 352,0% 3,6% 3,6%
7 7 Nissan March 446 2.676 44,8% 44,8% 2,6% 2,6%
8 8 Kia Picanto 437 2.622 -51,2% -51,2% 2,6% 2,6%
9 9 Kia Rio 421 2.526 -29,0% -29,0% 2,5% 2,5%
10 10 Hyundai i10 415 2.490 -28,2% -28,2% 2,4% 2,4%

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