Latin America best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2017

Latin America best selling cars Ford-Ka_plus-2017

Latin America best selling cars in the first ten months of the 2017 benefit from the market recovery. The best-selling model in the total 28 countries followed by focus2move has been the Chevrolet Onix. Fast movers on top 10 are the Ford Ka and the Renault Sandero.

Positive economic data continues to emerge from the Latin American economy, confirming that the recovery is gaining traction across the region. Detailed GDP data released by national statistical institutes confirms that the Latin American economy grew 1.1% annually in Q2, a notable acceleration from Q1’s 0.8% increase and the best result in over three years.

Following the prolonged crisis that hit the South American Automotive market during the last years, in the 2017 the trend is positive thanks to recovery of key markets like Brazil and Argentina and the outlook is further brighter for the coming months.

As reported in separated documents, the LatAm leader among Manufacturers is Renault-Nissan, while at single brand level, the top is Chevrolet. As far as the best-selling model across the entire region (28 countries from Mexico down to the Terra del fuego), the 2016 leader is still on top of the list. It is the Chevrolet Onix, sold in 187.000 units, up 35.3%.

This model  is a subcompact car launched in the 2012 to succeed Chevrolet Corsa and some versions of Chevrolet Celta. Made in Brazilian plan at Gravataí, is only available with five-door hatchback, two flex-fuel engines (999 cm³ and 78/80 cv, 1,389 cm³ and 98/106 cv), five-speed manual transmission, front-wheel drive. It’s sedan derivative is sold under the name Prisma and distributed in selected markets.

The second place was the Volkswagen Gol with 133.431 sales (+31.9%), recovering thanks to the second facelift to the third generation. It is a subcompact car manufactured by Volkswagen do Brasil since 1980 and available in hatchback and sedan version. The Gol was the best-selling car in Brazil for 27 consecutive years, from 1987 to 2014.

In third place the Ford Ka up 3 spots with 123.720 sales (+35.1%). It is a subcompact car, at the third generation, available with both  hatchback and sedan body . Introduced in the 2014, it was initially only available in Brazil, later being introduced in India, Mexico, South Africa (where it is marketed as the Ford Figo), Argentina and Europe.

In fourth place the Renault Sandero, up 4 spots, with 108.939 units (+31.8%) followed by the Nissan Versa with 103.147 units (+6.4%), the Toyota Hilux, leader among the pick ups with 99.554 units (+5.74) and the Hyundai HB20 with 88.945 units (-12.7%).

In eight place the Toyota Corolla with 88.483 units (-0.0%) ahead of the Chevrolet Prisma with 83.958 (+28.6%) and in 10th place the Nissan March with 70.332 units (+0.1%).

You can see the full year 2016 ranking here

Below, you can sort our interactive tables. 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 2017 Rank 2016 Model Sales 2017 Var 2017
1 1 Chevrolet Onix 186.902 34,9%
2 3 Volkswagen Gol 133.431 31,9%
3 5 Ford KA 123.720 35,1%
4 7 Renault Sandero 108.939 31,8%
5 4 Nissan Versa 102.691 5,9%
6 2 Hyundai HB20 88.945 -12,7%
7 6 Toyota Corolla 88.483 0,0%
8 12 Chevrolet Prisma 82.128 25,8%
9 11 Nissan March 69.783 -0,7%
10 9 Chevrolet Spark 66.830 -12,2%
11 10 Honda HR-V 64.766 -8,0%
12 50 Fiat Mobi 63.218 180,1%
13 15 Volkswagen Vento 60.010 6,9%
14 13 Chevrolet Aveo 58.797 -0,3%
15 17 Ford Ecosport 50.817 -0,5%
16 14 Volkswagen Jetta 48.653 -13,4%
17 25 Renault Logan 47.576 16,4%
18 18 Ford Fiesta 47.547 -6,6%
19 81 Nissan Kicks 47.274 419,0%
20 16 Renault Duster 44.874 -14,8%
21 20 Nissan Sentra 44.440 -7,6%
22 127 Hyundai Creta 44.044 976,6%
23 8 Fiat Palio 43.972 -44,2%
24 21 Volkswagen Up! 43.599 -4,8%
25 42 Volkswagen Voyage 43.040 50,0%
26 19 Jeep Renegade 41.838 -14,6%
27 186 Jeep Compass 40.982 1997,2%
28 39 Kia Rio 39.923 32,7%
29 26 Volkswagen Fox/CrossFox 37.744 -1,5%
30 33 Fiat Uno 37.468 11,8%
31 40 Peugeot 208 36.500 25,5%
32 43 Honda Civic 36.383 37,3%
33 29 Kia Sportage 35.636 -0,4%
34 36 Toyota Etios Hatchback 34.849 11,8%
35 23 Fiat Siena 33.154 -23,5%
36 37 Toyota Yaris 32.666 4,9%
37 32 Chevrolet Sail 32.218 -5,5%
38 49 Honda CR-V 30.382 29,1%
39 31 Honda Fit 30.285 -12,6%
40 30 Ford Focus 30.048 -14,8%
41 55 Toyota Etios 27.931 37,7%
42 45 Honda City 26.967 6,9%
43 38 Mazda3 26.800 -11,8%
44 44 Chevrolet Spin 26.729 3,5%
45 41 Nissan X-Trail 26.689 -7,3%
46 34 Hyundai Tucson 26.633 -19,0%
47 22 Chevrolet Sonic 26.494 -41,1%
48 47 Chevrolet Tracker 26.327 9,6%
49 24 Nissan Tsuru 26.098 -37,6%
50 27 Hyundai HB20S 25.918 -29,9%
51 46 Toyota Etios Sedan 25.563 2,9%
52 57 Ford Figo 23.608 26,9%
53 48 Suzuki Swift 22.791 -4,1%
54 51 Toyota RAV4 22.176 -0,9%
55 209 Renault Captur 22.057 1481,1%
56 53 Chevrolet Cobalt 22.031 7,0%
57 69 Chevrolet Cruze 21.952 78,2%
58 58 Hyundai Accent 21.208 15,2%
59 63 Peugeot 2008 20.084 29,2%
60 56 Kia Picanto 18.093 -6,2%
61 52 Chevrolet Trax 17.991 -18,3%
62 54 Hyundai Grand i10 17.688 -13,0%
63 Renault Kwid 17.527
64 Fiat Argo 17.324
65 64 Dodge Attitude 16.866 12,2%
66 71 Volkswagen Suran 16.472 39,6%
67 61 Mazda CX-5 16.441 -0,8%
68 82 Chevrolet Cruze Sedan 16.183 78,1%
69 73 Kia Forte 15.792 47,9%
70 62 Citroen C3 15.489 -3,7%
71 59 Volkswagen Golf 15.063 -13,1%
72 66 Hyundai Elantra 13.757 1,6%
73 Chevrolet Beat 13.556
74 68 Toyota Hilux SW4 13.554 9,0%
75 65 Volkswagen Polo 13.412 -3,8%
76 87 Mazda CX-3 12.520 65,9%
77 Honda WR-V 12.490
78 70 Seat Ibiza 12.210 1,0%
79 90 Suzuki Vitara 11.277 59,4%
80 67 Peugeot 308 11.150 -12,3%
81 83 Citroen C3 Aircross 11.055 23,5%
82 77 BMW 3 Series 10.884 14,5%
83 60 Nissan Tiida 10.749 -37,7%
84 93 Kia Soul 10.455 53,4%
85 78 Kia Sorento 10.180 7,2%
86 86 Toyota Avanza 10.047 20,0%
87 75 Ford Escape 9.876 -1,9%
88 76 Mitsubishi Outlander 9.181 -3,7%
89 80 Hyundai ix35 8.390 -8,5%
90 88 Mercedes C Class 8.275 10,1%
91 91 Mitsubishi Mirage 7.578 10,1%
92 92 Toyota Yaris sedan 7.516 9,4%
93 111 Toyota Prius 7.451 42,3%
94 89 Chevrolet Grand Vitara 7.198 0,0%
95 72 Chevrolet Equinox 7.139 -34,9%
96 98 Kia Cerato 6.638 10,1%
97 118 Renault Stepway 6.629 36,3%
98 84 Mazda2 6.576 -25,3%
99 99 Nissan Qashqai 6.420 7,1%
100 102 Hyundai Santa fe 6.410 9,3%

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