Paraguay: first half 2013 car market tumbled 21%. Kia and Hyundai on top.

Accordingly with data released by CADAM, the local Association of Car Manufacturers, second quarter 2013 confirmed the negative trend in the domestic market. In June sales were 2.506 with a loss of 12.2% from last year. First half sales were 11.672, down 21.5%.

During first half 2013 market segmentation were stable, with sedan body style at 43%, wagon at 19%, pickups at 32.8%, Van at 2.3% and MPV at 1.8%

Giving a look at the best brands performance:

Two leaders this month in Paraguay, where the twins Korean companies, Kia and Hyundai, sold same values:

Kia sold 359 vehicles with a share of 14.3%. Sales in the first half were 1.728 with a share of 15.0%, down 1.2 points of share from 2012. Kia held 2 models in the top 10, with the Rio in 2nd position.

Hyundai sold 359 units with a share of 14.3%. Sales in first half were 1.617 with a share of 14.0%, stable from 2012. Hyundai held 3 models in the top 10, with the Tucson in 5th position.

Toyota was 2nd selling 317 units with a share of 12.6%. Sales in the first half were 1.372 with a share of 11.9%, down 1.9 points of share from 2012. The Hilux was the market leader.

Volkswagen was 3rd, selling 250 vehicles with a share of 10.0%. Sales in first half were 1.040 with a share of 9.0%, up 1.2 points of share from the previous month. Volkswagen held 2 models in the top 10, with the Gol in 4th position.

Chevrolet was 4th, selling 202 units with a share of 8.1%. Sales in first half were 999 with a share of 8.7%, up 1.6 points from the previous year. The top model was the S10 in 7th position.

Fiat was 5th, selling 107 vehicles with a share of 4.3%. Sales in first half were 5.0%, down 0.1 points from 2012.

In the table below, the best 25 brands, ranked for year-to-date position:

Rank Jun

Rank 2012

Rank   2013

Brand

Jun

I Half ’13

FY 2012

Jun 2013

I Half 2013

1

1

1

Kia

359

1.728

16,2%

14,3%

15,0%

1

2

2

Hyundai

359

1.617

14,0%

14,3%

14,0%

2

3

3

Toyota

317

1.372

13,8%

12,6%

11,9%

3

5

5

Volkswagen

250

1.040

7,8%

10,0%

9,0%

4

6

4

Chevrolet

202

999

7,1%

8,1%

8,7%

5

7

6

Fiat

107

579

5,1%

4,3%

5,0%

6

13

14

Renault

77

220

1,3%

3,1%

1,9%

7

19

9

ChangAn

75

312

0,9%

3,0%

2,7%

8

10

11

Mercedes

66

298

2,0%

2,6%

2,6%

9

8

8

Isuzu

61

417

4,2%

2,4%

3,6%

10

15

13

SsangYong

53

247

1,2%

2,1%

2,1%

11

9

12

Suzuki

48

235

2,1%

1,9%

2,0%

12

21

10

Ford

40

268

0,9%

1,6%

2,3%

13

4

7

Nissan

36

231

8,3%

1,4%

2,0%

14

14

21

BMW

35

149

1,2%

1,4%

1,3%

15

31

24

Jinbei

32

97

0,4%

1,3%

0,8%

16

25

17

Higer

30

148

0,5%

1,2%

1,3%

17

18

16

Great Wall

27

145

1,0%

1,1%

1,3%

18

17

20

Mitsubishi

25

117

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

19

35

25

Changhe

23

109

0,0%

0,9%

0,9%

20

22

19

Foton

22

146

0,7%

0,9%

1,3%

21

20

15

Audi

22

132

0,9%

0,9%

1,1%

22

26

23

Honda

21

89

0,5%

0,8%

0,8%

23

12

31

DFSK

20

40

1,5%

0,8%

0,3%

23

11

31

Jeep

20

40

1,6%

0,8%

0,3%

23

16

18

Mahindra

20

147

1,2%

0,8%

1,3%

24

35

34

Haise

15

50

0,0%

0,6%

0,4%

24

29

26

Chery

15

55

0,4%

0,6%

0,5%

Looking at the best-selling models, we got only few data, regarding the top of the list.

Toyota Hilux was the market leader, with 225 sales and a share of 9.0%, down 2.5 points from the previous month. Sales in first half were 994 with a share of 8.5%, down 1.7 points from 2012.

Kia Rio was 2nd, selling 158 units with a share of 6.3%, down 1.8 points from the previous month, followed by Kia Picanto in 3rd with 104 sales and a share of 4.2%, down 1.0 points from May.

Volkswagen Gol was 4th with 97 units and a share of 3.9%, down 1.1 points from the previous month, followed by Hyundai Tucson in 5th with 73 sales and a share of 2.9%, down 0.8 points from May.

In the table below, the top 10 models, ranked for June position:

Rank Jun

Rank 2012

Rank 2013

Model

Jun

I Half 2013

FY   2012

May   2013

Jun 2013

I Half 2013

1

1

1

Toyota Hilux

225

994

10,2%

11,5%

9,0%

8,5%

2

2

2

Kia Rio

158

783

4,6%

8,1%

6,3%

6,7%

3

4

3

Kia Picanto

104

550

4,1%

5,2%

4,2%

4,7%

4

5

4

Volkswagen Gol

97

410

3,3%

5,0%

3,9%

3,5%

5

7

7

Hyundai Tucson

73

326

3,8%

3,7%

2,9%

2,8%

6

6

10

Volkswagen Amarok

69

367

0,0%

3,5%

2,8%

3,1%

7

15

8

Chevrolet S10

66

462

2,3%

3,4%

2,6%

4,0%

8

12

5

Hyundai Accent

63

331

2,9%

3,4%

2,5%

2,8%

9

9

9

Isuzu Pick-up

61

417

4,1%

3,1%

2,4%

3,6%

10

5

6

Hyundai Eon

58

234

0,0%

3,0%

2,3%

2,0%

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