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Puerto Rico Cars Market in first half 2016 up for peanuts.

Puerto Rico Cars Market in first half 2016 Chrysler-300_Motown_Edition-2013

Puerto Rico Cars Market in first half 2016 up for peanuts. Toyota sold over the double of the second, Hyundai with the Yaris booming sales and jumping on top of the list, ahead of the Auris.

 Market Outlook

Puerto Rico’s debt saga has continued to escalate in recent weeks despite the U.S. government enacting PROMESA—a package of legislation designed to halt the island’s fiscal crisis. A group of hedge funds launched a lawsuit against Governor Alejandro García Padilla in July after the island defaulted on nearly USD 1 billion in payments at the beginning of the month.

Indeed, according to data released by local authorities in during the first half of 2016 vehicles sold have been 40.263, up 1.4%.

Being an unincorporated state of the United States, Puerto Rico sales figures aren’t included in the monthly U.S. totals and analysis.

Competitive Arena

In the first half of 2016 the market is dominated by Asian manufacturers with Toyota first with 10.702 sales (-2.6%) followed by Hyundai with 5.371 (+15.7%), Kia with 3.871 (-10.7%), Nissan at 3.818 (-3.3%) and Ford with 2.724 (-18.9%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Toyota Group with 29.5% of market share, ahead of Hyundai-Kia with 23.9%, Renault-Nissan with 10.5% and FCA with 7.4%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Toyota Yaris was on top of the list with 4.149 units (+53.7%) followed by Toyota Corolla with 1.814 (-49.3%) and Hyundai Accent with 3.279 (-11.3%).

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 June Rank H1 2016 Brand Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016 Share June Share H1 2016
1 1 Toyota 1.365 10.702 -25,5% -2,6% 31,1% 27,6%
2 2 Hyundai 779 5.371 0,7% 15,7% 17,7% 13,9%
3 3 Kia 398 3.871 -44,9% -10,7% 9,1% 10,0%
4 5 Ford 330 2.724 -41,1% -18,9% 7,5% 7,0%
5 4 Nissan 252 3.818 -61,7% -3,3% 5,7% 9,9%
6 7 Mitsubishi 220 2.231 -42,8% -3,4% 5,0% 5,8%
7 6 Jeep 165 2.370 -58,8% -1,3% 3,8% 6,1%
8 8 Honda 114 1.807 -69,0% -18,1% 2,6% 4,7%
9 9 Mazda 112 930 -43,6% -21,9% 2,5% 2,4%
10 10 Mercedes 92 579 -11,5% -7,1% 2,1% 1,5%
11 11 Ram 87 557 2,0% 1,4%
12 13 Chevrolet 61 497 -39,0% -17,2% 1,4% 1,3%
13 12 BMW 59 534 -37,6% -5,8% 1,3% 1,4%
14 15 Acura 57 348 -20,1% -18,7% 1,3% 0,9%
15 16 Mini 50 269 7,7% -3,4% 1,1% 0,7%
16 14 Lexus 39 490 -57,8% -11,6% 0,9% 1,3%
17 19 Dodge 38 220 -78,9% -79,6% 0,9% 0,6%
18 20 Volvo 38 211 0,9% 0,5%
19 18 Scion 24 222 -68,2% -51,0% 0,5% 0,6%
19 22 Porsche 24 117 25,2% 1,7% 0,5% 0,3%
20 17 Infiniti 23 229 -49,3% -15,8% 0,5% 0,6%
21 21 Fiat 15 160 -50,0% -11,1% 0,3% 0,4%
22 24 Audi 13 101 -32,5% -12,6% 0,3% 0,3%
23 25 Chrysler 10 87 -52,4% -52,0% 0,2% 0,2%
24 23 Land Rover 7 103 -64,7% -13,4% 0,2% 0,3%
25 26 Lincoln 6 54 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,1% 0,1%
25 27 Subaru 6 36 -45,0% -45,0% 0,1% 0,1%
26 28 Smart 4 21 -40,0% -47,5% 0,1% 0,1%
27 32 Volkswagen 3 10 -94,1% -96,7% 0,1% 0,0%
28 30 Jaguar 2 12 4,3% 4,3% 0,0% 0,0%
29 31 GMC 1 11 -88,9% -79,6% 0,0% 0,0%
29 29 Buick 1 13 -80,0% -56,7% 0,0% 0,0%
29 33 Maserati 1 9 -36,8% -5,3% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank June Rank H1 2016 Group Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016 Share June Share H1 2016
1 1 Toyota 1.428 11.414 -28,6% -4,9% 32,5% 29,5%
2 2 Hyundai-Kia 1.177 9.242 -21,3% 3,0% 26,8% 23,9%
3 5 Ford 336 2.778 -40,0% -17,3% 7,6% 7,2%
4 3 Renault-Nissan 275 4.047 -60,9% -4,1% 6,3% 10,5%
5 4 FCA 229 2.849 -63,9% -26,1% 5,2% 7,4%
6 6 Mitsubishi 220 2.231 -42,8% -3,4% 5,0% 5,8%
7 7 Honda 171 2.155 -61,0% -18,2% 3,9% 5,6%
8 8 Mazda 112 930 -43,6% -21,9% 2,5% 2,4%
9 9 BMW 109 803 -22,6% -5,0% 2,5% 2,1%
10 10 Mercedes Daimler 96 600 -13,2% -9,6% 2,2% 1,5%

Rank June Rank H1 2016 Model Sales June Sales H1 2016 Var June Var H1 2016
7 1 Toyota Yaris 149 4.149 -66,9% 53,7%
1 2 Toyota Corolla 407 1.814 -31,8% -49,3%
2 3 Hyundai Tucson 337 1.737 76,3% 51,4%
3 4 Toyota RAV4 336 1.671 45,7% 20,7%
4 5 Hyundai Elantra 320 1.642 113,2% 82,3%
5 6 Toyota Tacoma 315 1.636 61,1% 39,4%
6 7 Kia Rio 230 1.469 -7,9% -1,9%
8 8 Mitsubishi Mirage 143 1.276 -30,4% 3,5%
27 9 Hyundai Accent 30 1.170 -89,0% -28,6%
14 10 Jeep Wrangler 51 1.131 -70,5% 9,2%
17 11 Nissan Versa 47 1.097 -69,6% 18,3%
20 12 Kia Soul 40 1.089 -78,6% -2,9%
42 13 Nissan Rogue 13 913 -93,5% -23,8%
19 14 Nissan Sentra 42 882 -69,8% 5,7%
30 15 Toyota Highlander 25 750 -83,8% -19,0%
9 16 Jeep Cherokee 96 596 287,9% 301,3%
12 17 Kia Sportage 81 581 -13,8% 3,1%
10 18 Jeep Grand Cherokee 91 545 0,0% 0,0%
11 19 Ram Pickup 84 534 20,3% 27,4%
28 20 Kia Forte 29 479 -74,6% -30,0%
27 21 Ford F-Series 30 476 -49,9% 32,6%
29 22 Mitsubishi Outlander 26 451 -60,2% 15,2%
35 23 Honda Accord 20 440 -73,9% -4,5%
53 24 Jeep Patriot 4 414 -93,5% 12,7%
30 25 Ford Explorer 25 375 -56,8% 7,9%
36 26 Honda Pilot 19 359 -55,9% 38,9%
31 27 Honda Civic 24 349 -72,0% -32,1%
25 28 Ford Escape 32 332 -37,2% 8,7%
13 29 Ford Transit 61 331 -1,5% -10,9%
45 30 Honda CR-V 10 322 -86,0% -24,7%
15 31 Mitsubishi ASX 50 301 -11,5% -11,2%
16 32 Ford Edge 49 299 12,6% 14,6%
16 32 Mazda CX-5 49 299 -33,9% -32,7%
18 33 Ford Transit connect 43 287 -29,9% -22,0%
20 34 Hyundai Veloster 40 284 -22,2% -7,9%
21 35 Nissan Murano 38 268 -23,6% -10,2%
27 36 Hyundai Sonata 30 265 -37,5% -8,0%
27 37 Honda Fit 30 260 -26,1% 6,8%
38 38 Hyundai Santa fe 17 237 -58,5% -3,7%
41 39 Jeep Compass 14 229 -73,1% -26,7%
48 40 Mazda3 8 218 -84,6% -30,2%
65 41 Mitsubishi Lancer 1 203 -98,3% -41,3%
30 42 Lexus NX 25 199 334,8% 476,8%
20 43 Mini 40 189 32,6% 4,4%
20 44 Mazda2 40 183 11,4% -15,1%
27 45 Nissan Frontier 30 180 10,8% 10,8%
27 46 Ford Mustang 30 170 -12,4% -17,3%
23 47 Ford Fiesta 34 169 -29,2% -41,3%
24 48 Toyota Sienna 33 166 7,6% -9,8%
27 49 Mercedes C Class 30 162 5,6% -5,0%
26 50 Toyota 4Runner 31 161 0,8% -12,7%

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