Uruguay Automotive Industry fell 7.8% in the 2014. Suzuki shines.

Uruguay Automotive Industry Fiat-Strada_2013

In 2014 the Uruguay Automotive Industry fell 7.8%. Suzuki shines advancing in second place leading a group of emerging brands that include Mitsubishi, BYD and Kia.

In December 2014 according to data released by ACAU, the Asociation del Comercio Automotor del Uruguay, the total new Car Passengers sold in Uruguay have been 5.091, down 12.8% compared with the correspondent month last year. This was the 6th year on year fall in a row.

Full Year sales in Uruguay have been 52.683, down 7.8% from 2013.

Despite scoring a deep loss from last year Chevrolet recovered the leadership in December with 651 sales (-36.3%). Full Year sales have been 6353 (-27.3%) with a market share of 12.1%.

Suzuki ended the year in second place with 649 sales (+76.4%) rushing at the end of a marvelous year. Indeed, keeping 3 spots from 2013, Suzuki this year has gained the second place in the annual ranking with   4.937 sales (+50.4%).

On the third step of the podium Volkswagen with 448 sales (-28.3%) with full year sales at 4.717 (-22.8%),

In December, Fiat sales rose 20% at 422 units with the Italian brand ending the year in fourth place with 4.661 sales (-7.4%). Behind, Renault was positive in December at 354 units (+4.7%) and in the year (+6th with 3.146 units, +16.0%).

Looking the annual performance, it must be underlined the growth posted by Mitsubishi (16th with 1.123 sales, +233.2%), BYD (10th with 2.213, +93.3%) and Kia (17th with 941 sales, +32.3%).

As far as the Car Groups performance and ranking the December leader was GM with 12.8% of market share, ahead of Suzuki with 12.7% and Renault-Nissan with 12.0%.

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 Dec Rank 2014 Brand Sales Dec Sales F.Y. 2014 Dec Y.o.Y Var. F.Y. 2014 Y.o.Y. Var. Share 2013 Share Dec Share 2014
1 1 Chevrolet 651 6.353 -36,3% -27,3% 15,3% 12,8% 12,1%
2 2 Suzuki 649 4.937 76,4% 50,4% 5,8% 12,7% 9,4%
3 3 Volkswagen 448 4.717 -28,3% -22,8% 10,7% 8,8% 9,0%
4 4 Fiat 422 4.661 20,9% -7,4% 8,8% 8,3% 8,8%
5 6 Renault 354 3.146 4,7% 16,0% 4,8% 7,0% 6,0%
6 7 Hyundai 287 2.846 -12,2% -1,1% 5,0% 5,6% 5,4%
7 5 Nissan 255 3.473 -16,7% -18,0% 7,4% 5,0% 6,6%
8 9 Peugeot 174 2.392 -10,8% -14,9% 4,9% 3,4% 4,5%
9 8 Chery 171 2.616 -38,3% -19,7% 5,7% 3,4% 5,0%
10 10 BYD 156 2.213 -17,5% 93,3% 2,0% 3,1% 4,2%
11 16 Mitsubishi 147 1.123 79,3% 233,2% 0,6% 2,9% 2,1%
11 13 Toyota 147 1.314 26,7% -16,9% 2,8% 2,9% 2,5%
12 11 Ford 143 1.530 6,0% -4,7% 2,8% 2,8% 2,9%
13 12 Faw 133 1.331 -35,4% -28,9% 3,3% 2,6% 2,5%
14 15 Citroen 126 1.175 -28,0% -7,7% 2,2% 2,5% 2,2%
15 20 Mercedes 106 616 51,4% 8,8% 1,0% 2,1% 1,2%
16 14 Geely 91 1.296 -31,6% -16,7% 2,7% 1,8% 2,5%
17 18 Lifan 90 829 -51,9% 9,7% 1,3% 1,8% 1,6%
18 17 Kia 88 941 87,2% 32,3% 1,2% 1,7% 1,8%
19 24 Honda 70 436 7,7% -26,6% 1,0% 1,4% 0,8%
20 21 Dongfeng 57 600 -32,9% -30,8% 1,5% 1,1% 1,1%
21 29 Foton 45 168 #DIV/0! 572,0% 0,0% 0,9% 0,3%
22 19 Great Wall 42 691 -44,7% -24,7% 1,6% 0,8% 1,3%
23 22 Jac 38 569 171,4% 0,5% 1,0% 0,7% 1,1%
24 25 Audi 32 320 39,1% 9,6% 0,5% 0,6% 0,6%
25 23 Chana 29 551 -55,4% 23,5% 0,8% 0,6% 1,0%
26 26 Gonow 26 258 44,4% 16,7% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5%
27 27 Orient 22 214 37,5% 23,0% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4%
28 31 Dodge 15 147 #DIV/0! -10,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
29 33 Mazda 14 89 7,7% 27,1% 0,1% 0,3% 0,2%
30 36 Baic 13 58 #DIV/0! 1350,0% 0,0% 0,3% 0,1%
31 32 Subaru 12 121 71,4% 83,3% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2%
32 42 Jeep 8 39 33,3% 85,7% 0,0% 0,2% 0,1%
33 30 SsangYong 6 159 -70,0% -11,7% 0,3% 0,1% 0,3%
34 43 Zotye 4 35 -88,2% -73,7% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1%
34 41 Brilliance 4 40 100,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 40 Ram 3 41 200,0% 28,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
36 50 Effa 2 11 -71,4% -91,2% 0,2% 0,0% 0,0%
36 37 Alfa Romeo 2 53 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%
36 35 ZNA 2 68 -75,0% -5,6% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1%
36 47 Porsche 2 18 #DIV/0! 80,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
36 28 BMW 2 191 -97,6% -39,9% 0,6% 0,0% 0,4%
37 51 Kingstar 1 6 6,0% 102,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
37 48 Hafei 1 14 6,0% -26,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
38 34 JMC 1 70 #DIV/0! 677,8% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%

Rank Dec Rank 2014 Group Sales Dec Sales F.Y. 2014 Dec Y.o.Y Var. F.Y. 2014 Y.o.Y. Var. Share 2013 Share Dec Share 2014
1 2 GM 651 6.353 -36,3% -27,3% 15,3% 12,8% 12,1%
2 5 Suzuki 649 4.937 76,4% 50,4% 5,8% 12,7% 9,4%
3 1 Renault-Nissan 611 6.687 -6,3% -4,7% 12,3% 12,0% 12,7%
4 3 Volkswagen 482 5.055 -25,6% -21,2% 11,3% 9,5% 9,6%
5 4 FCA 450 4.941 26,4% -5,9% 9,2% 8,8% 9,4%
6 6 Hyundai-Kia 375 3.787 0,3% 5,5% 6,3% 7,4% 7,2%
7 7 PSA 300 3.567 -18,9% -12,7% 7,2% 5,9% 6,8%
8 8 Chery Automobile 171 2.616 -38,3% -19,7% 5,7% 3,4% 5,0%
9 9 BYD 156 2.213 -17,5% 93,3% 2,0% 3,1% 4,2%
10 13 Toyota 147 1.314 26,7% -16,9% 2,8% 2,9% 2,5%

 

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