Uruguay new cars market fell in double-digit during the Q3 2015.

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Uruguay new cars market fell in double-digit during the Q3 2015 hit by negative economic outlook. Suzuki kept growing creating a wide gap over the followers while Chevrolet is losing terrain. Volkswagen was second.

Economic Outlook

Following surprisingly strong growth in Q1 due to a jump in production at the Montes del Plata pulp procession plant, the Uruguayan economy deteriorated in Q2 and contracted for the first time in over a decade.

Lackluster hydropower production resulting from drought conditions was the main factor behind Q2’s slump, together with shrinking consumption, investment and exports.

While the economy is expected to recover in Q3 as the temporary impact of drought will fade, Q2’s reading suggests that Uruguay is less resilient to regional economic woes than previously thought and will only expand at a moderate pace in the second half of the year.

Market Outlook

In the first half of the 2015 the light vehicles market hd reported a lost of 8.2% compared with the correspondent period last year maintaining the declining speed scored during the entire 2014.

Expectations for a second half recovery had been frozen by the deteriorated economic outlook reported for the second quarter and indeed in the third quarter the automotive sector reported a sharp contraction.

According to data released by the ACAU, the Asociation del Comercio Automotor del Uruguay, in July market fell15.0%, in August 18.9% and in September 13.4%. During the first nine months of the sales, total sales had been 35.162, down 10.7% from 2014.

Suzuki was market leader with 5.357 sales (+58.1%) followed by the former leader, Volkswagen, with 4.192 (+19.2%) and Chevrolet with 3.640 (–22.6%).

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 Sep Rank 2015 Brand Sales Sep Sales Ytd Var Sep Var Ytd Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Suzuki 533 5.357 11,7% 58,1% 14,4% 15,2%
2 2 Volkswagen 460 4.192 45,1% 19,2% 12,4% 11,9%
3 4 Fiat 376 2.579 -16,3% -27,2% 10,1% 7,3%
4 3 Chevrolet 307 3.640 -38,6% -22,6% 8,3% 10,4%
5 6 Nissan 241 2.179 -17,2% -15,9% 6,5% 6,2%
6 5 Renault 223 2.259 -14,9% 1,3% 6,0% 6,4%
7 7 Hyundai 207 1.637 48,9% -25,2% 5,6% 4,7%
8 9 Chery 161 1.277 57,8% -36,8% 4,3% 3,6%
9 8 Peugeot 155 1.500 -19,7% -20,9% 4,2% 4,3%
10 11 Kia 131 1.100 37,9% 73,5% 3,5% 3,1%
11 14 Citroen 117 780 1,7% -12,1% 3,2% 2,2%
12 12 Ford 105 1.041 -0,9% -10,5% 2,8% 3,0%
13 10 BYD 88 1.125 -57,5% -35,9% 2,4% 3,2%
13 13 Toyota 88 866 3,5% -11,6% 2,4% 2,5%
14 17 Geely 75 639 -12,8% -35,8% 2,0% 1,8%
15 15 Lifan 49 758 -58,5% 19,6% 1,3% 2,2%
16 19 Dongfeng 48 436 -32,4% -6,0% 1,3% 1,2%
17 21 Honda 44 371 131,6% 18,5% 1,2% 1,1%
18 23 Mercedes 42 305 -36,4% -19,7% 1,1% 0,9%
19 16 Faw 41 727 -48,8% -29,5% 1,1% 2,1%
20 20 Great Wall 36 400 -2,7% -18,4% 1,0% 1,1%
21 18 Mitsubishi 31 448 -85,2% -49,1% 0,8% 1,3%
22 32 BMW 25 61 #DIV/0! -67,7% 0,7% 0,2%
23 22 Chana 23 331 -60,3% -28,2% 0,6% 0,9%
24 25 Jac 21 167 10,5% -65,8% 0,6% 0,5%
25 24 Audi 20 184 -4,8% -20,3% 0,5% 0,5%
26 26 Subaru 18 126 100,0% 43,2% 0,5% 0,4%
27 29 Gonow 11 83 -60,7% -54,4% 0,3% 0,2%
28 31 Dodge 8 77 -20,0% -30,0% 0,2% 0,2%
29 27 Changhe 4 108 0,0% 120,4% 0,1% 0,3%
29 36 Brilliance 4 18 100,0% -28,0% 0,1% 0,1%
29 30 Mazda 4 81 0,0% 37,3% 0,1% 0,2%
30 40 Effa 3 13 #DIV/0! 85,7% 0,1% 0,0%
31 34 Ram 2 25 -60,0% -26,5% 0,1% 0,1%
31 38 Porsche 2 15 0,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,0%
32 37 Shineray 1 17 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
32 46 Volvo 1 2 0,0% -88,2% 0,0% 0,0%
32 35 Jeep 1 24 #DIV/0! 4,3% 0,0% 0,1%
32 42 Alfa Romeo 1 7 -66,7% -84,1% 0,0% 0,0%
32 33 BAIC 1 49 -96,9% 53,1% 0,0% 0,1%

Rank Sep Rank 2015 Group Sales Sep Sales Ytd Var Sep Var Ytd Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Suzuki 533 5.357 11,7% 58,1% 14,4% 15,2%
2 3 Volkswagen 482 4.391 41,8% 16,7% 13,0% 12,5%
3 2 Renault-Nissan 464 4.462 -16,8% -8,5% 12,5% 12,7%
4 6 FCA 388 2.713 -16,9% -27,7% 10,5% 7,7%
5 5 Hyundai-Kia 338 2.737 44,4% -3,0% 9,1% 7,8%
6 4 General Motors 307 3.640 -38,6% -22,6% 8,3% 10,4%
7 7 PSA 272 2.280 -11,7% -18,1% 7,3% 6,5%
8 8 Chery Automobile 161 1.277 57,8% -36,8% 4,3% 3,6%
9 10 Ford 105 1.041 -0,9% -10,5% 2,8% 3,0%
10 9 BYD 88 1.125 -57,5% -35,9% 2,4% 3,2%

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