Costa Rica autos market has lost steam during the 2017, after three years of consecutive record. Sales fell 13% following the trend in the economy, where the fast growing speed has shown a deceleration Toyota is market leader with 17.7% of share.
Costa Rica vehicles market in 2016 hit the third all time record in a row fueled by the economy expansion and strong private consumption. With a volume near 60.000 units, Costa Rica is acquiring relevance among Latin America.
Costa Rica Auto Industry slammed a new record in the 2015 fueled by a strong economic environment and limits imposed to the import of used vehicles. Sales improved 20% while Toyota kept dominating the rank.
Q1 2014 Costa Rica automotive industry rose 8.9% from the correspondent period last year, recovering the 2013 decline. The market is dominated by Asian carmakers with the first American brand –Ford - ranking in fifth.