Argentina – February 2017: The Volkswagen Gol pulls muscle

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The Volkswagen Gol is the leader of February

After the frenetic rise of the previous month, the enrollment in the argentine market has resumed a pace more sedate, though equally very positive. The 54.753 units sold in February represent a growth of 18.3% compared with the same period of 2016. So far this year have been sold 146.373 cars (+44,7%).

One of the models iconic in Argentina has returned to shine. Thanks to the restyling that has received the last few months the Volkswagen Gol has been improving its data and is placed in a first position that he could not since August of 2016. Relieves the Toyota Hilux was the best-selling of January.

The pickup japanese has fallen to second place but he is still in top shape and dominates its segment with a lot of clarity. Their main rivals are the Volkswagen Amarok (13th) and the Ford Ranger (14th), both of which are very far in the ranking. For its part, the Fiat Bull has had problems with stock and has been left out of the Top 25.

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The Toyota Hilux remains the most sought-after in 2017

Renault Sandero he continues with his good run of results and signing a meritorious podium. The Toyota Etios and the Fiat Palio rounding out the Top 5 in the argentine market. For its part, the Ford Focus has not been able to maintain the good record of the previous month and has fallen five places to stay at the gates of the Top 10.

Among the manufacturers, Volkswagen remains in the highest, and enjoys good health with a growth of 21% with respect to February 2016. Chevrolet get the second place but falls back to show doubts falling 7%. Renault is left with the bronze medal, leaving out Ford and Toyota.

Sales by model

The top-selling cars in Argentina are:

Ranking Model Sales feb’17 Sales 2017 (jan-feb) Ranking 2017 (jan-feb)
1 Volkswagen Gol 2.796 6.212 2
2 Toyota Hilux 2.436 6.834 1
3 Renault Sandero 2.292 5.791 3
4 Toyota Etios 2.132 5.528 4
5 Fiat Palio 1.965 4.576 7
6 Volkswagen Suran 1.833 4.543 8
7 Chevrolet Onix 1.784 4.589 6
8 Peugeot 208 1.729 4.714 5
9 Chevrolet Prism 1.637 3.965 11
10 Ford Fiesta Kinetic 1.562 4.011 10
11 Ford Focus 1.494 4.333 9
12 Renault Kangoo 1.405 3.185 15
13 Volkswagen Amarok 1.403 3.928 12
14 Ford Ranger 1.365 3.925 13
15 Chevrolet Cruze 1.256 2.818 18
16 Toyota Corolla 1.094 3.168 16
17 Renault Duster 1.042 2.666 19
18 Volkswagen Up! 963 2.361 23
19 Peugeot 308 953 2.536 20
20 Chevrolet S10 875 1.970 29
21 Renault Logan 855 2.371 22
22 Ford Ecosport 847 3.072 17
23 Peugeot Partner 817 2.199 25
24 Ford Ka 753 3.243 14
25 Honda HR-V 737 2.267 24

Sales by brand

The results achieved by the manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales feb’17 Sales 2017 (jan-feb) Ranking 2017 (jan-feb)
1 Volkswagen 10.170 24.851 1
2 Chevrolet 7.713 18.824 4
3 Renault 7.334 18.864 3
4 Ford 6.326 19.332 2
5 Toyota 6.086 16.832 5
6 Peugeot 5.275 15.093 6
7 Fiat 4.890 14.119 7
8 Citroën 2.133 5.761 8
9 Mercedes 1.240 3.627 9
10 Honda 1.188 3.260 10
11 Nissan 1.084 2.446 11
12 Iveco 468 1.019 12
13 Jeep 378 1.011 13
14 Chery 335 895 14
15 BMW 268 674 15
16 Hyundai 226 625 16
17 Audi 222 617 17
18 Kia 162 480 18
19 Scania 120 406 19
20 Volvo 117 312 20
21 Ram 105 278 21
22 DS 79 208 22
23 Lifan 76 182 23
24 Agrale 64 153 24
25 Dodge 39 117 25
26 Mini 36 107 26
27 Mitsubishi 35 74 27
28 Alfa Romeo 30 57 28
29 Subaru 28 47 30
30 JMC 20 35 33
31 Suzuki 18 39 31
32 Porsche 15 39 32
33 Land Rover 15 28 34
34 Smart 14 56 29
35 Hino 10 25 35
36 Puma Tat 9 17 36
37 Geely 9 12 37
38 Dongfeng 4 7 38
39 Mack 2 2 41
40 Chrysler 1 3 39
40 Jaguar 1 3 39
42 XCMG 1 1 42