Brazil – April 2017: Jeep Compass and Fiat Mobi, for the first time in the Top 10

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The new Jeep Compass is already the most popular SUV

Although the car sales in the brazilian market have already reached their fund does not end up to find the path of growth. In April were sold 152.383 units, which means a setback of 3.2% in comparison with the same month last year. In the first semester are totaled 612.167 units, 1.7% less than in the same period of 2016.

The ranking of models shows a great stability, and the Top 5 is identical to that of march, so that the higher part leaves us few surprises. The Chevrolet Onix continues its overwhelming dominance while the Hyundai HB20 hangs the umpteenth silver medal in a row. The Ford Ka is third and can boast of achieving a podium finish in the two major markets of south america since this month has obtained the same result in Argentina.

The highlights are a bit more away from the head. In the eighth place is located the Jeep Compass, that not only gets your position record but also ranks as the SUV sought by the brazilian outpacing the Honda HR-V (10th) and the Hyundai Crete (14th).

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The Fiat Mobi reaches to heights as yet unseen in the ranking

in The same way stresses the Fiat Mobi, who with the ninth position also signing his best historical action. The suburban Italian (although manufactured locally in the factory of Betim, Belo Horizonte) exceeds so clearly its great rival, the Volkswagen Up! (20th).

In the table of manufacturers, Chevrolet remains in the first position with strength. Volkswagen is left with the second position while Fiat falls to third with sales that fell by 24% in comparison to April of 2016 because, except for the Mobi (+243%), throughout its range (yes, all), has lost ground: Bull (-12%), Strada (-42%), One (-11%), Siena (-36%) Palio (-57%), Fiorino (-13%), Bent (-27%), Weekend (-36%), Point (-82%) and Ducato (-35%).

Sales by model

The automobile most sold in the brazilian market son:

Ranking Modelo Sales apr’17 Sales by 2017 (jan-apr) Ranking 2017 (jan-apr)
1 Chevrolet Onix 12.689 53.313 1
2 Hyundai HB20 7.934 32.454 2
3 Ford Ka 6.650 27.514 3
4 Renault Sandero 6.110 21.082 5
5 Volkswagen Gol 5.515 21.462 4
6 Toyota Corolla 4.969 17.905 6
7 Chevrolet Prism 4.619 17.756 7
8 Jeep Compass 3.940 13.735 12
9 Fiat Mobi 3.642 13.762 11
10 Honda HR-V 3.576 14.753 9
11 Fiat Toro 3.470 14.709 10
12 Toyota Etios Hatch 3.271 13.000 14
13 Fiat Strada 3.122 15.391 8
14 Hyundai Crete 3.056 10.055 21
15 Volkswagen Voyage 2.934 12.003 16
16 Volkswagen Fox / CrossFox 2.920 13.590 13
17 Volkswagen Saveiro 2.895 12.390 15
18 Fiat Uno 2.782 10.300 20
19 Jeep Renegade 2.745 11.932 17
20 Volkswagen Up 2.673 11.477 18
21 Toyota Etios Sedan 2.580 9.667 24
22 Toyota Hilux 2.515 9.921 22
23 Honda Civic 2.394 9.830 23
24 Ford Ka Sedan 2.305 7.449 31
25 Ford Ecosport 2.206 7.818 30

Sales by brand

The results achieved by the manufacturers have sido:

Ranking Marca Sales apr’17 Sales by 2017 (jan-apr) Ranking 2017 (jan-apr)
1 Chevrolet 26.707 108.570 1
2 Volkswagen 18.802 77.624 3
3 Fiat 18.587 81.087 2
4 Hyundai 14.986 57.848 4
5 Toyota 14.495 55.128 6
6 Ford 14.489 56.928 5
7 Renault 11.919 43.166 7
8 Honda 10.834 40.949 8
9 Jeep 6.764 26.076 9
10 Nissan 4.241 23.389 10
11 Peugeot 1.869 7.493 11
12 Citroën 1.683 6.807 12
13 Mitsubishi 1.512 6.155 13
14 Mercedes 1.022 3.746 14
15 Audi 777 2.712 15
16 BMW 626 2.457 17
17 Kia 608 2.472 16
18 Land Rover 492 1.806 18
19 Suzuki 329 1.191 19
20 JAC 309 1.109 20
21 Volvo 259 959 21