Brazil – December 2016: The new Jeep Compass aims high

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The Compass threat to the Renegade to take the title of model of Jeep’s most popular

New blow for the sales of new cars in Brazil, with just 298.917 units sold in December. This result implies a decline of 19.4% in comparison with the same month of the previous year. It is not a surprise since the severe economic crisis of the country has ceased to notice all around the year, that has been completed with 3.174.625 enrolments in all 2016 (-19,8%).

This scenario so adverse not has of course no problem for the Chevrolet Onix, which continues to plague sales. In December improved to demand a fabulous 22% in relation to December of 2015 and is the 16th month in a row to the front of the table. It does not seem that their relentless domain go to assign.

The squire’s involuntary Onix has been the Hyundai HB20, which has achieved the second position in each and every one of the months of 2016. The third of the rating this time has been the Ford Ka, which has been imposed by little to the Volkswagen Golf in the fight for the bronze medal.

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The renovated Volkswagen Voyage enters the Top 15

The new generation Jeep Compass continues to gain ground on its third month in dealerships, the brazilian reaching the 17th place of the ranking, very close to the most popular model of the brand (Jeep Renegade, 14). With this progression would not be surprising that in the next few months than the crossover american. It also highlights the result of the Volkswagen Voyage (15), which received a facelift a few months ago that has allowed him to grow a fantastic 54% in the last month of the year.

In terms of the ranking of manufacturers, among the eight brands with the highest sales in December only Toyota improved (+9%) staying with the fifth position. Chevrolet continues to the front and Volkswagen it is third party and moderates its fall (-10%) after a second half of the year disastrous. Worse he has gone to Renault (-22%), Fiat (-20%) and Honda (-20%).

Sales by model

The cars most popular in December are:

Ranking Model Sales dec’16 Sales By 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Chevrolet Onix 18.432 153.372 1
2 Hyundai HB20 12.234 121.616 2
3 Ford Ka 7.421 76.615 3
4 Volkswagen Gol 7.330 57.390 9
5 Chevrolet Prism 6.811 66.337 4
6 Renault Sandero 6.353 63.228 7
7 Fiat Palio 6.272 63.996 6
8 Toyota Corolla 6.015 64.738 5
9 Fiat Toro 5.288 41.283 14
10 Fiat Strada 4.975 59.443 8
11 Hyundai HB20S 4.666 46.023 12
12 Fiat Mobi 4.555 28.731 22
13 Honda HR-V 4.325 55.758 10
14 Jeep Renegade 3.998 51.567 11
15 Volkswagen Voyage 3.971 26.074 26
16 Volkswagen Fox / CrossFox 3.893 43.727 13
17 Jeep Compass 3.708 6.599 60
18 Toyota Hilux 3.672 34.031 18
19 Toyota Etios Hatch 3.655 37.974 16
20 Volkswagen Up 3.390 38.354 15
21 Honda Fit 3.240 28.439 23
22 Honda Civic 2.921 20.857 33
23 Toyota Etios Sedan 2.742 29.791 21
24 Chevrolet S10 2.707 26.558 25
25 Fiat Uno 2.698 34.626 17

Sales by brand

The brands have sold the following units in the brazilian market:

Ranking Brand Sales dec’16 Sales By 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Chevrolet 37.237 345.874 1
2 Fiat 29.403 304.980 2
3 Volkswagen 23.058 228.456 3
4 Hyundai 18.088 197.850 4
5 Toyota 17.922 180.417 5
6 Ford 16.946 180.242 6
7 Renault 14.049 150.032 7
8 Honda 11.986 122.541 8
9 Jeep 7.766 59.046 10
10 Nissan 7.058 60.908 9
11 Peugeot 2.705 25.824 11
12 Citro├źn 2.641 24.531 13
13 Mitsubishi 2.304 24.876 12
14 Mercedes 1.304 13.155 14
15 BMW 1.264 11.857 15
16 Audi 1.109 11.599 16
17 Kia 968 10.779 17
18 Land Rover 562 6.688 18
19 JAC 503 (no data) (no data)
20 Suzuki 333 3.448 20
21 Volvo 331 3.456 19
22 Lifan 325 3.412 21