Sales 2017, Colombia: The Renault Sandero at its best

Sales in Colombia in 2017 accumulated a total of 238.238 units, a fall just over 6% from 2016. Despite the fact that official figures show the Chevrolet Spark as the model most sold in 2017, the most chosen by the public has been the Renault Sandero, in its three different versions.

Las enrolment in Colombia during the year 2017 have been closed down, but the current outlook is promising for the year that has just begun. The sales closed with a total of 238.238 records for 2017, a figure that indicates a fall of 6.1% with respect to the previous year.

according to industry analysts, the accumulated decline during the last three years will come to an end in 2018, mainly thanks to new trade agreements sealed during the last few months, which include a new trade agreement with Mercosur, in addition to agreements with Europe, the united States and Korea.

With respect to the manufacturers, during the year just concluded has been Chevrolet who has managed to master, although Renault we follow very closely and it would not be strange to see the brand gala leading the market in 2018. It highlights the growth of Nissan in the third place of the ranking, greatly improving their participation, achieving displacing Kia up to the fourth position.

In terms of the brands that closed 2017 with positive numbers, we find Peugeot (+176,5%), Citro├źn (+142,2%), Hyundai (+43.8 per Cent), Nissan (+15.5%) and Subaru (+13,3%). On the contrary, among the manufacturers who have not enjoyed a good 2017 and have closed in negative we find Chery (-54,6%), Ssangyong (-51,7%), Kia (-24,7%), Chevrolet (-14,7%) and Renault (-8,0%).

TOP 30 BRANDS BY 2017

  1. Chevrolet 51.253
  2. Renault 46.863
  3. Nissan 21.076
  4. Kia 19.810
  5. Ford 15.166
  6. Mazda 13.700
  7. Toyota 9.596
  8. Volkswagen 9.265
  9. Suzuki, 7.260
  10. Hyundai 3.596
  11. Mercedes 3.432
  12. JAC 2.849
  13. BMW 2.809
  14. Foton 2.180
  15. Hino 1.987
  16. Honda 1.981
  17. Mitsubishi 1,374 entries
  18. Audi 1.189
  19. Subaru 1.157
  20. Dodge 1.100
  21. DFSK 923
  22. Chery 902
  23. Peugeot 799
  24. Volvo 655
  25. Jeep 650
  26. Citroen 540
  27. Changan 493
  28. International 462
  29. Great Wall 453
  30. Saangyong 373

With respect to the ranking of models, the Chevorolet Spark has been the most chosen as 14.192 sales, followed by the Chevrolet Sail with a total of 12.483 units and the Mazda 3 with 7.160 units.

Although here it is worth to clarify that because of the way that Walk have classified the models of Renault, the Sandero is the one that should occupy the first position, since it accumulates more than 14,000 units by adding three different versions: Sandero, Stepway and Sandero Expression.

Among the SUV’s, the most successful has been the Chevrolet Tracker, followed by Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape.

With respect to premium brands, in 2017 BMW has been the one that took up the leadership with a total of 2.809 units delivered to new owners, achieving imposed on Mercedes 2.769 vehicles and Audi 1.189 units.

In the field of electric and hybrid cars the leader during 2017 has been BMW with 82 units, followed by Renault with 57 vehicles, BYD, Kia, and Mitsubishi.

TOP 30 MODELS BY 2017

  1. Chevrolet Spark 14.192
  2. Chevrolet Sail 12.483
  3. Mazda 3 7.160
  4. Renault Sandero 6.799
  5. Renault Logan 6.381
  6. Ford Fiesta 5.869
  7. Chevrolet Tracker 5.645
  8. Renault Stepway 5.303
  9. Kia Picanto 4.807
  10. Nissan March 4.745
  11. Mazda CX-5 4.624
  12. Mazda 2 4.609
  13. Nissan NP300 Frontier 4.067
  14. Chevrolet Onix 3.337
  15. Ford Escape 3,140 Pesos
  16. Nissan Versa 3.137
  17. Renault Duster Dynamique 3.013
  18. Kia Picanto Eko Taxi 2.906
  19. Renault Logan Expression 2.543
  20. Renault Sandero Expression 2.542
  21. Kia Rio 2.536
  22. Ford Ecosport 2.384
  23. Chevrolet NHR 2.212
  24. Toyota Prado 2.139
  25. Kia Sportage LX 2.136
  26. Toyota RAV4 2.055
  27. Nissan Qashqai 1.933
  28. Chevrolet Sonic 1.828
  29. Toyota Hilux 1.812
  30. Nissan Kicks 1558