Sales car: Argentina – May 2016: The Volkswagen Amarok is accommodated in the first positions of the ranking

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The Volkswagen Amarok is the second pickup most sought after of Argentina

For the fourth month in a row, the car sales in Argentina have marked a growth compared with the previous year, consolidating the good situation of the industry at this time. In may, it sold 56.673 passenger cars and light commercial, 24.7% more than in the same period of the previous year. So, in 2016, have already been enrolled 271.052 units, an increase of 9.7%.

The pickup have a big role in this market. In fact, the best selling car this month is the Toyota Hilux that manages to repeat the leadership last April. The japanese model is in full form and improving their enrolment, a formidable 85% with respect to their data of may 2015.

No less impressive has been the performance of the Volkswagen Amarok, which is a step of the podium. A fourth square brilliant that is achieved thanks to an increase in demand of 70% and stands as the model of the German brand’s most in-demand ahead of the iconic Volkswagen Gol.

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Renault grows a fantastic 73%. Its latest model, the Duster Oroch, has come to the market a few weeks ago

Between Hilux and Amarok have been popular Fiat Palio and Chevrolet Classic. In addition, it should be noted that three Ford models have gotten in the Top 10: this is the Ford Fiesta (7th), the Ford Focus (8) and the Ford Ecosport (9th). Speaking of the mark of the oval are mentioning 18th plaza of the new generation Ford Ka, that after half a year in the dealers already starts to settle.

Among the manufacturers, Volkswagen keeps its first place while Chevrolet capsizes, falling to a poor 5th position. Ford (2nd), Renault (3) and Toyota (4th) have been posted before, all of them significantly improve their sales in comparison with 2015.

Sales model

The most cars sold in the argentine market are:

Ranking Model Sales may’16 Sales 2016 (jan-may) Ranking 2016 (jan-may)
1 Toyota Hilux 3.289 13.518 2
2 Fiat Palio 2.867 13.724 1
3 Chevrolet Classic 2.026 13.196 3
4 Volkswagen Amarok 1.942 8.707 8
5 Volkswagen Gol 1.915 11.834 4
6 Renault Clio Mio 1.872 9.562 6
7 Ford Fiesta Kinetic 1.843 8.311 10
8 Ford Focus 1.812 9.061 7
9 Ford Ecosport 1.759 8.644 9
10 Peugeot 208 1.691 8.210 11
11 Ford Ranger 1.667 6.697 14
12 Toyota Etios 1.571 9.818 5
13 Toyota Corolla 1.524 7.929 12
14 Volkswagen Suran 1.425 6.647 15
15 Renault Sandero 1.350 4.948 18
16 Fiat Siena 1.298 7.273 13
17 Volkswagen Up! 1.184 4.501 20
18 Ford Ka 1.175 2.632 38
19 Renault Duster 1.165 3.212 26
20 Chevrolet Onix 1.029 6.504 16

Sales by brand

in enrolment achieved by the manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales may’16 Sales by 2016 (jan-may) Ranking 2016 (jan-may)
1 Volkswagen 9.208 46.358 1
2 Ford 8.423 36.278 3
3 Renault 7.979 31.413 5
4 Toyota 6.839 32.592 4
5 Chevrolet 6.741 40.942 2
6 Fiat 6.240 31.012 6
7 Peugeot 5.674 25.942 7
8 Citro├źn 2.203 10.425 8
9 Nissan 630 3.565 10
10 Honda 575 3.932 9
11 Mercedes 475 2.369 11
12 Jeep 347 894 13
13 Chery 333 1.486 12
14 Kia 202 651 16
15 BMW 179 449 17
16 Audi 142 712 14
17 Iveco 117 656 15
18 Ram 83 392 18
19 Hyundai 80 289 19
20 Alfa Romeo 51 173 20
21 Mitsubishi 38 168 21
22 Smart 28 30 26
23 Mini 25 77 22
24 Lifan 23 54 24
25 Subaru 13 66 23
26 Volvo 11 43 25
27 Suzuki 6 30 26
28 Land Rover 3 27 28
29 Dodge 3 9 30
30 Porsche 1 13 29