While the Onix remains in the lead, Mobi goes up and Gol continues to suffer from production problems
The Brazilian automotive market lives, perhaps the most confusing time in its history. Despite the gloomy figures, the exchange of seats between the models has become increasingly constant. Compared to September, the registrations in October fell 0.06% – further decline in the same month of 2015, 16.4%. However, models like the Chevrolet Onix and Fiat Toro watch their numbers grow inversely to the market.
With 1,495 units more than in September, the Onix emplacou 14,087 in October and remained the only car to accumulate over 100 thousand copies during the year – so far, were 119,244 between January and October. Second, the HB20 also sold over 11,350 copies and reached. The Ford Ka has maintained its monthly average and got 6,193.
Among the compact, the big surprise is the Fiat Mobi. Launched in April, the hatch was conquering its space and settled among the 15 best sellers in the country, repeating the 12th of September and charting 3,372 units.
Meanwhile, still suffering the effects of the stoppage of production of Volkswagen in Brazil, the Up! She was 16th (with 2,736) and is the VW’s best-selling month. The Gol, former leader, narrowly missing was in 30th place with 1,861 units – negatively impressive number compared with the 14,087 registrations of Onix, current leader.
Who also celebrates are more expensive models such as Corolla, Renegade and Toro. The Toyota emplacou 5,119 units and was in 6th place, while the Jeep reached the 7th with 4,810.
The new generation of the Civic was also effective and the model won the second segment, behind the Corolla and ahead of the Cruze with 2,696 emplacados cars. Speaking of the Corolla, it almost ties with Prisma accumulated: 53,755 against 53,600, respectively.
The truck Fiat, which occupies 8th place in the overall ranking with 4,288 copies, became the youngest sister Strada (with 4,234) and became the light commercial (according to classification of Fenabrave) best-selling country in October. In the year, however, the Strada remains in the lead with 17,565 cars more than the Toro – that still is ahead of much cheaper models like the Up! (31,922).
Kicks already lost its luster September, as charted 2,368 copies. In October, there were 1,446, out of 2,781 Ford EcoSport and 3,758 HR-V. With the fall, the compact SUV is no longer the best selling Nissan, a position he fell to the Versa. But remember: the Kicks is still sold only on the top version line.