May 21, 2022

Chile April 2021: Chevrolet and Peugeot top market up 205.9%, Chinese hold 25% share

The Chevrolet Groove is a rebadged Baojun 510.

New light vehicle sales in Chile surge back up 205.9% year-on-year in April to 27.241 units on locked down year-ago volumes. Note April 2021 remains down -16.7% on April 2019 pre-pandemic volumes. The year-to-date tally is now up 28.4% to 109.228 units. Chevrolet (+157.5%) remains the best-selling carmaker in the country but trails the market to 10.6% share vs. 11.3% year-to-date. Peugeot (+288.1%) is up 7 spots on March to land in a stunning 2nd place overall while Nissan (+312.1%) repeats in third place. Chery (+905.5%) is up five ranks to #5 on last month with MG (+395.9%) is down two to #6. Volkswagen (+444.4%) and Ford (+263%) also outpace the market in the remainder of the Top 10. Overall, Chinese carmakers are up 329.3% year-on-year to 25% share.

Model-wise, the MG ZS and Chery Tiggo 2 top the April charts as they do year-to-date. The Nissan Kicks is up 10 spots on March to #3, making the podium 100% SUV with the Toyota Hilux and Peugeot Partner rounding out the Top 5. Chilean customers not only favour Chinese carmakers, they also do made-in-China vehicles: the Chevrolet Groove aka Baojun 510 is up one spot to #6 and the Ford Territory shoots up to #7. The Maxus T60 and Chery Tiggo 3 also slide into the April Top 10. Notice also the Peugeot 3008 at #10, the Nissan Qashqai at #13 and the MG3 at #17.

Previous month: Chile March 2021: MG ZS and Chery Tiggo 2 now lead YTD in market back up 70.6%

One year ago: Chile April 2020: Chevrolet, Chinese fare better in market down -72.8%

Full April 2021 Top 62 All-brands and Top 20 models below.

Chile April 2021 – brands:

Pos Brand Apr-21 % /20 Mar 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Chevrolet 2,899 10.6% 157.5% 1 12,395 11.3% 38.4% 1 1
2 Peugeot 2,290 8.4% 288.1% 9 6,724 6.2% 62.7% 5 7
3 Nissan (incl. Infiniti) 1,945 7.1% 312.1% 3 7,272 6.7% 30.3% 3 4
4 Hyundai 1,720 6.3% 186.2% 2 8,267 7.6% 36.5% 2 5
5 Chery 1,649 6.1% 905.5% 10 5,616 5.1% 194.8% 8 13
6 MG 1,557 5.7% 395.9% 4 6,473 5.9% 82.2% 6 8
7 Toyota 1,426 5.2% 198.3% 8 5,039 4.6% 16.7% 10 6
8 Volkswagen 1,399 5.1% 444.4% 5 5,161 4.7% 61.6% 9 12
9 Kia 1,265 4.6% 93.1% 6 6,213 5.7% -7.3% 7 2
10 Ford 991 3.6% 263.0% 16 3,096 2.8% -7.4% 12 10
11 Mazda 788 2.9% 70.2% 11 3,527 3.2% 3.2% 11 11
12 Citroen 777 2.9% 268.2% 14 2,302 2.1% 24.4% 16 15
13 Suzuki 769 2.8% -0.3% 7 6,874 6.3% 6.4% 4 3
14 ChangAn 745 2.7% 237.1% 21 2,340 2.1% -4.2% 15 14
15 JAC 605 2.2% 173.8% 13 2,541 2.3% 18.1% 14 17
16 Maxus 593 2.2% 339.3% 12 2,885 2.6% 216.0% 13 21
17 Mitsubishi 542 2.0% 58.9% 26 1,670 1.5% -42.8% 21 9
18 Great Wall 497 1.8% 190.6% 18 2,180 2.0% 39.6% 17 18
19 Renault 424 1.6% 128.0% 24 1,065 1.0% -46.0% 24 16
20 Opel 390 1.4% 900.0% 34 743 0.7% 113.5% 28 34
21 SsangYong 379 1.4% 244.5% 15 2,001 1.8% 70.3% 18 25
22 Ram 347 1.3% 157.0% 17 1,718 1.6% 50.8% 19 20
23 Mercedes 324 1.2% 121.9% 20 1,252 1.1% 18.6% 22 22
24 Jeep 317 1.2% 604.4% 32 895 0.8% 59.0% 27 29
25 BMW 306 1.1% 488.5% 22 1,022 0.9% 32.7% 25 27
26 DongFeng 259 1.0% 292.4% 23 1,099 1.0% 14.7% 23 23
27 Subaru 253 0.9% 187.5% 19 1,676 1.5% 19.4% 20 19
28 Foton 245 0.9% 483.3% 29 957 0.9% 125.7% 26 32
29 Honda 234 0.9% 290.0% 37 659 0.6% -18.0% 30 24
30 Haval 201 0.7% 200.0% 30 604 0.6% 8.8% 32 31
31 KYC 159 0.6% 224.5% 28 685 0.6% 103.3% 29 33
32 Mahindra 118 0.4% 126.9% 27 509 0.5% -20.6% 33 30
33 Fiat 98 0.4% 96.0% 31 626 0.6% -7.7% 31 28
34 GAC Motor 93 0.3% n/a 36 310 0.3% n/a 37 n/a
35 Volvo 86 0.3% 352.6% 38 320 0.3% 23.1% 36 35
36 JMC 76 0.3% 744.4% 35 267 0.2% 161.8% 38 n/a
37 Seat 64 0.2% 481.8% 40 227 0.2% 35.1% 39 37
38 Skoda 53 0.2% 488.9% 39 201 0.2% 118.5% 40 42
39 DS 52 0.2% 940.0% 50 88 0.1% 66.0% 44 47
40 Audi 51 0.2% 75.9% 33 400 0.4% 55.6% 34 36
41 Jetour 43 0.2% new 46 132 0.1% new 42 57
42 Mini 35 0.1% 775.0% 49 85 0.1% 46.6% 45 45
43 ZNA 25 0.1% 1150.0% 42 82 0.1% 290.5% 46 52
44 Land Rover 24 0.1% 380.0% 41 98 0.1% 12.6% 43 44
45 ZX Auto 22 0.1% 37.5% 44 56 0.1% -30.9% 48 43
46 Porsche 22 0.1% 340.0% 51 56 0.1% 19.1% 49 46
47 BAIC 21 0.1% 0.0% 25 369 0.3% 103.9% 35 38
48 Lexus 15 0.1% 275.0% 43 59 0.1% 5.4% 47 48
49 Fuso 9 0.0% 350.0% 45 28 0.0% 75.0% 51 50
50 Brilliance 8 0.0% -87.3% 48 165 0.2% -80.7% 41 26
51 Jaguar 5 0.0% -28.6%  – 13 0.0% -68.3% 54 51
52 Iveco 4 0.0% 300.0% 55 12 0.0% 20.0% 55 54
53 Maserati 3 0.0% 50.0% 53 9 0.0% -40.0% 57 55
54 Lifan 2 0.0% 100.0%  – 48 0.0% 108.7% 50 49
55 Alfa Romeo 2 0.0% n/a 47 28 0.0% 180.0% 52 53
56 Dodge 2 0.0% -60.0% 52 12 0.0% -89.3% 56 41
57 Ferrari 1 0.0% n/a 57 4 0.0% 33.3% 59 56
58 Chrysler 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% 0.0% 62 60
59 Geely 0 0.0% -100.0% 54 16 0.0% -85.0% 53 40
60 FAW 0 0.0% -100.0% 56 7 0.0% -95.3% 58 39
61 Bentley 0 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 60 61
62 Rolls Royce 0 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 61 n/a
Total Chinese 6,800 25.0% 329.3%  – 26,755 24.5% 63.9%  –
Others 11 0.0% -15.4%  – 47 0.0% -58.4%  –

Chile April 2021 – models:

Pos Model Apr-21 % Mar 2021 % Pos FY20
1 MG ZS 948 3.5% 1 4,175 3.8% 1 3
2 Chery Tiggo 2 893 3.3% 3 3,299 3.0% 2 12
3 Nissan Kicks 628 2.3% 13 1,575 1.4% 12 13
4 Toyota Hilux 603 2.2% 5 1,925 1.8% 7 2
5 Peugeot Partner 536 2.0% n/a 1,783 1.6% 10 16
6 Chevrolet Groove 510 1.9% 7 1,891 1.7% 8  –
7 Ford Territory 489 1.8% n/a 1,211 1.1% 22 n/a
8 Maxus T60 431 1.6% 4 2,251 2.1% 5 20
9 Chery Tiggo 3 407 1.5% n/a 1,045 1.0% 28 n/a
10 Peugeot 3008 404 1.5% 17 1,244 1.1% 19 n/a
11 Chevrolet Colorado 398 1.5% n/a 746 0.7% n/a n/a
12 Citroen Berlingo 381 1.4% 9 1,398 1.3% 15 n/a
13 Nissan Qashqai 373 1.4% n/a 1,083 1.0% 26 17
14 Mitsubishi L-200 372 1.4% n/a 1,156 1.1% 24 1
15 Peugeot 2008 371 1.4% n/a 1,228 1.1% 20 n/a
16 Chevrolet N400 Max 362 1.3% 8 1,428 1.3% 13 n/a
17 MG3 320 1.2% 14 1,392 1.3% 16 15
18 Chevrolet Spark GT 302 1.1% 6 2,382 2.2% 4 8
19 Nissan NP300/Navara 301 1.1% 12 1,579 1.4% 11 7
20 Nissan Versa 274 1.0% 2 1,825 1.7% 9 9
n/a Toyota RAV4 268 1.0% n/a 1,212 1.1% 21 10
n/a VW Gol 256 0.9% 16 1,250 1.1% 18 n/a
n/a Hyundai Verna 242 0.9% n/a 1,068 1.0% 27 n/a
n/a Mazda BT-50 227 0.8% n/a 898 0.8% n/a n/a
n/a Ssangyong Grand Musso 196 0.7% 20 1,167 1.1% 23 n/a
n/a Hyundai Porter 194 0.7% n/a 924 0.8% n/a n/a
n/a Ford Ranger 193 0.7% n/a 912 0.8% n/a 18
n/a Suzuki Baleno 160 0.6% 10 2,410 2.2% 3 4
n/a VW Amarok 157 0.6% n/a 727 0.7% n/a n/a
n/a Kia Soluto 144 0.5% 18 1,348 1.2% 17 22
n/a Kia Frontier 142 0.5% n/a 515 0.5% n/a n/a
n/a Kia Morning 134 0.5% 19 1,414 1.3% 14 11
n/a Mercedes Sprinter 130 0.5% n/a 463 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Peugeot Boxer 129 0.5% n/a 345 0.3% n/a n/a
n/a Hyundai H-1 103 0.4% n/a 457 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Hyundai HD 35 85 0.3% n/a 450 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Ram 700 Pickup 79 0.3% n/a 673 0.6% n/a n/a
n/a Foton Midi 75 0.3% n/a 604 0.6% n/a n/a
n/a Suzuki S-Presso 68 0.2% n/a 1,094 1.0% 25 n/a
n/a Chevrolet Sail 8 0.0% n/a 2,208 2.0% 6 5

Source: ANAC

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