May 11, 2021

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

The MG ZS is now the best-selling vehicle in Chile year-to-date.

The Chilean new light vehicle market bounces back up 70.6% year-on-year on weak year-ago volumes to 32.511 units in March, leading to a year-to-date tally up 7.6% to 81.987. Chevrolet (+72.2%) leads the way again with a stable market share at 10.6% with its four followers vastly outpacing the market: Hyundai (+137.8%) remains in 2nd place, Nissan (+152.4%) is up seven spots on February to #3, MG (+147.4%) edges up one rank to a new record 4th place and Volkswagen (+134.7%) is up three to #5. Chery (+203.2%) also impresses at #a 10 whereas Peugeot (+28.5%), Kia (+35%) and Suzuki (+55.3%) are a lot more muted. Maxus (+454.9%) and JAC (+129.9%) both fit within the Top 13 as overall Chinese brands (+124.5%) make up roughly for 1 in every 4 new cars sold in Chile this month at 23.9% share vs. 24.3% so far this year.

In the models ranking, the MG ZS repeats in pole position and now also ranks #1 year-to-date with 3.9% share. The Nissan Versa surges to 2nd place for the month ahead of the Chery Tiggo 2 which now ranks #2 year-to-date with 2.9% share. The Maxus T60 is up 4th place and tops its segment again above the Toyota Hilux at #5. For its 2nd month in market, the China-made Chevrolet Groove (aka Baojun 510) steps up two spots on February to #7 overall while the Chevrolet N400 Max, also China-made, is up 11 ranks to #8. The Citroen Berlingo is up 15 spots to #9 and the Suzuki Baleno rounds out the Top 10.

Previous month: Chile February 2021: Chery, Maxus, MG headline market down -2.1%

One year ago: Chile March 2020: MG (+85.5%) up to record #7 in market down -36.5%

Full March 2021 Top 60 All-brands and Top 20 models below.

Chile March 2021 – brands:

Pos Brand Mar-21 % /20 Feb 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Chevrolet 3,439 10.6% 72.2% 1 9,496 11.6% 21.2% 1 1
2 Hyundai 3,129 9.6% 137.8% 2 6,547 8.0% 20.0% 2 5
3 Nissan (incl. Infiniti) 2,673 8.2% 152.4% 10 5,327 6.5% 4.2% 4 4
4 MG 2,222 6.8% 147.4% 5 4,916 6.0% 51.8% 6 8
5 Volkswagen 2,047 6.3% 134.7% 8 3,762 4.6% 28.1% 9 12
6 Kia 1,949 6.0% 35.0% 4 4,948 6.0% -18.2% 5 2
7 Suzuki 1,909 5.9% 55.3% 3 6,105 7.4% 7.3% 3 3
8 Toyota 1,610 5.0% 79.7% 9 3,613 4.4% -5.9% 10 6
9 Peugeot 1,474 4.5% 28.5% 7 4,434 5.4% 25.1% 7 7
10 Chery 1,443 4.4% 203.2% 6 3,967 4.8% 127.9% 8 13
11 Mazda 1,391 4.3% 88.7% 14 2,739 3.3% -7.3% 11 11
12 Maxus 1,132 3.5% 454.9% 11 2,292 2.8% 194.6% 12 21
13 JAC 862 2.7% 129.9% 18 1,936 2.4% 0.3% 14 17
14 Citroen 666 2.0% 9.5% 21 1,525 1.9% -7.0% 18 15
15 SsangYong 624 1.9% 140.9% 15 1,622 2.0% 52.3% 16 25
16 Ford 604 1.9% -22.5% 12 2,105 2.6% -31.4% 13 10
17 Ram 503 1.5% 80.3% 16 1,371 1.7% 36.6% 20 20
18 Great Wall 476 1.5% 65.9% 19 1,683 2.1% 21.0% 15 18
19 Subaru 405 1.2% 21.3% 17 1,423 1.7% 8.1% 19 19
20 Mercedes 350 1.1% 42.9% 24 928 1.1% 2.0% 22 22
21 ChangAn 342 1.1% -17.2% 13 1,595 1.9% -28.2% 17 14
22 BMW 325 1.0% 14.4% 31 716 0.9% -0.3% 24 27
23 DongFeng 256 0.8% 18.0% 25 840 1.0% -5.8% 23 23
24 Renault 247 0.8% -39.9% 27 641 0.8% -64.1% 26 16
25 BAIC 200 0.6% 426.3% 35 348 0.4% 117.5% 35 38
26 Mitsubishi 184 0.6% -72.2% 20 1,128 1.4% -56.3% 21 9
27 Mahindra 178 0.5% 31.9% 30 391 0.5% -33.6% 32 30
28 KYC 174 0.5% 100.0% 22 526 0.6% 82.6% 29 33
29 Foton 166 0.5% 62.7% 23 712 0.9% 86.4% 25 32
30 Haval 161 0.5% 71.3% 33 403 0.5% -17.4% 31 31
31 Fiat 155 0.5% -13.4% 26 528 0.6% -15.9% 28 28
32 Jeep 154 0.5% 21.3% 28 578 0.7% 11.6% 27 29
33 Audi 153 0.5% 112.5% 32 349 0.4% 53.1% 34 36
34 Opel 150 0.5% 54.6% 38 353 0.4% 14.2% 33 34
35 JMC 145 0.4% 866.7% 40 191 0.2% 105.4% 38 n/a
36 GAC Motor 140 0.4% n/a 41 217 0.3% n/a 37 n/a
37 Honda 119 0.4% -51.8% 29 425 0.5% -42.9% 30 24
38 Volvo 81 0.2% 32.8% 36 234 0.3% -2.9% 36 35
39 Skoda 50 0.2% 117.4% 37 148 0.2% 78.3% 41 42
40 Seat 30 0.1% -46.4% 34 163 0.2% 3.8% 39 37
41 Land Rover 29 0.1% 31.8% 43 74 0.1% -9.8% 43 44
42 ZNA 26 0.1% 420.0% 45 57 0.1% 200.0% 44 52
43 Lexus 21 0.1% 23.5% 48 44 0.1% -15.4% 47 48
44 ZX Auto 14 0.0% 40.0% 52 34 0.0% -47.7% 50 43
45 Fuso 13 0.0% 1200.0% 53 19 0.0% 35.7% 52 50
46 Jetour 12 0.0% new 39 89 0.1% new 42 57
47 Alfa Romeo 12 0.0% 140.0% 47 26 0.0% 160.0% 51 53
48 Brilliance 9 0.0% -95.1% 42 157 0.2% -80.2% 40 26
49 Mini 9 0.0% -35.7% 44 50 0.1% -7.4% 45 45
50 DS 9 0.0% -47.1% 46 36 0.0% -25.0% 48 47
51 Porsche 9 0.0% -40.0% 50 34 0.0% -19.0% 49 46
52 Dodge 4 0.0% -81.8% 56 10 0.0% -90.7% 54 41
53 Maserati 3 0.0% 200.0% 59 6 0.0% -53.8% 58 55
54 Geely 2 0.0% -93.3% 51 16 0.0% -83.5% 53 40
55 Iveco 2 0.0% -33.3% 54 8 0.0% -11.1% 55 54
56 FAW 2 0.0% -92.6% 58 7 0.0% -94.9% 57 39
57 Ferrari 1 0.0% n/a 57 3 0.0% 0.0% 59 56
58 Lifan 0 0.0% -100.0% 49 46 0.1% 109.1% 46 49
59 Jaguar 0 0.0% -100.0% 55 8 0.0% -76.5% 56 51
60 Bentley 0 0.0% n/a 60 1 0.0% n/a 60 61
61 Rolls Royce 0 0.0% n/a 61 1 0.0% n/a 61 n/a
Total Chinese 7,784 23.9% 124.5% 19,955 24.3% 35.4%  –
Others 16 0.0% -42.9% 36 0.0% -64.0%  –

Chile March 2021 – models:

Pos Model Mar-21 % Feb 2021 % Pos FY20
1 MG ZS 1,397 4.3% 1 3,227 3.9% 1 3
2 Nissan Versa 1,015 3.1% n/a 1,551 1.9% 7 9
3 Chery Tiggo 2 989 3.0% 2 2,406 2.9% 2 12
4 Maxus T60 886 2.7% 5 1,820 2.2% 6 20
5 Toyota Hilux 862 2.7% 25 1,322 1.6% 9 2
6 Chevrolet Spark GT 851 2.6% 6 2,080 2.5% 5 8
7 Chevrolet Groove 776 2.4% 9 1,381 1.7% 8  –
8 Chevrolet N400 Max 698 2.1% 19 1,066 1.3% 15 n/a
9 Citroen Berlingo 594 1.8% 24 1,017 1.2% 17 n/a
10 Suzuki Baleno 591 1.8% 3 2,250 2.7% 3 4
11 Mazda CX-5 561 1.7% n/a 733 0.9% n/a 21
12 Nissan NP300/Navara 527 1.6% 13 1,278 1.6% 11 7
13 Nissan Kicks 480 1.5% n/a 947 1.2% 20 13
14 MG3 464 1.4% 12 1,072 1.3% 14 15
15 Hyundai Creta 449 1.4% n/a 763 0.9% n/a n/a
16 VW Gol 422 1.3% n/a 994 1.2% 18 n/a
17 Peugeot 3008 379 1.2% n/a 840 1.0% 24 n/a
18 Kia Soluto 365 1.1% 4 1,204 1.5% 13 22
19 Kia Morning 353 1.1% 11 1,280 1.6% 10 11
20 Ssangyong Grand Musso 340 1.0% 14 971 1.2% 19 n/a
n/a Ram 700 Pickup 332 1.0% n/a 594 0.7% n/a n/a
n/a Hyundai Porter 314 1.0% 18 730 0.9% n/a n/a
n/a Suzuki S-Presso 306 0.9% n/a 1,026 1.3% 16 n/a
n/a Peugeot Partner 293 0.9% 8 1,247 1.5% 12 16
n/a Ford Ranger 242 0.7% n/a 719 0.9% n/a 18
n/a Toyota RAV4 229 0.7% 20 944 1.2% 21 10
n/a Mazda BT-50 228 0.7% n/a 671 0.8% n/a n/a
n/a Ford Territory 225 0.7% 10 722 0.9% n/a n/a
n/a Kia Rio 218 0.7% 16 862 1.1% 22 6
n/a Great Wall Poer 213 0.7% n/a 497 0.6% n/a n/a
n/a VW Amarok 203 0.6% 21 570 0.7% n/a n/a
n/a Kia Frontier 153 0.5% n/a 373 0.5% n/a n/a
n/a Hyundai HD 35 149 0.5% n/a 365 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Mercedes Sprinter 133 0.4% n/a 333 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Peugeot 2008 111 0.3% 23 857 1.0% 23 n/a
n/a Mitsubishi L-200 100 0.3% 22 784 1.0% 25 1
n/a Hyundai H-1 99 0.3% n/a 354 0.4% n/a n/a
n/a Foton Midi 98 0.3% n/a 529 0.6% n/a n/a
n/a Chevrolet Sail 94 0.3% 7 2,200 2.7% 4 5
n/a Peugeot Expert 77 0.2% n/a 228 0.3% n/a n/a

Source: ANAC

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