Market surges 58.1%, Fiat Cronos and Toyota lead, Ford Maverick in Top 15 – Best Selling Cars Blog

Market surges 58.1%, Fiat Cronos and Toyota lead, Ford Maverick in Top 15 – Best Selling Cars BlogThe Ford Maverick is an instant success in Argentina.

35,092 new light vehicles found a home in Argentina in May, a spectacular 58.1% year-on-year jump on a May 2021 impacted by Covid restrictions and dealership closures. The year-to-date volume tilts into positive at +2% to 173,970 units. Toyota (+63%) beats the market to cement its dominance at 21.2% share vs. 19.2% year-to-date. Fiat (+92.9%) does even better to stay in 2nd place while Volkswagen (+15.6%) – in difficulty, Renault (+81.3%) and Chevrolet (+62.9%) follow. As a result Volkswagen leaps up to third place year-to-date. Mercedes (+103.3%) and Ford (+99.2%) score the largest gains in the Top 10, with Peugeot (+77.5%) also outracing the market but Nissan (-2.7%) in a rut.

Over in the models aisle, the Fiat Cronos (+42.4%) easily holds onto the top spot with 7.1% share while the Toyota Hilux (+12.7%) climbs back onto the 2nd place it held over the Full Year 2021. The Chevrolet Cruze (+199.3%) is up one spot on April to #3 just as the Peugeot 208 (+141.6%) is down two to #4. The VW Amarok (+12.3%) trails the market year-on-year but gains one rank on last month to #5, overtaking the Toyota Etios (+44%). The Toyota Yaris (+101.1%), Renault Sandero/Stepway (+203.7%), Toyota Corolla Cross (+225.7%) ad Renault Kangoo (+81.4%) close out the Top 10 in extravagant fashion. The VW Taos is up four spots to lead recent launches at #13 above the Ford Maverick up 28 ranks to #15 and the Fiat Pulse up 18 to #17.

Previous month: Argentina April 2022: Peugeot (+60.2%), Mercedes (+32.9%) defy market down -2.6%

One year ago: Argentina May 2021: Toyota back in charge, Corolla Cross inside Top 20

Full May 2022 Top 45 All-brands and Top 170 All-models below.

Argentina May 2022 – brands:

Pos Brand May-22 % /21 Apr 2022 % /21 Pos FY21
1 Toyota 7,428 21.2% 63.0% 1 33,332 19.2% 3.4% 1 1
2 Fiat 4,774 13.6% 92.9% 2 27,500 15.8% 26.1% 2 3
3 Volkswagen 4,566 13.0% 15.6% 3 17,872 10.3% -35.9% 3 2
4 Renault   3,269 9.3% 81.3% 4 15,418 8.9% 4.5% 5 4
5 Chevrolet 3,047 8.7% 62.9% 6 12,280 7.1% -14.5% 6 6
6 Ford 2,350 6.7% 99.2% 7 11,173 6.4% -15.1% 7 5
7 Peugeot 2,279 6.5% 77.5% 5 15,766 9.1% 51.3% 4 7
8 Mercedes 1,100 3.1% 103.3% 9 4,991 2.9% 30.2% 10 11
9 Nissan 1,008 2.9% -2.7% 8 6,132 3.5% 5.3% 8 8
10 Jeep 792 2.3% 23.2% 11 4,615 2.7% 6.8% 11 10
11 Citroen 776 2.2% 52.5% 10 5,953 3.4% 44.7% 9 9
12 Iveco 512 1.5% 70.7% 12 2,136 1.2% 19.4% 12 12
13 Scania 119 0.3% 21.4% 13 666 0.4% 16.8% 13 14
14 Honda 84 0.2% 0.0% 14 477 0.3% -41.1% 16 13
15 Volvo 76 0.2% 18.8% 17 437 0.3% 0.5% 17 17
16 Hyundai 76 0.2% 68.9% 18 369 0.2% 24.7% 20 19
17 DS 75 0.2% 97.4% 15 349 0.2% 23.3% 21 20
18 Chery 71 0.2% 65.1% 16 488 0.3% 22.6% 14 16
19 BMW 70 0.2% 2.9% 21 407 0.2% 30.4% 18 18
20 Ram 67 0.2% 36.7% 19 487 0.3% 31.6% 15 15
21 Agrale 62 0.2% 0.0% 22 378 0.2% 10.5% 19 22
22 Kyc 38 0.1% 192.3% 24 150 0.1% 127.3% 23 25
23 Audi 38 0.1% 31.0% 23 131 0.1% -68.4% 24 21
24 Kia 35 0.1% 12.9% 20 334 0.2% 28.0% 22 23
25 Lexus 31 0.1% 82.4% 30 86 0.0% -35.8% 29 26
26 Zanella 23 0.1% 2200.0% 29 101 0.1% 1022.2% 27 37
27 Shineray 22 0.1% 175.0% 28 115 0.1% 109.1% 25 29
28 DongFeng (DFSK+DFM) 21 0.1% -32.3% 25 110 0.1% -26.7% 26 24
29 BAIC 18 0.1% 63.6% 27 74 0.0% 12.1% 30 27
30 Mini 15 0.0% 36.4% 32 61 0.0% 60.5% 33 30
31 Subaru 13 0.0% -27.8% 34 47 0.0% 11.9% 36 33
32 Foton  12 0.0% 200.0% 26 91 0.1% 193.5% 28 28
33 Changan 12 0.0% 71.4% 35 51 0.0% 6.3% 35 34
34 JAC 10 0.0% 0.0% 31 62 0.0% -7.5% 31 32
35 Mitsubishi 10 0.0% 150.0% 37 46 0.0% 15.0% 37 35
36 Haval  8 0.0% -11.1% 36 61 0.0% -19.7% 32 31
37 Hino 7 0.0% 40.0% 40 28 0.0% -28.2% 40 36
38 Jetour 5 0.0% 25.0% 33 53 0.0% 112.0% 34 39
39 Alfa Romeo 5 0.0% 400.0% 39 28 0.0% 75.0% 39 42
40 JMC 4 0.0% n/a 44 10 0.0% 42.9% 44 45
41 Suzuki 3 0.0% 200.0% 38 34 0.0% 54.5% 38 40
42 Isuzu 3 0.0% -50.0% 45 15 0.0% -60.5% 41 38
43 Sany 3 0.0% n/a 47 7 0.0% n/a 47 47
44 Porsche 2 0.0% n/a 42 9 0.0% 125.0% 46 46
45 Zoomlion 1 0.0% n/a 48 3 0.0% n/a 49  –
46 Man 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 56  –
 – Otros 29 0.1% #DIV/0!  – 29 0.0%  n/a  –  –

Argentina May 2022 – models:

Pos Model May-22 % /21 Apr 2022 % /21 Pos FY21
1 Fiat Cronos 2,503 7.1% 42.4% 1 20,128 11.6% 23.9% 1 1
2 Toyota Hilux 1,850 5.3% 12.7% 3 9,972 5.7% -13.4% 3 2
3 Chevrolet Cruze 1,763 5.0% 199.3% 4 6,855 3.9% 78.4% 6 11
4 Peugeot 208 1,626 4.6% 141.6% 2 11,146 6.4% 68.8% 2 4
5 VW Amarok 1,614 4.6% 12.3% 6 8,541 4.9% -2.4% 4 3
6 Toyota Etios 1,601 4.6% 44.0% 5 7,581 4.4% 11.2% 5 7
7 Toyota Yaris 1,307 3.7% 101.1% 11 4,269 2.5% -18.9% 10 8
8 Renault Sandero/Stepway 1,078 3.1% 203.7% 8 5,174 3.0% 78.3% 8 13
9 Toyota Corolla Cross 1,000 2.8% 225.7% 10 4,208 2.4% 1270.7% 11 23
10 Renault Kangoo 927 2.6% 81.4% 9 5,046 2.9% 77.2% 9 12
11 Toyota Corolla 852 2.4% 141.4% 12 4,181 2.4% -11.8% 12 9
12 Ford Ranger 725 2.1% 53.9% 7 5,384 3.1% -8.3% 7 6
13 VW Taos 610 1.7% new 17 2,701 1.6% new 16 39
14 Nissan Frontier 557 1.6% 152.0% 15 2,712 1.6% 56.0% 15 15
15 Ford Maverick 543 1.5% new 43 819 0.5% new 40  –
16 VW Polo 495 1.4% 203.7% 36 917 0.5% -35.8% 38 37
17 Fiat Pulse 490 1.4% new 35 684 0.4% new 42  –
18 Ford Territory 471 1.3% 268.0% 34 1,638 0.9% 100.0% 28 40
19 Chevrolet Onix 438 1.2% -22.8% 16 1,970 1.1% -61.9% 21 10
20 VW Gol 432 1.2% -65.5% 13 1,965 1.1% -74.4% 22 5
21 Fiat Toro 426 1.2% 21.4% 20 1,985 1.1% -15.5% 20 22
22 Renault Logan 424 1.2% 124.3% 22 2,196 1.3% 32.0% 18 24
23 Mercedes Sprinter 411 1.2% 98.6% 23 1,873 1.1% 41.3% 24 28
24 Citroen C4 Cactus 397 1.1% 70.4% 14 3,245 1.9% 77.6% 13 16
25 VW Nivus 383 1.1% 60.3% 24 1,277 0.7% -47.2% 32 19
26 Jeep Renegade 379 1.1% -8.5% 26 2,996 1.7% 15.8% 14 14
27 Ford Ecosport 367 1.0% 511.7% 18 2,324 1.3% 27.6% 17 27
28 VW T-Cross 356 1.0% 24.9% 19 903 0.5% -68.1% 39 25
29 Peugeot Partner 335 1.0% 65.0% 27 2,044 1.2% 30.1% 19 20
30 Jeep Compass 316 0.9% 40.4% 30 1,316 0.8% -20.1% 31 29
31 Fiat Mobi 316 0.9% 4414.3% 37 1,199 0.7% 195.3% 34 52
32 Toyota SW4 315 0.9% 25.5% 25 1,831 1.1% -24.2% 25 21
33 Renault Alaskan 315 0.9% 160.3% 29 1,647 0.9% 58.1% 27 30
34 Nissan Kicks 282 0.8% -40.8% 28 1,945 1.1% -19.0% 23 18
35 Citroen Berlingo 277 0.8% 130.8% 33 1,819 1.0% 165.5% 26 34
36 Chevrolet S10 272 0.8% 63.9% 32 1,203 0.7% -11.9% 33 35
37 Chevrolet Tracker 244 0.7% -3.9% 21 1,511 0.9% -45.8% 29 17
38 Fiat Strada 230 0.7% 44.7% 31 1,389 0.8% 8.0% 30 31
39 VW Virtus 206 0.6% 90.7% 44 396 0.2% -61.7% 52 42
40 Fiat Fiorino 166 0.5% 93.0% 38 399 0.2% -37.9% 51 43
41 Peugeot 2008 151 0.4% 62.4% 42 1,184 0.7% 8.3% 35 36
42 Ford Transit 113 0.3% 94.8% 39 552 0.3% 34.0% 44 54
43 Iveco Daily 112 0.3% 128.6% 41 534 0.3% 67.4% 45 47
44 Toyota Hiace 101 0.3% 57.8% 54 387 0.2% 119.9% 53 56
45 Renault Duster 98 0.3% 50.8% 151 181 0.1% -81.0% 67 41
46 Jeep Commander 95 0.3% new 53 268 0.2% new 60  –
47 Ford Bronco  89 0.3% new 65 602 0.3% new 43 50
48 Renault Captur 89 0.3% -4.3% 46 530 0.3% -41.6% 46 44
49 Chevrolet Spin 88 0.3% 282.6% 51 292 0.2% -24.2% 58 62
50 Nissan Versa 80 0.2% -36.0% 40 962 0.6% -5.2% 36 32
51 Hyundai Creta 76 0.2% 153.3% 49 358 0.2% 64.2% 55 60
52 Fiat Argo 74 0.2% 184.6% 45 941 0.5% 48.2% 37 49
53 Nissan Sentra 69 0.2% 46.8% 52 433 0.2% 60.4% 48 55
54 Honda HR-V 69 0.2% 165.4% 47 401 0.2% 5.2% 50 53
55 Ram 1500 66 0.2% 83.3% 50 482 0.3% 37.7% 47 51
56 Peugeot Expert 66 0.2% 371.4% 56 248 0.1% 259.4% 61 79
57 Peugeot 3008 63 0.2% 96.9% 48 241 0.1% 66.2% 62 65
58 Citroen Jumpy 59 0.2% 883.3% 63 239 0.1% 582.9% 63 83
59 Chery Tiggo 4 55 0.2% 189.5% 57 284 0.2% 110.4% 59 68
60 DS 7 39 0.1% 105.3% 55 218 0.1% 21.1% 65 69
61 Toyota RAV4 39 0.1% -46.6% 60 162 0.1% -18.6% 69 59
62 Kyc Mamut 38 0.1% 192.3% 67 150 0.1% 127.3% 70 84
63 Renault Duster Oroch 36 0.1% -56.1% 58 311 0.2% -81.6% 56 38
64 DS 3 Crossback 35 0.1% 84.2% 62 121 0.1% 17.5% 77 80
65 Fiat Ducato 34 0.1% 47.8% 78 122 0.1% -9.6% 76 77
66 VW Saveiro 33 0.1% -60.7% 61 310 0.2% -56.7% 57 48
67 Chevrolet Equinox 28 0.1% 366.7% 69 147 0.1% 0.0% 71 92
68 Peugeot Boxer 23 0.1% 76.9% 59 164 0.1% -6.3% 68 71
69 Coradir S2-100 23 0.1% n/a 102 33 0.0% n/a 117  –
70 Citroen Jumper 22 0.1% 69.2% 64 145 0.1% 29.5% 72 74
71 Zanella Z Truck  22 0.1% 2100.0% 79 100 0.1% 809.1% 78 119
72 VW Tiguan 22 0.1% -66.2% 115 52 0.0% -90.6% 96 57
73 BMW X1 21 0.1% 31.3% 77 77 0.0% 148.4% 84 115
74 Mercedes GLA 21 0.1% 61.5% 83 50 0.0% -18.0% 97 101
75 Ford F-150 19 0.1% -51.3% 74 238 0.1% 33.7% 64 63
76 Nissan X-Trail 19 0.1% 171.4% 89 80 0.0% 0.0% 83 93
77 Mercedes GLC 19 0.1% 90.0% 68 65 0.0% 38.3% 89 96
78 Ford Kuga 18 0.1% 0.0% 75 133 0.1% -25.3% 74 76
79 Shineray T30 18 0.1% 157.1% 82 94 0.1% 276.0% 79 107
80 Lexus UX 16 0.0% 220.0% 125 40 0.0% -47.4% 104 112
81 Audi A4 16 0.0% 700.0% 101 28 0.0% -42.9% 122 129
82 Chery Tiggo 2 15 0.0% 150.0% 72 187 0.1% 88.9% 66 81
83 Mercedes Vito 15 0.0% 15.4% 73 135 0.1% 110.9% 73 98
84 BMW 3 Series 15 0.0% 25.0% 88 65 0.0% -4.4% 90 94
85 BAIC X35 14 0.0% 366.7% 107 53 0.0% 211.8% 93 135
86 Toyota C-HR 14 0.0% 133.3% 99 36 0.0% -14.3% 110 105
87 Chevrolet Trailblazer 13 0.0% 30.0% 96 86 0.0% -47.2% 82 73
88 BMW X2 12 0.0% n/a 93 53 0.0% 140.9% 94 128
89 Citroen C4 Lounge 11 0.0% -69.4% 80 367 0.2% 7.6% 54 58
90 BMW 1 Series 11 0.0% -26.7% 85 94 0.1% 34.3% 80 88
91 Changan MD201  11 0.0% 120.0% 109 42 0.0% 61.5% 102 118
92 Kia Carnival 11 0.0% 1000.0% 66 42 0.0% 250.0% 103 180
93 Audi Q3 11 0.0% 22.2% 90 35 0.0% -59.3% 111 97
94 Mini Cooper 11 0.0% 10.0% 111 35 0.0% 34.6% 112 103
95 Mitsubishi L200 10 0.0% 150.0% 103 46 0.0% 17.9% 101 109
96 Subaru XV 10 0.0% 42.9% 112 20 0.0% 33.3% 133 145
97 Mercedes AMG GT 10 0.0% 66.7% 106 18 0.0% -45.5% 135 211
98 Kia K2500 9 0.0% -18.2% 71 132 0.1% 73.7% 75 89
99 Citroen C5 Aircross 9 0.0% 28.6% 81 65 0.0% -52.2% 91 75
100 Peugeot 408 8 0.0% 300.0% 76 407 0.2% 971.1% 49 121
101 Renault Master 8 0.0% -20.0% 87 66 0.0% -64.1% 88 78
102 Foton Tm1 8 0.0% 300.0% 113 47 0.0% 261.5% 100 111
103 Honda CR-V 8 0.0% 166.7% 121 22 0.0% -76.1% 128 104
104 Honda Fit 7 0.0% -84.1% 98 48 0.0% -81.1% 98 67
105 DFSK C31 7 0.0% -50.0% 104 39 0.0% -43.5% 105 95
106 Kia Seltos 7 0.0% n/a 152 30 0.0% 150.0% 119 166
107 Mercedes A Class 6 0.0% -62.5% 86 74 0.0% 7.2% 85 72
108 Haval H2 6 0.0% 50.0% 114 39 0.0% 2.6% 106 110
109 DFSK C35 6 0.0% 20.0% 130 23 0.0% -34.3% 127 108
110 Volvo XC40 6 0.0% 100.0%  – 16 0.0% -56.8% 137 113
111 Agrale Marrua 6 0.0% n/a  – 6 0.0% n/a 165  –
112 Kia Rio 5 0.0% -37.5% 84 91 0.1% 42.2% 81 90
113 Jetour X70 5 0.0% 25.0% 92 53 0.0% 112.0% 95 127
114 Audi A1 5 0.0% -44.4% 94 38 0.0% -69.4% 107 87
115 BMW 2 Series 5 0.0% -54.5% 108 37 0.0% -35.1% 108 91
116 JAC S2 5 0.0% 66.7% 110 30 0.0% 3.4% 120 130
117 DFSK C32 5 0.0% -16.7% 124 29 0.0% -6.5% 121 116
118 Peugeot 5008 5 0.0% 0.0% 100 24 0.0% -11.1% 125 123
119 Lexus NX 5 0.0% 150.0% 117 22 0.0% -15.4% 129 137
120 Lexus RX 5 0.0% 150.0% 133 13 0.0% 0.0% 144 164
121 Volvo XC60 4 0.0% 100.0% 123 35 0.0% 94.4% 113 147
122 Mini Countryman 4 0.0% 300.0% 120 26 0.0% 136.4% 123 154
123 Alfa Romeo Giulia 4 0.0% 300.0% 129 22 0.0% 120.0% 130 153
124 Shineray G01 4 0.0% n/a 165 7 0.0% 40.0% 160 192
125 Mercedes GLB 3 0.0% -70.0% 97 69 0.0% -22.5% 87 82
126 VW Vento 3 0.0% -94.3% 91 57 0.0% -83.8% 92 61
127 Suzuki Jimny 3 0.0% n/a 119 34 0.0% 126.7% 116 136
128 Ford Ka 3 0.0% -97.2% 155 18 0.0% -99.5% 136 26
129 BAIC X55 3 0.0% 200.0% 118 15 0.0% 87.5% 138 140
130 Mercedes C Class 3 0.0% 50.0%  – 11 0.0% -8.3% 146 152
131 Audi Q8 3 0.0% n/a  – 4 0.0% -85.2% 179 155
132 Peugeot 308 2 0.0% -97.1% 70 738 0.4% -13.5% 41 45
133 BMW 4 Series 2 0.0% 0.0% 138 37 0.0% 1133.3% 109 183
134 Kia Sportage 2 0.0% -71.4% 140 32 0.0% -22.0% 118 106
135 Subaru Forester 2 0.0% -75.0% 153 24 0.0% 26.3% 126 133
136 Haval H6 2 0.0% 0.0% 141 22 0.0% 46.7% 131 156
137 JAC S3 2 0.0% 100.0% 116 19 0.0% 111.1% 134 160
138 Foton Gratour T3 2 0.0% 0.0% 132 11 0.0% -15.4% 147  –
139 JAC T6 2 0.0% 0.0% 143 11 0.0% -15.4% 148  –
140 Chevrolet Prisma 2 0.0% -60.0% 135 8 0.0% -84.6% 157 120
141 Lexus IS 2 0.0% -60.0% 148 6 0.0% -25.0% 166 167
142 Toyota Camry  2 0.0% n/a  – 5 0.0% n/a 172 194
143 Mercedes GLE  2 0.0% n/a  – 2 0.0% -60.0% 192 144
144 Citroen C3 1 0.0% -98.1% 122 71 0.0% -88.4% 86 46
145 BMW X3 1 0.0% -90.0% 154 22 0.0% 4.8% 132 139
146 Jeep Gladiator  1 0.0% 0.0%  – 15 0.0% 275.0% 139 141
147 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1 0.0% n/a 156 14 0.0% 75.0% 141 146
148 Audi Q5 1 0.0% -50.0% 126 10 0.0% -78.3% 149 102
149 Nissan Leaf 1 0.0% n/a 127 10 0.0% 400.0% 150 191
150 Changan M201 1 0.0% 0.0% 144 9 0.0% -10.0% 154  –
151 VW Golf 1 0.0% -90.0% 134 9 0.0% -94.3% 155 85
152 BMW X4 1 0.0% 0.0%  – 7 0.0% -36.4% 161 176
153 Kia Cerato 1 0.0% -50.0% 146 7 0.0% -84.8% 162 114
154 Alfa Romeo Stelvio 1 0.0% n/a 147 6 0.0% 0.0% 167 174
155 Audi A6 1 0.0% 0.0%  – 5 0.0% -44.4% 173 178
156 Mercedes E Class 1 0.0% 0.0% 136 5 0.0% 66.7% 174 195
157 Porsche Macan 1 0.0% n/a 164 5 0.0% 400.0% 175 228
158 Ram 2500 1 0.0% -92.3%  – 5 0.0% -75.0% 176 126
159 Isuzu Dmax 1 0.0% -66.7%  – 3 0.0% -75.0% 182  –
160 Porsche 911 1 0.0% n/a 149 3 0.0% 200.0% 183 212
161 Subaru WRX 1 0.0% n/a 150 3 0.0% n/a 184  –
162 Audi Q7 1 0.0% n/a  – 2 0.0% -66.7% 193 184
163 BMW 5 Series 1 0.0% n/a  – 2 0.0% 0.0% 194 207
164 Lexus RC 1 0.0% 0.0%  – 2 0.0% -33.3% 195 202
165 BAIC X65 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 207 271
166 Chery Tiggo 3 1 0.0% -87.5%  – 1 0.0% -96.8% 208 134
167 JAC S5 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 209 238
168 Lexus ES 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% 0.0% 210 240
169 Lexus LC 1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% n/a 211 232
170 VW Voyage 1 0.0% -50.0%  – 1 0.0% -98.3% 212 124
171 DS 4 1 0.0% new  – 1 0.0% new 213  –
172 Zanella Z Truck Duo  1 0.0% n/a  – 1 0.0% -75.0% 214  –

Source: ACARA