The market for 0 km cars continues to grow despite the limited supply and the delays suffered by almost all brands in the delivery of the units.
The Association of Car Dealers of the Argentine Republic (ACARA) informs that in May they were patented 39,549 unitswhich represents an 11.8% increase from the 35,368 registered in 2022.
When compared to the April exercise, the increase is 13.7%, as 34,774 units had been patented.
Thus, in the cumulative five months of the year, the patents were 195,078 units11.8% more than in the same period of 2022 in which 174,527 vehicles were registered.
By ACARA they indicate that they are working proposals to stimulate the marketsuch as the increase in deductions and the improvement in the depreciation of cars purchased in circulation and the incentive for their financing through the CreAr lines, promoted by the Ministry of Industry at a subsidized rate.
The scene is still clearly dominated by domestically produced vehicleswhich currently exceed 64% of patents.
Toyota was once again the best-selling brand, with 8,032 units; almost double that of Fiat, second with 4,845 patented units. In third place was Renault with 4,536 interventions.
The accumulated ranking is comfortably dominated by the Japanese brand (40,493 units) which has three models in the top 10 sales. The immediate tracker is Fiat (26,968) which goes strong with the Cronos, the best-selling vehicle on the market. While Volkswagenwhich has just launched Gol’s replacement, closes the podium with 22,014 patented units.
As for the models, the Fiat Chrono continues its unstoppable march to establish itself for the third consecutive year as the king of the transfer market. The sedan manufactured at the Ferreyra, Córdoba plant amassed 3,684 patents as of May.
He Peugeot 208 it followed closely and ended the year with 3,677 patented units. while the volkswagen amarok (2,829) won the fight against the hilux toyota (2,815), which continues to be the best-selling pick-up in the country (12,598 against 11,610).
Below, the 10 best-selling models of May:
1- Fiat Crono: 3,684 units
2-Peugeot 208: 3,677 units
3-Volkswagen Amarok: 2,829 units
4-Toyota Hilux: 2,815 units
5-Toyota Etios: 1,986 units
6-Renault Kangoo II: 1,680 units
7- Ford Ranger: 1,609 units
8- Nissan Frontier: 1,232 units
9-Chevrolet Cruze: 1,114 units
10-Renault Sandero: 1,039 units
Ben Stock is a journalist working for News Rebeat, where he covers the automobile section. With a passion for cars and the industry, Ben brings insightful and in-depth reporting to his readers.