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Once again, as the mainland US market continues to be very dynamic at +9% in June, Puerto Rican sales are down 2% year-on-year to 9,388 registrations. The year-to-date total is however still in positive halfway through 2013 at 49,540 units, up 2% on 2012. The Toyota Corolla confirms it’s the new darling of Puerto Rican car buyers, up to 7.7% share thanks to 725 sales in June and reinforcing its 2013 year-to-date leadership at 3,603 units and 7.3% vs. 2,814 and 5.7% for the Toyota Yaris, #1 in 2012 but down to #3 this month. But the big movements are below. Firstly, the Nissan Versa is up a further two spots on May to #2 with a formidable 508 sales and 5.4% share.
The big winner this month in Puerto Rico is Kia, up from #6 brand with 8.3% share in May to #2 at 13.9%! The Korean manufacturer places two models inside the Top 5: the Rio is up 2 ranks on last month to #4 at 422 units and 4.5%, while the new model pushes the Forte nameplate up a huge 24 spots to #5 with 333 sales and 3.5% and goes from #20 to #13 year-to-date as a result. But wait there’s more: the Kia Sorento is up 29 ranks to #15, the Sportage up 9 to #19 and the Sedona up… 153 spots to #21! Notice also the Mitsubishi Outlander up 37 to #12, only two American in the Top 20 as usual (Jeep Wrangler at #9 and Grand Cherokee at #18) and the Chevrolet Sonic up 29 to #33.
Previous month: Puerto Rico (USA) May 2013: Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Versa shine
Previous year: Puerto Rico Full Year 2012: Toyota Yaris and Corolla on top
Full June 2013 Top 192 All-models and Top 26 All-brands Ranking Tables below.