Renault takes a commanding lead in Uruguay in February, potentially thanks to the Kwid.
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The Uruguayan new car market is down 12% year-on-year in February to 3.440 registrations, pulling the year-to-date volume into negative territory at -3.3% to 7.526 units. Renault snaps the brands lead thanks to sales surging 120% year-on-year to a dominant 21.3% share, distancing the Fiat up an extravagant 524% to 18.9%. Renault (+108%) edges past Fiat (+226%) for just 7 sales to also grab the #1 spot YTD with 16.7% share. Below, Chevrolet (-54%) and Volkswagen (-48%) both freefall, while Nissan (+39%) rounds up the Top 5. Other great gainers include BMW (+110%), Citroen (+93%), JAC (+70%) and Lifan (+38%).
Previous month: Uruguay January 2018: Fiat (+118%) and Renault (+93%) shine
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