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Brazil 1983: Fiat 147, Chevy Chevette and VW Gol on podium

Chevrolet Chevette and Fiat 147

The Fiat 147 is the best selling car in Brazil for the third consecutive year, with 105,779 units produced in 1983. The Chevrolet Chevette, boosted by its facelift, is #2 with 80,047 units and the VW Gol is slowly but surely continuing its progression (it would be #1 in 1987), up two spots this year at #3 with 71,695 units produced.

VW Gol

In 4th place, the VW Passat is also up two spots with 65,973 units, just above the VW Fusca at 65,789 and the VW Voyage at 62,462. The Chevrolet Monza is 7th at 56,669 units whereas the Ford Escort lands in the Top 10 for its very first year at #9 with 28,184 units.

Full Top 20 Ranking Table below.

Brazil Production Full Year 1983:

Pos Model 1983 1982 Pos
1 Fiat 147 105,779 110,336 1
2 Chevrolet Chevette 80,047 61,221 4
3 VW Gol 71,695 58,633 5
4 VW Passat 65,973 45,719 6
5 VW Sedan 1300/Fusca 65,789 64,984 3
6 VW Voyage 62,462 69,330 2
7 Chevrolet Monza 56,669 34,619 9
8 VW Del Rey 43,164 31,184 10
9 Ford Escort 28,184 0  –
10 Ford Corcel 27,466 42,358 7
11 Ford Belina 25,264 25,032 13
12 Fiat Panorama 22,220 27,469 11
13 VW Parati 22,050 12,168 17
14 VW Kombi 19,117 36,199 8
15 Chevrolet Opala 17,257 26,220 12
16 Chevrolet Picape 17,183 16,555 14
17 Ford F-100/1000 14,068 12,092 18
18 Chevrolet Caravan 11,061 15,069 15
19 Chevrolet Marajo 7,443 13,095 16
20 Fiat Pick-up 5,121 9,828 19

Source: Quatro Rodas

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