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Brazil 1995: VW Gol back to #1, Fiat Tipo leads for a month

1994 VW Gol

Thanks to the second generation launched last year, the VW Gol reclaims the title of best-selling car in Brazil in 1995 with 287,443 sales and 22.1% share, up 30% on 1994. The Gol was market leader 8 months out of 12 and peaked at 31,276 sales in August, its first time above 30,000 monthly units ever in Brazil.

The Fiat Uno drops to #2 this year at 250,464 sales and 19.3% share (+13%), it was #1 in February, March and October and reached 28,828 sales in November, its best ever volume in Brazil.

The Fiat Tipo led the Brazilian market in January 1995 with 13,298 sales.

The Fiat Tipo, imported from Italy, made the headlines in January when it simply took the leadership of the Brazilian market with 13,298 sales! It finishes the year in 5th position with 83,295 units. The Chevrolet Corsa is #3 at 152,000 sales, followed by the Ford Escort at 99,546. Another import, the VW Golf, does extremely well and ranks 6th with 46,622 sales ahead of the Fiat Tempra at 39,736.

Many thanks to Marcelo de Vasconcellos from The Truth About Cars for the tip!

Full Top 25 Ranking Table below.

Brazil Full Year 1995:

Pos Model 1995 % 95/94 1994 Pos
1 VW Gol 287,443 22.1% 30% 221,141 2
2 Fiat Uno 250,464 19.3% 13% 221,627 1
3 Chevrolet Corsa 152,000 11.7% 131% 65,846 5
4 Ford Escort 99,546 7.7% 13% 88,476 3
5 Fiat Tipo 83,295 6.4% 17% 71,148 4
6 VW Golf 46,622 3.6% 1085% 3,936 25
7 Fiat Tempra 39,736 3.1% -6% 42,423 8
8 Chevrolet Kadett 37,129 2.9% -26% 49,858 7
9 VW Santana 33,432 2.6% 94% 17,252 13
10 Chevrolet Monza 31,924 2.5% -49% 62,648 6
11 Ford Fiesta 29,246 2.3% new 0  –
12 Chevrolet Vectra 27,597 2.1% 9% 25,249 11
13 VW Parati 27,129 2.1% -17% 32,556 10
14 Chevrolet Astra 26,884 2.1% new 0  –
15 VW Logus 24,261 1.9% -38% 39,185 9
16 VW Pointer 21,353 1.6% 106% 10,351 17
17 VW Fusca 17,447 1.3% 1% 17,318 12
18 VW Quantum 11,674 0.9% 62% 7,225 21
19 Renault 19 11,379 0.9% 98% 5,733 23
20 Chevrolet Omega 10,108 0.8% -39% 16,452 14
21 Fiat Elba 9,687 0.7% -2% 9,929 18
22 VW Voyage 9,607 0.7% -8% 10,445 16
23 Ford Versailles 8,304 0.6% 1% 8,247 20
24 Asia Towner 7,960 0.6% n/a n/a  –
25 Ford Verona 6,940 0.5% -54% 15,142 15
Source: Quatro Roda
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