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Brazil 2002: VW Gol at 15%, Chevy Corsa #2

In 2002, nearly 1.4 million new cars changed hands in Brazil, 1,391,202 exactly. The VW Gol is the best selling car in the country for the 15th year at 208,300 sales for a 15% market share. The Chevrolet Corsa, based on a 10-year old model, takes the 2nd place with 9.5% share at 131,749 sales and manages to pass the Gol’s archenemy, the Fiat Palio, down to #3 with 130,814 sales and 9.4%.

The Chevrolet Celta is stable in 4th position at 105,440 sales (7.6%), followed by the Fiat Uno (7%) down two spots. All other models are under 5% share, including the Renault Clio (#7 at 2.9%) and the Peugeot 206 (#8 at 2.8%), up respectively 42% and 54% over last year.

Full Top 30 Ranking Table below.

Brazil Full Year 2002:

Pos Model 2002 % 02/01 2001 Pos
1 VW Gol 208,300 15.0% -22% 265,898 1
2 Chevrolet Corsa 131,749 9.5% n/a n/a
3 Fiat Palio 130,814 9.4% -20% 163,706 2
4 Chevrolet Celta 105,440 7.6% 17% 90,159 4
5 Fiat Uno 96,825 7.0% -15% 114,539 3
6 Ford Fiesta 66,926 4.8% 57% 42,559 7
7 Renault Clio 39,743 2.9% 42% 28,032 13
8 Peugeot 206 39,166 2.8% 54% 25,485 15
9 Chevolet Astra 36,735 2.6% n/a n/a
10 Fiat Siena 31,604 2.3% -7% 33,942 9
11 Fiat Palio Weekend 30,406 2.2% -18% 37,303 8
12 VW Golf 27,169 2.0% -17% 32,627 10
13 Fiat Strada 26,050 1.9% -10% 29,007 11
14 VW Polo 23,038 1.7% n/a n/a
15 VW Saveiro 22,614 1.6% -22% 28,831 12
16 VW Parati 22,393 1.6% -9% 24,697 16
17 Chevrolet S-10 21,307 1.5% -23% 27,511 14
18 Honda Civic 20,503 1.5% -4% 21,399 18
19 VW Santana 19,458 1.4% 4% 18,733 20
20 Ford Ka 18,413 1.3% 21% 15,193 25
21 Toyota Corolla 17,084 1.2% 41% 12,092 29
22 VW Kombi 16,424 1.2% -2% 16,679 23
23 Ford Focus 15,612 1.1% n/a n/a
24 Renault Scenic 13,858 1.0% -20% 17,333 21
25 Citroen Picasso 13,068 0.9% n/a n/a
26 Chevrolet Zafira 11,592 0.8% -14% 13,521 27
27 Fiat Doblo 10,151 0.7% n/a n/a
28 Ford Ranger 9,653 0.7% -31% 13,991 26
29 Audi A3 9,385 0.7% -18% 11,509 30
30 Mitsubishi L200 9,042 0.6% n/a n/a

Source: FENAVABRE

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