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Peru 9 months 2005: Toyota places Hilux, Yaris & Corolla on top

Toyota Yaris in Cuzco, Peru December 2005

With 16,494 registrations during the first 9 months of 2005, the Peruvian market is up 48% over the same period in 2004. It is the best year since the record established in 1998 (34,697 registrations). Toyota dominates with a 28% market share: it places the Hilux on top of the general ranking (1,483 sales and 9%) and the Yaris (1,026 sales) and Corolla (697 sales) on top of the passenger cars ranking.

The Nissan Frontier is the 3rd vehicle to sell over 1,000 units over the period (1,027), whereas the Suzuki Grand Nomade (aka Vitara) is the best selling 4WD and 5th overall with 455 sales. Full Top 25 Ranking Table below.

Peru Top 25 9 months 2005:

Pos Model 9m 2005 %
1 Toyota Hilux 1,483 9.0%
2 Nissan Frontier 1,027 6.2%
3 Toyota Yaris 1,026 6.2%
4 Toyota Corolla 697 4.2%
5 Suzuki Grand Nomade 455 2.8%
6 Mitsubishi L200 447 2.7%
7 VW Gol 442 2.7%
8 Suzuki Aerio 431 2.6%
9 Nissan Almera 294 1.8%
10 Ford Ranger 288 1.7%
11 VW Polo 284 1.7%
12 Kia Sorento 248 1.5%
13 Hyundai Tucson 248 1.5%
14 Toyota RAV4 237 1.4%
15 Toyota Land Cruiser 216 1.3%
16 Nissan X-Trail 209 1.3%
17 Hyundai Terracan 202 1.2%
18 Mitsubishi Montero 195 1.2%
19 Nissan Sentra 183 1.1%
20 Hyundai Accent 176 1.1%
21 Kia Rio 168 1.0%
22 Chevrolet Corsa 166 1.0%
23 Honda CR-V 130 0.8%
24 Kia K2700 120 0.7%
25 Suzuki Grand Vitara 112 0.7%

Source: Automas

Note: I took the picture above in Cuzco during my trip to Peru in December 2005. Thanks to Michael for keeping the lama close to the Yaris!

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