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Panama March 2011: Toyota Hilux leads, Nissan Navara strong

April 15, 2011 Leave a comment

Nissan Frontier

After a very strong showing by the Hyundai Tucson IX late last year, the Toyota Hilux reclaims the title of best selling vehicle in Panama over the first 3 months of 2011 with 693 sales, 127 units above the Tucson.

The Hyundai Accent GL is stable in 3rd place, the Nissan Navara is up 4 spots at #4 with 386 sales, same as the Toyota RAV4, #5 with 383 sales. The Hyundai Elantra reappears in the Top 10 at #7.

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Panama November 2010: Hyundai Tucson iX strong leader

December 4, 2010 Leave a comment

Even though the Toyota Hilux is still #1 over 11 months 2010 at 2,046 sales, the Hyundai Tucson iX (aka ix35) delivers an outstanding performance over October/November 2010 with 789 units sold, ahead of the Hyundai Accent (540), the Hilux coming in 3rd over the period at 397 sales.

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Panama 9 months 2010: Hilux, Tucson IX and Sportage dominate

December 1, 2010 Leave a comment

The Toyota Hilux comfortably leads the Panama car sales year-to-September 2010 with 1,925 registrations. However, looking at the Last 3 Months ranking (L3M), two new Korean SUVs are gearing up beautifully and could be a threat to the Toyota’s throne in 2011.

The Hyundai Tucson IX (aka ix35) is already #2 YTD with 1,257 sales, but with 536 sales in L3M it is very close to the Hilux (547). The Kia Sportage broke into the Top 10 recently and already ranks 6th YTD with 893 sales, of which approximately 500 should have occurred in L3M, positioning it in a very strong 3rd place.

October models figures are still to come but Hyundai announced that it had sold the most amount of cars in a single month by any brand, with 1,409 Hyundai’s sold in October 2010 in Panama (see illustration below).

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