Mexican vehicle sales fall 10.2% in October  [ Mexico ]

On November 3, the Mexican automotive association AMIA reported sales of 123,318 light vehicles in October, representing a 10.2% decrease from the same month in 2016.
Sales had fallen 11.5% in September after Mexico suffered three major earthquakes with magnitudes between 6.1 and 8.1 in the month.
Sales of 1,230,166 vehicles through the first ten months of 2017 represent a 2.1% decrease from the same period in 2016.
Volkswagen Group sales of 18,739 units in October had decreased 8.9% from the same month in 2016.
General Motors sold 21,829 units in October, a decrease of 14.3% from last year.
Ford sold 6,426 units, a decrease of 27.2%, and FCA sold 8,493 units, a decrease of 1.8%.
Nissan sales of 27,277 units in October decreased 23.5% from the same month last year.
Toyota sold 7,713 units, a decrease of 10.0% from 2016, and Honda sold 6,916 units, a decrease of 5.0% from October 2016.
Mazda sales increased 2.3% to 4,510 units.
Now manufacturing in Mexico, Kia sold 7,603 units in October, an increase of 26.5% from 2016, and 70,818 units in the first ten months of 2017, up 51.9% from the same period a year earlier.
Hyundai sales increased 33.8% to 4,303 units in October.

October vehicle sales in Mexico

2017
Oct
2016
Oct
Change 2017
YTD
2016
YTD
Change
Cars 76,576 87,884 -12.9% 793,002 835,612 -5.1%
Light Trucks 46,742 49,499 -5.6% 437,164 420,877 3.9%
Total 123,318 137,383 -10.2% 1,230,166 1,256,489 -2.1%

Source: AMIA

(AMIA release from November 3, 2017)

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