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Car sales record record increase in 2018 despite the first decline in two years | economy


The National Automotive Association of Chile (ANAC) issued its November report on Friday. In this report, for the first time in two years sales of new vehicles fell 2.7%.

According to the report, the decrease is the effect of a decrease in consumer confidence and two days of work before the weekend.

José Manuel González, director of automotive division at Tanner, said:, The decline in the sale of new cars has been a part of the cycle, but not worrying, because of the speed at which the industry is growing. He recalls that November had begun in the 5 th and at the same time that the dollar was face to face with the appreciation of the dollar, "he said.

In this scenario, it was closed with November 2018 33,518 units have been sold. By the way, annual sales 382,057 vehicles to accumulate The company, newly marketed in Chile, registered a record increase of 17.1% compared to the same period of 2017.

Despite the contraction in the eleventh month of the year, the automotive sector is projecting for 2018.

González said, u Probably in the coming months there will be normalization in the market, there will be a moderate increase in the sale of new cars, after a few months of progress, a very challenging comparison scenario will emerge, Gon said González.

Best selling cars between January and October Chevrolet Sailing, Kia Rio, Kia Morning, Suzuki Swift and Toyota Yaris. Most preferred SUVs for their part Toyota RAV4, Nissan Qashqai, Hyundai Tucson, Mazda CX5 and Nissan Kicks.

Managed by trucks year by year Mitsubishi L200, Toyota Hilux, Nissan NP300, Ssangyong Actyon and Chevrolet D-MAX. And in the commercial vehicle segment, focused on sales Peugeot Partner, Citroen Berlingo, Foton Midi and Chevrolet N300 Max.

"As a result expected This low activity, which is new, could increase the sale of used carssaid that although they have had a reverse growth market and a modest performance in the last two years, they have great growth potential in terms of both sales and financing.

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