TURIN – Stellantis confirms its leadership position in 2022 in sales for all of South America, driven by the success in Brazil of the Fiat Strada compact pick-up, the most purchased car in the country, and Jeep’s leadership among SUVs with a historic record. of Peugeot transmission. The group repeated the results of last year, a total of 23.12% of registrations in the whole continent, and the first place was confirmed again by Brazil and Argentina and beat Chile. Overall, Stellantis delivered 843,000 vehicles in South America in 2022, of which 646,700 in Brazil, with a domestic market of 32.9%, 116,700 in Argentina (30.7%), 46,700 in Chile (10.9%) and 33,700 in other continental countries. In detail, in Brazil the Fiat brand confirmed its leadership position with 430,000 units sold (21.9% share), of which 112,463 were Fiat Stradas, the most popular car on the domestic market for the second year in a row. The results of the city SUV Mobi (72,760 units) and the compact Argo (64,022 units) were also significant.
the leader in SUVs, The Jeep brand delivered a total of 137,444 vehicles in 2022 (20% of the market), with the Compass and Commander models leading the pack. Historical confirmation, then, of Peugeot: House of the Lion achieved a record year with 41,740 cars (+41% in 2021, with a share of 2.1%) and 208 purchased by 29,901 drivers. With Citro‰n growth of 37%, thanks to the launch of the Novo C3, registered in 10,835 specimens. A strong performance also for the US brand Ram, with +81% over the previous year and 5,056 products delivered. In Argentina, the Stellantis group in 2022 delivered 116,000 cars and commercial vehicles, equivalent to 30.7% of the market. The best-selling Cronos was the subcompact Cronos, first in the standings for 30 consecutive months: it reached 38,000 units, ahead of the group’s other model, the Peugeot 208, second overall with 25,649 units.
In the premium sectorLeading DS and DS7 Crossback and DS3 Crossback SUVs. It should be emphasized that in Argentina Fiat has recorded the production of 250,000 Cronos at the Ferreyra plant in 2022, while Peugeot has assembled the 100,000th 208 at the El Palomar plant.