Utility Vehicle Sales in Guatemala Grow
Thursday, June 14, 2012
In the first 5 months of the year, importers sold 2,960 new trucks, an increase of 63% compared to the same period in 2011.
In the first 5 months of 2011 1,820 new trucks were sold meaning that the figures for the first 5 months of this year show an increase of 62.6%, despite rising fuel prices.

According to an article in Elperiodico.com.gt statistics from the Association of Importers and Distributors of Motor Vehicles (Aidva) SUV sales lead the automotive market. Then follows pick-ups with 2,184 new units (8.3% more compared with the 2017 units sold up to May 17, 2011).

In another market segment, most noteworthy are sales of hatchbacks with 1.847 units, a growth of 80 percent compared to the .026 units sold during the first 5 months of last year.
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