Toyota Argentina has announced that it has reached 140,000 units manufactured in 2018 in the industrial center in Zarate, Buenos Aires province, where it produces the Hiilux and SW4 models. It means new record for the brand, after 125,000 cars of 2017.
Unlike most automakers, last May the Japanese increased production rates. He went to send the unit each 90 seconds that is every one and a half minutes Hilux or SW4, a pickup truck and an SUV that is made there, leaves the conveyor.
70% exported to 21 countries Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, Toyota's exports represented 41% of total exports Argentinean car industry. Figures for 2018 will be known in the first days of January.
Despite the collapse of the market (in November -46%), 2018 good year for ToyotaUntil last month, I had Hilux not only as a leader in the mid-sized pickup truck segment, but also the entire market (with 32,400 patented units), including cars.
In this overall ranking, the second is Etioswith 31,354 copies, followed by a Ford Ka with 29,432 items
at Argentina Products manufactured in Zarate have prices that vary between 852 000 US dollars and 1 796 000 US dollars in the case of Hilux and 1,296,000 USD for SW4.