Toyota Argentina announced that it reached the 140 000 units manufactured in 2018 at its industrial center in Zárate, province of Buenos Aires, where it produces the Hiilux and SW4 models. it means one new record for the brand, after the 125,000 vehicles of 2017.
In contrast to most of the automotive companies, last May the Japanese had increased the pace of production. He spent dispatching a unit each 90 seconds, that is, each minute and a half The Hilux or SW4 assembly line, the pick-up and the SUV that are manufactured there, leave the line of assembly.
70% is exported to 21 countries Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, Toyota's exports represented the 41% of total exports of the Argentine automotive industry. The 2018 figures will be announced in the first days of January.
Despite the collapse of the market (in November of -46%), 2018 is one Good year for Toyota. Until last month I had at Hilux not only as a leader in the segment of average pick-ups, but also in the whole market (with 32,400 patented units), including performances.
In this total ranking, second is placed Etios, With 31,354 copies, followed by Ford Ka with 29,432 units.
in Argentina The products manufactured in Zárate have prices that oscillate between $ 852,000 and $ 1,796,000 in the case of Hilux, and of $ 1,296,000 for the SW4.