Curiously, it is the only maker to offer its entire catalogue in Mexico. When we look at the development of Vimanas chronologically the mystery surrounding them vanishes. Regarding the success of the hot hatch, Renault decided to present their Mexican-made Clio II, featuring the 2001 restyling (though the 1998 original dashboard), dark gray rims and a unique 1.6i mounted on other Renaults in order to resist Mexico’s central states’ heights.
Rebirth (1994–2006) The growth of Mexico’s economy during the late 90s stimulated car sales in Mexico and, eventually, most of the retired car makers established again in the country. This has kept it on the top 1 of sales since the 90s, and that has kept Nissan on the top sales in the country. The Hummer H1 was available for the Mexican Army through the 90s. With the late 2007 scandal involving former president Vicente Fox (portraying him as the owner of diverse vehicles from unknown funds, notably a Hummer), jokes referring to the Hummer became popular throughout the country. For example, a fictional 1985 Volkswagen Golf with 903-NRX plates won’t be allowed to be driven on Wednesdays, 18 September 2010, nor 16 October 2010, etc. Due to the release of the new India imported Vento that actually took its place.
This led to an unexpected sales range when the Mazda3 was introduced; both hatchback and notchback versions became a success among youngsters. This vehicle, known for being the first mid-size MPV, was introduced in 2000, and seeing a warm welcome by the Mexican buyers. Strangely enough, the Dodge Ramcharger 2-door SUV was popular in the Mexican market. Diesel cars do not apply for the privilege of driving every day in Mexico City; brand new Diesel vehicles enter the «Hoy no Circula» restrictions. Hyundai had no official representation in Mexico until 2014 so Hyundai cars were sold under Dodge’s badge.