Sales of new cars and light trucks in Mexico slipped 4.5 percent in November from a year earlier to 97,671 vehicles.
Through the first 11 months of 2007, sales in Mexico dropped 2.7 percent to 973,502 vehicles.
General Motors sold 19,635 vehicles in Mexico in November, more than any other automaker. But GM's sales dipped 6.1 percent from November 2006. GM's sales in Mexico slid 5.8 percent through the first 11 months of 2007 from the year-earlier period to 203,844.
Nissan Motor Co. came in second in November, selling 18,161 vehicles, an 11.0 percent drop from last year. Through the first 11 months, Nissan's sales totaled 188,989, down 4.0 percent.
Ford Motor Co. took the No. 3 spot for the month, selling 13,746 cars and light trucks. Ford's November sales dropped 17.1 percent, outpacing its 15.1 percent decline in sales through the first 11 months of 2007 to 141,562.
Chrysler LLC was the only high-volume seller in Mexico to post a sales gain in November. The company sold 11,793 cars and light trucks, up 2.2 percent from last year. Through the first 11 months of 2007, Chrysler sold 112,111 vehicles in Mexico, only 48 fewer than a year earlier.
Smaller-volume automakers posting sales gains in November were BMW AG, Honda Motor Co., Mazda Motor Corp., Fiat S.p.A., Suzuki Motor Corp., Mitsubishi Motors Corp., Mercedes-Benz, Porsche AG, Toyota Motor Corp. and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., which makes Subaru cars.
Sales in Mexico by Volkswagen AG and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen SA fell in November.