Toyota (+51.3%), Suzuki (+160.3%) impress, sales up 20.4% – Best Selling Cars Blog

ByDinda Margareta

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Toyota (+51.3%), Suzuki (+160.3%) impress, sales up 20.4% – Best Selling Cars Blog

Toyota (+51.3%), Suzuki (+160.3%) impress, sales up 20.4% – Best Selling Cars BlogThe Toyota Land Cruiser holds 17.8% of the Qatar market so far this year.

36,900 new light vehicles hit Qatar roads over the first 9 months of 2022, a splendid 20.4% year-on-year increase. Toyota (+51.3%) more than doubles the market rate to hit 39.1% share with almost 14,500 sales. In contrast Nissan (-18.9%) goes completely against the positive market to fall to 8.5% share. Kia (+5%) edges up in third place above Suzuki up a tremendous 160.3% year-on-year and 6 spots on its Full Year 2021 ranking to #4. Mitsubishi (-12.1%) and Hyundai (-1.5%) miss out on a positive result as do Land Rover (-0.1%) and Chevrolet (-23.5%) below. Lexus (+47.9%) smashes the market average and gains 5 ranks on its FY21 ranking to #7 while MG (+10%) is up but trails the market.

Model-wise, the Toyota Land Cruiser (+84.4%) shoots up to 17.8% share with the Toyota Hilux (+46.9%) up to 6.9% of the market. The Nissan Sunny (+20.9%) matches the market at #3 while the Lexus LX (+81.3%) and Toyota Camry (+72.2%) also shine to round out the Top 5. The Nissan Patrol (-35.1%) is hit hard and falls from #3 over the Full Year 2021 to #6 so far this year. The Toyota Corolla (+95.6%) and Kia Picanto (+50.6%) impress but the most dynamic models are to be found below: the Suzuki Swift Dzire (+775.9%), Ciaz (+302.2%) and Toyota Fortuner (+247.6%) all score fantastic year-on-year upticks.

Previous post: Qatar June 2022: Suzuki (+716.2%) posts surreal gain in market shooting up 58.6%

One year ago: Qatar 9 months 2021: Land Rover Defender up to #6 in market up 15.3%

Full January-September 2022 Top 43 all brands and Top 50 models below.

Qatar January-September 2022 – brands:

Pos Brand Jan-Sep-22 % /21 FY21
1 Toyota 14,438 39.1% 51.3% 1
2 Nissan 3,133 8.5% -18.9% 2
3 Kia 2,427 6.6% 5.0% 3
4 Suzuki 2,038 5.5% 160.3% 10
5 Mitsubishi 1,723 4.7% -12.1% 4
6 Hyundai 1,347 3.7% -1.5% 5
7 Lexus 1,315 3.6% 47.9% 12
8 MG 1,312 3.6% 10.0% 7
9 Land Rover 1,206 3.3% -0.1% 8
10 Chevrolet 946 2.6% -23.5% 6
11 GMC 927 2.5% -11.9% 9
12 Isuzu 841 2.3% 25.1% 13
13 Geely 731 2.0% 107.7% 15
14 Honda 689 1.9% -18.6% 11
15 Ford 468 1.3% 27.2% 16
16 Changan 393 1.1% 60.4% 20
17 Audi 384 1.0% n/a  –
18 Mazda 303 0.8% -2.3% 19
19 Jeep 296 0.8% -33.8% 14
20 Ram 286 0.8% -19.2% 18
21 Cadillac 273 0.7% -27.2% 17
22 Genesis 165 0.4% -21.8% 22
23 Hino 141 0.4% 72.0% 28
24 TATA 138 0.4% n/a  –
25 Peugeot 134 0.4% 7.2% 21
26 UD 115 0.3% n/a  –
27 Renault 109 0.3% -39.8% 23
28 Volkswagen 107 0.3% n/a  –
29 Bentley 85 0.2% n/a  –
30 Infiniti 63 0.2% -21.3% 27
31 Subaru 54 0.1% -44.9% 26
32 Abarth 52 0.1% n/a  –
33 Dodge 49 0.1% -59.5% 25
34 Volvo 38 0.1% -2.6% 29
35 Lincoln 34 0.1% -10.5% 32
36 Skoda 33 0.1% n/a  –
37 Maserati 32 0.1% -5.9% 31
38 Jaguar 26 0.1% -46.9% 30
39 Fiat 16 0.0% -85.3% 24
40 Aston Martin 14 0.0% -58.8% 35
41 Alfa Romeo 10 0.0% 66.7% 36
42 Lotus 7 0.0% n/a 38
43 Bugatti 2 0.0% n/a  –

Qatar January-September 2022 – models:

Pos Brand Model Jan-Sep-22 % /21 FY21
1 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER SW 6,571 17.8% 84.4% 1
2 TOYOTA HILUX 2,538 6.9% 46.9% 2
3 NISSAN SUNNY 1,115 3.0% 20.9% 4
4 LEXUS LX 977 2.6% 81.3% 15
5 TOYOTA CAMRY 861 2.3% 72.2% 10
6 NISSAN PATROL 855 2.3% -35.1% 3
7 TOYOTA COROLLA 761 2.1% 95.6% 9
8 KIA PICANTO 702 1.9% 50.6% 11
9 TOYOTA HIACE 702 1.9% -13.2% 5
10 SUZUKI SWIFT DZIRE 692 1.9% 775.9% 56
11 TOYOTA FORTUNER 570 1.5% 247.6% 44
12 SUZUKI CIAZ 555 1.5% 302.2% 57
13 MITSUBISHI L200 538 1.5% -15.1% 7
14 ISUZU TF 528 1.4% 50.4% 20
15 NISSAN URVAN 516 1.4% 9.8% 16
16 LAND ROVER DEFENDER 510 1.4% -35.8% 6
17 LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER 509 1.4% 478.4% 91
18 TOYOTA YARIS 460 1.2% -21.8% 8
19 MG ZS 426 1.2% 63.8% 25
20 HONDA CITY 416 1.1% -11.9% 14
21 GMC YUKON 386 1.0% 13.2% 31
22 GMC SIERRA 371 1.0% -27.5% 12
23 KIA SPORTAGE 327 0.9% -14.8% 17
25 MITSUBISHI Xpander 320 0.9% 68.4% 37
26 MG 5 317 0.9% 4.6% 34
27 TOYOTA PRADO 316 0.9% -12.2% 19
28 HYUNDAI CRETA 313 0.8% 0.3% 21
29 Geely COOLRAY 312 0.8% 98.7% 46
30 SUZUKI ERTIGA 306 0.8% 114.0% 60
31 TOYOTA RAV4 298 0.8% 46.8% 40
32 HYUNDAI ACCENT 290 0.8% -16.2% 28
33 Geely Tugella 286 0.8% 225.0% 70
34 KIA PEGAS 286 0.8% -17.1% 27
35 RAM PICKUP 286 0.8% -19.2% 23
36 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER H/D 267 0.7% -7.3% 29
37 ISUZU N-SERIES 265 0.7% -5.4% 33
38 MITSUBISHI ASX 264 0.7% -8.3% 30
39 CHEVROLET TAHOE 263 0.7% -33.4% 18
40 TOYOTA RUSH 240 0.7% -46.8% 13
41 HYUNDAI TUCSON 219 0.6% -8.0% 43
42 TOYOTA COASTER 218 0.6% -11.4% 38
43 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA 211 0.6% -19.5% 35
44 KIA SELTOS 210 0.6% -22.5% 36
45 MG RX8 207 0.6% 11.3% 50
46 KIA OPTIMA 192 0.5% 140.0% 66
47 KIA CERATO 186 0.5% -3.1% 42
48 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 179 0.5% -46.7% 32
49 SUZUKI SWIFT 177 0.5% 168.2% 87
50 TOYOTA Raize 177 0.5% new 149

Source: Manufacturers