Egypt 2008: Chevrolet Pickup, Optra, Aveo & Lanos in Top5

Chevrolet TFR

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At 261,112 registrations this year, the Egyptian car market is up 15% on 2007 and has doubled in size in just 3 years! The Chevrolet TFR Pickup is back on top with sales up 31% at 22,862 units and an excellent 8.8% share, ahead of 2007’s #1 the Hyundai Verna at 20,041 units and 7.7%. No other car passes the 5% mark.

Chevrolet Optra in Luxor, Egypt December 2008

Chevrolet Aveo in Aswan, Egypt December 2008

The 3 following models are all Chevrolets: the Optra is up 5 spots and 58% at #3 and 4.5% share, the Aveo is up 9 spots at #4 and 4,2% and the Lanos is down one spot at #5 and 4%. The Nissan Sunny (3.9%) and Hyundai Elantra (3.5%) follow.

Speranza A516 in Cairo, Egypt December 2008

Speranza confirms its success: it is now the 4th best-selling brand of passenger cars in Egypt with 6.3% of the market, behind only Hyundai, Chevrolet and Toyota! The Speranza A516 is stable in 9th place with 7,149 sales and 2.7%, the A113 is up 17 spots to #18 and the A213 lands directly at #42. The Brilliance Galena also shines at #41.

Brilliance Galena in Luxor, Egypt December 2008

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