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Iran August 2011: Saipa Pride invincible

Saipa 132/Pride

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The Iran Vehicles Manufacturers Association (IVMA) production data for August is now out. Total production is up 4% at 95,406 units and up 2% year-to-date at 533,508. The Saipa Pride (a facelifted 1987 Kia Pride) continues to dominate the ranking by far with 38,565 units produced this month (up 4%) and 205,306 year-to-date (-6%).

Peugeot 206

The Peugeot 405/Pars/Roa stays 2nd but is hit hard this month at -20% year-on-year with 17,883 units. The year-to-date total is down 18% at 109,544 units. The Peugeot 206 is back onto the podium at #3 with 10,790 units (+4%).

The Iran Khodro Samand is down 9% at 7,787 units, threatened this month by the Tondar 90 (aka Dacia Logan), up another 97% at 6,578 units. The Saipa Tiba is struggling, down 27% on July at 2,268 units, and the Mazda3 is back in the Top 10 at #8.

Previous month: see the Iranian July 2011 Top 10 models here.

Full August 2011 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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  1. Ayman Maghwry
    March 26th, 2012 at 11:12 | #1

    أنا من مصر
    ومحتاج الشفرة بتاعة العربية سايبا بريد موديل2009
    أنا شاريها بس مفتاح إتسرق مني
    وخايف المفتاح التاني يضيع
    لو ممكن ده إبعتولي ميل بالتكلفة والشحن

  2. STAC
    October 5th, 2011 at 08:23 | #2

    Ah apology! I forgot …
    The C5 MK1 was replaced the Xantia and produced in Iran last year, I think …

  3. STAC
    October 5th, 2011 at 08:13 | #3

    Hello all,
    Thank you for the answer!
    I found the figures for world production of the Xantia:
    3 months 2009: 3600
    3 months 2010: 3400

  4. Afshin
    October 1st, 2011 at 05:48 | #4

    Saipa planned to produce Citroen C4 inestead of Xantia but plan changed to new Kia Cerato also Nissan Teana is now producing as a replacement Nissan Maxima by Pars Khodro.

  5. September 30th, 2011 at 03:41 | #5

    the Citroen Xantia stills been produced there in very small numbers by Saipa. Saipa also the also sells in very small numbers about 40 or 50 the first C4 and C5, Renault Logan, Laguna (previous model). Another that´s not in the list is IKco Runna a blend of a VW polo sedan with a Fiat sienna. IKco produces also the Peugeot 407, 207 and the previous Suzuki grand vitara. Phadro produces the VW polo.

    • matgasnier
      September 30th, 2011 at 08:21 | #6

      The Citroen Xantia’s production has stopped in 2011 in Iran. Prduction figures are down to zero over the last few months.
      The 207 is produced in Iran under the name 207i, #8 in the ranking.
      The 407 is not produced in Iran, nor are the Laguna, C4 and C5 (or at least their production figures are not recorded).
      Production of the Iran Khodro Runna, based on the 206 sedan, has not started yet.

  6. STAC
    September 30th, 2011 at 02:12 | #7

    Hello all,

    The Citroën Xantia is no longer sold there?

  7. ausrutherford
    September 30th, 2011 at 01:03 | #8

    Could I get the others Matt? thanks!

    • matgasnier
      September 30th, 2011 at 08:22 | #9

      Hey Austin sure:
      Suzuki Grand Vitara 293/1742
      Hyundai Elantra 168/1728
      Nissan Maxima 127/1179
      Mazda2 21/1172

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