Oman 2011: 7 Toyotas in Top 7, Land Cruiser edges Hilux out
Toyota Land Cruiser. Picture by dohaknight85. All rights reserved.
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14,767 new vehicles were registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December, bringing the final 2011 total to 168,789 sales. For most of the year the Toyota Hilux was the best-selling model in the country, ranking #1 for 7 months, but a weak month of December due to Thai supply issues brought it down to #2 with 18,996 sales and 11.3% share, below the Toyota Land Cruiser, #1 5 times this year and the best-selling model in the Sultanate in 2011 at 19,444 units and 11.5%.
Toyota Hilux. Picture by Waleed. All rights reserved.
The five following models are all Toyotas! The Land Cruiser Pick-up reaches an excellent third place with 13,896 sales and 8.2%, ahead of the Prado at 6.3%, Hiace at 3.8%, Corolla at 3.6% and Camry at 2.9%. The first non-Toyota is the Kia Cerato at #8 with 4,485 units and 2.7% but it is the Nissan Sunny (#9 at 2.3%) that reached the highest monthly ranking for a non-Toyota in Oman this year at #4 in December. Notice also the Kia Sportage at #11 and the Lexus LX at #13, bringing the Land Cruiser family’s market share in Oman to an insane 28%!
In December, the Toyota Land Cruiser stays in stratospheric heights at 13.6% share, ahead of the Land Cruiser Pick-up at 11.3%, the Prado at 6.4% and the Nissan Sunny at 4.7%. Other great performers include the Kia Optima at #13, Dodge Charger at #44 and VW Passat CC at #54.
Previous month: Oman November 2011: Land Cruiser family at 34% share!
Full Year 2011 Top 100, December and each Monthly Top 80 Ranking Tables below.