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Qatar March 2012: Land Cruiser at 15.4%, Lexus LX up to #6

Toyota Land Cruiser. Picture by Abdulrahman BinSlmah, all rights reserved.

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The new car market is Qatar is euphoric this month again, up 30% year-on-year to 7,319 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 20,294 units, up 31% on 2011. Already dominant in 2011 with 9.6% of the market, the Toyota Land Cruiser is stepping up a (big) notch in 2012, reaching a formidable 15.4% share in March thanks to 1,127 units sold. The Toyota Hilux stabilises in 2nd place with 505 sales and 6.9% while the Nissan D22 is back on the podium at #3 with 334 units and 4.6%, a position it held over the Full Year 2011.

Range Rover Sport

Another model that excels this month in Qatar is the Lexus LX, the Land Cruiser's (even more) luxurious twin, up 7 spots on February to #6 with 286 sales and 3.9%. Hyundai had an off month in February, but is back in force in March: the Accent is up 13 ranks to #9, the Elantra is up 57 to #12 and the Azera is up 76 to #20. Notice also the Ford Expedition up 66 to #25, the Honda Pilot up 75 to #30, the BMW5 Series up 89 to #42, the Range Rover Sport up 77 to #45 and the Ford Figo up 74 to #50.

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Previous year: Qatar Full Year 2011: Land Cruiser and Hilux on top, Nissan strong

Full March 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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  1. May 11th, 2012 at 17:55 | #1

    Numbers of some models sold in Germany from April 2012-source: foro coches

    Alpina D5 Biturbo 12
    Aston Martin Virage 6
    Audi A1 Quattro 10
    Audi A6 4.688
    Audi A7 431
    Audi Q3 2.346
    Bentley Mulsanne 2
    Bentley Continental 30
    BMW Serie1 4.724
    BMW Serie3 7.907
    BMW X3 2.399
    Cadillac Escalade 10
    Cadillac CTS 4
    Chevrolet Orlando 506
    Chevrolet Camaro 53
    Citroën DS4 305
    Citroën DS5 215
    Dacia Lodgy 9
    Daihatsu Charade 358
    Ferarri FF 17
    Fiat Freemont 241
    Fiat Panda 1.524
    Ford Focus 4.224
    Ford C-Max 2.588
    Honda Jazz 980
    Honda Civic 475
    Hyundai i10 1.277
    Hyundai i30 2.546
    Hyundai i40 728
    Hyundai Veloster 68
    Hyundai Elantra 10
    Hyundai Genesis Coupé 128
    Infiniti M 15
    Jaguar XF 99
    Jaguar XK 32
    Kia Picanto 715
    Kia Rio 695
    Kia Optima 60
    Kia Soul 83
    Lada Priora 10
    Lamborghini Aventador 7
    Lancia Ypsilon 149
    Lancia Thema 17
    Lancia Voyager 76
    LR Range Rover Evoque 464
    Lexus CT 77
    Mazda5 434
    Mazda CX-5 885
    Mercedes Clase B 4.650
    Mercedes CLS 356
    Mercedes SLK 1.238
    Nissan Juke 590
    Nissan Leaf 51
    Opel Ampera 116
    Opel Meriva 2.363
    Opel Zafira 3.091
    Peugeot 208 1.032
    Porsche 911 742
    Porsche Boxster/Cayman 132
    Renault Mégane 1.986
    Renault Scénic 1.486
    Renault Latitude 17
    Rolls Royce Ghost 4
    SEAT Mii 313
    SEAT Alhambra 622
    Skoda Citigo 80
    Ssangyong Korando 40
    Subaru Trezia 39
    Subaru XV 85
    Suzuki SX4 568
    Toyota Verso-S 386
    Toyota Yaris 1.367
    Toyota Avensis 831
    VW Up! 3.669
    VW Beetle 372
    VW Golf Cabrio 2.564
    VW Sharan 1.564
    Volvo S/V60 708

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