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United Arab Emirates March 2012: Toyota Hilux back in command

Toyota Hilux

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Emirati car sales are up 9% in March to 24,904 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 71,458 registrations, up 13% on 2011. After losing the best-seller title in extremis to the Corolla last year due to supply issues, the Toyota Hilux is now back in command, ranking #1 both in March with 1,940 sales and 7.8% share and year-to-date at 4,191 units and 5.9%. The Toyota Land Cruiser is up 3 spots on last month to land #2 with 1,648 sales and 6.6% and is now #3 year-to-date like in 2011.

Toyota Land Cruiser

Down one spot to #3 this month, the Toyota Corolla however is still #2 year-to-date at 3,419 units and 4.8%. Another very solid month for the Fuso Canter at #4, followed by the Toyota Camry, Yaris, Nissan Tiida and Patrol. Big moves are found further down the ranking with the Ford Focus up 22 spots to #27, the Hyundai Veracruz up 81 to #31 even though it is at the end of its life, the Ford Fiesta up a huge 155 ranks to #33, the Dodge Charger up 22 to #35 and the Infiniti FX up 86 to #36. Notice also the Range Rover Evoque up 12 spots to #87.

Previous month: UAE March 2012: Toyota Corolla and Hilux fight it out

Previous year: UAE Full Year 2011: Toyota Corolla snatches last minute win

Full March 2012 Top 100 Ranking Table below.

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