Egypt September 2012: Golden Dragon Haice #6, Brilliance shines
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New vehicle sales in Egypt are up 5% year-on-year in September to 18,420 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 141,455 units, up 10% on 2011. The Top 2 best-sellers stay unchanged compared to last month: the Hyundai Verna leads the way again with 1,811 sales and 9.8% share but this time the Chevrolet TFR (aka Isuzu D-Max) is significantly closer at 1,729 units and 9.4%. The Chevrolet Lanos climbs on the third step thanks to 1,258 sales and 6.8% and with the Chevrolet Aveo also up one spot to #4 and 853 units, there are 3 Chevrolets in the Egyptian Top 4 this month.
Below the Skoda Octavia in excellent shape at #5 and 4.2% share, the Golden Dragon Haice improves on an already extremely impressive score in August, up a further 3 ranks to an outstanding 6th position with 499 sales and 2.7%. It is now #15 year-to-date with 2,836 units and 2% of the Egyptian market. The Toyota Hilux follows, with the new generation Kia Picanto rounding the Top 10.
The Renault Fluence is up 21 spots to #11, the Suzuki Maruti M800 is up 12 to #14, the Renault Logan MCV is back in the ranking at #22 vs. #57 year-to-date, potentially in runout mode before the arrival of the Lodgy... The Fiat Punto Evo is also back at #28 vs. #76 ytd, the Chevrolet New Spark is up 40 spots to #34 and both the Suzuki Alto K10 at #84 with 20 sales and the Suzuki Swift DZire at #99 with 10 units, imported from India, make their first appearance in the Egyptian ranking.
Brilliance has a brilliant month: the FSV is up 89 spots on last month to #37 with 93 sales, the FRV is up 55 to #70 at 39 units and no less than 3 models land in the ranking for the very first time: the Cross appears at #39 with 89 sales, the V5 ranks #42 at 87 units and the H530 is #90 with 15 sales.
Previous month: Egypt August 2012: Golden Dragon Haice in Top 10!
One year ago: Egypt September 2011: New Kia Picanto directly in Top 10
Full September Top 160 All-models ranking below.