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Saudi Arabia November 2012: Chevy Colorado just outside Top 10

Chevrolet Colorado

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Another outstanding month for new car sales in Saudi Arabia, up a huge 42% year-on-year in November to 63,094 registrations and bringing the year-to-date total to 634,634 units, up 17% on 2011 and already way above of the Full Year 2011 tally which was 594,299. In the models ranking, October highlights included the 2nd place of the Hyundai Accent at an excellent 6.9% share and Kia placing the Cerato at #9 and the Rio at #14. In November, Toyota monopolises the podium with the Hilux stable at a shining 10% share, followed by the Corolla at 7.7% and the Camry at 5.4%.

Isuzu D-Max. Picture courtesy of DriveArabia.com

After a couple of months at slightly lower levels, the Ford Expedition is back at stratospheric heights, up to #7 with 2,274 sales and 3.6% (vs. 2.9% year-to-date and 1.4% in 2011), its second best month in Saudi Arabia after reaching #6 and 4.1% last August. But the best performer in November is without doubt the Chevrolet Colorado, up to #11 at 1,261 units and 2% for its first full month in market... The Isuzu D-Max is back in the Top 10 at #10 while Chevrolet Sonic also excels, up 40 spots on October to #15 with 912 sales and 1.4%.

Chevrolet Trailblazer. Picture courtesy of DriveArabia.com

Further down, notice the Toyota FJ Cruiser at #24 (after ranking #22 in October), the Chevrolet Traverse at #26 vs. #51 year-to-date, the GMC Acadia up 11 ranks to #35, the Ford Figo up 94 to #44, the Lexus LS up 83 to #69, the Chevrolet Trailblazer landing directly at #110 with 46 sales and the Kia Quoris arriving at #151. Finally the Citroen C-Elysee sells its first 2 units in the country this month.

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  1. Japan
    February 3rd, 2013 at 00:00 | #1

    Haha, Toyota is the most reliable car, efiicient, the best SUV’s, best hybrids. Why somebody to buy german car,when Toyota does everything better than german rivals. In the desert ,where the climate is very hot,in the sands we see what’s the real car – That’s TOYOTA And not ti forget to mention LEXUS – exclusively fine luxury cars nad real SUV’S.

  2. Saudi guy
    January 15th, 2013 at 13:59 | #2


    In Saudi Arabia, they said that Toyota cars were efficient

  3. December 27th, 2012 at 03:18 | #3

    I Arabian is rich country why everybody use Toyota ‘cars, Toyota for poor man. I think German car, American car is number one, Toyota is only for poor country and poor man.

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