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Egypt July 2015: Renault places Logan and Sandero in Top 5

August 31st, 2015 2 comments

Renault Sandero Stepway Egypt July 2014. Picture courtesy renault.com.egThe Renault Sandero surges to #5 thanks solely to the Stepway variant.

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The Egyptian new car market is up 3% year-on-year in July to 22.738 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total to 160.786 units, also up 3% on 2014. The Hyundai Verna spends a 2nd consecutive month atop the models ranking thanks to 1.509 sales and 6.6% share, however remaining #2 year-to-date below the Chevrolet TFR Single Cab at 13.081 deliveries vs. 14.018. Below the Hyundai Elantra shooting up 10 spots to #3 overall, Renault manages to brilliantly place two models inside the July Egyptian Top 5: the Logan at 4.8% share and the Sandero at 4.5%. Notice also the Geely Emgrand 7 back up to #7 vs. #11 year-to-date, the Renault Fluence up to #17 vs. #30 so far this year, the Nissan Sentra up to #20 and the Kia Cee’d landing at #40 with 150 sales for its first month in the Egyptian market.

Previous post: Egypt June 2015: Hyundai Verna back on top, Renault shoots up

One year ago: Egypt July 2014: Chevrolet Optra breaks into Top 5

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Egypt June 2015: Hyundai Verna back on top, Renault shoots up

July 31st, 2015 No comments

Renault Logan Egypt September 2014. Picture courtesy of uol.com.brRenault Logan

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The Egyptian market is stuck in negative territory, albeit not by a large margin this month: down just 4% year-on-year in June to 23.961 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 138.048 units, still up 3% on 2014. For the first time since last November, the Hyundai Verna takes the lead of the models ranking thanks to 2.287 sales and 9.5% vs. just 1.489 and 6.2% for Chevrolet TFR Single Cab, however still in the year-to-date pole position at 12.633 deliveries vs. 11.572. The Nissan Sunny is back to the third position it holds in 2015 so far, but two of the most impressive performers this month in Egypt are Renault-branded after a very shy start of the year: the Logan is up 42 spots on May to land in fourth place with 3.9% share while the Sandero is up 40 to #12 and 2.3%. Notice also the Chevrolet Lanos up 17 ranks to #5, the Speranza Envy maintaining itself inside the Top 20 at #18 and the Chevrolet New Optra (aka Baojun 730) up to #19.

Previous month: Egypt May 2015: Chevrolet TFR in control

One year ago: Egypt June 2014: Hyundai Accent back inside Top 10

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Egypt May 2015: Chevrolet TFR in control

July 1st, 2015 No comments

Chevrolet TFR Dabbabah Egypt May 2015Chevrolet TFR “Dababbah”

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After declining for the first time in 16 months in April, the Egyptian market’s cooling down accelerates: down a worrying 14% year-on-year in May to 20.152 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 114.087 units, now up just 5% on 2014. The Chevrolet TFR establishes its total domination of the models ranking by selling 2.175 units for a 10.8% market share vs. just 1.574 and 7.2% for the Hyundai Verna, once upon a time the unchallenged leader of the Egyptian market. The Hyundai ix35 continues its impressive progression and leaps onto the podium thanks to a round 1.000 sales and 4.6% share, knocking the Nissan Sunny down to #4. Solid month for the Toyota Corolla at #5 and the Geely Emgrand 7 at #7 with the Mitsubishi Lancer EX stable at #6. The Speranza Envy stays at #13 vs. #28 year-to-date, the Peugeot 301 is up 27 spots on April to #17, the Subaru XV up 93 to #30 and the new generation BMW X5 brilliantly lands directly at #53.

Previous month: Egypt April 2015: Hyundai ix35 up to #4, Speranza back in shape

One year ago: Egypt May 2014: First appearance of the new Chevrolet Optra

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Egypt April 2015: Hyundai ix35 up to #4, Speranza back in shape

May 23rd, 2015 No comments

Speranza Envy Egypt April 2015. Picture courtesy Instagram

For the first time since November 2013, Egyptian new vehicle sales decline year-on-year at -3% in April to 21.742 registrations, however the year-to-date total is still up by a dynamic 10% to 93.935 units. Chevrolet remains king of the castle by far despite sales down 9% on a year ago to 4.908 and 22.6% share, above Hyundai (14.3%), Nissan (10.2%) and Toyota (9.9%). Suzuki (+117%) and Mitsubishi (+119%) both double their deliveries year-on-year while Skoda is up 58% and 148% year-to-date. Thanks to sales down just 10%, Chinese manufacturer Geely is back up to #7 overall (vs. -50% and #10 so far in 2015) while fellow Chinese Speranza – a rebrand of bad mouthed Chery assembling cars locally – is back inside the Top 10 at #8 thanks to sales up 53% to 690.

In the models ranking, the Chevrolet TFR (aka D-Max) is settling comfortably in its throne with 8.7% share vs. just 6.5% for its archenemy the Hyundai Verna with the Nissan Sunny rounding up the podium as usual. Excellent performance of the Hyundai ix35 up 23 spots on March to 4th place overall and of the Mitsubishi Lancer EX staying at #5 vs. #17 over the FY2014. The Geely Emgrand 7 is back up 26 ranks to #6, the Suzuki Ciaz is stuck at an outstanding 12th position, the Speranza Envy (picture above) is up 25 spots to #13, the Chevrolet New Optra (aka Baojun 730) is up 27 to #22 and the Suzuki New Alto 800 shines at #25. In April we welcome the Ford Kuga at #55 and the Fusion at #84.

Previous month: Egypt March 2015: Suzuki Ciaz takes off

One year ago: Egypt April 2014: Chevrolet TFR and Hyundai Verna neck-to-neck

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Egypt March 2015: Suzuki Ciaz takes off

May 4th, 2015 No comments

Suzuki Ciaz Egypt March 2015. Picture courtesy cartrade.comSuzuki Ciaz

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The Egyptian new light vehicle market is in great shape once again this month: up 11% year-on-year in March to 25,491 registrations, which brings the first quarter total to 72,193 deliveries, up 15% on 2014. The Chevrolet TFR pickup (aka Isuzu D-Max) cements its newfound leadership of the market with 2,404 sales, above the Hyundai Verna (2.162) and Nissan Sunny (1.425) back to the third spot it holds year-to-date. The Mitsubishi Lancer EX is up a further two spots on February to #5 overall, after a difficult start of the year the Renault Logan unlocks itself at #7 as does the Sandero at #23. But the big surprise this month is the 12th place of the Suzuki Ciaz, up a whopping 49 spots on February thanks to 555 sales and 2.2% share, thus shooting up to #25 so far in 2015. Affordable sedans are a pet fave of Egyptian crowds so the Ciaz could well climb further up in the coming months.

Previous month: Egypt February 2015: Chevrolet TFR and Speranza Tiggo shine

One year ago: Egypt March 2014: Chevrolet TFR #1, Peugeot 2008 lands in Top 50

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Egypt February 2015: Chevrolet TFR and Speranza Tiggo shine

April 2nd, 2015 No comments

Chevrolet TFR Egypt February 2015. Picture courtesy of egyspeed.comChevrolet TFR

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The Egyptian new car market is up by a very healthy 18% year-on-year in February to 23,947 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 46,702 units, up 17% on 2014. Chevrolet holds an imposing 25% of the market thanks to sales up 31% to 5,979, while Hyundai does even better at +54% to 4,354 deliveries and 18.2%. Notice also Toyota up 24%, Suzuki up 48%, Mitsubishi up 62%, Renault up 134%, Brilliance up 146% and Skoda up 326%.

Brilliance X30 Egypt February 2015. Picture courtesy shinerayauto.comThe Brilliance X30 misses out on a Top 50 ranking by 11 sales for its first month in market.

The Chevrolet TFR, best-seller in 2014, is taking its distance with its traditional rival for the pole position the Hyundai Verna, with 2,627 sales and 11% share vs. 2,107 and 8.8% this month. Chevrolet places 3 models inside the Top 4 with the Lanos at #3 and the Aveo at #4. The Skoda Octavia remains extremely solid at #6 vs. #14 over FY2014, the Mitsubishi Lancer EX is up 4 spots on January to #7, the Speranza Tiggo is up 9 to #11 and the Brilliance X30 makes its first appearance in the Egyptian ranking at #57 with 71 sales.

Previous month: Egypt January 2015: Skoda Octavia hops onto podium

One year ago: Egypt February 2014: Nissan Sunny stays on podium

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Egypt January 2015: Skoda Octavia hops onto podium

March 3rd, 2015 No comments

Skoda Octavia Egypt January 2015. Picture courtesy drive2.ruSkoda Octavia

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Spectacular start of the year for the Egyptian new vehicle market: up 19% year-on-year in January to 22,755 registrations. The Chevrolet TFR confirms the pole position it snapped at the last minute in 2014 by ranking first again in January, albeit by just 3 units at 2,040 deliveries vs. 2,037… These two nameplates are head and shoulders above the competition in January with the other hero of the month being the Skoda Octavia, up 8 spots on December to land on the podium thanks to 863 sales and 3.8% share. Notice also the Toyota Corolla strong at #5, the Mitsubishi Lancer EX at #11, Golden Dragon Haice at #12, and the breakout star if the month: the Suzuki Ciaz up 39 ranks on last month to break into the Egyptian Top 20 at #18 with 390 sales and 1.7% share.

Suzuki Ciaz Egypt January 2015. Picture courtesy of Top GearThe Suzuki Ciaz breaks into the Egyptian Top 20 this month.

Previous post: Egypt Full Year 2014: Chevrolet TFR edges out Hyundai Verna

One year ago: Egypt January 2014: Nissan Sunny on podium

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Egypt Full Year 2014: Chevrolet TFR edges out Hyundai Verna

February 5th, 2015 No comments

Chevrolet TFR Dabbabah Egypt 2014The Chevrolet “El Dabbabah” TFR is the best-selling vehicle in Egypt in 2014.

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After a tumultuous year in 2013, the Egyptian new vehicle market is back on track in 2014 with sales back up a massive 50% to 292.893 registrations. Big event atop the models ranking: thanks to a bumper month of December (10.9% share), the Chevrolet TFR, nicknamed “El Dabbabah” here (“The Tank”), edges into pole position, ending 4 consecutive years of Hyundai Verna domination with 24,892 sales (+37%) vs. 24,281 (+25%). In 2014 Nissan resumed communicating sales data for Egypt and has the new generation Sunny landing directly on the podium with 5.7% share, knocking the Geely Emgrand 7 down to #4 despite sales up 60% to just under 15,000 units.

Nissan Sunny Egypt 2014The Nissan Sunny lands at #3 in Egypt in 2014.

Other notable improvements in Egypt this year include the Hyundai ix35 up 180% to #8, the Renault Logan Sedan up 58% to #12 but peaking at an outstanding 2nd place in December, the Skoda Octavia up 142% to #14, Hyundai Accent RB up 155% to #15, Mitsubishi Lancer EX up 8-fold to #17 and the Peugeot 301 more than doubling its sales on 2013 to crack the Top 20. The most popular all-new nameplate is the Hyundai Grand i10 imported from India and landing directly just outside the Top 50 at #51, followed by the Mitsubishi Attrage at #52, Suzuki New Alto 800 at #54 and Chevrolet new Optra at #62.

Previous month: Egypt November 2014: Renault Logan steps up

Previous year: Egypt Full Year 2013: Geely Emgrand 7 jumps onto podium!

Two years ago: Egypt Full Year 2012: Hyundai Elantra snaps up podium ranking

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Egypt November 2014: Renault Logan steps up

December 25th, 2014 No comments

Renault Logan Egypt September 2014. Picture courtesy of uol.com.brRenault Logan

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The Egyptian new vehicle market continues to catch up on the backlog of missed sales it accumulated last year when the country was troubled by political unrest. Sales are up 59% year-on-year in November to 27,921 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 264,581 units, up a very dynamic 51% on 2013. The Top 5 best-selling models are identical to the year-to-date ranking: the Hyundai Verna is on top followed by the Chevrolet TFR Single Cab, Nissan new Sunny, Geely Emgrand 7 and Chevrolet Lanos. The Renault Logan sedan gains a further two spots on October to land at #6 thanks to 755 sales, the Toyota Hiace is up 6 to #8, the Kia Sportage remains solid at #11 vs. #18 YTD and the Hyundai Grand i10 continues its progression at #26 and 1.1% share. Notice also the arrival of the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross at #79.

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Egypt October 2014: Hyundai ix35 inside Top 5

December 1st, 2014 No comments

Hyundai ix35 Egypt October 2014. Picture courtesy of caradvice.com.auHyundai ix35

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New car sales in Egypt are up a flamboyant 66% on October last year which was troubled by the political situation at the time, to 26,116 registrations and bringing the year-to-date total to 236.660 units, up 50% on 2013. The Top 4 best-selling models are identical to the YTD ranking: the Hyundai Verna is on top with 9.4% share, ahead of the Chevrolet TFR (aka Isuzu D-Max) at 7.3%, the Nissan new Sunny at 5.3% and Geely Emgrand 7 at 5.2%.

BAIC MZ40 Egypt Octover 2014BAIC MZ40

The Hyundai ix35 breaks into the Egyptian Top 5 for the very first time at #5 with 946 sales, the Hyundai Elantra is up to #7, the Renault Logan is strong again at #8 while the Kia Sportage breaks into the Top 10 at #9. Most September newcomers improves their score this month: the Hyundai Grand i10 is up 20 spots to #32, the BAIC MZ40 is up 21 to #58 and the Brilliance S30 up 19 to #61. Finally we welcome the Renault Captur in the Egyptian sales charts in October at #128 with 3 units sold.

Previous month: Egypt September 2014: Renault Logan shoots up to 6th place

One year ago: Egypt October 2013: Geely Emgrand 7 on podium

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