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New vehicle sales shoot up 49% year-on-year over the first Quarter of 2016 in Malawi to 451 registrations. Toyota remains master in command, even improving its market share vs. last year to 47.7% thanks to sales up 55%. It is followed by Ford (+5%) and Nissan (-14%) with Mitsubishi and Tata rounding up the Top 5. Volkswagen is up 157% but Kia is down 45%. Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux is up 38% to 19.3% share, distancing the Ford Ranger down 2% to 12.4% while the Toyota Land Cruiser (+188%) and Corolla (+125%) deliver spectacular gains. Notice also the Mitsubishi Pajero at #6 and the VW Amarok at #9.
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Full Q1 2016 Top 10 models and brands below.