Pakistan November 2017: Honda up 44% in market up 18.1%

The Honda BR-V beats its volume and share records in Pakistan this month. 

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Sales of locally-assembled light vehicles in Pakistan shoot up 18.1% to 21.091 units, lifting the year-to-date volume up 18.3% to 220.488 deliveries. Market leader Suzuki beats the market with a 20% gain to 53.5% share whereas Toyota drops 0.2% to 25.4% and Honda shoots up 44% to 21.1%. Model-wise, the Toyota Corolla reclaims the top spot held by the Suzuki Mehran last month despite a 10% year-on-year drop all the while the Mehran is up 30%. The Suzuki Wagon R gains 57%, the Ravi is up 22% and the Toyota Hilux up 57%. Finally the Honda BR-V beats its volume and share records at 1.248 and 5.9%.

Previous month: Pakistan October 2017: Suzuki Mehran best-seller, market up 46%

One year ago: Pakistan November 2016: Honda Civic and Suzuki Wagon R shine

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Pakistan October 2017: Suzuki Mehran best-seller, market up 46%

The Suzuki Mehran is the best-seller in Pakistan for the first time in over three years. 

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Sales of locally assembled light vehicles in Pakistan surge 46% year-on-year in October to 23.341 units, lifting the year-to-date volume up 18.3% to 199.397 sales. Suzuki outpaces the market with a stunning 53% rise to 58.8% share vs. 53.2% so far this year, Toyota lags behind at +28% to 21.9% and Honda shines at +50% to 19.3%. Big event atop the models ranking: for the first time since July 2014, the Suzuki Mehran snaps the pole position off the Toyota Corolla thanks to volumes up 41% to 18.7% share while the Corolla edges up 7% to 18.1%. Meanwhile the Suzuki WagonR shoots up 141%, the Honda BR-V posts its first four-digit sales month, the Toyota Hilux is up 1221% and the Fortunes up 1772%.

Previous month: Pakistan September 2017: Suzuki Mehran, WagonR shine in market up 17%

One year ago Pakistan October 2016: Honda gains 60%, market down 19%

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Pakistan September 2017: Suzuki Mehran, WagonR shine in market up 17%

Suzuki Mehran sales are up 43% year-on-year in Pakistan this month. 

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Sales of locally-assembled cars in Pakistan are up a very robust 17% year-on-year in September to 18.798 units, lifting the year-to-date total up 15% to 176.056 units. Both Suzuki (+3%) and Toyota (+4%) trail the market growth, with most of the gain delivered by Honda (+24%) thanks to the addition of the BR-V now accounting fort 3.5% of the market. The Toyota Corolla is once again the best-selling nameplate in Pakistan despite a 7% drop to 21.9% share, ahead of the Suzuki Mehran surging 43% to 19.6% while the Suzuki Ravi (+4%) rounds up the podium at 8.9%. Just below, the Suzuki WagonR soars 60% to 8.8% with the Suzuki Cultus (+33%), Toyota Hilux (+77%) and Fortuner (+656%) also delivering spectacular gains.

Previous month: Pakistan August 2017: Honda lifts market up 25%, Cultus and WagonR up

One year ago: Pakistan September 2016: Honda (+38%) resists in market down 13%

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Pakistan August 2017: Honda lifts market up 25%, WagonR & Cultus up

The Suzuki Cultus is up 69% year-on-year thanks to the new model.

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Local association PAMA releases sales of locally-produced light vehicles in Pakistan, a market up a fantastic 25.2% year-on-year in August to 22.095 units, leading to a year-to-date total up 15.3% to 157.258. Suzuki (+19%) and Toyota (+2%) trail the market growth as it is lifted by Honda up 47% to 21.1% share vs. 20.2% so far in 2017. Model-wise, the Toyota Corolla remains the best-selling nameplate in Pakistan but only gains 5% just as the Suzuki Mehran is up 28% n 2nd place and the Honda Civic up an estimated 57% in 3rd position. The largest gains are however delivered by the Suzuki WagonR (+75%) and the Suzuki Cultus (+69%) recently renewed. Notice also the Toyota Fortuner up 284% while the Honda BR-V drops to 3.3% share vs. a high of 4.9% last June.

Previous month: Pakistan July 2017: Honda threatens Toyota in market up 41%

One year ago: Pakistan August 2016: Honda up 58% in market down 14%

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Pakistan July 2017: Honda threatens Toyota in market up 41%

The BR-V helps Honda tease Toyota for 2nd place overall. Picture cars.co.za 

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Local association PAMA releases sales of locally-produced light vehicles in Pakistan, up a whopping 41% year-on-year in July to 19.577 which leads to a year-to-date tally up 14% to 135.163. Market leader Suzuki roughly follows the market at +37% to a dominant 53.4% share, but Toyota edges up by a shy 11% to 23.6% vs. 26.7% year-to-date, meaning it is now threatened for 2nd place by Honda surging 113% to 23% thanks to the new Civc and the recently launched BR-V. The Toyota Corolla remains the most popular nameplate in Pakistan but only gains 5% just as the Suzuki Mehran is up an equally shy 11%. The Honda Civic soars by an estimated 231%, the Suzuki Wagon R is up 77% and the Cultus up 66%.

Previous month: Pakistan June 2017: Suzuki Cultus and Wagon R shine, market down 2%

One year ago: Pakistan July 2016: Suzuki Wagon R doubles sales in market down 12%

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Pakistan June 2017: Suzuki Cultus and Wagon R shine, market down 2%

The Suzuki Cultus sold in Pakistan was for over two decades a 1983 Swift. It is now a current gen Celerio.

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Thanks to PAMA we can share with you May sales of locally-produced light vehicles in Pakistan. The market is down 2% year-on-year in June to 15.462 units, however sales are up 10% halfway through the year at 115.586. Market leader Suzuki goes agains the grain with a 12% gain to 58.2% share vs. 52.9% year-to-date, while Toyota freefalls 34% to just 23.3% vs. 27.2% so far this year. Honda continues to gallop ahead at +49% with the Civic up 99% and the new BR-V just under 5% share. The Toyota Corolla remains the best-selling nameplate in the country but drops 26% to 19.5% share, that’s only 2.2 percentage points above the Suzuki Mehran up 6%. Just below, the Suzuki Cultus (+42%), now a current generation Celerio, and Wagon R (+68%) post spectacular gains and break the 10% market share barrier.

Previous month: Pakistan May 2017: Honda BR-V latest addition to local production

One year ago: Pakistan June 2016: Toyota Corolla and Suzuki Mehran in the lead

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Pakistan May 2017: Honda BR-V latest addition to local production

The Honda BR-V is now also produced in Pakistan. 

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Thanks to PAMA we can share with you May sales of locally-produced light vehicles in Pakistan. The market is up a splendid 22% year-on-year to 20.720 registrations, leading to a year-to-date tally up 20% to 100.124 units. Leader Suzuki manages to outpace the market with a 24% gain to 53.7% share vs. 52.1% so far in 2017, Toyota drops 11% to 23.8% and is now being teased by Honda surging 86% to 22.5%. Model-wise, the Toyota Corolla remains in the lead but posts a harsh 19% decline with the Suzuki Mehran catching up in 2nd place at +8%. The new generation Honda Civic is estimated to see a 177% improvement on the previous model in May 2016 ahead of the Suzuki Cultus up 28% and the WagonR up a mammoth 172%. Unreported last month (sales have been updated on the April article), the Honda BR-V kick-started Pakistani production in April an is up 66% this month to 9th place overall.

Previous post: Pakistan March-April 2017: Honda engine of growth

One year ago: Pakistan May 2016: Toyota Corolla sovereign in market down 12%

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Pakistan March-April 2017: Honda engine of growth

Honda sales are up 48% in Pakistan so far this year. 

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This post has been updated with amended Honda figures and BR-V sales.

Thanks to PAMA we can share with you sales of locally-produced light vehicles in Pakistan for the March-April period. In March, the market is up 16.6% year-on-year to 20.505 units, with Suzuki up 15% to 50.6% share, Toyota up 3% to 28.9% and Honda up 44% to 18.5%. The Toyota Corolla remains in the lead but drops 2% whereas the Suzuki Mehran is up 30%, the Honda Civic up an estimated 164% and the Suzuki WagonR up 113%. Further down the ranking, the Toyota Fortuner is up 305%.

In April, sales of Pakistan-made light vehicles slow down their growth at +6.6% to 18.329 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 10% to 79.404. This time market leader Suzuki goes against the grain at -2% to a round 50% share, Toyota gains a meagre 3% to 30.8% and once again the engine of Pakistani growth comes from Honda up 47% to 19.2% share. The Toyota Corolla remains the best-selling nameplate in the country despite a 2% drop, followed by the Suzuki Mehran up 20% and the Honda Civic up an estimated 110%. The Suzuki WagonR continues to impress at +60% in 5th place overall as does the Toyota Fortuner up 253%. The Honda BR-V lands at #10.

Previous post: Pakistan January-February 2017: Civic catches up on Corolla and Mehran

One year ago (March): Pakistan March 2016: Honda City on podium

One year ago (April): Pakistan April 2016: Suzuki Cultus up 71%, changes ahead?

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Pakistan January-February 2017: Civic catches up on Corolla and Mehran

The Honda Civic sells an estimated 4.548 units over the first two months of 2017.

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Thanks to PAMA we have access to sales of locally-produced models in Pakistan for the January-February period. The market continues to evolve a step below a year ago in January with sales down 4% year-on-year to 20.884 but catches up on lost time in February at +24% to 19.686 units, making for a year-to-date tally up 9% to 40.570 deliveries. Over the period, Suzuki remains the overwhelming leader in Pakistan with 53.8% share but trails the market at +2% while Toyota is up an even shyer 1% to 30.6% share. The engine of growth in Pakistan so far this year is Honda, up 50% on the same period in 2016 to 7.754 and 15.7%, with the Civic estimated to sell 4.548 units over the period (+192%) for a third place overall and 11.2% share. The Toyota Corolla (-6%) and Suzuki Mehran (-5%) hold onto the top two ranks in the models ranking.

Previous post: Pakistan Full Year 2016: Toyota tops market down 10%

One year ago: Pakistan January-February 2016: Suzuki Mehran back to #2

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Pakistan Full Year 2016: Toyota Corolla tops market down 10%

Toyota Corolla Pakistan 2016. Picture courtesy uol.com.brThe Toyota Corolla is the best-selling model in Pakistan in 2016.

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The Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association provides sales data for locally-made models in Pakistan, which is a pretty accurate representation of the most popular new cars in the country as imports remain limited due to very high duties. After surging 57% in 2015 sales of Pakistan-made cars drop back to reality this year at -10% to 202.381 units. Suzuki remains by far the most popular manufacturer with 53.8% share (-17%) ahead of Toyota at 30.6% (-4%) and Honda at 15.7% (+11%), up from 12.8% a year ago. The Toyota Corolla is once again the best-selling nameplate in Pakistan, posting a small 5% decline for an improved 27.4% market share. The Suzuki Mehran overtakes both the Bolan (-45%) and Ravi (-44%) to take the 2nd spot with deliveries up 3% and 18% share vs. 15.7% in 2016. The Honda City is up 2% in 5th place, the Honda Civic up 74%, the Suzuki WagonR up 71%, Toyota Hilux up 7% and the Suzuki Swift up 11%.

Previous month: Pakistan November 2016: Honda Civic and Suzuki Wagon R shine

Previous year: Pakistan Full Year 2015: Toyota Corolla resists Suzuki Bolan/Ravi assault

Two years ago: Pakistan Full Year 2014: New generation keeps Toyota Corolla #1

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