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Bahrain February 2012: Toyota Land Cruiser & Prado on top

Toyota Land Cruiser. Picture by Mishari Al-Reshaid, all rights reserved.

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The Bahraini car market is on fire in this start of the year: up 67% year-on-year in February to 3,753 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 6,791 units, up 39% on 2011. In this euphoric context, the Toyota Land Cruiser accentuates its domination even further to a mammoth 11.5% share in February thanks to 433 sales, with the year-to-date total at 675 units or just under 10% share, to be compared with 6.9% over the Full Year 2011.

Toyota Prado. Picture by Alwosaibie, all rights reserved.

The Toyota Prado, #8 over the Full Year 2011 at 2.9% market share, is up to #2 in February and year-to-date at 4.7% and 5.5% share respectively. In third place the Toyota Corolla is very close to its historical levels at 4.5% share, followed by the Hyundai Elantra at 150 units and 4% (vs. 1.4% in 2011) and the Toyota Hilux at 3.3%. This means the 2012 year-to-date Top 6 is 100% Toyota: Land Cruiser, Prado, Corolla, Camry, Hilux and Hiace…

Range Rover

Other great performers this month include the Nissan Sunny up 12 spots on January to #6, the Kia Optima up to #11, Chevrolet Tahoe up to #17, Nissan Qashqai up to #23 and Range Rover up to #31 with 0.7% market share.

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Full February 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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