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Over the first 8 months of 2012 and as it was already the case over the Full Year 2011, the most popular model in Panama is the Hyundai Accent with 2,168 sales, ahead of the Toyota Hilux at 1,658 units. #4 in 2011, the Hyundai Elantra jumps onto the Panama podium over the period thanks to 1,576 sales, kicking the Hyundai Tucson ix down to 4th place at 1,387 units. This means 3 of the Top 4 models in Panama are Hyundais like in 2011.
In fact the Koreans are slowly but surely taking control of the Panama new car market, with 6 representants in the Top 10 over the period. The Kia Rio is up to #5 with 1,159 sales, followed by the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Kia Picanto and Kia Sportage.
Previous year: Panama 2011: Hyundai Accent leads record market
Full 8 months 2012 Top 10 Ranking Table below.