* See the Top 180 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Ldman *
Traditionally available with a little bit of delay, new car sales in Saudi Arabia start the new year with a bang: up 17% on January 2012 to 59,719 registrations. Surprise in pole position: for the first time since January 2012, the Toyota Corolla leads the Saudi models ranking thanks to an excellent 5,109 sales and 8.6% share vs. 4,795 and 8% for the Hilux, #1 over the Full Year 2012. Hyundai is strong this month and places the Elantra at #3 with 3,458 units and 5.8%, the Accent at #4 with 3,133 sales and 5.2% and the Sonata at #7 with 1,771 units and 3%.
Other great performers this month include the Toyota Yaris up to #5 with 3,109 sales and 5.2%, the Isuzu D-Max up to #8 with 1,757 units and 2.9%, the Kia Cerato up to #11 with 1,410 sales and 2.4% thanks to the all-new model now in dealerships, the Ford Edge up 20 spots on December to #16, Ford Flex up 41 to #36 and the Cadillac ATS making its very first appearance in the Saudi models ranking at #149 with 18 sales.
Full January 2013 Top 180 models Ranking Table below.