United Arab Emirates January 2014: Toyota Hilux reclaims top spot
It’s only a matter of months before the Ford Ecosport breaks into the UAE Top 100.
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Exceptional health of the Emirati new car market in this start of 2014: January sales are up 15% year-on-year to 32,007 registrations. Leader in 2013, the Toyota Prado is kicked down to third place this month, with the Toyota Hilux reclaiming the pole position at 1,601 sales and 5% share ahead of the Toyota Land Cruiser at 1,510 and 4.7% vs. 1,433 and 4.5% for the Prado. Toyota keeps the monopoly of the Top 5 with the Corolla at #4 and 3.8% and the Camry at #5 and 3.7%. In January the best-selling non-Toyota in the UAE is the Mitsubishi Pajero up 2 spots on 2013 to #6.
The Mitsubishi Attrage makes its very first appearance in the UAE ranking this month.
Notice the Toyota Yaris boosted by the new generation up from #12 in 2013 to #9 this month, the Mitsubishi Lancer EX up 20 spots to #12, the Hyundai Santa Fe up 15 to #16, the BMW 5 Series also up 15 to #23, BMW X6 up 23 to #26, Range Rover Sport up 24 to #31 and the Mitsubishi ASX up 33 to #32. The Mitsubishi Attrage makes its very first appearance in the UAE ranking this month, landing directly at #35 with 210 sales and 0.7% share. Finally, the Ford Ecosport is up to #107 with 58 units vs. #197 in 2013.
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Full January 2014 Top 150 models Ranking Table below.