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Shock: new car sales in Kuwait are actually down year-on-year in 2014 at -1% to 152,477 registrations. Toyota (36.5%), Nissan (11.6%) and Hyundai (8%) top the brands ranking with Chevrolet at a strong 5th place, GMC at #11, Land Rover at #14 and Porsche at #15. The Top 2 best-sellers are unchanged on 2013: the Toyota Prado is the best-selling nameplate in the country once again but its share slips under 10% due to sales down 5%. The Toyota Hilux is up 53% to 7.6%, the Camry up 35% to 4.4% and the Corolla up 9% to 4.1%, making the Top 4 100% Toyota. Excellent performance of the Nissan Patrol up 55% to 5th place, the Chevrolet Tahoe up 26% to #8, Hyundai Santa Fe up 98% to #10 and Kia Sportage up 45% to #19.
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Full Year 2014 Top 20 models vs. Full Year 2013 figures and Top 15 brands below.