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The new car market in Qatar is up a very pleasant 6% year-on-year over the 1st Quarter of 2015 to 25.154 registrations. Toyota unsurprisingly leads the way in the brands ranking with 34.6% share, selling double the cars as the #2 Nissan (18%), while Mitsubishi brilliantly snaps a podium spot thanks to 7.6% share above Hyundai (7.4%), Ford (4%), Kia (3.5%), Honda (3.1%), Lexus (2.9%) and GMC (2.7%). Model-wise, the Toyota Land Cruiser cements its leadership with sales up 8% year-on-year to 2.198 and 8.7% share while the Toyota Hilux drops 5% to 1.705. The Nissan Patrol continues to impress, up one spot compared to its FY2014 ranking to leap onto the podium at #3 with sales up a fantastic 41% year-on-year to 1.142. The Toyota Corolla (+20%) also gains one spot on 2014 to #4, the Mitsubishi Lancer EX is up 70%, the Honda City up 62%, Toyota Camry up 61%, Mitsubishi Pajero up 42% and Hyundai Tucson up 31%.
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Full Q1 2015 Top 15 models Ranking Table below.