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The Myanmar new car market continues to open up with 2.167 registrations over the first quarter of 2016, a 52% increase year-on-year. Toyota once again leads the brands ranking, selling one in every five new vehicles in the country at 20.5% share vs. 18.4% over FY15. Suzuki soars to 16.2% vs. 9.4%, followed by Ford (7.5%) and Hyundai (6.7%) while Mazda shoots up from #13 in FY15 to #5 this year so far with 4.9% share. Lifan (#7), Jinbei (#9), Dongfeng (#10), King Long (#11) and Chery (#12) lead the Chinese charge adding up to 18.7% share vs. 22% in 2015.
Model-wise, after being outsold by the Toyota Hilux in January, the locally-produced Suzuki Super Carry edges back into the lead for just one unit over Q1 at 253 sales and 11.7% share vs. 252 and 11.6%. Launched in February in Myanmar, the Suzuki Ertiga lands directly on the podium at a brilliant third place with 4.5% share, knocking the Ford Ranger down to #4 and the Toyota Hiace to #5. The Jinbei Haise remains the best-selling Chinese nameplate in Myanmar at #6 overall above the Lifan Foison (#11), Dongfeng Rich (#12), Chery Tiggo (#17) and QQ (#19).
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Full Q1 2016 Top 20 brands and Top 100 models below.