The Mitsubishi Montero Sport is up to #6 in the UAE.
The Emirati new vehicle market has stabilised in 2019 with Q3 sales down a slim -2.5% year-on-year to 52.305 units but a year-to-date volume still in positive at +5.1% to 169.123 deliveries after 9 months. Toyota (-3.4%) almost matches the market for Q3, posting a strong 31.5% share vs. 28.9% so far in 2019 and followed by Nissan (-14.3%) in difficulty but up to 20.8% share while Mitsubishi surges 24.5% to 14.7% of the market. Lexus (+19.5%), Chevrolet (+11.4%) and Hyundai (+5.5%) also score solid gains in the Top 10 while further down Ram (+115.8%), MG (+115.1%), Peugeot (+104.1%), Cadillac (+33%), Renault (+28.4%), Volvo (+25.3%) and Suzuki (+19.9%) stand out.
The models ranking is reshuffled again over Q3, with the Nissan Patrol (-32.3%) reclaiming the lead off the Mitsubishi Pajero (-1.6%) despite a steep drop, just as the Toyota Land Cruiser (-15.1%) ensures the podium is 100% composed of large SUVs. Year-to-date, the Pajero remains on top for now ahead of the Land Cruiser and Patrol. The Toyota Hilux (+29%) and Nissan Sunny (+14%) also post very solid scores in the remainder of the Top 5, but it’s the Mitsubishi Montero Sport (+1099.4%) that earns the title of best performer in the Top 10, leaping up to #6 over Q3 and #8 YTD vs. #25 over the Full Year 2018. The Toyota Yaris (+73.2%) also shines at #10.
One year ago: UAE January-October 2018: Nissan Patrol strong at #1
Full Q3 and YTD 2019 Top 32 All-brands and Top 150 models below.