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Egypt Full Year 2019: Chevrolet #1, Toyota (+36.1%), Peugeot (+160.6%) stun in market down -5.7%

Peugeot sales surge 160.6% year-on-year in Egypt.

Discover 15 years of Egyptian Historical Data here.

10/03 update: Now with Top 40 All-brands and Top 190 All-models.

The Egyptian new vehicle market skids down -5.7% year-on-year in 2019 to 182.713 units. Sales of locally-assembled vehicles drop -9.4% to 85.606 units, while imports resist better at -2.3% to 97.107. Passenger cars registrations are down -13% to 127.400 units, while buses leap 27.4% to 20.300 and trucks step up 9% to 34.800. Brand-wise, Chevrolet (+6.1%) swims upstream with a year-on-year uptick, cementing its domination to 23% share vs. 20.4% last year. Nissan (-19%) overtakes Hyundai (-39.9%) to step up to #2 even though both brands freefall. Toyota (+36.1%) is easily the best performer in the Top 6, scoring the only double-digit gain in there must as Renault (-19%) sinks and Kia (-4.9%) holds well. Peugeot (+160.6%) scores a second consecutive triple-digit leap, up 8 spots to break into the Top 10 at #7 with 4.4% share vs. just 1.6% in 2018. King Long (+48.9%), Fiat (+38.6%) and Chery (+20.1%) also manage spectacular gains in the remainder of the Top 12. BYD (-11.5%) however remains the most popular Chinese carmaker at #8 overall, holding 3.3% share vs. 3.6% in 2018.

Over in the models ranking, the Chevrolet T-Series (+1.3%), a rebadged variant of the Isuzu D-Max, enjoys a 6th consecutive annual win, even improving its market share to a mammoth 10.8%. The Nissan Sunny (-3.8%) almost exactly follows the market at 7% share in 2nd place while the Toyota Corolla NG (+17.7%) leaps up 4 spots to land on the third step of the podium, dislodging the Hyundai Tucson (-14.7%). The Kia Sportage (+30.4%) sports the largest gain in the Top 7 and advances 7 spots to break into the annual Top 5 at #5. The best performer in the Top 10 is the Fiat Tipo (+58.7%) up 12 ranks to #8. The BYD F3 (#6) remains the best-selling Chinese model above the King Long XMQ (#10), Golden Dragon Haice (#15), Chery Tiggo (#16), Chery Arrizo 5 (#26) and Geely Emgrand X7 (#31).

Previous year: Egypt 2018: Chevrolet TFR posts 5th straight win, Renault shines, BYD returns in market up 44%

Two years ago: Egypt 2017: Chevrolet TFR Pickup posts 4th win in market down 24%

Full Year 2019 Top 40 All-brands and Top 190 All-models vs. Full Year 2018 figures below.

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