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Oman January-July 2021: 6 Toyotas in Top 7, MG up to #4 in market up 16%

MG is the 4th best-selling brand in Oman so far this year.

The Omani new car market advances 16% year-on-year over the first seven months of 2021 to 42.597 registrations. Toyota (+31.9%) doubles the market growth rate to tighten its grip even further, going from 42.2% share a year ago to 48% now. Nissan (-42.9%) is at the opposite end of the spectrum, halving its share year-on-year from 30.4% to 15%. Hyundai (+83.4%) is also in fantastic shape and hops onto the podium at #3. MG (+164.1%) delivers the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 12 and is up three spots to #4 overall so far in 2021. Lexus (+12%) and Kia (+5.9%) underperform yet still manage upticks but fall in the charts to #5 and #6 respectively. The remaining four Top 10 brands all vastly outpace the market, starting with Isuzu (+84.7%) and Honda (+71.9%) but also Mitsubishi (+65.4%) and Mazda (+43.8%). Below, Land Rover (+181.1%), Ram (+137.9%) and Chevrolet (+105.5%) stun, while Changan lands at #17.

Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Hilux (+106.4%) more than doubles its sales year-on-year to snap the pole position with a gigantic 14.9% share, toppling the Nissan Sunny (-6.5%) at 12.3% and the Toyota Land Cruiser Pickup (+66.9%) at #3. The Toyota Land Cruiser (-8.2%) recedes but stays in 4th place above the Toyota Fortuner (-7.8%). The Hiace (+45.2%) and Corolla (+14.8%) make it six Toyotas in the Top 7 while the Hyundai Tucson (+143.1%) and MG5 (+155%) surge ahead to break into the Top 10. The Nissan Xterra (#55), Changan CS95 (#56), Changan CS85 (#60) and Kia Sonet (#64) dominate recent launches.

Previous post: Oman January-April 2021: MG up to #4 brand, Toyota Hilux best-seller in market up a shy 7.8%

One year ago: Oman January-July 2020: Nissan (+5%), MG (+126.2%) defy market imploding -41%

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