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Bahrain 9 months 2021: Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Sunny top market up 8.7%

The Toyota Land Cruiser holds 11.3% of the Bahrain market so far in 2021.

The Bahrain new light vehicle market is up 8.7% year-on-year over the first 9 months of 2021 to 18,363 registrations. Brand leader Toyota (-2.1%) can’t quite jump on the positive bandwagon but remains ultra-dominant at 38% share. Nissan (+33.9%) impresses and sees its share climb to 10.6%, distancing Lexus (+4.2%) at 7.2% of the market. Isuzu (+41.6%) and MG (+25.7%) also excel in the remainder of the Top 10 while Mazda (+9.1%) matches the market growth and Kia (+4.7%), Honda (+3.4%) and Hyundai (+1%) are shy. Mitsubishi (-17.4%) struggles and falls to #10. Further down, notice Haval up to #14 and Genesis (+234.6%), Hino (+96.6%), Infiniti (+56%), Cadillac (+55.8%), Ford (+53.3%), Changan (+45.5%) and Jeep (+28.9%) all posting fantastic gains.

Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Land Cruiser (+8.8%) follows the market to a splendid 11.3% share, with the Nissan Sunny (+69.7%) and Isuzu TF (+51.4%) extremely dynamic below. The Toyota Corolla (+8.9%) and Hiace (+37.1%) round out a Top 5 unchanged on two months ago. The Toyota Yaris (+62.3%) steps up to #6, overtaking the Lexus LX (+23.1%) and a freefalling Toyota Hilux (-42.6%). The Toyota RAV4 (+65.7%) soars to #9 while the Toyota Camry (-8.3%) closes out the Top 10. Among newcomers, notice the Haval H6 (#38), Haval Jolion (#47), Nissan Xterra (#50) and Kia Sonet (#75) making the biggest waves.

Previous post: Bahrain January-July 2021: Nissan, Isuzu, MG stand out in market up 9.3%

Previous year: Bahrain Full Year 2020: Toyota Land Cruiser posts 7th straight win in market off -17.5%

Full January-September 2021 Top 35 All-brands and Top 50 models below.

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