The new MG GT lands directly at #11 in Oman.
5,861 new light vehicles found a buyer in Oman in March, that’s a steep -26.2% year-on-year fall. Brand leader Toyota (-25%) follows the market to easily keep the pole position with a whopping 47% share. Nissan (-46.7%) is hit very hard but still manages to retain its second spot with 12.8% of the market. MG (+14.3%) is the only carmaker in positive in the Top 6 and lands on the podium at an outstanding third place, its highest in the Middle East and potentially highest outside of China. The next three carmakers behave roughly like the market and are Kia (-25.4%), Lexus (-25.4%) and Hyundai (-25.9%). Suzuki (+1.5%), Mitsubishi (+45.5%) and most impressively Ram (+256.1%) are also up in the remainder of the Top 10. Below, notice Chevrolet (+53.3%), Infiniti (+37.5%) and Cadillac (+100%) posting rare gains.
The Toyota Hilux (-25.8%) reclaims the models top spot off the Nissan Sunny (-46.7%) with the Toyota Land Cruiser (-30.8%) and Land Cruiser Pickup (-7%) remaining at #3 and #4 respectively. The next three models sport great gains: Toyota Hiace (+30.7%) is up one spot on its Full Year 2021 ranking to #5, the Mitsubishi L200 (+75.7%) is up five ranks to #6 and the Ram Pickup (+256.1%) is up 17 to #7. The Lexus LX (-4.3%), Toyota Fortuner (-52.4%) and Toyota RAV4 (+13.6%) round out the Top 10. Just below at #11, the new MG GT is by far the best-selling recent launch (<12 months) and immediately becomes the most popular car for the MG brand. There is only one additional recent launch in the Top 40: the MG T60 at #39.
Full March 2022 Top 30 All-brands and Top 40 models below.