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Egypt Full Year 2022: Chery (+15.6%) stands out, Chevy T-Series #1 again in sinking market (-37.2%)

The Chery Arrizo 5 is up to 4th place in Egypt.

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After two years of strong growth thanks to new free trade agreements, the Egyptian new light vehicle market falls apart in 2022 at -37.2% year-on-year to 174,538 sales, losing more than 100,000 units on 2021. Chevrolet (-40%) falls even faster than the market but retains the top spot for just 800 sales above Nissan (-10.1%) resisting well and improving its share from 9.6% to 13.8%. Suzuki (-7.3%) does even better and is up three spots on last year to #3 and 11.6% share vs. 7.9% in 2021. But its Chery (+15.6%) that manages by far the best performance in the market and the only Top 20 carmaker in positive. It jumps from #8 in 2021 to #4 this year with 10.8% share vs. 5.9% last year. Other Chinese fare BYD (-22.4%) is the only additional Top 10 brand to gain share year-on-year and leaps up to #10. Notice also Geely back into the Egyptian market at #22.

Over in the models aisle, the Chevrolet T-Series (-32.8%) lodges a 9th consecutive annual win and improves its market share from 9.8% to 10.5%. The Nissan Sunny (+0.2%) ends the year at #2 again but sees its share soar from 6% to 9.6%, above the Suzuki Swift/Dzire (+2.7%) up six spots on 2021 to close out the podium. Chery places two nameplates inside the Egyptian Top 5 in 2022: the Arrizo 5 is up 31.7% and 10 ranks to #4 and the Tiggo is up 49.7% and 16 spots to #5. Below, the Fiat Tipo (-54.8%) is down two ranks to #6, the BYD F3 (-22.4%) is up three to #7 and the Suzuki Microbus (+7.9%) is up eight to #10. It’s a forgettable year for the Toyota Corolla (-67.3%) and MG 5 (-53.5%).

Previous post: Egypt 9 months 2022: Chevrolet and Nissan lead, Chery up to third place

Previous year: Egypt 2021: Chevrolet T-Series manages 8th straight win in market up 26.5%

Two years ago: Egypt 2020: New free trade agreements lift market up 20.2%

Full Year 2022 Top 37 all brands and Top 50 models vs. Full Year 2021 figures below.

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