The Renault Express is the best-selling vehicle in Morocco in August.
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In August, the new light vehicle market in Morocco returns to negative for the 5th time this year at -2.9% to 11,128 sales. This includes 9,666 Passenger Cars (-3.5%) and 1,460 Light Commercials (+0.8%). The PC year-to-date tally is now up just 0.2% year-on-year to 95,972. Dacia (-24.5%) once again endures a steep fall but easily stays on top of the brands charts with 21.9% of the market. In contrast Renault (+18.1%) is in outstanding shape and climbs to 15.6% share. Hyundai (-26.3%) freefalls buy remains in third place. In fact the entire Top 5 is identical to July and YTD, with Peugeot (+12.7%) and Volkswagen (+49%) in tow. Opel (+24.8%) retakes the 6th spot off Citroen (+4.2%). Other great performers below include Volvo (+81%) and Seat (+27.1%) with newcomer Cupra at #20. We welcome BYD in the charts with 7 sales.
Today we also have a Top 100 models ranking available for August (PC+LCV). The first surprise is the Renault Express outselling the traditional leaders: the Dacia Sandero is relegated to #2 and the Logan to #3. The Renault Clio advances to #4 vs. #6 over the Full Year 2022. It is followed by the Dacia Duster, Hyundai Tucson and Peugeot 208. The Opel Corsa is up two spots on FY2022 to #8 ahead of the Dacia Lodgy (running out of stock) and the VW T-Roc. The Toyota Hilux leads the pickup race at #11, distancing the Mitsubishi L200 (#22), Hyundai H100 (#23), DFSK K01H (#38) and K01S (#39).
Full August 2023 Top 35 All brands and Top 100 models below.