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Kuwait January-April 2016: Prado, Land Cruiser, Patrol & Pajero on top

The Toyota Prado is the most popular vehicle in Kuwait in 2016. Picture

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New light vehicle sales are down a harsh 32% year-on-year in Kuwait over the first four months of 2016, falling from 53.875 to just 36.827 units. Market leaders Toyota (-38%) and Nissan (-37%) fall even faster than the market, diminishing their respective market shares to 32.1% and 14%. Mitsubishi on the other hand is up 4% to 8.7% share, followed by Chevrolet (-24%), Kia (-27%) and Hyundai down a dramatic 51%. Lexus (+14%), Suzuki (+13%), Renault (+27%) and Jeep (+9%) also gain ground. Model-wise, the Toyota Prado continues to dominate head-and-shoulers at 10.8% share and despite a 43% year-on-year drop. Its direct follower, the Toyota Land Cruiser, is at 4.8% share above the Nissan Patrol (+8%) while the Mitsubishi Pajero more than doubles its deliveries year-on-year (+108%) to leap to 4th place overall. The Toyota Camry is the best-selling passenger car in the country at #5 with sales down a drastic 45%.

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