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Oman Full Year 2017: Toyota Land Cruiser snaps top spot off Hilux

The Toyota Land Cruiser is the best-selling vehicle in Oman for the first time since 2011. 

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Consult 13 years worth of Oman Historical Data here

The Omani new car market is down 7.3% year-on-year in 2017 to 145.651 registrations. Toyota maintains its stranglehold on the market by evolving like it at -7% to a gargantuan 49.5% share. Nissan shoots up 45% to gain almost seven percentage points of market share, going from 12.3% in 2016 to 19.2% this year. Meanwhile  Hyundai freefalls 31% to see its penetration drop from 10.2% to 7.5% in just one year. Kia is up 10% and one spot to #4, toppling Lexus (-17%), while Isuzu (-44%), Mitsubishi (-6%), Mazda (-8%) and Jeep (-24%) all camp on their positions. Honda edges up 2% and breaks into the Top 10 brands at #10. All other brands present in Oman endure steep declines bar Aston Martin (+200%), Chrysler (+98%), Maserati (+14%) and Hino (+7%). Genesis lands at a very shy 37th place with just 18 units sold.

The Nissan Juke is up 88% to #6 in Oman in 2017.

Excellent year for the Toyota Land Cruiser up 15% and three spots on 2016 to snap the Omani models pole position with a sizeable 9.1% market share, dislodging last year’s leader the Toyota Hilux down 15% to 8.8%. The Nissan Patrol surges 69% and two ranks to #3, overtaking the Toyota Land Cruiser Pickup (-24%) and Prado (-34%). The Nissan Juke is up 88% and 10 spots to #6, the Toyota RAV4 up 51% to #8, the Nissan Sunny up 174% to #9 and the Toyota Camry up 37% to #10. Other great gainers include the Toyota Prius (+193%), Previa (+103%), Nissan Sentra (+78%), Kia Optima (+61%), Sportage (+61%), Nissan X-Trail (+36%), and Toyota Fortuner (+33%). No new launch makes it to the Top 50 in 2017, with the Nissan Kicks the most popular at #64 ahead of the Mazda CX-3 (#92) and Geely GC6 (#127).

2005-2017 All-Make and All-Models monthly/annual data available. Contact us here for more details.

Previous post: Oman November 2017: Toyota holds 54% share in market down 13.9%

Previous year: Oman Full Year 2016: Toyota Hilux overtakes Land Cruiser Pickup to #1

Two years ago: Oman Full Year 2015: Toyota Land Cruiser P/up edges past Hilux

Full Year 2017 Top 40 All-brands and Top 50 models vs. Full Year 2016 figures below.

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