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After dropping 45% in 2015 and 36% in 2016, the Syrian new car market slows down its fall in an extremely challenging context at -11% in 2017 to 7.978 registrations. Hyundai chokes the market with a 14% year-on-year gain to 66.8% share while sister brand Kia is down 38% to 32%, the two Koreans holding an obliterating 98.8% of Syrian sales for 2017 vs. 98.5% a year ago. Nissan (-18%) falls below 100 annual sales. The Hyundai Tucson doubles its deliveries year-on-year to hit 26.5% share, followed by the Kia Sportage (+7%), Hyundai H1 (+135%) and Hyundai Elantra (-42%), all three nameplates above 10% share. The best-selling non-Korean nameplate is the Nissan Patrol at #13 (+18%). The Genesis G90 makes its appearance at #18.
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