The growth of car sales in the Saudi market exceeded its counterpart in the world, as it grew by 28% during the first four months of this year, while it grew by about 26% globally and surpassed the repercussions of the Corona virus, and Toyota topped the top selling brands in the Kingdom.annual growth
According to the World Association of Automobile Manufacturers OICA. Sales in Saudi Arabia grew during the first four months of this year by 27.8%, to 189 thousand cars, compared to 148.1 thousand cars in the same period of 2020. Saudi Arabia’s market share of total car sales in the world during the first quarter of this year increased by 1.5% Compared to its share during the same period last year, which amounted to 1%.
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Saudi Arabia accounts for 35% of the total sales of cars in the Arab region. According to data issued by the American agency “Fox 2 Move” for automotive market research, sales during the first quarter of this year amounted to 140,631 cars, compared to 140 thousand and 771 units. In the same period of 2020, a decrease of about 0.1%.
According to the best-selling car brands in the Kingdom during the first four months of this year, Toyota came in the first place with 50.9 thousand cars, and acquired a market share of 26.9% of the total car sales in the Kingdom. Hyundai came in second place with 34.1 thousand cars, with a market share of 18%, and Nissan came in third place with 12.4 thousand cars.
Globally, car sales of all kinds around the world increased in the first quarter by 26%, reaching 18.8 million cars, compared to 14.9 million vehicles in the first quarter of 2020. Despite the growth in car sales during the first three months of this year, it was unable to Reaching levels before the emergence and outbreak of the Corona virus, as world sales of vehicles recorded during the first quarter of 2019, about 20 million cars.
China topped the list of the world’s best-selling countries for cars during the first quarter of this year with sales of 6.5 million cars, and the United States came in second place after it managed to achieve a growth in market performance during the first three months of this year by 12% to record 4 million cars, and replaced Japan ranked third in the list of countries with the highest sales of cars this year after delivering 1.42 million cars, and India came fourth in the list after its vehicle sales grew during the first quarter of this year by up to 43%, recording 1.1 million cars.
Top selling car brands in the Saudi market January – April 2021:
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List of top selling brands in the Kingdom January – April 2021:
Toyota Camry 11.441
Hyundai Accent 10.146
Hyundai Elantra 8.502
Toyota Yaris 8.257
Toyota Hilux 6.614
Toyota Corolla 5.734
Nissan Sunny 5.647
Hyundai Sonata 5.570
TF Isuzu 5.143
Ford gear 3.850
Top selling countries for cars during the first quarter:
1- China 6.5 million cars
2- The United States 4 million cars
3- Japan 1.42 million cars
4- India 1.1 million cars
5- Germany 745.8 thousand cars
6- France 574.6 thousand cars
7- United Kingdom 534.4 thousand cars
8- Brazil 527.9 thousand cars
9- Italy 500.9 thousand cars
10- South Korea 448.2 thousand cars