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In 2014 Saudi Arabia Vehicles Market was the 15th largest worldwide .

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In 2014 Saudi Arabia Vehicles Market was the 15th largest worldwide hitting a new sales record, the fourth in a row albeit sharp cut of crude oil international price. Amazing performances scored by Kia and Renault.

In  2014 according to data released by focus2move Research Team through local sources and KSA Authority for Transportation, the total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold have been 864.488, up 11.8% from the previous year, and hitting the new all-time record, the fourth in a row.

following a positive first half, the second was widely above expectations with all months growing in double-digit pushing the final year above observers expectations.

In the 2014 Saudi Arabian market advanced in 15th place globally ahead of Thailand and behind Spain, signing a significant step towards the achievement of 1 million annual units.

The sharp reduction of crude oil price in the international market has hit the KSA public revenue but reinforced the efforts to rapidly generate additional and alternative sectors. This daring approach was confirmed in the 2015 Budget,that has allocated a record investment on new roads, industrial and commercial centers and airports, with a GDP 2015 expected at 4.5%, the second highest among the 6 countries of the Gulf, just behind UAE.

In the market arena, Toyota kept the first half pace ending ed the first half at a record volume just near the 300k, at 299.707 units and 34.7% of market share.

In second place there was Hyundai with 147.668 sales , up 3.3% from the previous year with 17.1% of share.

The star of the year was Kia, jumped up 69.0% overtaking Ford in third place with 70.421 sales and 8.1% of market share.

Keeping the momentum, Renault was the second faster growing brand with sales up 62.7% from 2013 thanks to huge demand on the Duster. Total sales had been 13.394 ranking in 10th place, up 3 spots from 2013.

To know all about this market you can purchase the 2014 Auto Book or the 2020 Outlook.

 

In the interactive table below you can sort through the Best-selling Models ranking:

Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Model Sales 2014 Sales 2013 2014 Y.o.Y. Var. Share 2014 Share 2013
1 1 Toyota Hilux 68.278 67.746 0,8% 7,9% 8,8%
2 2 Toyota Corolla 50.364 61.941 -18,7% 5,8% 8,0%
3 3 Hyundai Elantra 49.619 52.765 -6,0% 5,7% 6,8%
4 4 Hyundai Accent 46.718 38.486 21,4% 5,4% 5,0%
5 6 Toyota Yaris 39.132 25.856 51,3% 4,5% 3,3%
6 5 Toyota Camry 34.377 35.160 -2,2% 4,0% 4,5%
7 7 Isuzu D-Max 24.529 19.680 24,6% 2,8% 2,5%
8 23 Nissan D22 21.281 9.518 123,6% 2,5% 1,2%
9 14 Isuzu NPR 18.044 11.761 53,4% 2,1% 1,5%
10 8 Ford Expedition 17.506 18.375 -4,7% 2,0% 2,4%
11 11 Honda Accord 17.419 16.038 8,6% 2,0% 2,1%
12 9 Hyundai Sonata 17.393 16.670 4,3% 2,0% 2,2%
13 10 Toyota Fortuner 17.024 16.304 4,4% 2,0% 2,1%
14 15 Toyota Land Cruiser 16.403 11.653 40,8% 1,9% 1,5%
15 12 Chevrolet Tahoe 15.364 12.377 24,1% 1,8% 1,6%
16 13 Kia Cerato 15.352 12.089 27,0% 1,8% 1,6%
17 16 Kia Rio 14.495 10.612 36,6% 1,7% 1,4%
18 24 Nissan Sunny 11.750 9.360 25,5% 1,4% 1,2%
19 19 Toyota Prado 11.683 9.659 21,0% 1,4% 1,2%
20 17 Toyota Innova 11.057 10.451 5,8% 1,3% 1,4%
21 15 Toyota Land Cruiser P/U 10.993 11.653 -5,7% 1,3% 1,5%
22 26 Hyundai Santa fe 10.403 8.321 25,0% 1,2% 1,1%
23 21 Ford Taurus 10.358 9.577 8,2% 1,2% 1,2%
24 22 Toyota Hiace 9.448 9.539 -1,0% 1,1% 1,2%
25 36 Kia Optima 9.343 4.337 115,4% 1,1% 0,6%







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