Uganda 2016. New vehicles market down, used vehicles up.

Uganda Auto Sales 2016 Tata-Bolt_Sport_Concept-2015

Uganda Auto Sales 2016 were down from the previous year record. However, the car fleet keeps growing fueled by a great number of pre-owned vehicles imported. Market leader is Toyota the only one over 1.000 sales.

Uganda’s economic struggles came under the spotlight this past month when the World Bank published its updated economic outlook and the Managing Director of the IMF made an official visit to the country. The World Bank and Christine Lagarde both acknowledged the resilience of the economy and the improving access to financial services.

The growth of local circulating vehicles park keeps to be mainly fueled by pre-owned vehicles, arriving from South AFrica or from Japan, via Emirates and frequently include new vehicles registered as first time in the Emirates with zero kilometers and then imported in Uganda and in others African markets were a favorable duties system support this “grey practise”.

However, reporting just on official new vehicles registrations, we observe as the market stand at very little level, below the 3.000 units, with 2016 a little below the previous year with 2.468 sales.

Dominated by commercial vehicles and pick ups, the market is dominated by Toyota, the only brand over 1.000 sales, with 40.7% of share, ahead of Mitsubishi and Tata.

Above, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 BRAND Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation 2016 Share 2016 Share 2015
1 1 Toyota 1.007 1.017 -1,0% 40,7% 36,4%
2 3 Mitsubishi 307 326 -5,8% 12,4% 11,7%
3 2 Tata 281 430 -34,7% 11,4% 15,4%
4 4 Nissan 203 325 -37,5% 8,2% 11,6%
5 5 Ford 186 232 -19,8% 7,5% 8,3%
6 7 Isuzu 176 96 83,3% 7,1% 3,4%
7 11 Land Rover 84 14 500,0% 3,4% 0,5%
8 8 Foton 64 76 -15,8% 2,6% 2,7%
9 13 Great Wall 48 7 585,7% 1,9% 0,3%
10 16 Mazda 42 1,7% 0,0%

 

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Model Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation
1 1 Toyota Hilux 594 543 9,4%
2 3 Ford Ranger 177 230 -23,0%
3 5 Toyota Land Cruiser 147 175 -16,0%
3 6 Toyota Prado 147 159 -7,5%
4 7 Tata 120 120 0,0%
4 2 Nissan Hardbody 120 264 -54,5%
5 13 ISUZU TFS 107 60 78,3%
6 12 Mitsubishi L200 96 66 45,5%
6 9 Tata Xenon 96 94 2,1%
6 10 Mitsubishi Outlander 96 94 2,1%

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