Qatari new vehicles were moderately positive in February with registrations at 4.204 (+2%). Toyota - holding over 30% of share - fell in double-digit, ahead of an awful Nissan (-34.8%). Meanwhile, Kia has overtaken Mitsubishi, gaining the podium with a brilliant performance.
Qatari new vehicles kept falling in the 2018 despite the government decision to postpone the VAT introduction by one year. Sales fell down 6.3%, signing the fourth negative annual score in a row. Toyota was still dominating the market, with 31.1% market share.
Qatar Vehicles Market in 2017 reported a huge -25.6%, the worse performance within GCC area, down near 50% from the 2014 record. While the economy was recovering the Saudi-led boycott, after accuse of terrorism have reduced tourism and disrupted import.
Qatar Auto Sales 2016 reported the sharpest fall in over 30 years, hit by the worst economy deceleration in the last twenty years. All top players have lost sales, but Lexus, sixth and up in double-digit.
Qatar Autos Sales hit by fall in consumption in First Half. The market was dragged down by the effects of low oil price. Lexus was brilliant improving sales and share thanks to the LX success.
Qatar Cars Industry in Q1 2016 fell down in double figure. Nissan was second with a big gap from Toyota which confirmed the leadership.
Qatar Vehicles Market in 2015 down hit by the sharp 20% Q4 fall. Toyota and Nissan resist on top while Koreans has lost in double-digit. Mitsubishi shines advancing in third place gaining over 21% of sales. The 2016 is at risk.
Qatar new vehicles sales rose 7% in the first half 2015 keeping the speed after four years of record growth. The market leader, Toyota, further reinforced its dominion on the market.
Qatar Vehicle Market ended the first half at the highest level ever pushed further up by a strong economy and robust consumer’s demand in the entry level segments. Toyota is keeping the most advantage gaining market share.
Qatar Vehicle sales rose in Q1 2014, keeping the growing trend at the best actually world-wide with 51 consecutive year-on-year growing month, a great news for the leader Toyota and for fast growing brands such as Land Rover.
In 2013 Qatar light vehicles market scored a new all-time record thanks to a robust increase posted in first half and a slow second part of the year. Market failed the 100k level record although medium term perspectives stand untouched. Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai lead.
The Qatar light vehicles market kept its magic moment keeping growing again in July 2013 by 16.5% from last year. Following a weak first half, Hyundai performed well thanks to strong registrations on Elantra and Tucson both in top ten.
The Qatar light vehicles market kept its momentum in first half 2013, posting a robust 17% year on year increase, a bit better than foreseen. Toyota confirmed the dominion in the market as Hilux was again the bestselling model.
In May, Qatar's car sales were 8.180, up 71% from last year, posting the 19th consecutive growing month. Year to date sales in May were 35.401, up 40.2% from 2011. Toyota dominates the market and in May achieved 41% market share.