Car Sales Decline by 20% from Last Year

According to the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturer’s Association (PAMA) report, over 17,000 passenger cars were sold during April 2019 and the total sales for the first ten months of the ongoing fiscal year stand at 177,400.

Comparing the figures month-on-month, the sales fell by 14.1% from March 2019, while year-on-year, the sales fell by 20.7% compared to April 2018.

The highest number of sales in the various categories was seen by cars with an engine displacement of 1300CC and above, this category saw 8,019 units sold collectively.

Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla saw the highest number of units sold in this category with 5,256 units sold last month as compared to 4,741 units in March.

Honda

Honda came in 2nd position with 2,310 units sold – for both the Civic and City.

Suzuki

The Swift came in last with just 453 units sold as compared to 386 in March

As for the category with units having an engine displacement of 1,000CC, they saw 4,832 units being sold during this time frame while in the 800cc-1000cc (exclusive) over 4,335 units were sold.

Via Profit


  • If this continues then cost of production will rise and force closures.
    This is not the way forward


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