New car buyers across the GCC continue to snap up MG cars in record numbers, with the British-born brand recording best-ever six month sales of over 20,000 vehicles in the GCC and the Middle East, the company stated in a press communiqué.
The growing popularity of the brand has been replicated over the first six months of 2021. MG’s biggest market in the region continues to be Saudi Arabia, where the brand sold 12,200 units in the first half of 2021.
In Oman the brand witnessed impressive growth of 263% during this period, contributing to a strong 5.3%market share, the highest ever to be registered in the GCC for a single market. The brand’s outstanding performance allowed it to jump two positions to take 8th place in the list of the GCC’s best-selling brands.
The MG ZS ranked 2nd in its segment with 4,635 units sold and an overall contribution of 23%to the brand’s overall sales. In parallel, buyers took a special liking to the MG 5 with 6,800 units sold. The people’s favourite sedan registered growth of 88% compared to 2020.
“We are paying special attention to the Middle East market, ensuring that the supply of vehicles does not negatively affect our customers,” commented Tom Lee, Managing Director, MG Motor Middle East.