Daily News Egypt is publishing the list of 10 bestselling cars in January and February, amid price hikes across the market, which caused sales to drop.
The Nissan Sunny was the top selling car during the two months, replacing the Hyundai Verna, which topped the list in the first nine months of 2016. The Nissan Sunny saw sales of 1,963 units, while only 291 units of the Verna were sold.
The imported Mitsubishi Lancer came in second, with 1,074 sold units worth EGP 279m. The Nissan Qashqai came in third, with 889 cars worth EGP 333m, followed by the Nissan Sentra, with sales of 879 units worth EGP 224m.
The Kia Cerato was ranked fifth, with 700 units worth EGP 210m, followed by the new Chevrolet Optra GP52 with sales of 440 units. In the seventh ranking came the Toyota Corolla, achieving sales of 429 units worth EGP 180m.
The Opel Astra was ranked eighth, with sales of 404 units worth EGP 143m, then the Opel Insignia, with sales of 361 units. Tailing the list was the Ford Focus, with 294 units sold.
Collectively, the top 10 bestselling cars amount to 7,438 units sold in the first two months, which is only 63.5% of the sales in the same period in 2016, in which 11,700 units were sold.