The 10 most popular cars in Morocco in 2018 included the Dacia Logan, Renault Clio, Dacia Dokker, Dacia Sandero, Dacia Duster, and Renault Kangoo.
Rabat – A statement published by Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) showed international car manufacturer Renault continues to dominate Moroccan car sales.
A statement from the Renault Group said that its market share increased to 42.5 percent in 2018 from 41.8 percent in 2017.
In 2018, Renault subsidiary Dacia launched the new Dacia Duster. The Dacia Duster had the fifth best sales of all Renault Group car models in 2018 with cumulative deliveries exceeding 8,000 units in just 8 months.
Renault Morocco also said that its car sales grew 7 percent over 2017 while the automotive market overall grew 5 percent.
The Renault and Dacia makes remain key market leaders in number of cars sold, according to the statement.
“Dacia has consolidated its leading position in the passenger vehicle and commercialCARvehicle market with cumulative market shares ranging from 27.8% in 2017 to 28.0% in 2018.”
The press release added that Dacia sold a record 49,649 cars in 2018, up from 46,851 in 2017.
In 2017, Renault sold 27,769 vehicles and increased its market share from 14.1 percent in 2017 to 14.5 percent in 2018. The increase confirms the company’s position as the second most popular make in the Moroccan market.
Six of the group’s models made the top ten best selling models in Morocco in 2018, including the Dacia Logan, Renault Clio, Dacia Dokker, Dacia Sandero Dacia Duster, and Renault Kangoo.
The Association of Importers of Vehicles in Morocco announced an increase in Moroccan automotive sales overall in 2018.
Moroccans bought 177,400 cars in 2018, compared to 168,136 vehicles in 2017, up by 5 percent.