Winners & Losers of January 2021

Sales of local assembled automobiles witnessed a strong start to the new calendar year with 44% increase in January 2021 according to the data released by PAMA (Pakistan Automobile Manufacturers Association).

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The first month of the new calendar year saw sales of 14,543 units compared to 10,095 units sold in the first month of previous calendar year. On month-on-month basis, sales were up 26% compared to the numbers from December 2020.

Each month we bring you the Winners & Losers comparison, where winners are those which saw an improvement in sales over the previous month and losers being those which witness a decline. While the beginning of New Year saw a decent improvement in sales, some still witnessed a decline from preceding month.

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It is pertinent to mention that most newcomers including Kia, FAW, Changan, United & Regal etc are not yet members of PAMA hence their sales data isn’t reflected in the charts. Let us have a look at the winners & losers of January 2021 according to PAMA sales data.


ModelDecember 2020January 2021Difference
Suzuki Swift74364391%
Toyota Yaris14402992107.77%
Suzuki Bolan59598665.7%
Honda BR-V23538764.6%
Honda Civic & City1529206363.8%
Toyota Fortuner26941955.7%
Isuzu D-MAX203050%
Suzuki Alto2954382744.19%
Suzuki Wagon R939131640.14%
Toyota Hilux4975163.8%
Hyundai Tucson3883931.28%

The biggest jump was observed with Suzuki Swift and Toyota Yaris, sales of both were increased drastically. This was followed by decent month-on-month improvement from Suzuki Bolan to all the way to WagonR in the above chart. Hyundai Tucson and Toyota Hilux both saw a marginal improvement in sales.


ModelsDecember 2020January 2021Difference
Suzuki Cultus19211470-23.4%
Toyota Corolla17951525-15%
Suzuki Ravi11111050-5.49%
Hyundai Porter123122-0.8%

Suzuki Cultus and Toyota Corolla both saw a considerable reduction in sales even in the first month of the New Year. Sales of Suzuki Ravi also got reduced slightly whereas Hyundai Porter saw just 1 less unit sold compared to the sales from previous month.

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