The car industry is at an all-time high in the UAE, with car makers from all over the world pitting their best candidates. Some of the car brands in the UAE have an exceptional demand, selling like hotcakes. We have discovered the 10 best car brands that sell fast in the UAE.
Starting the list, Kia is ranked tenth. The car brand offers a diverse range of vehicles, including SUVs, MPVs, sedans, and EVs. Popular models from Kia include the Sportage, Seltos, and Telluride. Leading the brand’s foray into electric mobility in the UAE is the EV6.
Mitsubishi is one of the three Japanese brands featured on this list. The Xpander, Outlander, and the L200 are among the popular models in Mitsubishi’s lineup. The L200, in particular, is a pickup truck favoured for both personal and commercial use.
8. Land Rover
In the eighth position is the British car maker Land Rover, renowned for its rugged and luxurious lineup of SUVs. Two standout models from the brand are the Range Rover, designed for luxury SUV enthusiasts, and the Defender, a rugged SUV perfect for dune bashing.
The German car brand BMW holds the seventh position on this list. Renowned for its premium and luxury vehicles, BMW offers a diverse car lineup. From the 1-Series, catering to the value end of the segment, to the flagship models like the 7-Series and 8-Series, which provide some of the best experiences in the automotive realm. BMW is also a strong contender in the electric vehicle (EV) market with its i-Series models, available in various segments and offering a long and practical range.
Over the years, Hyundai has gained popularity in the UAE, rivalling the Japanese brands. The current lineup of cars from the brand is not only appealing but also provides an outstanding in-cabin experience with the latest technology. Popular models include the Elantra, Tucson, Santa Fe, and Palisade.
Lexus holds the fifth position on this list, thanks to its unique lineup of luxury, well-crafted, and efficient petrol-hybrid cars. While some models are on the higher end of the pricing scale, they are highly desirable for their distinctive Japanese design and experience. Among the popular models from the brand are the LS sedan and the RX SUV.
Ford, the only American manufacturer on this list, holds the fourth spot for several compelling reasons. This includes standout models like the Mustang, Bronco, F150, Superduty, Explorer, and various other SUVs that enjoy popularity in the UAE market.
Now, we move to the top three brands on the list, with Nissan securing the third spot. Like other Japanese brands, Nissan cars are favoured for their exceptional reliability. Popular models from the brand include the Nissan Altima, X-Trail, and Pathfinder. Notably, Sunny and the Patrol stand out as top-selling cars in the UAE, contributing to Nissan’s prominent position on the list.
Mercedes-Benz secures the second spot and stands as an immensely popular car brand in the UAE. Many Mercedes vehicles are employed as chauffeur-driven vehicles, prized for their opulent feel and feature-loaded cabins. Popular models from Mercedes-Benz include the S-Class, GLS, and the S-Class Maybach. Additionally, the G-Class G-Wagon stands out as an icon among off-road enthusiasts.
As the top car brand globally, Toyota secures the first position on this list. Virtually all cars in the brand’s lineup are popular choices in their respective segments. The Land Cruiser SUV series, particularly, is a top contender and the best-selling car in the UAE. The Corolla and the Camry sedans also enjoy significant popularity in the sedan market. Beyond the local market, Toyota holds the distinction of being the leading car brand exported from the UAE to other countries. This list showcases the top 10 cars exported from the UAE.