Top five Best Selling Cars in Pakistan in 2017

Nozair Hanif Mirza 05:37 PM | 28 Dec, 2017
Top five Best Selling Cars in Pakistan in 2017
LAHORE - Pakistan automobile industry has gone through massive changes in recent times as many global auto manufacturers were investing in the country besides local firms pumping millions into the industry to cater the burgeoning demand of vehicles in Pakistan.

If we look at the statistics, in the Year 2016, more than 0.23M vehicles were sold in Pakistan. The numbers continue to rise each year and a positive trend of 10 to 15 percent annual growth is clearly visible. More than 0.15M cars and jeeps have been sold in Pakistan since mid-2016. If you account for buses, trucks and tractors in the equation, the number crosses 0.2M.

There are currently 3 auto giants Toyota, Suzuki and Honda providing vehicles for thriving Pakistani market.

Let's have a look at top five most selling cars of Pakistan in 2017

Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla was launched in Japan circa 1967 and in 1993 Toyota Indus Motors launched Corolla for Pakistani Consumers.

Till now, it's the most popular sedan of all time. 21,518 units were sold during the past 5 months (July 2017 - November 2017)

The current Corolla is available in several variants like Xli, GLi, Altis and Altis Grande.

Suzuki Mehran

In 1984, Suzuki Japan introduced second generation Alto (Mehran). Pak Suzuki Mehran is based on a three-decade old design and still comes with nearly the same look and features as the original one, which was introduced in 1989.

18,829 units were sold during the past 5 months (July 2017 - November 2017)

Currently, Mehran is available in two variants VX and VXR.

Suzuki Wagon R

The  Suzuki Wagon R is a kei car produced by the Japanese manufacturer  Suzuki since 1993. Pak-Suzuki launched the new Wagon R in 2014. It comes in three variants VX, VXR and VXL.

11,383 units were sold during the past 5 months (July 2017 - November 2017)

Honda Civic

The first Honda Civic was introduced in Japan circa 1972, In Pakistan, Civic was introduced in 1994 by Honda Atlas Cars, The tenth-generation of Honda Civic is considered as the most highly featured in it's league.

There are currently two variants 1.8 and 1.5 Turbo-Charged of Honda Civic available in Pakistan.

10774 units were sold during the past 6 months (April 2017 - September 2017)

Honda City

Honda city was launched in Japan circa 1981, Honda Atlas Pakistan launched this car in 2000 for Pakistani market.  Honda City is currently available in 3 variants 1.3, 1.5 and Aspire 1.5.

8634 units were sold during the past 6 months (April 2017 - September 2017)

Nozair Hanif Mirza
Nozair Hanif Mirza

The writer is a member of the staff. He can be accessed on Twitter @iamnozair


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on May 30, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on May 30, 2023 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 312.9 316.15
Euro EUR .331 334.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 381 384
U.A.E Dirham AED 84.6 85.5
Saudi Riyal SAR 82.8 83.6
Australian Dollar AUD 201 203
Bahrain Dinar BHD 760.26 768.26
Canadian Dollar CAD 225.5 227.5
China Yuan CNY 40.47 40.87
Danish Krone DKK 41.17 41.57
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.49 36.84
Indian Rupee INR 3.46 3.57
Japanese Yen JPY 2.25 2.3
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 929.34 938.24
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.42 63.02
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.94 174.94
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.14 26.44
Omani Riyal OMR 744.58 752.57
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.53 79.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 215 217
Swedish Korona SEK 26.73 27.03
Swiss Franc CHF 315.41 317.91
Thai Bhat THB 8.28 8.43

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 30 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,700 on Tuesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,510.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Karachi PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Islamabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Peshawar PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Quetta PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Sialkot PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Attock PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Gujranwala PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Jehlum PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Multan PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Bahawalpur PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Gujrat PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Nawabshah PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Chakwal PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Hyderabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Nowshehra PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Sargodha PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Faisalabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Mirpur PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500


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