Mauritius 2022. Auto Market Surges 7.3% Maintaining Growth From 2021

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Mauritius car market
The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder

Mauritius’s Auto market in 2022 reported 9,524 sales, a 7.3% increase from the prior year and the second yearly growth in a row. Toyota defends the throne gaining 4.9% in volume.

Market Trend and Outlook

Mauritius’s car market in 2022 reported 9,524 sales, a 7.3% increase from the previous year and the second yearly growth in a row.

Looking at cumulative data from 2022 brand-wise, the leader is still Toyota which gained 4.9% in volume, followed by Nissan up 5.4% in new sales. Kia rose 5.4% from the previous year.

Medium-Term Market Trend

Mauritius vehicles market in recent years has been characterized by unstable sales registrations, as after 2015’s decline, it immediately recovered in 2016 breaking the 9,000 units threshold. However, in 2017 the market fell down again 4.2%. In 2018, the market signed a record – soaring 23.1% – with registrations at 10,351.

In 2019, the vehicle market further improved, hitting the new All-time record. Indeed, Full-year registrations have been 10,261, down 0.9% from the previous year.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic full-Year sales for 2020 were 7,854, reporting a decline of 23.5% compared to 2019.

Following the pandemic the market recovered 13.9% in sales, with 2021 totaling 8,943 new vehicle registrations.