The automotive industry boosts up the economy by generating huge revenue not only worldwide but also in Pakistan. Due to the Auto Policy of 2016-2021 Pakistan has become a profitable car market. In Pakistan, Cars are not only a mean of transportation but also considered a status symbol. Loans and second-hand cars have made it easy for all the income classes to afford their own cars. Among all the car companies, local assembler like Honda, Toyota and Suzuki are still on top. Foreign brands like Nissan, KIA, and FAW etc are catching up pace due to quality and price affordability.
Car Companies in Pakistan
Listed below are the top car manufactures which have created a stronghold in the Pakistani car market.
Honda is well-known for its Quality, style, and reliability in Pakistan. It is a Japanese brand and has manufacturing plants in Pakistan so many models are locally manufactured. Cars like Civic and City are their top sellers which are affordable and have high resale value. Honda Accord is their Luxury car which is quite famous among businessmen.
Amongst small families’ airwave, nOne and Vezel are common but they are foreign manufactured and sold by private dealers.
Throughout the world, Toyota is known for providing a smooth and safe journey. Automobiles developed by Toyota are widely appreciated by Pakistanis. Top of the art technology is used in the making of Toyota products and quality is not at all compromised. Their product, Corolla is opted by people classes and even the masses. Corolla’s durability and structure make it the best option for all terrains. Huge range of Toyota vehicles is being assembled here in Pakistan which includes Camry, Altis, Hilux, Avanza, Fortuner, Corolla etc. Price is quite less when compared with their foreign models.
Audi is a German car manufacturing brand which has recently stepped in the Pakistani automobile market. They have total 3 showrooms located in major cities of Pakistan; Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad. They offer premium quality, high end technology, and sporty cars which target the elite class only. In Pakistan their competitors are BMW. Top sales are Audi A3, Audi A5, Audi A4, Audi Q2, Audi Q3 etc which are being assembled in Pakistan.
Mercedes Benz, this German brand is known globally for its innovation, luxury, and class. In 1900 Mercedes distributors were established in Pakistan and today Shahnawaz Private Limited is the general distributor. Throughout the major cities of Pakistan Mercedes Benz has authentic dealerships. The price of the cars ranges from 65 lakhs to 300 lakhs in Pakistani rupee. They are among the most expensive car brands in Pakistan which are a hot favorite of the elite Pakistanis.
According to the data, sales of Mercedes car in Pakistan, Mercedes Benz C Class and S Class are the most sold vehicles. Other models of Mercedes Benz cars which are available in Pakistan are CLA Class, SLK Class, CLS Class, GLS Class, S Class, and E Class.
FAW is a Chinese state-owned car company which is one of the biggest automakers in China. Cars of this company are now frequently seen on roads of Pakistan. FAW Pakistan demand is surely growing at an increasing rate due to high customer satisfaction. The most common FAW vehicles in Pakistan are FAW V2 and FAW X-PV. At a low cost, FAW cars offer prominent features such powerful engines, high safety features compared to other local manufactured cars and cheap spare parts.
Dealers are present all over Pakistan and provide efficient service.
Suzuki cars are one of the first brands in Pakistan, established in 1983 under the name of Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited. After the joint venture of Suzuki, the most common cars seen all over Pakistan are Bolan, Wagon R, Mehran, Cultus, and swift. All the vehicles manufactured by the company focus on efficiency and are economy friendly.
Alongside, luxury is also a part of their models in the form of open and striking designs.
In Pakistan this brand is popular for its compact cars like Mira, move and hi jet. In Pakistan, Toyota Indus Motors Company Ltd is well-known dealers of Daihatsu Cars. Daihatsu cars offer matchless performance, constant reliability, driving ease and safety. All models are made of Japanese technology and offer supreme designs.
NISSAN is a Japanese firm which is quite famous in Pakistan, but the company doesn’t have any manufacturing plants in Pakistan. The cars are imported and sort by Ghandhara Nissan Limited which was established in 1981 as a dealer of Nissan and other brand cars in Pakistan. In 1992, the company was registered as a Public Company. Nissan offers smart, compact and vibrant colored models each with a unique shape.
Sale of NISSAN has increased in the past few years because of secondhand NISSAN cars. The most common NISSAN vehicles seen on the roads of Pakistan are clipper, days, pino, and moco. Above mentioned cars are small and perfect of modern families. Big models include sunny and juke which is perfect for the city to city travel.