37 Car Models are banned from Importing to Saudi Arabia

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In accordance with Mr. Hani Al Afaleq, the Head of the Automotive Committee at the Eastern Chamber of Commerce around 37 models of automobiles ranging from various automobile manufacturers have now been banned from entering the Saudi Market.

This news comes following the adoption of the CAFE fuel economy standard in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

Used Cars only: Of course, 37 car models which have been banned from entry into the Kingdom are all used car models. 

Cars which have been banned from entry into the Kingdom include the iconic American muscle cars, the Dodge Challenger as well as the Dodge Charger.

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The fuel economy of cars has been classified into two types;

  • The average consumption of a car is to be set at 10.3 kilometers per liter
  • The average consumption of a heavy vehicle is to be set at 9 kilometers per liter

The official list provided by the CAFE website includes the following cars;

  • Range Rover (most models)
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • Nissan GTR (!!!)
  • Grand Cherokee V 8
  • Ford F 150 Raptor
  •  Mercedes G63 AMG
  • Land Cruiser GXR V8
  • Lexus LX 460
  • Lexus LX 570
  • Fort Edge 3L
  • Dodge Viper 2015
  • Dodge Ram
  • Ford Explorer V8
  • GMC Arcadia
  • Lamborghini (ALL MODELS)
  • Ferrari (ALL MODELS)
  • Audi RS (ALL MODELS)
  • Chevrolet Camaro SS
  • Yukon 2015
  • Tahoe 2015
  • TAHOE DENALI
  • Nissan Patrol
  • Nissan Armada
  • BMW (M SERIES)
  • BMW 750 LI
  • BMW X6 V8
  • Corvette Z06
  • Cadillac (ALL MODELS)
  • Bentley (ALL MODELS)
  • Ford Phoenix
  • Double Dodge Durango (ALL SPECS)
  • Chrysler C 300 (from SRT 5.7 L and 6.4 L)
  • Dodge Charger Hemi (5.7 L and 6.4 L)
  • Dodge Challenger (from RT 5.7 L and 6.4 L)
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Source: KSA Motory

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