UAE Tire

UAE Tire Market Research Report Forecast: (2022-2027)

By Type of Vehicles (Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle, Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, Off the Road (OTR), Two Wheelers), By Demand Category (OEM and Replacement), By Type of Tires (Radi Read more

  • Tire
  • Aug 2022
  • 120
  • TR10230

Market Overview

The tire industry in the UAE is extensive and impacted directly by the automotive sector. Hence, the growing sales of vehicles like Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Buses & Trucks, Economy & Heavy Commercial Vehicles, Off the Road (OTR), & Two Wheelers, among others, in the UAE are positively influencing the demand for tires like Radial & Bias through distribution channels like dealers/exclusive outlets & online platforms. Besides, with the growing competition between prominent tire manufacturing companies across the UAE, tires are now becoming easily available at affordable price categories, ranging from Budget, Economy, to Premium, while exhibiting high performance & excellent driving experiences on different terrains.

Market Insights

The UAE Tire Market is projected to grow at around 3.8% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-27. The growth of the market is driven primarily by the burgeoning vehicle sales owing to improving per capita income & living standards, vehicles becoming a status symbol, surging number of private vehicle ownership, and an escalating number of female drivers across the UAE.

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2017-20
Base Year: 2021
Forecast Period: 2022-27
CAGR(2022-27) 3.8%
Key Companies Profiled Continental, Bridgestone, Yokohama, Hankook, Goodyear, Michelin, Kumho, Pirelli, Sumitomo, Toyo
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion


In addition, the rising focus of the UAE government toward economic diversification is leading to massive investments in infrastructure developments, which, in turn, is introducing several constructions projects and propelling the demand for heavy commercial vehicles. Hence, the demand for robust tires for these vehicles is escalating swiftly across the country and driving the market. 

Besides, the rapidly expanding tourism in the UAE is playing a crucial role in fueling the demand for vehicles for public transportation, along with sports vehicles for adventure & off-roading activities, thereby driving the tire market.

Moreover, escalating migration due to the availability of various job opportunities, coupled with numerous Multi-National Companies (MNCs) being established in the UAE, are infusing the demand for vehicles & boosting the tire market. Furthermore, the active participation of prominent automakers & tire manufacturers in expanding their product portfolio & visibility across the UAE is another crucial aspect projected to augment the overall market growth in the years to come.

Impact of Covid-19 on the UAE Tire Market

The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 had a decelerating on most industries across the UAE, where the tire industry was no exception. With the imposition of stringent movement restrictions, travel bans, & nationwide lockdown by the UAE government, the tire market witnessed several challenges like disruptions in the supply chain of raw materials, labor shortages, increased demand-supply gaps, delivery delays & cancellations, shut down of manufacturing units, etc. It, in turn, caused massive financial losses to the leading players in the UAE Tire Market.

Additionally, some construction projects remained operational amidst the crisis, owing to which the demand for tires for heavy vehicles soared significantly. Yet, hampered transportation & logistics created challenges in meeting the targets.

However, with the gradually reducing Covid-19 cases, the government uplifted the restrictions and allowed the recommencement of market operations. As a result, the leading players increased their production capabilities to meet the burgeoning tire demand across the country while introducing new product lines to expand their visibility & contribute to the recovery of the usual market growth pace.

Market Segmentation

Based on Type of Vehicle:

  • Passenger Car
  • Light Commercial Vehicle
  • Buses & Trucks
  • Economy and Heavy Commercial Vehicles
  • Off the Road (OTR)
  • Two Wheelers

Here, Passenger cars dominated the UAE Tire Market with the largest share in recent years. It attributes principally to the increasing establishment of prominent automakers & tire manufacturers across the UAE, coupled with their active participation in the market with the introduction of new vehicles & tire models, to expand their product portfolio & visibility across the country and boost the tire industry during the forecast period.

In addition, the easy availability & low prices of Chinese tires has led to the growing sales of passenger vehicle tires across the country. The high income & changing living standards of people in the UAE is projecting escalating ownership of vehicles, which, in turn, would boost the sales of passenger cars and positively affect the UAE Tire Market through 2027. 

Based on Type of Tire:

  • Radial
  • Bias

Of both, Radial Tires acquired the largest share of the UAE Tire Market, and the same trend is likely to be followed over the forecast years. It owes to their benefits like robust grip, better vehicle control, excellent durability & load capacity, vehicle stability, & enhanced fuel efficiency, among others.

Besides, with the growing number of construction activities in the country, the demand for heavy vehicles is rising substantially. It, in turn, is fueling the demand for Off-the-Road (OTR) radial tires, which, as a result, would augment the market growth in the coming years. 

Based on Demand Category:

  • OEM
  • Replacement

Of both, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) acquired the lion's share of the UAE Tire Market in recent years. It was principally due to the rapid establishment of prominent automakers & tire manufacturers across the UAE and their massive production of automobiles & tires in the country, displaying an extensive availability of products at OEMs. Besides, the growing number of OEMs of prominent companies is also for expanding the product portfolio & visibility across the country.

Based on Sales Channel:

  • Dealers/Exclusive Outlets
  • Online

Here, Online sales channels are anticipated to gain significant momentum in the UAE Tire Market over the forecast years, principally due to the rapid inclination of consumers toward digital platforms as a primary store for purchasing goods owing to ease of access and hassle-free deliveries.

Market Dynamics:

Key Driver: Stringent Safety Regulations by the UAE Government for Vehicle & Tire Maintenance

Since the number of road accidents is rising at a concerning rate, the government of the UAE is imposing stringent regulations for vehicles owners to timely inspect the condition of their vehicles & tires and provide necessary them with replacements whenever required. These measures are principally to reduce & eliminate the possibilities of accidents in the future, which, in turn, would fuel the sales of tires and drive the UAE Tire Market in the coming years.

Possible Restraint: Alarming Environmental Concerns over the Use of Rubber Tires

Rubber, the base material used for tire production, is a prominent contributor to environmental degradation. Due to this, the UAE government has laid out stringent restrictions to curb the adverse effects. When tires are burnt, they produce harmful acid smoke & leave behind an oily residue. Additionally, these fires are not extinguishable and may continue burning for several weeks. Hence, the massive tire production & disposal of rubber tires as waste might restrain the growth of the UAE Tire Market in the coming years.

Growth Opportunity: Rapidly Expanding Online Platforms across the UAE

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a crucial role of online platforms in the supply of goods across different locations. As a result, several tire manufacturers are increasingly adopting this digital transformation and providing customers with dedicated online platforms to buy tires. It, in turn, is generating lucrative opportunities for the leading players to expand their product portfolio & visibility across the country and contribute to the overall expansion of the UAE Tire Market in the coming years.

Key Questions Answered in the Market Research Report:

  1. What are the overall statistics or estimates (Overview, Size- By Value, Forecast Numbers, Segmentation, Shares) of the UAE Tire Market?
  2. What are the region-wise industry size, growth drivers, and challenges?
  3. What are the key innovations, opportunities, current & future trends, and regulations in the UAE Tire Market?
  4. Who are the key competitors, their key strengths & weaknesses, and how do they perform in the UAE Tire Market based on the competitive benchmarking matrix?
  5. What are the key results derived from surveys conducted during the UAE Tire Market study?

Frequently Asked Questions

A. The UAE Tire Market is expecting around 3.8% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2022-27.

A. Radial Tires are anticipated to emerge as an area of remunerative opportunities for the leading players in the UAE Tire Market during 2022-27.

A. Stringent safety regulations by the UAE government for vehicles & passengers entwined with the swiftly expanding online platforms for tires are the key growth opportunities projected to drive the UAE Tire Market through 2027.

A. In the coming years, the UAE Tire Market is projected to witness steady growth since prominent market players are introducing new product lines and actively increasing their production capacities to meet the burgeoning tire requirements across the UAE.

1.   Introduction

1.1.   Product Definition

1.2.   Research Process

1.3.   Assumptions

1.4.   Market Segmentation

2.     Executive Summary

3.     Experts Verbatim-What our experts say?

4.     UAE Tire Market Analysis, 2017- 2027

4.1.   Market Size & Analysis

4.1.1. Market Revenue

4.1.2. Units Sold

4.2.   Market Share & Analysis

4.2.1. By Type of Vehicles  Passenger Car  Light Commercial Vehicle  Buses and Trucks  Economy and Heavy Commercial Vehicles  Off the Road (OTR)  Two Wheelers

4.2.2. By Demand Category  OEM  Replacement

4.2.3. By Type of Tire  Radial  Bias

4.2.4. By Sales Channel  Dealer/Exclusive Outlets  Online  Others

4.2.5. By Season  All season  Summer

4.2.6. By Price Category  Budget  Economy  Premium

4.2.7. By Rim Diameter  Up to 12”  12.1” to 15”  15.1.” to 18”  18.1” to 20”  20.1” to 22.5”  22.6” to 26”  26.1” to 35”  35.1” to 47”  Above 47”

4.2.8. By Region  Ras-al-Khaimah  Dubai  Abu Dhabi  Sharjah  Others

4.2.9. By Company  Revenue Shares & Units Sold  Strategic Factorial Indexing  Competitor Placement in MarkNtel Quadrant

5.     UAE Passenger Car Tire Market Analysis, 2017- 2027

5.1.   Market Size & Analysis

5.1.1. Market Revenue

5.1.2. Units Sold

5.2.   Market Share & Analysis

5.2.1. By Type of Vehicle  Sedan  SUV  Hatchbacks  Others

5.2.2. By Demand Category

5.2.3. By Type of Tire

5.2.4. By Sales Channel

5.2.5. By Season

5.2.6. By Price Category

5.2.7. By Rim Diameter

5.2.8. By Region

5.2.9. By Company

6.     UAE Light Commercial Vehicle Tire Market, 2017-2027

6.1.   Market Size & Analysis

6.1.1. Market Revenue

6.1.2. Units Sold

6.2.   Market Share & Analysis

6.2.1. By Type of Vehicle  Light Trucks  Light Buses  Pick-up Trucks and Vans

6.2.2. By Demand Category

6.2.3. By Type of Tire

6.2.4. By Sales Channel

6.2.5. By Season

6.2.6. By Price Category

6.2.7. By Rim Diameter

6.2.8. By Region

6.2.9. By Company

7.     UAE Medium Heavy Commercial Vehicle Tire Market, 2017-2027

7.1.   Market Size & Analysis

7.1.1. Market Revenue

7.1.2. Units Sold

7.2.   Market Share & Analysis

7.2.1. By Type of Vehicle  Trucks  Buses

7.2.2. By Demand Category

7.2.3. By Type of Tire

7.2.4. By Sales Channel

7.2.5. By Season

7.2.6. By Price Category

7.2.7. By Rim Diameter

7.2.8. By Region

7.2.9. By Company

8.     UAE Two-Wheeler Tire Market, 2017-2027

8.1.   Market Size & Analysis

8.1.1. Market Revenue

8.1.2. Units Sold

8.2.   Market Share & Analysis

8.2.1. By Type of Vehicle  Scooters  Mopeds  Motorcycles

8.2.2. By Demand Category

8.2.3. By Type of Tire

8.2.4. By Sales Channel

8.2.5. By Season

8.2.6. By Price Category

8.2.7. By Rim Diameter

8.2.8. By Region

8.2.9. By Company

9.     UAE OTR Vehicle Tire Market, 2017-2027

9.1.   Market Size & Analysis

9.1.1. Market Revenue

9.1.2. Units Sold

9.2.   Market Share & Analysis

9.2.1. By Type of Vehicle  Earthmoving Equipment  Construction and Agricultural Vehicles  Material Handling Vehicles

9.2.2. By Demand Category

9.2.3. By Type of Tire

9.2.4. By Sales Channel

9.2.5. By Season

9.2.6. By Price Category

9.2.7. By Rim Diameter

9.2.8. By Region

9.2.9. By Company

10.  UAE Tire Market Policies, Regulations, Product and Services Standards

11.  UAE Tire Market Trends & Insights

12.  UAE Tire Market Dynamics

12.1.Growth Drivers


12.3.Impact Analysis

13.  UAE Tire Market Hotspot & Opportunities

14.  UAE Tire Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success & Growth

15.  Competition Outlook

15.1.  Competition Matrix

15.1.1. Product and Services Portfolio

15.1.2. Brand Specialization

15.1.3. Target Markets

15.1.4. Target End Users

15.1.5. Research & Development

15.1.6. Strategic Alliances

15.1.7. Strategic Initiatives

15.2.  Company Profiles (Business Description, Product and Services Segments, Business Segments, Financials, Strategic Alliances/ Partnerships, Future Plans)

15.2.1.   Continental

15.2.2.   Bridgestone

15.2.3.   Yokohama

15.2.4.   Hankook

15.2.5.   Goodyear

15.2.6.   Michelin

15.2.7.   Kumho

15.2.8.   Pirelli

15.2.9.  Sumitomo

15.2.10.   Toyo

16.  Disclaimer

UAE Tire Market Segmentation