Japan - Flash report, Sales volume, 2018

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2018

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Flash report, November 2018

3 Dec. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new vehicle sales in November increase 8.6% y/y to 442K unit level
* According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in November 2018 increased 8.6% to 441,943 units. Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 8.3% to 279,594 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc also increased 9.2% to 162,349 units.
* Total sales from January to November increased 0.9% to 4,884,542 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Nov. 2018 Nov. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Nov. 2018 Jan.-Nov. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 279,594 258,164 8.3% 3,097,064 3,128,479 -1.0%
Mini Vehicles 162,349 148,696 9.2% 1,787,478 1,711,433 4.4%
Total 441,943 406,860 8.6% 4,884,542 4,839,912 0.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 130,103 46.5% 124,396 48.2% 4.6% 1,363,762 44.0% 1,436,401 45.9% -5.1%
Honda 32,349 11.6% 31,176 12.1% 3.8% 350,515 11.3% 354,656 11.3% -1.2%
Nissan 29,563 10.6% 20,797 8.1% 42.2% 402,175 13.0% 383,076 12.2% 5.0%
Mazda 15,097 5.4% 10,194 3.9% 48.1% 166,438 5.4% 156,286 5.0% 6.5%
Subaru 9,977 3.6% 10,289 4.0% -3.0% 111,909 3.6% 134,563 4.3% -16.8%
Suzuki 9,592 3.4% 7,740 3.0% 23.9% 118,222 3.8% 101,792 3.3% 16.1%
Isuzu 6,548 2.3% 6,108 2.4% 7.2% 70,322 2.3% 75,332 2.4% -6.7%
Hino 6,248 2.2% 5,592 2.2% 11.7% 64,971 2.1% 61,950 2.0% 4.9%
Lexus 4,136 1.5% 5,681 2.2% -27.2% 51,068 1.6% 40,542 1.3% 26.0%
Mitsubishi 3,624 1.3% 2,870 1.1% 26.3% 44,275 1.4% 33,694 1.1% 31.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,471 1.2% 3,458 1.3% 0.4% 38,271 1.2% 39,814 1.3% -3.9%
Daihatsu 2,736 1.0% 3,041 1.2% -10.0% 31,294 1.0% 25,214 0.8% 24.1%
UD Trucks 923 0.3% 1,000 0.4% -7.7% 8,799 0.3% 9,640 0.3% -8.7%
Others 25,227 9.0% 25,822 10.0% -2.3% 275,043 8.9% 275,519 8.8% -0.2%
Total 279,594 100.0% 258,164 100.0% 8.3% 3,097,064 100.0% 3,128,479 100.0% -1.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Daihatsu 51,931 32.0% 48,604 32.7% 6.8% 566,744 31.7% 558,874 32.7% 1.4%
Suzuki 49,781 30.7% 44,404 29.9% 12.1% 544,891 30.5% 517,768 30.3% 5.2%
Honda 31,837 19.6% 29,541 19.9% 7.8% 342,925 19.2% 316,858 18.5% 8.2%
Nissan 16,029 9.9% 13,896 9.3% 15.3% 176,970 9.9% 169,961 9.9% 4.1%
Mitsubishi 4,658 2.9% 4,834 3.3% -3.6% 53,978 3.0% 51,780 3.0% 4.2%
Toyota 3,043 1.9% 2,623 1.8% 16.0% 34,939 2.0% 28,437 1.7% 22.9%
Mazda 2,891 1.8% 2,917 2.0% -0.9% 39,583 2.2% 37,415 2.2% 5.8%
Subaru 2,176 1.3% 1,872 1.3% 16.2% 27,371 1.5% 30,275 1.8% -9.6%
Others 3 0.0% 5 0.0% -40.0% 77 0.0% 65 0.0% 18.5%
Total 162,349 100.0% 148,696 100.0% 9.2% 1,787,478 100.0% 1,711,433 100.0% 4.4%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 115,089 47.8% 110,562 49.6% 4.1% 1,208,724 45.1% 1,284,259 47.3% -5.9%
Honda 32,349 13.4% 31,176 14.0% 3.8% 350,515 13.1% 354,656 13.1% -1.2%
Nissan 24,324 10.1% 16,888 7.6% 44.0% 337,982 12.6% 323,389 11.9% 4.5%
Mazda 13,907 5.8% 9,029 4.1% 54.0% 153,117 5.7% 142,928 5.3% 7.1%
Subaru 9,977 4.1% 10,289 4.6% -3.0% 111,909 4.2% 134,563 5.0% -16.8%
Suzuki 9,592 4.0% 7,740 3.5% 23.9% 118,222 4.4% 101,792 3.7% 16.1%
Lexus 4,136 1.7% 5,681 2.5% -27.2% 51,068 1.9% 40,542 1.5% 26.0%
Mitsubishi 3,541 1.5% 2,807 1.3% 26.1% 43,358 1.6% 32,736 1.2% 32.4%
Daihatsu 2,736 1.1% 3,041 1.4% -10.0% 31,294 1.2% 25,214 0.9% 24.1%
Others 25,168 10.5% 25,725 11.5% -2.2% 274,113 10.2% 274,568 10.1% -0.2%
Total 240,819 100.0% 222,938 100.0% 8.0% 2,680,302 100.0% 2,714,647 100.0% -1.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 55,520 41.6% 47,894 40.8% 15.9%
Honda 13,600 10.2% 11,819 10.1% 15.1%
Nissan 11,743 8.8% 7,861 6.7% 49.4%
Mazda 10,735 8.0% 7,193 6.1% 49.2%
Subaru 9,831 7.4% 10,059 8.6% -2.3%
Lexus 4,136 3.1% 5,681 4.8% -27.2%
Mitsubishi 2,887 2.2% 1,973 1.7% 46.3%
Suzuki 1,195 0.9% 1,202 1.0% -0.6%
Daihatsu 11 0.0% 28 0.0% -60.7%
Others 23,884 17.9% 23,805 20.3% 0.3%
Total 133,542 100.0% 117,515 100.0% 13.6%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 59,569 55.5% 62,668 59.4% -4.9%
Honda 18,749 17.5% 19,357 18.4% -3.1%
Nissan 12,581 11.7% 9,027 8.6% 39.4%
Suzuki 8,397 7.8% 6,538 6.2% 28.4%
Mazda 3,172 3.0% 1,836 1.7% 72.8%
Daihatsu 2,725 2.5% 3,013 2.9% -9.6%
Mitsubishi 654 0.6% 834 0.8% -21.6%
Subaru 146 0.1% 230 0.2% -36.5%
Others 1,284 1.2% 1,920 1.8% -33.1%
Total 107,277 100.0% 105,423 100.0% 1.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 14,643 38.8% 13,496 39.3% 8.5% 150,547 37.2% 147,260 36.9% 2.2%
Isuzu 6,398 16.9% 5,960 17.4% 7.3% 68,678 17.0% 72,986 18.3% -5.9%
Hino 6,026 16.0% 5,395 15.7% 11.7% 61,542 15.2% 58,160 14.6% 5.8%
Nissan 5,145 13.6% 3,869 11.3% 33.0% 63,425 15.7% 59,044 14.8% 7.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,285 8.7% 3,298 9.6% -0.4% 36,148 8.9% 36,932 9.3% -2.1%
Mazda 1,190 3.2% 1,165 3.4% 2.1% 13,321 3.3% 13,358 3.3% -0.3%
UD Trucks 923 2.4% 1,000 2.9% -7.7% 8,799 2.2% 9,640 2.4% -8.7%
Mitsubishi 83 0.2% 63 0.2% 31.7% 917 0.2% 958 0.2% -4.3%
Others 58 0.2% 75 0.2% -22.7% 902 0.2% 833 0.2% 8.3%
Total 37,751 100.0% 34,321 100.0% 10.0% 404,279 100.0% 399,171 100.0% 1.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Isuzu 5,038 32.5% 4,694 33.3% 7.3%
Hino 4,796 31.0% 4,214 29.9% 13.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,381 15.4% 2,225 15.8% 7.0%
Toyota 1,814 11.7% 1,573 11.2% 15.3%
UD Trucks 919 5.9% 987 7.0% -6.9%
Nissan 419 2.7% 271 1.9% 54.6%
Mazda 67 0.4% 43 0.3% 55.8%
Others 58 0.4% 75 0.5% -22.7%
Total 15,492 100.0% 14,082 100.0% 10.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 12,829 57.6% 11,923 58.9% 7.6%
Nissan 4,726 21.2% 3,598 17.8% 31.4%
Isuzu 1,360 6.1% 1,266 6.3% 7.4%
Hino 1,230 5.5% 1,181 5.8% 4.1%
Mazda 1,123 5.0% 1,122 5.5% 0.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 904 4.1% 1,073 5.3% -15.8%
Mitsubishi 83 0.4% 63 0.3% 31.7%
UD Trucks 4 0.0% 13 0.1% -69.2%
Total 22,259 100.0% 20,239 100.0% 10.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 371 36.2% 338 37.3% 9.8% 4,491 36.0% 4,882 33.3% -8.0%
Hino 222 21.7% 197 21.8% 12.7% 3,429 27.5% 3,790 25.9% -9.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 186 18.2% 160 17.7% 16.3% 2,123 17.0% 2,882 19.7% -26.3%
Isuzu 150 14.6% 148 16.4% 1.4% 1,644 13.2% 2,346 16.0% -29.9%
Nissan 94 9.2% 40 4.4% 135.0% 768 6.2% 643 4.4% 19.4%
Others 1 0.1% 22 2.4% -95.5% 28 0.2% 118 0.8% -76.3%
Total 1,024 100.0% 905 100.0% 13.1% 12,483 100.0% 14,661 100.0% -14.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association





Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Mercedes-Benz 5,451 18.5% 5,413 18.3% 0.7% 59,023 18.0% 61,055 19.3% -3.3%
VW 4,380 14.8% 4,236 14.4% 3.4% 46,593 14.2% 44,887 14.2% 3.8%
BMW 4,253 14.4% 4,526 15.3% -6.0% 44,398 13.5% 47,045 14.9% -5.6%
BMW MINI 2,173 7.4% 2,309 7.8% -5.9% 23,068 7.0% 22,667 7.2% 1.8%
Toyota 1,908 6.5% 1,763 6.0% 8.2% 21,402 6.5% 15,467 4.9% 38.4%
Audi 1,728 5.9% 2,390 8.1% -27.7% 24,048 7.3% 25,281 8.0% -4.9%
Volvo 1,645 5.6% 1,251 4.2% 31.5% 15,794 4.8% 14,312 4.5% 10.4%
Honda 1,100 3.7% 605 2.1% 81.8% 13,325 4.1% 1,958 0.6% 580.5%
Jeep 985 3.3% 793 2.7% 24.2% 10,311 3.1% 8,989 2.8% 14.7%
Nissan 843 2.9% 644 2.2% 30.9% 11,526 3.5% 14,568 4.6% -20.9%
Peugeot 784 2.7% 758 2.6% 3.4% 9,058 2.8% 7,387 2.3% 22.6%
Renault 586 2.0% 531 1.8% 10.4% 6,648 2.0% 6,670 2.1% -0.3%
Porsche 549 1.9% 650 2.2% -15.5% 6,291 1.9% 6,091 1.9% 3.3%
Fiat 490 1.7% 519 1.8% -5.6% 5,442 1.7% 5,867 1.9% -7.2%
Land Rover 367 1.2% 290 1.0% 26.6% 3,515 1.1% 3,095 1.0% 13.6%
Suzuki 257 0.9% 425 1.4% -39.5% 4,247 1.3% 5,396 1.7% -21.3%
smart 255 0.9% 260 0.9% -1.9% 2,194 0.7% 4,091 1.3% -46.4%
Jaguar 252 0.9% 145 0.5% 73.8% 2,819 0.9% 2,377 0.8% 18.6%
Citroen 240 0.8% 335 1.1% -28.4% 3,241 1.0% 2,808 0.9% 15.4%
Mitsubishi 193 0.7% 304 1.0% -36.5% 2,960 0.9% 3,702 1.2% -20.0%
Alfa Romeo 179 0.6% 333 1.1% -46.2% 2,236 0.7% 1,543 0.5% 44.9%
ABARTH 145 0.5% 142 0.5% 2.1% 2,171 0.7% 2,115 0.7% 2.6%
Maserati 119 0.4% 196 0.7% -39.3% 1,235 0.4% 1,553 0.5% -20.5%
Chevrolet 80 0.3% 173 0.6% -53.8% 801 0.2% 674 0.2% 18.8%
DS 68 0.2% 57 0.2% 19.3% 655 0.2% 752 0.2% -12.9%
Bentley 68 0.2% 38 0.1% 78.9% 376 0.1% 361 0.1% 4.2%
Ferrari 61 0.2% 54 0.2% 13.0% 706 0.2% 714 0.2% -1.1%
Cadillac 55 0.2% 54 0.2% 1.9% 556 0.2% 514 0.2% 8.2%
Lamborghini 38 0.1% 33 0.1% 15.2% 522 0.2% 446 0.1% 17.0%
Dodge 36 0.1% 30 0.1% 20.0% 361 0.1% 314 0.1% 15.0%
Ford 28 0.1% 49 0.2% -42.9% 419 0.1% 493 0.2% -15.0%
Scania 28 0.1% 15 0.1% 86.7% 209 0.1% 143 0.0% 46.2%
Rolls Royce 25 0.1% 17 0.1% 47.1% 194 0.1% 198 0.1% -2.0%
BMW Alpina 23 0.1% 16 0.1% 43.8% 240 0.1% 202 0.1% 18.8%
Mclaren 15 0.1% 12 0.0% 25.0% 201 0.1% 149 0.0% 34.9%
Aston Martin 14 0.0% 25 0.1% -44.0% 237 0.1% 297 0.1% -20.2%
Lotus 7 0.0% 12 0.0% -41.7% 209 0.1% 155 0.0% 34.8%
Autobianchi 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0% 62 0.0% 49 0.0% 26.5%
GMC 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 48 0.0% 50 0.0% -4.0%
Rover 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 30 0.0% 38 0.0% -21.1%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 11 0.0% -72.7% 46 0.0% 193 0.1% -76.2%
Morgan 3 0.0% - -% -% 23 0.0% 20 0.0% 15.0%
Lancia 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0% 16 0.0% 19 0.0% -15.8%
Unimog 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 4 0.0% 5 0.0% -20.0%
Hyundai 1 0.0% 22 0.1% -95.5% 16 0.0% 122 0.0% -86.9%
Pontiac - -% 1 0.0% -% 11 0.0% 11 0.0% 0.0%
MG - -% 2 0.0% -% 8 0.0% 13 0.0% -38.5%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
Buick - -% - -% -% 3 0.0% 9 0.0% -66.7%
Hummer - -% 1 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Opel - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
RUF - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 2 0.0% -%
Saab - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 2 0.0% -%
Innocenti - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 41 0.1% 60 0.2% -31.7% 519 0.2% 810 0.3% -35.9%
Total 29,495 100.0% 29,511 100.0% -0.1% 328,031 100.0% 315,686 100.0% 3.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)


More detailed statistics for Japan

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Flash report, October 2018

1 Nov. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new vehicle sales in October increase 12.5% y/y to 419,000 unit level
* According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in October 2018 increased 12.5% to 418,992 units. Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 13% to 261,554 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc also increased 11.7% to 157,438 units.
* Total sales from January to October increased 0.2% to 4,442,598 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Oct. 2018 Oct. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Oct. 2018 Jan.-Oct. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 261,554 231,563 13.0% 2,817,470 2,870,315 -1.8%
Mini Vehicles 157,438 140,906 11.7% 1,625,128 1,562,737 4.0%
Total 418,992 372,469 12.5% 4,442,598 4,433,052 0.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 125,401 47.9% 117,464 50.7% 6.8% 1,233,659 43.8% 1,312,005 45.7% -6.0%
Honda 30,901 11.8% 28,048 12.1% 10.2% 318,166 11.3% 323,480 11.3% -1.6%
Nissan 28,346 10.8% 12,745 5.5% 122.4% 372,612 13.2% 362,279 12.6% 2.9%
Mazda 11,330 4.3% 11,251 4.9% 0.7% 151,341 5.4% 146,092 5.1% 3.6%
Subaru 10,516 4.0% 11,191 4.8% -6.0% 101,932 3.6% 124,274 4.3% -18.0%
Suzuki 8,974 3.4% 7,668 3.3% 17.0% 108,630 3.9% 94,052 3.3% 15.5%
Hino 5,288 2.0% 4,319 1.9% 22.4% 58,723 2.1% 56,358 2.0% 4.2%
Isuzu 5,235 2.0% 5,112 2.2% 2.4% 63,774 2.3% 69,224 2.4% -7.9%
Daihatsu 3,789 1.4% 2,622 1.1% 44.5% 28,558 1.0% 22,173 0.8% 28.8%
Lexus 3,770 1.4% 3,904 1.7% -3.4% 46,932 1.7% 34,861 1.2% 34.6%
Mitsubishi 2,979 1.1% 2,148 0.9% 38.7% 40,651 1.4% 30,824 1.1% 31.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,901 1.1% 3,236 1.4% -10.4% 34,800 1.2% 36,356 1.3% -4.3%
UD Trucks 838 0.3% 904 0.4% -7.3% 7,876 0.3% 8,640 0.3% -8.8%
Others 21,286 8.1% 20,951 9.0% 1.6% 249,816 8.9% 249,697 8.7% 0.0%
Total 261,554 100.0% 231,563 100.0% 13.0% 2,817,470 100.0% 2,870,315 100.0% -1.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Daihatsu 52,642 33.4% 49,034 34.8% 7.4% 514,813 31.7% 510,270 32.7% 0.9%
Suzuki 45,230 28.7% 41,404 29.4% 9.2% 495,110 30.5% 473,364 30.3% 4.6%
Honda 32,942 20.9% 30,568 21.7% 7.8% 311,087 19.1% 287,317 18.4% 8.3%
Nissan 14,374 9.1% 9,304 6.6% 54.5% 160,941 9.9% 156,065 10.0% 3.1%
Mitsubishi 3,743 2.4% 3,342 2.4% 12.0% 49,320 3.0% 46,946 3.0% 5.1%
Toyota 3,168 2.0% 2,405 1.7% 31.7% 31,896 2.0% 25,814 1.7% 23.6%
Mazda 3,008 1.9% 2,860 2.0% 5.2% 36,692 2.3% 34,498 2.2% 6.4%
Subaru 2,325 1.5% 1,984 1.4% 17.2% 25,195 1.6% 28,403 1.8% -11.3%
Others 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 20.0% 74 0.0% 60 0.0% 23.3%
Total 157,438 100.0% 140,906 100.0% 11.7% 1,625,128 100.0% 1,562,737 100.0% 4.0%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 111,556 49.1% 104,003 51.9% 7.3% 1,093,635 44.8% 1,173,697 47.1% -6.8%
Honda 30,901 13.6% 28,048 14.0% 10.2% 318,166 13.0% 323,480 13.0% -1.6%
Nissan 23,420 10.3% 10,134 5.1% 131.1% 313,658 12.9% 306,501 12.3% 2.3%
Subaru 10,516 4.6% 11,191 5.6% -6.0% 101,932 4.2% 124,274 5.0% -18.0%
Mazda 10,102 4.4% 10,019 5.0% 0.8% 139,210 5.7% 133,899 5.4% 4.0%
Suzuki 8,974 4.0% 7,668 3.8% 17.0% 108,630 4.5% 94,052 3.8% 15.5%
Daihatsu 3,789 1.7% 2,622 1.3% 44.5% 28,558 1.2% 22,173 0.9% 28.8%
Lexus 3,770 1.7% 3,904 1.9% -3.4% 46,932 1.9% 34,861 1.4% 34.6%
Mitsubishi 2,913 1.3% 2,089 1.0% 39.4% 39,817 1.6% 29,929 1.2% 33.0%
Others 21,231 9.3% 20,869 10.4% 1.7% 248,945 10.2% 248,843 10.0% 0.0%
Total 227,172 100.0% 200,547 100.0% 13.3% 2,439,483 100.0% 2,491,709 100.0% -2.1%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 54,519 44.2% 47,646 44.0% 14.4%
Honda 13,607 11.0% 10,210 9.4% 33.3%
Nissan 10,673 8.7% 6,230 5.7% 71.3%
Subaru 10,360 8.4% 10,952 10.1% -5.4%
Mazda 6,620 5.4% 7,471 6.9% -11.4%
Lexus 3,770 3.1% 3,904 3.6% -3.4%
Mitsubishi 2,293 1.9% 1,539 1.4% 49.0%
Suzuki 1,253 1.0% 1,191 1.1% 5.2%
Daihatsu 17 0.0% 25 0.0% -32.0%
Others 20,176 16.4% 19,189 17.7% 5.1%
Total 123,288 100.0% 108,357 100.0% 13.8%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 57,037 54.9% 56,357 61.1% 1.2%
Honda 17,294 16.6% 17,838 19.3% -3.0%
Nissan 12,747 12.3% 3,904 4.2% 226.5%
Suzuki 7,721 7.4% 6,477 7.0% 19.2%
Daihatsu 3,772 3.6% 2,597 2.8% 45.2%
Mazda 3,482 3.4% 2,548 2.8% 36.7%
Mitsubishi 620 0.6% 550 0.6% 12.7%
Subaru 156 0.2% 239 0.3% -34.7%
Others 1,055 1.0% 1,680 1.8% -37.2%
Total 103,884 100.0% 92,190 100.0% 12.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 13,484 40.3% 13,098 43.6% 2.9% 135,904 37.1% 133,764 36.7% 1.6%
Isuzu 5,104 15.3% 5,020 16.7% 1.7% 62,280 17.0% 67,026 18.4% -7.1%
Hino 5,034 15.1% 4,022 13.4% 25.2% 55,516 15.1% 52,765 14.5% 5.2%
Nissan 4,865 14.5% 2,582 8.6% 88.4% 58,280 15.9% 55,175 15.1% 5.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,772 8.3% 3,072 10.2% -9.8% 32,863 9.0% 33,634 9.2% -2.3%
Mazda 1,228 3.7% 1,232 4.1% -0.3% 12,131 3.3% 12,193 3.3% -0.5%
UD Trucks 838 2.5% 904 3.0% -7.3% 7,876 2.1% 8,640 2.4% -8.8%
Mitsubishi 66 0.2% 59 0.2% 11.9% 834 0.2% 895 0.2% -6.8%
Others 48 0.1% 81 0.3% -40.7% 844 0.2% 758 0.2% 11.3%
Total 33,439 100.0% 30,070 100.0% 11.2% 366,528 100.0% 364,850 100.0% 0.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Hino 4,100 30.8% 3,167 25.9% 29.5%
Isuzu 3,964 29.8% 4,130 33.8% -4.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,079 15.6% 2,102 17.2% -1.1%
Toyota 1,932 14.5% 1,578 12.9% 22.4%
UD Trucks 833 6.3% 897 7.3% -7.1%
Nissan 291 2.2% 215 1.8% 35.3%
Mazda 54 0.4% 67 0.5% -19.4%
Others 47 0.4% 81 0.7% -42.0%
Total 13,300 100.0% 12,237 100.0% 8.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 11,552 57.4% 11,520 64.6% 0.3%
Nissan 4,574 22.7% 2,367 13.3% 93.2%
Mazda 1,174 5.8% 1,165 6.5% 0.8%
Isuzu 1,140 5.7% 890 5.0% 28.1%
Hino 934 4.6% 855 4.8% 9.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 693 3.4% 970 5.4% -28.6%
Mitsubishi 66 0.3% 59 0.3% 11.9%
UD Trucks 5 0.0% 7 0.0% -28.6%
Others 1 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Total 20,139 100.0% 17,833 100.0% 12.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 361 38.3% 363 38.4% -0.6% 4,120 36.0% 4,544 33.0% -9.3%
Hino 254 26.9% 297 31.4% -14.5% 3,207 28.0% 3,593 26.1% -10.7%
Isuzu 131 13.9% 92 9.7% 42.4% 1,494 13.0% 2,198 16.0% -32.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 129 13.7% 164 17.3% -21.3% 1,937 16.9% 2,722 19.8% -28.8%
Nissan 61 6.5% 29 3.1% 110.3% 674 5.9% 603 4.4% 11.8%
Others 7 0.7% 1 0.1% 600.0% 27 0.2% 96 0.7% -71.9%
Total 943 100.0% 946 100.0% -0.3% 11,459 100.0% 13,756 100.0% -16.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Oct. 2018 Oct. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Oct.
2018
Jan.-Oct.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 20,513 21,233 -3.4% 205,778 179,028 14.9%
2 Daihatsu Hijet 12,909 10,305 25.3% 124,483 112,683 10.5%
3 Daihatsu Move 11,820 13,972 -15.4% 115,247 119,009 -3.2%
4 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 11,813 6,865 72.1% 128,149 89,073 43.9%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 11,559 10,660 8.4% 115,651 123,356 -6.2%
6 Nissan DAYZ 11,332 5,961 90.1% 119,879 119,602 0.2%
7 Toyota Sienta 9,840 6,692 47.0% 74,973 82,101 -8.7%
8 Nissan Note 9,740 2,741 255.3% 118,612 124,537 -4.8%
9 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 9,457 7,850 20.5% 90,248 85,786 5.2%
10 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 9,125 8,157 11.9% 95,618 100,684 -5.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,637 18.1% 4,559 19.2% 1.7% 53,572 17.9% 55,642 19.4% -3.7%
BMW 3,803 14.8% 3,687 15.5% 3.1% 40,145 13.4% 42,519 14.9% -5.6%
VW 3,726 14.5% 3,446 14.5% 8.1% 42,213 14.1% 40,651 14.2% 3.8%
Toyota 2,119 8.3% 1,652 7.0% 28.3% 19,494 6.5% 13,704 4.8% 42.3%
BMW MINI 1,706 6.7% 1,774 7.5% -3.8% 20,895 7.0% 20,358 7.1% 2.6%
Audi 1,504 5.9% 1,975 8.3% -23.8% 22,320 7.5% 22,891 8.0% -2.5%
Volvo 1,227 4.8% 1,062 4.5% 15.5% 14,149 4.7% 13,061 4.6% 8.3%
Honda 1,202 4.7% 207 0.9% 480.7% 12,225 4.1% 1,353 0.5% 803.5%
Jeep 803 3.1% 702 3.0% 14.4% 9,326 3.1% 8,196 2.9% 13.8%
Nissan 639 2.5% 319 1.3% 100.3% 10,683 3.6% 13,924 4.9% -23.3%
Peugeot 578 2.3% 572 2.4% 1.0% 8,274 2.8% 6,629 2.3% 24.8%
Renault 532 2.1% 352 1.5% 51.1% 6,062 2.0% 6,139 2.1% -1.3%
Porsche 479 1.9% 451 1.9% 6.2% 5,742 1.9% 5,441 1.9% 5.5%
Fiat 447 1.7% 404 1.7% 10.6% 4,952 1.7% 5,348 1.9% -7.4%
Citroen 287 1.1% 363 1.5% -20.9% 3,001 1.0% 2,473 0.9% 21.4%
Suzuki 215 0.8% 483 2.0% -55.5% 3,990 1.3% 4,971 1.7% -19.7%
Land Rover 183 0.7% 253 1.1% -27.7% 3,148 1.1% 2,805 1.0% 12.2%
smart 183 0.7% 284 1.2% -35.6% 1,939 0.6% 3,831 1.3% -49.4%
Mitsubishi 175 0.7% 174 0.7% 0.6% 2,767 0.9% 3,398 1.2% -18.6%
Alfa Romeo 171 0.7% 79 0.3% 116.5% 2,057 0.7% 1,210 0.4% 70.0%
ABARTH 149 0.6% 144 0.6% 3.5% 2,026 0.7% 1,973 0.7% 2.7%
Jaguar 121 0.5% 126 0.5% -4.0% 2,567 0.9% 2,232 0.8% 15.0%
Maserati 109 0.4% 100 0.4% 9.0% 1,116 0.4% 1,357 0.5% -17.8%
Bentley 97 0.4% 39 0.2% 148.7% 308 0.1% 323 0.1% -4.6%
Ferrari 67 0.3% 58 0.2% 15.5% 645 0.2% 660 0.2% -2.3%
Chevrolet 66 0.3% 70 0.3% -5.7% 721 0.2% 501 0.2% 43.9%
DS 58 0.2% 42 0.2% 38.1% 587 0.2% 695 0.2% -15.5%
Lamborghini 52 0.2% 38 0.2% 36.8% 484 0.2% 413 0.1% 17.2%
Cadillac 47 0.2% 55 0.2% -14.5% 501 0.2% 460 0.2% 8.9%
Dodge 37 0.1% 26 0.1% 42.3% 325 0.1% 284 0.1% 14.4%
Ford 34 0.1% 40 0.2% -15.0% 391 0.1% 444 0.2% -11.9%
Mclaren 27 0.1% 18 0.1% 50.0% 186 0.1% 137 0.0% 35.8%
Aston Martin 23 0.1% 25 0.1% -8.0% 223 0.1% 272 0.1% -18.0%
Scania 20 0.1% 10 0.0% 100.0% 181 0.1% 128 0.0% 41.4%
Rolls Royce 18 0.1% 11 0.0% 63.6% 169 0.1% 181 0.1% -6.6%
BMW Alpina 14 0.1% 25 0.1% -44.0% 217 0.1% 186 0.1% 16.7%
Lotus 13 0.1% 16 0.1% -18.8% 202 0.1% 143 0.0% 41.3%
Rover 6 0.0% 6 0.0% 0.0% 26 0.0% 36 0.0% -27.8%
Chrysler 5 0.0% 9 0.0% -44.4% 43 0.0% 182 0.1% -76.4%
Autobianchi 4 0.0% 8 0.0% -50.0% 56 0.0% 48 0.0% 16.7%
GMC 4 0.0% 9 0.0% -55.6% 44 0.0% 48 0.0% -8.3%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 15 0.0% 100 0.0% -85.0%
Morgan 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 20 0.0% 20 0.0% 0.0%
Lancia 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 13 0.0% 17 0.0% -23.5%
MG 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 8 0.0% 11 0.0% -27.3%
Detomaso 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Pontiac - -% 1 0.0% -% 11 0.0% 10 0.0% 10.0%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
Buick - -% - -% -% 3 0.0% 9 0.0% -66.7%
Unimog - -% 2 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3%
Opel - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Innocenti - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 19 0.1% 55 0.2% -65.5% 478 0.2% 750 0.3% -36.3%
Total 25,612 100.0% 23,737 100.0% 7.9% 298,536 100.0% 286,175 100.0% 4.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)

Flash report, September 2018

1 Oct. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new vehicle sales in September decline 2% y/y to 485,000 unit level
* According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in September 2018 declined 2% to 485,379 units. Sales with engine displacements above 660cc fell 3.1% to 308,324 units, while vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc were stagnant y/y at 177,055 units.
* Total sales from January to September declined 0.9% to 4,023,608 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Sep. 2018 Sep. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Sep. 2018 Jan.-Sep. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 308,324 318,175 -3.1% 2,555,916 2,638,752 -3.1%
Mini Vehicles 177,055 177,013 0.0% 1,467,692 1,421,831 3.2%
Total 485,379 495,188 -2.0% 4,023,608 4,060,583 -0.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 122,471 39.7% 131,510 41.3% -6.9% 1,108,258 43.4% 1,194,541 45.3% -7.2%
Nissan 41,837 13.6% 40,522 12.7% 3.2% 344,266 13.5% 349,534 13.2% -1.5%
Honda 34,047 11.0% 37,417 11.8% -9.0% 287,265 11.2% 295,432 11.2% -2.8%
Mazda 18,913 6.1% 19,590 6.2% -3.5% 140,011 5.5% 134,841 5.1% 3.8%
Subaru 12,334 4.0% 13,266 4.2% -7.0% 91,416 3.6% 113,083 4.3% -19.2%
Suzuki 11,548 3.7% 9,971 3.1% 15.8% 99,656 3.9% 86,384 3.3% 15.4%
Isuzu 9,676 3.1% 8,915 2.8% 8.5% 58,539 2.3% 64,112 2.4% -8.7%
Hino 7,615 2.5% 5,419 1.7% 40.5% 53,435 2.1% 52,039 2.0% 2.7%
Mitsubishi 5,065 1.6% 3,950 1.2% 28.2% 37,672 1.5% 28,676 1.1% 31.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,976 1.3% 4,574 1.4% -13.1% 31,899 1.2% 33,120 1.3% -3.7%
Lexus 3,550 1.2% 3,632 1.1% -2.3% 43,162 1.7% 30,957 1.2% 39.4%
Daihatsu 3,322 1.1% 3,230 1.0% 2.8% 24,769 1.0% 19,551 0.7% 26.7%
UD Trucks 837 0.3% 1,010 0.3% -17.1% 7,038 0.3% 7,736 0.3% -9.0%
Others 33,133 10.7% 35,169 11.1% -5.8% 228,530 8.9% 228,746 8.7% -0.1%
Total 308,324 100.0% 318,175 100.0% -3.1% 2,555,916 100.0% 2,638,752 100.0% -3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Suzuki 53,657 30.3% 50,776 28.7% 5.7% 449,881 30.7% 431,960 30.4% 4.1%
Daihatsu 50,752 28.7% 50,716 28.7% 0.1% 462,171 31.5% 461,236 32.4% 0.2%
Honda 37,048 20.9% 38,591 21.8% -4.0% 278,145 19.0% 256,749 18.1% 8.3%
Nissan 19,157 10.8% 20,000 11.3% -4.2% 146,567 10.0% 146,761 10.3% -0.1%
Mitsubishi 6,329 3.6% 6,787 3.8% -6.7% 45,577 3.1% 43,604 3.1% 4.5%
Mazda 3,929 2.2% 4,165 2.4% -5.7% 33,684 2.3% 31,638 2.2% 6.5%
Toyota 3,289 1.9% 2,760 1.6% 19.2% 28,728 2.0% 23,409 1.6% 22.7%
Subaru 2,882 1.6% 3,209 1.8% -10.2% 22,871 1.6% 26,419 1.9% -13.4%
Others 12 0.0% 9 0.0% 33.3% 68 0.0% 55 0.0% 23.6%
Total 177,055 100.0% 177,013 100.0% 0.0% 1,467,692 100.0% 1,421,831 100.0% 3.2%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 109,326 41.2% 117,367 42.5% -6.9% 982,079 44.4% 1,069,694 46.7% -8.2%
Nissan 35,320 13.3% 34,038 12.3% 3.8% 290,238 13.1% 296,367 12.9% -2.1%
Honda 34,047 12.8% 37,417 13.6% -9.0% 287,265 13.0% 295,432 12.9% -2.8%
Mazda 17,557 6.6% 18,208 6.6% -3.6% 129,108 5.8% 123,880 5.4% 4.2%
Subaru 12,334 4.7% 13,266 4.8% -7.0% 91,416 4.1% 113,083 4.9% -19.2%
Suzuki 11,548 4.4% 9,971 3.6% 15.8% 99,656 4.5% 86,384 3.8% 15.4%
Mitsubishi 4,982 1.9% 3,832 1.4% 30.0% 36,904 1.7% 27,840 1.2% 32.6%
Lexus 3,550 1.3% 3,632 1.3% -2.3% 43,162 2.0% 30,957 1.4% 39.4%
Daihatsu 3,322 1.3% 3,230 1.2% 2.8% 24,769 1.1% 19,551 0.9% 26.7%
Others 33,073 12.5% 35,088 12.7% -5.7% 227,714 10.3% 227,974 10.0% -0.1%
Total 265,059 100.0% 276,049 100.0% -4.0% 2,212,311 100.0% 2,291,162 100.0% -3.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 52,947 34.8% 55,174 37.1% -4.0%
Nissan 17,506 11.5% 14,120 9.5% 24.0%
Honda 16,052 10.6% 13,673 9.2% 17.4%
Mazda 12,914 8.5% 12,865 8.7% 0.4%
Subaru 12,098 8.0% 12,962 8.7% -6.7%
Mitsubishi 4,004 2.6% 2,574 1.7% 55.6%
Lexus 3,550 2.3% 3,632 2.4% -2.3%
Suzuki 1,571 1.0% 1,320 0.9% 19.0%
Daihatsu 16 0.0% 24 0.0% -33.3%
Others 31,417 20.7% 32,279 21.7% -2.7%
Total 152,075 100.0% 148,623 100.0% 2.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 56,379 49.9% 62,193 48.8% -9.3%
Honda 17,995 15.9% 23,744 18.6% -24.2%
Nissan 17,814 15.8% 19,918 15.6% -10.6%
Suzuki 9,977 8.8% 8,651 6.8% 15.3%
Mazda 4,643 4.1% 5,343 4.2% -13.1%
Daihatsu 3,306 2.9% 3,206 2.5% 3.1%
Mitsubishi 978 0.9% 1,258 1.0% -22.3%
Subaru 236 0.2% 304 0.2% -22.4%
Others 1,656 1.5% 2,809 2.2% -41.0%
Total 112,984 100.0% 127,426 100.0% -11.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 12,782 30.4% 13,656 33.3% -6.4% 122,420 36.8% 120,666 36.0% 1.5%
Isuzu 9,453 22.5% 8,791 21.4% 7.5% 57,176 17.2% 62,006 18.5% -7.8%
Hino 7,187 17.1% 5,148 12.6% 39.6% 50,482 15.2% 48,743 14.6% 3.6%
Nissan 6,463 15.4% 6,445 15.7% 0.3% 53,415 16.0% 52,593 15.7% 1.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,767 9.0% 4,383 10.7% -14.1% 30,091 9.0% 30,562 9.1% -1.5%
Mazda 1,356 3.2% 1,382 3.4% -1.9% 10,903 3.3% 10,961 3.3% -0.5%
UD Trucks 837 2.0% 1,010 2.5% -17.1% 7,038 2.1% 7,736 2.3% -9.0%
Mitsubishi 83 0.2% 118 0.3% -29.7% 768 0.2% 836 0.2% -8.1%
Others 59 0.1% 73 0.2% -19.2% 796 0.2% 677 0.2% 17.6%
Total 41,987 100.0% 41,006 100.0% 2.4% 333,089 100.0% 334,780 100.0% -0.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Isuzu 7,421 39.3% 7,026 43.0% 5.6%
Hino 5,833 30.9% 3,950 24.2% 47.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,536 13.4% 2,481 15.2% 2.2%
Toyota 1,760 9.3% 1,366 8.4% 28.8%
UD Trucks 834 4.4% 1,003 6.1% -16.8%
Nissan 358 1.9% 358 2.2% 0.0%
Mazda 65 0.3% 74 0.5% -12.2%
Others 59 0.3% 73 0.4% -19.2%
Total 18,866 100.0% 16,331 100.0% 15.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 11,022 47.7% 12,290 49.8% -10.3%
Nissan 6,105 26.4% 6,087 24.7% 0.3%
Isuzu 2,032 8.8% 1,765 7.2% 15.1%
Hino 1,354 5.9% 1,198 4.9% 13.0%
Mazda 1,291 5.6% 1,308 5.3% -1.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,231 5.3% 1,902 7.7% -35.3%
Mitsubishi 83 0.4% 118 0.5% -29.7%
UD Trucks 3 0.0% 7 0.0% -57.1%
Total 23,121 100.0% 24,675 100.0% -6.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Hino 428 33.5% 271 24.2% 57.9% 2,953 28.1% 3,296 25.7% -10.4%
Toyota 363 28.4% 487 43.5% -25.5% 3,759 35.7% 4,181 32.6% -10.1%
Isuzu 223 17.4% 124 11.1% 79.8% 1,363 13.0% 2,106 16.4% -35.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 209 16.4% 191 17.1% 9.4% 1,808 17.2% 2,558 20.0% -29.3%
Nissan 54 4.2% 39 3.5% 38.5% 613 5.8% 574 4.5% 6.8%
Others 1 0.1% 8 0.7% -87.5% 20 0.2% 95 0.7% -78.9%
Total 1,278 100.0% 1,120 100.0% 14.1% 10,516 100.0% 12,810 100.0% -17.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Sep. 2018 Sep. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Sep.
2018
Jan.-Sep.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX
22,540
26,983
-16.5%
185,265
157,795
17.4%
2 Nissan DAYZ
15,070
15,153
-0.5%
108,547
113,641
-4.5%
3 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia
13,801
9,573
44.2%
116,336
82,208
41.5%
4 Nissan Note
13,589
15,469
-12.2%
108,872
121,796
-10.6%
5 Daihatsu Tanto
11,858
11,636
1.9%
104,092
112,696
-7.6%
6 Daihatsu Hijet
11,197
11,437
-2.1%
111,574
102,378
9.0%
7 Daihatsu Move
11,158
12,771
-12.6%
103,427
105,037
-1.5%
8 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore)
10,113
9,104
11.1%
80,791
77,936
3.7%
9 Nissan Serena
9,402
8,187
14.8%
80,783
74,242
8.8%
10 Suzuki Wagon R
9,004
11,920
-24.5%
86,542
88,385
-2.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Mercedes-Benz 7,016 18.4% 8,480 21.2% -17.3% 48,935 17.9% 51,083 19.5% -4.2%
BMW 5,836 15.3% 6,031 15.1% -3.2% 36,342 13.3% 38,832 14.8% -6.4%
VW 5,067 13.3% 5,410 13.5% -6.3% 38,487 14.1% 37,205 14.2% 3.4%
Audi 3,165 8.3% 3,350 8.4% -5.5% 20,816 7.6% 20,916 8.0% -0.5%
BMW MINI 2,841 7.4% 2,729 6.8% 4.1% 19,189 7.0% 18,584 7.1% 3.3%
Toyota 1,948 5.1% 1,519 3.8% 28.2% 17,375 6.4% 12,052 4.6% 44.2%
Volvo 1,592 4.2% 1,578 3.9% 0.9% 12,922 4.7% 11,999 4.6% 7.7%
Honda 1,249 3.3% 999 2.5% 25.0% 11,023 4.0% 1,146 0.4% 861.9%
Nissan 1,223 3.2% 1,268 3.2% -3.5% 10,044 3.7% 13,605 5.2% -26.2%
Jeep 1,217 3.2% 1,150 2.9% 5.8% 8,523 3.1% 7,494 2.9% 13.7%
Peugeot 1,047 2.7% 1,006 2.5% 4.1% 7,696 2.8% 6,057 2.3% 27.1%
Porsche 836 2.2% 801 2.0% 4.4% 5,263 1.9% 4,990 1.9% 5.5%
Renault 759 2.0% 698 1.7% 8.7% 5,530 2.0% 5,787 2.2% -4.4%
Fiat 587 1.5% 769 1.9% -23.7% 4,505 1.7% 4,944 1.9% -8.9%
Jaguar 497 1.3% 295 0.7% 68.5% 2,446 0.9% 2,106 0.8% 16.1%
Citroen 470 1.2% 355 0.9% 32.4% 2,714 1.0% 2,110 0.8% 28.6%
Land Rover 442 1.2% 489 1.2% -9.6% 2,965 1.1% 2,552 1.0% 16.2%
Suzuki 373 1.0% 648 1.6% -42.4% 3,775 1.4% 4,488 1.7% -15.9%
Mitsubishi 354 0.9% 530 1.3% -33.2% 2,592 0.9% 3,224 1.2% -19.6%
ABARTH 297 0.8% 281 0.7% 5.7% 1,877 0.7% 1,829 0.7% 2.6%
Alfa Romeo 280 0.7% 240 0.6% 16.7% 1,886 0.7% 1,131 0.4% 66.8%
smart 262 0.7% 488 1.2% -46.3% 1,756 0.6% 3,547 1.4% -50.5%
Maserati 150 0.4% 162 0.4% -7.4% 1,007 0.4% 1,257 0.5% -19.9%
DS 117 0.3% 89 0.2% 31.5% 529 0.2% 653 0.2% -19.0%
Chevrolet 78 0.2% 58 0.1% 34.5% 655 0.2% 431 0.2% 52.0%
Cadillac 76 0.2% 78 0.2% -2.6% 454 0.2% 405 0.2% 12.1%
Ford 41 0.1% 52 0.1% -21.2% 357 0.1% 404 0.2% -11.6%
Lamborghini 37 0.1% 32 0.1% 15.6% 432 0.2% 375 0.1% 15.2%
Dodge 35 0.1% 29 0.1% 20.7% 288 0.1% 258 0.1% 11.6%
Bentley 35 0.1% 52 0.1% -32.7% 211 0.1% 284 0.1% -25.7%
Ferrari 32 0.1% 60 0.1% -46.7% 578 0.2% 602 0.2% -4.0%
BMW Alpina 25 0.1% 29 0.1% -13.8% 203 0.1% 161 0.1% 26.1%
Aston Martin 20 0.1% 15 0.0% 33.3% 200 0.1% 247 0.1% -19.0%
Scania 19 0.0% 15 0.0% 26.7% 161 0.1% 118 0.0% 36.4%
Rolls Royce 17 0.0% 17 0.0% 0.0% 151 0.1% 170 0.1% -11.2%
Lotus 15 0.0% 11 0.0% 36.4% 189 0.1% 127 0.0% 48.8%
Mclaren 14 0.0% 17 0.0% -17.6% 159 0.1% 119 0.0% 33.6%
Autobianchi 8 0.0% 8 0.0% 0.0% 52 0.0% 40 0.0% 30.0%
Chrysler 6 0.0% 15 0.0% -60.0% 38 0.0% 173 0.1% -78.0%
GMC 3 0.0% 6 0.0% -50.0% 40 0.0% 39 0.0% 2.6%
Lancia 3 0.0% - -% -% 12 0.0% 16 0.0% -25.0%
MG 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 7 0.0% 9 0.0% -22.2%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 8 0.0% -75.0% 13 0.0% 99 0.0% -86.9%
Morgan 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 19 0.0% 18 0.0% 5.6%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -% 11 0.0% 9 0.0% 22.2%
Buick 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% 9 0.0% -66.7%
Opel 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Rover - -% 2 0.0% -% 20 0.0% 30 0.0% -33.3%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Innocenti - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 121 0.3% 147 0.4% -17.7% 459 0.2% 695 0.3% -34.0%
Total 38,219 100.0% 40,019 100.0% -4.5% 272,924 100.0% 262,438 100.0% 4.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, August 2018

3 Sep. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


August new vehicle sales in Japan grow 2.5% y/y to 364,000 unit level
* The Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association announced that sales in August 2018 rose 2.5% y/y to 364,216 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc declined 0.2% to 233,358 units, while those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc rose 7.7% to 130,858 units.
* Cumulative sales for the period January to August fell 0.8% to 3,538,227 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Aug. 2018 Aug. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2018 Jan.-Aug. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 233,358 233,810 -0.2% 2,247,592 2,320,577 -3.1%
Mini Vehicles 130,858 121,497 7.7% 1,290,635 1,244,818 3.7%
Total 364,216 355,307 2.5% 3,538,227 3,565,395 -0.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 105,012 45.0% 104,397 44.7% 0.6% 985,787 43.9% 1,063,031 45.8% -7.3%
Nissan 29,995 12.9% 27,854 11.9% 7.7% 302,429 13.5% 309,012 13.3% -2.1%
Honda 23,394 10.0% 25,533 10.9% -8.4% 253,218 11.3% 258,015 11.1% -1.9%
Mazda 11,863 5.1% 10,677 4.6% 11.1% 121,098 5.4% 115,251 5.0% 5.1%
Suzuki 8,611 3.7% 7,109 3.0% 21.1% 88,108 3.9% 76,413 3.3% 15.3%
Subaru 8,491 3.6% 10,113 4.3% -16.0% 79,082 3.5% 99,817 4.3% -20.8%
Isuzu 6,427 2.8% 7,641 3.3% -15.9% 48,863 2.2% 55,197 2.4% -11.5%
Hino 5,279 2.3% 7,771 3.3% -32.1% 45,820 2.0% 46,620 2.0% -1.7%
Mitsubishi 3,278 1.4% 2,376 1.0% 38.0% 32,607 1.5% 24,726 1.1% 31.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,053 1.3% 3,757 1.6% -18.7% 27,923 1.2% 28,546 1.2% -2.2%
Lexus 3,019 1.3% 2,489 1.1% 21.3% 39,612 1.8% 27,325 1.2% 45.0%
Daihatsu 2,684 1.2% 2,280 1.0% 17.7% 21,447 1.0% 16,321 0.7% 31.4%
UD Trucks 846 0.4% 882 0.4% -4.1% 6,201 0.3% 6,726 0.3% -7.8%
Others 21,406 9.2% 20,931 9.0% 2.3% 195,397 8.7% 193,577 8.3% 0.9%
Total 233,358 100.0% 233,810 100.0% -0.2% 2,247,592 100.0% 2,320,577 100.0% -3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Suzuki 41,183 31.5% 37,044 30.5% 11.2% 396,224 30.7% 381,184 30.6% 3.9%
Daihatsu 40,921 31.3% 41,350 34.0% -1.0% 411,417 31.9% 410,520 33.0% 0.2%
Honda 24,306 18.6% 18,635 15.3% 30.4% 241,097 18.7% 218,158 17.5% 10.5%
Nissan 12,793 9.8% 12,767 10.5% 0.2% 127,409 9.9% 126,761 10.2% 0.5%
Mitsubishi 3,599 2.8% 3,547 2.9% 1.5% 39,248 3.0% 36,817 3.0% 6.6%
Mazda 3,539 2.7% 3,113 2.6% 13.7% 29,755 2.3% 27,473 2.2% 8.3%
Toyota 2,809 2.1% 2,758 2.3% 1.8% 25,438 2.0% 20,649 1.7% 23.2%
Subaru 1,702 1.3% 2,276 1.9% -25.2% 19,989 1.5% 23,210 1.9% -13.9%
Others 6 0.0% 7 0.0% -14.3% 58 0.0% 46 0.0% 26.1%
Total 130,858 100.0% 121,497 100.0% 7.7% 1,290,635 100.0% 1,244,818 100.0% 3.7%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 93,821 46.8% 92,889 47.4% 1.0% 872,753 44.8% 952,327 47.3% -8.4%
Nissan 25,032 12.5% 23,037 11.7% 8.7% 254,918 13.1% 262,329 13.0% -2.8%
Honda 23,394 11.7% 25,533 13.0% -8.4% 253,218 13.0% 258,015 12.8% -1.9%
Mazda 10,828 5.4% 9,592 4.9% 12.9% 111,551 5.7% 105,672 5.2% 5.6%
Suzuki 8,611 4.3% 7,109 3.6% 21.1% 88,108 4.5% 76,413 3.8% 15.3%
Subaru 8,491 4.2% 10,113 5.2% -16.0% 79,082 4.1% 99,817 5.0% -20.8%
Mitsubishi 3,208 1.6% 2,297 1.2% 39.7% 31,922 1.6% 24,008 1.2% 33.0%
Lexus 3,019 1.5% 2,489 1.3% 21.3% 39,612 2.0% 27,325 1.4% 45.0%
Daihatsu 2,684 1.3% 2,280 1.2% 17.7% 21,447 1.1% 16,321 0.8% 31.4%
Others 21,267 10.6% 20,830 10.6% 2.1% 194,641 10.0% 192,886 9.6% 0.9%
Total 200,355 100.0% 196,169 100.0% 2.1% 1,947,252 100.0% 2,015,113 100.0% -3.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 45,194 41.1% 44,330 43.8% 1.9%
Nissan 12,108 11.0% 9,633 9.5% 25.7%
Honda 10,606 9.6% 7,945 7.8% 33.5%
Subaru 8,343 7.6% 9,897 9.8% -15.7%
Mazda 6,815 6.2% 5,852 5.8% 16.5%
Lexus 3,019 2.7% 2,489 2.5% 21.3%
Mitsubishi 2,398 2.2% 1,507 1.5% 59.1%
Suzuki 1,323 1.2% 583 0.6% 126.9%
Daihatsu 14 0.0% 27 0.0% -48.1%
Others 20,211 18.4% 19,027 18.8% 6.2%
Total 110,031 100.0% 101,290 100.0% 8.6%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 48,627 53.8% 48,559 51.2% 0.1%
Nissan 12,924 14.3% 13,404 14.1% -3.6%
Honda 12,788 14.2% 17,588 18.5% -27.3%
Suzuki 7,288 8.1% 6,526 6.9% 11.7%
Mazda 4,013 4.4% 3,740 3.9% 7.3%
Daihatsu 2,670 3.0% 2,253 2.4% 18.5%
Mitsubishi 810 0.9% 790 0.8% 2.5%
Subaru 148 0.2% 216 0.2% -31.5%
Others 1,056 1.2% 1,803 1.9% -41.4%
Total 90,324 100.0% 94,879 100.0% -4.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 10,837 33.8% 11,085 30.9% -2.2% 109,638 37.7% 107,010 36.4% 2.5%
Isuzu 6,310 19.7% 7,229 20.2% -12.7% 47,723 16.4% 53,215 18.1% -10.3%
Hino 5,032 15.7% 7,235 20.2% -30.4% 43,295 14.9% 43,595 14.8% -0.7%
Nissan 4,883 15.2% 4,751 13.2% 2.8% 46,952 16.1% 46,148 15.7% 1.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,880 9.0% 3,437 9.6% -16.2% 26,324 9.0% 26,179 8.9% 0.6%
Mazda 1,035 3.2% 1,085 3.0% -4.6% 9,547 3.3% 9,579 3.3% -0.3%
UD Trucks 846 2.6% 882 2.5% -4.1% 6,201 2.1% 6,726 2.3% -7.8%
Mitsubishi 70 0.2% 79 0.2% -11.4% 685 0.2% 718 0.2% -4.6%
Others 139 0.4% 80 0.2% 73.8% 737 0.3% 604 0.2% 22.0%
Total 32,032 100.0% 35,863 100.0% -10.7% 291,102 100.0% 293,774 100.0% -0.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Isuzu 5,027 35.6% 6,051 35.3% -16.9%
Hino 4,113 29.1% 6,293 36.7% -34.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,055 14.5% 2,423 14.1% -15.2%
Toyota 1,623 11.5% 1,085 6.3% 49.6%
UD Trucks 841 6.0% 876 5.1% -4.0%
Nissan 270 1.9% 292 1.7% -7.5%
Mazda 56 0.4% 59 0.3% -5.1%
Others 139 1.0% 80 0.5% 73.8%
Total 14,124 100.0% 17,159 100.0% -17.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 9,214 51.5% 10,000 53.5% -7.9%
Nissan 4,613 25.8% 4,459 23.8% 3.5%
Isuzu 1,283 7.2% 1,178 6.3% 8.9%
Mazda 979 5.5% 1,026 5.5% -4.6%
Hino 919 5.1% 942 5.0% -2.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 825 4.6% 1,014 5.4% -18.6%
Mitsubishi 70 0.4% 79 0.4% -11.4%
UD Trucks 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7%
Total 17,908 100.0% 18,704 100.0% -4.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 354 36.5% 423 23.8% -16.3% 3,396 36.8% 3,694 31.6% -8.1%
Hino 247 25.4% 536 30.1% -53.9% 2,525 27.3% 3,025 25.9% -16.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 173 17.8% 320 18.0% -45.9% 1,599 17.3% 2,367 20.2% -32.4%
Isuzu 117 12.0% 412 23.2% -71.6% 1,140 12.3% 1,982 17.0% -42.5%
Nissan 80 8.2% 66 3.7% 21.2% 559 6.1% 535 4.6% 4.5%
Others 0 0.0% 21 1.2% -100.0% 19 0.2% 87 0.7% -78.2%
Total 971 100.0% 1,778 100.0% -45.4% 9,238 100.0% 11,690 100.0% -21.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Aug. 2018 Aug. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2018
Jan.-Aug.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 15,509 10,079 53.9% 162,725 130,812 24.4%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 10,974 6,699 63.8% 102,535 72,635 41.2%
3 Nissan Note 10,647 9,685 9.9% 95,283 106,327 -10.4%
4 Nissan DAYZ 9,996 9,644 3.6% 93,477 98,488 -5.1%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 9,717 8,743 11.1% 92,234 101,060 -8.7%
6 Daihatsu Hijet 9,712 9,285 4.6% 100,377 90,941 10.4%
7 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 8,569 8,300 3.2% 70,678 68,832 2.7%
8 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 8,094 8,174 -1.0% 77,539 82,282 -5.8%
9 Toyota Corolla 7,991 4,969 60.8% 57,584 50,316 14.4%
10 Daihatsu Move 7,964 10,364 -23.2% 92,269 92,266 0.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.


Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,744 18.8% 4,823 20.0% -1.6% 41,919 17.9% 42,603 19.2% -1.6%
VW 3,660 14.5% 3,071 12.7% 19.2% 33,420 14.2% 31,795 14.3% 5.1%
BMW 3,296 13.0% 3,786 15.7% -12.9% 30,506 13.0% 32,801 14.7% -7.0%
Audi 2,096 8.3% 2,269 9.4% -7.6% 17,651 7.5% 17,566 7.9% 0.5%
BMW MINI 1,774 7.0% 1,692 7.0% 4.8% 16,348 7.0% 15,855 7.1% 3.1%
Toyota 1,678 6.6% 1,061 4.4% 58.2% 15,427 6.6% 10,533 4.7% 46.5%
Volvo 1,297 5.1% 1,220 5.1% 6.3% 11,330 4.8% 10,421 4.7% 8.7%
Honda 1,035 4.1% 17 0.1% 5988.2% 9,774 4.2% 147 0.1% 6549.0%
Jeep 820 3.2% 717 3.0% 14.4% 7,306 3.1% 6,344 2.9% 15.2%
Nissan 699 2.8% 1,234 5.1% -43.4% 8,821 3.8% 12,337 5.5% -28.5%
Peugeot 567 2.2% 475 2.0% 19.4% 6,649 2.8% 5,051 2.3% 31.6%
Porsche 482 1.9% 338 1.4% 42.6% 4,427 1.9% 4,189 1.9% 5.7%
Renault 478 1.9% 442 1.8% 8.1% 4,771 2.0% 5,089 2.3% -6.2%
Fiat 373 1.5% 437 1.8% -14.6% 3,918 1.7% 4,175 1.9% -6.2%
Suzuki 280 1.1% 582 2.4% -51.9% 3,402 1.4% 3,840 1.7% -11.4%
Jaguar 230 0.9% 112 0.5% 105.4% 1,949 0.8% 1,811 0.8% 7.6%
Mitsubishi 228 0.9% 384 1.6% -40.6% 2,238 1.0% 2,694 1.2% -16.9%
Land Rover 213 0.8% 232 1.0% -8.2% 2,523 1.1% 2,063 0.9% 22.3%
Alfa Romeo 208 0.8% 82 0.3% 153.7% 1,606 0.7% 891 0.4% 80.2%
smart 194 0.8% 263 1.1% -26.2% 1,494 0.6% 3,059 1.4% -51.2%
Citroen 193 0.8% 152 0.6% 27.0% 2,244 1.0% 1,755 0.8% 27.9%
ABARTH 167 0.7% 185 0.8% -9.7% 1,580 0.7% 1,548 0.7% 2.1%
Chevrolet 76 0.3% 50 0.2% 52.0% 577 0.2% 373 0.2% 54.7%
Maserati 74 0.3% 107 0.4% -30.8% 857 0.4% 1,095 0.5% -21.7%
Ferrari 59 0.2% 47 0.2% 25.5% 546 0.2% 542 0.2% 0.7%
DS 52 0.2% 24 0.1% 116.7% 412 0.2% 564 0.3% -27.0%
Ford 46 0.2% 52 0.2% -11.5% 316 0.1% 352 0.2% -10.2%
Dodge 37 0.1% 25 0.1% 48.0% 253 0.1% 229 0.1% 10.5%
Lamborghini 36 0.1% 31 0.1% 16.1% 395 0.2% 343 0.2% 15.2%
Aston Martin 27 0.1% 25 0.1% 8.0% 180 0.1% 232 0.1% -22.4%
Cadillac 26 0.1% 24 0.1% 8.3% 378 0.2% 327 0.1% 15.6%
Bentley 24 0.1% 27 0.1% -11.1% 176 0.1% 232 0.1% -24.1%
Scania 24 0.1% 10 0.0% 140.0% 142 0.1% 103 0.0% 37.9%
Rolls Royce 18 0.1% 16 0.1% 12.5% 134 0.1% 153 0.1% -12.4%
Lotus 15 0.1% 13 0.1% 15.4% 174 0.1% 116 0.1% 50.0%
BMW Alpina 13 0.1% 14 0.1% -7.1% 178 0.1% 132 0.1% 34.8%
Mclaren 11 0.0% 16 0.1% -31.3% 145 0.1% 102 0.0% 42.2%
Autobianchi 3 0.0% 5 0.0% -40.0% 44 0.0% 32 0.0% 37.5%
GMC 3 0.0% 4 0.0% -25.0% 37 0.0% 33 0.0% 12.1%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 6 0.0% -50.0% 32 0.0% 158 0.1% -79.7%
Rover 2 0.0% 4 0.0% -50.0% 20 0.0% 28 0.0% -28.6%
Morgan 2 0.0% - -% -% 18 0.0% 17 0.0% 5.9%
Hyundai - -% 21 0.1% -% 11 0.0% 91 0.0% -87.9%
Pontiac - -% 2 0.0% -% 10 0.0% 9 0.0% 11.1%
Lancia - -% 3 0.0% -% 9 0.0% 16 0.0% -43.8%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
MG - -% 1 0.0% -% 4 0.0% 8 0.0% -50.0%
Buick - -% 1 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 9 0.0% -77.8%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Innocenti - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 28 0.1% 54 0.2% -48.1% 338 0.1% 548 0.2% -38.3%
Total 25,291 100.0% 24,156 100.0% 4.7% 234,705 100.0% 222,419 100.0% 5.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, July 2018

1 Aug. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new vehicles sales rise 3.3% y/y to 442,000 unit level in July
* In the July 2018 sales figures announced by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales rose 3.3% to 441,534 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660cc rose 1.2% to 281,876 units, and those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc rose 7.1% to 159,658 units.
* Total sales for the period January – July declined 1.1% y/y to 3,174,012 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Jul. 2018 Jul. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2018 Jan.-Jul. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 281,876 278,517 1.2% 2,014,234 2,086,767 -3.5%
Mini Vehicles 159,658 149,030 7.1% 1,159,778 1,123,321 3.2%
Total 441,534 427,547 3.3% 3,174,012 3,210,088 -1.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 134,768 47.8% 130,062 46.7% 3.6% 880,775 43.7% 958,634 45.9% -8.1%
Nissan 35,310 12.5% 35,305 12.7% 0.0% 272,434 13.5% 281,158 13.5% -3.1%
Honda 30,729 10.9% 32,402 11.6% -5.2% 229,824 11.4% 232,482 11.1% -1.1%
Mazda 12,136 4.3% 14,159 5.1% -14.3% 109,235 5.4% 104,574 5.0% 4.5%
Suzuki 11,191 4.0% 9,402 3.4% 19.0% 79,497 3.9% 69,304 3.3% 14.7%
Subaru 10,162 3.6% 11,794 4.2% -13.8% 70,591 3.5% 89,704 4.3% -21.3%
Isuzu 6,263 2.2% 6,599 2.4% -5.1% 42,436 2.1% 47,556 2.3% -10.8%
Hino 5,240 1.9% 5,342 1.9% -1.9% 40,541 2.0% 38,849 1.9% 4.4%
Lexus 3,681 1.3% 2,815 1.0% 30.8% 36,593 1.8% 24,836 1.2% 47.3%
Mitsubishi 3,456 1.2% 2,763 1.0% 25.1% 29,329 1.5% 22,350 1.1% 31.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,229 1.1% 3,436 1.2% -6.0% 24,870 1.2% 24,789 1.2% 0.3%
Daihatsu 3,131 1.1% 2,657 1.0% 17.8% 18,763 0.9% 14,041 0.7% 33.6%
UD Trucks 672 0.2% 703 0.3% -4.4% 5,355 0.3% 5,844 0.3% -8.4%
Others 21,908 7.8% 21,078 7.6% 3.9% 173,991 8.6% 172,646 8.3% 0.8%
Total 281,876 100.0% 278,517 100.0% 1.2% 2,014,234 100.0% 2,086,767 100.0% -3.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Daihatsu 51,014 32.0% 51,046 34.3% -0.1% 370,496 31.9% 369,170 32.9% 0.4%
Suzuki 49,269 30.9% 45,894 30.8% 7.4% 355,041 30.6% 344,140 30.6% 3.2%
Honda 30,144 18.9% 22,965 15.4% 31.3% 216,791 18.7% 199,523 17.8% 8.7%
Nissan 15,743 9.9% 15,896 10.7% -1.0% 114,616 9.9% 113,994 10.1% 0.5%
Mitsubishi 5,095 3.2% 4,316 2.9% 18.0% 35,649 3.1% 33,270 3.0% 7.2%
Mazda 3,414 2.1% 3,224 2.2% 5.9% 26,216 2.3% 24,360 2.2% 7.6%
Toyota 2,853 1.8% 2,831 1.9% 0.8% 22,629 2.0% 17,891 1.6% 26.5%
Subaru 2,116 1.3% 2,845 1.9% -25.6% 18,287 1.6% 20,934 1.9% -12.6%
Others 10 0.0% 13 0.0% -23.1% 53 0.0% 39 0.0% 35.9%
Total 159,658 100.0% 149,030 100.0% 7.1% 1,159,778 100.0% 1,123,321 100.0% 3.2%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 120,515 49.2% 116,029 48.1% 3.9% 778,932 44.6% 859,438 47.2% -9.4%
Honda 30,729 12.5% 32,402 13.4% -5.2% 229,824 13.2% 232,482 12.8% -1.1%
Nissan 29,555 12.1% 29,458 12.2% 0.3% 229,886 13.2% 239,292 13.2% -3.9%
Suzuki 11,191 4.6% 9,402 3.9% 19.0% 79,497 4.6% 69,304 3.8% 14.7%
Mazda 10,920 4.5% 12,898 5.3% -15.3% 100,723 5.8% 96,080 5.3% 4.8%
Subaru 10,162 4.1% 11,794 4.9% -13.8% 70,591 4.0% 89,704 4.9% -21.3%
Lexus 3,681 1.5% 2,815 1.2% 30.8% 36,593 2.1% 24,836 1.4% 47.3%
Mitsubishi 3,374 1.4% 2,663 1.1% 26.7% 28,714 1.6% 21,711 1.2% 32.3%
Daihatsu 3,131 1.3% 2,657 1.1% 17.8% 18,763 1.1% 14,041 0.8% 33.6%
Others 21,810 8.9% 21,009 8.7% 3.8% 173,374 9.9% 172,056 9.5% 0.8%
Total 245,068 100.0% 241,127 100.0% 1.6% 1,746,897 100.0% 1,818,944 100.0% -4.0%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 55,295 43.4% 55,271 45.6% 0.0%
Nissan 14,139 11.1% 12,671 10.5% 11.6%
Honda 12,032 9.4% 8,929 7.4% 34.8%
Subaru 9,926 7.8% 11,496 9.5% -13.7%
Mazda 7,507 5.9% 8,400 6.9% -10.6%
Lexus 3,681 2.9% 2,815 2.3% 30.8%
Mitsubishi 2,601 2.0% 1,813 1.5% 43.5%
Suzuki 1,567 1.2% 678 0.6% 131.1%
Daihatsu 18 0.0% 18 0.0% 0.0%
Others 20,644 16.2% 19,122 15.8% 8.0%
Total 127,410 100.0% 121,213 100.0% 5.1%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 65,220 55.4% 60,758 50.7% 7.3%
Honda 18,697 15.9% 23,473 19.6% -20.3%
Nissan 15,416 13.1% 16,787 14.0% -8.2%
Suzuki 9,624 8.2% 8,724 7.3% 10.3%
Mazda 3,413 2.9% 4,498 3.8% -24.1%
Daihatsu 3,113 2.6% 2,639 2.2% 18.0%
Mitsubishi 773 0.7% 850 0.7% -9.1%
Subaru 236 0.2% 298 0.2% -20.8%
Others 1,166 1.0% 1,887 1.6% -38.2%
Total 117,658 100.0% 119,914 100.0% -1.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 13,867 38.7% 13,532 37.7% 2.5% 98,801 38.1% 95,925 37.2% 3.0%
Isuzu 6,153 17.2% 6,320 17.6% -2.6% 41,413 16.0% 45,986 17.8% -9.9%
Nissan 5,686 15.9% 5,804 16.2% -2.0% 42,069 16.2% 41,397 16.1% 1.6%
Hino 4,946 13.8% 4,963 13.8% -0.3% 38,263 14.8% 36,360 14.1% 5.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,072 8.6% 3,120 8.7% -1.5% 23,444 9.0% 22,742 8.8% 3.1%
Mazda 1,216 3.4% 1,261 3.5% -3.6% 8,512 3.3% 8,494 3.3% 0.2%
UD Trucks 672 1.9% 703 2.0% -4.4% 5,355 2.1% 5,844 2.3% -8.4%
Mitsubishi 82 0.2% 100 0.3% -18.0% 615 0.2% 639 0.2% -3.8%
Others 96 0.3% 67 0.2% 43.3% 598 0.2% 524 0.2% 14.1%
Total 35,790 100.0% 35,870 100.0% -0.2% 259,070 100.0% 257,911 100.0% 0.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Isuzu 4,971 35.0% 5,242 37.2% -5.2%
Hino 4,000 28.2% 4,190 29.7% -4.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,203 15.5% 2,193 15.6% 0.5%
Toyota 1,853 13.0% 1,325 9.4% 39.8%
UD Trucks 668 4.7% 700 5.0% -4.6%
Nissan 352 2.5% 305 2.2% 15.4%
Mazda 66 0.5% 73 0.5% -9.6%
Others 96 0.7% 66 0.5% 45.5%
Total 14,209 100.0% 14,094 100.0% 0.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 12,014 55.7% 12,207 56.1% -1.6%
Nissan 5,334 24.7% 5,499 25.3% -3.0%
Isuzu 1,182 5.5% 1,078 5.0% 9.6%
Mazda 1,150 5.3% 1,188 5.5% -3.2%
Hino 946 4.4% 773 3.5% 22.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 869 4.0% 927 4.3% -6.3%
Mitsubishi 82 0.4% 100 0.5% -18.0%
UD Trucks 4 0.0% 3 0.0% 33.3%
Others 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0%
Total 21,581 100.0% 21,776 100.0% -0.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 386 37.9% 501 33.0% -23.0% 3,042 36.8% 3,271 33.0% -7.0%
Hino 294 28.9% 379 24.9% -22.4% 2,278 27.6% 2,489 25.1% -8.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 157 15.4% 316 20.8% -50.3% 1,426 17.2% 2,047 20.7% -30.3%
Isuzu 110 10.8% 279 18.4% -60.6% 1,023 12.4% 1,570 15.8% -34.8%
Nissan 69 6.8% 43 2.8% 60.5% 479 5.8% 469 4.7% 2.1%
Others 2 0.2% 2 0.1% 0.0% 19 0.2% 66 0.7% -71.2%
Total 1,018 100.0% 1,520 100.0% -33.0% 8,267 100.0% 9,912 100.0% -16.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jul. 2018 Jul. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2018
Jan.-Jul.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,668 14,503 35.6% 147,216 120,733 21.9%
2 Daihatsu Hijet 12,719 11,339 12.2% 90,665 81,656 11.0%
3 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 11,843 8,173 44.9% 91,561 65,936 38.9%
4 Nissan DAYZ 11,703 12,137 -3.6% 83,481 88,844 -6.0%
5 Nissan Note 11,256 12,431 -9.5% 84,636 96,642 -12.4%
6 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 11,238 12,070 -6.9% 62,109 60,532 2.6%
7 Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 11,184 6,988 60.0% 53,713 58,605 -8.3%
8 Daihatsu Tanto 10,708 11,710 -8.6% 82,517 92,317 -10.6%
9 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 10,560 9,940 6.2% 69,445 74,108 -6.3%
10 Daihatsu Move 10,196 9,735 4.7% 84,305 81,902 2.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,672 17.4% 5,081 20.8% -8.0% 37,175 17.8% 37,780 19.1% -1.6%
BMW 3,752 14.0% 3,586 14.7% 4.6% 27,210 13.0% 29,015 14.6% -6.2%
VW 3,682 13.7% 3,128 12.8% 17.7% 29,760 14.2% 28,724 14.5% 3.6%
Toyota 2,151 8.0% 1,357 5.6% 58.5% 13,749 6.6% 9,472 4.8% 45.2%
BMW MINI 1,802 6.7% 1,695 6.9% 6.3% 14,574 7.0% 14,163 7.1% 2.9%
Audi 1,503 5.6% 1,839 7.5% -18.3% 15,555 7.4% 15,297 7.7% 1.7%
Volvo 1,308 4.9% 1,328 5.4% -1.5% 10,033 4.8% 9,201 4.6% 9.0%
Honda 1,288 4.8% 18 0.1% 7055.6% 8,739 4.2% 130 0.1% 6622.3%
Nissan 929 3.5% 1,145 4.7% -18.9% 8,122 3.9% 11,103 5.6% -26.8%
Peugeot 851 3.2% 634 2.6% 34.2% 6,082 2.9% 4,576 2.3% 32.9%
Jeep 846 3.1% 644 2.6% 31.4% 6,486 3.1% 5,627 2.8% 15.3%
Renault 590 2.2% 639 2.6% -7.7% 4,293 2.1% 4,647 2.3% -7.6%
Fiat 492 1.8% 434 1.8% 13.4% 3,545 1.7% 3,738 1.9% -5.2%
Porsche 392 1.5% 266 1.1% 47.4% 3,945 1.9% 3,851 1.9% 2.4%
Mitsubishi 350 1.3% 240 1.0% 45.8% 2,010 1.0% 2,310 1.2% -13.0%
Citroen 328 1.2% 300 1.2% 9.3% 2,051 1.0% 1,603 0.8% 27.9%
Suzuki 308 1.1% 676 2.8% -54.4% 3,122 1.5% 3,258 1.6% -4.2%
Land Rover 303 1.1% 182 0.7% 66.5% 2,310 1.1% 1,831 0.9% 26.2%
Alfa Romeo 227 0.8% 87 0.4% 160.9% 1,398 0.7% 809 0.4% 72.8%
ABARTH 162 0.6% 129 0.5% 25.6% 1,413 0.7% 1,363 0.7% 3.7%
smart 158 0.6% 277 1.1% -43.0% 1,300 0.6% 2,796 1.4% -53.5%
Jaguar 121 0.4% 111 0.5% 9.0% 1,719 0.8% 1,699 0.9% 1.2%
Maserati 96 0.4% 130 0.5% -26.2% 783 0.4% 988 0.5% -20.7%
Ferrari 95 0.4% 92 0.4% 3.3% 487 0.2% 495 0.2% -1.6%
DS 88 0.3% 32 0.1% 175.0% 360 0.2% 540 0.3% -33.3%
Chevrolet 75 0.3% 53 0.2% 41.5% 501 0.2% 323 0.2% 55.1%
Ford 43 0.2% 51 0.2% -15.7% 270 0.1% 300 0.2% -10.0%
Lamborghini 40 0.1% 33 0.1% 21.2% 359 0.2% 312 0.2% 15.1%
Dodge 36 0.1% 27 0.1% 33.3% 216 0.1% 204 0.1% 5.9%
Cadillac 35 0.1% 29 0.1% 20.7% 352 0.2% 303 0.2% 16.2%
Bentley 26 0.1% 21 0.1% 23.8% 152 0.1% 205 0.1% -25.9%
BMW Alpina 25 0.1% 11 0.0% 127.3% 165 0.1% 118 0.1% 39.8%
Lotus 20 0.1% 11 0.0% 81.8% 159 0.1% 103 0.1% 54.4%
Aston Martin 18 0.1% 20 0.1% -10.0% 153 0.1% 207 0.1% -26.1%
Mclaren 18 0.1% 16 0.1% 12.5% 134 0.1% 86 0.0% 55.8%
Scania 17 0.1% 11 0.0% 54.5% 118 0.1% 93 0.0% 26.9%
Rolls Royce 9 0.0% 15 0.1% -40.0% 116 0.1% 137 0.1% -15.3%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 2 0.0% 250.0% 41 0.0% 27 0.0% 51.9%
GMC 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 34 0.0% 29 0.0% 17.2%
Rover 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 18 0.0% 24 0.0% -25.0%
Chrysler 2 0.0% 13 0.1% -84.6% 29 0.0% 152 0.1% -80.9%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 11 0.0% 70 0.0% -84.3%
Pontiac 2 0.0% - -% -% 10 0.0% 7 0.0% 42.9%
Saturn 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Morgan - -% 4 0.0% -% 16 0.0% 17 0.0% -5.9%
Lancia - -% 1 0.0% -% 9 0.0% 13 0.0% -30.8%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
MG - -% - -% -% 4 0.0% 7 0.0% -42.9%
Buick - -% 1 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 8 0.0% -75.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Innocenti - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 17 0.1% 50 0.2% -66.0% 310 0.1% 494 0.2% -37.2%
Total 26,895 100.0% 24,429 100.0% 10.1% 209,414 100.0% 198,263 100.0% 5.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)



More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, June 2018

2 Jul. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


June vehicle sales in Japan fall 5% y/y to 454,000 unit level
* According to the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales in Japan in June 2018 declined 5% to 453,765 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc fell 7.3% to 292,761 units, and those for vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc declined 0.4% to 161,004 units.
* Total sales from January to June declined 1.8% to 2,732,478 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Jun. 2018 Jun. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2018 Jan.-Jun. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 292,761 315,744 -7.3% 1,732,358 1,808,250 -4.2%
Mini Vehicles 161,004 161,725 -0.4% 1,000,120 974,291 2.7%
Total 453,765 477,469 -5.0% 2,732,478 2,782,541 -1.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 126,252 43.1% 151,920 48.1% -16.9% 746,007 43.1% 828,572 45.8% -10.0%
Nissan 36,709 12.5% 35,815 11.3% 2.5% 237,124 13.7% 245,853 13.6% -3.6%
Honda 33,137 11.3% 32,988 10.4% 0.5% 199,095 11.5% 200,080 11.1% -0.5%
Mazda 15,425 5.3% 12,905 4.1% 19.5% 97,099 5.6% 90,415 5.0% 7.4%
Suzuki 11,700 4.0% 9,841 3.1% 18.9% 68,306 3.9% 59,902 3.3% 14.0%
Subaru 9,859 3.4% 13,140 4.2% -25.0% 60,429 3.5% 77,910 4.3% -22.4%
Hino 6,192 2.1% 5,526 1.8% 12.1% 35,301 2.0% 33,507 1.9% 5.4%
Isuzu 5,810 2.0% 6,407 2.0% -9.3% 36,173 2.1% 40,957 2.3% -11.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,112 1.4% 4,286 1.4% -4.1% 21,641 1.2% 21,353 1.2% 1.3%
Mitsubishi 3,845 1.3% 3,517 1.1% 9.3% 25,873 1.5% 19,587 1.1% 32.1%
Lexus 3,776 1.3% 3,006 1.0% 25.6% 32,912 1.9% 22,021 1.2% 49.5%
Daihatsu 3,025 1.0% 2,997 0.9% 0.9% 15,632 0.9% 11,384 0.6% 37.3%
UD Trucks 1,074 0.4% 1,166 0.4% -7.9% 4,683 0.3% 5,141 0.3% -8.9%
Others 31,845 10.9% 32,230 10.2% -1.2% 152,083 8.8% 151,568 8.4% 0.3%
Total 292,761 100.0% 315,744 100.0% -7.3% 1,732,358 100.0% 1,808,250 100.0% -4.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Suzuki 51,667 32.1% 48,298 29.9% 7.0% 305,772 30.6% 298,246 30.6% 2.5%
Daihatsu 50,537 31.4% 55,335 34.2% -8.7% 319,482 31.9% 318,124 32.7% 0.4%
Honda 29,487 18.3% 28,104 17.4% 4.9% 186,647 18.7% 176,558 18.1% 5.7%
Nissan 14,965 9.3% 16,240 10.0% -7.9% 98,873 9.9% 98,098 10.1% 0.8%
Mitsubishi 5,409 3.4% 4,714 2.9% 14.7% 30,554 3.1% 28,954 3.0% 5.5%
Mazda 3,461 2.1% 3,367 2.1% 2.8% 22,802 2.3% 21,136 2.2% 7.9%
Toyota 3,148 2.0% 2,709 1.7% 16.2% 19,776 2.0% 15,060 1.5% 31.3%
Subaru 2,325 1.4% 2,953 1.8% -21.3% 16,171 1.6% 18,089 1.9% -10.6%
Others 5 0.0% 5 0.0% 0.0% 43 0.0% 26 0.0% 65.4%
Total 161,004 100.0% 161,725 100.0% -0.4% 1,000,120 100.0% 974,291 100.0% 2.7%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 110,978 44.0% 135,387 49.4% -18.0% 658,417 43.8% 743,409 47.1% -11.4%
Honda 33,137 13.1% 32,988 12.0% 0.5% 199,095 13.3% 200,080 12.7% -0.5%
Nissan 30,471 12.1% 29,462 10.8% 3.4% 200,331 13.3% 209,834 13.3% -4.5%
Mazda 14,041 5.6% 11,625 4.2% 20.8% 89,803 6.0% 83,182 5.3% 8.0%
Suzuki 11,700 4.6% 9,841 3.6% 18.9% 68,306 4.5% 59,902 3.8% 14.0%
Subaru 9,859 3.9% 13,140 4.8% -25.0% 60,429 4.0% 77,910 4.9% -22.4%
Lexus 3,776 1.5% 3,006 1.1% 25.6% 32,912 2.2% 22,021 1.4% 49.5%
Mitsubishi 3,751 1.5% 3,406 1.2% 10.1% 25,340 1.7% 19,048 1.2% 33.0%
Daihatsu 3,025 1.2% 2,997 1.1% 0.9% 15,632 1.0% 11,384 0.7% 37.3%
Others 31,739 12.6% 32,148 11.7% -1.3% 151,564 10.1% 151,047 9.6% 0.3%
Total 252,477 100.0% 274,000 100.0% -7.9% 1,501,829 100.0% 1,577,817 100.0% -4.8%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 49,640 36.1% 64,021 44.6% -22.5%
Nissan 14,788 10.8% 13,526 9.4% 9.3%
Honda 14,308 10.4% 11,291 7.9% 26.7%
Mazda 10,330 7.5% 6,780 4.7% 52.4%
Subaru 9,595 7.0% 12,772 8.9% -24.9%
Lexus 3,776 2.7% 3,006 2.1% 25.6%
Mitsubishi 3,111 2.3% 2,310 1.6% 34.7%
Suzuki 1,916 1.4% 340 0.2% 463.5%
Daihatsu 18 0.0% 9 0.0% 100.0%
Others 29,874 21.7% 29,372 20.5% 1.7%
Total 137,356 100.0% 143,427 100.0% -4.2%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 61,338 53.3% 71,366 54.7% -14.1%
Honda 18,829 16.4% 21,697 16.6% -13.2%
Nissan 15,683 13.6% 15,936 12.2% -1.6%
Suzuki 9,784 8.5% 9,501 7.3% 3.0%
Mazda 3,711 3.2% 4,845 3.7% -23.4%
Daihatsu 3,007 2.6% 2,988 2.3% 0.6%
Mitsubishi 640 0.6% 1,096 0.8% -41.6%
Subaru 264 0.2% 368 0.3% -28.3%
Others 1,865 1.6% 2,776 2.1% -32.8%
Total 115,121 100.0% 130,573 100.0% -11.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 14,879 37.8% 16,028 39.6% -7.2% 84,934 38.0% 82,393 37.1% 3.1%
Nissan 6,185 15.7% 6,310 15.6% -2.0% 36,383 16.3% 35,593 16.0% 2.2%
Hino 6,005 15.2% 5,246 13.0% 14.5% 33,317 14.9% 31,397 14.1% 6.1%
Isuzu 5,729 14.5% 6,256 15.4% -8.4% 35,260 15.8% 39,666 17.9% -11.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,953 10.0% 4,026 9.9% -1.8% 20,372 9.1% 19,622 8.8% 3.8%
Mazda 1,384 3.5% 1,280 3.2% 8.1% 7,296 3.3% 7,233 3.3% 0.9%
UD Trucks 1,074 2.7% 1,166 2.9% -7.9% 4,683 2.1% 5,141 2.3% -8.9%
Mitsubishi 94 0.2% 111 0.3% -15.3% 533 0.2% 539 0.2% -1.1%
Others 104 0.3% 81 0.2% 28.4% 502 0.2% 457 0.2% 9.8%
Total 39,407 100.0% 40,504 100.0% -2.7% 223,280 100.0% 222,041 100.0% 0.6%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Hino 4,900 31.3% 4,246 28.4% 15.4%
Isuzu 4,610 29.4% 5,057 33.8% -8.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,638 16.8% 2,621 17.5% 0.6%
Toyota 1,871 11.9% 1,427 9.5% 31.1%
UD Trucks 1,063 6.8% 1,163 7.8% -8.6%
Nissan 408 2.6% 318 2.1% 28.3%
Mazda 70 0.4% 62 0.4% 12.9%
Others 104 0.7% 80 0.5% 30.0%
Total 15,664 100.0% 14,974 100.0% 4.6%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 13,008 54.8% 14,601 57.2% -10.9%
Nissan 5,777 24.3% 5,992 23.5% -3.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,315 5.5% 1,405 5.5% -6.4%
Mazda 1,314 5.5% 1,218 4.8% 7.9%
Isuzu 1,119 4.7% 1,199 4.7% -6.7%
Hino 1,105 4.7% 1,000 3.9% 10.5%
Mitsubishi 94 0.4% 111 0.4% -15.3%
UD Trucks 11 0.0% 3 0.0% 266.7%
Others 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0%
Total 23,743 100.0% 25,530 100.0% -7.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 395 45.0% 505 40.7% -21.8% 2,656 36.6% 2,770 33.0% -4.1%
Hino 187 21.3% 280 22.6% -33.2% 1,984 27.4% 2,110 25.1% -6.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 159 18.1% 260 21.0% -38.8% 1,269 17.5% 1,731 20.6% -26.7%
Isuzu 81 9.2% 151 12.2% -46.4% 913 12.6% 1,291 15.4% -29.3%
Nissan 53 6.0% 43 3.5% 23.3% 410 5.7% 426 5.1% -3.8%
Others 2 0.2% 1 0.1% 100.0% 17 0.2% 64 0.8% -73.4%
Total 877 100.0% 1,240 100.0% -29.3% 7,249 100.0% 8,392 100.0% -13.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jun. 2018 Jun. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2018
Jan.-Jun.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda NBOX 20,682 17,653 17.2% 127,548 106,230 20.1%
2 Daihatsu Hijet 13,620 12,581 8.3% 77,946 70,317 10.8%
3 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 13,450 8,757 53.6% 79,718 57,763 38.0%
4 Nissan Note 11,321 11,601 -2.4% 73,380 84,211 -12.9%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 11,147 11,342 -1.7% 71,809 80,607 -10.9%
6 Daihatsu Move 10,464 11,699 -10.6% 74,109 72,167 2.7%
7 Toyota Aqua(Prius C) 10,443 11,453 -8.8% 58,885 64,168 -8.2%
8 Nissan DAYZ 10,260 10,937 -6.2% 71,778 76,707 -6.4%
9 Suzuki Wagon R 9,500 9,340 1.7% 61,987 57,205 8.4%
10 Nissan Serena 9,244 7,252 27.5% 56,095 54,344 3.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Mercedes-Benz 6,127 16.6% 6,594 18.6% -7.1% 32,503 17.8% 32,699 18.8% -0.6%
BMW 5,387 14.6% 5,970 16.8% -9.8% 23,458 12.9% 25,429 14.6% -7.8%
VW 5,336 14.5% 5,238 14.7% 1.9% 26,078 14.3% 25,596 14.7% 1.9%
Audi 3,154 8.5% 3,207 9.0% -1.7% 14,052 7.7% 13,458 7.7% 4.4%
BMW MINI 2,571 7.0% 2,773 7.8% -7.3% 12,772 7.0% 12,468 7.2% 2.4%
Toyota 2,150 5.8% 1,504 4.2% 43.0% 11,598 6.4% 8,115 4.7% 42.9%
Volvo 1,953 5.3% 1,587 4.5% 23.1% 8,725 4.8% 7,873 4.5% 10.8%
Honda 1,315 3.6% 20 0.1% 6475.0% 7,451 4.1% 112 0.1% 6552.7%
Jeep 1,263 3.4% 1,138 3.2% 11.0% 5,640 3.1% 4,983 2.9% 13.2%
Nissan 1,054 2.9% 1,217 3.4% -13.4% 7,193 3.9% 9,958 5.7% -27.8%
Peugeot 1,031 2.8% 850 2.4% 21.3% 5,231 2.9% 3,942 2.3% 32.7%
Porsche 773 2.1% 769 2.2% 0.5% 3,553 1.9% 3,585 2.1% -0.9%
Fiat 699 1.9% 770 2.2% -9.2% 3,053 1.7% 3,304 1.9% -7.6%
Renault 663 1.8% 626 1.8% 5.9% 3,703 2.0% 4,008 2.3% -7.6%
Jaguar 424 1.1% 286 0.8% 48.3% 1,598 0.9% 1,588 0.9% 0.6%
Suzuki 385 1.0% 332 0.9% 16.0% 2,814 1.5% 2,582 1.5% 9.0%
Citroen 375 1.0% 293 0.8% 28.0% 1,723 0.9% 1,303 0.7% 32.2%
Land Rover 332 0.9% 367 1.0% -9.5% 2,007 1.1% 1,649 0.9% 21.7%
smart 319 0.9% 389 1.1% -18.0% 1,142 0.6% 2,519 1.4% -54.7%
Alfa Romeo 259 0.7% 146 0.4% 77.4% 1,171 0.6% 722 0.4% 62.2%
ABARTH 257 0.7% 245 0.7% 4.9% 1,251 0.7% 1,234 0.7% 1.4%
Mitsubishi 197 0.5% 313 0.9% -37.1% 1,660 0.9% 2,070 1.2% -19.8%
Maserati 187 0.5% 206 0.6% -9.2% 687 0.4% 858 0.5% -19.9%
Chevrolet 84 0.2% 48 0.1% 75.0% 426 0.2% 270 0.2% 57.8%
Ferrari 61 0.2% 93 0.3% -34.4% 392 0.2% 403 0.2% -2.7%
Lamborghini 57 0.2% 59 0.2% -3.4% 319 0.2% 279 0.2% 14.3%
Cadillac 55 0.1% 56 0.2% -1.8% 317 0.2% 274 0.2% 15.7%
DS 55 0.1% 64 0.2% -14.1% 272 0.1% 508 0.3% -46.5%
Dodge 49 0.1% 36 0.1% 36.1% 180 0.1% 177 0.1% 1.7%
Ford 47 0.1% 53 0.1% -11.3% 227 0.1% 249 0.1% -8.8%
Scania 29 0.1% 16 0.0% 81.3% 101 0.1% 82 0.0% 23.2%
Aston Martin 27 0.1% 33 0.1% -18.2% 135 0.1% 187 0.1% -27.8%
BMW Alpina 24 0.1% 12 0.0% 100.0% 140 0.1% 107 0.1% 30.8%
Bentley 24 0.1% 36 0.1% -33.3% 126 0.1% 184 0.1% -31.5%
Mclaren 21 0.1% 13 0.0% 61.5% 116 0.1% 70 0.0% 65.7%
Lotus 18 0.0% 14 0.0% 28.6% 139 0.1% 92 0.1% 51.1%
Rolls Royce 16 0.0% 26 0.1% -38.5% 107 0.1% 122 0.1% -12.3%
GMC 9 0.0% 6 0.0% 50.0% 29 0.0% 23 0.0% 26.1%
Autobianchi 5 0.0% 8 0.0% -37.5% 34 0.0% 25 0.0% 36.0%
Morgan 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 16 0.0% 13 0.0% 23.1%
Pontiac 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 8 0.0% 7 0.0% 14.3%
Chrysler 2 0.0% 18 0.1% -88.9% 27 0.0% 139 0.1% -80.6%
Rover 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3% 15 0.0% 23 0.0% -34.8%
Bugatti 2 0.0% - -% -% 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 4 0.0% 7 0.0% -42.9%
Buick 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 7 0.0% -71.4%
Mini 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Hyundai - -% 2 0.0% -% 9 0.0% 68 0.0% -86.8%
Lancia - -% 1 0.0% -% 9 0.0% 12 0.0% -25.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 82 0.2% 86 0.2% -4.7% 293 0.2% 444 0.3% -34.0%
Total 36,889 100.0% 35,528 100.0% 3.8% 182,519 100.0% 173,834 100.0% 5.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)




More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, May 2018

1 Jun. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new car sales in May decline 0.2% y/y to 372,000 unit level
* According to the sales figures released by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales declined 0.2% y/y to 371,867 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc fell 0.6% to 236,023 units, while those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc (mini vehicles) rose 0.6% to 135,844 units.
* Total sales for the January – May period fell 1.1% to 2,278,716 units.


Sales of new vehicles

  May 2018 May 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2018 Jan.-May 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 236,023 237,512 -0.6% 1,439,597 1,492,506 -3.5%
Mini Vehicles 135,844 135,064 0.6% 839,119 812,566 3.3%
Total 371,867 372,576 -0.2% 2,278,716 2,305,072 -1.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 103,611 43.9% 112,744 47.5% -8.1% 619,755 43.1% 676,652 45.3% -8.4%
Nissan 29,740 12.6% 29,049 12.2% 2.4% 200,415 13.9% 210,038 14.1% -4.6%
Honda 25,828 10.9% 25,142 10.6% 2.7% 165,958 11.5% 167,092 11.2% -0.7%
Mazda 12,902 5.5% 10,150 4.3% 27.1% 81,674 5.7% 77,510 5.2% 5.4%
Suzuki 10,292 4.4% 8,576 3.6% 20.0% 56,606 3.9% 50,061 3.4% 13.1%
Subaru 6,537 2.8% 10,839 4.6% -39.7% 50,570 3.5% 64,770 4.3% -21.9%
Hino 4,869 2.1% 3,724 1.6% 30.7% 29,109 2.0% 27,981 1.9% 4.0%
Isuzu 4,867 2.1% 4,926 2.1% -1.2% 30,363 2.1% 34,550 2.3% -12.1%
Lexus 4,116 1.7% 2,629 1.1% 56.6% 29,136 2.0% 19,015 1.3% 53.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,068 1.3% 2,863 1.2% 7.2% 17,529 1.2% 17,067 1.1% 2.7%
Mitsubishi 2,975 1.3% 2,267 1.0% 31.2% 22,028 1.5% 16,070 1.1% 37.1%
Daihatsu 2,371 1.0% 2,255 0.9% 5.1% 12,607 0.9% 8,387 0.6% 50.3%
UD Trucks 697 0.3% 696 0.3% 0.1% 3,609 0.3% 3,975 0.3% -9.2%
Others 24,150 10.2% 21,652 9.1% 11.5% 120,238 8.4% 119,338 8.0% 0.8%
Total 236,023 100.0% 237,512 100.0% -0.6% 1,439,597 100.0% 1,492,506 100.0% -3.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Suzuki 43,797 32.2% 41,812 31.0% 4.7% 254,105 30.3% 249,948 30.8% 1.7%
Daihatsu 42,305 31.1% 46,410 34.4% -8.8% 268,945 32.1% 262,789 32.3% 2.3%
Honda 25,810 19.0% 22,836 16.9% 13.0% 157,160 18.7% 148,454 18.3% 5.9%
Nissan 11,852 8.7% 13,107 9.7% -9.6% 83,908 10.0% 81,858 10.1% 2.5%
Mitsubishi 3,526 2.6% 3,566 2.6% -1.1% 25,145 3.0% 24,240 3.0% 3.7%
Mazda 3,298 2.4% 2,891 2.1% 14.1% 19,341 2.3% 17,769 2.2% 8.8%
Toyota 3,241 2.4% 2,132 1.6% 52.0% 16,628 2.0% 12,351 1.5% 34.6%
Subaru 2,005 1.5% 2,301 1.7% -12.9% 13,846 1.7% 15,136 1.9% -8.5%
Others 10 0.0% 9 0.0% 11.1% 41 0.0% 21 0.0% 95.2%
Total 135,844 100.0% 135,064 100.0% 0.6% 839,119 100.0% 812,566 100.0% 3.3%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 89,823 44.5% 100,314 48.5% -10.5% 547,439 43.8% 608,022 46.6% -10.0%
Honda 25,828 12.8% 25,142 12.1% 2.7% 165,958 13.3% 167,092 12.8% -0.7%
Nissan 24,336 12.0% 24,359 11.8% -0.1% 169,860 13.6% 180,372 13.8% -5.8%
Mazda 11,764 5.8% 9,044 4.4% 30.1% 75,762 6.1% 71,557 5.5% 5.9%
Suzuki 10,292 5.1% 8,576 4.1% 20.0% 56,606 4.5% 50,061 3.8% 13.1%
Subaru 6,537 3.2% 10,839 5.2% -39.7% 50,570 4.0% 64,770 5.0% -21.9%
Lexus 4,116 2.0% 2,629 1.3% 56.6% 29,136 2.3% 19,015 1.5% 53.2%
Mitsubishi 2,900 1.4% 2,188 1.1% 32.5% 21,589 1.7% 15,642 1.2% 38.0%
Daihatsu 2,371 1.2% 2,255 1.1% 5.1% 12,607 1.0% 8,387 0.6% 50.3%
Others 24,064 11.9% 21,590 10.4% 11.5% 119,825 9.6% 118,900 9.1% 0.8%
Total 202,031 100.0% 206,936 100.0% -2.4% 1,249,352 100.0% 1,303,818 100.0% -4.2%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 39,547 36.5% 51,460 45.9% -23.2%
Nissan 12,503 11.5% 11,279 10.1% 10.9%
Honda 10,636 9.8% 8,974 8.0% 18.5%
Mazda 8,245 7.6% 6,003 5.4% 37.3%
Subaru 6,321 5.8% 10,552 9.4% -40.1%
Lexus 4,116 3.8% 2,629 2.3% 56.6%
Mitsubishi 2,266 2.1% 1,496 1.3% 51.5%
Suzuki 1,968 1.8% 365 0.3% 439.2%
Daihatsu 16 0.0% 9 0.0% 77.8%
Others 22,652 20.9% 19,270 17.2% 17.6%
Total 108,270 100.0% 112,037 100.0% -3.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 50,276 53.6% 48,854 51.5% 2.9%
Honda 15,192 16.2% 16,168 17.0% -6.0%
Nissan 11,833 12.6% 13,080 13.8% -9.5%
Suzuki 8,324 8.9% 8,211 8.7% 1.4%
Mazda 3,519 3.8% 3,041 3.2% 15.7%
Daihatsu 2,355 2.5% 2,246 2.4% 4.9%
Mitsubishi 634 0.7% 692 0.7% -8.4%
Subaru 216 0.2% 287 0.3% -24.7%
Others 1,412 1.5% 2,320 2.4% -39.1%
Total 93,761 100.0% 94,899 100.0% -1.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 13,443 40.5% 12,065 40.6% 11.4% 70,055 38.1% 66,365 36.6% 5.6%
Nissan 5,371 16.2% 4,655 15.7% 15.4% 30,198 16.4% 29,283 16.1% 3.1%
Isuzu 4,800 14.5% 4,840 16.3% -0.8% 29,531 16.1% 33,410 18.4% -11.6%
Hino 4,648 14.0% 3,532 11.9% 31.6% 27,312 14.9% 26,151 14.4% 4.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,944 8.9% 2,692 9.1% 9.4% 16,419 8.9% 15,596 8.6% 5.3%
Mazda 1,138 3.4% 1,106 3.7% 2.9% 5,912 3.2% 5,953 3.3% -0.7%
UD Trucks 697 2.1% 696 2.3% 0.1% 3,609 2.0% 3,975 2.2% -9.2%
Mitsubishi 75 0.2% 79 0.3% -5.1% 439 0.2% 428 0.2% 2.6%
Others 85 0.3% 62 0.2% 37.1% 398 0.2% 375 0.2% 6.1%
Total 33,201 100.0% 29,727 100.0% 11.7% 183,873 100.0% 181,536 100.0% 1.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Isuzu 3,886 30.4% 3,889 36.1% -0.1%
Hino 3,769 29.5% 2,927 27.2% 28.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,174 17.0% 1,829 17.0% 18.9%
Toyota 1,706 13.3% 1,034 9.6% 65.0%
UD Trucks 694 5.4% 691 6.4% 0.4%
Nissan 422 3.3% 283 2.6% 49.1%
Mazda 54 0.4% 58 0.5% -6.9%
Others 85 0.7% 62 0.6% 37.1%
Total 12,790 100.0% 10,773 100.0% 18.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 11,737 57.5% 11,031 58.2% 6.4%
Nissan 4,949 24.2% 4,372 23.1% 13.2%
Mazda 1,084 5.3% 1,048 5.5% 3.4%
Isuzu 914 4.5% 951 5.0% -3.9%
Hino 879 4.3% 605 3.2% 45.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 770 3.8% 863 4.6% -10.8%
Mitsubishi 75 0.4% 79 0.4% -5.1%
UD Trucks 3 0.0% 5 0.0% -40.0%
Total 20,411 100.0% 18,954 100.0% 7.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 345 43.6% 365 43.0% -5.5% 2,261 35.5% 2,265 31.7% -0.2%
Hino 221 27.9% 192 22.6% 15.1% 1,797 28.2% 1,830 25.6% -1.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 124 15.7% 171 20.1% -27.5% 1,110 17.4% 1,471 20.6% -24.5%
Isuzu 67 8.5% 86 10.1% -22.1% 832 13.1% 1,140 15.9% -27.0%
Nissan 33 4.2% 35 4.1% -5.7% 357 5.6% 383 5.4% -6.8%
Others 1 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 15 0.2% 63 0.9% -76.2%
Total 791 100.0% 849 100.0% -6.8% 6,372 100.0% 7,152 100.0% -10.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model May 2018 May 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2018
Jan.-May
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 18,817 13,118 43.4% 106,866 88,577 20.6%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 11,298 7,747 45.8% 66,268 49,006 35.2%
3 Daihatsu Hijet 10,451 10,019 4.3% 64,326 57,736 11.4%
4 Daihatsu Tanto 9,575 9,868 -3.0% 60,662 69,265 -12.4%
5 Daihatsu Move 9,550 10,448 -8.6% 63,645 60,468 5.3%
6 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 9,192 7,551 21.7% 48,442 52,715 -8.1%
7 Nissan Note 8,654 9,992 -13.4% 62,059 72,610 -14.5%
8 Nissan DAYZ 8,543 10,198 -16.2% 61,518 65,770 -6.5%
9 Suzuki Wagon R 8,038 8,807 -8.7% 52,487 47,865 9.7%
10 Toyota Prius 7,840 13,843 -43.4% 47,235 64,998 -27.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Prius category does not include the Prius alpha.
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,771 16.7% 4,735 19.4% 0.8% 26,376 18.1% 26,105 18.9% 1.0%
VW 4,667 16.3% 3,865 15.9% 20.8% 20,742 14.2% 20,358 14.7% 1.9%
BMW 3,724 13.0% 3,641 14.9% 2.3% 18,071 12.4% 19,459 14.1% -7.1%
Audi 2,190 7.6% 1,855 7.6% 18.1% 10,898 7.5% 10,251 7.4% 6.3%
BMW MINI 2,141 7.5% 1,800 7.4% 18.9% 10,201 7.0% 9,695 7.0% 5.2%
Toyota 1,895 6.6% 1,237 5.1% 53.2% 9,448 6.5% 6,611 4.8% 42.9%
Volvo 1,518 5.3% 1,145 4.7% 32.6% 6,772 4.7% 6,286 4.5% 7.7%
Honda 1,137 4.0% 22 0.1% 5068.2% 6,136 4.2% 92 0.1% 6569.6%
Jeep 900 3.1% 733 3.0% 22.8% 4,377 3.0% 3,845 2.8% 13.8%
Nissan 857 3.0% 978 4.0% -12.4% 6,139 4.2% 8,741 6.3% -29.8%
Peugeot 725 2.5% 527 2.2% 37.6% 4,200 2.9% 3,092 2.2% 35.8%
Fiat 478 1.7% 458 1.9% 4.4% 2,354 1.6% 2,534 1.8% -7.1%
Suzuki 451 1.6% 347 1.4% 30.0% 2,429 1.7% 2,250 1.6% 8.0%
Renault 434 1.5% 522 2.1% -16.9% 3,040 2.1% 3,382 2.4% -10.1%
Porsche 410 1.4% 507 2.1% -19.1% 2,780 1.9% 2,816 2.0% -1.3%
smart 379 1.3% 465 1.9% -18.5% 823 0.6% 2,130 1.5% -61.4%
Jaguar 270 0.9% 128 0.5% 110.9% 1,174 0.8% 1,302 0.9% -9.8%
Land Rover 267 0.9% 185 0.8% 44.3% 1,675 1.2% 1,282 0.9% 30.7%
ABARTH 237 0.8% 152 0.6% 55.9% 994 0.7% 989 0.7% 0.5%
Citroen 215 0.8% 120 0.5% 79.2% 1,348 0.9% 1,010 0.7% 33.5%
Mitsubishi 180 0.6% 192 0.8% -6.3% 1,463 1.0% 1,757 1.3% -16.7%
Alfa Romeo 157 0.5% 92 0.4% 70.7% 912 0.6% 576 0.4% 58.3%
Maserati 96 0.3% 133 0.5% -27.8% 500 0.3% 652 0.5% -23.3%
Ferrari 80 0.3% 64 0.3% 25.0% 331 0.2% 310 0.2% 6.8%
Chevrolet 74 0.3% 40 0.2% 85.0% 342 0.2% 222 0.2% 54.1%
Dodge 43 0.2% 28 0.1% 53.6% 131 0.1% 141 0.1% -7.1%
Lamborghini 38 0.1% 37 0.2% 2.7% 262 0.2% 220 0.2% 19.1%
DS 38 0.1% 85 0.3% -55.3% 217 0.1% 444 0.3% -51.1%
Cadillac 36 0.1% 39 0.2% -7.7% 262 0.2% 218 0.2% 20.2%
Ford 31 0.1% 35 0.1% -11.4% 180 0.1% 196 0.1% -8.2%
BMW Alpina 24 0.1% 11 0.0% 118.2% 116 0.1% 95 0.1% 22.1%
Lotus 21 0.1% 6 0.0% 250.0% 121 0.1% 78 0.1% 55.1%
Bentley 21 0.1% 33 0.1% -36.4% 102 0.1% 148 0.1% -31.1%
Rolls Royce 21 0.1% 18 0.1% 16.7% 91 0.1% 96 0.1% -5.2%
Mclaren 17 0.1% 6 0.0% 183.3% 95 0.1% 57 0.0% 66.7%
Aston Martin 15 0.1% 34 0.1% -55.9% 108 0.1% 154 0.1% -29.9%
Scania 13 0.0% 6 0.0% 116.7% 72 0.0% 66 0.0% 9.1%
Autobianchi 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0% 29 0.0% 17 0.0% 70.6%
GMC 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 150.0% 20 0.0% 17 0.0% 17.6%
Morgan 5 0.0% 1 0.0% 400.0% 13 0.0% 10 0.0% 30.0%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 20 0.1% -85.0% 25 0.0% 121 0.1% -79.3%
Hyundai 3 0.0% 8 0.0% -62.5% 9 0.0% 66 0.0% -86.4%
Lancia 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 9 0.0% 11 0.0% -18.2%
Pontiac 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7%
Hummer 2 0.0% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Rover 1 0.0% - -% -% 13 0.0% 20 0.0% -35.0%
MG 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 3 0.0% 7 0.0% -57.1%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Kia 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0%
Buick - -% 3 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 6 0.0% -83.3%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Mini - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 24 0.1% 58 0.2% -58.6% 211 0.1% 358 0.3% -41.1%
Total 28,628 100.0% 24,378 100.0% 17.4% 145,630 100.0% 138,306 100.0% 5.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, April 2018

1 May 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


Japanese new vehicle sales rise 3.2% y/y to 366,000 unit level in April
* In the April 2018 sales figures announced by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales rose 3.2% to 366,155 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660cc rose 0.5% to 225,390 units, and those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc rose 7.8% to 140,765 units.
* Totoal sales for the period January to April fell  to 1,906,848 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Apr. 2018 Apr. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2018 Jan.-Apr. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 225,390 224,220 0.5% 1,203,574 1,254,994 -4.1%
Mini Vehicles 140,765 130,527 7.8% 703,274 677,502 3.8%
Total 366,155 354,747 3.2% 1,906,848 1,932,496 -1.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 106,428 47.2% 109,837 49.0% -3.1% 516,144 42.9% 563,908 44.9% -8.5%
Nissan 25,903 11.5% 24,384 10.9% 6.2% 170,675 14.2% 180,989 14.4% -5.7%
Honda 25,340 11.2% 27,452 12.2% -7.7% 140,130 11.6% 141,950 11.3% -1.3%
Suzuki 11,428 5.1% 9,079 4.0% 25.9% 46,314 3.8% 41,485 3.3% 11.6%
Mazda 10,613 4.7% 8,977 4.0% 18.2% 68,772 5.7% 67,360 5.4% 2.1%
Subaru 7,110 3.2% 9,495 4.2% -25.1% 44,033 3.7% 53,931 4.3% -18.4%
Lexus 4,632 2.1% 3,050 1.4% 51.9% 25,020 2.1% 16,386 1.3% 52.7%
Hino 4,319 1.9% 3,150 1.4% 37.1% 24,240 2.0% 24,257 1.9% -0.1%
Isuzu 4,113 1.8% 4,537 2.0% -9.3% 25,496 2.1% 29,624 2.4% -13.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,817 1.2% 2,696 1.2% 4.5% 14,461 1.2% 14,204 1.1% 1.8%
Mitsubishi 2,346 1.0% 2,028 0.9% 15.7% 19,053 1.6% 13,803 1.1% 38.0%
Daihatsu 2,240 1.0% 2,215 1.0% 1.1% 10,236 0.9% 6,132 0.5% 66.9%
UD Trucks 662 0.3% 637 0.3% 3.9% 2,912 0.2% 3,279 0.3% -11.2%
Others 17,439 7.7% 16,683 7.4% 4.5% 96,088 8.0% 97,686 7.8% -1.6%
Total 225,390 100.0% 224,220 100.0% 0.5% 1,203,574 100.0% 1,254,994 100.0% -4.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Daihatsu 46,578 33.1% 44,478 34.1% 4.7% 226,640 32.2% 216,379 31.9% 4.7%
Suzuki 44,601 31.7% 42,243 32.4% 5.6% 210,308 29.9% 208,136 30.7% 1.0%
Honda 27,148 19.3% 21,070 16.1% 28.8% 131,350 18.7% 125,618 18.5% 4.6%
Nissan 10,645 7.6% 12,330 9.4% -13.7% 72,056 10.2% 68,751 10.1% 4.8%
Toyota 3,900 2.8% 2,370 1.8% 64.6% 13,387 1.9% 10,219 1.5% 31.0%
Mazda 3,262 2.3% 3,024 2.3% 7.9% 16,043 2.3% 14,878 2.2% 7.8%
Mitsubishi 2,725 1.9% 2,783 2.1% -2.1% 21,619 3.1% 20,674 3.1% 4.6%
Subaru 1,897 1.3% 2,226 1.7% -14.8% 11,841 1.7% 12,835 1.9% -7.7%
Others 9 0.0% 3 0.0% 200.0% 30 0.0% 12 0.0% 150.0%
Total 140,765 100.0% 130,527 100.0% 7.8% 703,274 100.0% 677,502 100.0% 3.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 93,262 48.2% 98,044 50.1% -4.9% 457,616 43.7% 507,708 46.3% -9.9%
Honda 25,340 13.1% 27,452 14.0% -7.7% 140,130 13.4% 141,950 12.9% -1.3%
Nissan 20,400 10.5% 20,062 10.2% 1.7% 145,524 13.9% 156,013 14.2% -6.7%
Suzuki 11,428 5.9% 9,079 4.6% 25.9% 46,314 4.4% 41,485 3.8% 11.6%
Mazda 9,564 4.9% 7,933 4.1% 20.6% 63,998 6.1% 62,513 5.7% 2.4%
Subaru 7,110 3.7% 9,495 4.8% -25.1% 44,033 4.2% 53,931 4.9% -18.4%
Lexus 4,632 2.4% 3,050 1.6% 51.9% 25,020 2.4% 16,386 1.5% 52.7%
Mitsubishi 2,254 1.2% 1,941 1.0% 16.1% 18,689 1.8% 13,454 1.2% 38.9%
Daihatsu 2,240 1.2% 2,215 1.1% 1.1% 10,236 1.0% 6,132 0.6% 66.9%
Others 17,355 9.0% 16,603 8.5% 4.5% 95,761 9.1% 97,310 8.9% -1.6%
Total 193,585 100.0% 195,874 100.0% -1.2% 1,047,321 100.0% 1,096,882 100.0% -4.5%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 38,894 40.2% 46,862 48.0% -17.0%
Honda 9,805 10.1% 8,508 8.7% 15.2%
Nissan 9,615 9.9% 7,689 7.9% 25.0%
Subaru 6,844 7.1% 9,213 9.4% -25.7%
Mazda 6,789 7.0% 5,886 6.0% 15.3%
Lexus 4,632 4.8% 3,050 3.1% 51.9%
Suzuki 1,956 2.0% 398 0.4% 391.5%
Mitsubishi 1,793 1.9% 1,261 1.3% 42.2%
Daihatsu 12 0.0% 13 0.0% -7.7%
Others 16,308 16.9% 14,839 15.2% 9.9%
Total 96,648 100.0% 97,719 100.0% -1.1%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 54,368 56.1% 51,182 52.1% 6.2%
Honda 15,535 16.0% 18,944 19.3% -18.0%
Nissan 10,785 11.1% 12,373 12.6% -12.8%
Suzuki 9,472 9.8% 8,681 8.8% 9.1%
Mazda 2,775 2.9% 2,047 2.1% 35.6%
Daihatsu 2,228 2.3% 2,202 2.2% 1.2%
Mitsubishi 461 0.5% 680 0.7% -32.2%
Subaru 266 0.3% 282 0.3% -5.7%
Others 1,047 1.1% 1,764 1.8% -40.6%
Total 96,937 100.0% 98,155 100.0% -1.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 12,700 41.3% 11,329 41.6% 12.1% 56,612 37.6% 54,300 35.8% 4.3%
Nissan 5,462 17.8% 4,285 15.7% 27.5% 24,827 16.5% 24,628 16.2% 0.8%
Isuzu 4,035 13.1% 4,405 16.2% -8.4% 24,731 16.4% 28,570 18.8% -13.4%
Hino 4,027 13.1% 2,877 10.6% 40.0% 22,664 15.0% 22,619 14.9% 0.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,661 8.6% 2,469 9.1% 7.8% 13,475 8.9% 12,904 8.5% 4.4%
Mazda 1,049 3.4% 1,044 3.8% 0.5% 4,774 3.2% 4,847 3.2% -1.5%
UD Trucks 662 2.2% 637 2.3% 3.9% 2,912 1.9% 3,279 2.2% -11.2%
Mitsubishi 92 0.3% 87 0.3% 5.7% 364 0.2% 349 0.2% 4.3%
Others 82 0.3% 78 0.3% 5.1% 313 0.2% 313 0.2% 0.0%
Total 30,770 100.0% 27,211 100.0% 13.1% 150,672 100.0% 151,809 100.0% -0.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Isuzu 3,297 29.0% 3,564 36.4% -7.5%
Hino 3,242 28.5% 2,409 24.6% 34.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,907 16.8% 1,677 17.1% 13.7%
Toyota 1,775 15.6% 1,055 10.8% 68.2%
UD Trucks 659 5.8% 632 6.5% 4.3%
Nissan 376 3.3% 323 3.3% 16.4%
Mazda 31 0.3% 46 0.5% -32.6%
Others 82 0.7% 78 0.8% 5.1%
Total 11,369 100.0% 9,784 100.0% 16.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 10,925 56.3% 10,274 59.0% 6.3%
Nissan 5,086 26.2% 3,962 22.7% 28.4%
Mazda 1,018 5.2% 998 5.7% 2.0%
Hino 785 4.0% 468 2.7% 67.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 754 3.9% 792 4.5% -4.8%
Isuzu 738 3.8% 841 4.8% -12.2%
Mitsubishi 92 0.5% 87 0.5% 5.7%
UD Trucks 3 0.0% 5 0.0% -40.0%
Total 19,401 100.0% 17,427 100.0% 11.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 466 45.0% 464 40.9% 0.4% 1,916 34.3% 1,900 30.1% 0.8%
Hino 292 28.2% 273 24.1% 7.0% 1,576 28.2% 1,638 26.0% -3.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 156 15.1% 227 20.0% -31.3% 986 17.7% 1,300 20.6% -24.2%
Isuzu 78 7.5% 132 11.6% -40.9% 765 13.7% 1,054 16.7% -27.4%
Nissan 41 4.0% 37 3.3% 10.8% 324 5.8% 348 5.5% -6.9%
Others 2 0.2% 2 0.2% 0.0% 14 0.3% 63 1.0% -77.8%
Total 1,035 100.0% 1,135 100.0% -8.8% 5,581 100.0% 6,303 100.0% -11.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Apr. 2018 Apr. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2018
Jan.-Apr.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,884 12,265 62.1% 88,049 75,459 16.7%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 12,240 7,457 64.1% 54,970 41,259 33.2%
3 Daihatsu Hijet 11,848 10,275 15.3% 53,875 47,717 12.9%
4 Daihatsu Move 11,809 12,004 -1.6% 54,095 50,020 8.1%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 10,268 11,926 -13.9% 51,087 59,397 -14.0%
6 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 8,593 7,762 10.7% 39,250 45,164 -13.1%
7 Suzuki Wagon R 8,532 9,654 -11.6% 44,449 39,058 13.8%
8 Nissan Note 7,836 9,263 -15.4% 53,405 62,618 -14.7%
9 Toyota ROOMY 7,726 5,852 32.0% 29,711 27,235 9.1%
10 Nissan DAYZ 7,605 9,193 -17.3% 52,975 55,572 -4.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Aqua (Prius C) category does not include the Aqua Crossover.




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Mercedes-Benz 3,614 16.5% 3,595 18.8% 0.5% 21,605 18.5% 21,370 18.8% 1.1%
VW 2,880 13.2% 2,410 12.6% 19.5% 16,075 13.7% 16,493 14.5% -2.5%
BMW 2,465 11.3% 2,708 14.1% -9.0% 14,347 12.3% 15,818 13.9% -9.3%
Toyota 1,687 7.7% 1,184 6.2% 42.5% 7,553 6.5% 5,374 4.7% 40.5%
BMW MINI 1,542 7.0% 1,516 7.9% 1.7% 8,060 6.9% 7,895 6.9% 2.1%
Audi 1,467 6.7% 1,439 7.5% 1.9% 8,708 7.4% 8,396 7.4% 3.7%
Honda 1,184 5.4% 24 0.1% 4833.3% 4,999 4.3% 70 0.1% 7041.4%
Volvo 1,057 4.8% 935 4.9% 13.0% 5,254 4.5% 5,141 4.5% 2.2%
Nissan 898 4.1% 829 4.3% 8.3% 5,282 4.5% 7,763 6.8% -32.0%
Jeep 655 3.0% 634 3.3% 3.3% 3,477 3.0% 3,112 2.7% 11.7%
Peugeot 631 2.9% 407 2.1% 55.0% 3,475 3.0% 2,565 2.3% 35.5%
Suzuki 543 2.5% 342 1.8% 58.8% 1,978 1.7% 1,903 1.7% 3.9%
Porsche 445 2.0% 308 1.6% 44.5% 2,370 2.0% 2,309 2.0% 2.6%
Renault 407 1.9% 495 2.6% -17.8% 2,606 2.2% 2,860 2.5% -8.9%
Citroen 378 1.7% 178 0.9% 112.4% 1,133 1.0% 890 0.8% 27.3%
Fiat 376 1.7% 426 2.2% -11.7% 1,876 1.6% 2,076 1.8% -9.6%
Land Rover 222 1.0% 177 0.9% 25.4% 1,408 1.2% 1,097 1.0% 28.4%
smart 206 0.9% 259 1.4% -20.5% 444 0.4% 1,665 1.5% -73.3%
ABARTH 180 0.8% 145 0.8% 24.1% 757 0.6% 837 0.7% -9.6%
Alfa Romeo 158 0.7% 78 0.4% 102.6% 755 0.6% 484 0.4% 56.0%
Mitsubishi 157 0.7% 181 0.9% -13.3% 1,283 1.1% 1,565 1.4% -18.0%
Jaguar 125 0.6% 170 0.9% -26.5% 904 0.8% 1,174 1.0% -23.0%
Maserati 88 0.4% 123 0.6% -28.5% 404 0.3% 519 0.5% -22.2%
Ferrari 74 0.3% 70 0.4% 5.7% 251 0.2% 246 0.2% 2.0%
Lamborghini 64 0.3% 40 0.2% 60.0% 224 0.2% 183 0.2% 22.4%
Chevrolet 54 0.2% 45 0.2% 20.0% 268 0.2% 182 0.2% 47.3%
Ford 46 0.2% 47 0.2% -2.1% 149 0.1% 161 0.1% -7.5%
Cadillac 34 0.2% 31 0.2% 9.7% 226 0.2% 179 0.2% 26.3%
DS 34 0.2% 61 0.3% -44.3% 179 0.2% 359 0.3% -50.1%
Lotus 31 0.1% 14 0.1% 121.4% 100 0.1% 72 0.1% 38.9%
Aston Martin 24 0.1% 32 0.2% -25.0% 93 0.1% 120 0.1% -22.5%
Dodge 21 0.1% 22 0.1% -4.5% 88 0.1% 113 0.1% -22.1%
Rolls Royce 20 0.1% 15 0.1% 33.3% 70 0.1% 78 0.1% -10.3%
Mclaren 19 0.1% 10 0.1% 90.0% 78 0.1% 51 0.0% 52.9%
Bentley 18 0.1% 37 0.2% -51.4% 81 0.1% 115 0.1% -29.6%
Scania 18 0.1% 12 0.1% 50.0% 59 0.1% 60 0.1% -1.7%
BMW Alpina 14 0.1% 13 0.1% 7.7% 92 0.1% 84 0.1% 9.5%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 9 0.0% -22.2% 23 0.0% 15 0.0% 53.3%
GMC 7 0.0% 4 0.0% 75.0% 15 0.0% 15 0.0% 0.0%
Rover 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 20.0% 12 0.0% 20 0.0% -40.0%
Chrysler 4 0.0% 44 0.2% -90.9% 22 0.0% 101 0.1% -78.2%
Morgan 2 0.0% 4 0.0% -50.0% 8 0.0% 9 0.0% -11.1%
Lancia 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3% 6 0.0% 10 0.0% -40.0%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 6 0.0% 58 0.1% -89.7%
MG 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 2 0.0% 6 0.0% -66.7%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0%
Pontiac - -% 2 0.0% -% 3 0.0% 5 0.0% -40.0%
Buick - -% 1 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Mini - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
RUF - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 14 0.1% 62 0.3% -77.4% 187 0.2% 300 0.3% -37.7%
Total 21,881 100.0% 19,151 100.0% 14.3% 117,002 100.0% 113,928 100.0% 2.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, March 2018

2 Apr. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


March new car sales in Japan decline 3.5% y/y to 667,000 unit level
* According to the March 2018 new vehicles sales figures announced by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales fell 3.5% y/y to 667,275 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc dropped 4.9% to 438,084 units, and those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc declined 0.7% to 229,191 units.
* Cumulative sales from January to March fell 2.3% to 1,540,691 units.


Sales of new vehicles
  Mar. 2018 Mar. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2018 Jan.-Mar. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 438,084 460,654 -4.9% 978,184 1,030,774 -5.1%
Mini Vehicles 229,191 230,720 -0.7% 562,507 546,975 2.8%
Total 667,275 691,374 -3.5% 1,540,691 1,577,749 -2.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 176,183 40.2% 196,794 42.7% -10.5% 409,716 41.9% 454,071 44.1% -9.8%
Nissan 63,232 14.4% 67,992 14.8% -7.0% 144,772 14.8% 156,605 15.2% -7.6%
Honda 50,705 11.6% 49,880 10.8% 1.7% 114,790 11.7% 114,498 11.1% 0.3%
Mazda 29,438 6.7% 28,587 6.2% 3.0% 58,159 5.9% 58,383 5.7% -0.4%
Subaru 16,934 3.9% 18,496 4.0% -8.4% 36,923 3.8% 44,436 4.3% -16.9%
Suzuki 14,358 3.3% 13,550 2.9% 6.0% 34,886 3.6% 32,406 3.1% 7.7%
Isuzu 10,449 2.4% 13,160 2.9% -20.6% 21,383 2.2% 25,087 2.4% -14.8%
Mitsubishi 9,799 2.2% 6,134 1.3% 59.7% 16,707 1.7% 11,775 1.1% 41.9%
Hino 9,764 2.2% 11,443 2.5% -14.7% 19,921 2.0% 21,107 2.0% -5.6%
Lexus 7,769 1.8% 5,626 1.2% 38.1% 20,388 2.1% 13,336 1.3% 52.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,869 1.3% 5,878 1.3% -0.2% 11,644 1.2% 11,508 1.1% 1.2%
Daihatsu 3,298 0.8% 1,819 0.4% 81.3% 7,996 0.8% 3,917 0.4% 104.1%
UD Trucks 1,154 0.3% 1,366 0.3% -15.5% 2,251 0.2% 2,642 0.3% -14.8%
Others 39,132 8.9% 39,929 8.7% -2.0% 78,648 8.0% 81,003 7.9% -2.9%
Total 438,084 100.0% 460,654 100.0% -4.9% 978,184 100.0% 1,030,774 100.0% -5.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Daihatsu 72,266 31.5% 70,857 30.7% 2.0% 180,062 32.0% 171,901 31.4% 4.7%
Suzuki 69,539 30.3% 71,215 30.9% -2.4% 165,709 29.5% 165,893 30.3% -0.1%
Honda 43,121 18.8% 42,895 18.6% 0.5% 104,202 18.5% 104,548 19.1% -0.3%
Nissan 22,253 9.7% 23,549 10.2% -5.5% 61,411 10.9% 56,421 10.3% 8.8%
Mitsubishi 8,685 3.8% 9,050 3.9% -4.0% 18,892 3.4% 17,891 3.3% 5.6%
Mazda 5,098 2.2% 5,208 2.3% -2.1% 12,781 2.3% 11,854 2.2% 7.8%
Subaru 4,201 1.8% 4,777 2.1% -12.1% 9,944 1.8% 10,609 1.9% -6.3%
Toyota 4,022 1.8% 3,165 1.4% 27.1% 9,487 1.7% 7,849 1.4% 20.9%
Others 6 0.0% 4 0.0% 50.0% 19 0.0% 9 0.0% 111.1%
Total 229,191 100.0% 230,720 100.0% -0.7% 562,507 100.0% 546,975 100.0% 2.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 156,401 41.3% 177,457 44.6% -11.9% 364,354 42.7% 409,664 45.5% -11.1%
Nissan 52,973 14.0% 58,577 14.7% -9.6% 125,124 14.7% 135,951 15.1% -8.0%
Honda 50,705 13.4% 49,880 12.5% 1.7% 114,790 13.4% 114,498 12.7% 0.3%
Mazda 27,751 7.3% 26,863 6.7% 3.3% 54,434 6.4% 54,580 6.1% -0.3%
Subaru 16,934 4.5% 18,496 4.6% -8.4% 36,923 4.3% 44,436 4.9% -16.9%
Suzuki 14,358 3.8% 13,550 3.4% 6.0% 34,886 4.1% 32,406 3.6% 7.7%
Mitsubishi 9,690 2.6% 5,981 1.5% 62.0% 16,435 1.9% 11,513 1.3% 42.8%
Lexus 7,769 2.1% 5,626 1.4% 38.1% 20,388 2.4% 13,336 1.5% 52.9%
Daihatsu 3,298 0.9% 1,819 0.5% 81.3% 7,996 0.9% 3,917 0.4% 104.1%
Others 39,019 10.3% 39,799 10.0% -2.0% 78,406 9.2% 80,707 9.0% -2.9%
Total 378,898 100.0% 398,048 100.0% -4.8% 853,736 100.0% 901,008 100.0% -5.2%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 75,739 35.0% 82,959 39.6% -8.7%
Nissan 26,207 12.1% 24,854 11.9% 5.4%
Honda 22,514 10.4% 17,977 8.6% 25.2%
Mazda 20,158 9.3% 19,781 9.4% 1.9%
Subaru 16,631 7.7% 17,623 8.4% -5.6%
Mitsubishi 8,247 3.8% 4,244 2.0% 94.3%
Lexus 7,769 3.6% 5,626 2.7% 38.1%
Suzuki 2,087 1.0% 783 0.4% 166.5%
Daihatsu 25 0.0% 9 0.0% 177.8%
Others 37,180 17.2% 35,778 17.1% 3.9%
Total 216,557 100.0% 209,634 100.0% 3.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 80,662 49.7% 94,498 50.2% -14.6%
Honda 28,191 17.4% 31,903 16.9% -11.6%
Nissan 26,766 16.5% 33,723 17.9% -20.6%
Suzuki 12,271 7.6% 12,767 6.8% -3.9%
Mazda 7,593 4.7% 7,082 3.8% 7.2%
Daihatsu 3,273 2.0% 1,810 1.0% 80.8%
Mitsubishi 1,443 0.9% 1,737 0.9% -16.9%
Subaru 303 0.2% 873 0.5% -65.3%
Others 1,839 1.1% 4,021 2.1% -54.3%
Total 162,341 100.0% 188,414 100.0% -13.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 18,948 33.5% 18,597 31.1% 1.9% 43,912 36.6% 42,971 34.5% 2.2%
Nissan 10,105 17.9% 9,224 15.4% 9.6% 19,365 16.2% 20,343 16.3% -4.8%
Isuzu 10,074 17.8% 12,659 21.2% -20.4% 20,696 17.3% 24,165 19.4% -14.4%
Hino 8,991 15.9% 10,661 17.8% -15.7% 18,637 15.5% 19,742 15.8% -5.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,402 9.5% 5,293 8.9% 2.1% 10,814 9.0% 10,435 8.4% 3.6%
Mazda 1,687 3.0% 1,724 2.9% -2.1% 3,725 3.1% 3,803 3.1% -2.1%
UD Trucks 1,154 2.0% 1,366 2.3% -15.5% 2,251 1.9% 2,642 2.1% -14.8%
Mitsubishi 109 0.2% 153 0.3% -28.8% 272 0.2% 262 0.2% 3.8%
Others 107 0.2% 115 0.2% -7.0% 230 0.2% 235 0.2% -2.1%
Total 56,577 100.0% 59,792 100.0% -5.4% 119,902 100.0% 124,598 100.0% -3.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Isuzu 7,904 33.5% 10,119 36.9% -21.9%
Hino 7,534 31.9% 9,368 34.2% -19.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,467 14.7% 3,441 12.6% 0.8%
Toyota 2,573 10.9% 1,833 6.7% 40.4%
UD Trucks 1,145 4.8% 1,357 5.0% -15.6%
Nissan 816 3.5% 1,095 4.0% -25.5%
Mazda 80 0.3% 69 0.3% 15.9%
Others 107 0.5% 115 0.4% -7.0%
Total 23,626 100.0% 27,397 100.0% -13.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 16,375 49.7% 16,764 51.7% -2.3%
Nissan 9,289 28.2% 8,129 25.1% 14.3%
Isuzu 2,170 6.6% 2,540 7.8% -14.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,935 5.9% 1,852 5.7% 4.5%
Mazda 1,607 4.9% 1,655 5.1% -2.9%
Hino 1,457 4.4% 1,293 4.0% 12.7%
Mitsubishi 109 0.3% 153 0.5% -28.8%
UD Trucks 9 0.0% 9 0.0% 0.0%
Total 32,951 100.0% 32,395 100.0% 1.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 834 32.0% 740 26.3% 12.7% 1,450 31.9% 1,436 27.8% 1.0%
Hino 773 29.6% 782 27.8% -1.2% 1,284 28.2% 1,365 26.4% -5.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 467 17.9% 585 20.8% -20.2% 830 18.3% 1,073 20.8% -22.6%
Isuzu 375 14.4% 501 17.8% -25.1% 687 15.1% 922 17.8% -25.5%
Nissan 154 5.9% 191 6.8% -19.4% 283 6.2% 311 6.0% -9.0%
Others 6 0.2% 15 0.5% -60.0% 12 0.3% 61 1.2% -80.3%
Total 2,609 100.0% 2,814 100.0% -7.3% 4,546 100.0% 5,168 100.0% -12.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Mar. 2018 Mar. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2018
Jan.-Mar.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 26,851 26,124 2.8% 68,165 63,194 7.9%
2 Nissan Note 19,356 24,383 -20.6% 45,569 53,355 -14.6%
3 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 18,711 15,042 24.4% 42,730 33,802 26.4%
4 Daihatsu Move 17,465 15,077 15.8% 42,286 38,016 11.2%
5 Daihatsu Hijet 16,710 15,956 4.7% 42,027 37,442 12.2%
6 Nissan DAYZ 16,233 18,923 -14.2% 45,370 46,379 -2.2%
7 Daihatsu Tanto 15,783 19,209 -17.8% 40,819 47,471 -14.0%
8 Nissan Serena 15,080 14,577 3.5% 33,311 36,739 -9.3%
9 Suzuki Wagon R 14,392 13,949 3.2% 35,917 29,404 22.2%
10 Toyota Prius 14,010 19,879 -29.5% 32,095 42,461 -24.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Prius category does not include the Prius alpha.




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Mercedes-Benz 8,654 18.7% 8,579 18.4% 0.9% 17,991 18.9% 17,775 18.8% 1.2%
VW 6,455 13.9% 6,775 14.5% -4.7% 13,195 13.9% 14,083 14.9% -6.3%
BMW 6,265 13.5% 6,699 14.4% -6.5% 11,882 12.5% 13,110 13.8% -9.4%
Audi 3,569 7.7% 3,262 7.0% 9.4% 7,241 7.6% 6,957 7.3% 4.1%
BMW MINI 3,384 7.3% 3,278 7.0% 3.2% 6,518 6.9% 6,379 6.7% 2.2%
Toyota 2,467 5.3% 1,833 3.9% 34.6% 5,866 6.2% 4,190 4.4% 40.0%
Nissan 2,172 4.7% 3,597 7.7% -39.6% 4,384 4.6% 6,934 7.3% -36.8%
Volvo 1,889 4.1% 1,900 4.1% -0.6% 4,196 4.4% 4,206 4.4% -0.2%
Honda 1,596 3.4% 33 0.1% 4736.4% 3,815 4.0% 46 0.0% 8193.5%
Peugeot 1,405 3.0% 1,223 2.6% 14.9% 2,844 3.0% 2,158 2.3% 31.8%
Jeep 1,319 2.8% 1,289 2.8% 2.3% 2,822 3.0% 2,478 2.6% 13.9%
Renault 1,064 2.3% 1,333 2.9% -20.2% 2,199 2.3% 2,365 2.5% -7.0%
Porsche 974 2.1% 879 1.9% 10.8% 1,925 2.0% 2,001 2.1% -3.8%
Fiat 776 1.7% 889 1.9% -12.7% 1,500 1.6% 1,650 1.7% -9.1%
Land Rover 751 1.6% 473 1.0% 58.8% 1,186 1.2% 920 1.0% 28.9%
Mitsubishi 548 1.2% 640 1.4% -14.4% 1,126 1.2% 1,384 1.5% -18.6%
Jaguar 539 1.2% 611 1.3% -11.8% 779 0.8% 1,004 1.1% -22.4%
Citroen 447 1.0% 367 0.8% 21.8% 755 0.8% 712 0.8% 6.0%
Suzuki 442 1.0% 716 1.5% -38.3% 1,435 1.5% 1,561 1.6% -8.1%
Alfa Romeo 280 0.6% 165 0.4% 69.7% 597 0.6% 406 0.4% 47.0%
ABARTH 279 0.6% 401 0.9% -30.4% 577 0.6% 692 0.7% -16.6%
Maserati 158 0.3% 194 0.4% -18.6% 316 0.3% 396 0.4% -20.2%
Cadillac 114 0.2% 79 0.2% 44.3% 192 0.2% 148 0.2% 29.7%
Chevrolet 98 0.2% 62 0.1% 58.1% 214 0.2% 137 0.1% 56.2%
DS 87 0.2% 139 0.3% -37.4% 145 0.2% 298 0.3% -51.3%
Lamborghini 67 0.1% 83 0.2% -19.3% 160 0.2% 143 0.2% 11.9%
Ferrari 51 0.1% 71 0.2% -28.2% 177 0.2% 176 0.2% 0.6%
smart 50 0.1% 527 1.1% -90.5% 238 0.3% 1,406 1.5% -83.1%
Ford 38 0.1% 63 0.1% -39.7% 103 0.1% 114 0.1% -9.6%
BMW Alpina 34 0.1% 19 0.0% 78.9% 78 0.1% 71 0.1% 9.9%
Lotus 32 0.1% 19 0.0% 68.4% 69 0.1% 58 0.1% 19.0%
Bentley 30 0.1% 43 0.1% -30.2% 63 0.1% 78 0.1% -19.2%
Dodge 27 0.1% 36 0.1% -25.0% 67 0.1% 91 0.1% -26.4%
Mclaren 26 0.1% 11 0.0% 136.4% 59 0.1% 41 0.0% 43.9%
Aston Martin 25 0.1% 48 0.1% -47.9% 69 0.1% 88 0.1% -21.6%
Scania 24 0.1% 24 0.1% 0.0% 41 0.0% 48 0.1% -14.6%
Rolls Royce 17 0.0% 22 0.0% -22.7% 50 0.1% 63 0.1% -20.6%
Chrysler 9 0.0% 36 0.1% -75.0% 18 0.0% 57 0.1% -68.4%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 3 0.0% 133.3% 16 0.0% 6 0.0% 166.7%
GMC 4 0.0% 7 0.0% -42.9% 8 0.0% 11 0.0% -27.3%
Rover 4 0.0% 6 0.0% -33.3% 6 0.0% 15 0.0% -60.0%
Morgan 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 20.0%
Pontiac 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0% 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 12 0.0% -83.3% 4 0.0% 56 0.1% -92.9%
Lancia 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 4 0.0% 7 0.0% -42.9%
Buick 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0%
MG - -% 2 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 4 0.0% -75.0%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
RUF - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 93 0.2% 126 0.3% -26.2% 173 0.2% 238 0.3% -27.3%
Total 46,281 100.0% 46,584 100.0% -0.7% 95,120 100.0% 94,777 100.0% 0.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)



More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, February 2018

1 Mar. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


New vehicle sales in Japan for February decline 2.2% y/y to 474,000 unit level
* The Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association announced that sales in February 2018 declined 2.2% y/y to 473,878 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc dropped 4.9% to 296,665 units, while those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc rose 2.6% to 177,213 units.
* Cumulative sales for January and February fell 1.5% to 873,418 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Feb. 2018 Feb. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2018 Jan.-Feb. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 296,665 312,035 -4.9% 540,100 570,120 -5.3%
Mini Vehicles 177,213 172,690 2.6% 333,318 316,255 5.4%
Total 473,878 484,725 -2.2% 873,418 886,375 -1.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 129,173 43.5% 145,255 46.6% -11.1% 233,533 43.2% 257,277 45.1% -9.2%
Nissan 44,478 15.0% 46,589 14.9% -4.5% 81,540 15.1% 88,613 15.5% -8.0%
Honda 35,989 12.1% 34,276 11.0% 5.0% 64,085 11.9% 64,618 11.3% -0.8%
Mazda 14,701 5.0% 15,925 5.1% -7.7% 28,721 5.3% 29,796 5.2% -3.6%
Suzuki 10,874 3.7% 9,599 3.1% 13.3% 20,528 3.8% 18,856 3.3% 8.9%
Subaru 10,605 3.6% 13,218 4.2% -19.8% 19,989 3.7% 25,940 4.5% -22.9%
Lexus 6,171 2.1% 3,672 1.2% 68.1% 12,619 2.3% 7,710 1.4% 63.7%
Isuzu 6,101 2.1% 6,824 2.2% -10.6% 10,934 2.0% 11,927 2.1% -8.3%
Hino 5,558 1.9% 5,284 1.7% 5.2% 10,157 1.9% 9,664 1.7% 5.1%
Mitsubishi 3,615 1.2% 2,963 0.9% 22.0% 6,908 1.3% 5,641 1.0% 22.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,232 1.1% 3,278 1.1% -1.4% 5,775 1.1% 5,630 1.0% 2.6%
Daihatsu 2,646 0.9% 975 0.3% 171.4% 4,698 0.9% 2,098 0.4% 123.9%
UD Trucks 665 0.2% 699 0.2% -4.9% 1,097 0.2% 1,276 0.2% -14.0%
Others 22,857 7.7% 23,478 7.5% -2.6% 39,516 7.3% 41,074 7.2% -3.8%
Total 296,665 100.0% 312,035 100.0% -4.9% 540,100 100.0% 570,120 100.0% -5.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Daihatsu 56,249 31.7% 54,017 31.3% 4.1% 107,796 32.3% 101,044 32.0% 6.7%
Suzuki 52,429 29.6% 53,284 30.9% -1.6% 96,170 28.9% 94,678 29.9% 1.6%
Honda 32,767 18.5% 32,478 18.8% 0.9% 61,083 18.3% 61,653 19.5% -0.9%
Nissan 19,884 11.2% 19,057 11.0% 4.3% 39,158 11.7% 32,872 10.4% 19.1%
Mitsubishi 5,780 3.3% 4,713 2.7% 22.6% 10,207 3.1% 8,841 2.8% 15.5%
Mazda 4,008 2.3% 3,583 2.1% 11.9% 7,683 2.3% 6,646 2.1% 15.6%
Toyota 3,081 1.7% 2,484 1.4% 24.0% 5,465 1.6% 4,684 1.5% 16.7%
Subaru 3,009 1.7% 3,071 1.8% -2.0% 5,743 1.7% 5,832 1.8% -1.5%
Others 6 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0% 13 0.0% 5 0.0% 160.0%
Total 177,213 100.0% 172,690 100.0% 2.6% 333,318 100.0% 316,255 100.0% 5.4%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 114,878 44.2% 131,310 47.9% -12.5% 207,953 43.8% 232,207 46.2% -10.4%
Nissan 38,706 14.9% 39,834 14.5% -2.8% 72,151 15.2% 77,374 15.4% -6.8%
Honda 35,989 13.9% 34,276 12.5% 5.0% 64,085 13.5% 64,618 12.8% -0.8%
Mazda 13,590 5.2% 14,713 5.4% -7.6% 26,683 5.6% 27,717 5.5% -3.7%
Suzuki 10,874 4.2% 9,599 3.5% 13.3% 20,528 4.3% 18,856 3.7% 8.9%
Subaru 10,605 4.1% 13,218 4.8% -19.8% 19,989 4.2% 25,940 5.2% -22.9%
Lexus 6,171 2.4% 3,672 1.3% 68.1% 12,619 2.7% 7,710 1.5% 63.7%
Mitsubishi 3,537 1.4% 2,887 1.1% 22.5% 6,745 1.4% 5,532 1.1% 21.9%
Daihatsu 2,646 1.0% 975 0.4% 171.4% 4,698 1.0% 2,098 0.4% 123.9%
Others 22,784 8.8% 23,376 8.5% -2.5% 39,387 8.3% 40,908 8.1% -3.7%
Total 259,780 100.0% 273,860 100.0% -5.1% 474,838 100.0% 502,960 100.0% -5.6%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 54,541 38.8% 63,299 44.0% -13.8%
Nissan 20,174 14.4% 19,208 13.4% 5.0%
Honda 15,596 11.1% 11,975 8.3% 30.2%
Subaru 10,414 7.4% 12,651 8.8% -17.7%
Mazda 8,310 5.9% 9,779 6.8% -15.0%
Lexus 6,171 4.4% 3,672 2.6% 68.1%
Mitsubishi 2,508 1.8% 1,744 1.2% 43.8%
Suzuki 1,475 1.0% 459 0.3% 221.4%
Daihatsu 23 0.0% 9 0.0% 155.6%
Others 21,265 15.1% 21,043 14.6% 1.1%
Total 140,477 100.0% 143,839 100.0% -2.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 60,337 50.6% 68,011 52.3% -11.3%
Honda 20,393 17.1% 22,301 17.2% -8.6%
Nissan 18,532 15.5% 20,626 15.9% -10.2%
Suzuki 9,399 7.9% 9,140 7.0% 2.8%
Mazda 5,280 4.4% 4,934 3.8% 7.0%
Daihatsu 2,623 2.2% 966 0.7% 171.5%
Mitsubishi 1,029 0.9% 1,143 0.9% -10.0%
Subaru 191 0.2% 567 0.4% -66.3%
Others 1,519 1.3% 2,333 1.8% -34.9%
Total 119,303 100.0% 130,021 100.0% -8.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 13,953 39.0% 13,530 36.8% 3.1% 24,964 39.4% 24,374 37.6% 2.4%
Isuzu 5,912 16.5% 6,548 17.8% -9.7% 10,622 16.8% 11,506 17.8% -7.7%
Nissan 5,707 16.0% 6,696 18.2% -14.8% 9,260 14.6% 11,119 17.2% -16.7%
Hino 5,277 14.8% 4,956 13.5% 6.5% 9,646 15.2% 9,081 14.0% 6.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,003 8.4% 2,985 8.1% 0.6% 5,412 8.5% 5,142 7.9% 5.3%
Mazda 1,111 3.1% 1,212 3.3% -8.3% 2,038 3.2% 2,079 3.2% -2.0%
UD Trucks 665 1.9% 699 1.9% -4.9% 1,097 1.7% 1,276 2.0% -14.0%
Mitsubishi 78 0.2% 76 0.2% 2.6% 163 0.3% 109 0.2% 49.5%
Others 69 0.2% 63 0.2% 9.5% 123 0.2% 120 0.2% 2.5%
Total 35,775 100.0% 36,765 100.0% -2.7% 63,325 100.0% 64,806 100.0% -2.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Isuzu 4,872 34.1% 5,288 37.4% -7.9%
Hino 4,282 30.0% 4,180 29.5% 2.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,004 14.0% 1,998 14.1% 0.3%
Toyota 1,806 12.7% 1,219 8.6% 48.2%
UD Trucks 663 4.6% 694 4.9% -4.5%
Nissan 522 3.7% 646 4.6% -19.2%
Mazda 54 0.4% 58 0.4% -6.9%
Others 69 0.5% 63 0.4% 9.5%
Total 14,272 100.0% 14,146 100.0% 0.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 12,147 56.5% 12,311 54.4% -1.3%
Nissan 5,185 24.1% 6,050 26.7% -14.3%
Mazda 1,057 4.9% 1,154 5.1% -8.4%
Isuzu 1,040 4.8% 1,260 5.6% -17.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 999 4.6% 987 4.4% 1.2%
Hino 995 4.6% 776 3.4% 28.2%
Mitsubishi 78 0.4% 76 0.3% 2.6%
UD Trucks 2 0.0% 5 0.0% -60.0%
Total 21,503 100.0% 22,619 100.0% -4.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 342 30.8% 415 29.4% -17.6% 616 31.8% 696 29.6% -11.5%
Hino 281 25.3% 328 23.3% -14.3% 511 26.4% 583 24.8% -12.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 229 20.6% 293 20.8% -21.8% 363 18.7% 488 20.7% -25.6%
Isuzu 189 17.0% 276 19.6% -31.5% 312 16.1% 421 17.9% -25.9%
Nissan 65 5.9% 59 4.2% 10.2% 129 6.7% 120 5.1% 7.5%
Others 4 0.4% 39 2.8% -89.7% 6 0.3% 46 2.0% -87.0%
Total 1,110 100.0% 1,410 100.0% -21.3% 1,937 100.0% 2,354 100.0% -17.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2018 Feb. 2017 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2018
Jan.-Feb.
2017
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 22,005 19,429 13.3% 41,314 37,070 11.4%
2 Nissan DAYZ 14,294 16,093 -11.2% 29,137 27,456 6.1%
3 Nissan Note 13,769 14,859 -7.3% 26,213 28,972 -9.5%
4 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 13,620 10,925 24.7% 24,019 18,760 28.0%
5 Daihatsu Move 13,479 11,312 19.2% 24,821 22,939 8.2%
6 Daihatsu Hijet 13,121 11,939 9.9% 25,317 21,486 17.8%
7 Daihatsu Tanto 12,911 15,102 -14.5% 25,036 28,262 -11.4%
8 Suzuki Wagon R 11,460 12,585 -8.9% 21,525 15,455 39.3%
9 Nissan Serena 10,408 10,983 -5.2% 18,231 22,162 -17.7%
10 Toyota Prius 10,106 14,148 -28.6% 18,085 22,582 -19.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Prius category does not include the Prius alpha.



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Mercedes-Benz 5,070 18.4% 5,034 18.6% 0.7% 9,337 19.1% 9,196 19.1% 1.5%
VW 3,945 14.3% 4,173 15.4% -5.5% 6,740 13.8% 7,308 15.2% -7.8%
BMW 3,628 13.2% 3,939 14.6% -7.9% 5,617 11.5% 6,411 13.3% -12.4%
Audi 2,166 7.9% 2,048 7.6% 5.8% 3,672 7.5% 3,695 7.7% -0.6%
BMW MINI 1,952 7.1% 1,919 7.1% 1.7% 3,134 6.4% 3,101 6.4% 1.1%
Toyota 1,790 6.5% 1,213 4.5% 47.6% 3,399 7.0% 2,357 4.9% 44.2%
Volvo 1,303 4.7% 1,239 4.6% 5.2% 2,307 4.7% 2,306 4.8% 0.0%
Nissan 1,195 4.3% 1,637 6.1% -27.0% 2,212 4.5% 3,337 6.9% -33.7%
Honda 1,070 3.9% 9 0.0% 11788.9% 2,219 4.5% 13 0.0% 16969.2%
Jeep 839 3.0% 638 2.4% 31.5% 1,503 3.1% 1,189 2.5% 26.4%
Peugeot 770 2.8% 581 2.2% 32.5% 1,439 2.9% 935 1.9% 53.9%
Renault 644 2.3% 653 2.4% -1.4% 1,135 2.3% 1,032 2.1% 10.0%
Porsche 461 1.7% 623 2.3% -26.0% 951 1.9% 1,122 2.3% -15.2%
Suzuki 424 1.5% 416 1.5% 1.9% 993 2.0% 845 1.8% 17.5%
Fiat 422 1.5% 425 1.6% -0.7% 724 1.5% 761 1.6% -4.9%
Land Rover 293 1.1% 305 1.1% -3.9% 435 0.9% 447 0.9% -2.7%
Mitsubishi 289 1.0% 367 1.4% -21.3% 578 1.2% 744 1.5% -22.3%
Alfa Romeo 189 0.7% 112 0.4% 68.8% 317 0.6% 241 0.5% 31.5%
Jaguar 181 0.7% 243 0.9% -25.5% 240 0.5% 393 0.8% -38.9%
Citroen 156 0.6% 192 0.7% -18.8% 308 0.6% 345 0.7% -10.7%
ABARTH 150 0.5% 186 0.7% -19.4% 298 0.6% 291 0.6% 2.4%
Maserati 92 0.3% 109 0.4% -15.6% 158 0.3% 202 0.4% -21.8%
Chevrolet 65 0.2% 42 0.2% 54.8% 116 0.2% 75 0.2% 54.7%
smart 64 0.2% 402 1.5% -84.1% 188 0.4% 879 1.8% -78.6%
Ferrari 61 0.2% 62 0.2% -1.6% 126 0.3% 105 0.2% 20.0%
Lamborghini 61 0.2% 32 0.1% 90.6% 93 0.2% 60 0.1% 55.0%
Cadillac 46 0.2% 38 0.1% 21.1% 78 0.2% 69 0.1% 13.0%
DS 36 0.1% 73 0.3% -50.7% 58 0.1% 159 0.3% -63.5%
Ford 32 0.1% 20 0.1% 60.0% 65 0.1% 51 0.1% 27.5%
Dodge 24 0.1% 32 0.1% -25.0% 40 0.1% 55 0.1% -27.3%
BMW Alpina 23 0.1% 30 0.1% -23.3% 44 0.1% 52 0.1% -15.4%
Aston Martin 19 0.1% 26 0.1% -26.9% 44 0.1% 40 0.1% 10.0%
Lotus 18 0.1% 23 0.1% -21.7% 37 0.1% 39 0.1% -5.1%
Bentley 16 0.1% 21 0.1% -23.8% 33 0.1% 35 0.1% -5.7%
Rolls Royce 14 0.1% 14 0.1% 0.0% 33 0.1% 41 0.1% -19.5%
Mclaren 13 0.0% 8 0.0% 62.5% 33 0.1% 30 0.1% 10.0%
Chrysler 8 0.0% 9 0.0% -11.1% 9 0.0% 21 0.0% -57.1%
Autobianchi 6 0.0% 1 0.0% 500.0% 9 0.0% 3 0.0% 200.0%
Scania 5 0.0% 15 0.1% -66.7% 17 0.0% 24 0.0% -29.2%
GMC 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 4 0.0% 4 0.0% 0.0%
Lancia 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 3 0.0% 4 0.0% -25.0%
Rover 2 0.0% 6 0.0% -66.7% 2 0.0% 9 0.0% -77.8%
Bugatti 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0%
Morgan 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Opel 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Hyundai - -% 37 0.1% -% 2 0.0% 44 0.1% -95.5%
MG - -% 1 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0%
Detomaso - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Pontiac - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Unimog - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Buick - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 36 0.1% 58 0.2% -37.9% 80 0.2% 112 0.2% -28.6%
Total 27,585 100.0% 27,018 100.0% 2.1% 48,839 100.0% 48,193 100.0% 1.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, January 2018

1 Feb. 2018

*The preliminary data include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
The definite data to be released later do not include the sales volume of tractors and cranes made in Japan.
Therefore, the figures on the data are different.


New vehicle sales in Japan decline 0.5% y/y to fall below 400,000 unit level
* The Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association announced that January new vehicle sales declined 0.5% to 399,540 units. Vehicles with engine displacements larger than 660 cc saw a sales decline of 5.7% to 243,435 units, while mini vehicles (engine displacements below 660 cc) sales rose 8.7% to 156,105 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Jan. 2018 Jan. 2017 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 243,435 258,085 -5.7%
Mini Vehicles 156,105 143,565 8.7%
Total 399,540 401,650 -0.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 104,360 42.9% 112,022 43.4% -6.8%
Nissan 37,062 15.2% 42,024 16.3% -11.8%
Honda 28,096 11.5% 30,342 11.8% -7.4%
Mazda 14,020 5.8% 13,871 5.4% 1.1%
Suzuki 9,654 4.0% 9,257 3.6% 4.3%
Subaru 9,384 3.9% 12,722 4.9% -26.2%
Lexus 6,448 2.6% 4,038 1.6% 59.7%
Isuzu 4,833 2.0% 5,103 2.0% -5.3%
Hino 4,599 1.9% 4,380 1.7% 5.0%
Mitsubishi 3,293 1.4% 2,678 1.0% 23.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,543 1.0% 2,352 0.9% 8.1%
Daihatsu 2,052 0.8% 1,123 0.4% 82.7%
UD Trucks 432 0.2% 577 0.2% -25.1%
Others 16,659 6.8% 17,596 6.8% -5.3%
Total 243,435 100.0% 258,085 100.0% -5.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Mini Vehicles
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Daihatsu 51,547 33.0% 47,027 32.8% 9.6%
Suzuki 43,741 28.0% 41,394 28.8% 5.7%
Honda 28,316 18.1% 29,175 20.3% -2.9%
Nissan 19,274 12.3% 13,815 9.6% 39.5%
Mitsubishi 4,427 2.8% 4,128 2.9% 7.2%
Mazda 3,675 2.4% 3,063 2.1% 20.0%
Subaru 2,734 1.8% 2,761 1.9% -1.0%
Toyota 2,384 1.5% 2,200 1.5% 8.4%
Others 7 0.0% 2 0.0% 250.0%
Total 156,105 100.0% 143,565 100.0% 8.7%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 93,075 43.3% 100,897 44.0% -7.8%
Nissan 33,445 15.6% 37,540 16.4% -10.9%
Honda 28,096 13.1% 30,342 13.2% -7.4%
Mazda 13,093 6.1% 13,004 5.7% 0.7%
Suzuki 9,654 4.5% 9,257 4.0% 4.3%
Subaru 9,384 4.4% 12,722 5.6% -26.2%
Lexus 6,448 3.0% 4,038 1.8% 59.7%
Mitsubishi 3,208 1.5% 2,645 1.2% 21.3%
Daihatsu 2,052 1.0% 1,123 0.5% 82.7%
Others 16,603 7.7% 17,532 7.7% -5.3%
Total 215,058 100.0% 229,100 100.0% -6.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 43,441 37.7% 48,036 40.1% -9.6%
Nissan 16,715 14.5% 17,610 14.7% -5.1%
Honda 11,597 10.1% 11,173 9.3% 3.8%
Subaru 9,214 8.0% 12,385 10.3% -25.6%
Mazda 8,995 7.8% 8,777 7.3% 2.5%
Lexus 6,448 5.6% 4,038 3.4% 59.7%
Mitsubishi 2,253 2.0% 1,656 1.4% 36.1%
Suzuki 1,591 1.4% 475 0.4% 234.9%
Daihatsu 24 0.0% 4 0.0% 500.0%
Others 15,095 13.1% 15,613 13.0% -3.3%
Total 115,373 100.0% 119,767 100.0% -3.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 49,634 49.8% 52,861 48.3% -6.1%
Nissan 16,730 16.8% 19,930 18.2% -16.1%
Honda 16,499 16.6% 19,169 17.5% -13.9%
Suzuki 8,063 8.1% 8,782 8.0% -8.2%
Mazda 4,098 4.1% 4,227 3.9% -3.1%
Daihatsu 2,028 2.0% 1,119 1.0% 81.2%
Mitsubishi 955 1.0% 989 0.9% -3.4%
Subaru 170 0.2% 337 0.3% -49.6%
Others 1,508 1.5% 1,919 1.8% -21.4%
Total 99,685 100.0% 109,333 100.0% -8.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 11,011 40.0% 10,844 38.7% 1.5%
Isuzu 4,710 17.1% 4,958 17.7% -5.0%
Hino 4,369 15.9% 4,125 14.7% 5.9%
Nissan 3,553 12.9% 4,423 15.8% -19.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,409 8.7% 2,157 7.7% 11.7%
Mazda 927 3.4% 867 3.1% 6.9%
UD Trucks 432 1.6% 577 2.1% -25.1%
Mitsubishi 85 0.3% 33 0.1% 157.6%
Others 54 0.2% 57 0.2% -5.3%
Total 27,550 100.0% 28,041 100.0% -1.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Isuzu 3,766 33.9% 3,944 36.4% -4.5%
Hino 3,526 31.8% 3,377 31.2% 4.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,711 15.4% 1,511 14.0% 13.2%
Toyota 1,342 12.1% 1,033 9.5% 29.9%
UD Trucks 431 3.9% 574 5.3% -24.9%
Nissan 234 2.1% 287 2.7% -18.5%
Mazda 36 0.3% 40 0.4% -10.0%
Others 54 0.5% 57 0.5% -5.3%
Total 11,100 100.0% 10,823 100.0% 2.6%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 9,669 58.8% 9,811 57.0% -1.4%
Nissan 3,319 20.2% 4,136 24.0% -19.8%
Isuzu 944 5.7% 1,014 5.9% -6.9%
Mazda 891 5.4% 827 4.8% 7.7%
Hino 843 5.1% 748 4.3% 12.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 698 4.2% 646 3.8% 8.0%
Mitsubishi 85 0.5% 33 0.2% 157.6%
UD Trucks 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
Total 16,450 100.0% 17,218 100.0% -4.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 274 33.1% 281 29.8% -2.5%
Hino 230 27.8% 255 27.0% -9.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 134 16.2% 195 20.7% -31.3%
Isuzu 123 14.9% 145 15.4% -15.2%
Nissan 64 7.7% 61 6.5% 4.9%
Others 2 0.2% 7 0.7% -71.4%
Total 827 100.0% 944 100.0% -12.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2018 Jan. 2017 Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,309 17,641 9.5%
2 Nissan DAYZ 14,843 11,363 30.6%
3 Nissan Note 12,444 14,113 -11.8%
4 Daihatsu Hijet 12,196 9,547 27.7%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 12,125 13,160 -7.9%
6 Daihatsu Move 11,342 11,627 -2.5%
7 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 10,399 7,835 32.7%
8 Suzuki Wagon R 10,065 2,870 250.7%
9 Toyota Prius 9,264 8,434 9.8%
10 Nissan Serena 7,823 11,179 -30.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association
* The Prius category does not include the Prius alpha.




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2018 2017 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,267 20.1% 4,162 19.7% 2.5%
VW 2,795 13.2% 3,135 14.8% -10.8%
BMW 1,989 9.4% 2,472 11.7% -19.5%
Toyota 1,609 7.6% 1,144 5.4% 40.6%
Audi 1,506 7.1% 1,647 7.8% -8.6%
BMW MINI 1,182 5.6% 1,182 5.6% 0.0%
Honda 1,149 5.4% 4 0.0% 28625.0%
Nissan 1,017 4.8% 1,700 8.0% -40.2%
Volvo 1,004 4.7% 1,067 5.0% -5.9%
Peugeot 669 3.1% 354 1.7% 89.0%
Jeep 664 3.1% 551 2.6% 20.5%
Suzuki 569 2.7% 429 2.0% 32.6%
Renault 491 2.3% 379 1.8% 29.6%
Porsche 490 2.3% 499 2.4% -1.8%
Fiat 302 1.4% 336 1.6% -10.1%
Mitsubishi 289 1.4% 377 1.8% -23.3%
Citroen 152 0.7% 153 0.7% -0.7%
ABARTH 148 0.7% 105 0.5% 41.0%
Land Rover 142 0.7% 142 0.7% 0.0%
Alfa Romeo 128 0.6% 129 0.6% -0.8%
smart 124 0.6% 477 2.3% -74.0%
Maserati 66 0.3% 93 0.4% -29.0%
Ferrari 65 0.3% 43 0.2% 51.2%
Jaguar 59 0.3% 150 0.7% -60.7%
Chevrolet 51 0.2% 33 0.2% 54.5%
Ford 33 0.2% 31 0.1% 6.5%
Cadillac 32 0.2% 31 0.1% 3.2%
Lamborghini 32 0.2% 28 0.1% 14.3%
Aston Martin 25 0.1% 14 0.1% 78.6%
DS 22 0.1% 86 0.4% -74.4%
BMW Alpina 21 0.1% 22 0.1% -4.5%
Mclaren 20 0.1% 22 0.1% -9.1%
Rolls Royce 19 0.1% 27 0.1% -29.6%
Lotus 19 0.1% 16 0.1% 18.8%
Bentley 17 0.1% 14 0.1% 21.4%
Dodge 16 0.1% 23 0.1% -30.4%
Scania 12 0.1% 9 0.0% 33.3%
Autobianchi 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Bugatti 3 0.0% - -% -%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 7 0.0% -71.4%
GMC 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Morgan 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Chrysler 1 0.0% 12 0.1% -91.7%
Lancia 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
MG 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Rover - -% 3 0.0% -%
Buick - -% 1 0.0% -%
Maybach - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saab - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 44 0.2% 54 0.3% -18.5%
Total 21,254 100.0% 21,175 100.0% 0.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)



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