Japan - Flash report, Sales volume, 2019

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2019

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Flash report, November 2019

2 Dec. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales in November decline 12.7% y/y to 386K units.
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in November 2019 declined 12.7% to 385,859 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc declined 14.6% to 238,844 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc decreased 9.4% to 147,015 units.
Total sales from January to November decreased 0.7% to 4,850,342 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Nov. 2019 Nov. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Nov. 2019 Jan.-Nov. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 238,844 279,594 -14.6% 3,057,919 3,097,064 -1.3%
Mini Vehicles 147,015 162,349 -9.4% 1,792,423 1,787,478 0.3%
Total 385,859 441,943 -12.7% 4,850,342 4,884,542 -0.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 119,902 50.2% 130,103 46.5% -7.8% 1,405,074 45.9% 1,363,762 44.0% 3.0%
Nissan 21,747 9.1% 29,563 10.6% -26.4% 348,165 11.4% 402,175 13.0% -13.4%
Honda 20,218 8.5% 32,349 11.6% -37.5% 339,674 11.1% 350,515 11.3% -3.1%
Mazda 10,540 4.4% 15,097 5.4% -30.2% 153,595 5.0% 166,438 5.4% -7.7%
Suzuki 8,245 3.5% 9,592 3.4% -14.0% 113,767 3.7% 118,222 3.8% -3.8%
Subaru 7,694 3.2% 9,977 3.6% -22.9% 98,919 3.2% 111,909 3.6% -11.6%
Daihatsu 5,916 2.5% 2,736 1.0% 116.2% 38,432 1.3% 31,294 1.0% 22.8%
Lexus 4,988 2.1% 4,136 1.5% 20.6% 58,466 1.9% 51,068 1.6% 14.5%
Isuzu 4,905 2.1% 6,548 2.3% -25.1% 76,327 2.5% 70,322 2.3% 8.5%
Hino 4,722 2.0% 6,248 2.2% -24.4% 64,890 2.1% 64,971 2.1% -0.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,866 1.2% 3,471 1.2% -17.4% 37,413 1.2% 38,271 1.2% -2.2%
Mitsubishi 2,563 1.1% 3,624 1.3% -29.3% 44,357 1.5% 44,275 1.4% 0.2%
UD Trucks 764 0.3% 923 0.3% -17.2% 9,145 0.3% 8,799 0.3% 3.9%
Others 23,774 10.0% 25,227 9.0% -5.8% 269,695 8.8% 275,043 8.9% -1.9%
Total 238,844 100.0% 279,594 100.0% -14.6% 3,057,919 100.0% 3,097,064 100.0% -1.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Nov. Share Nov. Share
Daihatsu 49,359 33.6% 51,931 32.0% -5.0% 579,874 32.4% 566,744 31.7% 2.3%
Suzuki 46,864 31.9% 49,781 30.7% -5.9% 534,685 29.8% 544,891 30.5% -1.9%
Honda 24,228 16.5% 31,837 19.6% -23.9% 343,285 19.2% 342,925 19.2% 0.1%
Nissan 16,246 11.1% 16,029 9.9% 1.4% 187,055 10.4% 176,970 9.9% 5.7%
Mitsubishi 3,475 2.4% 4,658 2.9% -25.4% 53,973 3.0% 53,978 3.0% 0.0%
Toyota 2,762 1.9% 3,043 1.9% -9.2% 34,105 1.9% 34,939 2.0% -2.4%
Mazda 2,383 1.6% 2,891 1.8% -17.6% 34,676 1.9% 39,583 2.2% -12.4%
Subaru 1,692 1.2% 2,176 1.3% -22.2% 24,695 1.4% 27,371 1.5% -9.8%
Others 6 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0% 75 0.0% 77 0.0% -2.6%
Total 147,015 100.0% 162,349 100.0% -9.4% 1,792,423 100.0% 1,787,478 100.0% 0.3%
Source: Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 105,835 51.4% 115,089 47.8% -8.0% 1,235,605 47.0% 1,208,724 45.1% 2.2%
Honda 20,218 9.8% 32,349 13.4% -37.5% 339,674 12.9% 350,515 13.1% -3.1%
Nissan 17,298 8.4% 24,324 10.1% -28.9% 289,251 11.0% 337,982 12.6% -14.4%
Mazda 9,389 4.6% 13,907 5.8% -32.5% 140,374 5.3% 153,117 5.7% -8.3%
Suzuki 8,245 4.0% 9,592 4.0% -14.0% 113,767 4.3% 118,222 4.4% -3.8%
Subaru 7,694 3.7% 9,977 4.1% -22.9% 98,919 3.8% 111,909 4.2% -11.6%
Daihatsu 5,916 2.9% 2,736 1.1% 116.2% 38,432 1.5% 31,294 1.2% 22.8%
Lexus 4,988 2.4% 4,136 1.7% 20.6% 58,466 2.2% 51,068 1.9% 14.5%
Mitsubishi 2,547 1.2% 3,541 1.5% -28.1% 43,908 1.7% 43,358 1.6% 1.3%
Others 23,684 11.5% 25,168 10.5% -5.9% 268,725 10.2% 274,113 10.2% -2.0%
Total 205,814 100.0% 240,819 100.0% -14.5% 2,627,121 100.0% 2,680,302 100.0% -2.0%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 51,337 45.2% 55,520 41.6% -7.5%
Nissan 8,677 7.6% 11,743 8.8% -26.1%
Honda 7,914 7.0% 13,600 10.2% -41.8%
Subaru 7,483 6.6% 9,831 7.4% -23.9%
Mazda 7,285 6.4% 10,735 8.0% -32.1%
Lexus 4,988 4.4% 4,136 3.1% 20.6%
Mitsubishi 2,103 1.9% 2,887 2.2% -27.2%
Suzuki 1,024 0.9% 1,195 0.9% -14.3%
Daihatsu 3 0.0% 11 0.0% -72.7%
Others 22,809 20.1% 23,884 17.9% -4.5%
Total 113,623 100.0% 133,542 100.0% -14.9%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 54,498 59.1% 59,569 55.5% -8.5%
Honda 12,304 13.3% 18,749 17.5% -34.4%
Nissan 8,621 9.4% 12,581 11.7% -31.5%
Suzuki 7,221 7.8% 8,397 7.8% -14.0%
Daihatsu 5,913 6.4% 2,725 2.5% 117.0%
Mazda 2,104 2.3% 3,172 3.0% -33.7%
Mitsubishi 444 0.5% 654 0.6% -32.1%
Subaru 211 0.2% 146 0.1% 44.5%
Others 875 0.9% 1,284 1.2% -31.9%
Total 92,191 100.0% 107,277 100.0% -14.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 13,752 42.6% 14,643 38.8% -6.1% 164,362 39.3% 150,547 37.2% 9.2%
Isuzu 4,758 14.8% 6,398 16.9% -25.6% 74,718 17.9% 68,678 17.0% 8.8%
Hino 4,548 14.1% 6,026 16.0% -24.5% 61,776 14.8% 61,542 15.2% 0.4%
Nissan 4,406 13.7% 5,145 13.6% -14.4% 58,144 13.9% 63,425 15.7% -8.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,761 8.6% 3,285 8.7% -16.0% 35,486 8.5% 36,148 8.9% -1.8%
Mazda 1,151 3.6% 1,190 3.2% -3.3% 13,221 3.2% 13,321 3.3% -0.8%
UD Trucks 764 2.4% 923 2.4% -17.2% 9,145 2.2% 8,799 2.2% 3.9%
Mitsubishi 16 0.0% 83 0.2% -80.7% 449 0.1% 917 0.2% -51.0%
Others 88 0.3% 58 0.2% 51.7% 894 0.2% 902 0.2% -0.9%
Total 32,244 100.0% 37,751 100.0% -14.6% 418,195 100.0% 404,279 100.0% 3.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Isuzu 4,082 32.4% 5,038 32.5% -19.0%
Hino 3,932 31.2% 4,796 31.0% -18.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,625 12.9% 2,381 15.4% -31.8%
Toyota 1,571 12.5% 1,814 11.7% -13.4%
UD Trucks 755 6.0% 919 5.9% -17.8%
Nissan 502 4.0% 419 2.7% 19.8%
Mazda 43 0.3% 67 0.4% -35.8%
Others 87 0.7% 58 0.4% 50.0%
Total 12,597 100.0% 15,492 100.0% -18.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share
Toyota 12,181 62.0% 12,829 57.6% -5.1%
Nissan 3,904 19.9% 4,726 21.2% -17.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,136 5.8% 904 4.1% 25.7%
Mazda 1,108 5.6% 1,123 5.0% -1.3%
Isuzu 676 3.4% 1,360 6.1% -50.3%
Hino 616 3.1% 1,230 5.5% -49.9%
Mitsubishi 16 0.1% 83 0.4% -80.7%
UD Trucks 9 0.0% 4 0.0% 125.0%
Others 1 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Total 19,647 100.0% 22,259 100.0% -11.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Toyota 315 40.1% 371 36.2% -15.1% 5,107 40.5% 4,491 36.0% 13.7%
Hino 174 22.1% 222 21.7% -21.6% 3,114 24.7% 3,429 27.5% -9.2%
Isuzu 147 18.7% 150 14.6% -2.0% 1,609 12.8% 1,644 13.2% -2.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 105 13.4% 186 18.2% -43.5% 1,927 15.3% 2,123 17.0% -9.2%
Nissan 43 5.5% 94 9.2% -54.3% 770 6.1% 768 6.2% 0.3%
Others 2 0.3% 1 0.1% 100.0% 76 0.6% 28 0.2% 171.4%
Total 786 100.0% 1,024 100.0% -23.2% 12,603 100.0% 12,483 100.0% 1.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association





Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Nov. Share Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share Jan.-Nov. Share
Mercedes-Benz 6,051 22.6% 5,451 18.5% 11.0% 58,882 18.7% 59,023 18.0% -0.2%
VW 3,761 14.0% 4,380 14.8% -14.1% 42,820 13.6% 46,593 14.2% -8.1%
BMW 3,459 12.9% 4,253 14.4% -18.7% 42,100 13.3% 44,398 13.5% -5.2%
Audi 2,074 7.7% 1,728 5.9% 20.0% 21,486 6.8% 24,048 7.3% -10.7%
Toyota 1,889 7.1% 1,908 6.5% -1.0% 20,221 6.4% 21,402 6.5% -5.5%
Volvo * 1,752 6.5% 1,645 5.6% 6.5% 16,408 5.2% 15,794 4.8% 3.9%
BMW MINI 1,516 5.7% 2,173 7.4% -30.2% 21,845 6.9% 23,068 7.0% -5.3%
Jeep 1,000 3.7% 985 3.3% 1.5% 12,226 3.9% 10,311 3.1% 18.6%
Peugeot 886 3.3% 784 2.7% 13.0% 9,833 3.1% 9,058 2.8% 8.6%
Porsche 561 2.1% 549 1.9% 2.2% 6,117 1.9% 6,291 1.9% -2.8%
Nissan 425 1.6% 843 2.9% -49.6% 8,908 2.8% 11,526 3.5% -22.7%
Renault 421 1.6% 586 2.0% -28.2% 6,368 2.0% 6,648 2.0% -4.2%
Citroen 383 1.4% 240 0.8% 59.6% 3,732 1.2% 3,241 1.0% 15.1%
Fiat 363 1.4% 490 1.7% -25.9% 5,504 1.7% 5,442 1.7% 1.1%
Suzuki 332 1.2% 257 0.9% 29.2% 4,466 1.4% 4,247 1.3% 5.2%
Land Rover 289 1.1% 367 1.2% -21.3% 3,980 1.3% 3,515 1.1% 13.2%
ABARTH 176 0.7% 145 0.5% 21.4% 2,404 0.8% 2,171 0.7% 10.7%
Jaguar 166 0.6% 252 0.9% -34.1% 2,897 0.9% 2,819 0.9% 2.8%
Honda 158 0.6% 1,100 3.7% -85.6% 9,086 2.9% 13,325 4.1% -31.8%
Alfa Romeo 155 0.6% 179 0.6% -13.4% 2,145 0.7% 2,236 0.7% -4.1%
Mitsubishi 153 0.6% 193 0.7% -20.7% 3,023 1.0% 2,960 0.9% 2.1%
DS 83 0.3% 68 0.2% 22.1% 839 0.3% 655 0.2% 28.1%
Mazda 77 0.3% - -% -% 347 0.1% - -% -%
Maserati 66 0.2% 119 0.4% -44.5% 1,093 0.3% 1,235 0.4% -11.5%
smart 64 0.2% 255 0.9% -74.9% 1,912 0.6% 2,194 0.7% -12.9%
Lamborghini 46 0.2% 38 0.1% 21.1% 648 0.2% 522 0.2% 24.1%
Bentley 43 0.2% 68 0.2% -36.8% 462 0.1% 376 0.1% 22.9%
Ferrari 40 0.1% 61 0.2% -34.4% 787 0.2% 706 0.2% 11.5%
Volvo Truck 34 0.1% - -% -% 386 0.1% - -% -%
Dodge 33 0.1% 36 0.1% -8.3% 388 0.1% 361 0.1% 7.5%
Scania 33 0.1% 28 0.1% 17.9% 266 0.1% 209 0.1% 27.3%
Ford 32 0.1% 28 0.1% 14.3% 459 0.1% 419 0.1% 9.5%
Cadillac 27 0.1% 55 0.2% -50.9% 438 0.1% 556 0.2% -21.2%
Chevrolet 24 0.1% 80 0.3% -70.0% 548 0.2% 801 0.2% -31.6%
McLaren 23 0.1% 15 0.1% 53.3% 330 0.1% 201 0.1% 64.2%
Rolls Royce 16 0.1% 25 0.1% -36.0% 198 0.1% 194 0.1% 2.1%
Aston Martin 15 0.1% 14 0.0% 7.1% 276 0.1% 237 0.1% 16.5%
BMW Alpina 14 0.1% 23 0.1% -39.1% 196 0.1% 240 0.1% -18.3%
Lotus 13 0.0% 7 0.0% 85.7% 182 0.1% 209 0.1% -12.9%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 6 0.0% 16.7% 60 0.0% 62 0.0% -3.2%
Rover 6 0.0% 4 0.0% 50.0% 38 0.0% 30 0.0% 26.7%
Morgan 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 24 0.0% 23 0.0% 4.3%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 50 0.0% 16 0.0% 212.5%
Unimog 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 9 0.0% 4 0.0% 125.0%
Chrysler 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 22 0.0% 46 0.0% -52.2%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 11 0.0% 8 0.0% 37.5%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -% 8 0.0% 11 0.0% -27.3%
Bugatti 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 6 0.0% -83.3%
Maybach 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Saab 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
GMC - -% 4 0.0% -% 30 0.0% 48 0.0% -37.5%
Buick - -% - -% -% 10 0.0% 3 0.0% 233.3%
Lancia - -% 3 0.0% -% 9 0.0% 16 0.0% -43.8%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Mini - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Detomaso - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 108 0.4% 41 0.1% 163.4% 952 0.3% 519 0.2% 83.4%
Total 26,787 100.0% 29,495 100.0% -9.2% 315,439 100.0% 328,031 100.0% -3.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month


More detailed statistics for Japan

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Flash report, October 2019

1 Nov. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales in October decreased 24.9% y/y to 315K unit level
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in October 2019 decreased 24.9% to 314,784 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc decreased 26.4% to 192,504 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc decreased 22.3% to 122,280 units.
Total sales from January to October increased 0.5% to 4,464,469 units.

Sales of new vehicles

  Oct. 2019 Oct. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Oct. 2019 Jan.-Oct. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 192,504 261,554 -26.4% 2,819,075 2,817,470 0.1%
Mini Vehicles 122,280 157,439 -22.3% 1,645,394 1,625,129 1.2%
Total 314,784 418,993 -24.9% 4,464,469 4,442,599 0.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 98,208 51.0% 125,401 47.9% -21.7% 1,285,172 45.6% 1,233,659 43.8% 4.2%
Honda 18,393 9.6% 30,901 11.8% -40.5% 319,456 11.3% 318,166 11.3% 0.4%
Nissan 17,899 9.3% 28,346 10.8% -36.9% 326,418 11.6% 372,612 13.2% -12.4%
Mazda 10,143 5.3% 11,330 4.3% -10.5% 143,055 5.1% 151,341 5.4% -5.5%
Suzuki 6,973 3.6% 8,974 3.4% -22.3% 105,522 3.7% 108,630 3.9% -2.9%
Subaru 5,033 2.6% 10,516 4.0% -52.1% 91,225 3.2% 101,932 3.6% -10.5%
Lexus 4,474 2.3% 3,770 1.4% 18.7% 53,478 1.9% 46,932 1.7% 13.9%
Hino 3,693 1.9% 5,288 2.0% -30.2% 60,168 2.1% 58,723 2.1% 2.5%
Isuzu 3,643 1.9% 5,235 2.0% -30.4% 71,422 2.5% 63,774 2.3% 12.0%
Daihatsu 2,729 1.4% 3,789 1.4% -28.0% 32,516 1.2% 28,558 1.0% 13.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,144 1.1% 2,901 1.1% -26.1% 34,547 1.2% 34,800 1.2% -0.7%
Mitsubishi 1,992 1.0% 2,979 1.1% -33.1% 41,794 1.5% 40,651 1.4% 2.8%
UD Trucks 542 0.3% 838 0.3% -35.3% 8,381 0.3% 7,876 0.3% 6.4%
Others 16,638 8.6% 21,286 8.1% -21.8% 245,921 8.7% 249,816 8.9% -1.6%
Total 192,504 100.0% 261,554 100.0% -26.4% 2,819,075 100.0% 2,817,470 100.0% 0.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Oct. Share Oct. Share
Suzuki 42,446 34.7% 45,230 28.7% -6.2% 487,821 29.6% 495,110 30.5% -1.5%
Daihatsu 38,792 31.7% 52,642 33.4% -26.3% 530,515 32.2% 514,813 31.7% 3.1%
Honda 20,235 16.5% 32,943 20.9% -38.6% 319,043 19.4% 311,088 19.1% 2.6%
Nissan 12,065 9.9% 14,374 9.1% -16.1% 170,809 10.4% 160,941 9.9% 6.1%
Mitsubishi 2,715 2.2% 3,743 2.4% -27.5% 50,498 3.1% 49,320 3.0% 2.4%
Toyota 2,308 1.9% 3,168 2.0% -27.1% 31,343 1.9% 31,896 2.0% -1.7%
Mazda 2,135 1.7% 3,008 1.9% -29.0% 32,293 2.0% 36,692 2.3% -12.0%
Subaru 1,580 1.3% 2,325 1.5% -32.0% 23,003 1.4% 25,195 1.6% -8.7%
Others 4 0.0% 6 0.0% -33.3% 69 0.0% 74 0.0% -6.8%
Total 122,280 100.0% 157,439 100.0% -22.3% 1,645,394 100.0% 1,625,129 100.0% 1.2%
Source: Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 85,440 51.9% 111,556 49.1% -23.4% 1,129,770 46.7% 1,093,635 44.8% 3.3%
Honda 18,393 11.2% 30,901 13.6% -40.5% 319,456 13.2% 318,166 13.0% 0.4%
Nissan 13,887 8.4% 23,420 10.3% -40.7% 271,953 11.2% 313,658 12.9% -13.3%
Mazda 9,211 5.6% 10,102 4.4% -8.8% 130,985 5.4% 139,210 5.7% -5.9%
Suzuki 6,973 4.2% 8,974 4.0% -22.3% 105,522 4.4% 108,630 4.5% -2.9%
Subaru 5,033 3.1% 10,516 4.6% -52.1% 91,225 3.8% 101,932 4.2% -10.5%
Lexus 4,474 2.7% 3,770 1.7% 18.7% 53,478 2.2% 46,932 1.9% 13.9%
Daihatsu 2,729 1.7% 3,789 1.7% -28.0% 32,516 1.3% 28,558 1.2% 13.9%
Mitsubishi 1,976 1.2% 2,913 1.3% -32.2% 41,361 1.7% 39,817 1.6% 3.9%
Others 16,556 10.1% 21,231 9.3% -22.0% 245,041 10.1% 248,945 10.2% -1.6%
Total 164,672 100.0% 227,172 100.0% -27.5% 2,421,307 100.0% 2,439,483 100.0% -0.7%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 43,320 47.0% 54,519 44.2% -20.5%
Honda 7,801 8.5% 13,607 11.0% -42.7%
Mazda 6,921 7.5% 6,620 5.4% 4.5%
Nissan 6,560 7.1% 10,673 8.7% -38.5%
Subaru 4,842 5.3% 10,360 8.4% -53.3%
Lexus 4,474 4.9% 3,770 3.1% 18.7%
Mitsubishi 1,581 1.7% 2,293 1.9% -31.1%
Suzuki 847 0.9% 1,253 1.0% -32.4%
Daihatsu 10 0.0% 17 0.0% -41.2%
Others 15,801 17.1% 20,176 16.4% -21.7%
Total 92,157 100.0% 123,288 100.0% -25.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 42,120 58.1% 57,037 54.9% -26.2%
Honda 10,592 14.6% 17,294 16.6% -38.8%
Nissan 7,327 10.1% 12,747 12.3% -42.5%
Suzuki 6,126 8.4% 7,721 7.4% -20.7%
Daihatsu 2,719 3.7% 3,772 3.6% -27.9%
Mazda 2,290 3.2% 3,482 3.4% -34.2%
Mitsubishi 395 0.5% 620 0.6% -36.3%
Subaru 191 0.3% 156 0.2% 22.4%
Others 755 1.0% 1,055 1.0% -28.4%
Total 72,515 100.0% 103,884 100.0% -30.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 12,407 45.9% 13,484 40.3% -8.0% 150,610 39.0% 135,904 37.1% 10.8%
Nissan 3,979 14.7% 4,865 14.5% -18.2% 53,738 13.9% 58,280 15.9% -7.8%
Hino 3,545 13.1% 5,034 15.1% -29.6% 57,228 14.8% 55,516 15.1% 3.1%
Isuzu 3,511 13.0% 5,104 15.3% -31.2% 69,960 18.1% 62,280 17.0% 12.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,041 7.5% 2,772 8.3% -26.4% 32,725 8.5% 32,863 9.0% -0.4%
Mazda 932 3.4% 1,228 3.7% -24.1% 12,070 3.1% 12,131 3.3% -0.5%
UD Trucks 542 2.0% 838 2.5% -35.3% 8,381 2.2% 7,876 2.1% 6.4%
Mitsubishi 16 0.1% 66 0.2% -75.8% 433 0.1% 834 0.2% -48.1%
Others 78 0.3% 48 0.1% 62.5% 806 0.2% 844 0.2% -4.5%
Total 27,051 100.0% 33,439 100.0% -19.1% 385,951 100.0% 366,528 100.0% 5.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Isuzu 2,992 32.1% 3,964 29.8% -24.5%
Hino 2,932 31.4% 4,100 30.8% -28.5%
Toyota 1,391 14.9% 1,932 14.5% -28.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,127 12.1% 2,079 15.6% -45.8%
UD Trucks 538 5.8% 833 6.3% -35.4%
Nissan 240 2.6% 291 2.2% -17.5%
Mazda 29 0.3% 54 0.4% -46.3%
Others 78 0.8% 47 0.4% 66.0%
Total 9,327 100.0% 13,300 100.0% -29.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share
Toyota 11,016 62.2% 11,552 57.4% -4.6%
Nissan 3,739 21.1% 4,574 22.7% -18.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 914 5.2% 693 3.4% 31.9%
Mazda 903 5.1% 1,174 5.8% -23.1%
Hino 613 3.5% 934 4.6% -34.4%
Isuzu 519 2.9% 1,140 5.7% -54.5%
Mitsubishi 16 0.1% 66 0.3% -75.8%
UD Trucks 4 0.0% 5 0.0% -20.0%
Others 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0%
Total 17,724 100.0% 20,139 100.0% -12.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Toyota 361 46.2% 361 38.3% 0.0% 4,792 40.6% 4,120 36.0% 16.3%
Hino 148 19.0% 254 26.9% -41.7% 2,940 24.9% 3,207 28.0% -8.3%
Isuzu 132 16.9% 131 13.9% 0.8% 1,462 12.4% 1,494 13.0% -2.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 103 13.2% 129 13.7% -20.2% 1,822 15.4% 1,937 16.9% -5.9%
Nissan 33 4.2% 61 6.5% -45.9% 727 6.2% 674 5.9% 7.9%
Others 4 0.5% 7 0.7% -42.9% 74 0.6% 27 0.2% 174.1%
Total 781 100.0% 943 100.0% -17.2% 11,817 100.0% 11,459 100.0% 3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Oct. 2019 Oct. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Oct.
2019
Jan.-Oct.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 15,782 20,513 -23.1% 217,830 205,778 5.9%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 12,433 11,813 5.2% 141,299 128,149 10.3%
3 Toyota Corolla 11,190 8,644 29.5% 84,515 74,960 12.7%
4 Daihatsu Tanto 11,071 11,559 -4.2% 146,115 115,651 26.3%
5 Nissan DAYZ 9,334 11,332 -17.6% 135,197 119,879 12.8%
6 Toyota Sienta 9,302 9,840 -5.5% 93,270 74,973 24.4%
7 Daihatsu Hijet 9,238 12,909 -28.4% 128,502 124,483 3.2%
8 Daihatsu Move 7,621 11,820 -35.5% 109,099 115,247 -5.3%
9 Toyota ROOMY 6,962 6,440 8.1% 78,503 72,809 7.8%
10 Suzuki Alto 6,842 5,902 15.9% 67,113 73,582 -8.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Oct. Share Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share Jan.-Oct. Share
Mercedes-Benz 3,704 19.1% 4,637 18.1% -20.1% 52,831 18.3% 53,572 17.9% -1.4%
BMW 2,719 14.0% 3,803 14.8% -28.5% 38,641 13.4% 40,145 13.4% -3.7%
VW 2,255 11.6% 3,726 14.5% -39.5% 39,059 13.5% 42,213 14.1% -7.5%
Toyota 1,655 8.5% 2,119 8.3% -21.9% 18,332 6.4% 19,494 6.5% -6.0%
Audi 1,565 8.0% 1,504 5.9% 4.1% 19,412 6.7% 22,320 7.5% -13.0%
BMW MINI 1,324 6.8% 1,706 6.7% -22.4% 20,329 7.0% 20,895 7.0% -2.7%
Volvo * 905 4.7% 1,227 4.8% -26.2% 14,656 5.1% 14,149 4.7% 3.6%
Jeep 790 4.1% 803 3.1% -1.6% 11,226 3.9% 9,326 3.1% 20.4%
Peugeot 655 3.4% 578 2.3% 13.3% 8,947 3.1% 8,274 2.8% 8.1%
Nissan 432 2.2% 639 2.5% -32.4% 8,483 2.9% 10,683 3.6% -20.6%
Renault 412 2.1% 532 2.1% -22.6% 5,947 2.1% 6,062 2.0% -1.9%
Porsche 358 1.8% 479 1.9% -25.3% 5,556 1.9% 5,742 1.9% -3.2%
Citroen 308 1.6% 287 1.1% 7.3% 3,349 1.2% 3,001 1.0% 11.6%
Fiat 304 1.6% 447 1.7% -32.0% 5,141 1.8% 4,952 1.7% 3.8%
Suzuki 283 1.5% 215 0.8% 31.6% 4,134 1.4% 3,990 1.3% 3.6%
Honda 263 1.4% 1,202 4.7% -78.1% 8,928 3.1% 12,225 4.1% -27.0%
Land Rover 207 1.1% 183 0.7% 13.1% 3,691 1.3% 3,148 1.1% 17.2%
Mitsubishi 137 0.7% 175 0.7% -21.7% 2,870 1.0% 2,767 0.9% 3.7%
ABARTH 102 0.5% 149 0.6% -31.5% 2,228 0.8% 2,026 0.7% 10.0%
Alfa Romeo 102 0.5% 171 0.7% -40.4% 1,990 0.7% 2,057 0.7% -3.3%
Jaguar 93 0.5% 121 0.5% -23.1% 2,731 0.9% 2,567 0.9% 6.4%
DS 80 0.4% 58 0.2% 37.9% 756 0.3% 587 0.2% 28.8%
Maserati 62 0.3% 109 0.4% -43.1% 1,027 0.4% 1,116 0.4% -8.0%
smart 60 0.3% 183 0.7% -67.2% 1,848 0.6% 1,939 0.6% -4.7%
Lamborghini 51 0.3% 52 0.2% -1.9% 602 0.2% 484 0.2% 24.4%
Mazda 48 0.2% - -% -% 270 0.1% - -% -%
Ferrari 40 0.2% 67 0.3% -40.3% 747 0.3% 645 0.2% 15.8%
Chevrolet 40 0.2% 66 0.3% -39.4% 524 0.2% 721 0.2% -27.3%
Ford 35 0.2% 34 0.1% 2.9% 427 0.1% 391 0.1% 9.2%
Dodge 32 0.2% 37 0.1% -13.5% 355 0.1% 325 0.1% 9.2%
Volvo Truck 32 0.2% - -% -% 352 0.1% - -% -%
Cadillac 30 0.2% 47 0.2% -36.2% 411 0.1% 501 0.2% -18.0%
Bentley 23 0.1% 97 0.4% -76.3% 419 0.1% 308 0.1% 36.0%
Scania 18 0.1% 20 0.1% -10.0% 233 0.1% 181 0.1% 28.7%
Lotus 17 0.1% 13 0.1% 30.8% 169 0.1% 202 0.1% -16.3%
Rolls Royce 14 0.1% 18 0.1% -22.2% 182 0.1% 169 0.1% 7.7%
Aston Martin 10 0.1% 23 0.1% -56.5% 261 0.1% 223 0.1% 17.0%
BMW Alpina 10 0.1% 14 0.1% -28.6% 182 0.1% 217 0.1% -16.1%
McLaren 9 0.0% 27 0.1% -66.7% 307 0.1% 186 0.1% 65.1%
Rover 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 32 0.0% 26 0.0% 23.1%
GMC 4 0.0% 4 0.0% 0.0% 30 0.0% 44 0.0% -31.8%
Buick 4 0.0% - -% -% 10 0.0% 3 0.0% 233.3%
Autobianchi 3 0.0% 4 0.0% -25.0% 53 0.0% 56 0.0% -5.4%
Chrysler 2 0.0% 5 0.0% -60.0% 21 0.0% 43 0.0% -51.2%
Morgan 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 21 0.0% 20 0.0% 5.0%
MG 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 10 0.0% 8 0.0% 25.0%
Lancia 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 9 0.0% 13 0.0% -30.8%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -% 7 0.0% 2 0.0% 250.0%
Hummer 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Hyundai - -% 2 0.0% -% 48 0.0% 15 0.0% 220.0%
Pontiac - -% - -% -% 7 0.0% 11 0.0% -36.4%
Mini - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Opel - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0%
Kia - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Detomaso - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 6 0.0% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 234 1.2% 19 0.1% 1131.6% 844 0.3% 478 0.2% 76.6%
Total 19,441 100.0% 25,612 100.0% -24.1% 288,652 100.0% 298,536 100.0% -3.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, September 2019

1 Oct. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales in September increase 12.9% y/y to 548,000 unit level
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in September 2019 increased 12.9% to 548,209 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 12.8% to 347,706 units, while vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc increased 13.2% at 200,503 units.
Total sales from January to September increased 3.1% to 4,149,685 units.

Sales of new vehicles

  Sep. 2019 Sep. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Sep. 2019 Jan.-Sep. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 347,706 308,324 12.8% 2,626,571 2,555,916 2.8%
Mini Vehicles 200,503 177,053 13.2% 1,523,114 1,467,690 3.8%
Total 548,209 485,377 12.9% 4,149,685 4,023,606 3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 151,538 43.6% 122,471 39.7% 23.7% 1,186,964 45.2% 1,108,258 43.4% 7.1%
Nissan 39,495 11.4% 41,837 13.6% -5.6% 308,519 11.7% 344,266 13.5% -10.4%
Honda 35,925 10.3% 34,047 11.0% 5.5% 301,063 11.5% 287,265 11.2% 4.8%
Mazda 23,727 6.8% 18,913 6.1% 25.5% 132,912 5.1% 140,011 5.5% -5.1%
Suzuki 11,610 3.3% 11,548 3.7% 0.5% 98,549 3.8% 99,656 3.9% -1.1%
Subaru 11,435 3.3% 12,334 4.0% -7.3% 86,192 3.3% 91,416 3.6% -5.7%
Lexus 7,727 2.2% 3,550 1.2% 117.7% 49,004 1.9% 43,162 1.7% 13.5%
Isuzu 7,581 2.2% 9,676 3.1% -21.7% 67,779 2.6% 58,539 2.3% 15.8%
Hino 7,244 2.1% 7,615 2.5% -4.9% 56,475 2.2% 53,435 2.1% 5.7%
Mitsubishi 6,233 1.8% 5,065 1.6% 23.1% 39,802 1.5% 37,672 1.5% 5.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,995 1.1% 3,976 1.3% 0.5% 32,403 1.2% 31,899 1.2% 1.6%
Daihatsu 3,689 1.1% 3,322 1.1% 11.0% 29,787 1.1% 24,769 1.0% 20.3%
UD Trucks 1,376 0.4% 837 0.3% 64.4% 7,839 0.3% 7,038 0.3% 11.4%
Others 36,131 10.4% 33,133 10.7% 9.0% 229,283 8.7% 228,530 8.9% 0.3%
Total 347,706 100.0% 308,324 100.0% 12.8% 2,626,571 100.0% 2,555,916 100.0% 2.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Sep. Share Sep. Share
Daihatsu 67,584 33.7% 50,752 28.7% 33.2% 491,723 32.3% 462,171 31.5% 6.4%
Suzuki 54,683 27.3% 53,656 30.3% 1.9% 445,375 29.2% 449,880 30.7% -1.0%
Honda 37,179 18.5% 37,048 20.9% 0.4% 298,808 19.6% 278,145 19.0% 7.4%
Nissan 22,199 11.1% 19,157 10.8% 15.9% 158,744 10.4% 146,567 10.0% 8.3%
Mitsubishi 7,278 3.6% 6,329 3.6% 15.0% 47,783 3.1% 45,577 3.1% 4.8%
Mazda 4,045 2.0% 3,929 2.2% 3.0% 30,158 2.0% 33,684 2.3% -10.5%
Subaru 3,841 1.9% 2,881 1.6% 33.3% 21,423 1.4% 22,870 1.6% -6.3%
Toyota 3,688 1.8% 3,289 1.9% 12.1% 29,035 1.9% 28,728 2.0% 1.1%
Others 6 0.0% 12 0.0% -50.0% 65 0.0% 68 0.0% -4.4%
Total 200,503 100.0% 177,053 100.0% 13.2% 1,523,114 100.0% 1,467,690 100.0% 3.8%
Source: Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 132,810 44.2% 109,326 41.2% 21.5% 1,044,330 46.3% 982,079 44.4% 6.3%
Honda 35,925 12.0% 34,047 12.8% 5.5% 301,063 13.3% 287,265 13.0% 4.8%
Nissan 32,791 10.9% 35,320 13.3% -7.2% 258,066 11.4% 290,238 13.1% -11.1%
Mazda 22,148 7.4% 17,557 6.6% 26.1% 121,774 5.4% 129,108 5.8% -5.7%
Suzuki 11,610 3.9% 11,548 4.4% 0.5% 98,549 4.4% 99,656 4.5% -1.1%
Subaru 11,435 3.8% 12,334 4.7% -7.3% 86,192 3.8% 91,416 4.1% -5.7%
Lexus 7,727 2.6% 3,550 1.3% 117.7% 49,004 2.2% 43,162 2.0% 13.5%
Mitsubishi 6,167 2.1% 4,982 1.9% 23.8% 39,385 1.7% 36,904 1.7% 6.7%
Daihatsu 3,689 1.2% 3,322 1.3% 11.0% 29,787 1.3% 24,769 1.1% 20.3%
Others 35,978 12.0% 33,073 12.5% 8.8% 228,485 10.1% 227,714 10.3% 0.3%
Total 300,280 100.0% 265,059 100.0% 13.3% 2,256,635 100.0% 2,212,311 100.0% 2.0%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 69,497 39.1% 52,947 34.8% 31.3%
Mazda 16,489 9.3% 12,914 8.5% 27.7%
Nissan 16,387 9.2% 17,506 11.5% -6.4%
Honda 15,400 8.7% 16,052 10.6% -4.1%
Subaru 11,127 6.3% 12,098 8.0% -8.0%
Lexus 7,727 4.3% 3,550 2.3% 117.7%
Mitsubishi 5,089 2.9% 4,004 2.6% 27.1%
Suzuki 1,572 0.9% 1,571 1.0% 0.1%
Daihatsu 15 0.0% 16 0.0% -6.3%
Others 34,401 19.4% 31,417 20.7% 9.5%
Total 177,704 100.0% 152,075 100.0% 16.9%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 63,313 51.7% 56,379 49.9% 12.3%
Honda 20,525 16.7% 17,995 15.9% 14.1%
Nissan 16,404 13.4% 17,814 15.8% -7.9%
Suzuki 10,038 8.2% 9,977 8.8% 0.6%
Mazda 5,659 4.6% 4,643 4.1% 21.9%
Daihatsu 3,674 3.0% 3,306 2.9% 11.1%
Mitsubishi 1,078 0.9% 978 0.9% 10.2%
Subaru 308 0.3% 236 0.2% 30.5%
Others 1,577 1.3% 1,656 1.5% -4.8%
Total 122,576 100.0% 112,984 100.0% 8.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 18,198 39.4% 12,782 30.4% 42.4% 138,203 38.5% 122,420 36.8% 12.9%
Isuzu 7,398 16.0% 9,453 22.5% -21.7% 66,449 18.5% 57,176 17.2% 16.2%
Hino 6,983 15.1% 7,187 17.1% -2.8% 53,683 15.0% 50,482 15.2% 6.3%
Nissan 6,620 14.3% 6,463 15.4% 2.4% 49,759 13.9% 53,415 16.0% -6.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,814 8.3% 3,767 9.0% 1.2% 30,684 8.5% 30,091 9.0% 2.0%
Mazda 1,579 3.4% 1,356 3.2% 16.4% 11,138 3.1% 10,903 3.3% 2.2%
UD Trucks 1,376 3.0% 837 2.0% 64.4% 7,839 2.2% 7,038 2.1% 11.4%
Mitsubishi 66 0.1% 83 0.2% -20.5% 417 0.1% 768 0.2% -45.7%
Others 146 0.3% 59 0.1% 147.5% 728 0.2% 796 0.2% -8.5%
Total 46,180 100.0% 41,987 100.0% 10.0% 358,900 100.0% 333,089 100.0% 7.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Isuzu 6,312 34.5% 7,421 39.3% -14.9%
Hino 5,864 32.1% 5,833 30.9% 0.5%
Toyota 2,333 12.8% 1,760 9.3% 32.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,834 10.0% 2,536 13.4% -27.7%
UD Trucks 1,376 7.5% 834 4.4% 65.0%
Nissan 393 2.1% 358 1.9% 9.8%
Mazda 22 0.1% 65 0.3% -66.2%
Others 146 0.8% 59 0.3% 147.5%
Total 18,280 100.0% 18,866 100.0% -3.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share
Toyota 15,865 56.9% 11,022 47.7% 43.9%
Nissan 6,227 22.3% 6,105 26.4% 2.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,980 7.1% 1,231 5.3% 60.8%
Mazda 1,557 5.6% 1,291 5.6% 20.6%
Hino 1,119 4.0% 1,354 5.9% -17.4%
Isuzu 1,086 3.9% 2,032 8.8% -46.6%
Mitsubishi 66 0.2% 83 0.4% -20.5%
UD Trucks 0 0.0% 3 0.0% -100.0%
Total 27,900 100.0% 23,121 100.0% 20.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Toyota 530 42.5% 363 28.4% 46.0% 4,431 40.2% 3,759 35.7% 17.9%
Hino 261 20.9% 428 33.5% -39.0% 2,792 25.3% 2,953 28.1% -5.5%
Isuzu 183 14.7% 223 17.4% -17.9% 1,330 12.1% 1,363 13.0% -2.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 181 14.5% 209 16.4% -13.4% 1,719 15.6% 1,808 17.2% -4.9%
Nissan 84 6.7% 54 4.2% 55.6% 694 6.3% 613 5.8% 13.2%
Others 7 0.6% 1 0.1% 600.0% 70 0.6% 20 0.2% 250.0%
Total 1,246 100.0% 1,278 100.0% -2.5% 11,036 100.0% 10,516 100.0% 4.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Sep. 2019 Sep. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Sep.
2019
Jan.-Sep.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 28,484 22,540 26.4% 202,048 185,265 9.1%
2 Daihatsu Tanto 21,858 11,858 84.3% 135,044 104,092 29.7%
3 Nissan DAYZ 17,841 15,070 18.4% 125,863 108,547 16.0%
4 Daihatsu Hijet 16,153 11,197 44.3% 119,264 111,574 6.9%
5 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 15,754 13,801 14.2% 128,866 116,336 10.8%
6 Toyota Sienta 13,558 7,314 85.4% 83,968 65,133 28.9%
7 Daihatsu Move 13,497 11,158 21.0% 101,478 103,427 -1.9%
8 Nissan Note 13,183 13,589 -3.0% 100,479 108,872 -7.7%
9 Toyota Corolla 11,046 8,732 26.5% 73,325 66,316 10.6%
10 Toyota Prius 10,230 8,182 25.0% 92,809 79,054 17.4%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Sep. Share Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share Jan.-Sep. Share
Mercedes-Benz 7,928 19.2% 7,016 18.4% 13.0% 49,127 18.2% 48,935 17.9% 0.4%
VW 5,941 14.4% 5,067 13.3% 17.2% 36,804 13.7% 38,487 14.1% -4.4%
BMW 5,380 13.0% 5,836 15.3% -7.8% 35,922 13.3% 36,342 13.3% -1.2%
Audi 3,080 7.5% 3,165 8.3% -2.7% 17,847 6.6% 20,816 7.6% -14.3%
BMW MINI 2,805 6.8% 2,841 7.4% -1.3% 19,005 7.1% 19,189 7.0% -1.0%
Toyota 2,367 5.7% 1,948 5.1% 21.5% 16,677 6.2% 17,375 6.4% -4.0%
Jeep 1,986 4.8% 1,217 3.2% 63.2% 10,436 3.9% 8,523 3.1% 22.4%
Volvo * 1,868 4.5% 1,592 4.2% 17.3% 13,751 5.1% 12,922 4.7% 6.4%
Peugeot 1,161 2.8% 1,047 2.7% 10.9% 8,292 3.1% 7,696 2.8% 7.7%
Honda 1,012 2.5% 1,249 3.3% -19.0% 8,665 3.2% 11,023 4.0% -21.4%
Porsche 907 2.2% 836 2.2% 8.5% 5,198 1.9% 5,263 1.9% -1.2%
Fiat 866 2.1% 587 1.5% 47.5% 4,837 1.8% 4,505 1.7% 7.4%
Nissan 803 1.9% 1,223 3.2% -34.3% 8,051 3.0% 10,044 3.7% -19.8%
Renault 671 1.6% 759 2.0% -11.6% 5,535 2.1% 5,530 2.0% 0.1%
Suzuki 581 1.4% 373 1.0% 55.8% 3,851 1.4% 3,775 1.4% 2.0%
Land Rover 546 1.3% 442 1.2% 23.5% 3,484 1.3% 2,965 1.1% 17.5%
Citroen 488 1.2% 470 1.2% 3.8% 3,041 1.1% 2,714 1.0% 12.0%
Mitsubishi 375 0.9% 354 0.9% 5.9% 2,733 1.0% 2,592 0.9% 5.4%
ABARTH 346 0.8% 297 0.8% 16.5% 2,126 0.8% 1,877 0.7% 13.3%
Jaguar 329 0.8% 497 1.3% -33.8% 2,638 1.0% 2,446 0.9% 7.8%
Alfa Romeo 264 0.6% 280 0.7% -5.7% 1,888 0.7% 1,886 0.7% 0.1%
Maserati 157 0.4% 150 0.4% 4.7% 965 0.4% 1,007 0.4% -4.2%
smart 144 0.3% 262 0.7% -45.0% 1,788 0.7% 1,756 0.6% 1.8%
DS 122 0.3% 117 0.3% 4.3% 676 0.3% 529 0.2% 27.8%
Ferrari 115 0.3% 32 0.1% 259.4% 707 0.3% 578 0.2% 22.3%
Volvo Truck 78 0.2% - -% -% 320 0.1% - -% -%
Chevrolet 70 0.2% 78 0.2% -10.3% 484 0.2% 655 0.2% -26.1%
Cadillac 68 0.2% 76 0.2% -10.5% 381 0.1% 454 0.2% -16.1%
Lamborghini 65 0.2% 37 0.1% 75.7% 551 0.2% 432 0.2% 27.5%
Mazda 63 0.2% - -% -% 222 0.1% - -% -%
McLaren 58 0.1% 14 0.0% 314.3% 298 0.1% 159 0.1% 87.4%
Dodge 54 0.1% 35 0.1% 54.3% 323 0.1% 288 0.1% 12.2%
Ford 53 0.1% 41 0.1% 29.3% 392 0.1% 357 0.1% 9.8%
Scania 47 0.1% 19 0.0% 147.4% 215 0.1% 161 0.1% 33.5%
Bentley 43 0.1% 35 0.1% 22.9% 396 0.1% 211 0.1% 87.7%
Aston Martin 34 0.1% 20 0.1% 70.0% 251 0.1% 200 0.1% 25.5%
BMW Alpina 29 0.1% 25 0.1% 16.0% 172 0.1% 203 0.1% -15.3%
Rolls Royce 29 0.1% 17 0.0% 70.6% 168 0.1% 151 0.1% 11.3%
Lotus 22 0.1% 15 0.0% 46.7% 152 0.1% 189 0.1% -19.6%
Hyundai 9 0.0% 2 0.0% 350.0% 48 0.0% 13 0.0% 269.2%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 8 0.0% -12.5% 50 0.0% 52 0.0% -3.8%
GMC 4 0.0% 3 0.0% 33.3% 26 0.0% 40 0.0% -35.0%
Morgan 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0% 20 0.0% 19 0.0% 5.3%
Pontiac 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 7 0.0% 11 0.0% -36.4%
Chrysler 2 0.0% 6 0.0% -66.7% 19 0.0% 38 0.0% -50.0%
MG 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 9 0.0% 7 0.0% 28.6%
Lancia 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 8 0.0% 12 0.0% -33.3%
Buick 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 6 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0%
Mini 1 0.0% - -% -% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Kia 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Rover - -% - -% -% 27 0.0% 20 0.0% 35.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Opel - -% 1 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 6 0.0% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 292 0.7% 121 0.3% 141.3% 610 0.2% 459 0.2% 32.9%
Total 41,281 100.0% 38,219 100.0% 8.0% 269,211 100.0% 272,924 100.0% -1.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, August 2019

2 Sep. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales in August increase 6.7% y/y to 389K units
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in August 2019 increased 6.7% to 388,600 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 4% to 242,718 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc increased 11.5% to 145,882 units.
Total sales from January to August increased by 1.8% to 3,601,476 units.

Sales of new vehicles

  Aug. 2019 Aug. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug. 2019 Jan.-Aug. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 242,718 233,358 4.0% 2,278,865 2,247,592 1.4%
Mini Vehicles 145,882 130,860 11.5% 1,322,611 1,290,637 2.5%
Total 388,600 364,218 6.7% 3,601,476 3,538,229 1.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 109,273 45.0% 105,012 45.0% 4.1% 1,035,426 45.4% 985,787 43.9% 5.0%
Honda 26,777 11.0% 23,394 10.0% 14.5% 265,138 11.6% 253,218 11.3% 4.7%
Nissan 25,116 10.3% 29,995 12.9% -16.3% 269,024 11.8% 302,429 13.5% -11.0%
Mazda 11,399 4.7% 11,863 5.1% -3.9% 109,185 4.8% 121,098 5.4% -9.8%
Isuzu 10,311 4.2% 6,427 2.8% 60.4% 60,198 2.6% 48,863 2.2% 23.2%
Subaru 8,170 3.4% 8,491 3.6% -3.8% 74,757 3.3% 79,082 3.5% -5.5%
Suzuki 8,121 3.3% 8,611 3.7% -5.7% 86,939 3.8% 88,108 3.9% -1.3%
Hino 7,280 3.0% 5,279 2.3% 37.9% 49,231 2.2% 45,820 2.0% 7.4%
Lexus 4,593 1.9% 3,019 1.3% 52.1% 41,277 1.8% 39,612 1.8% 4.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,252 1.8% 3,053 1.3% 39.3% 28,408 1.2% 27,923 1.2% 1.7%
Mitsubishi 3,046 1.3% 3,278 1.4% -7.1% 33,569 1.5% 32,607 1.5% 3.0%
Daihatsu 2,111 0.9% 2,684 1.2% -21.3% 26,098 1.1% 21,447 1.0% 21.7%
UD Trucks 757 0.3% 846 0.4% -10.5% 6,463 0.3% 6,201 0.3% 4.2%
Others 21,512 8.9% 21,406 9.2% 0.5% 193,152 8.5% 195,397 8.7% -1.1%
Total 242,718 100.0% 233,358 100.0% 4.0% 2,278,865 100.0% 2,247,592 100.0% 1.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Aug. Share Aug. Share
Daihatsu 47,680 32.7% 40,923 31.3% 16.5% 424,139 32.1% 411,419 31.9% 3.1%
Suzuki 38,244 26.2% 41,183 31.5% -7.1% 390,692 29.5% 396,224 30.7% -1.4%
Honda 30,598 21.0% 24,306 18.6% 25.9% 261,629 19.8% 241,097 18.7% 8.5%
Nissan 16,637 11.4% 12,794 9.8% 30.0% 136,545 10.3% 127,410 9.9% 7.2%
Mitsubishi 4,719 3.2% 3,599 2.8% 31.1% 40,505 3.1% 39,248 3.0% 3.2%
Toyota 3,065 2.1% 2,810 2.1% 9.1% 25,347 1.9% 25,439 2.0% -0.4%
Mazda 3,021 2.1% 3,539 2.7% -14.6% 26,113 2.0% 29,755 2.3% -12.2%
Subaru 1,914 1.3% 1,702 1.3% 12.5% 17,582 1.3% 19,989 1.5% -12.0%
Others 4 0.0% 4 0.0% 0.0% 59 0.0% 56 0.0% 5.4%
Total 145,882 100.0% 130,860 100.0% 11.5% 1,322,611 100.0% 1,290,637 100.0% 2.5%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 96,013 47.6% 93,821 46.8% 2.3% 911,520 46.6% 872,753 44.8% 4.4%
Honda 26,777 13.3% 23,394 11.7% 14.5% 265,138 13.6% 253,218 13.0% 4.7%
Nissan 21,313 10.6% 25,032 12.5% -14.9% 225,275 11.5% 254,918 13.1% -11.6%
Mazda 10,375 5.1% 10,828 5.4% -4.2% 99,626 5.1% 111,551 5.7% -10.7%
Subaru 8,170 4.0% 8,491 4.2% -3.8% 74,757 3.8% 79,082 4.1% -5.5%
Suzuki 8,121 4.0% 8,611 4.3% -5.7% 86,939 4.4% 88,108 4.5% -1.3%
Lexus 4,593 2.3% 3,019 1.5% 52.1% 41,277 2.1% 39,612 2.0% 4.2%
Mitsubishi 3,018 1.5% 3,208 1.6% -5.9% 33,218 1.7% 31,922 1.6% 4.1%
Daihatsu 2,111 1.0% 2,684 1.3% -21.3% 26,098 1.3% 21,447 1.1% 21.7%
Others 21,412 10.6% 21,267 10.6% 0.7% 192,507 9.8% 194,641 10.0% -1.1%
Total 201,903 100.0% 200,355 100.0% 0.8% 1,956,355 100.0% 1,947,252 100.0% 0.5%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 47,061 41.2% 45,194 41.1% 4.1%
Nissan 11,770 10.3% 12,108 11.0% -2.8%
Honda 10,379 9.1% 10,606 9.6% -2.1%
Mazda 8,570 7.5% 6,815 6.2% 25.8%
Subaru 8,001 7.0% 8,343 7.6% -4.1%
Lexus 4,593 4.0% 3,019 2.7% 52.1%
Mitsubishi 2,451 2.1% 2,398 2.2% 2.2%
Suzuki 996 0.9% 1,323 1.2% -24.7%
Daihatsu 11 0.0% 14 0.0% -21.4%
Others 20,496 17.9% 20,211 18.4% 1.4%
Total 114,328 100.0% 110,031 100.0% 3.9%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 48,952 55.9% 48,627 53.8% 0.7%
Honda 16,398 18.7% 12,788 14.2% 28.2%
Nissan 9,543 10.9% 12,924 14.3% -26.2%
Suzuki 7,125 8.1% 7,288 8.1% -2.2%
Daihatsu 2,100 2.4% 2,670 3.0% -21.3%
Mazda 1,805 2.1% 4,013 4.4% -55.0%
Mitsubishi 567 0.6% 810 0.9% -30.0%
Subaru 169 0.2% 148 0.2% 14.2%
Others 916 1.0% 1,056 1.2% -13.3%
Total 87,575 100.0% 90,324 100.0% -3.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 12,800 32.4% 10,837 33.8% 18.1% 120,005 38.4% 109,638 37.7% 9.5%
Isuzu 10,178 25.7% 6,310 19.7% 61.3% 59,051 18.9% 47,723 16.4% 23.7%
Hino 6,939 17.6% 5,032 15.7% 37.9% 46,700 14.9% 43,295 14.9% 7.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,985 10.1% 2,880 9.0% 38.4% 26,870 8.6% 26,324 9.0% 2.1%
Nissan 3,731 9.4% 4,883 15.2% -23.6% 43,139 13.8% 46,952 16.1% -8.1%
Mazda 1,024 2.6% 1,035 3.2% -1.1% 9,559 3.1% 9,547 3.3% 0.1%
UD Trucks 757 1.9% 846 2.6% -10.5% 6,463 2.1% 6,201 2.1% 4.2%
Mitsubishi 28 0.1% 70 0.2% -60.0% 351 0.1% 685 0.2% -48.8%
Others 85 0.2% 139 0.4% -38.8% 582 0.2% 737 0.3% -21.0%
Total 39,527 100.0% 32,032 100.0% 23.4% 312,720 100.0% 291,102 100.0% 7.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Isuzu 7,479 40.1% 5,027 35.6% 48.8%
Hino 5,624 30.1% 4,113 29.1% 36.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,763 14.8% 2,055 14.5% 34.5%
Toyota 1,674 9.0% 1,623 11.5% 3.1%
UD Trucks 756 4.0% 841 6.0% -10.1%
Nissan 250 1.3% 270 1.9% -7.4%
Mazda 39 0.2% 56 0.4% -30.4%
Others 85 0.5% 139 1.0% -38.8%
Total 18,670 100.0% 14,124 100.0% 32.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share
Toyota 11,126 53.3% 9,214 51.5% 20.8%
Nissan 3,481 16.7% 4,613 25.8% -24.5%
Isuzu 2,699 12.9% 1,283 7.2% 110.4%
Hino 1,315 6.3% 919 5.1% 43.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,222 5.9% 825 4.6% 48.1%
Mazda 985 4.7% 979 5.5% 0.6%
Mitsubishi 28 0.1% 70 0.4% -60.0%
UD Trucks 1 0.0% 5 0.0% -80.0%
Total 20,857 100.0% 17,908 100.0% 16.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Toyota 460 35.7% 354 36.5% 29.9% 3,901 39.8% 3,396 36.8% 14.9%
Hino 341 26.5% 247 25.4% 38.1% 2,531 25.9% 2,525 27.3% 0.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 267 20.7% 173 17.8% 54.3% 1,538 15.7% 1,599 17.3% -3.8%
Isuzu 133 10.3% 117 12.0% 13.7% 1,147 11.7% 1,140 12.3% 0.6%
Nissan 72 5.6% 80 8.2% -10.0% 610 6.2% 559 6.1% 9.1%
Others 15 1.2% 0 0.0% -% 63 0.6% 19 0.2% 231.6%
Total 1,288 100.0% 971 100.0% 32.6% 9,790 100.0% 9,238 100.0% 6.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Aug. 2019 Aug. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2019
Jan.-Aug.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 18,282 15,509 17.9% 173,564 162,725 6.7%
2 Daihatsu Tanto 16,838 9,717 73.3% 113,186 92,234 22.7%
3 Nissan DAYZ 13,432 9,996 34.4% 108,022 93,477 15.6%
4 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 10,674 10,974 -2.7% 113,112 102,535 10.3%
5 Daihatsu Hijet 10,553 9,712 8.7% 103,111 100,377 2.7%
6 Daihatsu Move 8,802 7,964 10.5% 87,981 92,269 -4.6%
7 Toyota Sienta 8,745 5,538 57.9% 70,410 57,819 21.8%
8 Nissan Serena 7,714 6,359 21.3% 70,167 71,381 -1.7%
9 Nissan Note 7,709 10,647 -27.6% 87,296 95,283 -8.4%
10 Toyota ROOMY 7,474 6,179 21.0% 62,495 59,132 5.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Aug. Share Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share Jan.-Aug. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,291 17.2% 4,744 18.8% -9.5% 41,199 18.1% 41,919 17.9% -1.7%
BMW 3,657 14.7% 3,296 13.0% 11.0% 30,542 13.4% 30,506 13.0% 0.1%
VW 3,231 13.0% 3,660 14.5% -11.7% 30,863 13.5% 33,420 14.2% -7.7%
Audi 2,029 8.1% 2,096 8.3% -3.2% 14,767 6.5% 17,651 7.5% -16.3%
BMW MINI 1,816 7.3% 1,774 7.0% 2.4% 16,200 7.1% 16,348 7.0% -0.9%
Toyota 1,548 6.2% 1,678 6.6% -7.7% 14,310 6.3% 15,427 6.6% -7.2%
Volvo * 1,313 5.3% 1,297 5.1% 1.2% 11,883 5.2% 11,330 4.8% 4.9%
Jeep 1,221 4.9% 820 3.2% 48.9% 8,450 3.7% 7,306 3.1% 15.7%
Honda 890 3.6% 1,035 4.1% -14.0% 7,653 3.4% 9,774 4.2% -21.7%
Peugeot 697 2.8% 567 2.2% 22.9% 7,131 3.1% 6,649 2.8% 7.2%
Nissan 505 2.0% 699 2.8% -27.8% 7,248 3.2% 8,821 3.8% -17.8%
Porsche 457 1.8% 482 1.9% -5.2% 4,291 1.9% 4,427 1.9% -3.1%
Renault 432 1.7% 478 1.9% -9.6% 4,864 2.1% 4,771 2.0% 1.9%
Fiat 362 1.5% 373 1.5% -2.9% 3,971 1.7% 3,918 1.7% 1.4%
Citroen 337 1.4% 193 0.8% 74.6% 2,553 1.1% 2,244 1.0% 13.8%
Land Rover 325 1.3% 213 0.8% 52.6% 2,938 1.3% 2,523 1.1% 16.4%
Suzuki 274 1.1% 280 1.1% -2.1% 3,270 1.4% 3,402 1.4% -3.9%
ABARTH 190 0.8% 167 0.7% 13.8% 1,780 0.8% 1,580 0.7% 12.7%
Mitsubishi 189 0.8% 228 0.9% -17.1% 2,358 1.0% 2,238 1.0% 5.4%
Alfa Romeo 168 0.7% 208 0.8% -19.2% 1,624 0.7% 1,606 0.7% 1.1%
Jaguar 146 0.6% 230 0.9% -36.5% 2,309 1.0% 1,949 0.8% 18.5%
DS 106 0.4% 52 0.2% 103.8% 554 0.2% 412 0.2% 34.5%
smart 91 0.4% 194 0.8% -53.1% 1,644 0.7% 1,494 0.6% 10.0%
Maserati 90 0.4% 74 0.3% 21.6% 808 0.4% 857 0.4% -5.7%
Ferrari 75 0.3% 59 0.2% 27.1% 592 0.3% 546 0.2% 8.4%
Volvo Truck 46 0.2% - -% -% 242 0.1% - -% -%
Ford 44 0.2% 46 0.2% -4.3% 339 0.1% 316 0.1% 7.3%
Lamborghini 41 0.2% 36 0.1% 13.9% 486 0.2% 395 0.2% 23.0%
Chevrolet 35 0.1% 76 0.3% -53.9% 414 0.2% 577 0.2% -28.2%
McLaren 31 0.1% 11 0.0% 181.8% 240 0.1% 145 0.1% 65.5%
Rolls Royce 29 0.1% 18 0.1% 61.1% 139 0.1% 134 0.1% 3.7%
Dodge 28 0.1% 37 0.1% -24.3% 269 0.1% 253 0.1% 6.3%
Bentley 27 0.1% 24 0.1% 12.5% 353 0.2% 176 0.1% 100.6%
Aston Martin 27 0.1% 27 0.1% 0.0% 217 0.1% 180 0.1% 20.6%
Mazda 27 0.1% - -% -% 159 0.1% - -% -%
BMW Alpina 26 0.1% 13 0.1% 100.0% 143 0.1% 178 0.1% -19.7%
Cadillac 24 0.1% 26 0.1% -7.7% 313 0.1% 378 0.2% -17.2%
Scania 15 0.1% 24 0.1% -37.5% 168 0.1% 142 0.1% 18.3%
Hyundai 14 0.1% - -% -% 39 0.0% 11 0.0% 254.5%
Lotus 11 0.0% 15 0.1% -26.7% 130 0.1% 174 0.1% -25.3%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 3 0.0% 133.3% 43 0.0% 44 0.0% -2.3%
Rover 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 27 0.0% 20 0.0% 35.0%
GMC 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3% 22 0.0% 37 0.0% -40.5%
Chrysler 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 17 0.0% 32 0.0% -46.9%
Morgan 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 16 0.0% 18 0.0% -11.1%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 8 0.0% 4 0.0% 100.0%
Lancia 1 0.0% - -% -% 7 0.0% 9 0.0% -22.2%
Buick 1 0.0% - -% -% 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 150.0%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -% 4 0.0% 10 0.0% -60.0%
Opel 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 6 0.0% -%
Kia - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Saturn - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 39 0.2% 28 0.1% 39.3% 318 0.1% 338 0.1% -5.9%
Total 24,922 100.0% 25,291 100.0% -1.5% 227,930 100.0% 234,705 100.0% -2.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, July 2019

1 Aug. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales in July increase 4.1% y/y to 459K units
According to the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales in Japan in July 2019 increased 4.1% to 459,456 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 6.7% to 300,799 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc decreased 0.6% to 158,657 units.
Total sales from January to July increased 1.2% to 3,212,876 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Jul. 2019 Jul. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2019 Jan.-Jul. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 300,799 281,876 6.7% 2,036,147 2,014,234 1.1%
Mini Vehicles 158,657 159,657 -0.6% 1,176,729 1,159,777 1.5%
Total 459,456 441,533 4.1% 3,212,876 3,174,011 1.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 145,600 48.4% 134,768 47.8% 8.0% 926,153 45.5% 880,775 43.7% 5.2%
Honda 34,951 11.6% 30,729 10.9% 13.7% 238,361 11.7% 229,824 11.4% 3.7%
Nissan 32,722 10.9% 35,310 12.5% -7.3% 243,908 12.0% 272,434 13.5% -10.5%
Mazda 13,972 4.6% 12,136 4.3% 15.1% 97,786 4.8% 109,235 5.4% -10.5%
Subaru 10,469 3.5% 10,162 3.6% 3.0% 66,587 3.3% 70,591 3.5% -5.7%
Suzuki 9,460 3.1% 11,191 4.0% -15.5% 78,818 3.9% 79,497 3.9% -0.9%
Isuzu 8,344 2.8% 6,263 2.2% 33.2% 49,887 2.5% 42,436 2.1% 17.6%
Hino 6,605 2.2% 5,240 1.9% 26.0% 41,951 2.1% 40,541 2.0% 3.5%
Lexus 5,144 1.7% 3,681 1.3% 39.7% 36,684 1.8% 36,593 1.8% 0.2%
Mitsubishi 3,771 1.3% 3,456 1.2% 9.1% 30,523 1.5% 29,329 1.5% 4.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,638 1.2% 3,229 1.1% 12.7% 24,156 1.2% 24,870 1.2% -2.9%
Daihatsu 2,941 1.0% 3,131 1.1% -6.1% 23,987 1.2% 18,763 0.9% 27.8%
UD Trucks 717 0.2% 672 0.2% 6.7% 5,706 0.3% 5,355 0.3% 6.6%
Others 22,465 7.5% 21,908 7.8% 2.5% 171,640 8.4% 173,991 8.6% -1.4%
Total 300,799 100.0% 281,876 100.0% 6.7% 2,036,147 100.0% 2,014,234 100.0% 1.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share  Jul. Share Jul. Share
Daihatsu 52,329 33.0% 51,014 32.0% 2.6% 376,459 32.0% 370,496 31.9% 1.6%
Suzuki 43,766 27.6% 49,269 30.9% -11.2% 352,448 30.0% 355,041 30.6% -0.7%
Honda 31,077 19.6% 30,144 18.9% 3.1% 231,031 19.6% 216,791 18.7% 6.6%
Nissan 18,352 11.6% 15,743 9.9% 16.6% 119,908 10.2% 114,616 9.9% 4.6%
Mitsubishi 4,285 2.7% 5,095 3.2% -15.9% 35,786 3.0% 35,649 3.1% 0.4%
Toyota 3,283 2.1% 2,853 1.8% 15.1% 22,282 1.9% 22,629 2.0% -1.5%
Mazda 3,096 2.0% 3,414 2.1% -9.3% 23,092 2.0% 26,216 2.3% -11.9%
Subaru 2,456 1.5% 2,116 1.3% 16.1% 15,668 1.3% 18,287 1.6% -14.3%
Others 13 0.0% 9 0.0% 44.4% 55 0.0% 52 0.0% 5.8%
Total 158,657 100.0% 159,657 100.0% -0.6% 1,176,729 100.0% 1,159,777 100.0% 1.5%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 128,544 49.8% 120,515 49.2% 6.7% 815,507 46.5% 778,932 44.6% 4.7%
Honda 34,951 13.5% 30,729 12.5% 13.7% 238,361 13.6% 229,824 13.2% 3.7%
Nissan 27,817 10.8% 29,555 12.1% -5.9% 203,962 11.6% 229,886 13.2% -11.3%
Mazda 12,704 4.9% 10,920 4.5% 16.3% 89,251 5.1% 100,723 5.8% -11.4%
Subaru 10,469 4.1% 10,162 4.1% 3.0% 66,587 3.8% 70,591 4.0% -5.7%
Suzuki 9,460 3.7% 11,191 4.6% -15.5% 78,818 4.5% 79,497 4.6% -0.9%
Lexus 5,144 2.0% 3,681 1.5% 39.7% 36,684 2.1% 36,593 2.1% 0.2%
Mitsubishi 3,746 1.5% 3,374 1.4% 11.0% 30,200 1.7% 28,714 1.6% 5.2%
Daihatsu 2,941 1.1% 3,131 1.3% -6.1% 23,987 1.4% 18,763 1.1% 27.8%
Others 22,374 8.7% 21,810 8.9% 2.6% 171,095 9.8% 173,374 9.9% -1.3%
Total 258,150 100.0% 245,068 100.0% 5.3% 1,754,452 100.0% 1,746,897 100.0% 0.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 62,580 44.5% 55,295 43.4% 13.2%
Honda 13,813 9.8% 12,032 9.4% 14.8%
Nissan 13,654 9.7% 14,139 11.1% -3.4%
Subaru 10,221 7.3% 9,926 7.8% 3.0%
Mazda 9,456 6.7% 7,507 5.9% 26.0%
Lexus 5,144 3.7% 3,681 2.9% 39.7%
Mitsubishi 2,985 2.1% 2,601 2.0% 14.8%
Suzuki 1,284 0.9% 1,567 1.2% -18.1%
Daihatsu 15 0.0% 18 0.0% -16.7%
Others 21,413 15.2% 20,644 16.2% 3.7%
Total 140,565 100.0% 127,410 100.0% 10.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 65,964 56.1% 65,220 55.4% 1.1%
Honda 21,138 18.0% 18,697 15.9% 13.1%
Nissan 14,163 12.0% 15,416 13.1% -8.1%
Suzuki 8,176 7.0% 9,624 8.2% -15.0%
Mazda 3,248 2.8% 3,413 2.9% -4.8%
Daihatsu 2,926 2.5% 3,113 2.6% -6.0%
Mitsubishi 761 0.6% 773 0.7% -1.6%
Subaru 248 0.2% 236 0.2% 5.1%
Others 961 0.8% 1,166 1.0% -17.6%
Total 117,585 100.0% 117,658 100.0% -0.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 16,502 39.8% 13,867 38.7% 19.0% 107,205 39.2% 98,801 38.1% 8.5%
Isuzu 8,222 19.8% 6,153 17.2% 33.6% 48,873 17.9% 41,413 16.0% 18.0%
Hino 6,344 15.3% 4,946 13.8% 28.3% 39,761 14.6% 38,263 14.8% 3.9%
Nissan 4,847 11.7% 5,686 15.9% -14.8% 39,408 14.4% 42,069 16.2% -6.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,499 8.4% 3,072 8.6% 13.9% 22,885 8.4% 23,444 9.0% -2.4%
Mazda 1,268 3.1% 1,216 3.4% 4.3% 8,535 3.1% 8,512 3.3% 0.3%
UD Trucks 717 1.7% 672 1.9% 6.7% 5,706 2.1% 5,355 2.1% 6.6%
Mitsubishi 25 0.1% 82 0.2% -69.5% 323 0.1% 615 0.2% -47.5%
Others 88 0.2% 96 0.3% -8.3% 497 0.2% 598 0.2% -16.9%
Total 41,512 100.0% 35,790 100.0% 16.0% 273,193 100.0% 259,070 100.0% 5.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Isuzu 6,459 38.0% 4,971 35.0% 29.9%
Hino 5,022 29.5% 4,000 28.2% 25.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,429 14.3% 2,203 15.5% 10.3%
Toyota 1,966 11.6% 1,853 13.0% 6.1%
UD Trucks 710 4.2% 668 4.7% 6.3%
Nissan 311 1.8% 352 2.5% -11.6%
Mazda 35 0.2% 66 0.5% -47.0%
Others 87 0.5% 96 0.7% -9.4%
Total 17,019 100.0% 14,209 100.0% 19.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share
Toyota 14,536 59.3% 12,014 55.7% 21.0%
Nissan 4,536 18.5% 5,334 24.7% -15.0%
Isuzu 1,763 7.2% 1,182 5.5% 49.2%
Hino 1,322 5.4% 946 4.4% 39.7%
Mazda 1,233 5.0% 1,150 5.3% 7.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,070 4.4% 869 4.0% 23.1%
Mitsubishi 25 0.1% 82 0.4% -69.5%
UD Trucks 7 0.0% 4 0.0% 75.0%
Others 1 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Total 24,493 100.0% 21,581 100.0% 13.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Toyota 554 48.7% 386 37.9% 43.5% 3,441 40.5% 3,042 36.8% 13.1%
Hino 261 23.0% 294 28.9% -11.2% 2,190 25.8% 2,278 27.6% -3.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 139 12.2% 157 15.4% -11.5% 1,271 14.9% 1,426 17.2% -10.9%
Isuzu 122 10.7% 110 10.8% 10.9% 1,014 11.9% 1,023 12.4% -0.9%
Nissan 58 5.1% 69 6.8% -15.9% 538 6.3% 479 5.8% 12.3%
Others 3 0.3% 2 0.2% 50.0% 48 0.6% 19 0.2% 152.6%
Total 1,137 100.0% 1,018 100.0% 11.7% 8,502 100.0% 8,267 100.0% 2.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jul. 2019 Jul. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2019
Jan.-Jul.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 24,049 19,668 22.3% 155,282 147,216 5.5%
2 Nissan DAYZ 14,801 11,703 26.5% 94,590 83,481 13.3%
3 Daihatsu Tanto 14,520 10,708 35.6% 96,348 82,517 16.8%
4 Daihatsu Hijet 14,086 12,719 10.7% 92,558 90,665 2.1%
5 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 12,688 11,843 7.1% 102,438 91,561 11.9%
6 Toyota Prius 11,814 8,583 37.6% 75,362 64,481 16.9%
7 Nissan Note 11,044 11,256 -1.9% 79,587 84,636 -6.0%
8 Toyota Sienta 10,739 6,864 56.5% 61,665 52,281 17.9%
9 Daihatsu Move 10,346 10,196 1.5% 79,179 84,305 -6.1%
10 Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 9,625 11,184 -13.9% 54,904 53,713 2.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Mercedes-Benz 5,160 19.2% 4,672 17.4% 10.4% 36,908 18.2% 37,175 17.8% -0.7%
VW 3,544 13.2% 3,682 13.7% -3.7% 27,632 13.6% 29,760 14.2% -7.2%
BMW 3,425 12.7% 3,752 14.0% -8.7% 26,885 13.2% 27,210 13.0% -1.2%
BMW MINI 1,805 6.7% 1,802 6.7% 0.2% 14,384 7.1% 14,574 7.0% -1.3%
Toyota 1,622 6.0% 2,151 8.0% -24.6% 12,762 6.3% 13,749 6.6% -7.2%
Audi 1,424 5.3% 1,503 5.6% -5.3% 12,738 6.3% 15,555 7.4% -18.1%
Volvo * 1,295 4.8% 1,308 4.9% -1.0% 10,570 5.2% 10,033 4.8% 5.4%
Honda 1,145 4.3% 1,288 4.8% -11.1% 6,763 3.3% 8,739 4.2% -22.6%
Jeep 1,080 4.0% 846 3.1% 27.7% 7,229 3.6% 6,486 3.1% 11.5%
Peugeot 1,024 3.8% 851 3.2% 20.3% 6,434 3.2% 6,082 2.9% 5.8%
Nissan 839 3.1% 929 3.5% -9.7% 6,743 3.3% 8,122 3.9% -17.0%
Porsche 597 2.2% 392 1.5% 52.3% 3,834 1.9% 3,945 1.9% -2.8%
Renault 584 2.2% 590 2.2% -1.0% 4,432 2.2% 4,293 2.1% 3.2%
Suzuki 405 1.5% 308 1.1% 31.5% 2,996 1.5% 3,122 1.5% -4.0%
Citroen 380 1.4% 328 1.2% 15.9% 2,216 1.1% 2,051 1.0% 8.0%
Fiat 356 1.3% 492 1.8% -27.6% 3,609 1.8% 3,545 1.7% 1.8%
Mitsubishi 324 1.2% 350 1.3% -7.4% 2,169 1.1% 2,010 1.0% 7.9%
Land Rover 258 1.0% 303 1.1% -14.9% 2,613 1.3% 2,310 1.1% 13.1%
Jaguar 199 0.7% 121 0.4% 64.5% 2,163 1.1% 1,719 0.8% 25.8%
ABARTH 176 0.7% 162 0.6% 8.6% 1,590 0.8% 1,413 0.7% 12.5%
Alfa Romeo 158 0.6% 227 0.8% -30.4% 1,456 0.7% 1,398 0.7% 4.1%
smart 129 0.5% 158 0.6% -18.4% 1,553 0.8% 1,300 0.6% 19.5%
DS 118 0.4% 88 0.3% 34.1% 448 0.2% 360 0.2% 24.4%
Mazda 115 0.4% - -% -% 132 0.1% - -% -%
Ferrari 96 0.4% 95 0.4% 1.1% 517 0.3% 487 0.2% 6.2%
Maserati 91 0.3% 96 0.4% -5.2% 718 0.4% 783 0.4% -8.3%
Lamborghini 82 0.3% 40 0.1% 105.0% 445 0.2% 359 0.2% 24.0%
Chevrolet 66 0.2% 75 0.3% -12.0% 379 0.2% 501 0.2% -24.4%
Ford 54 0.2% 43 0.2% 25.6% 295 0.1% 270 0.1% 9.3%
Cadillac 53 0.2% 35 0.1% 51.4% 289 0.1% 352 0.2% -17.9%
Bentley 50 0.2% 26 0.1% 92.3% 326 0.2% 152 0.1% 114.5%
Dodge 43 0.2% 36 0.1% 19.4% 241 0.1% 216 0.1% 11.6%
Volvo Truck 33 0.1% - -% -% 196 0.1% - -% -%
Scania 23 0.1% 17 0.1% 35.3% 153 0.1% 118 0.1% 29.7%
Aston Martin 21 0.1% 18 0.1% 16.7% 190 0.1% 153 0.1% 24.2%
Lotus 20 0.1% 20 0.1% 0.0% 119 0.1% 159 0.1% -25.2%
McLaren 18 0.1% 18 0.1% 0.0% 209 0.1% 134 0.1% 56.0%
Rolls Royce 15 0.1% 9 0.0% 66.7% 110 0.1% 116 0.1% -5.2%
Autobianchi 12 0.0% 7 0.0% 71.4% 36 0.0% 41 0.0% -12.2%
BMW Alpina 10 0.0% 25 0.1% -60.0% 117 0.1% 165 0.1% -29.1%
Chrysler 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 16 0.0% 29 0.0% -44.8%
Rover 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 25 0.0% 18 0.0% 38.9%
GMC 2 0.0% 5 0.0% -60.0% 20 0.0% 34 0.0% -41.2%
Morgan 1 0.0% - -% -% 15 0.0% 16 0.0% -6.3%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 7 0.0% 4 0.0% 75.0%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -% 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0%
Pontiac 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 3 0.0% 10 0.0% -70.0%
Hyundai - -% 2 0.0% -% 25 0.0% 11 0.0% 127.3%
Lancia - -% - -% -% 6 0.0% 9 0.0% -33.3%
Buick - -% - -% -% 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Mini - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Saturn - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 6 0.0% -%
Kia - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 21 0.1% 17 0.1% 23.5% 279 0.1% 310 0.1% -10.0%
Total 26,883 100.0% 26,895 100.0% 0.0% 203,008 100.0% 209,414 100.0% -3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, June 2019

1 Jul. 2019


Japanese new vehicle sales decline 0.7% y/y to 450,000 unit level in June
In the June 2019 sales figures announced by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicles Association, sales declined 0.7% to 450,397 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements above 660cc declined 0.9% to 290,225 units, and those for vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc declined 0.5% to 160,172 units.
Total sales for the period January to June increased 0.8% to 2,753,419 units


Sales of new vehicles

  Jun. 2019 Jun. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2019 Jan.-Jun. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 290,225 292,761 -0.9% 1,735,348 1,732,358 0.2%
Mini Vehicles 160,172 161,004 -0.5% 1,018,071 1,000,120 1.8%
Total 450,397 453,765 -0.7% 2,753,419 2,732,478 0.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 131,721 45.4% 126,252 43.1% 4.3% 780,553 45.0% 746,007 43.1% 4.6%
Honda 35,436 12.2% 33,137 11.3% 6.9% 203,410 11.7% 199,095 11.5% 2.2%
Nissan 32,711 11.3% 36,709 12.5% -10.9% 211,186 12.2% 237,124 13.7% -10.9%
Mazda 10,915 3.8% 15,425 5.3% -29.2% 83,814 4.8% 97,099 5.6% -13.7%
Subaru 9,745 3.4% 9,859 3.4% -1.2% 56,118 3.2% 60,429 3.5% -7.1%
Suzuki 9,450 3.3% 11,700 4.0% -19.2% 69,358 4.0% 68,306 3.9% 1.5%
Isuzu 7,300 2.5% 5,810 2.0% 25.6% 41,543 2.4% 36,173 2.1% 14.8%
Hino 6,212 2.1% 6,192 2.1% 0.3% 35,346 2.0% 35,301 2.0% 0.1%
Lexus 4,150 1.4% 3,776 1.3% 9.9% 31,540 1.8% 32,912 1.9% -4.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,023 1.4% 4,112 1.4% -2.2% 20,518 1.2% 21,641 1.2% -5.2%
Mitsubishi 3,857 1.3% 3,845 1.3% 0.3% 26,752 1.5% 25,873 1.5% 3.4%
Daihatsu 2,293 0.8% 3,025 1.0% -24.2% 21,046 1.2% 15,632 0.9% 34.6%
UD Trucks 1,151 0.4% 1,074 0.4% 7.2% 4,989 0.3% 4,683 0.3% 6.5%
Others 31,261 10.8% 31,845 10.9% -1.8% 149,175 8.6% 152,083 8.8% -1.9%
Total 290,225 100.0% 292,761 100.0% -0.9% 1,735,348 100.0% 1,732,358 100.0% 0.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Daihatsu 52,097 32.5% 50,537 31.4% 3.1% 324,130 31.8% 319,482 31.9% 1.5%
Suzuki 44,765 27.9% 51,667 32.1% -13.4% 308,682 30.3% 305,772 30.6% 1.0%
Honda 31,899 19.9% 29,487 18.3% 8.2% 199,954 19.6% 186,647 18.7% 7.1%
Nissan 18,837 11.8% 14,965 9.3% 25.9% 101,556 10.0% 98,873 9.9% 2.7%
Mitsubishi 4,524 2.8% 5,409 3.4% -16.4% 31,501 3.1% 30,554 3.1% 3.1%
Toyota 3,110 1.9% 3,148 2.0% -1.2% 18,999 1.9% 19,776 2.0% -3.9%
Mazda 2,788 1.7% 3,461 2.1% -19.4% 19,996 2.0% 22,802 2.3% -12.3%
Subaru 2,148 1.3% 2,325 1.4% -7.6% 13,212 1.3% 16,171 1.6% -18.3%
Others 4 0.0% 5 0.0% -20.0% 41 0.0% 43 0.0% -4.7%
Total 160,172 100.0% 161,004 100.0% -0.5% 1,018,071 100.0% 1,000,120 100.0% 1.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 114,951 46.3% 110,978 44.0% 3.6% 686,963 45.9% 658,417 43.8% 4.3%
Honda 35,436 14.3% 33,137 13.1% 6.9% 203,410 13.6% 199,095 13.3% 2.2%
Nissan 27,322 11.0% 30,471 12.1% -10.3% 176,145 11.8% 200,331 13.3% -12.1%
Subaru 9,745 3.9% 9,859 3.9% -1.2% 56,118 3.8% 60,429 4.0% -7.1%
Mazda 9,704 3.9% 14,041 5.6% -30.9% 76,547 5.1% 89,803 6.0% -14.8%
Suzuki 9,450 3.8% 11,700 4.6% -19.2% 69,358 4.6% 68,306 4.5% 1.5%
Lexus 4,150 1.7% 3,776 1.5% 9.9% 31,540 2.1% 32,912 2.2% -4.2%
Mitsubishi 3,829 1.5% 3,751 1.5% 2.1% 26,454 1.8% 25,340 1.7% 4.4%
Daihatsu 2,293 0.9% 3,025 1.2% -24.2% 21,046 1.4% 15,632 1.0% 34.6%
Others 31,176 12.6% 31,739 12.6% -1.8% 148,721 9.9% 151,564 10.1% -1.9%
Total 248,056 100.0% 252,477 100.0% -1.8% 1,496,302 100.0% 1,501,829 100.0% -0.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 57,507 41.3% 49,640 36.1% 15.8%
Honda 14,633 10.5% 14,308 10.4% 2.3%
Nissan 12,284 8.8% 14,788 10.8% -16.9%
Subaru 9,505 6.8% 9,595 7.0% -0.9%
Mazda 6,888 4.9% 10,330 7.5% -33.3%
Lexus 4,150 3.0% 3,776 2.7% 9.9%
Mitsubishi 3,178 2.3% 3,111 2.3% 2.2%
Suzuki 1,467 1.1% 1,916 1.4% -23.4%
Daihatsu 12 0.0% 18 0.0% -33.3%
Others 29,624 21.3% 29,874 21.7% -0.8%
Total 139,248 100.0% 137,356 100.0% 1.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 57,444 52.8% 61,338 53.3% -6.3%
Honda 20,803 19.1% 18,829 16.4% 10.5%
Nissan 15,038 13.8% 15,683 13.6% -4.1%
Suzuki 7,983 7.3% 9,784 8.5% -18.4%
Mazda 2,816 2.6% 3,711 3.2% -24.1%
Daihatsu 2,281 2.1% 3,007 2.6% -24.1%
Mitsubishi 651 0.6% 640 0.6% 1.7%
Subaru 240 0.2% 264 0.2% -9.1%
Others 1,552 1.4% 1,865 1.6% -16.8%
Total 108,808 100.0% 115,121 100.0% -5.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 16,218 39.5% 14,879 37.8% 9.0% 90,703 39.1% 84,934 38.0% 6.8%
Isuzu 7,223 17.6% 5,729 14.5% 26.1% 40,651 17.5% 35,260 15.8% 15.3%
Hino 6,010 14.6% 6,005 15.2% 0.1% 33,417 14.4% 33,317 14.9% 0.3%
Nissan 5,336 13.0% 6,185 15.7% -13.7% 34,561 14.9% 36,383 16.3% -5.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,855 9.4% 3,953 10.0% -2.5% 19,386 8.4% 20,372 9.1% -4.8%
Mazda 1,211 2.9% 1,384 3.5% -12.5% 7,267 3.1% 7,296 3.3% -0.4%
UD Trucks 1,151 2.8% 1,074 2.7% 7.2% 4,989 2.2% 4,683 2.1% 6.5%
Mitsubishi 28 0.1% 94 0.2% -70.2% 298 0.1% 533 0.2% -44.1%
Others 78 0.2% 104 0.3% -25.0% 409 0.2% 502 0.2% -18.5%
Total 41,110 100.0% 39,407 100.0% 4.3% 231,681 100.0% 223,280 100.0% 3.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Isuzu 5,740 33.7% 4,610 29.4% 24.5%
Hino 4,958 29.1% 4,900 31.3% 1.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,739 16.1% 2,638 16.8% 3.8%
Toyota 2,067 12.1% 1,871 11.9% 10.5%
UD Trucks 1,145 6.7% 1,063 6.8% 7.7%
Nissan 271 1.6% 408 2.6% -33.6%
Mazda 54 0.3% 70 0.4% -22.9%
Others 78 0.5% 104 0.7% -25.0%
Total 17,052 100.0% 15,664 100.0% 8.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share
Toyota 14,151 58.8% 13,008 54.8% 8.8%
Nissan 5,065 21.1% 5,777 24.3% -12.3%
Isuzu 1,483 6.2% 1,119 4.7% 32.5%
Mazda 1,157 4.8% 1,314 5.5% -11.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,116 4.6% 1,315 5.5% -15.1%
Hino 1,052 4.4% 1,105 4.7% -4.8%
Mitsubishi 28 0.1% 94 0.4% -70.2%
UD Trucks 6 0.0% 11 0.0% -45.5%
Total 24,058 100.0% 23,743 100.0% 1.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Toyota 552 52.1% 395 45.0% 39.7% 2,887 39.2% 2,656 36.6% 8.7%
Hino 202 19.1% 187 21.3% 8.0% 1,929 26.2% 1,984 27.4% -2.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 168 15.9% 159 18.1% 5.7% 1,132 15.4% 1,269 17.5% -10.8%
Isuzu 77 7.3% 81 9.2% -4.9% 892 12.1% 913 12.6% -2.3%
Nissan 53 5.0% 53 6.0% 0.0% 480 6.5% 410 5.7% 17.1%
Others 7 0.7% 2 0.2% 250.0% 45 0.6% 17 0.2% 164.7%
Total 1,059 100.0% 877 100.0% 20.8% 7,365 100.0% 7,249 100.0% 1.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jun. 2019 Jun. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2019
Jan.-Jun.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 23,605 20,682 14.1% 131,233 127,548 2.9%
2 Daihatsu Hijet 14,755 13,620 8.3% 78,472 77,946 0.7%
3 Nissan DAYZ 14,462 10,260 41.0% 79,789 71,778 11.2%
4 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 12,807 13,450 -4.8% 89,750 79,718 12.6%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 12,396 11,147 11.2% 81,828 71,809 14.0%
6 Nissan Note 12,075 11,321 6.7% 68,543 73,380 -6.6%
7 Toyota Prius 10,956 8,663 26.5% 63,548 55,898 13.7%
8 Daihatsu Move 10,738 10,464 2.6% 68,833 74,109 -7.1%
9 Honda Fit (Jazz) 8,671 7,805 11.1% 45,089 47,962 -6.0%
10 Toyota Corolla 8,437 8,053 4.8% 47,836 39,607 20.8%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Mercedes-Benz 6,183 17.3% 6,127 16.6% 0.9% 31,748 18.0% 32,503 17.8% -2.3%
BMW 5,097 14.3% 5,387 14.6% -5.4% 23,460 13.3% 23,458 12.9% 0.0%
VW 4,790 13.4% 5,336 14.5% -10.2% 24,088 13.7% 26,078 14.3% -7.6%
BMW MINI 2,722 7.6% 2,571 7.0% 5.9% 12,579 7.1% 12,772 7.0% -1.5%
Audi 2,450 6.9% 3,154 8.5% -22.3% 11,314 6.4% 14,052 7.7% -19.5%
Volvo * 1,950 5.5% 1,953 5.3% -0.2% 9,275 5.3% 8,725 4.8% 6.3%
Jeep 1,803 5.1% 1,263 3.4% 42.8% 6,149 3.5% 5,640 3.1% 9.0%
Toyota 1,754 4.9% 2,150 5.8% -18.4% 11,140 6.3% 11,598 6.4% -3.9%
Honda 1,216 3.4% 1,315 3.6% -7.5% 5,618 3.2% 7,451 4.1% -24.6%
Peugeot 1,120 3.1% 1,031 2.8% 8.6% 5,410 3.1% 5,231 2.9% 3.4%
Porsche 813 2.3% 773 2.1% 5.2% 3,237 1.8% 3,553 1.9% -8.9%
Nissan 760 2.1% 1,054 2.9% -27.9% 5,904 3.4% 7,193 3.9% -17.9%
Fiat 658 1.8% 699 1.9% -5.9% 3,253 1.8% 3,053 1.7% 6.6%
Renault 622 1.7% 663 1.8% -6.2% 3,848 2.2% 3,703 2.0% 3.9%
Land Rover 530 1.5% 332 0.9% 59.6% 2,355 1.3% 2,007 1.1% 17.3%
Suzuki 514 1.4% 385 1.0% 33.5% 2,591 1.5% 2,814 1.5% -7.9%
Citroen 411 1.2% 375 1.0% 9.6% 1,836 1.0% 1,723 0.9% 6.6%
Jaguar 363 1.0% 424 1.1% -14.4% 1,964 1.1% 1,598 0.9% 22.9%
ABARTH 322 0.9% 257 0.7% 25.3% 1,414 0.8% 1,251 0.7% 13.0%
Alfa Romeo 258 0.7% 259 0.7% -0.4% 1,298 0.7% 1,171 0.6% 10.8%
Mitsubishi 216 0.6% 197 0.5% 9.6% 1,845 1.0% 1,660 0.9% 11.1%
smart 171 0.5% 319 0.9% -46.4% 1,424 0.8% 1,142 0.6% 24.7%
Maserati 163 0.5% 187 0.5% -12.8% 627 0.4% 687 0.4% -8.7%
Ferrari 115 0.3% 61 0.2% 88.5% 421 0.2% 392 0.2% 7.4%
DS 71 0.2% 55 0.1% 29.1% 330 0.2% 272 0.1% 21.3%
Lamborghini 66 0.2% 57 0.2% 15.8% 363 0.2% 319 0.2% 13.8%
Chevrolet 55 0.2% 84 0.2% -34.5% 313 0.2% 426 0.2% -26.5%
Bentley 53 0.1% 24 0.1% 120.8% 276 0.2% 126 0.1% 119.0%
Dodge 51 0.1% 49 0.1% 4.1% 198 0.1% 180 0.1% 10.0%
Ford 50 0.1% 47 0.1% 6.4% 241 0.1% 227 0.1% 6.2%
Cadillac 42 0.1% 55 0.1% -23.6% 236 0.1% 317 0.2% -25.6%
McLaren 35 0.1% 21 0.1% 66.7% 191 0.1% 116 0.1% 64.7%
Volvo Truck 33 0.1% - -% -% 163 0.1% - -% -%
BMW Alpina 27 0.1% 24 0.1% 12.5% 107 0.1% 140 0.1% -23.6%
Aston Martin 26 0.1% 27 0.1% -3.7% 169 0.1% 135 0.1% 25.2%
Scania 22 0.1% 29 0.1% -24.1% 130 0.1% 101 0.1% 28.7%
Rolls Royce 19 0.1% 16 0.0% 18.8% 95 0.1% 107 0.1% -11.2%
Lotus 11 0.0% 18 0.0% -38.9% 99 0.1% 139 0.1% -28.8%
Hyundai 9 0.0% - -% -% 25 0.0% 9 0.0% 177.8%
Rover 7 0.0% 2 0.0% 250.0% 22 0.0% 15 0.0% 46.7%
GMC 5 0.0% 9 0.0% -44.4% 18 0.0% 29 0.0% -37.9%
Autobianchi 4 0.0% 5 0.0% -20.0% 24 0.0% 34 0.0% -29.4%
Morgan 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 14 0.0% 16 0.0% -12.5%
Lancia 1 0.0% - -% -% 6 0.0% 9 0.0% -33.3%
Buick 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Mini 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Mazda - -% - -% -% 17 0.0% - -% -%
Chrysler - -% 2 0.0% -% 12 0.0% 27 0.0% -55.6%
MG - -% 1 0.0% -% 6 0.0% 4 0.0% 50.0%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 150.0%
Pontiac - -% 3 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 8 0.0% -75.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Bugatti - -% 2 0.0% -% - -% 6 0.0% -%
Kia - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 83 0.2% 82 0.2% 1.2% 258 0.1% 293 0.2% -11.9%
Total 35,676 100.0% 36,889 100.0% -3.3% 176,125 100.0% 182,519 100.0% -3.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, May 2019

3 Jun. 2019


Japanese new vehicle sales in May increase 6.5% y/y to 396K units
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in May 2019 increased 6.5% to 396,120 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc increased 4.8% to 247,338 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc increased 9.5% to 148,782 units.
Sales from January to May grew 1.1% year-on-year to 2,303,022 units.

Sales of new vehicles

  May 2019 May 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2019 Jan.-May 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 247,338 236,023 4.8% 1,445,123 1,439,597 0.4%
Mini Vehicles 148,782 135,841 9.5% 857,899 839,116 2.2%
Total 396,120 371,864 6.5% 2,303,022 2,278,713 1.1%

Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 117,892 47.7% 103,611 43.9% 13.8% 648,832 44.9% 619,755 43.1% 4.7%
Honda 28,905 11.7% 25,828 10.9% 11.9% 167,974 11.6% 165,958 11.5% 1.2%
Nissan 25,400 10.3% 29,740 12.6% -14.6% 178,475 12.4% 200,415 13.9% -10.9%
Mazda 11,038 4.5% 12,902 5.5% -14.4% 72,899 5.0% 81,674 5.7% -10.7%
Suzuki 9,874 4.0% 10,292 4.4% -4.1% 59,908 4.1% 56,606 3.9% 5.8%
Subaru 7,129 2.9% 6,537 2.8% 9.1% 46,373 3.2% 50,570 3.5% -8.3%
Isuzu 5,616 2.3% 4,867 2.1% 15.4% 34,243 2.4% 30,363 2.1% 12.8%
Hino 4,473 1.8% 4,869 2.1% -8.1% 29,134 2.0% 29,109 2.0% 0.1%
Lexus 4,085 1.7% 4,116 1.7% -0.8% 27,390 1.9% 29,136 2.0% -6.0%
Mitsubishi 3,624 1.5% 2,975 1.3% 21.8% 22,895 1.6% 22,028 1.5% 3.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,027 1.2% 3,068 1.3% -1.3% 16,495 1.1% 17,529 1.2% -5.9%
Daihatsu 2,138 0.9% 2,371 1.0% -9.8% 18,753 1.3% 12,607 0.9% 48.8%
UD Trucks 774 0.3% 697 0.3% 11.0% 3,838 0.3% 3,609 0.3% 6.3%
Others 23,363 9.4% 24,150 10.2% -3.3% 117,914 8.2% 120,238 8.4% -1.9%
Total 247,338 100.0% 236,023 100.0% 4.8% 1,445,123 100.0% 1,439,597 100.0% 0.4%

Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Daihatsu 46,044 30.9% 42,305 31.1% 8.8% 272,033 31.7% 268,945 32.1% 1.1%
Suzuki 44,454 29.9% 43,797 32.2% 1.5% 263,917 30.8% 254,105 30.3% 3.9%
Honda 30,748 20.7% 25,810 19.0% 19.1% 168,055 19.6% 157,160 18.7% 6.9%
Nissan 14,974 10.1% 11,852 8.7% 26.3% 82,719 9.6% 83,908 10.0% -1.4%
Mitsubishi 4,323 2.9% 3,526 2.6% 22.6% 26,977 3.1% 25,145 3.0% 7.3%
Toyota 3,273 2.2% 3,241 2.4% 1.0% 15,889 1.9% 16,628 2.0% -4.4%
Mazda 3,093 2.1% 3,298 2.4% -6.2% 17,208 2.0% 19,341 2.3% -11.0%
Subaru 1,869 1.3% 2,005 1.5% -6.8% 11,064 1.3% 13,846 1.7% -20.1%
Others 4 0.0% 7 0.0% -42.9% 37 0.0% 38 0.0% -2.6%
Total 148,782 100.0% 135,841 100.0% 9.5% 857,899 100.0% 839,116 100.0% 2.2%

Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 103,192 48.5% 89,823 44.5% 14.9% 572,012 45.8% 547,439 43.8% 4.5%
Honda 28,905 13.6% 25,828 12.8% 11.9% 167,974 13.5% 165,958 13.3% 1.2%
Nissan 20,523 9.7% 24,336 12.0% -15.7% 148,823 11.9% 169,860 13.6% -12.4%
Mazda 9,901 4.7% 11,764 5.8% -15.8% 66,843 5.4% 75,762 6.1% -11.8%
Suzuki 9,874 4.6% 10,292 5.1% -4.1% 59,908 4.8% 56,606 4.5% 5.8%
Subaru 7,129 3.4% 6,537 3.2% 9.1% 46,373 3.7% 50,570 4.0% -8.3%
Lexus 4,085 1.9% 4,116 2.0% -0.8% 27,390 2.2% 29,136 2.3% -6.0%
Mitsubishi 3,594 1.7% 2,900 1.4% 23.9% 22,625 1.8% 21,589 1.7% 4.8%
Daihatsu 2,138 1.0% 2,371 1.2% -9.8% 18,753 1.5% 12,607 1.0% 48.8%
Others 23,295 11.0% 24,064 11.9% -3.2% 117,545 9.4% 119,825 9.6% -1.9%
Total 212,636 100.0% 202,031 100.0% 5.2% 1,248,246 100.0% 1,249,352 100.0% -0.1%



Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 52,233 43.8% 39,547 36.5% 32.1%
Honda 12,365 10.4% 10,636 9.8% 16.3%
Nissan 10,128 8.5% 12,503 11.5% -19.0%
Mazda 7,173 6.0% 8,245 7.6% -13.0%
Subaru 6,904 5.8% 6,321 5.8% 9.2%
Lexus 4,085 3.4% 4,116 3.8% -0.8%
Mitsubishi 2,796 2.3% 2,266 2.1% 23.4%
Suzuki 1,521 1.3% 1,968 1.8% -22.7%
Daihatsu 14 0.0% 16 0.0% -12.5%
Others 21,997 18.5% 22,652 20.9% -2.9%
Total 119,216 100.0% 108,270 100.0% 10.1%



Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 50,959 54.5% 50,276 53.6% 1.4%
Honda 16,540 17.7% 15,192 16.2% 8.9%
Nissan 10,395 11.1% 11,833 12.6% -12.2%
Suzuki 8,353 8.9% 8,324 8.9% 0.3%
Mazda 2,728 2.9% 3,519 3.8% -22.5%
Daihatsu 2,124 2.3% 2,355 2.5% -9.8%
Mitsubishi 798 0.9% 634 0.7% 25.9%
Subaru 225 0.2% 216 0.2% 4.2%
Others 1,298 1.4% 1,412 1.5% -8.1%
Total 93,420 100.0% 93,761 100.0% -0.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 14,279 42.2% 13,443 40.5% 6.2% 74,485 39.1% 70,055 38.1% 6.3%
Isuzu 5,557 16.4% 4,800 14.5% 15.8% 33,428 17.5% 29,531 16.1% 13.2%
Nissan 4,835 14.3% 5,371 16.2% -10.0% 29,225 15.3% 30,198 16.4% -3.2%
Hino 4,289 12.7% 4,648 14.0% -7.7% 27,407 14.4% 27,312 14.9% 0.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,901 8.6% 2,944 8.9% -1.5% 15,531 8.1% 16,419 8.9% -5.4%
Mazda 1,137 3.4% 1,138 3.4% -0.1% 6,056 3.2% 5,912 3.2% 2.4%
UD Trucks 774 2.3% 697 2.1% 11.0% 3,838 2.0% 3,609 2.0% 6.3%
Mitsubishi 30 0.1% 75 0.2% -60.0% 270 0.1% 439 0.2% -38.5%
Others 63 0.2% 85 0.3% -25.9% 331 0.2% 398 0.2% -16.8%
Total 33,865 100.0% 33,201 100.0% 2.0% 190,571 100.0% 183,873 100.0% 3.6%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Isuzu 4,339 32.9% 3,886 30.4% 11.7%
Hino 3,658 27.8% 3,769 29.5% -2.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,104 16.0% 2,174 17.0% -3.2%
Toyota 1,931 14.7% 1,706 13.3% 13.2%
UD Trucks 770 5.8% 694 5.4% 11.0%
Nissan 254 1.9% 422 3.3% -39.8%
Mazda 57 0.4% 54 0.4% 5.6%
Others 63 0.5% 85 0.7% -25.9%
Total 13,176 100.0% 12,790 100.0% 3.0%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share
Toyota 12,348 59.7% 11,737 57.5% 5.2%
Nissan 4,581 22.1% 4,949 24.2% -7.4%
Isuzu 1,218 5.9% 914 4.5% 33.3%
Mazda 1,080 5.2% 1,084 5.3% -0.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 797 3.9% 770 3.8% 3.5%
Hino 631 3.0% 879 4.3% -28.2%
Mitsubishi 30 0.1% 75 0.4% -60.0%
UD Trucks 4 0.0% 3 0.0% 33.3%
Total 20,689 100.0% 20,411 100.0% 1.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses

Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Toyota 421 50.3% 345 43.6% 22.0% 2,335 37.0% 2,261 35.5% 3.3%
Hino 184 22.0% 221 27.9% -16.7% 1,727 27.4% 1,797 28.2% -3.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 126 15.1% 124 15.7% 1.6% 964 15.3% 1,110 17.4% -13.2%
Isuzu 59 7.0% 67 8.5% -11.9% 815 12.9% 832 13.1% -2.0%
Nissan 42 5.0% 33 4.2% 27.3% 427 6.8% 357 5.6% 19.6%
Others 5 0.6% 1 0.1% 400.0% 38 0.6% 15 0.2% 153.3%
Total 837 100.0% 791 100.0% 5.8% 6,306 100.0% 6,372 100.0% -1.0%

Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models

- Maker/Brand Model May 2019 May 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2019
Jan.-May
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 22,231 18,817 18.1% 107,628 106,866 0.7%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 13,391 11,298 18.5% 76,943 66,268 16.1%
3 Daihatsu Hijet 12,507 10,451 19.7% 63,717 64,326 -0.9%
4 Nissan DAYZ 11,883 8,543 39.1% 65,327 61,518 6.2%
5 Daihatsu Tanto 10,993 9,575 14.8% 69,432 60,662 14.5%
6 Toyota Prius 10,038 7,840 28.0% 52,592 47,235 11.3%
7 Daihatsu Move 9,345 9,550 -2.1% 58,095 63,645 -8.7%
8 Nissan Note 8,058 8,654 -6.9% 56,468 62,059 -9.0%
9 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 7,958 7,151 11.3% 47,210 41,721 13.2%
10 Toyota ROOMY 7,728 7,099 8.9% 37,206 36,745 1.3%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,540 16.9% 4,771 16.7% -4.8% 25,565 18.2% 26,376 18.1% -3.1%
VW 3,769 14.0% 4,667 16.3% -19.2% 19,298 13.7% 20,742 14.2% -7.0%
BMW 3,704 13.7% 3,724 13.0% -0.5% 18,363 13.1% 18,071 12.4% 1.6%
BMW MINI 2,099 7.8% 2,141 7.5% -2.0% 9,857 7.0% 10,201 7.0% -3.4%
Audi 1,975 7.3% 2,190 7.6% -9.8% 8,864 6.3% 10,898 7.5% -18.7%
Volvo * 1,506 5.6% 1,518 5.3% -0.8% 7,325 5.2% 6,772 4.7% 8.2%
Toyota 1,447 5.4% 1,895 6.6% -23.6% 9,386 6.7% 9,448 6.5% -0.7%
Jeep 1,140 4.2% 900 3.1% 26.7% 4,346 3.1% 4,377 3.0% -0.7%
Honda 785 2.9% 1,137 4.0% -31.0% 4,402 3.1% 6,136 4.2% -28.3%
Peugeot 738 2.7% 725 2.5% 1.8% 4,290 3.1% 4,200 2.9% 2.1%
Porsche 614 2.3% 410 1.4% 49.8% 2,424 1.7% 2,780 1.9% -12.8%
Nissan 576 2.1% 857 3.0% -32.8% 5,144 3.7% 6,139 4.2% -16.2%
Fiat 539 2.0% 478 1.7% 12.8% 2,595 1.8% 2,354 1.6% 10.2%
Renault 493 1.8% 434 1.5% 13.6% 3,226 2.3% 3,040 2.1% 6.1%
Suzuki 456 1.7% 451 1.6% 1.1% 2,077 1.5% 2,429 1.7% -14.5%
Citroen 410 1.5% 215 0.8% 90.7% 1,425 1.0% 1,348 0.9% 5.7%
Mitsubishi 317 1.2% 180 0.6% 76.1% 1,629 1.2% 1,463 1.0% 11.3%
Land Rover 237 0.9% 267 0.9% -11.2% 1,825 1.3% 1,675 1.2% 9.0%
ABARTH 223 0.8% 237 0.8% -5.9% 1,092 0.8% 994 0.7% 9.9%
smart 218 0.8% 379 1.3% -42.5% 1,253 0.9% 823 0.6% 52.2%
Alfa Romeo 195 0.7% 157 0.5% 24.2% 1,040 0.7% 912 0.6% 14.0%
Jaguar 188 0.7% 270 0.9% -30.4% 1,601 1.1% 1,174 0.8% 36.4%
Maserati 95 0.4% 96 0.3% -1.0% 464 0.3% 500 0.3% -7.2%
DS 84 0.3% 38 0.1% 121.1% 259 0.2% 217 0.1% 19.4%
Lamborghini 82 0.3% 38 0.1% 115.8% 297 0.2% 262 0.2% 13.4%
Ferrari 54 0.2% 80 0.3% -32.5% 306 0.2% 331 0.2% -7.6%
Bentley 49 0.2% 21 0.1% 133.3% 223 0.2% 102 0.1% 118.6%
McLaren 45 0.2% 17 0.1% 164.7% 156 0.1% 95 0.1% 64.2%
Chevrolet 44 0.2% 74 0.3% -40.5% 258 0.2% 342 0.2% -24.6%
Cadillac 42 0.2% 36 0.1% 16.7% 194 0.1% 262 0.2% -26.0%
Dodge 37 0.1% 43 0.2% -14.0% 147 0.1% 131 0.1% 12.2%
Ford 36 0.1% 31 0.1% 16.1% 191 0.1% 180 0.1% 6.1%
Volvo Truck 31 0.1% - -% -% 130 0.1% - -% -%
Aston Martin 29 0.1% 15 0.1% 93.3% 143 0.1% 108 0.1% 32.4%
BMW Alpina 20 0.1% 24 0.1% -16.7% 80 0.1% 116 0.1% -31.0%
Rolls Royce 17 0.1% 21 0.1% -19.0% 76 0.1% 91 0.1% -16.5%
Mazda 17 0.1% - -% -% 17 0.0% - -% -%
Scania 16 0.1% 13 0.0% 23.1% 108 0.1% 72 0.0% 50.0%
Lotus 15 0.1% 21 0.1% -28.6% 88 0.1% 121 0.1% -27.3%
Hyundai 6 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0% 16 0.0% 9 0.0% 77.8%
Autobianchi 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 20 0.0% 29 0.0% -31.0%
MG 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 6 0.0% 3 0.0% 100.0%
Lancia 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3% 5 0.0% 9 0.0% -44.4%
Rover 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 15 0.0% 13 0.0% 15.4%
GMC 1 0.0% 5 0.0% -80.0% 13 0.0% 20 0.0% -35.0%
Chrysler 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7% 12 0.0% 25 0.0% -52.0%
Morgan 1 0.0% 5 0.0% -80.0% 11 0.0% 13 0.0% -15.4%
Hummer 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Unimog - -% 1 0.0% -% 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 150.0%
Buick - -% - -% -% 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0%
Pontiac - -% 2 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 5 0.0% -60.0%
Kia - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 4 0.0% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 37 0.1% 24 0.1% 54.2% 175 0.1% 211 0.1% -17.1%
Total 26,939 100.0% 28,628 100.0% -5.9% 140,449 100.0% 145,630 100.0% -3.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, April 2019

7 May 2019

New vehicle sales in Japan for April up 3.4% y/y to 379K units
Figures released by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association for April 2019 showed a y/y increase of 3.4% to 378,687 units. Vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc experienced a sales increase of 2.5% to 230,954, and sales for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc increased 4.9% to 147,733 units.
Total sales from Jan-April were 1,906,902 units, the same level as the previous year for the same period.

Sales of new vehicles

  Apr. 2019 Apr. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2019 Jan.-Apr. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 230,954 225,390 2.5% 1,197,785 1,203,574 -0.5%
Mini Vehicles 147,733 140,766 4.9% 709,117 703,275 0.8%
Total 378,687 366,156 3.4% 1,906,902 1,906,849 0.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 114,410 49.5% 106,428 47.2% 7.5% 530,940 44.3% 516,144 42.9% 2.9%
Honda 26,038 11.3% 25,340 11.2% 2.8% 139,069 11.6% 140,130 11.6% -0.8%
Nissan 22,578 9.8% 25,903 11.5% -12.8% 153,075 12.8% 170,675 14.2% -10.3%
Suzuki 11,438 5.0% 11,428 5.1% 0.1% 50,034 4.2% 46,314 3.8% 8.0%
Mazda 8,380 3.6% 10,613 4.7% -21.0% 61,861 5.2% 68,772 5.7% -10.0%
Subaru 8,151 3.5% 7,110 3.2% 14.6% 39,244 3.3% 44,033 3.7% -10.9%
Isuzu 5,126 2.2% 4,113 1.8% 24.6% 28,627 2.4% 25,496 2.1% 12.3%
Lexus 4,175 1.8% 4,632 2.1% -9.9% 23,305 1.9% 25,020 2.1% -6.9%
Hino 4,041 1.7% 4,319 1.9% -6.4% 24,661 2.1% 24,240 2.0% 1.7%
Mitsubishi 2,810 1.2% 2,346 1.0% 19.8% 19,271 1.6% 19,053 1.6% 1.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,745 1.2% 2,817 1.2% -2.6% 13,468 1.1% 14,461 1.2% -6.9%
Daihatsu 2,662 1.2% 2,240 1.0% 18.8% 16,615 1.4% 10,236 0.9% 62.3%
UD Trucks 698 0.3% 662 0.3% 5.4% 3,064 0.3% 2,912 0.2% 5.2%
Others 17,702 7.7% 17,439 7.7% 1.5% 94,551 7.9% 96,088 8.0% -1.6%
Total 230,954 100.0% 225,390 100.0% 2.5% 1,197,785 100.0% 1,203,574 100.0% -0.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Daihatsu 47,272 32.0% 46,578 33.1% 1.5% 225,989 31.9% 226,640 32.2% -0.3%
Suzuki 46,954 31.8% 44,601 31.7% 5.3% 219,463 30.9% 210,308 29.9% 4.4%
Honda 29,843 20.2% 27,148 19.3% 9.9% 137,307 19.4% 131,350 18.7% 4.5%
Nissan 11,944 8.1% 10,645 7.6% 12.2% 67,745 9.6% 72,056 10.2% -6.0%
Mitsubishi 3,611 2.4% 2,725 1.9% 32.5% 22,654 3.2% 21,619 3.1% 4.8%
Toyota 3,452 2.3% 3,900 2.8% -11.5% 12,616 1.8% 13,387 1.9% -5.8%
Mazda 2,839 1.9% 3,262 2.3% -13.0% 14,115 2.0% 16,043 2.3% -12.0%
Subaru 1,806 1.2% 1,897 1.3% -4.8% 9,195 1.3% 11,841 1.7% -22.3%
Others 12 0.0% 10 0.0% 20.0% 33 0.0% 31 0.0% 6.5%
Total 147,733 100.0% 140,766 100.0% 4.9% 709,117 100.0% 703,275 100.0% 0.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 100,866 50.5% 93,262 48.2% 8.2% 468,820 45.3% 457,616 43.7% 2.4%
Honda 26,038 13.0% 25,340 13.1% 2.8% 139,069 13.4% 140,130 13.4% -0.8%
Nissan 18,453 9.2% 20,400 10.5% -9.5% 128,300 12.4% 145,524 13.9% -11.8%
Suzuki 11,438 5.7% 11,428 5.9% 0.1% 50,034 4.8% 46,314 4.4% 8.0%
Subaru 8,151 4.1% 7,110 3.7% 14.6% 39,244 3.8% 44,033 4.2% -10.9%
Mazda 7,401 3.7% 9,564 4.9% -22.6% 56,942 5.5% 63,998 6.1% -11.0%
Lexus 4,175 2.1% 4,632 2.4% -9.9% 23,305 2.3% 25,020 2.4% -6.9%
Mitsubishi 2,783 1.4% 2,254 1.2% 23.5% 19,031 1.8% 18,689 1.8% 1.8%
Daihatsu 2,662 1.3% 2,240 1.2% 18.8% 16,615 1.6% 10,236 1.0% 62.3%
Others 17,620 8.8% 17,355 9.0% 1.5% 94,250 9.1% 95,761 9.1% -1.6%
Total 199,587 100.0% 193,585 100.0% 3.1% 1,035,610 100.0% 1,047,321 100.0% -1.1%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 49,808 46.5% 38,894 40.2% 28.1%
Honda 11,599 10.8% 9,805 10.1% 18.3%
Nissan 8,407 7.8% 9,615 9.9% -12.6%
Subaru 7,977 7.4% 6,844 7.1% 16.6%
Mazda 5,064 4.7% 6,789 7.0% -25.4%
Lexus 4,175 3.9% 4,632 4.8% -9.9%
Mitsubishi 2,060 1.9% 1,793 1.9% 14.9%
Suzuki 1,498 1.4% 1,956 2.0% -23.4%
Daihatsu 10 0.0% 12 0.0% -16.7%
Others 16,582 15.5% 16,308 16.9% 1.7%
Total 107,180 100.0% 96,648 100.0% 10.9%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 51,058 55.3% 54,368 56.1% -6.1%
Honda 14,439 15.6% 15,535 16.0% -7.1%
Nissan 10,046 10.9% 10,785 11.1% -6.9%
Suzuki 9,940 10.8% 9,472 9.8% 4.9%
Daihatsu 2,652 2.9% 2,228 2.3% 19.0%
Mazda 2,337 2.5% 2,775 2.9% -15.8%
Mitsubishi 723 0.8% 461 0.5% 56.8%
Subaru 174 0.2% 266 0.3% -34.6%
Others 1,038 1.1% 1,047 1.1% -0.9%
Total 92,407 100.0% 96,937 100.0% -4.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 13,100 43.1% 12,700 41.3% 3.1% 60,206 38.4% 56,612 37.6% 6.3%
Isuzu 5,051 16.6% 4,035 13.1% 25.2% 27,871 17.8% 24,731 16.4% 12.7%
Nissan 4,077 13.4% 5,462 17.8% -25.4% 24,390 15.6% 24,827 16.5% -1.8%
Hino 3,795 12.5% 4,027 13.1% -5.8% 23,118 14.8% 22,664 15.0% 2.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,574 8.5% 2,661 8.6% -3.3% 12,630 8.1% 13,475 8.9% -6.3%
Mazda 979 3.2% 1,049 3.4% -6.7% 4,919 3.1% 4,774 3.2% 3.0%
UD Trucks 698 2.3% 662 2.2% 5.4% 3,064 2.0% 2,912 1.9% 5.2%
Mitsubishi 27 0.1% 92 0.3% -70.7% 240 0.2% 364 0.2% -34.1%
Others 80 0.3% 82 0.3% -2.4% 268 0.2% 313 0.2% -14.4%
Total 30,381 100.0% 30,770 100.0% -1.3% 156,706 100.0% 150,672 100.0% 4.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Isuzu 3,800 32.0% 3,297 29.0% 15.3%
Hino 3,261 27.5% 3,242 28.5% 0.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,897 16.0% 1,907 16.8% -0.5%
Toyota 1,842 15.5% 1,775 15.6% 3.8%
UD Trucks 695 5.9% 659 5.8% 5.5%
Nissan 246 2.1% 376 3.3% -34.6%
Mazda 55 0.5% 31 0.3% 77.4%
Others 80 0.7% 82 0.7% -2.4%
Total 11,876 100.0% 11,369 100.0% 4.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share
Toyota 11,258 60.8% 10,925 56.3% 3.0%
Nissan 3,831 20.7% 5,086 26.2% -24.7%
Isuzu 1,251 6.8% 738 3.8% 69.5%
Mazda 924 5.0% 1,018 5.2% -9.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 677 3.7% 754 3.9% -10.2%
Hino 534 2.9% 785 4.0% -32.0%
Mitsubishi 27 0.1% 92 0.5% -70.7%
UD Trucks 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0%
Total 18,505 100.0% 19,401 100.0% -4.6%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Toyota 444 45.0% 466 45.0% -4.7% 1,914 35.0% 1,916 34.3% -0.1%
Hino 246 24.9% 292 28.2% -15.8% 1,543 28.2% 1,576 28.2% -2.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 171 17.3% 156 15.1% 9.6% 838 15.3% 986 17.7% -15.0%
Isuzu 75 7.6% 78 7.5% -3.8% 756 13.8% 765 13.7% -1.2%
Nissan 48 4.9% 41 4.0% 17.1% 385 7.0% 324 5.8% 18.8%
Others 2 0.2% 2 0.2% 0.0% 33 0.6% 14 0.3% 135.7%
Total 986 100.0% 1,035 100.0% -4.7% 5,469 100.0% 5,581 100.0% -2.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Apr. 2019 Apr. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2019
Jan.-Apr.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,396 19,884 -2.5% 85,397 88,049 -3.0%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 14,529 12,240 18.7% 63,552 54,970 15.6%
3 Daihatsu Hijet 11,914 11,848 0.6% 51,210 53,875 -4.9%
4 Daihatsu Tanto 11,628 10,268 13.2% 58,439 51,087 14.4%
5 Toyota Prius 10,063 7,300 37.8% 42,554 39,395 8.0%
6 Daihatsu Move 10,040 11,809 -15.0% 48,750 54,095 -9.9%
7 Nissan DAYZ 9,513 7,605 25.1% 53,444 52,975 0.9%
8 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 7,768 7,021 10.6% 39,252 34,570 13.5%
9 Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 7,437 7,282 2.1% 31,463 29,661 6.1%
10 Nissan Note 7,405 7,836 -5.5% 48,410 53,405 -9.4%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Mercedes-Benz 3,640 17.1% 3,614 16.5% 0.7% 21,025 18.5% 21,605 18.5% -2.7%
BMW 2,873 13.5% 2,465 11.3% 16.6% 14,659 12.9% 14,347 12.3% 2.2%
VW 2,251 10.6% 2,880 13.2% -21.8% 15,529 13.7% 16,075 13.7% -3.4%
Audi 2,204 10.4% 1,467 6.7% 50.2% 6,889 6.1% 8,708 7.4% -20.9%
Toyota 1,615 7.6% 1,687 7.7% -4.3% 7,939 7.0% 7,553 6.5% 5.1%
BMW MINI 1,430 6.7% 1,542 7.0% -7.3% 7,758 6.8% 8,060 6.9% -3.7%
Volvo * 1,241 5.8% 1,057 4.8% 17.4% 5,819 5.1% 5,254 4.5% 10.8%
Nissan 766 3.6% 898 4.1% -14.7% 4,568 4.0% 5,282 4.5% -13.5%
Jeep 724 3.4% 655 3.0% 10.5% 3,206 2.8% 3,477 3.0% -7.8%
Peugeot 603 2.8% 631 2.9% -4.4% 3,552 3.1% 3,475 3.0% 2.2%
Honda 533 2.5% 1,184 5.4% -55.0% 3,617 3.2% 4,999 4.3% -27.6%
Renault 416 2.0% 407 1.9% 2.2% 2,733 2.4% 2,606 2.2% 4.9%
Fiat 416 2.0% 376 1.7% 10.6% 2,056 1.8% 1,876 1.6% 9.6%
Suzuki 391 1.8% 543 2.5% -28.0% 1,621 1.4% 1,978 1.7% -18.0%
Porsche 300 1.4% 445 2.0% -32.6% 1,810 1.6% 2,370 2.0% -23.6%
smart 260 1.2% 206 0.9% 26.2% 1,035 0.9% 444 0.4% 133.1%
Mitsubishi 259 1.2% 157 0.7% 65.0% 1,312 1.2% 1,283 1.1% 2.3%
Citroen 169 0.8% 378 1.7% -55.3% 1,015 0.9% 1,133 1.0% -10.4%
Alfa Romeo 152 0.7% 158 0.7% -3.8% 845 0.7% 755 0.6% 11.9%
ABARTH 146 0.7% 180 0.8% -18.9% 869 0.8% 757 0.6% 14.8%
Land Rover 135 0.6% 222 1.0% -39.2% 1,588 1.4% 1,408 1.2% 12.8%
Jaguar 135 0.6% 125 0.6% 8.0% 1,413 1.2% 904 0.8% 56.3%
Maserati 72 0.3% 88 0.4% -18.2% 369 0.3% 404 0.3% -8.7%
Lamborghini 60 0.3% 64 0.3% -6.3% 215 0.2% 224 0.2% -4.0%
Ferrari 56 0.3% 74 0.3% -24.3% 252 0.2% 251 0.2% 0.4%
Chevrolet 54 0.3% 54 0.2% 0.0% 214 0.2% 268 0.2% -20.1%
Bentley 38 0.2% 18 0.1% 111.1% 174 0.2% 81 0.1% 114.8%
Ford 36 0.2% 46 0.2% -21.7% 155 0.1% 149 0.1% 4.0%
McLaren 32 0.2% 19 0.1% 68.4% 111 0.1% 78 0.1% 42.3%
Dodge 31 0.1% 21 0.1% 47.6% 110 0.1% 88 0.1% 25.0%
Volvo Truck 31 0.1% - -% -% 99 0.1% - -% -%
Aston Martin 25 0.1% 24 0.1% 4.2% 114 0.1% 93 0.1% 22.6%
Cadillac 24 0.1% 34 0.2% -29.4% 152 0.1% 226 0.2% -32.7%
Scania 24 0.1% 18 0.1% 33.3% 92 0.1% 59 0.1% 55.9%
Lotus 18 0.1% 31 0.1% -41.9% 73 0.1% 100 0.1% -27.0%
Rolls Royce 16 0.1% 20 0.1% -20.0% 59 0.1% 70 0.1% -15.7%
BMW Alpina 10 0.0% 14 0.1% -28.6% 60 0.1% 92 0.1% -34.8%
Morgan 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0% 10 0.0% 8 0.0% 25.0%
DS 5 0.0% 34 0.2% -85.3% 175 0.2% 179 0.2% -2.2%
Autobianchi 5 0.0% 7 0.0% -28.6% 15 0.0% 23 0.0% -34.8%
Rover 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 14 0.0% 12 0.0% 16.7%
GMC 3 0.0% 7 0.0% -57.1% 12 0.0% 15 0.0% -20.0%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 4 0.0% -25.0% 11 0.0% 22 0.0% -50.0%
MG 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Lancia 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 3 0.0% 6 0.0% -50.0%
Hyundai 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 10 0.0% 6 0.0% 66.7%
Buick 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -% 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3%
Unimog - -% - -% -% 5 0.0% 1 0.0% 400.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 4 0.0% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 24 0.1% 14 0.1% 71.4% 138 0.1% 187 0.2% -26.2%
Total 21,245 100.0% 21,881 100.0% -2.9% 113,510 100.0% 117,002 100.0% -3.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month

More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, March 2019

1 Apr. 2019

New vehicle sales in Japan for March 2018 declined 4% y/y to the 641k unit level.
Figures released by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association for March 2018 showed a y/y decline of 4% to 640,811 units. Vehicles with engine displacements above 660 cc experienced a sales decline of 4.7%  to 417,373 units, and sales for vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc experienced a decline of 2.5% to 223,438 units.
Total sales from Jan-March fell 0.8% to 1,528,213 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Mar. 2019 Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2019 Jan.-Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 417,373 438,084 -4.7% 966,831 978,184 -1.2%
Mini Vehicles 223,438 229,193 -2.5% 561,382 562,509 -0.2%
Total 640,811 667,277 -4.0% 1,528,213 1,540,693 -0.8%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 175,470 42.0% 176,183 40.2% -0.4% 416,530 43.1% 409,716 41.9% 1.7%
Nissan 51,802 12.4% 63,232 14.4% -18.1% 130,497 13.5% 144,772 14.8% -9.9%
Honda 47,600 11.4% 50,705 11.6% -6.1% 113,031 11.7% 114,790 11.7% -1.5%
Mazda 23,928 5.7% 29,438 6.7% -18.7% 53,481 5.5% 58,159 5.9% -8.0%
Subaru 16,022 3.8% 16,934 3.9% -5.4% 31,093 3.2% 36,923 3.8% -15.8%
Suzuki 15,718 3.8% 14,358 3.3% 9.5% 38,596 4.0% 34,886 3.6% 10.6%
Isuzu 11,766 2.8% 10,449 2.4% 12.6% 23,501 2.4% 21,383 2.2% 9.9%
Hino 9,622 2.3% 9,764 2.2% -1.5% 20,620 2.1% 19,921 2.0% 3.5%
Mitsubishi 9,021 2.2% 9,799 2.2% -7.9% 16,461 1.7% 16,707 1.7% -1.5%
Lexus 7,796 1.9% 7,769 1.8% 0.3% 19,130 2.0% 20,388 2.1% -6.2%
Daihatsu 5,342 1.3% 3,298 0.8% 62.0% 13,953 1.4% 7,996 0.8% 74.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,285 1.3% 5,869 1.3% -10.0% 10,723 1.1% 11,644 1.2% -7.9%
UD Trucks 1,247 0.3% 1,153 0.3% 8.2% 2,366 0.2% 2,250 0.2% 5.2%
Others 36,754 8.8% 39,133 8.9% -6.1% 76,849 7.9% 78,649 8.0% -2.3%
Total 417,373 100.0% 438,084 100.0% -4.7% 966,831 100.0% 978,184 100.0% -1.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Suzuki 71,322 31.9% 69,537 30.3% 2.6% 172,509 30.7% 165,707 29.5% 4.1%
Daihatsu 70,192 31.4% 72,266 31.5% -2.9% 178,717 31.8% 180,062 32.0% -0.7%
Honda 42,036 18.8% 43,121 18.8% -2.5% 107,464 19.1% 104,202 18.5% 3.1%
Nissan 20,897 9.4% 22,253 9.7% -6.1% 55,798 9.9% 61,411 10.9% -9.1%
Mitsubishi 7,979 3.6% 8,687 3.8% -8.2% 19,043 3.4% 18,894 3.4% 0.8%
Mazda 4,296 1.9% 5,098 2.2% -15.7% 11,276 2.0% 12,781 2.3% -11.8%
Toyota 3,671 1.6% 4,022 1.8% -8.7% 9,164 1.6% 9,487 1.7% -3.4%
Subaru 3,034 1.4% 4,201 1.8% -27.8% 7,389 1.3% 9,944 1.8% -25.7%
Others 11 0.0% 8 0.0% 37.5% 22 0.0% 21 0.0% 4.8%
Total 223,438 100.0% 229,193 100.0% -2.5% 561,382 100.0% 562,509 100.0% -0.2%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 154,159 43.2% 156,401 41.3% -1.4% 367,954 44.0% 364,354 42.7% 1.0%
Honda 47,600 13.3% 50,705 13.4% -6.1% 113,031 13.5% 114,790 13.4% -1.5%
Nissan 42,861 12.0% 52,973 14.0% -19.1% 109,847 13.1% 125,124 14.7% -12.2%
Mazda 22,164 6.2% 27,751 7.3% -20.1% 49,541 5.9% 54,434 6.4% -9.0%
Subaru 16,022 4.5% 16,934 4.5% -5.4% 31,093 3.7% 36,923 4.3% -15.8%
Suzuki 15,718 4.4% 14,358 3.8% 9.5% 38,596 4.6% 34,886 4.1% 10.6%
Mitsubishi 8,929 2.5% 9,690 2.6% -7.9% 16,248 1.9% 16,435 1.9% -1.1%
Lexus 7,796 2.2% 7,769 2.1% 0.3% 19,130 2.3% 20,388 2.4% -6.2%
Daihatsu 5,342 1.5% 3,298 0.9% 62.0% 13,953 1.7% 7,996 0.9% 74.5%
Others 36,663 10.3% 39,019 10.3% -6.0% 76,630 9.2% 78,406 9.2% -2.3%
Total 357,254 100.0% 378,898 100.0% -5.7% 836,023 100.0% 853,736 100.0% -2.1%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 76,307 37.3% 75,739 35.0% 0.7%
Honda 23,336 11.4% 22,514 10.4% 3.7%
Nissan 21,458 10.5% 26,207 12.1% -18.1%
Mazda 15,689 7.7% 20,158 9.3% -22.2%
Subaru 15,627 7.6% 16,631 7.7% -6.0%
Lexus 7,796 3.8% 7,769 3.6% 0.3%
Mitsubishi 7,649 3.7% 8,247 3.8% -7.3%
Suzuki 1,861 0.9% 2,087 1.0% -10.8%
Daihatsu 17 0.0% 25 0.0% -32.0%
Others 34,639 16.9% 37,180 17.2% -6.8%
Total 204,379 100.0% 216,557 100.0% -5.6%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 77,852 50.9% 80,662 49.7% -3.5%
Honda 24,264 15.9% 28,191 17.4% -13.9%
Nissan 21,403 14.0% 26,766 16.5% -20.0%
Suzuki 13,857 9.1% 12,271 7.6% 12.9%
Mazda 6,475 4.2% 7,593 4.7% -14.7%
Daihatsu 5,325 3.5% 3,273 2.0% 62.7%
Mitsubishi 1,280 0.8% 1,443 0.9% -11.3%
Subaru 395 0.3% 303 0.2% 30.4%
Others 2,024 1.3% 1,839 1.1% 10.1%
Total 152,875 100.0% 162,341 100.0% -5.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 20,539 35.6% 18,948 33.5% 8.4% 47,106 37.3% 43,912 36.6% 7.3%
Isuzu 11,443 19.8% 10,074 17.8% 13.6% 22,820 18.1% 20,696 17.3% 10.3%
Hino 8,870 15.4% 8,991 15.9% -1.3% 19,323 15.3% 18,637 15.5% 3.7%
Nissan 8,725 15.1% 10,105 17.9% -13.7% 20,313 16.1% 19,365 16.2% 4.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,893 8.5% 5,402 9.5% -9.4% 10,056 8.0% 10,814 9.0% -7.0%
Mazda 1,764 3.1% 1,687 3.0% 4.6% 3,940 3.1% 3,725 3.1% 5.8%
UD Trucks 1,247 2.2% 1,154 2.0% 8.1% 2,366 1.9% 2,251 1.9% 5.1%
Mitsubishi 92 0.2% 109 0.2% -15.6% 213 0.2% 272 0.2% -21.7%
Others 79 0.1% 107 0.2% -26.2% 188 0.1% 230 0.2% -18.3%
Total 57,652 100.0% 56,577 100.0% 1.9% 126,325 100.0% 119,902 100.0% 5.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Isuzu 8,615 35.9% 7,904 33.5% 9.0%
Hino 7,512 31.3% 7,534 31.9% -0.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,089 12.9% 3,467 14.7% -10.9%
Toyota 2,749 11.5% 2,573 10.9% 6.8%
UD Trucks 1,242 5.2% 1,145 4.8% 8.5%
Nissan 634 2.6% 816 3.5% -22.3%
Mazda 69 0.3% 80 0.3% -13.8%
Others 79 0.3% 107 0.5% -26.2%
Total 23,989 100.0% 23,626 100.0% 1.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 17,790 52.8% 16,375 49.7% 8.6%
Nissan 8,091 24.0% 9,289 28.2% -12.9%
Isuzu 2,828 8.4% 2,170 6.6% 30.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,804 5.4% 1,935 5.9% -6.8%
Mazda 1,695 5.0% 1,607 4.9% 5.5%
Hino 1,358 4.0% 1,457 4.4% -6.8%
Mitsubishi 92 0.3% 109 0.3% -15.6%
UD Trucks 5 0.0% 9 0.0% -44.4%
Total 33,663 100.0% 32,951 100.0% 2.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 772 31.3% 834 32.0% -7.4% 1,470 32.8% 1,450 31.9% 1.4%
Hino 752 30.5% 773 29.6% -2.7% 1,297 28.9% 1,284 28.2% 1.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 392 15.9% 467 17.9% -16.1% 667 14.9% 830 18.3% -19.6%
Isuzu 323 13.1% 375 14.4% -13.9% 681 15.2% 687 15.1% -0.9%
Nissan 216 8.8% 154 5.9% 40.3% 337 7.5% 283 6.2% 19.1%
Others 12 0.5% 6 0.2% 100.0% 31 0.7% 12 0.3% 158.3%
Total 2,467 100.0% 2,609 100.0% -5.4% 4,483 100.0% 4,546 100.0% -1.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Mar. 2019 Mar. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2019
Jan.-Mar.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 26,418 26,851 -1.6% 66,001 68,165 -3.2%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 18,848 18,711 0.7% 49,023 42,730 14.7%
3 Daihatsu Tanto 18,525 15,783 17.4% 46,811 40,819 14.7%
4 Nissan Note 16,647 19,356 -14.0% 41,005 45,569 -10.0%
5 Daihatsu Move 15,978 17,465 -8.5% 38,710 42,286 -8.5%
6 Nissan DAYZ 15,851 16,233 -2.4% 43,931 45,370 -3.2%
7 Daihatsu Hijet 14,954 16,710 -10.5% 39,296 42,027 -6.5%
8 Toyota Prius 14,304 14,010 2.1% 32,491 32,095 1.2%
9 Suzuki Wagon R 13,902 14,392 -3.4% 30,457 35,917 -15.2%
10 Toyota Aqua (Prius C) 13,708 13,175 4.0% 30,814 30,657 0.5%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Mercedes-Benz 7,839 18.3% 8,654 18.7% -9.4% 17,385 18.8% 17,991 18.9% -3.4%
VW 6,475 15.1% 6,455 13.9% 0.3% 13,278 14.4% 13,195 13.9% 0.6%
BMW 5,962 13.9% 6,265 13.5% -4.8% 11,786 12.8% 11,882 12.5% -0.8%
BMW MINI 3,115 7.3% 3,384 7.3% -7.9% 6,328 6.9% 6,518 6.9% -2.9%
Toyota 2,642 6.2% 2,467 5.3% 7.1% 6,324 6.9% 5,866 6.2% 7.8%
Audi 2,306 5.4% 3,569 7.7% -35.4% 4,685 5.1% 7,241 7.6% -35.3%
Volvo * 2,074 4.8% 1,890 4.1% 9.7% 4,578 5.0% 4,197 4.4% 9.1%
Nissan 1,452 3.4% 2,172 4.7% -33.1% 3,802 4.1% 4,384 4.6% -13.3%
Peugeot 1,452 3.4% 1,405 3.0% 3.3% 2,949 3.2% 2,844 3.0% 3.7%
Renault 1,172 2.7% 1,064 2.3% 10.2% 2,317 2.5% 2,199 2.3% 5.4%
Jeep 1,135 2.6% 1,319 2.8% -13.9% 2,482 2.7% 2,822 3.0% -12.0%
Honda 1,005 2.3% 1,596 3.4% -37.0% 3,084 3.3% 3,815 4.0% -19.2%
Jaguar 774 1.8% 539 1.2% 43.6% 1,278 1.4% 779 0.8% 64.1%
Land Rover 764 1.8% 751 1.6% 1.7% 1,453 1.6% 1,186 1.2% 22.5%
Fiat 745 1.7% 776 1.7% -4.0% 1,640 1.8% 1,500 1.6% 9.3%
Porsche 620 1.4% 974 2.1% -36.3% 1,510 1.6% 1,925 2.0% -21.6%
Suzuki 572 1.3% 442 1.0% 29.4% 1,230 1.3% 1,435 1.5% -14.3%
Mitsubishi 546 1.3% 548 1.2% -0.4% 1,053 1.1% 1,126 1.2% -6.5%
Citroen 368 0.9% 447 1.0% -17.7% 846 0.9% 755 0.8% 12.1%
Alfa Romeo 342 0.8% 280 0.6% 22.1% 693 0.8% 597 0.6% 16.1%
ABARTH 323 0.8% 279 0.6% 15.8% 723 0.8% 577 0.6% 25.3%
smart 264 0.6% 50 0.1% 428.0% 775 0.8% 238 0.3% 225.6%
Maserati 157 0.4% 158 0.3% -0.6% 297 0.3% 316 0.3% -6.0%
Lamborghini 84 0.2% 67 0.1% 25.4% 155 0.2% 160 0.2% -3.1%
Bentley 76 0.2% 30 0.1% 153.3% 136 0.1% 63 0.1% 115.9%
DS 75 0.2% 87 0.2% -13.8% 170 0.2% 145 0.2% 17.2%
Chevrolet 66 0.2% 98 0.2% -32.7% 160 0.2% 214 0.2% -25.2%
Aston Martin 64 0.1% 25 0.1% 156.0% 89 0.1% 69 0.1% 29.0%
Ferrari 61 0.1% 51 0.1% 19.6% 196 0.2% 177 0.2% 10.7%
Cadillac 48 0.1% 114 0.2% -57.9% 128 0.1% 192 0.2% -33.3%
Ford 41 0.1% 38 0.1% 7.9% 119 0.1% 103 0.1% 15.5%
McLaren 37 0.1% 26 0.1% 42.3% 79 0.1% 59 0.1% 33.9%
Dodge 34 0.1% 27 0.1% 25.9% 79 0.1% 67 0.1% 17.9%
Volvo Truck 29 0.1% - -% -% 68 0.1% - -% -%
Lotus 28 0.1% 32 0.1% -12.5% 55 0.1% 69 0.1% -20.3%
Scania 26 0.1% 24 0.1% 8.3% 68 0.1% 41 0.0% 65.9%
BMW Alpina 18 0.0% 34 0.1% -47.1% 50 0.1% 78 0.1% -35.9%
Rolls Royce 18 0.0% 17 0.0% 5.9% 43 0.0% 50 0.1% -14.0%
Autobianchi 6 0.0% 7 0.0% -14.3% 10 0.0% 16 0.0% -37.5%
Hyundai 6 0.0% 2 0.0% 200.0% 9 0.0% 4 0.0% 125.0%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 9 0.0% -66.7% 8 0.0% 18 0.0% -55.6%
Unimog 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 5 0.0% 1 0.0% 400.0%
GMC 2 0.0% 4 0.0% -50.0% 9 0.0% 8 0.0% 12.5%
Rover 2 0.0% 4 0.0% -50.0% 9 0.0% 6 0.0% 50.0%
Buick 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Morgan - -% 3 0.0% -% 4 0.0% 6 0.0% -33.3%
Pontiac - -% 3 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
Lancia - -% 1 0.0% -% 1 0.0% 4 0.0% -75.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Bugatti - -% - -% -% - -% 4 0.0% -%
Opel - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 88 0.2% 93 0.2% -5.4% 114 0.1% 173 0.2% -34.1%
Total 42,922 100.0% 46,282 100.0% -7.3% 92,265 100.0% 95,121 100.0% -3.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month.


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, February 2019

1 Mar. 2019

Japanese new vehicle sales for February rose by 1.2% y/y to 479K units.

According to reports released by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association and the Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, new vehicle sales in Japan for February 2019 rose by 1.2% y/y to 479,428 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements greater than 660 cc increased by 1.3% y/y to 300,410 units, while sales of vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc increased 1% y/y to 179,018 units.
Cumulative sales for January and February increased by 1.6% to 887,403 units.



Sales of new vehicles
  Feb. 2019 Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2019 Jan.-Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 300,410 296,665 1.3% 549,458 540,100 1.7%
Mini Vehicles 179,018 177,211 1.0% 337,945 333,316 1.4%
Total 479,428 473,876 1.2% 887,403 873,416 1.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 131,706 43.8% 129,173 43.5% 2.0% 241,060 43.9% 233,533 43.2% 3.2%
Nissan 42,020 14.0% 44,478 15.0% -5.5% 78,695 14.3% 81,540 15.1% -3.5%
Honda 35,334 11.8% 35,989 12.1% -1.8% 65,431 11.9% 64,085 11.9% 2.1%
Mazda 16,482 5.5% 14,701 5.0% 12.1% 29,553 5.4% 28,721 5.3% 2.9%
Suzuki 12,134 4.0% 10,874 3.7% 11.6% 22,878 4.2% 20,528 3.8% 11.4%
Subaru 9,688 3.2% 10,605 3.6% -8.6% 15,071 2.7% 19,989 3.7% -24.6%
Isuzu 6,748 2.2% 6,101 2.1% 10.6% 11,735 2.1% 10,934 2.0% 7.3%
Hino 6,180 2.1% 5,558 1.9% 11.2% 10,998 2.0% 10,157 1.9% 8.3%
Lexus 5,479 1.8% 6,171 2.1% -11.2% 11,334 2.1% 12,619 2.3% -10.2%
Daihatsu 4,194 1.4% 2,646 0.9% 58.5% 8,611 1.6% 4,698 0.9% 83.3%
Mitsubishi 4,058 1.4% 3,615 1.2% 12.3% 7,440 1.4% 6,908 1.3% 7.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,977 1.0% 3,232 1.1% -7.9% 5,438 1.0% 5,775 1.1% -5.8%
UD Trucks 650 0.2% 665 0.2% -2.3% 1,119 0.2% 1,097 0.2% 2.0%
Others 22,760 7.6% 22,857 7.7% -0.4% 40,095 7.3% 39,516 7.3% 1.5%
Total 300,410 100.0% 296,665 100.0% 1.3% 549,458 100.0% 540,100 100.0% 1.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Daihatsu 57,687 32.2% 56,249 31.7% 2.6% 108,525 32.1% 107,796 32.3% 0.7%
Suzuki 54,155 30.3% 52,429 29.6% 3.3% 101,187 29.9% 96,170 28.9% 5.2%
Honda 34,177 19.1% 32,765 18.5% 4.3% 65,428 19.4% 61,081 18.3% 7.1%
Nissan 18,286 10.2% 19,884 11.2% -8.0% 34,901 10.3% 39,158 11.7% -10.9%
Mitsubishi 5,947 3.3% 5,780 3.3% 2.9% 11,065 3.3% 10,207 3.1% 8.4%
Mazda 3,444 1.9% 4,008 2.3% -14.1% 6,980 2.1% 7,683 2.3% -9.2%
Toyota 2,925 1.6% 3,081 1.7% -5.1% 5,493 1.6% 5,465 1.6% 0.5%
Subaru 2,391 1.3% 3,009 1.7% -20.5% 4,355 1.3% 5,743 1.7% -24.2%
Others 6 0.0% 6 0.0% 0.0% 11 0.0% 13 0.0% -15.4%
Total 179,018 100.0% 177,211 100.0% 1.0% 337,945 100.0% 333,316 100.0% 1.4%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 116,643 44.7% 114,878 44.2% 1.5% 213,795 44.7% 207,953 43.8% 2.8%
Nissan 35,617 13.6% 38,706 14.9% -8.0% 66,986 14.0% 72,151 15.2% -7.2%
Honda 35,334 13.5% 35,989 13.9% -1.8% 65,431 13.7% 64,085 13.5% 2.1%
Mazda 15,251 5.8% 13,590 5.2% 12.2% 27,377 5.7% 26,683 5.6% 2.6%
Suzuki 12,134 4.6% 10,874 4.2% 11.6% 22,878 4.8% 20,528 4.3% 11.4%
Subaru 9,688 3.7% 10,605 4.1% -8.6% 15,071 3.1% 19,989 4.2% -24.6%
Lexus 5,479 2.1% 6,171 2.4% -11.2% 11,334 2.4% 12,619 2.7% -10.2%
Daihatsu 4,194 1.6% 2,646 1.0% 58.5% 8,611 1.8% 4,698 1.0% 83.3%
Mitsubishi 3,988 1.5% 3,537 1.4% 12.8% 7,319 1.5% 6,745 1.4% 8.5%
Others 22,679 8.7% 22,784 8.8% -0.5% 39,967 8.3% 39,387 8.3% 1.5%
Total 261,007 100.0% 259,780 100.0% 0.5% 478,769 100.0% 474,838 100.0% 0.8%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 57,307 39.5% 54,541 38.8% 5.1%
Nissan 18,334 12.6% 20,174 14.4% -9.1%
Honda 16,907 11.6% 15,596 11.1% 8.4%
Mazda 11,598 8.0% 8,310 5.9% 39.6%
Subaru 9,430 6.5% 10,414 7.4% -9.4%
Lexus 5,479 3.8% 6,171 4.4% -11.2%
Mitsubishi 3,250 2.2% 2,508 1.8% 29.6%
Suzuki 1,491 1.0% 1,475 1.0% 1.1%
Daihatsu 13 0.0% 23 0.0% -43.5%
Others 21,355 14.7% 21,265 15.1% 0.4%
Total 145,164 100.0% 140,477 100.0% 3.3%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 59,336 51.2% 60,337 50.6% -1.7%
Honda 18,427 15.9% 20,393 17.1% -9.6%
Nissan 17,283 14.9% 18,532 15.5% -6.7%
Suzuki 10,643 9.2% 9,399 7.9% 13.2%
Daihatsu 4,181 3.6% 2,623 2.2% 59.4%
Mazda 3,653 3.2% 5,280 4.4% -30.8%
Mitsubishi 738 0.6% 1,029 0.9% -28.3%
Subaru 258 0.2% 191 0.2% 35.1%
Others 1,324 1.1% 1,519 1.3% -12.8%
Total 115,843 100.0% 119,303 100.0% -2.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 14,692 38.4% 13,953 39.0% 5.3% 26,567 38.7% 24,964 39.4% 6.4%
Isuzu 6,510 17.0% 5,912 16.5% 10.1% 11,377 16.6% 10,622 16.8% 7.1%
Nissan 6,332 16.6% 5,707 16.0% 11.0% 11,588 16.9% 9,260 14.6% 25.1%
Hino 5,877 15.4% 5,277 14.8% 11.4% 10,453 15.2% 9,646 15.2% 8.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,813 7.4% 3,003 8.4% -6.3% 5,163 7.5% 5,412 8.5% -4.6%
Mazda 1,231 3.2% 1,111 3.1% 10.8% 2,176 3.2% 2,038 3.2% 6.8%
UD Trucks 650 1.7% 665 1.9% -2.3% 1,119 1.6% 1,097 1.7% 2.0%
Mitsubishi 70 0.2% 78 0.2% -10.3% 121 0.2% 163 0.3% -25.8%
Others 65 0.2% 69 0.2% -5.8% 109 0.2% 123 0.2% -11.4%
Total 38,240 100.0% 35,775 100.0% 6.9% 68,673 100.0% 63,325 100.0% 8.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Isuzu 5,103 34.0% 4,872 34.1% 4.7%
Hino 4,699 31.3% 4,282 30.0% 9.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,033 13.6% 2,004 14.0% 1.4%
Toyota 1,914 12.8% 1,806 12.7% 6.0%
UD Trucks 647 4.3% 663 4.6% -2.4%
Nissan 476 3.2% 522 3.7% -8.8%
Mazda 55 0.4% 54 0.4% 1.9%
Others 65 0.4% 69 0.5% -5.8%
Total 14,992 100.0% 14,272 100.0% 5.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 12,778 55.0% 12,147 56.5% 5.2%
Nissan 5,856 25.2% 5,185 24.1% 12.9%
Isuzu 1,407 6.1% 1,040 4.8% 35.3%
Hino 1,178 5.1% 995 4.6% 18.4%
Mazda 1,176 5.1% 1,057 4.9% 11.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 780 3.4% 999 4.6% -21.9%
Mitsubishi 70 0.3% 78 0.4% -10.3%
UD Trucks 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Total 23,248 100.0% 21,503 100.0% 8.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 371 31.9% 342 30.8% 8.5% 698 34.6% 616 31.8% 13.3%
Hino 303 26.1% 281 25.3% 7.8% 545 27.0% 511 26.4% 6.7%
Isuzu 238 20.5% 189 17.0% 25.9% 358 17.8% 312 16.1% 14.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 164 14.1% 229 20.6% -28.4% 275 13.6% 363 18.7% -24.2%
Nissan 71 6.1% 65 5.9% 9.2% 121 6.0% 129 6.7% -6.2%
Others 16 1.4% 4 0.4% 300.0% 19 0.9% 6 0.3% 216.7%
Total 1,163 100.0% 1,110 100.0% 4.8% 2,016 100.0% 1,937 100.0% 4.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2019 Feb. 2018 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2019
Jan.-Feb.
2018
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 20,391 22,005 -7.3% 39,583 41,314 -4.2%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 15,825 13,620 16.2% 30,175 24,019 25.6%
3 Daihatsu Tanto 15,161 12,911 17.4% 28,286 25,036 13.0%
4 Nissan DAYZ 14,539 14,294 1.7% 28,080 29,137 -3.6%
5 Nissan Note 12,910 13,769 -6.2% 24,358 26,213 -7.1%
6 Daihatsu Hijet 12,631 13,121 -3.7% 24,342 25,317 -3.9%
7 Daihatsu Move 12,374 13,479 -8.2% 22,732 24,821 -8.4%
8 Nissan Serena 10,933 10,408 5.0% 21,043 18,231 15.4%
9 Toyota Prius 10,484 10,106 3.7% 18,187 18,085 0.6%
10 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 10,097 8,157 23.8% 19,275 15,915 21.1%
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 2019 2018 Y-o-Y 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Mercedes-Benz 5,145 18.6% 5,070 18.4% 1.5% 9,546 19.3% 9,337 19.1% 2.2%
VW 3,984 14.4% 3,945 14.3% 1.0% 6,803 13.8% 6,740 13.8% 0.9%
BMW 3,647 13.2% 3,628 13.2% 0.5% 5,824 11.8% 5,617 11.5% 3.7%
Toyota 1,958 7.1% 1,790 6.5% 9.4% 3,682 7.5% 3,399 7.0% 8.3%
BMW MINI 1,932 7.0% 1,952 7.1% -1.0% 3,213 6.5% 3,134 6.4% 2.5%
Volvo * 1,364 4.9% 1,303 4.7% 4.7% 2,504 5.1% 2,307 4.7% 8.5%
Nissan 1,331 4.8% 1,195 4.3% 11.4% 2,350 4.8% 2,212 4.5% 6.2%
Audi 1,330 4.8% 2,166 7.9% -38.6% 2,379 4.8% 3,672 7.5% -35.2%
Honda 1,052 3.8% 1,070 3.9% -1.7% 2,079 4.2% 2,219 4.5% -6.3%
Peugeot 824 3.0% 770 2.8% 7.0% 1,497 3.0% 1,439 2.9% 4.0%
Jeep 670 2.4% 839 3.0% -20.1% 1,347 2.7% 1,503 3.1% -10.4%
Renault 642 2.3% 644 2.3% -0.3% 1,145 2.3% 1,135 2.3% 0.9%
Fiat 506 1.8% 422 1.5% 19.9% 895 1.8% 724 1.5% 23.6%
Porsche 503 1.8% 461 1.7% 9.1% 890 1.8% 951 1.9% -6.4%
Land Rover 414 1.5% 293 1.1% 41.3% 689 1.4% 435 0.9% 58.4%
Suzuki 356 1.3% 424 1.5% -16.0% 658 1.3% 993 2.0% -33.7%
Jaguar 303 1.1% 181 0.7% 67.4% 504 1.0% 240 0.5% 110.0%
Citroen 282 1.0% 156 0.6% 80.8% 478 1.0% 308 0.6% 55.2%
Mitsubishi 235 0.8% 289 1.0% -18.7% 507 1.0% 578 1.2% -12.3%
ABARTH 211 0.8% 150 0.5% 40.7% 400 0.8% 298 0.6% 34.2%
Alfa Romeo 189 0.7% 189 0.7% 0.0% 351 0.7% 317 0.6% 10.7%
smart 172 0.6% 64 0.2% 168.8% 511 1.0% 188 0.4% 171.8%
Maserati 81 0.3% 92 0.3% -12.0% 140 0.3% 158 0.3% -11.4%
Ferrari 77 0.3% 61 0.2% 26.2% 135 0.3% 126 0.3% 7.1%
DS 53 0.2% 36 0.1% 47.2% 95 0.2% 58 0.1% 63.8%
Chevrolet 50 0.2% 65 0.2% -23.1% 94 0.2% 116 0.2% -19.0%
Ford 50 0.2% 32 0.1% 56.3% 78 0.2% 65 0.1% 20.0%
Lamborghini 48 0.2% 61 0.2% -21.3% 71 0.1% 93 0.2% -23.7%
Cadillac 36 0.1% 46 0.2% -21.7% 80 0.2% 78 0.2% 2.6%
Bentley 36 0.1% 16 0.1% 125.0% 60 0.1% 33 0.1% 81.8%
Scania 31 0.1% 5 0.0% 520.0% 42 0.1% 17 0.0% 147.1%
Dodge 30 0.1% 24 0.1% 25.0% 45 0.1% 40 0.1% 12.5%
McLaren 24 0.1% 13 0.0% 84.6% 42 0.1% 33 0.1% 27.3%
Volvo Truck 23 0.1% - -% -% 39 0.1% - -% -%
BMW Alpina 18 0.1% 23 0.1% -21.7% 32 0.1% 44 0.1% -27.3%
Lotus 16 0.1% 18 0.1% -11.1% 27 0.1% 37 0.1% -27.0%
Aston Martin 13 0.0% 19 0.1% -31.6% 25 0.1% 44 0.1% -43.2%
Rolls Royce 6 0.0% 14 0.1% -57.1% 25 0.1% 33 0.1% -24.2%
Rover 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0% 7 0.0% 2 0.0% 250.0%
GMC 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0% 7 0.0% 4 0.0% 75.0%
Chrysler 3 0.0% 8 0.0% -62.5% 5 0.0% 9 0.0% -44.4%
Autobianchi 3 0.0% 6 0.0% -50.0% 4 0.0% 9 0.0% -55.6%
Hyundai 3 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0%
Morgan 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 4 0.0% 3 0.0% 33.3%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -% 2 0.0% - -% -%
Lancia 1 0.0% 2 0.0% -50.0% 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Hummer - -% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Bugatti - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 4 0.0% -%
Opel - -% 1 0.0% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
MG - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 11 0.0% 36 0.1% -69.4% 26 0.1% 80 0.2% -67.5%
Total 27,674 100.0% 27,585 100.0% 0.3% 49,343 100.0% 48,839 100.0% 1.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month.


More detailed statistics for Japan

PAGETOP

Flash report, January 2019

1 Feb. 2019

New vehicle sales in Japan increase 2.1% y/y to 408K units.
The Japan Automobile Dealers Association and Japan Mini Vehicle Association announced that January new vehicle sales  increased 2.1% to 407,975 units. Vehicles with engine displacements larger than 660 cc saw a sales rose by 2.3% to 249,048 units, and mini vehicles (engine displacements below 660 cc) sales also increased by 1.8% to 158,927 units.


Sales of new vehicles
  Jan. 2019 Jan. 2018 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 249,048 243,435 2.3%
Mini Vehicles 158,927 156,105 1.8%
Total 407,975 399,540 2.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association

Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 109,354 43.9% 104,360 42.9% 4.8%
Nissan 36,675 14.7% 37,062 15.2% -1.0%
Honda 30,097 12.1% 28,096 11.5% 7.1%
Mazda 13,071 5.2% 14,020 5.8% -6.8%
Suzuki 10,744 4.3% 9,654 4.0% 11.3%
Lexus 5,855 2.4% 6,448 2.6% -9.2%
Subaru 5,383 2.2% 9,384 3.9% -42.6%
Isuzu 4,987 2.0% 4,833 2.0% 3.2%
Hino 4,818 1.9% 4,599 1.9% 4.8%
Daihatsu 4,417 1.8% 2,052 0.8% 115.3%
Mitsubishi 3,382 1.4% 3,293 1.4% 2.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,461 1.0% 2,543 1.0% -3.2%
UD Trucks 469 0.2% 432 0.2% 8.6%
Others 17,335 7.0% 16,659 6.8% 4.1%
Total 249,048 100.0% 243,435 100.0% 2.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Mini Vehicles
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Daihatsu 50,838 32.0% 51,547 33.0% -1.4%
Suzuki 47,032 29.6% 43,741 28.0% 7.5%
Honda 31,251 19.7% 28,316 18.1% 10.4%
Nissan 16,615 10.5% 19,274 12.3% -13.8%
Mitsubishi 5,118 3.2% 4,427 2.8% 15.6%
Mazda 3,536 2.2% 3,675 2.4% -3.8%
Toyota 2,568 1.6% 2,384 1.5% 7.7%
Subaru 1,964 1.2% 2,734 1.8% -28.2%
Others 5 0.0% 7 0.0% -28.6%
Total 158,927 100.0% 156,105 100.0% 1.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 97,152 44.6% 93,075 43.3% 4.4%
Nissan 31,369 14.4% 33,445 15.6% -6.2%
Honda 30,097 13.8% 28,096 13.1% 7.1%
Mazda 12,126 5.6% 13,093 6.1% -7.4%
Suzuki 10,744 4.9% 9,654 4.5% 11.3%
Lexus 5,855 2.7% 6,448 3.0% -9.2%
Subaru 5,383 2.5% 9,384 4.4% -42.6%
Daihatsu 4,417 2.0% 2,052 1.0% 115.3%
Mitsubishi 3,331 1.5% 3,208 1.5% 3.8%
Others 17,288 7.9% 16,603 7.7% 4.1%
Total 217,762 100.0% 215,058 100.0% 1.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 48,721 40.6% 43,441 37.7% 12.2%
Nissan 16,294 13.6% 16,715 14.5% -2.5%
Honda 14,668 12.2% 11,597 10.1% 26.5%
Mazda 9,610 8.0% 8,995 7.8% 6.8%
Lexus 5,855 4.9% 6,448 5.6% -9.2%
Subaru 5,105 4.3% 9,214 8.0% -44.6%
Mitsubishi 2,422 2.0% 2,253 2.0% 7.5%
Suzuki 1,279 1.1% 1,591 1.4% -19.6%
Daihatsu 11 0.0% 24 0.0% -54.2%
Others 16,072 13.4% 15,095 13.1% 6.5%
Total 120,037 100.0% 115,373 100.0% 4.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 48,431 49.6% 49,634 49.8% -2.4%
Honda 15,429 15.8% 16,499 16.6% -6.5%
Nissan 15,075 15.4% 16,730 16.8% -9.9%
Suzuki 9,465 9.7% 8,063 8.1% 17.4%
Daihatsu 4,406 4.5% 2,028 2.0% 117.3%
Mazda 2,516 2.6% 4,098 4.1% -38.6%
Mitsubishi 909 0.9% 955 1.0% -4.8%
Subaru 278 0.3% 170 0.2% 63.5%
Others 1,216 1.2% 1,508 1.5% -19.4%
Total 97,725 100.0% 99,685 100.0% -2.0%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 11,875 39.0% 11,011 40.0% 7.8%
Nissan 5,256 17.3% 3,553 12.9% 47.9%
Isuzu 4,867 16.0% 4,710 17.1% 3.3%
Hino 4,576 15.0% 4,369 15.9% 4.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,350 7.7% 2,409 8.7% -2.4%
Mazda 945 3.1% 927 3.4% 1.9%
UD Trucks 469 1.5% 432 1.6% 8.6%
Mitsubishi 51 0.2% 85 0.3% -40.0%
Others 44 0.1% 54 0.2% -18.5%
Total 30,433 100.0% 27,550 100.0% 10.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Isuzu 3,834 32.4% 3,766 33.9% 1.8%
Hino 3,753 31.8% 3,526 31.8% 6.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,707 14.4% 1,711 15.4% -0.2%
Toyota 1,626 13.8% 1,342 12.1% 21.2%
UD Trucks 464 3.9% 431 3.9% 7.7%
Nissan 345 2.9% 234 2.1% 47.4%
Mazda 46 0.4% 36 0.3% 27.8%
Others 44 0.4% 54 0.5% -18.5%
Total 11,819 100.0% 11,100 100.0% 6.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 10,249 55.1% 9,669 58.8% 6.0%
Nissan 4,911 26.4% 3,319 20.2% 48.0%
Isuzu 1,033 5.5% 944 5.7% 9.4%
Mazda 899 4.8% 891 5.4% 0.9%
Hino 823 4.4% 843 5.1% -2.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 643 3.5% 698 4.2% -7.9%
Mitsubishi 51 0.3% 85 0.5% -40.0%
UD Trucks 5 0.0% 1 0.0% 400.0%
Total 18,614 100.0% 16,450 100.0% 13.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 327 38.3% 274 33.1% 19.3%
Hino 242 28.4% 230 27.8% 5.2%
Isuzu 120 14.1% 123 14.9% -2.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 111 13.0% 134 16.2% -17.2%
Nissan 50 5.9% 64 7.7% -21.9%
Others 3 0.4% 2 0.2% 50.0%
Total 853 100.0% 827 100.0% 3.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2019 Jan. 2018 Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,192 19,309 -0.6%
2 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 14,350 10,399 38.0%
3 Nissan DAYZ 13,541 14,843 -8.8%
4 Daihatsu Tanto 13,125 12,125 8.2%
5 Daihatsu Hijet 11,711 12,196 -4.0%
6 Nissan Note 11,448 12,444 -8.0%
7 Daihatsu Move 10,358 11,342 -8.7%
8 Nissan Serena 10,110 7,823 29.2%
9 Daihatsu Mira (Cuore) 9,178 7,758 18.3%
10 Toyota Sienta 8,600 6,635 29.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2019 2018 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,401 20.3% 4,267 20.1% 3.1%
VW 2,819 13.0% 2,795 13.2% 0.9%
BMW 2,177 10.0% 1,989 9.4% 9.5%
Toyota 1,724 8.0% 1,609 7.6% 7.1%
BMW MINI 1,281 5.9% 1,182 5.6% 8.4%
Volvo * 1,140 5.3% 1,004 4.7% 13.5%
Audi 1,049 4.8% 1,506 7.1% -30.3%
Honda 1,027 4.7% 1,149 5.4% -10.6%
Nissan 1,019 4.7% 1,017 4.8% 0.2%
Jeep 677 3.1% 664 3.1% 2.0%
Peugeot 673 3.1% 669 3.1% 0.6%
Renault 503 2.3% 491 2.3% 2.4%
Fiat 389 1.8% 302 1.4% 28.8%
Porsche 387 1.8% 490 2.3% -21.0%
smart 339 1.6% 124 0.6% 173.4%
Suzuki 302 1.4% 569 2.7% -46.9%
Land Rover 275 1.3% 142 0.7% 93.7%
Mitsubishi 272 1.3% 289 1.4% -5.9%
Jaguar 201 0.9% 59 0.3% 240.7%
Citroen 196 0.9% 152 0.7% 28.9%
ABARTH 189 0.9% 148 0.7% 27.7%
Alfa Romeo 162 0.7% 128 0.6% 26.6%
Maserati 59 0.3% 66 0.3% -10.6%
Ferrari 58 0.3% 65 0.3% -10.8%
Chevrolet 44 0.2% 51 0.2% -13.7%
Cadillac 44 0.2% 32 0.2% 37.5%
DS 42 0.2% 22 0.1% 90.9%
Ford 28 0.1% 33 0.2% -15.2%
Bentley 24 0.1% 17 0.1% 41.2%
Lamborghini 23 0.1% 32 0.2% -28.1%
Rolls Royce 19 0.1% 19 0.1% 0.0%
McLaren 18 0.1% 20 0.1% -10.0%
Volvo Truck 16 0.1% - -% -%
Dodge 15 0.1% 16 0.1% -6.3%
BMW Alpina 14 0.1% 21 0.1% -33.3%
Aston Martin 12 0.1% 25 0.1% -52.0%
Lotus 11 0.1% 19 0.1% -42.1%
Scania 11 0.1% 12 0.1% -8.3%
GMC 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Rover 3 0.0% - -% -%
Morgan 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
Chrysler 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Autobianchi 1 0.0% 3 0.0% -66.7%
Hummer 1 0.0% - -% -%
Unimog 1 0.0% - -% -%
Bugatti - -% 3 0.0% -%
Hyundai - -% 2 0.0% -%
Lancia - -% 1 0.0% -%
MG - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 15 0.1% 44 0.2% -65.9%
Total 21,669 100.0% 21,254 100.0% 2.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)
*:Volvo Truck is included in Volvo Group's year-on-year comparison for the same month


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