Japan - Flash report, Sales volume, 2020

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2020

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Flash report, March 2020

1 Apr. 2020

Japanese new vehicle sales in March decline 9.3% y/y to 581K units.
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in March 2020 declined 9.3% to 581,438 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc declined 10.2% to 374,955 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc decreased 7.6% to 206,483 units.
Total sales from January to March decreased 10.2% to 1,371,726 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Mar. 2020 Mar. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2020 Jan.-Mar. 2019 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 374,955 417,373 -10.2% 864,721 966,831 -10.6%
Mini Vehicles 206,483 223,440 -7.6% 507,005 561,384 -9.7%
Total 581,438 640,813 -9.3% 1,371,726 1,528,215 -10.2%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 170,941 45.6% 175,470 42.0% -2.6% 399,850 46.2% 416,530 43.1% -4.0%
Honda 39,434 10.5% 47,600 11.4% -17.2% 87,079 10.1% 113,031 11.7% -23.0%
Nissan 34,885 9.3% 51,802 12.4% -32.7% 92,027 10.6% 130,497 13.5% -29.5%
Mazda 24,373 6.5% 23,928 5.7% 1.9% 52,043 6.0% 53,481 5.5% -2.7%
Suzuki 14,432 3.8% 15,718 3.8% -8.2% 34,404 4.0% 38,596 4.0% -10.9%
Subaru 13,129 3.5% 16,022 3.8% -18.1% 30,992 3.6% 31,093 3.2% -0.3%
Daihatsu 10,296 2.7% 5,342 1.3% 92.7% 21,643 2.5% 13,953 1.4% 55.1%
Isuzu 9,798 2.6% 11,766 2.8% -16.7% 20,223 2.3% 23,501 2.4% -13.9%
Hino 8,597 2.3% 9,622 2.3% -10.7% 17,633 2.0% 20,620 2.1% -14.5%
Lexus 5,736 1.5% 7,796 1.9% -26.4% 14,766 1.7% 19,130 2.0% -22.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,631 1.5% 5,285 1.3% 6.5% 11,398 1.3% 10,723 1.1% 6.3%
Mitsubishi 4,551 1.2% 9,021 2.2% -49.6% 10,954 1.3% 16,461 1.7% -33.5%
UD Trucks 1,201 0.3% 1,247 0.3% -3.7% 2,176 0.3% 2,366 0.2% -8.0%
Others 31,951 8.5% 36,754 8.8% -13.1% 69,533 8.0% 76,849 7.9% -9.5%
Total 374,955 100.0% 417,373 100.0% -10.2% 864,721 100.0% 966,831 100.0% -10.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Mar. Share Mar. Share
Suzuki 63,968 31.0% 71,322 31.9% -10.3% 152,967 30.2% 172,509 30.7% -11.3%
Daihatsu 60,637 29.4% 70,192 31.4% -13.6% 151,839 29.9% 178,717 31.8% -15.0%
Honda 38,145 18.5% 42,036 18.8% -9.3% 100,033 19.7% 107,464 19.1% -6.9%
Nissan 24,009 11.6% 20,900 9.4% 14.9% 61,104 12.1% 55,801 9.9% 9.5%
Mitsubishi 8,028 3.9% 7,979 3.6% 0.6% 16,007 3.2% 19,043 3.4% -15.9%
Mazda 6,154 3.0% 4,296 1.9% 43.2% 11,500 2.3% 11,276 2.0% 2.0%
Toyota 3,072 1.5% 3,671 1.6% -16.3% 7,321 1.4% 9,164 1.6% -20.1%
Subaru 2,462 1.2% 3,034 1.4% -18.9% 6,216 1.2% 7,389 1.3% -15.9%
Others 8 0.0% 10 0.0% -20.0% 18 0.0% 21 0.0% -14.3%
Total 206,483 100.0% 223,440 100.0% -7.6% 507,005 100.0% 561,384 100.0% -9.7%
Source: Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 152,623 47.4% 154,159 43.2% -1.0% 356,643 47.7% 367,954 44.0% -3.1%
Honda 39,434 12.3% 47,600 13.3% -17.2% 87,079 11.6% 113,031 13.5% -23.0%
Nissan 27,238 8.5% 42,861 12.0% -36.5% 74,145 9.9% 109,847 13.1% -32.5%
Mazda 22,741 7.1% 22,164 6.2% 2.6% 48,229 6.4% 49,541 5.9% -2.6%
Suzuki 14,432 4.5% 15,718 4.4% -8.2% 34,404 4.6% 38,596 4.6% -10.9%
Subaru 13,129 4.1% 16,022 4.5% -18.1% 30,992 4.1% 31,093 3.7% -0.3%
Daihatsu 10,296 3.2% 5,342 1.5% 92.7% 21,643 2.9% 13,953 1.7% 55.1%
Lexus 5,736 1.8% 7,796 2.2% -26.4% 14,766 2.0% 19,130 2.3% -22.8%
Mitsubishi 4,543 1.4% 8,929 2.5% -49.1% 10,933 1.5% 16,248 1.9% -32.7%
Others 31,693 9.8% 36,663 10.3% -13.6% 69,007 9.2% 76,630 9.2% -9.9%
Total 321,865 100.0% 357,254 100.0% -9.9% 747,841 100.0% 836,023 100.0% -10.5%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 70,883 42.0% 76,307 37.3% -7.1%
Mazda 17,118 10.1% 15,689 7.7% 9.1%
Honda 14,394 8.5% 23,336 11.4% -38.3%
Subaru 12,703 7.5% 15,627 7.6% -18.7%
Nissan 12,503 7.4% 21,458 10.5% -41.7%
Lexus 5,736 3.4% 7,796 3.8% -26.4%
Mitsubishi 3,524 2.1% 7,649 3.7% -53.9%
Suzuki 1,962 1.2% 1,861 0.9% 5.4%
Daihatsu 11 0.0% 17 0.0% -35.3%
Others 29,906 17.7% 34,639 16.9% -13.7%
Total 168,740 100.0% 204,379 100.0% -17.4%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 81,740 53.4% 77,852 50.9% 5.0%
Honda 25,040 16.4% 24,264 15.9% 3.2%
Nissan 14,735 9.6% 21,403 14.0% -31.2%
Suzuki 12,470 8.1% 13,857 9.1% -10.0%
Daihatsu 10,285 6.7% 5,325 3.5% 93.1%
Mazda 5,623 3.7% 6,475 4.2% -13.2%
Mitsubishi 1,019 0.7% 1,280 0.8% -20.4%
Subaru 426 0.3% 395 0.3% 7.8%
Others 1,787 1.2% 2,024 1.3% -11.7%
Total 153,125 100.0% 152,875 100.0% 0.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 17,690 34.7% 20,539 35.6% -13.9% 42,001 37.2% 47,106 37.3% -10.8%
Isuzu 9,477 18.6% 11,443 19.8% -17.2% 19,563 17.3% 22,820 18.1% -14.3%
Hino 8,007 15.7% 8,870 15.4% -9.7% 16,558 14.7% 19,323 15.3% -14.3%
Nissan 7,395 14.5% 8,725 15.1% -15.2% 17,447 15.5% 20,313 16.1% -14.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,268 10.3% 4,893 8.5% 7.7% 10,690 9.5% 10,056 8.0% 6.3%
Mazda 1,632 3.2% 1,764 3.1% -7.5% 3,814 3.4% 3,940 3.1% -3.2%
UD Trucks 1,201 2.4% 1,247 2.2% -3.7% 2,176 1.9% 2,366 1.9% -8.0%
Mitsubishi 8 0.0% 92 0.2% -91.3% 21 0.0% 213 0.2% -90.1%
Others 248 0.5% 79 0.1% 213.9% 500 0.4% 188 0.1% 166.0%
Total 50,926 100.0% 57,652 100.0% -11.7% 112,770 100.0% 126,325 100.0% -10.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Isuzu 7,998 36.4% 8,615 35.9% -7.2%
Hino 6,771 30.8% 7,512 31.3% -9.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,604 11.8% 3,089 12.9% -15.7%
Toyota 2,467 11.2% 2,749 11.5% -10.3%
UD Trucks 1,182 5.4% 1,242 5.2% -4.8%
Nissan 660 3.0% 634 2.6% 4.1%
Mazda 62 0.3% 69 0.3% -10.1%
Mitsubishi 1 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Others 248 1.1% 79 0.3% 213.9%
Total 21,993 100.0% 23,989 100.0% -8.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share
Toyota 15,223 52.6% 17,790 52.8% -14.4%
Nissan 6,735 23.3% 8,091 24.0% -16.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,664 9.2% 1,804 5.4% 47.7%
Mazda 1,570 5.4% 1,695 5.0% -7.4%
Isuzu 1,479 5.1% 2,828 8.4% -47.7%
Hino 1,236 4.3% 1,358 4.0% -9.0%
UD Trucks 19 0.1% 5 0.0% 280.0%
Mitsubishi 7 0.0% 92 0.3% -92.4%
Total 28,933 100.0% 33,663 100.0% -14.1%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Toyota 628 29.0% 772 31.3% -18.7% 1,206 29.3% 1,470 32.8% -18.0%
Hino 590 27.3% 752 30.5% -21.5% 1,075 26.2% 1,297 28.9% -17.1%
Mitsubishi Fuso 363 16.8% 392 15.9% -7.4% 708 17.2% 667 14.9% 6.1%
Isuzu 321 14.8% 323 13.1% -0.6% 660 16.1% 681 15.2% -3.1%
Nissan 252 11.6% 216 8.8% 16.7% 435 10.6% 337 7.5% 29.1%
Others 10 0.5% 12 0.5% -16.7% 26 0.6% 31 0.7% -16.1%
Total 2,164 100.0% 2,467 100.0% -12.3% 4,110 100.0% 4,483 100.0% -8.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association



More detailed statistics for Japan

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Flash report, February 2020

2 Mar. 2020

Japanese new vehicle sales for February decline by 10.3% y/y to 430K 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 2020 declined by 10.3% y/y to 430,185 units. Sales of vehicles with engine displacements greater than 660 cc declined by 10.7% y/y to 268,302 units, while sales of vehicles with engine displacements below 660 cc decreased 9.6% y/y to 161,883 units.
Cumulative sales for January and February decreased by 10.9% to 790,288 units.

Sales of new vehicles
  Feb. 2020 Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2020 Jan.-Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 268,302 300,410 -10.7% 489,766 549,458 -10.9%
Mini Vehicles 161,883 179,017 -9.6% 300,522 337,944 -11.1%
Total 430,185 479,427 -10.3% 790,288 887,402 -10.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association


Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 123,899 46.2% 131,706 43.8% -5.9% 228,909 46.7% 241,060 43.9% -5.0%
Nissan 32,652 12.2% 42,020 14.0% -22.3% 57,142 11.7% 78,695 14.3% -27.4%
Honda 27,961 10.4% 35,334 11.8% -20.9% 47,645 9.7% 65,431 11.9% -27.2%
Mazda 14,913 5.6% 16,482 5.5% -9.5% 27,670 5.6% 29,553 5.4% -6.4%
Suzuki 10,509 3.9% 12,134 4.0% -13.4% 19,972 4.1% 22,878 4.2% -12.7%
Subaru 9,407 3.5% 9,688 3.2% -2.9% 17,863 3.6% 15,071 2.7% 18.5%
Daihatsu 6,210 2.3% 4,194 1.4% 48.1% 11,347 2.3% 8,611 1.6% 31.8%
Isuzu 5,843 2.2% 6,748 2.2% -13.4% 10,425 2.1% 11,735 2.1% -11.2%
Hino 4,985 1.9% 6,180 2.1% -19.3% 9,036 1.8% 10,998 2.0% -17.8%
Lexus 4,233 1.6% 5,479 1.8% -22.7% 9,030 1.8% 11,334 2.1% -20.3%
Mitsubishi 3,216 1.2% 4,058 1.4% -20.7% 6,403 1.3% 7,440 1.4% -13.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,157 1.2% 2,977 1.0% 6.0% 5,767 1.2% 5,438 1.0% 6.1%
UD Trucks 547 0.2% 650 0.2% -15.8% 975 0.2% 1,119 0.2% -12.9%
Others 20,770 7.7% 22,760 7.6% -8.7% 37,582 7.7% 40,095 7.3% -6.3%
Total 268,302 100.0% 300,410 100.0% -10.7% 489,766 100.0% 549,458 100.0% -10.9%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association


Mini Vehicles
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Feb. Share Feb. Share
Daihatsu 48,856 30.2% 57,687 32.2% -15.3% 91,202 30.3% 108,525 32.1% -16.0%
Suzuki 47,428 29.3% 54,155 30.3% -12.4% 88,999 29.6% 101,187 29.9% -12.0%
Honda 34,879 21.5% 34,177 19.1% 2.1% 61,888 20.6% 65,428 19.4% -5.4%
Nissan 19,354 12.0% 18,286 10.2% 5.8% 37,095 12.3% 34,901 10.3% 6.3%
Mitsubishi 4,341 2.7% 5,946 3.3% -27.0% 7,979 2.7% 11,064 3.3% -27.9%
Mazda 2,909 1.8% 3,444 1.9% -15.5% 5,346 1.8% 6,980 2.1% -23.4%
Toyota 2,178 1.3% 2,925 1.6% -25.5% 4,249 1.4% 5,493 1.6% -22.6%
Subaru 1,933 1.2% 2,391 1.3% -19.2% 3,754 1.2% 4,355 1.3% -13.8%
Others 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 10 0.0% 11 0.0% -9.1%
Total 161,883 100.0% 179,017 100.0% -9.6% 300,522 100.0% 337,944 100.0% -11.1%
Source: Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association




Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 110,502 47.4% 116,643 44.7% -5.3% 204,020 47.9% 213,795 44.7% -4.6%
Honda 27,961 12.0% 35,334 13.5% -20.9% 47,645 11.2% 65,431 13.7% -27.2%
Nissan 26,786 11.5% 35,617 13.6% -24.8% 46,907 11.0% 66,986 14.0% -30.0%
Mazda 13,752 5.9% 15,251 5.8% -9.8% 25,488 6.0% 27,377 5.7% -6.9%
Suzuki 10,509 4.5% 12,134 4.6% -13.4% 19,972 4.7% 22,878 4.8% -12.7%
Subaru 9,407 4.0% 9,688 3.7% -2.9% 17,863 4.2% 15,071 3.1% 18.5%
Daihatsu 6,210 2.7% 4,194 1.6% 48.1% 11,347 2.7% 8,611 1.8% 31.8%
Lexus 4,233 1.8% 5,479 2.1% -22.7% 9,030 2.1% 11,334 2.4% -20.3%
Mitsubishi 3,209 1.4% 3,988 1.5% -19.5% 6,390 1.5% 7,319 1.5% -12.7%
Others 20,586 8.8% 22,679 8.7% -9.2% 37,314 8.8% 39,967 8.3% -6.6%
Total 233,155 100.0% 261,007 100.0% -10.7% 425,976 100.0% 478,769 100.0% -11.0%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 50,975 41.2% 57,307 39.5% -11.0%
Nissan 13,325 10.8% 18,334 12.6% -27.3%
Mazda 11,339 9.2% 11,598 8.0% -2.2%
Honda 11,156 9.0% 16,907 11.6% -34.0%
Subaru 9,157 7.4% 9,430 6.5% -2.9%
Lexus 4,233 3.4% 5,479 3.8% -22.7%
Mitsubishi 2,471 2.0% 3,250 2.2% -24.0%
Suzuki 1,369 1.1% 1,491 1.0% -8.2%
Daihatsu 3 0.0% 13 0.0% -76.9%
Others 19,572 15.8% 21,355 14.7% -8.3%
Total 123,600 100.0% 145,164 100.0% -14.9%


Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 59,527 54.3% 59,336 51.2% 0.3%
Honda 16,805 15.3% 18,427 15.9% -8.8%
Nissan 13,461 12.3% 17,283 14.9% -22.1%
Suzuki 9,140 8.3% 10,643 9.2% -14.1%
Daihatsu 6,207 5.7% 4,181 3.6% 48.5%
Mazda 2,413 2.2% 3,653 3.2% -33.9%
Mitsubishi 738 0.7% 738 0.6% 0.0%
Subaru 250 0.2% 258 0.2% -3.1%
Others 1,014 0.9% 1,324 1.1% -23.4%
Total 109,555 100.0% 115,843 100.0% -5.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 13,091 38.5% 14,692 38.4% -10.9% 24,311 39.3% 26,567 38.7% -8.5%
Nissan 5,729 16.9% 6,332 16.6% -9.5% 10,052 16.3% 11,588 16.9% -13.3%
Isuzu 5,633 16.6% 6,510 17.0% -13.5% 10,086 16.3% 11,377 16.6% -11.3%
Hino 4,689 13.8% 5,877 15.4% -20.2% 8,551 13.8% 10,453 15.2% -18.2%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,936 8.6% 2,813 7.4% 4.4% 5,422 8.8% 5,163 7.5% 5.0%
Mazda 1,161 3.4% 1,231 3.2% -5.7% 2,182 3.5% 2,176 3.2% 0.3%
UD Trucks 547 1.6% 650 1.7% -15.8% 975 1.6% 1,119 1.6% -12.9%
Mitsubishi 7 0.0% 70 0.2% -90.0% 13 0.0% 121 0.2% -89.3%
Others 170 0.5% 65 0.2% 161.5% 252 0.4% 109 0.2% 131.2%
Total 33,963 100.0% 38,240 100.0% -11.2% 61,844 100.0% 68,673 100.0% -9.9%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Isuzu 4,919 36.0% 5,103 34.0% -3.6%
Hino 4,069 29.8% 4,699 31.3% -13.4%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,673 12.2% 2,033 13.6% -17.7%
Toyota 1,664 12.2% 1,914 12.8% -13.1%
Nissan 595 4.4% 476 3.2% 25.0%
UD Trucks 543 4.0% 647 4.3% -16.1%
Mazda 44 0.3% 55 0.4% -20.0%
Others 170 1.2% 65 0.4% 161.5%
Total 13,677 100.0% 14,992 100.0% -8.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share
Toyota 11,427 56.3% 12,778 55.0% -10.6%
Nissan 5,134 25.3% 5,856 25.2% -12.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,263 6.2% 780 3.4% 61.9%
Mazda 1,117 5.5% 1,176 5.1% -5.0%
Isuzu 714 3.5% 1,407 6.1% -49.3%
Hino 620 3.1% 1,178 5.1% -47.4%
Mitsubishi 7 0.0% 70 0.3% -90.0%
UD Trucks 4 0.0% 3 0.0% 33.3%
Total 20,286 100.0% 23,248 100.0% -12.7%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Toyota 306 25.8% 371 31.9% -17.5% 578 29.7% 698 34.6% -17.2%
Hino 296 25.0% 303 26.1% -2.3% 485 24.9% 545 27.0% -11.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 221 18.7% 164 14.1% 34.8% 345 17.7% 275 13.6% 25.5%
Isuzu 210 17.7% 238 20.5% -11.8% 339 17.4% 358 17.8% -5.3%
Nissan 137 11.6% 71 6.1% 93.0% 183 9.4% 121 6.0% 51.2%
Others 14 1.2% 16 1.4% -12.5% 16 0.8% 19 0.9% -15.8%
Total 1,184 100.0% 1,163 100.0% 1.8% 1,946 100.0% 2,016 100.0% -3.5%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Feb. 2020 Feb. 2019 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2020
Jan.-Feb.
2019
Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 19,177 20,391 -6.0% 38,130 39,583 -3.7%
2 Nissan DAYZ 15,495 14,539 6.6% 29,761 28,080 6.0%
3 Daihatsu Tanto 14,496 15,161 -4.4% 26,828 28,286 -5.2%
4 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 13,945 15,825 -11.9% 26,356 30,175 -12.7%
5 Daihatsu Move 11,570 12,374 -6.5% 20,527 22,732 -9.7%
6 Daihatsu Hijet 11,277 12,631 -10.7% 21,974 24,342 -9.7%
7 Honda N-WGN 11,121 5,137 116.5% 14,493 9,462 53.2%
8 Toyota Raize 9,979 - -% 20,199 - -%
9 Nissan Note 9,913 12,910 -23.2% 17,442 24,358 -28.4%
10 Toyota Corolla 9,898 7,642 29.5% 18,378 14,204 29.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association




Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2020 2019 Y-o-Y 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,300 16.9% 5,145 18.6% -16.4% 8,476 18.7% 9,546 19.3% -11.2%
VW 3,885 15.3% 3,984 14.4% -2.5% 6,712 14.8% 6,803 13.8% -1.3%
BMW 2,723 10.7% 3,647 13.2% -25.3% 4,419 9.7% 5,824 11.8% -24.1%
Toyota 2,219 8.7% 1,958 7.1% 13.3% 4,093 9.0% 3,682 7.5% 11.2%
Audi 1,807 7.1% 1,330 4.8% 35.9% 3,351 7.4% 2,379 4.8% 40.9%
BMW MINI 1,475 5.8% 1,932 7.0% -23.7% 2,475 5.5% 3,213 6.5% -23.0%
Volvo 1,393 5.5% 1,364 4.9% 2.1% 2,671 5.9% 2,504 5.1% 6.7%
Honda 1,155 4.6% 1,052 3.8% 9.8% 1,383 3.0% 2,079 4.2% -33.5%
Jeep 992 3.9% 670 2.4% 48.1% 1,889 4.2% 1,347 2.7% 40.2%
Nissan 756 3.0% 1,331 4.8% -43.2% 1,409 3.1% 2,350 4.8% -40.0%
Peugeot 713 2.8% 824 3.0% -13.5% 1,392 3.1% 1,497 3.0% -7.0%
Porsche 548 2.2% 503 1.8% 8.9% 959 2.1% 890 1.8% 7.8%
Renault 520 2.0% 642 2.3% -19.0% 943 2.1% 1,145 2.3% -17.6%
Fiat 418 1.6% 506 1.8% -17.4% 689 1.5% 895 1.8% -23.0%
Land Rover 374 1.5% 414 1.5% -9.7% 657 1.4% 689 1.4% -4.6%
Citroen 306 1.2% 282 1.0% 8.5% 585 1.3% 478 1.0% 22.4%
Suzuki 305 1.2% 356 1.3% -14.3% 608 1.3% 658 1.3% -7.6%
ABARTH 193 0.8% 211 0.8% -8.5% 305 0.7% 400 0.8% -23.8%
Mitsubishi 162 0.6% 235 0.8% -31.1% 300 0.7% 507 1.0% -40.8%
Jaguar 133 0.5% 303 1.1% -56.1% 212 0.5% 504 1.0% -57.9%
Alfa Romeo 117 0.5% 189 0.7% -38.1% 221 0.5% 351 0.7% -37.0%
Ferrari 101 0.4% 77 0.3% 31.2% 191 0.4% 135 0.3% 41.5%
Lamborghini 84 0.3% 48 0.2% 75.0% 156 0.3% 71 0.1% 119.7%
StreetScooter 77 0.3% - -% -% 77 0.2% - -% -%
Cadillac 55 0.2% 36 0.1% 52.8% 99 0.2% 80 0.2% 23.8%
Maserati 55 0.2% 81 0.3% -32.1% 89 0.2% 140 0.3% -36.4%
Volvo Truck 44 0.2% 23 0.1% 91.3% 83 0.2% 39 0.1% 112.8%
DS 43 0.2% 53 0.2% -18.9% 111 0.2% 95 0.2% 16.8%
Ford 42 0.2% 50 0.2% -16.0% 70 0.2% 78 0.2% -10.3%
Dodge 39 0.2% 30 0.1% 30.0% 56 0.1% 45 0.1% 24.4%
Bentley 30 0.1% 36 0.1% -16.7% 57 0.1% 60 0.1% -5.0%
Chevrolet 29 0.1% 50 0.2% -42.0% 51 0.1% 94 0.2% -45.7%
Scania 26 0.1% 31 0.1% -16.1% 50 0.1% 42 0.1% 19.0%
smart 24 0.1% 172 0.6% -86.0% 79 0.2% 511 1.0% -84.5%
Mazda 24 0.1% - -% -% 38 0.1% - -% -%
McLaren 22 0.1% 24 0.1% -8.3% 47 0.1% 42 0.1% 11.9%
Aston Martin 18 0.1% 13 0.0% 38.5% 38 0.1% 25 0.1% 52.0%
BMW Alpina 15 0.1% 18 0.1% -16.7% 30 0.1% 32 0.1% -6.3%
Lotus 14 0.1% 16 0.1% -12.5% 36 0.1% 27 0.1% 33.3%
Rolls Royce 13 0.1% 6 0.0% 116.7% 34 0.1% 25 0.1% 36.0%
Hyundai 11 0.0% 3 0.0% 266.7% 11 0.0% 3 0.0% 266.7%
Autobianchi 7 0.0% 3 0.0% 133.3% 11 0.0% 4 0.0% 175.0%
Unimog 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 200.0% 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Morgan 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% 7 0.0% 4 0.0% 75.0%
Buick 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% - -% -%
MG 1 0.0% - -% -% 3 0.0% - -% -%
Lancia 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Pontiac 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0% 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0%
Rover 1 0.0% 4 0.0% -75.0% 1 0.0% 7 0.0% -85.7%
Bugatti 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
Mini 1 0.0% - -% -% 1 0.0% - -% -%
GMC - -% 3 0.0% -% 5 0.0% 7 0.0% -28.6%
Chrysler - -% 3 0.0% -% 4 0.0% 5 0.0% -20.0%
Hummer - -% - -% -% - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 97 0.4% 11 0.0% 781.8% 189 0.4% 26 0.1% 626.9%
Total 25,376 100.0% 27,674 100.0% -8.3% 45,385 100.0% 49,343 100.0% -8.0%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)



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Flash report, January 2020

3 Feb. 2020


Japanese new vehicle sales in January declined 11.7% y/y to 360K units
According to the Japan Automotive Dealers Association and Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, sales in Japan in January 2020 declined 11.7% to 360,103 units.
Sales with engine displacements above 660cc declined 11.1% to 221,464 units. Vehicles with engine displacements below 660cc decreased 12.8% to 138,639 units.


Sales of new vehicles
  Jan. 2020 Jan. 2019 Y-o-Y
Non-mini vehicles 221,464 249,048 -11.1%
Mini Vehicles 138,639 158,927 -12.8%
Total 360,103 407,975 -11.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association

Non-mini vehicles Total (Breakdown by vehicle type)
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 105,010 47.4% 109,354 43.9% -4.0%
Nissan 24,490 11.1% 36,675 14.7% -33.2%
Honda 19,684 8.9% 30,097 12.1% -34.6%
Mazda 12,757 5.8% 13,071 5.2% -2.4%
Suzuki 9,463 4.3% 10,744 4.3% -11.9%
Subaru 8,456 3.8% 5,383 2.2% 57.1%
Daihatsu 5,137 2.3% 4,417 1.8% 16.3%
Lexus 4,797 2.2% 5,855 2.4% -18.1%
Isuzu 4,582 2.1% 4,987 2.0% -8.1%
Hino 4,051 1.8% 4,818 1.9% -15.9%
Mitsubishi 3,187 1.4% 3,382 1.4% -5.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,610 1.2% 2,461 1.0% 6.1%
UD Trucks 428 0.2% 469 0.2% -8.7%
Others 16,812 7.6% 17,335 7.0% -3.0%
Total 221,464 100.0% 249,048 100.0% -11.1%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Mini Vehicles
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Daihatsu 42,346 30.5% 50,838 32.0% -16.7%
Suzuki 41,571 30.0% 47,032 29.6% -11.6%
Honda 27,008 19.5% 31,251 19.7% -13.6%
Nissan 17,741 12.8% 16,615 10.5% 6.8%
Mitsubishi 3,638 2.6% 5,118 3.2% -28.9%
Mazda 2,437 1.8% 3,536 2.2% -31.1%
Toyota 2,071 1.5% 2,568 1.6% -19.4%
Subaru 1,821 1.3% 1,964 1.2% -7.3%
Others 6 0.0% 5 0.0% 20.0%
Total 138,639 100.0% 158,927 100.0% -12.8%
Source: Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Cars Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 93,518 48.5% 97,152 44.6% -3.7%
Nissan 20,121 10.4% 31,369 14.4% -35.9%
Honda 19,684 10.2% 30,097 13.8% -34.6%
Mazda 11,736 6.1% 12,126 5.6% -3.2%
Suzuki 9,463 4.9% 10,744 4.9% -11.9%
Subaru 8,456 4.4% 5,383 2.5% 57.1%
Daihatsu 5,137 2.7% 4,417 2.0% 16.3%
Lexus 4,797 2.5% 5,855 2.7% -18.1%
Mitsubishi 3,181 1.6% 3,331 1.5% -4.5%
Others 16,728 8.7% 17,288 7.9% -3.2%
Total 192,821 100.0% 217,762 100.0% -11.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 45,128 42.2% 48,721 40.6% -7.4%
Nissan 10,595 9.9% 16,294 13.6% -35.0%
Mazda 9,547 8.9% 9,610 8.0% -0.7%
Honda 8,846 8.3% 14,668 12.2% -39.7%
Subaru 8,245 7.7% 5,105 4.3% 61.5%
Lexus 4,797 4.5% 5,855 4.9% -18.1%
Mitsubishi 2,630 2.5% 2,422 2.0% 8.6%
Suzuki 1,350 1.3% 1,279 1.1% 5.6%
Daihatsu 7 0.0% 11 0.0% -36.4%
Others 15,906 14.9% 16,072 13.4% -1.0%
Total 107,051 100.0% 120,037 100.0% -10.8%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small cars
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 48,390 56.4% 48,431 49.6% -0.1%
Honda 10,838 12.6% 15,429 15.8% -29.8%
Nissan 9,526 11.1% 15,075 15.4% -36.8%
Suzuki 8,113 9.5% 9,465 9.7% -14.3%
Daihatsu 5,130 6.0% 4,406 4.5% 16.4%
Mazda 2,189 2.6% 2,516 2.6% -13.0%
Mitsubishi 551 0.6% 909 0.9% -39.4%
Subaru 211 0.2% 278 0.3% -24.1%
Others 822 1.0% 1,216 1.2% -32.4%
Total 85,770 100.0% 97,725 100.0% -12.2%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Trucks Total
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 11,220 40.2% 11,875 39.0% -5.5%
Isuzu 4,453 16.0% 4,867 16.0% -8.5%
Nissan 4,323 15.5% 5,256 17.3% -17.8%
Hino 3,862 13.9% 4,576 15.0% -15.6%
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,486 8.9% 2,350 7.7% 5.8%
Mazda 1,021 3.7% 945 3.1% 8.0%
UD Trucks 428 1.5% 469 1.5% -8.7%
Mitsubishi 6 0.0% 51 0.2% -88.2%
Others 82 0.3% 44 0.1% 86.4%
Total 27,881 100.0% 30,433 100.0% -8.4%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Standard Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Isuzu 3,860 35.7% 3,834 32.4% 0.7%
Hino 3,271 30.3% 3,753 31.8% -12.8%
Toyota 1,469 13.6% 1,626 13.8% -9.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,383 12.8% 1,707 14.4% -19.0%
UD Trucks 421 3.9% 464 3.9% -9.3%
Nissan 293 2.7% 345 2.9% -15.1%
Mazda 34 0.3% 46 0.4% -26.1%
Others 82 0.8% 44 0.4% 86.4%
Total 10,813 100.0% 11,819 100.0% -8.5%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Small Trucks
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 9,751 57.1% 10,249 55.1% -4.9%
Nissan 4,030 23.6% 4,911 26.4% -17.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 1,103 6.5% 643 3.5% 71.5%
Mazda 987 5.8% 899 4.8% 9.8%
Isuzu 593 3.5% 1,033 5.5% -42.6%
Hino 591 3.5% 823 4.4% -28.2%
UD Trucks 7 0.0% 5 0.0% 40.0%
Mitsubishi 6 0.0% 51 0.3% -88.2%
Total 17,068 100.0% 18,614 100.0% -8.3%

Breakdown of Non-mini vehicles by vehicle type : Buses
Brands 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Toyota 272 35.7% 327 38.3% -16.8%
Hino 189 24.8% 242 28.4% -21.9%
Isuzu 129 16.9% 120 14.1% 7.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 124 16.3% 111 13.0% 11.7%
Nissan 46 6.0% 50 5.9% -8.0%
Others 2 0.3% 3 0.4% -33.3%
Total 762 100.0% 853 100.0% -10.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association

Japan - Top 10 best selling models
- Maker/Brand Model Jan. 2020 Jan. 2019 Y-o-Y
1 Honda N BOX 18,953 19,192 -1.2%
2 Nissan DAYZ 14,266 13,541 5.4%
3 Suzuki Suzuki Spacia 12,411 14,350 -13.5%
4 Daihatsu Tanto 12,332 13,125 -6.0%
5 Daihatsu Hijet 10,697 11,711 -8.7%
6 Toyota Raize 10,220 - -%
7 Daihatsu Move 8,957 10,358 -13.5%
8 Toyota Corolla 8,480 6,562 29.2%
9 Nissan Note 7,529 11,448 -34.2%
10 Toyota Sienta 6,831 8,600 -20.6%
Source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Japan Mini Vehicles Association



Registrations of new imported cars (Including Japanese makers)
Brand 2020 2019 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Mercedes-Benz 4,176 20.9% 4,401 20.3% -5.1%
VW 2,827 14.1% 2,819 13.0% 0.3%
Toyota 1,874 9.4% 1,724 8.0% 8.7%
BMW 1,696 8.5% 2,177 10.0% -22.1%
Audi 1,544 7.7% 1,049 4.8% 47.2%
Volvo 1,278 6.4% 1,140 5.3% 12.1%
BMW MINI 1,000 5.0% 1,281 5.9% -21.9%
Jeep 897 4.5% 677 3.1% 32.5%
Peugeot 679 3.4% 673 3.1% 0.9%
Nissan 653 3.3% 1,019 4.7% -35.9%
Renault 423 2.1% 503 2.3% -15.9%
Porsche 411 2.1% 387 1.8% 6.2%
Suzuki 303 1.5% 302 1.4% 0.3%
Land Rover 283 1.4% 275 1.3% 2.9%
Citroen 279 1.4% 196 0.9% 42.3%
Fiat 271 1.4% 389 1.8% -30.3%
Honda 228 1.1% 1,027 4.7% -77.8%
Mitsubishi 138 0.7% 272 1.3% -49.3%
ABARTH 112 0.6% 189 0.9% -40.7%
Alfa Romeo 104 0.5% 162 0.7% -35.8%
Ferrari 90 0.4% 58 0.3% 55.2%
Jaguar 79 0.4% 201 0.9% -60.7%
Lamborghini 72 0.4% 23 0.1% 213.0%
DS 68 0.3% 42 0.2% 61.9%
smart 55 0.3% 339 1.6% -83.8%
Cadillac 44 0.2% 44 0.2% 0.0%
Volvo Truck 39 0.2% 16 0.1% 143.8%
Maserati 34 0.2% 59 0.3% -42.4%
Ford 28 0.1% 28 0.1% 0.0%
Bentley 27 0.1% 24 0.1% 12.5%
McLaren 25 0.1% 18 0.1% 38.9%
Scania 24 0.1% 11 0.1% 118.2%
Chevrolet 22 0.1% 44 0.2% -50.0%
Lotus 22 0.1% 11 0.1% 100.0%
Rolls Royce 21 0.1% 19 0.1% 10.5%
Aston Martin 20 0.1% 12 0.1% 66.7%
Dodge 17 0.1% 15 0.1% 13.3%
BMW Alpina 15 0.1% 14 0.1% 7.1%
Mazda 14 0.1% - -% -%
GMC 5 0.0% 4 0.0% 25.0%
Morgan 5 0.0% 2 0.0% 150.0%
Chrysler 4 0.0% 2 0.0% 100.0%
Autobianchi 4 0.0% 1 0.0% 300.0%
Buick 2 0.0% - -% -%
MG 2 0.0% - -% -%
Unimog 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0.0%
Lancia 1 0.0% - -% -%
Pontiac 1 0.0% - -% -%
Rover - -% 3 0.0% -%
Hummer - -% 1 0.0% -%
Others 92 0.5% 15 0.1% 513.3%
Total 20,009 100.0% 21,669 100.0% -7.7%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA)


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