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Car Market in Malaysia posted a double digit growth in January.

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Car Market in Malaysia posted a double digit growth in January despite Toyota fell one third from the correspondent month last year. Perodua boomed thanks to new models.

In January 2015 according to data released by M.A.A., the Malaysian Automotive Association, the new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Malaysia have been 56.654, up 13.1% compared with the correspondent month last year.

2015 is expected to be challenging for the Malaysian Automotive industry.

Growing inflation index and the April implementation of the new Good & Services Tax (GST) will create uncertain for consumers while the bank system should continue to restriction policy introduced in second half 2014.

However the market is expected up again and ready to hit the fourth all-time record in a row in the range of 690.000 units. In this view, the double digit January start is more than expected.

In January the market was driven up by strong Perodua performance with volume at 16.067, up 32.9%, and market share at 32.1%.

Proton sold 8.900 units (-8.6%) and was followed by Honda with 6.522 sales (+2.0%).

Huge surprise was created by the embarrassing drop scored by Toyota, fell 38.2% at 4.064, 5th behind Nissan.

As far as the car group’s performance and ranking, the leader was Perodua with 32.1% of market share, ahead of Proton with 17.8% and Honda with 13.0%.

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands and Groups. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Jan ’15 Rank 2014 Brand Sales Jan ’15 Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15 Share Jan ’15 Sales F.Y. 2014 Share 2014
1 1 Perodua 16.067 32,9% 32,1% 195.579 29,9%
2 2 Proton 8.900 -8,6% 17,8% 115.783 17,7%
3 4 Honda 6.522 2,0% 13,0% 77.495 11,8%
4 5 Nissan 4.706 34,2% 9,4% 39.932 6,1%
5 3 Toyota 4.064 -38,2% 8,1% 102.035 15,6%
6 7 Ford 1.544 37,6% 3,1% 13.938 2,1%
7 6 Mitsubishi 1.488 23,6% 3,0% 14.322 2,2%
8 9 Mazda 875 9,8% 1,7% 11.382 1,7%
9 10 Hyundai 815 -9,3% 1,6% 10.271 1,6%
10 8 Isuzu 747 -7,3% 1,5% 12.366 1,9%
11 11 Kia 702 -23,9% 1,4% 9.926 1,5%
12 16 Peugeot 525 -13,2% 1,0% 5.498 0,8%
13 13 BMW 500 -11,8% 1,0% 7.808 1,2%
14 14 Mercedes 430 -19,3% 0,9% 6.952 1,1%
15 15 Hino 422 -0,5% 0,8% 6.380 1,0%
16 12 Volkswagen 417 -54,2% 0,8% 8.916 1,4%
17 17 Suzuki 383 -45,4% 0,8% 4.273 0,7%
18 19 Subaru 210 -3,2% 0,4% 1.644 0,3%
19 28 Chana 105 356,5% 0,2% 341 0,1%
20 18 Chevrolet 101 -24,1% 0,2% 1.792 0,3%
21 20 Audi 96 -48,7% 0,2% 1.619 0,2%
22 23 Land Rover 95 18,8% 0,2% 844 0,1%
23 22 Daihatsu 88 -3,3% 0,2% 1.207 0,2%
24 25 Mini 55 34,1% 0,1% 655 0,1%
25 21 Lexus 45 -58,7% 0,1% 1.601 0,2%
26 24 Volvo 43 -51,7% 0,1% 788 0,1%
27 27 Porsche 38 22,6% 0,1% 349 0,1%
28 30 Renault 36 3500,0% 0,1% 228 0,0%
29 26 Chery 34 -30,6% 0,1% 350 0,1%
30 29 Jac 19 0,0% 0,0% 280 0,0%
31 33 Jaguar 14 #DIV/0! 0,0% 36 0,0%
31 31 SsangYong 14 -22,2% 0,0% 207 0,0%
32 34 BAW 6 200,0% 0,0% 17 0,0%

Rank Jan ’15 Rank 2014 Group Sales Jan ’15 Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15 Share Jan ’15 Sales F.Y. 2014 Share 2014
1 1 Perodua 16.067 32,9% 32,1% 195.579 29,3%
2 2 Proton 8.900 -8,6% 17,8% 115.783 17,4%
3 4 Honda 6.522 2,0% 13,0% 77.495 11,6%
4 5 Renault-Nissan 4.742 35,1% 9,5% 40.160 6,0%
5 3 Toyota 4.619 -35,9% 9,2% 111.223 16,7%
6 8 Ford 1.544 37,6% 3,1% 13.938 2,1%
7 6 Hyundai-Kia 1.517 -16,7% 3,0% 20.197 3,0%
8 7 Mitsubishi 1.488 23,6% 3,0% 14.322 2,1%
9 11 Mazda 875 9,8% 1,7% 11.382 1,7%
10 9 Isuzu Motors 747 -7,3% 1,5% 12.366 1,9%

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