Japan Vehicles Market in April 2016 stopped the 15 months long decline

Japan Vehicles Market in April 2016 Toyota_Sienta

Japan Vehicles Market in April 2016 stopped the 15 months long decline albeit with a really little growth. However it was a positive sign in a falling economy. Toyota pushed up 34% of share by new Prius.

Market Outlook

Although the economy managed to avoid recession in Q1, this was mainly due to the positive impact of the extra day in February as 2016 is a leap year. Moreover, economic data suggest that growth remains subdued as a strong yen and a feeble global economic recovery are weighing on Japan’s economic activity.

Meantime, the domestic vehicles market reported in April the first “black” data after 15 months of consecutive year on year falls.

Indeed, according to the data released by the JADAJAMA and JAIA, (the Japanese Associations of car manufacturers, importers and dealers), in April new vehicles sales were 324.015 units, up 1.6%.

Not enough to recover on yearly basis. In fact the Year o Date sales at April were 1.791.252, down -5.4%.

Competitive Arena

In April Toyota reported 110.190 vehicles sold (+8.6%), again one of the best performance with market share at an outstanding 34%.

Second was Suzuki with 48.223 units (-2.6%) followed by Honda with 45.322 (+8.8%), Daihatsu with 37.750 (+4.1%) and Nissan with 25.618 units (-22.7%).

Fast growing recorded by Lexus, ranked in 8th place with an outstanding performance, up 52.1% at 4.510 sales, Hino with 3.681 sales (+20.1%) and Jeep with 536 (+67.5%).

The performance by group was dominated by Toyota with market share at 48.2%, followed by Suzuki with 14.9%, Honda with 14.0%, Renault-Nissan with 8.0% and Mazda with 3.8%.

Leader of the best-selling model ranking was again the Toyota Prius with 20.770 sales and a roaring +57.7%. In second place the Toyota Aqua with 13.099 (-28.8%) and in third the Honda N-Box with 11.691 (-13.6%).

The Toyota Sienta kept growing advancing in April in 5th place with 9.639 registrations (+677.7%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. 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 report year to date data updated.

Rank Apr Rank 2016 Brand Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Toyota 110.190 513.461 8,6% -0,8% 34,0% 28,7%
2 3 Suzuki 48.223 230.520 -2,6% -3,2% 14,9% 12,9%
3 2 Honda 45.322 260.623 8,8% -7,0% 14,0% 14,5%
4 4 Daihatsu 37.750 217.730 4,1% -9,2% 11,7% 12,2%
5 5 Nissan 25.618 215.544 -22,3% -10,0% 7,9% 12,0%
6 6 Mazda 12.176 81.075 -22,7% -17,1% 3,8% 4,5%
7 7 Subaru 10.136 57.638 6,1% -15,9% 3,1% 3,2%
8 12 Lexus 4.510 20.884 52,1% 36,2% 1,4% 1,2%
9 9 Isuzu 4.154 25.767 11,7% -1,4% 1,3% 1,4%
10 10 Hino 3.681 21.282 20,1% 0,4% 1,1% 1,2%
11 8 Mitsubishi 3.587 39.194 -14,8% -1,8% 1,1% 2,2%
12 11 Mercedes 3.556 21.222 11,5% -3,6% 1,1% 1,2%
13 14 BMW 2.632 15.485 9,6% 8,1% 0,8% 0,9%
14 15 Mitsubishi Fuso 2.620 14.702 4,1% 0,5% 0,8% 0,8%
15 13 Volkswagen 2.346 15.937 -8,0% -22,5% 0,7% 0,9%
16 16 Audi 1.754 8.495 8,7% -15,1% 0,5% 0,5%
17 17 Mini 1.361 7.371 0,6% 8,3% 0,4% 0,4%
18 18 Volvo 743 4.506 14,3% 9,6% 0,2% 0,3%
19 19 Jeep 536 2.661 67,5% 15,8% 0,2% 0,1%
20 22 Porsche 528 2.094 -11,6% 2,1% 0,2% 0,1%
21 21 Fiat 427 2.319 25,2% 31,5% 0,1% 0,1%
22 20 Peugeot 376 2.412 41,9% 33,0% 0,1% 0,1%
23 24 Smart 233 1.592 0,1% 0,1%
24 25 Land Rover 214 1.194 -3,6% 12,4% 0,1% 0,1%
25 23 Renault 177 1.729 -30,0% -10,5% 0,1% 0,1%
26 26 Ford 164 940 -54,2% -42,2% 0,1% 0,1%
27 27 Jaguar 147 837 157,9% 144,7% 0,0% 0,0%
28 30 Abarth 140 511 57,3% 21,4% 0,0% 0,0%
29 28 Alfa Romeo 88 629 -51,9% -30,0% 0,0% 0,0%
29 31 DS 88 391 14,3% 26,9% 0,0% 0,0%
30 32 Maserati 81 371 -11,0% -8,4% 0,0% 0,0%
31 29 Citroen 74 573 -32,7% -5,6% 0,0% 0,0%
32 34 Ferrari 60 188 -33,3% -26,6% 0,0% 0,0%
33 33 Cadillac 49 247 -22,2% -16,8% 0,0% 0,0%
34 35 Chevrolet 44 181 -24,1% -42,2% 0,0% 0,0%
35 38 Bentley 36 122 56,5% 10,9% 0,0% 0,0%
36 37 Lamborghini 35 125 -16,7% 6,8% 0,0% 0,0%
37 40 Dodge 34 94 25,9% -6,9% 0,0% 0,0%
38 36 Alpina 32 147 28,0% 19,5% 0,0% 0,0%
39 39 Chrysler 20 120 -35,5% -39,7% 0,0% 0,0%
40 45 McLaren 16 45 166,7% 60,7% 0,0% 0,0%
41 41 Lotus 15 85 -50,0% -30,3% 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Aston Martin 14 62 -12,5% 21,6% 0,0% 0,0%
43 43 Rolls-Royce 10 56 -33,3% -1,8% 0,0% 0,0%
44 44 Hyundai 5 50 400,0% 138,1% 0,0% 0,0%
45 46 GMC 4 11 33,3% -31,3% 0,0% 0,0%
46 48 Lancia 2 6 0,0% -33,3% 0,0% 0,0%
46 51 Pontiac 2 2 0,0% -66,7% 0,0% 0,0%
47 49 Hummer 1 5 -66,7% -37,5% 0,0% 0,0%
47 50 MG 1 3 0,0% 50,0% 0,0% 0,0%
47 50 Buick 1 3 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
47 47 Rover 1 8 -75,0% -50,0% 0,0% 0,0%
47 52 Morgan 1 1 0,0% -80,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Apr Rank 2016 Group Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Toyota 156.131 773.357 8,6% -2,6% 48,2% 43,2%
2 3 Suzuki 48.223 230.520 -2,6% -3,2% 14,9% 12,9%
3 2 Honda 45.322 260.623 8,8% -7,0% 14,0% 14,5%
4 4 Renault-Nissan 25.795 217.273 -22,4% -10,0% 8,0% 12,1%
5 5 Mazda 12.176 81.075 -22,7% -17,1% 3,8% 4,5%
6 6 Fuji Heavy Industries 10.136 57.638 6,1% -15,9% 3,1% 3,2%
7 7 Mitsubishi 6.207 53.896 -7,7% -1,2% 1,9% 3,0%
8 8 Volkswagen 4.699 26.774 -2,6% -18,5% 1,5% 1,5%
9 9 Isuzu Motors 4.154 25.767 11,7% -1,4% 1,3% 1,4%
10 10 BMW 4.035 23.059 6,4% 8,2% 1,2% 1,3%

Rank Apr Rank YTD Model Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr Var YTD Var Apr % YTD %
1 1 Toyota Prius 20.770 92.250 57,7% 33,5% 7,1% 5,9%
2 4 Toyota Aqua 13.099 63.143 -28,8% -15,8% 4,5% 4,0%
3 2 Honda N-Box 11.691 68.884 -13,6% 14,4% 4,0% 4,4%
4 3 Daihatsu Tanto 10.996 65.738 1,5% 36,7% 3,8% 4,2%
5 7 Toyota Sienta 9.639 40.651 677,7% 1047,5% 3,3% 2,6%
6 6 Suzuki Alto 8.075 40.704 -4,2% 9,8% 2,8% 2,6%
7 8 Honda Fit 7.116 39.965 -19,2% -18,9% 2,4% 2,6%
8 17 Suzuki Spacia 6.838 29.206 -8,7% 13,2% 2,3% 1,9%
9 11 Suzuki Hustler 6.681 33.204 -14,6% -33,3% 2,3% 2,1%
10 14 Toyota Corolla 6.336 30.095 -5,6% -15,6% 2,2% 1,9%
11 13 Toyota Voxy 5.990 31.148 -4,2% -18,3% 2,0% 2,0%
12 20 Toyota Vitz 5.968 25.656 -9,9% 4,5% 2,0% 1,6%
13 9 Nissan Note 5.544 37.363 -7,9% -9,7% 1,9% 2,4%
14 12 Suzuki WagonR 5.541 32.866 -22,9% -27,5% 1,9% 2,1%
15 10 Honda N-WGN 5.356 33.249 -24,2% 27,4% 1,8% 2,1%
16 18 Daihatsu Mira 4.789 28.113 -24,5% -23,1% 1,6% 1,8%
17 19 Honda Vezel 4.635 26.223 -2,9% 35,2% 1,6% 1,7%
18 16 Daihatsu Move 4.622 29.871 -45,5% -43,9% 1,6% 1,9%
19 15 Daihatsu Cast 4.492 30.023 1,5% 1,9%
20 31 Toyota Passo 4.020 15.489 -12,9% 31,8% 1,4% 1,0%
21 27 Suzuki Solio 3.749 16.656 33,8% 93,7% 1,3% 1,1%
22 25 Toyota Noah 3.590 17.971 -14,2% 19,0% 1,2% 1,1%
23 22 Mazda2 3.504 23.746 -24,1% -21,4% 1,2% 1,5%
24 23 Nissan Serena 3.411 23.283 -8,6% -11,8% 1,2% 1,5%
25 29 Toyota Esquire 3.308 16.203 -33,9% -60,5% 1,1% 1,0%
26 40 Mazda CX-3 3.259 11.621 3,1% 0,0% 1,1% 0,7%
27 24 Honda StepWGN 3.214 20.663 79,1% -20,3% 1,1% 1,3%
28 33 Toyota Crown 3.126 15.208 -1,0% -4,1% 1,1% 1,0%
29 34 Toyota Vellfire 3.009 15.195 -21,5% -46,4% 1,0% 1,0%
30 21 Nissan X-Trail 2.947 24.298 23,2% 21,2% 1,0% 1,6%
31 26 Honda Odyssey 2.800 17.431 146,3% 69,7% 1,0% 1,1%
32 43 Suzuki Swift 2.715 9.699 -30,8% 0,0% 0,9% 0,6%
33 30 Honda Shuttle 2.674 15.856 0,9% 1,0%
34 32 Subaru Impreza 2.668 15.322 -11,8% 19,9% 0,9% 1,0%
35 35 Toyota Harrier 2.528 13.956 -39,6% -43,3% 0,9% 0,9%
36 5 Nissan Dayz 2.453 51.370 -22,9% -67,0% 0,8% 3,3%
37 38 Toyota Alphard 2.392 12.146 -11,2% -40,7% 0,8% 0,8%
38 36 Honda Freed 2.339 13.326 -21,4% -1,1% 0,8% 0,9%
39 42 Mazda CX-5 2.195 10.756 -10,0% 0,0% 0,7% 0,7%
40 46 Volkswagen Golf 1.918 8.754 -15,0% 0,0% 0,7% 0,6%

 

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