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Malaysia: Car Market rose 2% in October 2012. Perodua at 30% of share.

Total light passengers vehicles sold in October in Malaysia were 52.872, up 1.9% from last year. Year-to-date sales were 497.000. Up 2.0% with the full year projected above the previous all-time record with a volume of 610.000 units.

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) attributed the change to positive consumer sentiment, more selling days and also the introduction of many new models after the Hari Raya break.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Perodua was the leader, with 15.960 sales and a share of 30.2%, down 1.6 points of share from the previous month and 0.8 points from Q3. Year-to-date sales were 155.371 with a share of 31.1%. The Perodua Mivy was the best-selling model in the market.

Proton was 2nd with 13.089 sales and a share of 24.8%, up 1.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 120.116 with a share of 24.1%.

Toyota was 3rd and first importer with 8.990 units and a share of 17.0%, up 1.5 points from the previous month and up 0.4 points from Q3. Year-to-date sales were 27.344 with a share of 17.1%. The three top brands cover the 72% of the market.

Honda was 4th (5th year-to-date) with 3.540 units and a share of 6.7%, down 1.4 points of share from the Q3. Year-to-date sales were 25.835 with a share of 5.2%.

Nissan was 5th (4th year-to-date) with 2.861 sales and a share of 5.4%, up 0.1 points from Q3. Year-to-date sales were 27.344 with a share of 5.5%.

Volkswagen was 6th and first non-Asiatic brand, with 1.131 sales and a share of 2.1%, up 0.2 points from the year-to-date.

In the table below, the Top 25 brands ranked for the year to date position:

Rank

Brand

Oct

Ytd Oct

Q1

Q2

Sep

Q3

Oct

Ytd Oct

1

Perodua

15.960

155.371

33,5%

29,6%

31,8%

31,0%

30,2%

31,1%

2

Proton

13.089

120.116

26,2%

23,2%

23,7%

22,8%

24,8%

24,1%

3

Toyota

8.990

85.408

16,5%

18,1%

15,5%

16,6%

17,0%

17,1%

4

Nissan

2.861

27.344

5,6%

5,5%

5,5%

5,3%

5,4%

5,5%

5

Honda

3.540

25.835

1,6%

5,0%

7,6%

8,1%

6,7%

5,2%

6

Volkswagen

1.131

9.675

1,4%

2,0%

2,2%

2,2%

2,1%

1,9%

7

Mitsubishi

958

9.493

1,9%

1,9%

1,8%

1,9%

1,8%

1,9%

8

Hyundai

306

7.836

1,7%

2,5%

0,6%

0,8%

0,6%

1,6%

9

Suzuki

521

7.031

1,8%

1,4%

1,1%

1,2%

1,0%

1,4%

10

Naza

620

6.741

1,4%

1,3%

1,3%

1,4%

1,2%

1,3%

11

Isuzu

402

6.551

0,7%

2,3%

0,9%

0,9%

0,8%

1,3%

12

Peugeot

603

5.209

1,1%

0,9%

0,9%

1,1%

1,1%

1,0%

13

Ford

902

5.206

1,0%

0,8%

1,3%

1,2%

1,7%

1,0%

14

Mazda

718

5.086

0,9%

1,0%

1,3%

1,1%

1,4%

1,0%

15

Bmw

528

5.028

1,0%

1,0%

1,2%

1,0%

1,0%

1,0%

16

Mercedes

473

4.581

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

0,9%

0,9%

0,9%

17

Kia

420

3.739

0,8%

0,7%

0,5%

0,7%

0,8%

0,7%

18

Chevrolet

160

1.665

0,2%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,3%

0,3%

19

Chery

108

1.432

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,3%

20

Audi

132

1.416

0,2%

0,4%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,3%

21

Lexus

118

1.256

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,3%

22

Daihatsu

116

1.196

0,3%

0,2%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

23

Volvo

27

643

0,1%

0,2%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

24

Land Rover

57

534

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

25

Porsche

24

347

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,1%

0,0%

0,1%

Looking at the best selling models (data available are updated at May, due to MAA decision to temporary not release sales detail), the rank was topped by the Perodua Myvi, a very popular city car, sold in 36.920 units with a share of 15.7%. Proton Saga was 2nd, with 2 8.089 units and 11.9% of share and Perodua Viva was 3rd with 5.669 units and at 9.8% of share.

In the table below, the Best 30 selling models, ranked for the year to date position:

Rank

Model

Apr

May

Ytd May

Apr

May

Ytd May

1

Perodua Myvi

6.619

8.088

36.920

14,4%

14,3%

15,7%

2

Proton Saga

5.129

5.742

28.089

11,2%

10,1%

11,9%

3

Perodua Viva

4.625

5.669

23.106

10,1%

10,0%

9,8%

4

Perodua Alza

2.985

3.756

16.397

6,5%

6,6%

7,0%

5

Proton Persona

2.540

2.724

14.823

5,5%

4,8%

6,3%

6

Toyota Vios

2.665

3.280

13.846

5,8%

5,8%

5,9%

7

Toyota Hilux

2.683

2.800

11.734

5,8%

4,9%

5,0%

8

Proton Exora

1.563

2.656

10.721

3,4%

4,7%

4,5%

9

Nissan Grand Livina

638

918

4.518

1,4%

1,6%

1,9%

10

Toyota Avanza

1.161

1.270

4.392

2,5%

2,2%

1,9%

11

Proton Prevé

494

2.771

3.265

1,1%

4,9%

1,4%

12

Mitsubishi Triton

579

846

3.075

1,3%

1,5%

1,3%

13

Suzuki Swift

539

605

2.901

1,2%

1,1%

1,2%

14

Naza Forte

582

720

2.888

1,3%

1,3%

1,2%

15

Toyota Innova

540

600

2.527

1,2%

1,1%

1,1%

16

Toyota Corolla Altis

535

550

2.132

1,2%

1,0%

0,9%

17

Toyota Camry

203

400

2.084

0,4%

0,7%

0,9%

18

Honda City

457

1.172

1.971

1,0%

2,1%

0,8%

19

Isuzu D-Max

444

458

1.895

1,0%

0,8%

0,8%

20

Proton Inspira

179

251

1.878

0,4%

0,4%

0,8%

21

Nissan Navara

359

435

1.729

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

22

Nissan Teana

245

336

1.661

0,5%

0,6%

0,7%

23

Ford Fiesta

372

287

1.633

0,8%

0,5%

0,7%

24

Honda Insight

227

263

1.287

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

25

Nissan Livina X-Gear

437

326

1.275

1,0%

0,6%

0,5%

26

Toyota Fortuner

262

300

1.155

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

27

Nissan Sylphy

192

214

1.117

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

28

VW Passat

174

216

1.054

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

29

Honda Accord

487

374

1.030

1,1%

0,7%

0,4%

30

Hyundai i10

100

161

996

0,2%

0,3%

0,4%

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