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Malaysia Market Report. Full Year 2016

Malaysian Auto Sales 2016 Mercedes-Benz-E63_AMG-2017

Malaysian Auto Sales 2016 fell down in double-digit hit by economic slowdown. However the two brands on top of the list, Perodua and Honda have lost marginally gaining market share.

Market Outlook

Malaysia’s oil sector and economy should be boosted by the agreed OPEC output cuts. However, the country will remain vulnerable to external developments such as a slowdown in China, Malaysia’s second largest trading partner. FocusEconomics panelists expect GDP to expand 4.3% in 2017, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. For 2018, the panel sees GDP growing 4.4%.

The domestic automotive industry is struggling as the 2016 reported only year on year lost, including December, with vehicles (data include trucks) at 64.822 units, down 6.6%.

According to data released by the M.A.A., the Malaysian Automotive Association, in the 2016 total sales had been 580.476, down a sharp 12.9% from the previous year. After the three all time records scored in the previous three years, the 2016 fell down at 2011 level and the market has lost two places in the global ranking, overtaken by Argentina and Belgium, and is now the 23rd.

Competitive Arena

The market leader Perodua managed to contain the annual lost at only 2.9% with total sales at 207.110 and market share raised at 35.6%. Not bas as well the performance of the second, Honda, down just 31% at 91.930 sales while the third, Proton, dropped 29.2% at 72.290 and the third, Toyota, dropped 32.0% at 63.757.

The year was anyhow positive for Isuzu (+1.3%) and Mercedes (+7.0%).

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Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2022.

Auto Data in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.

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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 always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Dec Rank 2016 BRAND Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016
1 1 Perodua 24.615 207.110 42,3% -2,9% 38,0% 35,6%
2 2 Honda 10.461 91.930 -33,2% -3,1% 16,1% 15,8%
4 3 Proton 7.223 72.290 10,9% -29,2% 11,1% 12,4%
3 4 Toyota 7.347 63.757 -50,6% -32,0% 11,3% 11,0%
5 5 Nissan 4.804 40.706 -12,6% -13,8% 7,4% 7,0%
7 6 Isuzu 1.480 12.818 -2,7% 1,3% 2,3% 2,2%
12 7 Mazda 603 12.493 -58,1% -12,8% 0,9% 2,1%
9 8 Mercedes 806 11.810 -25,2% 7,0% 1,2% 2,0%
10 9 Mitsubishi 724 9.395 -18,1% -15,2% 1,1% 1,6%
8 10 BMW 915 9.000 14,7% 19,7% 1,4% 1,5%
11 11 Ford 700 8.001 24,9% -34,0% 1,1% 1,4%
6 12 Hino 2.375 6.901 948,6% 40,0% 3,7% 1,2%
17 13 Volkswagen 195 6.048 -40,0% -5,6% 0,3% 1,0%
15 14 Hyundai 301 5.100 -48,5% -18,9% 0,5% 0,9%
14 15 Kia 313 4.370 -28,7% -6,5% 0,5% 0,8%
13 16 Subaru 338 3.873 68,2% 52,5% 0,5% 0,7%
16 17 Mitsubishi Fuso 263 2.374 29,6% -2,3% 0,4% 0,4%
19 18 Peugeot 166 1.710 -6,7% -42,7% 0,3% 0,3%
18 19 Lexus 186 1.353 10,1% -35,6% 0,3% 0,2%
25 20 UD Trucks 78 970 -9,7% -6,5% 0,1% 0,2%
22 21 Chevrolet 92 953 35,5% 0,1% 0,1% 0,2%
27 22 Audi 67 950 -66,5% -40,3% 0,1% 0,2%
20 23 Volvo 148 934 190,2% 50,9% 0,2% 0,2%
24 24 Mini 82 902 8,8% 19,3% 0,1% 0,2%
28 25 Daihatsu 66 885 10,6% -8,5% 0,1% 0,2%
29 26 Renault 44 599 -32,3% 26,4% 0,1% 0,1%
39 27 Tata 3 571 100,0% 3072,2% 0,0% 0,1%
23 28 Porsche 87 491 5406,3% -13,4% 0,1% 0,1%
26 28 Chery 76 491 255,5% 65,9% 0,1% 0,1%
30 29 Volvo Trucks 38 370 2,7% 3,9% 0,1% 0,1%
21 30 Scania 97 345 136,1% -30,0% 0,1% 0,1%
33 31 Land Rover 20 246 -50,1% -62,7% 0,0% 0,0%
33 32 Man 20 226 8,6% 2,3% 0,0% 0,0%
39 33 Chana 3 217 -25,0% -59,0% 0,0% 0,0%
31 34 Jac 36 207 -9330,8% 40,8% 0,1% 0,0%
32 35 CAMC 22 188 -33,2% -52,4% 0,0% 0,0%
36 Mercedes Trucks 181 0,0% 0,0%
35 37 Auman 12 96 -11,7% -41,1% 0,0% 0,0%
41 38 Suzuki 87 -100,0% -97,4% 0,0% 0,0%
34 39 BISON 13 83 40,5% -25,2% 0,0% 0,0%
36 40 Jaguar 8 81 1,1% -10,0% 0,0% 0,0%
37 41 Bei Ben 5 57 66,7% 58,3% 0,0% 0,0%
38 42 JBC 4 27 -12,7% -50,9% 0,0% 0,0%
41 43 Yutong 26 -100,0% -40,9% 0,0% 0,0%
39 44 BAW 3 17 0,0% -0,4% 0,0% 0,0%
40 45 Grand Tiger 1 13 -42,9% -38,1% 0,0% 0,0%
40 46 Lamborghini 1 7 -50,0% -12,5% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 GROUP Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016 FY
1 1 Perodua 24.615 207.110 42,3% -2,9% 38,0% 35,6%
2 2 Honda 10.461 91.930 -33,2% -3,1% 16,1% 15,8%
3 3 Toyota 9.974 72.896 -34,9% -28,4% 15,4% 12,5%
4 4 Proton 7.223 72.290 10,9% -29,3% 11,1% 12,4%
5 5 Renault-Nissan 4.848 41.305 -12,9% -13,5% 7,5% 7,1%
6 6 Isuzu Motors 1.480 12.818 -2,7% 1,3% 2,3% 2,2%
12 7 Mazda 603 12.493 -58,1% -12,8% 0,9% 2,1%
9 8 Mercedes Daimler 806 11.991 -25,2% 8,7% 1,2% 2,1%
8 9 Mitsubishi 987 11.769 -9,2% -12,9% 1,5% 2,0%
7 10 BMW 997 9.902 14,2% 19,7% 1,5% 1,7%

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