Taiwan market report. October 2016

Taiwan Vehicles Sales in October 2016 honda_sema_concepts_2016

Taiwan Vehicles Sales in October were down moderately pushing up the market slightly. Mitsubishi outpaced the rival Nissan with a narrow gap in sales while the Toyota RAV4 shined.

Market Outlook

The economy continues to show resilience as the year draws to an end. Preliminary Q3 data showed a further strengthening of the economy largely driven by domestic demand. Continued improvements in manufacturing and exports should ensure positive momentum in the final quarter of the year as exports improved again in October and the manufacturing PMI rose to the highest level in more than two years.

As regard the domestic vehicles sales, following the flat performance of September, in October the registrations decreased moderately, pushing up the market slightly.

According to the data released by the T.T.V.M.A., the Taiwan Transportation Vehicle Manufacturing Association, the new vehicles sold in October have been respectively 29.545 (-7.5%) while the year to date figure is positive with 344.960 sales, up only 0.5%.

Competitive Arena

In the last month, the leader Toyota has registered 10.152 vehicles (+27.4%) and was followed by Mitsubishi with 3.654 units (+0.4%), ahead of Nissan with 3.564 (+25.6%), Honda with 2.321 (-12.4%) and Mazda with 2.195 (+1.9%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Toyota Group with 34.4% of market share, ahead of Mitsubishi with 12.4%, Nissan with 12.1% and Honda with 7.9%.

As far as the best-selling models performance, the Toyota Corolla led the competition with 3.723 sales (+18.2%) followed by the Toyota RAV4 with 2.523 (+242.8%), the Mazda 3 with 1.162 (+33.0%), the CMC Veryca with 1.098 (-4.4%) and the Toyota Yaris with 1.019 (+1.6%).

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 Oct Rank 2016 Brand Sales Oct Sales 2016 Var Oct Var 2016 Share Oct Share 2016
1 1 Toyota 10.152 98.104 27,4% 3,5% 34,4% 28,2%
2 2 Mitsubishi 3.654 39.448 0,4% 10,9% 12,4% 11,4%
3 3 Nissan 3.564 37.372 25,6% 5,2% 12,1% 10,8%
4 4 Honda 2.321 21.594 -12,4% -3,9% 7,9% 6,2%
5 6 Mazda 2.195 19.055 1,9% 10,2% 7,4% 5,5%
6 5 Mercedes 2.075 20.710 14,8% 16,5% 7,0% 6,0%
7 8 BMW 1.587 15.152 1,1% -5,7% 5,4% 4,4%
8 10 Lexus 1.483 12.679 83,3% 20,3% 5,0% 3,7%
9 9 Luxgen 1.364 13.617 41,2% 23,6% 4,6% 3,9%
10 7 Ford 1.150 15.215 -39,1% -17,4% 3,9% 4,4%

Rank Oct Rank 2016 Group Sales Oct Sales 2016 Var Oct Var 2016 Share Oct Share 2016
1 1 Toyota 11.635 113.791 28,0% 4,8% 39,4% 33,0%
2 2 Mitsubishi 3.654 39.448 0,4% 10,9% 12,4% 11,4%
3 3 Renault-Nissan 3.564 37.372 25,6% 5,2% 12,1% 10,8%
4 4 Honda 2.321 21.594 -12,4% -3,9% 7,9% 6,3%
5 6 Mazda 2.195 19.055 1,9% 10,2% 7,4% 5,5%
6 5 Mercedes Daimler 2.075 20.710 14,8% 16,5% 7,0% 6,0%
7 8 BMW 1.587 15.989 -3,3% -6,9% 5,4% 4,6%
8 10 Yulon Motor 1.364 13.617 41,2% 23,6% 4,6% 3,9%
9 9 Ford 1.150 15.215 -39,1% -17,4% 3,9% 4,4%

Rank Oct Rank 2016 Model Sales October Sales YTD 2016 October Variation 2016 YTD Variation
1 1 Toyota Corolla 3.723 35.666 18,2% 8,5%
2 2 Toyota RAV4 2.523 16.404 242,8% 18,4%
3 7 Mazda3 1.162 9.110 33,0% 7,7%
4 5 CMC Veryca 1.098 11.778 -4,4% 33,7%
5 3 Toyota Yaris 1.019 12.194 1,6% 1,1%
6 6 Nissan Tiida 903 9.889 17,0% -3,3%
7 79 Honda HR-V 848 848
8 4 Toyota Wish 842 12.105 -12,5% 7,0%
9 10 Nissan Livina 733 8.258 17,8% 6,7%
9 9 Mitsubishi Delica 733 8.373 -15,6% 17,3%
10 11 Nissan X-Trail 677 8.057 -0,3% 38,2%
11 8 Honda CR-V 662 8.559 -24,3% -12,8%
11 14 Ford Focus 662 6.654 -40,1% -14,7%
12 12 Toyota Vios 597 7.726 -6,1% -3,1%
13 13 Luxgen U6 Turbo 589 6.744 12,2% -20,9%
14 16 CMC Zinger 588 5.917 -4,9% 41,1%
15 24 Mitsubishi Outlander 576 3.890 188,0% -17,3%
16 19 Mercedes C Class 554 4.975 -5,6% 16,6%
17 15 Nissan Sentra 544 6.106 24,2% -10,1%
18 23 Lexus RX 476 4.111 117,4%
19 17 Toyota Camry 475 5.916 -22,6% -24,1%
20 25 Mercedes E Class 369 3.801 -7,8% -6,3%
21 21 Mazda CX-5 368 4.477 -54,1% 3,7%
21 36 Mazda CX-3 368 2.281
22 29 Hyundai Tucson 355 2.715
23 18 Toyota Innova 338 5.810 -25,4% 18,5%
24 22 Honda Fit 337 4.407 -35,1% -24,7%
25 30 BMW 5 Series 327 2.665 -5,8% -19,8%
26 32 Lexus ES 318 2.442 17,8% 29,7%
27 37 Lexus NX 306 2.266 50,0% -26,3%
28 51 Volkswagen Tiguan 303 1.527 506,0% 20,7%
29 28 Subaru Forester 271 2.961 48,1% 2,9%
30 31 BMW 3 Series 251 2.604 11,6% -8,3%
31 26 Honda City 250 3.438 20,2% 146,1%
32 47 Lexus IS 227 1.749 31,2% 125,7%
33 46 Nissan March 220 1.797 101,8% 23,2%
34 27 Mitsubishi Colt Plus 208 3.301 -14,4% -8,5%
35 44 Hyundai Elantra 203 1.822 -30,7% -33,9%
36 35 Honda Odyssey 202 2.322 -72,1% 57,6%
37 38 Ford Fiesta 200 2.229 15,6% -21,2%
38 40 BMW 2 Series 183 1.997 -34,6% 0,1%
39 48 Mercedes GLC 179 1.734
40 43 Volkswagen Golf 172 1.848 35,4% -14,4%

 

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