Japan Auto Market in the 2019 is almost stable and is projected to end the year at the level of the previous two, with 5.25 million units. Indeed, Year to Date October sales have been 4.45 million, up a mere 0.3%. The three top brands, Toyota, Honda and Nissan hold 71% of the market, but importers are progressively growing.
Japan Auto Market was flat in the 2018 with registrations closing at 5.269.442 (+0.1%), ending positively for the second year in a row. Toyota - down 6% - is the market leader, ahead of Honda and Suzuki. Impressive performances scored by Lexus and Mitsubishi.
Japan Auto Market ended the 2017 with 5.25 million vehicles sold, up 5.3% supported by the economic growth momentum, Toyota was stable over 30% of market share, ahead of Honda. Importers are growing and Renault was the fastest growing in the year.
Japanese Vehicles Sales 2016 fell down moderately while for the third year in a row falling at the lowest in five years. However Toyota improved sales as many importers. Ford gave away.
Japanese domestic vehicles industry moderately down in September. The sector suffers the weak economy and export contraction. In the last month Nissan and Mazda fell in double-digit.
Japan Vehicles Sales in July fell down softly. Toyota kept a double-digit speed improving share over 35% while also the controlled brand Daihatsu. The Toyota Aqua ranked 2nd outpacing the Honda N-Box.
Japan domestic vehicles market in first half 2016 fell 4.8% while the leader Toyota improved 2.2%. In June Mitsubishi crashed over 50% hit by the start of restructuring process after the Nissan Take over.
Japan Auto Market in May 2016 stumbled again, nullifying the tepid improvement of April. Honda advanced in second place, moving down by one Suzuki. The Toyota Aqua came out the podium.
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.
Japan Vehicles Market in March 2016 down 8%. the Japanese economy is far from achieving stable growth as private consumption remains weak and subdued global demand is weighing on imports. Lexus shines.
Japan Auto sales started 2016 weak in line with last period trend. However Lexus shines with a great increase and Toyota was positive thanks to the new Prius, running on top of model ranking at a double speed.
Japan car market 2015 dropped down 8% hit by economy and taxes on key cars. However, the market leader Toyota managed to lose only 4%, the best among top 5 players while Mazda grew 9% supported by renewed line up.
Japan new vehicles sales kept negative momentum hit by sharp economic data with Japan rating downgraded by Standard & Poor's. While all top domestic brands are losing, importers are growing.
Japan Automotive Industry celebrates 2014 as the best year in eight after that December ended positively with over 430.000 sales breaking a negative series of 7 months. Toyota fell with no one model on podium.