Japan Vehicle Market boomed again in June. Honda shines.

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Japan Vehicle Market boomed again in June with a double digit year on year increase.  Honda advanced in second place pushed up by the growing success of the Vezel, while Daihatsu kept the best-selling model with the Tanto.

In June 2014 according to data released by JADA, JAMA and JAIA, the Japanese Associations of car manufacturers, new Light Passengers Vehicles sold have been 451.399, scoring a huge 14.6% increase from year ago. First Half sales have been 2.999.000, up 14.1% from year ago.

Toyota retailed 123.801 cars with 27.4% of share, recovering 0.9 points from May. In the first half of the year sales have been 813.665 with share at 27.1%, down 1.7 points from year ago. The first Toyota model was the Aqua in second place with 19.812 sales while the Prius was 6th with 13.557 sales, losing 37.8% from June last year.

Honda advanced in second place selling 72.909 units and 16.2% of share, up 1.3 points from May. Year to date figures were 480.256 retails and 16.0% of share, up 1.6 points from year ago. The Fit was again third with 16.066 sales. The Vezel entered in the top 10.

Suzuki was third, down 1 spot, with 67.652 sales and 15.0% of share, down 0.6 points from the previous month. First Half sales have been 404.004 with share at 13.5%, up 0.5 points from last year. The last generation Wagon-R was fourth with 14.153 retails.

Daihatsu was fourth with 60.015 sales and 13.3% of share, down 0.7 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 383.487 with 12.8% of share, up 0.5 points from last year. The k-car Tanto confirmed to be the best-selling model in Japan selling 21.323 units.

Nissan was fifth with 50.299 retails and 11.1% of share, down 0.9 points of share. Year to date sales were 387.192 with share at 12.9%, up 0.2 points from 2013. The Dayz fell in 8th place with 12.896 retails.

Volkswagen Golf was the best-selling imported cars ranking in 36th place with 1.947 sales.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All Brands and Best-selling models:

Rank JuneRank I HalfBrandJune 2014I Half 2014June Var. YoYShare Q1Share MayShare JuneShare I Half
11Toyota123.801813.6659,0%27,3%26,5%27,4%27,1%
22Honda72.909480.25628,4%16,3%14,9%16,2%16,0%
33Suzuki67.652404.00442,8%12,0%15,6%15,0%13,5%
45Daihatsu60.015383.48742,9%12,1%14,0%13,3%12,8%
54Nissan50.299387.1920,2%13,8%12,0%11,1%12,9%
66Mazda14.449121.493-14,3%4,4%3,9%3,2%4,1%
77Subaru10.79587.548-21,1%3,3%2,5%2,4%2,9%
88Mitsubishi10.26173.221-13,2%2,5%2,4%2,3%2,4%
910Isuzu5.61734.60054,5%1,2%1,2%1,2%1,2%
109Volkswagen5.31635.534-20,2%1,3%1,2%1,2%1,2%
1112Hino4.57626.89744,9%1,0%0,7%1,0%0,9%
1211Mercedes4.17227.433-27,3%1,0%0,8%0,9%0,9%
1313BMW4.14222.468-14,9%0,8%0,7%0,9%0,7%
1415Mitsubishi Fuso4.05821.54785,8%0,7%0,7%0,9%0,7%
1516Audi2.99516.0362,2%0,5%0,6%0,7%0,5%
1614Lexus2.81222.448-28,5%0,8%0,7%0,6%0,7%
1717Mini1.3757.795-20,2%0,2%0,3%0,3%0,3%
1818Volvo1.3257.126-29,8%0,2%0,3%0,3%0,2%
1919Fiat7654.173-14,7%0,1%0,2%0,2%0,1%
2020Jeep7063.32336,3%0,1%0,1%0,2%0,1%
2121Peugeot5522.996-6,4%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2222Ford4442.45132,5%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2324Renault4092.407103,5%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2423Porsche3812.433-15,5%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2525Land Rover2761.641-19,8%0,0%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2626Alfa Romeo2581.521-33,0%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%
2727Citroen2251.2643,2%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
2829Maserati145605390,3%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
2928Chrysler131658-67,2%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3032Jaguar13054028,7%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3130Smart89588-57,2%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3233Cadillac82417-31,1%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3331Chevrolet79549-37,8%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3434Ferrari44289-7,8%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3535Dodge38253-35,6%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3636Lotus24155-11,1%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3737Lamborghini1486-14,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3837Aston Martin1286-38,2%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3839Rolls Royce126042,4%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
3941GMC429-60,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
4043Lancia31950,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
4047Pontiac36162,5%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
4140McLaren247-73,1%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
4245Hummer111-91,7%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%
4244Morgan112-63,2%0,0%0,0%0,0%0,0%

Rank JuneRank I HalfModelJune 2014I Half 2014June Var YoYI Half Var.Share MayShare JuneShare Ytd
11Daihatsu Tanto21.323135.690101,8%92,8%5,1%4,7%4,5%
22Toyota Aqua19.812123.637-2,4%-6,6%3,3%4,4%4,1%
33Honda Fit16.066121.76431,8%68,7%3,6%3,6%4,1%
47Suzuki WagonR14.15393.762-18,1%-10,3%3,7%3,1%3,1%
56Honda N-Box14.03996.478-20,7%-18,4%2,8%3,1%3,2%
64Toyota Prius13.557103.974-37,8%-21,5%2,7%3,0%3,5%
78Daihatsu Move13.34982.254-26,6%-27,9%2,6%3,0%2,7%
85Nissan Dayz12.89698.7905,4%706,6%3,4%2,9%3,3%
916Honda Vezel11.68046.679#DIV/0!#DIV/0!2,2%2,6%1,6%
1010Suzuki Spacia11.32966.69710,9%90,6%2,1%2,5%2,2%
1114Toyota Voxy11.13453.510183,5%154,0%2,6%2,5%1,8%
129Daihatsu Mira10.68579.258-10,6%-1,0%2,7%2,4%2,6%
1313Suzuki Alto10.00958.04017,0%-3,2%2,5%2,2%1,9%
1411Toyota Corolla9.98264.31157,9%59,8%2,3%2,2%2,1%
1515Toyota Vitz9.93648.44839,5%5,3%1,8%2,2%1,6%
1618Suzuki Hustler7.90940.292#DIV/0!#DIV/0!1,8%1,8%1,3%
1712Nissan Note7.90059.721-30,3%-27,6%1,8%1,8%2,0%
1819Toyota Noah5.86234.813102,6%104,4%1,4%1,3%1,2%
1924Honda Freed5.38027.465-12,6%-27,7%1,1%1,2%0,9%
2026Toyota Passo5.26826.57949,2%17,5%1,1%1,2%0,9%
2117Nissan Serena5.23244.473-17,4%-9,7%1,3%1,2%1,5%
2223Toyota Harrier4.88029.2962931,1%2932,7%1,1%1,1%1,0%
2321Mitsubishi eK4.76033.701-45,2%70,9%1,4%1,1%1,1%
2433Honda N-One3.81120.725-65,1%-68,7%0,6%0,8%0,7%
2527Mazda33.70926.369209,1%255,4%0,9%0,8%0,9%
2620Nissan X-Trail3.69933.996105,3%147,6%0,8%0,8%1,1%
2731Suzuki Swift3.69721.8582,5%3,6%0,8%0,8%0,7%
2825Toyota Crown3.19826.964-52,7%-44,4%0,8%0,7%0,9%
2929Toyota Spade2.96722.889-14,0%-9,8%0,7%0,7%0,8%
3022Subaru Impreza2.91429.91139,1%31,2%0,9%0,6%1,0%
3135Suzuki Solio2.88218.750-0,1%12,6%0,7%0,6%0,6%
3230Toyota Vellfire2.51622.836-37,7%-7,5%0,6%0,6%0,8%
3328Nissan Moco2.35223.060-25,9%-34,0%0,7%0,5%0,8%
3434Honda Odyssey2.12220.476194,7%504,9%0,4%0,5%0,7%
3539Toyota Porte2.06615.574-15,2%-6,7%0,4%0,5%0,5%
3632Volkswagen Golf1.94721.79565,6%159,6%0,5%0,4%0,7%
3737Mazda CX-51.93717.050-48,8%-12,5%0,6%0,4%0,6%
3842Toyota Ractis1.92612.297-11,6%-13,3%0,4%0,4%0,4%
3936Mazda Demio1.77417.895-45,0%-26,7%0,6%0,4%0,6%
4040Toyota Estima1.74215.501-45,6%-11,7%0,4%0,4%0,5%

 

 

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