Malaysia New Vehicles Registration down in May. Volkswagen doubled sales!

Malaysia New Vehicles Registration

Malaysia New Vehicles Registration down in May for the fifth month in a row as the Malaysia’s economy is expanding at the slowest pace in last years. Volkswagen, Mazda and Mitsubishi are shining.

Market Outlook

Malaysia’s economy expanded at the slowest pace since the financial crisis in the first quarter of the year, growing 4.2% annually. Although the result is the latest in a series of quarterly deceleration, the figure beat market expectations and indicates still-robust growth despite a broad slowdown across emerging economies.

According to data released by the M.A.A., the Malaysian Automotive Association, following the near 25% lost reported for the first quarter, in April and May market keep falling with sales respectively at 42.179 (-9.5% ) and 44.669 (-12.8%). So recent month data were a little better but still below the expectations for a market usually almost stable.

Year to date May sales had been 218.101, down 17.6 from the same period of last year.

Competitive Arena

Data by brand are available for April.

Perodua confirmed the leadership with 14.898 sales  (-15.2%) and 35.3% of market share. Honda was second with 5.964 units (-9.1%) ahead of Proton with 4.477 (-10.0%), Toyota with 4.089 (-32.2%), Nissan with 3.015 (+0.4%), Volkswagen with 1.407 (+105.7%) and Mazda with 1.305 (+85.1%).

Below, Mitsubishi posted a great performance with sales up 182%.

As far as the Car Groups performance, Perodua was again the leader with 35.3% of market share, ahead of Honda with 14.1%, Toyota with 11.4%, Proton with 10.6% and Renault-Nissan with 7.2%.

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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 2020.

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.

Apr Rank2016 RankBrandApr Sales2016 SalesApr Var2016 Var %Share AprShare 2016
11Perodua14.89862.079-15,2%-23,4%35,3%35,8%
22Honda5.96424.741-9,1%-13,8%14,1%14,3%
33Proton4.47723.702-10,0%-27,4%10,6%13,7%
44Toyota4.08914.305-32,2%-35,8%9,7%8,2%
55Nissan3.01513.7880,4%-15,0%7,1%8,0%
610Volkswagen1.4073.011105,7%35,3%3,3%1,7%
76Mazda1.3054.85785,1%19,1%3,1%2,8%
88Mercedes1.0553.72013,2%31,8%2,5%2,1%
99Isuzu1.0223.68134,1%0,3%2,4%2,1%
107Mitsubishi8793.756182,6%-4,2%2,1%2,2%
1112BMW6662.47941,4%35,5%1,6%1,4%
1211Ford6502.61674,3%-47,5%1,5%1,5%
1314Hino4551.67129,3%-0,4%1,1%1,0%
1413Hyundai4382.0078,4%-22,1%1,0%1,2%
1515Kia2911.18815,9%-41,2%0,7%0,7%
1617Mitsubishi Fuso200709-1,5%-12,0%0,5%0,4%
1716Subaru1888901,6%-9,1%0,4%0,5%
1818Peugeot178575-32,1%-55,8%0,4%0,3%
1919Lexus138410-12,7%-28,7%0,3%0,2%
2020Audi11339413,0%-10,9%0,3%0,2%
2121Daihatsu11131570,8%-6,5%0,3%0,2%
2223Chevrolet80285-1,2%-24,6%0,2%0,2%
2324Mini7627320,6%32,5%0,2%0,2%
2425Volvo7526347,1%24,6%0,2%0,2%
2522UD Trucks71305-17,8%-11,8%0,2%0,2%
2629Tata621294033,3%2050,0%0,1%0,1%
2728Volvo Truck3313013,8%12,1%0,1%0,1%
2830MAN3111468,3%54,8%0,1%0,1%
2826Porsche31156-42,6%-35,3%0,1%0,1%
2927Renault2613513,0%21,6%0,1%0,1%
3035Chery22744,8%-30,2%0,1%0,0%
3132Chana21103-32,3%-64,2%0,0%0,1%
3131Land Rover21110-19,2%-61,8%0,0%0,1%
3234Scania1982-53,8%-50,1%0,0%0,0%
3339Auman163817,8%-30,1%0,0%0,0%
3437CAMC1249-63,5%-62,8%0,0%0,0%
3438BISON124529,7%21,6%0,0%0,0%
3541Yutong1020172,7%36,4%0,0%0,0%
3636Jac869-27,3%13,1%0,0%0,0%
3740Jaguar429-42,9%-37,0%0,0%0,0%
3742Bei Ben41833,3%50,0%0,0%0,0%
3846OTHERS2-100,0%-100,0%0,0%0,0%
3844Grand Tiger2614,3%-14,3%0,0%0,0%
3843JBC29-56,4%-50,9%0,0%0,0%
3933Suzuki-87-100,0%-93,4%0,0%0,1%
Apr Rank2016 RankGroupApr Sales2016 SalesApr Var2016 Var%Apr Share2016 Share%
11Perodua14.89862.079-15,2%-23,4%35,3%35,8%
22Honda5.96424.741-9,1%-13,8%14,1%14,3%
34Toyota4.79316.701-27,5%-32,8%11,4%9,6%
43Proton4.47723.702-10,0%-27,4%10,6%13,7%
55Renault-Nissan3.04113.9230,5%-14,8%7,2%8,0%
610Volkswagen1.5513.56485,1%22,6%3,7%2,1%
76Mazda1.3054.85785,1%19,1%3,1%2,8%
87Mitsubishi1.0794.465109,9%-5,5%2,6%2,6%
98Mercedes Daimler1.0553.72013,2%31,8%2,5%2,1%
109Isuzu Motors1.0223.68134,1%0,3%2,4%2,1%

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