Malaysia 2016. Auto sales down in double-digit

Malaysian Auto Sales 2016

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 DecRank 2016BRANDSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016
11Perodua24.615207.11042,3%-2,9%38,0%35,6%
22Honda10.46191.930-33,2%-3,1%16,1%15,8%
43Proton7.22372.29010,9%-29,2%11,1%12,4%
34Toyota7.34763.757-50,6%-32,0%11,3%11,0%
55Nissan4.80440.706-12,6%-13,8%7,4%7,0%
76Isuzu1.48012.818-2,7%1,3%2,3%2,2%
127Mazda60312.493-58,1%-12,8%0,9%2,1%
98Mercedes80611.810-25,2%7,0%1,2%2,0%
109Mitsubishi7249.395-18,1%-15,2%1,1%1,6%
810BMW9159.00014,7%19,7%1,4%1,5%
1111Ford7008.00124,9%-34,0%1,1%1,4%
612Hino2.3756.901948,6%40,0%3,7%1,2%
1713Volkswagen1956.048-40,0%-5,6%0,3%1,0%
1514Hyundai3015.100-48,5%-18,9%0,5%0,9%
1415Kia3134.370-28,7%-6,5%0,5%0,8%
1316Subaru3383.87368,2%52,5%0,5%0,7%
1617Mitsubishi Fuso2632.37429,6%-2,3%0,4%0,4%
1918Peugeot1661.710-6,7%-42,7%0,3%0,3%
1819Lexus1861.35310,1%-35,6%0,3%0,2%
2520UD Trucks78970-9,7%-6,5%0,1%0,2%
2221Chevrolet9295335,5%0,1%0,1%0,2%
2722Audi67950-66,5%-40,3%0,1%0,2%
2023Volvo148934190,2%50,9%0,2%0,2%
2424Mini829028,8%19,3%0,1%0,2%
2825Daihatsu6688510,6%-8,5%0,1%0,2%
2926Renault44599-32,3%26,4%0,1%0,1%
3927Tata3571100,0%3072,2%0,0%0,1%
2328Porsche874915406,3%-13,4%0,1%0,1%
2628Chery76491255,5%65,9%0,1%0,1%
3029Volvo Trucks383702,7%3,9%0,1%0,1%
2130Scania97345136,1%-30,0%0,1%0,1%
3331Land Rover20246-50,1%-62,7%0,0%0,0%
3332Man202268,6%2,3%0,0%0,0%
3933Chana3217-25,0%-59,0%0,0%0,0%
3134Jac36207-9330,8%40,8%0,1%0,0%
3235CAMC22188-33,2%-52,4%0,0%0,0%
36Mercedes Trucks1810,0%0,0%
3537Auman1296-11,7%-41,1%0,0%0,0%
4138Suzuki-87-100,0%-97,4%0,0%0,0%
3439BISON138340,5%-25,2%0,0%0,0%
3640Jaguar8811,1%-10,0%0,0%0,0%
3741Bei Ben55766,7%58,3%0,0%0,0%
3842JBC427-12,7%-50,9%0,0%0,0%
4143Yutong-26-100,0%-40,9%0,0%0,0%
3944BAW3170,0%-0,4%0,0%0,0%
4045Grand Tiger113-42,9%-38,1%0,0%0,0%
4046Lamborghini17-50,0%-12,5%0,0%0,0%

Rank DecRank 2016GROUPSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016 FY
11Perodua24.615207.11042,3%-2,9%38,0%35,6%
22Honda10.46191.930-33,2%-3,1%16,1%15,8%
33Toyota9.97472.896-34,9%-28,4%15,4%12,5%
44Proton7.22372.29010,9%-29,3%11,1%12,4%
55Renault-Nissan4.84841.305-12,9%-13,5%7,5%7,1%
66Isuzu Motors1.48012.818-2,7%1,3%2,3%2,2%
127Mazda60312.493-58,1%-12,8%0,9%2,1%
98Mercedes Daimler80611.991-25,2%8,7%1,2%2,1%
89Mitsubishi98711.769-9,2%-12,9%1,5%2,0%
710BMW9979.90214,2%19,7%1,5%1,7%

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