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.
Japan best selling cars 2016 led by the hybrids Toyota Prius and Aqua. In our all-models ranking, in third place the best k-car, the Honda N-Box while the Nissan Dayz in 25th place was the best new entrance.
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.
Japan best selling cars in 2015 led by the hybrid Toyota Aqua ahead of two key cars model. The market fell down 8% hit by economic recession and just few new models joined the top models ranking.
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 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.