In 2021, Honda global car sales and vehicle production contracted with exports from Japan sharply lower.
In full-year 2021, Honda had weaker sales worldwide with global car production nearly 17% lower and exports from Japan down by more than a quarter. 2021 was the third consecutive year of lower numbers for Honda with supply-chain issues causing severe delays on some models. Honda performed stronger in the US with higher sales but struggled in Japan.
Honda Global Car Production in 2021
Honda Motor Company reported the following worldwide production by major world regions in full-year 2021:
Honda World Production
|Outside of Japan||3,520,431||-4.1%|
Honda’s car production in Japan decreased for the third consecutive year in 2021. All carmakers had supply-chain problems with a shortage in components, especially semiconductors, but Honda seems to have struggled more than Toyota.
Production outside Japan was also lower for the third consecutive year in 2021but Honda worldwide sales were less dramatically affected than in Japan.
Honda Production in Main Regions in 2021
Honda Worldwide Car Exports from Japan in 2021
In 2021, Honda car exports from Japan to other major world markets were as follows:
Honda car exports from Japan contracted in 2021 for the third consecutive year. Although there was strong growth in some worldwide markets such as the USA, Honda sales in others including Europe were sharply lower in 2021.
Global Worldwide Car Sales by Brand in 2021 (Full Year)
Global worldwide sales by brand in 2021:
- Daihatsu (see Toyota)
- Gordon Murray Automotive
- Lexus (see Toyota)
- Toyota (including Lexus)
- Volkswagen (VW Brand)
- Volkswagen Group
- Volkswagen Group (Battery-Electric Cars)
“Sales” as reported by the various brands generally refer to deliveries and not necessarily sales to the customer or final registration. Terms and definitions may vary.