2023 (Q1) Japan: Best-Selling Car Manufacturers, Brands and Models

2023 (Q1): New car sales in Japan increased by 15% with Toyota as the best-selling brand while the Yaris and Corolla were the favorite models on the Japanese new car market and the Honda N-Box the top-selling minicar. During the first quarter of 2023, the Japanese new vehicle market expanded by 15% to 1,381,558 vehicles … Read more

2022 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Minicar (Kei) Brands and Models

In full-year 2022, Daihatsu was the top mini-vehicle maker in Japan, Suzuki the best-selling minicar brand, and Honda N-Box the top-selling Kei model. Mini Vehicle Sales in Japan in 2022 (Full Year) Mini vehicle registrations in Japan in the full calendar year 2022 contracted by 0.9% to 1,638,137 mini vehicles compared to 1,652,522 mini vehicles … Read more

2022 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Car Models

In full-year 2022, the Toyota Yaris and Corolla were the top-selling car models in Japan – seven of the top-ten cars were Toyotas. 2022 (January to December): Despite weaker sales, the Toyota Yaris comfortably remained the best-selling car model in Japan. The evergreen Toyota Corolla improved to second place while the Nissan Note was third. … Read more

2021 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Car Models

In 2021, the Toyota Yaris, Roomy, and Corolla were the top-selling car models in Japan – eight of the top-ten cars were Toyotas. In full-year 2021, the Toyota Yaris was the top-selling car model in Japan for the second consecutive year. The four most popular car models in Japan were made by Toyota with the … Read more

2021 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Car Brands and Market Analysis

In 2021 Toyota remained by far the best-selling car brand in Japan. Market analysis showed a contraction of 3.3% in vehicle sales. In full-year 2021, Toyota maintained its traditional position as Japan’s largest carmaker and best-selling car brand. Toyota gained market share while Suzuki, Honda, Daihatsu, Nissan, and Mazda all maintained sales rank positions despite … Read more

2021 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Minicar (Kei) Brands and Models

2021 (full-year sales): Daihatsu was the top mini-vehicle maker in Japan, Suzuki the best-selling minicar brand, and the Honda N-Box the top-selling Kei model. In full calendar year 2021, Daihatsu remained the largest producer of mini-vehicles in Japan but Suzuki remained the best-selling mini passenger car brand. The Honda N-Box was again the top-selling Kei … Read more

2021 (Q1) Japan: Best-Selling Car Brands, Models, and Minicars

January to March 2021: Toyota was again the best-selling car brand in Japan while the Yaris was the top-selling model and the Honda N-Box the favorite minicar (kei) in Q1. During the first quarter of 2021, Toyota remained by far the largest vehicle manufacturer in Japan and gained market share in a growing market. Second-placed … Read more

2020 (Full Year) Japan: Best-Selling Car Brands and Market Analysis

In 2020, Toyota remained by far the best-selling car brand in Japan. Market analysis showed a contraction of 11.5% in vehicle sales. In full-year 2020, Toyota maintained its traditional position as Japan’s largest carmaker and best-selling car brand. Suzuki gained second place from Honda. The Japanese new passenger vehicle market contracted by 12% while the … Read more