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The Australian new passenger car market is up a very dynamic 16% year-on-year in 1988 to 521,961 registrations. Ford remains by far the best-selling manufacturer in the country thanks to 134,160 sales and 25.7% share (although it held 28.6% of the market in 1987) while Toyota overtakes Holden to rank 2nd at 100,830 units and 19.3% (+23%), the first time in the history of the Japanese brand it sells more than 100,000 cars annually in Australia. Holden is up 9% to 17.6% share in third place, Nissan up 36% to 10.9% at #5 and Honda shoots up 77% to 7th place. Model-wise, the Ford Falcon leads the way with a huge 13.3% market share ahead of the Holden Commodore at 11% and the Mitsubishi Magna at 7.8%. The Toyota Camry is up 3 spots on 1987 to #4 and the Nissan Pulsar up two to #7.
Full Year 1988 Top 10 models and Top 7 brands Ranking Tables below.