Philippines May 2012: Toyota and Mitsubishi most popular
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New car sales in the Philippines are up 5% year-on-year over the first 5 months of 2012 to 63,769 registrations. Like it has been the case since 2008, the Toyota Vios is the favourite car in the country with 6,325 sales and a very solid 9.9% market share. The Toyota Innova is catching up however thanks to its facelift, at #2 with 5,848 units and 9.2%. Excellent score as well for the Mitsubishi Montero Sport (aka Challenger) at #3 with 4,916 sales and 7.7%.
The third Toyota in the Filipino Top 4 is the Toyota Fortuner at #4 with 4,560 unit and an excellent 7.2% share. The Philippines is Mitsubishi's best country in the world: the brand ranks #2 behind Toyota and places 4 models in the Top 12. The locally-built Mitsubishi Adventure ranks 5th with 2,773 sales and 4.3% ahead of the Toyota Avanza at 4.2%.
The Isuzu Crosswind, also manufactured in the Philippines, is #7 with a strong 4.1% markets share, while the Hyundai Accent is now the 2nd best-selling passenger car after the Toyota Vios at #8, passing the Honda City down to #9. Notice also the Toyota Hiace at #10 and the Mitsubishi Strada (aka L200 or Triton) at #12.
Previous year: Philippines Full Year 2011: Stable ranking in solid market
Full 5 months Top 75 Ranking Table below.