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Hong Kong (China) October 2014: Lexus NX in Top 10!

November 7th, 2014 No comments

Lexus NX Hong Kong October 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe Lexus NX is the 8th best-selling vehicle in Hong Kong this month.

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New vehicle sales in Hong Kong are up 6% year-on-year in October to 4,625 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 44,298 deliveries, up 12% on 2013. Hong Kong is one of the territories in the world with the highest penetration of premium/luxury vehicles: with no less than one in 3 sales year-to-date (33.2%) being made in that segment, 45.5% when only counting private cars and removing commercial vehicles. And we have some very fine examples illustrating this trend this month: the most impressive being the Lexus NX breaking into the Top 10 for its 2nd month in market at #8 with 1.8% share, making Hong Kong the first territory in the world to welcome Lexus’s new SUV among its 10 most popular vehicles.

Lamborghini Huracan Hong Kong October 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe Lamborghini Huracan is now among Hong Kong’s Top 100 best-sellers.

Notice also the Mercedes C-Class up 6 spots on September to #4 and 3.1% share, the Mercedes GLA shooting up 71 ranks to #14 making Hong Kong its 2nd highest ranking territory after Switzerland, the BMW i3 up 77 spots to #15, Porsche Macan up 5 to #26 and 1% share, the Maserati Ghibli ranking inside the Hong Kong Top 50 for the 5th time in the past 6 months at #39, the BMW X4 up 17 to #52 and, last but not least, the Lamborghini Huracan breaking into the Hong Kong Top 100 for its 2nd month of sales at #99 – needless to say the first territory in which it does so.

Mercedes C-Class Hong Kong October 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe Mercedes C-Class is the best-selling passenger car in Hong Kong this month.

Non-premium highlights include the Toyota Hiace particularly strong at #1 with 8.6% share, the Toyota Noah taking off to 6.4% and shifting up to #2 YTD also, the Honda Odyssey reappearing in 5th place thanks to the new model and the Nissan X-Trail landing at #69.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) September 2014: Lexus NX directly in Top 20

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) October 2013: BMW 4 Series inside Top 20

Full October 2014 Top 170 All-models and Top 38 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) September 2014: Lexus NX directly in Top 20

October 16th, 2014 4 comments

Lexus NX300h Hong Kong September 2014Lexus NX

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New car sales in Hong Kong are up a very robust 26% year-on-year in September to 5,335 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 39,678 units, up 14% on 2013. The models ranking podium is identical to the year-to-date order with the Toyota Hiace, Crown LPG Taxi and Noah dominating the sales charts. The Mercedes CLA becomes no less than the most popular passenger car in Hong Kong this month thanks to 143 sales lifting it up to 4th place overall. The BMW X5 (+10 spots on August to #6) and Mercedes C Class (+17 to #10) also shine but the big event of the month is to be found a little below…

Mercedes CLA Hong Kong September 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe Mercedes CLA is simply the best-selling passenger car in Hong Kong this month…

For its very first appearance in the Hong Kong sales charts, the Lexus NX beats its previous world-best ranking (#22 in Taiwan) and lands directly at #19 with 74 sales and 1.4% share, also by far Lexus’s best-seller here. Notice also the Audi A3 up 88 ranks on last month to #20, BMW X1 up 29 to #23, Porsche Macan up 44 to #31 and Maserati Ghibli at #42. Finally, we welcome 3 additional newcomers in the ranking this month: the BMW X4 at #69, the Mercedes GLA at #85 and the Lamborghini Huracan at #156.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) August 2014: Mercedes CLA #3 passenger car!

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) September 2013: Mercedes A and CLA Class up

Full September 2014 Top 175 models and Top 40 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) August 2014: Mercedes CLA #3 passenger car!

September 8th, 2014 1 comment

Mercedes CLA Hong Kong August 2014Mercedes CLA

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New car sales in the Hong Kong part of China are in excellent shape once again in August: up 21% year-on-year to 4,588 registrations, which brings the year-to-date total to 34,343 units, up 12% on 2013 which was already up 11% on 2012 at the same time last year. Good times. Brand-wise, Toyota unsurprisingly leads the way with 22.2% share ahead of Mercedes at 10.8%, BMW at 9.4%, Volkswagen at 8% and Isuzu at 7.4%, reproducing the year-to-date Top 5. The Toyota Hiace is the most popular vehicle in the country once again in a Top 5 dominated by commercial vehicles: the Toyota Coaster is up 10 spots on July to #2, the Hyundai H1 is up 2 to #3 and the Toyota Crown LPG Taxi stable at #4. The VW Golf is the best-selling passenger car in 5th place with 138 sales and 3%, followed by the Honda Jazz up 8 ranks to #6 and the… Mercedes CLA, astoundingly third most popular passenger car at #7 with 116 units and 2.5% share, equal with the Mercedes E-Class. Notice also the BMW 4 Series overtaking the 3 Series for the first time in any market in the world at #13 vs. #20.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) July 2014: Mercedes CLA up to world-best #7

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) August 2013: Mercedes E-Class most popular

Full August 2014 Top 178 All-models and Top 40 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) July 2014: Mercedes CLA up to world-best #7!

August 6th, 2014 1 comment

Mercedes CLA Hong Kong July 2014Mercedes CLA

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Although part of China since 1997, Hong Kong car sales are reported by the HKMTA and not included in overall China data. The market is up a cool 24% year-on-year in July to 4,622 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 29,776 units, up 11% on 2013. Toyota continues to dominate the brands ranking with 22% share this month, ahead of Mercedes (11.7%), Volkswagen (9.1%) and BMW (8.1%). In the models ranking, if the Toyota Hiace reclaims the top spot it holds year-to-date, the rest of the charts see lots of change: the VW Golf is up 5 spots on June to #2 with 4% share, the Toyota Noah is down two to #3, the Toyota Crown LPG Taxi is up 5 to #4 and now #2 year-to-date and the Mercedes CLA reaches its best ranking anywhere in the world at an astounding 7th place thanks to 99 sales and 2.3% share! Notice also the Mercedes E-Class at #6, S-Class at #9, ML-Class at #15, Audi Q5 at #16 and the BMW X5 at #17.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) June 2014: Toyota Noah #1, Mercedes S-Class #2 year-to-date

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) July 2013: Toyota Hiace now #1 year-to-date

Full July 2014 Top 177 All-models and Top 40 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) June 2014: Toyota Noah leads, Mercedes S-Class now #2 year-to-date

July 9th, 2014 2 comments

Toyota Noah Hong Kong June 2014. Picture courtesy of gazoo.comThe Toyota Noah is the best-selling vehicle in Hong Kong this month.

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New vehicle sales are up 12% year-on-year in June in Hong Kong to 4,580 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 25,433 units, up a solid 10% on 2013. Now that the new generation has hit HK, the Toyota Noah ends 3 consecutive months of Toyota Hiace domination thanks to 253 sales and 5.5%, only 3 units above the Hiace though which keeps the year-to-date lead by far at 1,347 sales and 5.3%. The Mercedes S-Class continues to lodge out-of-this world scores: it ranks third this month at 192 units and 4.2% share, earning it the #2 spot year-to-date! Notice also the Toyota Alphard up 9 spots on May to #10, the Toyota Ractis up 7 to #11, the Mercedes CLA extremely solid at #12, the Audi Q5 up 19 to #14 and the Maserati Ghibli up 21 to a world-best #28. Finally, we welcome the McLaren 650S in the ranking at #150 and the Renault Captur at #182.

McLaren 650S Hong Kong June 2014The first two McLaren 650S in Hong Kong were sold this month.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) June 2014: Mercedes S-Class outstanding

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) June 2013: Mercedes places 3 models in Top 8

Full June 2014 Top 182 All-models and Top 40 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) May 2014: Mercedes S Class outstanding

June 12th, 2014 No comments

Mercedes S Class Hong Kong May 2014The Mercedes S-Class continues to sell like hot cakes in Hong Kong.

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New vehicle sales in Hong Kong are up a very healthy 15% year-on-year in May to 4,150 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 20,850 units, up 9% on 2013. While the Toyota Hiace continues to dominate the models sales charts with 210 sales and 5.1% share, two large German premium models deliver outstanding results this month. The BMW 5 Series is up one further spot on April to land in 2nd place at 152 units and 3.7%, returning to the ranking it held over the Full Year 2013. The Mercedes S-Class for its part manages to maintain itself inside the Hong Kong Top 5 for the third month this year at #4 with 130 sales and 3.1% share, remaining #3 year-to-date! These results are properly astounding given the price point these models command.

BMW 4 Series Hong Kong May 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frThe BMW 4 Series reaches a world-best #13 spot in Hong Kong this month.

Further down , notice also the Mercedes C-Class up 9 ranks on April to #9, the Mercedes CLA up 10 to a world-record #11, the BMW 4 Series up 7 to another world-record #13, the BMW 2 Series up 21 to a third world-record #15 for its 2nd month in market, the BMW 1 Series up 15 to #17 and Mercedes ML-Class up 79 to #24, making it 5 BMWs inside the Top 17 vs. 7 Mercedes in the Top 24. As a result, this month Mercedes is only about 100 units below market leader Toyota at 15% share vs. 17.7% with BMW at #3 with 11.6% of the Hong Kong market vs. 8.6% year-to-date.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) April 2014: BMW 5 Series back up to #3

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) May 2013: Toyota Hiace and VW Golf on top

Full May 2014 Top 177 All-models and Top 49 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) April 2014: BMW 5 Series back up to #3

May 9th, 2014 2 comments

BMW 5 Series Hong Kong April 2014BMW 5 Series

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New car sales in Hong Kong are up a fantastic 37% year-on-year in April to 4,174 registrations, sending the year-to-date total up 8% to 16,700 units. The Toyota Hiace continues to dominate the models sales charts thanks to a very strong 257 sales and 6.2% share, but this month it is followed by the Toyota Noah at an exceptional 5% share and 209 units. The BMW 5 Series, #2 over the Full Year 2013, is back up 9 spots on March to land on the third step of the podium with 163 sales and 3.9% share, ahead of the VW Golf at 2.9% and the Mercedes S-Class, once again the brand’s best-seller (!), at 2.7% of the market. The S-Class is now #3 year-to-date! Notice also the VW Polo up 30 ranks on last month to #8, the Audi Q3 up 15 to #13 and the BMW 7 Series up a massive 110 spots to #22.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) March 2014: S-Class Mercedes’ best-seller

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) April 2013: Toyota Hiace and Lexus RX shine

Full April 2014 Top 179 All-models and Top 40 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) March 2014: S-Class Mercedes’ best-seller

April 10th, 2014 2 comments

Mercedes S Class Hong Kong China March 2014The Mercedes S-Class ranks 6th in Hong Kong this month.

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New car sales in Hong Kong are down 21% year-on-year in March to 4,369 registrations, which brings the First Quarter total to 12,435 units, just one unit (!) less than at the same time last year. The Toyota Hiace reclaims the models lead both this month with 246 sales and 5.6% share and year-to-date at 630 units and 5.1% while the valiant (and legendary) Toyota Crown LPG Taxi remains #2 with 159 sales and 3.6% and the BMW 3 Series rounds up the podium like in February at 155 units and 3.5%. Not many regions can say it but Hong Kong can: the S Class is Mercedes’ best-seller here this month at an out-of-this-world 6th place with 2.9% share, even ranking 5th year-to-date at 3.3%! Notice also the Audi A3 shooting up 62 spots to #10 with 109 sales (the all-new sedan accounts for 82%), the Volvo V40 up 18 to #20 and the Mercedes CLA very robust once again at #22.

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) February 2014: Mercedes E Class back on top

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) March 2013: VW Golf takes the lead!

Full March 2014 Top 169 All-models and Top 37 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China) February 2014: Mercedes E-Class back on top

March 10th, 2014 No comments

Mercedes E Class Hong Kong February 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frMercedes E-Class

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New vehicle sales in Hong Kong are up a brilliant 28% year-on-year in February to 3,945 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 8,066 units, up 17% on 2013. Brand-wise, Toyota continues to reign with 902 sales for a 22.9% market share, followed by Mercedes at a fantastic 15.7% share thanks to 619 units while Nissan is up 7 spots on January to round up the podium with 330 sales and 8.4% of the market. In the models ranking, for the first time since last August the Mercedes E-Class (leader over the Full Year 2012) is back on top with 212 sales and 5.4% share, however this is not enough to dethrone the Toyota Hiace even though the latter tumbles down to #9 this month. So far in 2014, E Class sales add up to 311 vs. 384 for the Hiace.

Toyota Crown LPG Taxi. Picture by neeravbhatt, all rights reserved.

Bolstered by a dynamic flow of orders from taxi companies, the Toyota Crown LPG Taxi remains #2 with 189 units sold, while the BMW 3 Series shines: up 5 ranks on January to #3 with 160 sales and 4.1%. Other great performers in Hong Kong this month include the Nissan Serena up 18 spots to #4, the Mitsubishi Lancer back in the ranking directly in 5th place, the Mercedes S-Class at #7 vs. #54 over the Full Year 2013, the Nissan Elgrand up 22 spots to #10 and the Mercedes CLA up a further 7 spots to a best-ever (and world-best) 17th position. Finally, notice the arrival of the Maserati Ghibli at #142 with two units sold.

Previous post: Hong Kong (China): 2010-2013 Historical Data now available

Previous month: Hong Kong (China) January 2014: Mercedes S-Class up to #3!

One year ago: Hong Kong (China) February 2013: BMW 5 Series leads

Full February 2014 Top 176 All-models and Top 38 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Hong Kong (China): 2010-2013 Historical Data now available!

February 26th, 2014 1 comment

Mercedes E Class Hong Kong 2012The Mercedes E-Class was #1 in Hong Kong in 2012.

I can now share with you Historical Data for Hong Kong (China) going back to 2010, so not much info yet which is why I am calling you readers to get in touch in you have access to more Historical info on Hong King. I’m awaiting your messages!

Hong Kong (China) Historical Data:

Hong Kong (China) 2010: Toyota and Mercedes dominate

Hong Kong (China) 2012: Mercedes E-Class in the lead, BMW 5 Series on podium

Hong Kong (China) 2013: Toyota Hiace most popular

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