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Philippines August 2014: Toyota Wigo up to 7th place

October 1st, 2014 No comments

Toyota Wigo Philippines August 2014. Picture courtesy of livelifedrive.comToyota Wigo

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New car sales in the Philippines continue on their record-breaking run: up another 28% year-on-year in August to 20,521 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 170,921 units, up 25% on 2013 which was already a record year. Toyota continues to be ultra-dominant in the country, even monopolising the models podium this month: the Vios is the best-selling model here by far with a huge 2,197 sales and 10.7% share, ahead of the Innova at 7.9% and the Fortuner at 6.1%, relegating the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport down to 4th position at 5.8% share. There are 4 more Toyotas inside the Top 10, including a newbie: the Wigo (aka Agya) is up to a fantastic 7th place thanks to 818 sales and 4% share, along with the Hiace (#5), Avanza (#9) and Hilux (#10). Notice also the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 at #12, the Ford Ecosport up to #13 vs. #25 year-to-date and the Chevrolet Spin at #31 vs. #40.

Previous month: Philippines 7 months 2014: Now with Top 170 models!

One year ago: Philippines August 2013: Toyota Vios breaks record

Full August 2014 Top 140 models Ranking Table below.

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Philippines 7 months 2014: Now with Top 170 models!

August 31st, 2014 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines July 2014. Picture courtesy of u-car.com.twThe Toyota Vios is the best-seller in the Philippines so far in 2014 (Taiwan model shown)

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For the first time in over a year, I can give you an all-models ranking for the Philippines, and this over the first 7 months of 2014. During that time, new car sales are up a gigantic 24% year-on-year to a record 150,400 registrations, with Toyota tightening its stranglehold on the market at just under 40% share, and it shows in the models ranking. The Toyota Vios is unsurprisingly the best-seller again this year thanks to 14,912 sales and 9.9% share, while the Toyota Fortuner overtakes both the Innova and the Mitsubishi Montero Sport to rank #2 overall at 9,739 units and 6.5% vs. 9,448 for the Montero Sport and 8,655 for the Innova…

Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Philippines July 2014. Picture courtesy of livelifedrive.comMitsubishi Mirage G4

Toyota Wigo Philippines July 2014. Picture courtesy of carguide.phToyota Wigo

The next 3 models are all Toyotas, making it an amazing 6 Toyotas in the Filipino Top 7 over the period! The Hiace ranks 5th ahead of the Avanza and Hilux. The Honda City follows at #8 above the Mitsubishi Adventure while the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 (aka Attrage) makes its first appearance in the ranking directly in 10th place with 3,526 sales and 2.3%. Other newcomers include the Toyota Wigo (aka Agya) imported directly from Indonesia and landing at #15 with 1.9% share, the Ford Ecosport at #28, the Hyundai Grand i10 at #35 and Chevrolet Spin at #41.

Previous post: Philippines July 2014 (brands): Toyota first manufacturer to break the 10,000 monthly unit-mark

One year ago: Philippines 6 months 2013: Now with Top 140 models ranking!

Full 7 months 2014 Top 170 models Ranking Table below.

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Philippines July 2014: Toyota first manufacturer to ever break the 10,000 monthly unit-mark in market up 30%

August 22nd, 2014 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines July 2014. Picture courtesy of blogspot.comThe Vios helps Toyota up 66% year-on-year this month in the Philippines.

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The Filipino new car market continues to lodges astounding gains month after month without exception and July is up 29.5% year-on-year to a fantastic 23,741 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to a record 150,400 units, up a splendid 24% on 2013. Toyota makes history this month: the Japanese manufacturer becomes the first ever in the Philippines to sell over 10,000 units in a single month, up a huge 66% year-on-year to 10,079 sales in July and adding up to a mammoth 42.5% market share vs. 38.8% year-to-date.

Toyota cites the tremendous success of the Vios (#1) and Innova (#2) as the main engines fuelling this record. Mitsubishi takes a beating at 15.9% share vs. 19.2% ytd, followed by Hyundai and Ford while Honda delivers its first yoy gains this year in 5th place. Note Philippines car sales fugures do not include Chinese or Indian brands but local website autoindustryia announced these will be added soon. Exciting!

Previous month: Philippines 6 months 2014: Toyota and Ford outpace market up 28%

One year ago: Philippines 6 months 2013: Now with Top 140 models ranking!

Full July 2014 Top 25 brands Ranking Table below.

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Philippines 6 months 2014: Toyota & Ford outpace market up 28%

August 12th, 2014 No comments

Ford Ranger Philippines June 2014Ford Ranger

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According to data compiled by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI), the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) and the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distribution (AVID), the Philippine new car market is up a fantastic 28% over the first half of 2014 to a record 126,659 registrations. Toyota is ultra-dominant once again and even outpaces the market with sales up a gigantic 39% on the same period in 2013 to 48,291 units and 38.1% share. Mitsubishi follows (+18%) ahead of Hyundai (+6%) while Ford is up an excellent 42% in 4th place with 8,864 sales and 7% share. Notice also Kia up 46%, Chevrolet up 79% and Mazda up 58%.

Previous month: Philippines May 2014: Toyota nails 40% of market up 23%

One year ago: Philippines 6 months 2013: Now with Top 140 models ranking!

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Philippines May 2014: Toyota nails 40% of market up 23%

June 13th, 2014 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines May 2014. Picture courtesy of carguide.ph1 in every 2.5 cars sold in the Philippines this month is a Toyota.

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The Pinoy new car market continues all guns blazing with another 23.5% year-on-year increase in May to 22,815 registrations, making 2014 on track for another record year. Toyota is more than ever on fire, doubling the market growth rate at +47% to reach an unbelievable and round 40% market share thanks to 9,132 sales. Mitsubishi remains in 2nd place but gains only 1% to 4,120 units and 18.1% share, while Hyundai is up 23% to 9.2%, Ford up 39% to 7.5%, Kia and Chevrolet both up 43% and Mazda up 122%. Ford and Chevy are the only non-Asian brands in the Top 13!

Previous post: Philippines March 2014: Toyota up 38% to just under 40% share

Previous year: Philippines Full Year 2013: Toyota and Mitsubishi top record market

Full May 2014 Top 20 brands Ranking Table below.

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Philippines March 2014: Toyota up 38% to just under 40% share

April 29th, 2014 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines March 2014. Picture courtesy of carguide.phToyota holds 39.7% of the Filipino car market this month.

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New car sales in the Philippines continue on their impressive and continuous growth in March: up 22% year-on-year to 22,181 registrations which brings the First Quarter total to a record 60,133 units compared to 49,558 at the same time last year, at the time also a record. Toyota is on fire: up 38% to nearly hit 40% market share (39.7% exactly) thanks to 8,807 sales. Once again that’s more than double the #2 Mitsubishi up 20% to 4,345 units. Most impressive year-on-year gains go to Chevrolet (+153%) and Kia (+87%).

Previous month: Philippines February 2014: Ford and Chevrolet most impressive

One year ago: Philippines March 2013: Market at record levels

Full March 2014 Top 20 brands Ranking Table below.

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Philippines February 2014: Ford and Chevrolet most impressive

March 21st, 2014 No comments

Ford Ecosport Philippines February 2014The Ford Ecosport is now on sale in the Philippines (Brazilian model shown)

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The Pinoy new car market doesn’t slow down its explosive growth: up another 16% year-on-year in February to 19,305 registrations, which brings the year-to-date total to 37,952 units, up 21% on 2013 which itself was up 33% on 2012! Told you, the Philippines are testing new ground each year when it comes to new car sales. At this rate, after breaking the 200,000 annual unit-mark for the first time in 2013, we could be looking at 250,000+ sales in 2014! Below Toyota and Mitsubishi still dominant at 35,7% and 22.8% share respectively, Hyundai is up a shy 5% to 1,710 sales but Ford (+48%) and Chevrolet (+58%) are very impressive in 4th and 7th place respectively. Notice also Suzuki up 52% to #10, Subaru up 37% to #11, Mazda up 106% to #12 and BMW up 32% to #13.

Previous month: Philippines (brands) January 2014: Vios boosts Toyota up 50%

One year ago: Philippines February 2013: Mitsubishi takes off to 21.4% share

Full February 2014 Top 20 All-brands Ranking Table below.

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Philippines (brands) January 2014: Vios boosts Toyota up 50%

February 21st, 2014 3 comments

Toyota Vios Philippines January 2014. Picture courtesy of Toyota VietnamToyota Vios

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Amazing start of the year for new car sales in the Philippines: building on a record year 2013 when it broke the 200,000 annual units milestone for the first time, January 2014 sales are up a mammoth 26% year-on-year to 18,647 registrations. Only brands data is available for now, but it’s fair to assume the Toyota Vios could break its monthly volume record for the 5th consecutive time this month: Toyota as a whole is up 50% on January 2013 to 7,047 sales and 37.7% share, more than double the score of the #2 Mitsubishi at 3,411 units and 18.3% share. Other great performers this month include Ford up 31% to #4, Chevrolet up 71% to #7, Suzuki up 43% to #10, Mazda up a huge 374% to #11, BMW up 36% to #15, Mercedes up 150% to #16 and Volvo up 60% to #20. Finally, notice Peugeot entering the ranking at #19 with 29 units sold in January.

Previous post: Philippines Full Year 2013: Toyota and Mitsubishi top record market

One year ago: Philippines January 2013: Hyundai and Honda shine

Full January 2014 Top 20 All-brands Ranking Table below.

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Philippines Full Year 2013: Toyota & Mitsubishi top record market

January 16th, 2014 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines 2013. Picture courtesy of carguide.ph#1 again, the Toyota Vios broke its monthly volume record 4 times in 2013.

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Adding 20,420 registrations in December, the Pinoy new car market passes a new symbolic milestone this year: up a splendid 15% on a record-breaking 2012 to 211,287 registrations, the first time the Philippines is above the 200,000 annual unit-mark. Toyota and Mitsubishi consolidate their dominance, both gaining more ground than the market to reach record volumes in 2013. Toyota remains by far the most popular carmaker in the country thanks to sales up 16% to 75,161 units and 35.6% share while Mitsubishi sells a record 43,176 units, up a whopping 24% year-on-year, helped by a 28% surge in December and eclipsing its previous volume record of 36,533 units set back in 1996. Hyundai (stable), Honda (+6%) and Ford (+22%) follow.

Mitsubishi Mirage Philippines 2013. Picture courtesy of carguide.phMitsubishi Mirage

Model-wise, lifted by a 4th consecutive record-breaking month in December (2,345 sales), the Toyota Vios is the best-selling vehicle in the Philippines for the 6th year in a row with 20,493 units and 9.7% share, up 24% on 2012. The Mitsubishi Montero Sport is up one spot to #2 with 14,683 sales and 6.9%, edging past the Toyota Innova at 14,376 and 6.8%. A newcomer inside the Top 10 is the Mitsubishi Mirage, up to 6th place thanks to 6,191 units sold.

Previous month: Philippines November 2013: Toyota now above 40% share

Previous year: Philippines Full Year 2012: Toyota leads, Mitsubishi at world best

Two years ago: Philippines Full Year 2011: Stable ranking in solid market

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Philippines November 2013: Toyota now above 40% share

December 29th, 2013 No comments

Toyota Vios Philippines November 2013. Picture courtesy of carguide.phToyota Vios

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New car sales in the Philippines are unaffected by the typhoon Haiyan, up a gigantic 25% year-on-year in November to 18,246 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 190,867 units, up 35% on a record-breaking 2012 figure and now assured to break the 200,000 annual unit-milestone by the time 2013 comes to an end for the very first time in the history of automobile in the Philippines! Boosted by the record-breaking run of the new generation Vios which should be the best-selling car in the country by far this month, Toyota passes the 40% market share milestone this month at 40.7% thanks to 7,426 sales vs. “just” 35.7% year-to-date. In second place, Mitsubishi falls under 20% at 19.8% vs. 20.4% so far in 2013, while Hyundai is at 9.4% vs. 10.3% year-to-date. Ford stays strong at #4 and 6.5% while Honda crumbles down to 3.6% vs. 6.4% year-to-date.

Previous month: Philippines October 2013: Toyota close to 40% market share

One year ago: Philippines November 2012: Toyota and Mitsubishi dominate

Full November 2013 Top 20 brands Ranking Table below.

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