Vietnam January 2017: Toyota, Mazda shine in market down 13%

The Toyota Fortuner is back up to 4th place in Vietnam. 

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After surging 24% to hit a record 304.427 sales in 2016, the Vietnamese new vehicle market hits the brakes in January at -13% to 20.232 units. Toyota manages to outsell traditional leader Thaco-Kia with 5.318 units and 26.3% share vs. 17.9%, roughly swapping their FY16 levels. Mazda (14.2%) and Ford (12.6%) for their part are frankly above their FY16 of respectively 10.5% and 9.5%. Honda remains 5th while Chevrolet, Mitsubishi and Mercedes all climb one spot, taking advantage of Isuzu’s plunge to #12. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios remains the most popular choice ahead of the Ford Ranger up three spots on December to #2, the Mazda3 up one to #3 and the Toyota Fortuner up 5 to #4. Reversely, the Toyota Innova and Kia Morning both drop 3 spots to #5 and #6 respectively. Notice also the Ford Ecosport up to #10, the Mitsubishi Triton up 12 ranks on last month to #16, the Honda Civic returning to the ranking at #20 and the Chevrolet Trax landing at #43.

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Vietnam Full Year 2016: Toyota Vios leads market above 300.000 units

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After surging 43% in 2014 and 55% in 2015, the Vietnamese new car market continues to gallop ahead in 2016 with deliveries up 24% to a record 304.427 units, the first time new vehicle sales in the country cross the 300.000 annual unit-milestone. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer in Vietnam, beating the market at +35% to 80.113 units and 26.3% share. This includes 43.787 Thaco heavy trucks, meaning Kia sold 36.326 passenger cars in Vietnam in 2016, a 56% surge vs. 57.036. and 18.7% for Toyota (+13%). Mazda soars 58% to 32.108 units and 10.5% share, overtaking Ford up 40% to 9.5% ahead of Honda (+38%), Chevrolet (+32%), Hyundai (+41%), Isuzu (+14%), Suzuki (+31%) and Mitsubishi (+47%). Mercedes is up 36% to 11th place.

kia-morning-vietnam-august-2016-picture-courtesy-hiclasscar-comThe Kia Morning soars 78% to 2nd place in 2016. 

In the models ranking, the Toyota Vios signs a third consecutive year in the lead, improving slightly faster than the market at +28% for a 5.8% share. The Kia Morning shoots up 78% and 3 spots to land in 2nd place, ahead of the Ford Ranger (+62%), Mazda3 (+107%) and Toyota Fortuner (+18%). The Toyota Innova, up just 14%, is down four spots to #6. Other great performers include the Mazda CX-5 (+85%), Kia Cerato (+56%), Honda Coty (+81%), Mazda2 (+74%), Kia Sorento (+59%) and Kia Rondo (+113%). The Nissan X-Trail is the best-selling all-new nameplate for 2016 at #37, followed by the Ford Everest (#43), Mitsubishi Outlander (#45) and Isuzu MU-X (#48).

Previous month: Vietnam November 2016: Toyota Vios and Kia Morning dominate

Previous year:  Vietnam Full Year 2015: Toyota Vios stays #1, Mazda3 up 3-fold to #6

Two years ago: Vietnam Full Year 2014: Toyota Vios best-seller for the first time

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Vietnam November 2016: Toyota Vios and Kia Morning dominate

toyota-vios-vietnam-november-2016-picture-courtesy-autonet-vnThe Toyota Vios is the best-selling vehicle in Vietnam in November and year-to-date. 

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market slows down its exponential growth in November at just +5% to 28.442 registrations, meaning the year-to-date tally is now up 26% to 270.683. Thaco-Kia (7.296) continues to dominate the manufacturer ranking above Toyota (6.130) but only thanks to its Medium and heavy-truck lineup (3.838). Mazda holds onto the third spot at 9.3% share, ahead of Ford, Honda, Hyundai and Isuzu. In the models ranking, the Toyota Vios cements its leadership thanks to 2.447 sales and 8.6% ahead of the Kia Morning (6.3%), Ford Ranger (4.4%), Toyota Fortuner (4.3%) and Mazda3 (4.2%). All other passenger cars remain below 4% market share. The Toyota Yaris is up 10 spots on last month to #14, the newly-launched Nissan X-Trail gains one to #15 and the Isuzu MU-X is up 4 to #34.

Previous month: Vietnam October 2016: Toyota Vios back in charge, Nissan X-Trail lands

Previous year: Vietnam Full Year 2015: Toyota Vios stays #1, Mazda3 up 3-fold to #6

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Vietnam October 2016: Vios back in charge, Nissan X-Trail lands

Nissan X-Trail Vietnam October 2016. Picture courtesy u-car.com.twNissan now sells the X-Trail in Vietnam. 

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After gaining a whopping 50% year-on-year in October 2015, the Vietnamese new car market surges by a further 26% this year to 28.283 sales, lifting the year-to-date tally up 30 to 242.241 units. The three best-selling vehicle manufacturers Thaco-Kia (+30%), Toyota (+27%) and Mazda (+53%) all beat the market to improve their share, while Ford (+14%) is a little more timid. Honda (+50%), Mitsubishi (+55%), Hyundai (+101%), Nissan (+211%) and Lexus (+169%) impress. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios shoots back up 87% to return to the pole position it holds year-to-date thanks to 2.202 sales, frankly distancing the Kia Morning (+50%), Toyota Fortuner (+47%), Ford Ranger (+13%) and Mazda3 (+103%). The Mazda CX-5 (+129%), Honda City (+133%) and Ford Ecosport (+40%) also post strong improvements. We welcome the Nissan X-Trail directly into 17th place this month.

Previous month: Vietnam September 2016: Kia Morning leads, Ford Ecosport shines

One year ago: Vietnam October 2015: Ford Ranger on podium

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Vietnam September 2016: Kia Morning leads, Ford Ecosport shines

Ford Ecosport Vietnam September 2016. Picture courtesy autobild.deThe Ford Ecosport is up to an all-time high 8th place in Vietnam in September. 

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market is up by another 24% year-on-year in September to 26,551 registrations, lifting the year-to-date tally up 31% to 213.958 units. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer, beating the market at +34% to 7.204 sales and 27.1% followed by Toyota at 19.2% (+9%). Mazda surges 48% to third place with 10.7% of the Vietnamese market and Ford is up 41% to a round 10% share. Suzuki (+44%), Hyundai (+182%), Mitsubishi (+60%) and Lexus (+63%) also outpace the record-breaking market. The Kia Morning is the best-selling vehicle in the country for the second month in a row thanks to sales up a whopping 91% year-on-year to 1.641, but that’s only 27 units above the Toyota Vios (+12%), still year-to-date leader. The Toyota Fortuner (+46%) and Mazda3 (+104%) overtake the Ford Ranger (+37%) with the Mazda CX-5 (+95%), Toyota Corolla (+53%) and Ford Ecosport (+64%) – reaching its best-ever ranking at #8 – all posting significant year-on-year gains.

Previous month: Vietnam August 2016: Kia Morning leads, Mazda CX-5 shines

One year ago: Vietnam September 2015: Chevrolet Cruze back in Top 10

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Vietnam August 2016: Kia Morning leads, Mazda CX-5 shines

kia-morning-vietnam-august-2016-picture-courtesy-hiclasscar-comThe Kia Morning is the best-selling vehicle in Vietnam in August. 

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market continues to gallop ahead in August with sales up 29% year-on-year to 23.540, bringing the year-to-date tally up 32% to a record-breaking 187.407 units. Thaco-Kia still owes its market leadership (6.273 sales) to its heavy truck lineup and would be #2 if only light vehicles were counted (3.005) behind Toyota (3.907). Mazda surges 86% to #3, Ford is up 57% to #4, Honda up 119% to #5 and Chevrolet up 51% to #6.

mazda-cx-5-vietnam-august-2016-picture-courtesy-carsguide-com-auThe Mazda CX-5 is up 186% year-on-year to #4 overall in August. 

The Kia Morning takes the lead of the models ranking thanks to deliveries up a splendid 69% on August 2015 to 1.330, ahead of the Toyota Innova (+27%), Ford Ranger (+172%) and Mazda CX-5 (+186%). The Toyota Vios, leader in July, is down 19% to a paltry 7th place this month but holds onto the year-to-date pole position at 9.221 sales (+8%) vs. 9.140 (+120%) for its closest follower the Ford Ranger. Further down, notice also the Mazda3 up 147% to #6 and the Honda City up 2650% to #10.

Previous month: Vietnam July 2016: Toyota Vios reclaims crown in market up 38%

One year ago: Vietnam August 2015: New model pushes Toyota Camry up to #5

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Vietnam July 2016: Toyota Vios reclaims crown in market up 38%

Toyota Vios Vietnam July 2016. Picture courtesy of livelifedrive.comThe Toyota Vios is the best-selling vehicle in Vietnam in 2016.

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Exponential growth has become a bit of a routine in Vietnam with July deliveries up 38% year-on-year to 28.004, leading to a year-to-date tally up 32% to 163.867. Thanks to heavy trucks, Thaco-Kia (+40%) maintains the brands lead with 25.5% share above Toyota (+14%) at 18.5%. Mazda (+75%), Ford (+92%), Honda (+53%), Chevrolet (+61%), Hyundai (+78%) and Mercedes (+66%) follow, all with flamboyant year-on-year gains. Mitsubishi (+73%) rounds up the Top 10. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios (+48%) reclaims its throne both in July with 1.890 sales and year-to-date at 8.357. The Kia Morning (+182%), Mazda3 (+192%) and Ford Ranger (+224%) all post out-of-this-world gains but for the latter this is not enough to cling onto the year-to-date pole position (8.124). Notice also the Ford Transit up 75% to #6 and two new entrants in the rankingL the Mitsubishi Outlander (#37) and Isuzu MU-X (#47).

Previous month: Vietnam June 2016: Ford Ranger takes off

One year ago: Vietnam July 2015: Market continues to surge at +61%

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Vietnam June 2016: Ford Ranger takes off

Ford Ranger Vietnam June 2016The Ford Ranger is now #1 in Vietnam year-to-date in 2016. 

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Vietnamese new vehicle sales continue on their explosive growth: up another 30% year-on-year in June to 24.421 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total halfway through 2016 to a record-breaking 135.863 units, up 31% on the same period in 2015. Once again Thaco-Kia owes its domination in the manufacturers ranking to the tremendous success of its medium-heavy commercial vehicle lineup (4.429 sales) while its passenger cars lineup (2.112) would only push it to #4 overall, below Toyota (3.979), Ford (2.369) and Mazda (2.279), the latter two up a stunning 47% and 69% year-on-year respectively. The Ford Ranger more than doubles its sales compared to June 2015 to 1.429 units and 5.9% share, posting a third consecutive month at #1 and taking the lead year-to-date at 6.868 deliveries (+102%) vs. 6.467 (+4%) for the Toyota Vios. Boosted by the new model , the Toyota Fortuner is up 41% to #2 and 1.212 sales. Notice also the Mazda3 up 50% to #4, the Mazda CX-5 up 125% to #4, Kia K3 up 68% to #8, Honda City up 60% to #12 and the Toyota Hilux up 120% to #15 but only managing less than 1/4 the sales of its archenemy the Ford Ranger.

Previous month: Vietnam May 2016: Ford Ranger resists in pole position

One year ago: Vietnam June 2015: Toyota Vios, Fortuner and Innova on podium

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Vietnam May 2016: Ford Ranger resists in pole position

Ford Ranger Vietnam May 2016. Picture courtesy napthungxebantai.vnThe Ford Ranger is the best-selling vehicle in Vietnam in May. 

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The Vietnamese new car market continues to gallop upwards, with sales up 45% in May to 26.028, lifting the year-to-date total up 31% to 111.442 units. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer at 7.388 units (+41%) mainly thanks to heavy commercial vehicles. It is followed by Toyota (+10%), Mazda (+94%) and Ford (+33%) while Hyundai is up 222% to 5th place, here too thanks to commercials. Over in the models ranking, the Ford Ranger manages a second consecutive month atop the charts thanks to sales up 31% to 1.074, edging past the Toyota Vios at 1.066 (+23%) and the Toyota Fortuner at 1.025 (+31%). The Mazda3 continues to perform brilliantly with sales up a whopping 185% on a year ago to 890, ahead of the Kia Morning and Toyota Innova. The Mazda CX-5 (+136%) and Kia K3 (+100%) also frankly beat the market.

Previous month: Vietnam April 2016: Ford Ranger upsets Toyota Vios

One year ago: Vietnam May 2015: Ford Ranger up to 2nd place in market up 48%

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Vietnam April 2016: Ford Ranger upsets Toyota Vios

Ford Ranger Vietnam April 2016The Ford Ranger is the best-selling light vehicle in Vietnam in April. 

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Vietnam is back on BSCB with ever-impressive figures. After gaining 43% over the Full Year 2014 and 55% in FY2015 to reach all-time record levels, Vietnamese volumes are up a further 28% over the first four months of 2016 to 85.414 units, including a 42% increase in April at 25.725 deliveries. As it has been the case for the past few year, Thaco-Kia transforms a second place in the passenger cars ranking (2.539 sales) into an overall pole position (7.867) when medium and heavy commercials are included, distancing Toyota (4.537), Mazda (2.506) and Ford (2.430), the latter dropping outside of the podium due to a continuing outstanding run by Mazda.

In the models ranking, we witness a surprise in pole position: thanks to 1.204 sales, the Ford Ranger upsets perennial leader the Toyota Vios (1.195) and is getting closer year-to-date with deliveries up a whopping 124% to 4.365 vs. 4.623 for the Vios. The Toyota Innova rounds up the podium at 4.5% share YTD, followed by the Mazda3 (+90%) and Kia Morning (+88%). Further down, the Mazda CX-5 is up 73% to #8, the Toyota Camry up 116% to #10 and the Mazda2 is up 339% to #12.

Previous post: Vietnam Full Year 2015: Toyota Vios stays #1, Mazda3 up 3-fold to #6

One year ago: Vietnam April 2015: Toyota monopolises podium, Ford Ranger up

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