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Vietnam January 2018: Mazda hits 19.4% share in market up 28.7%

Mazda places both the 3 and the CX-5 on the Vietnamese podium in January.

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After dropping a steep 10.8% over the Full Year 2017, the Vietnamese new car market starts 2018 with a bang: January sales are up a whopping 28.7% year-on-year to 26.037. Below Thaco-Kia (+65%) and Toyota (-4%), the hero of the month is Mazda surging 75% to 19.4% share vs. 9.5% over the Full Year 2017 and only 91 units below Toyota. Mercedes (-2%), Ford (-4%) and Chevrolet (-8%) disappoint but Peugeot (+1255%), Isuzu (+146%), Hyundai (+112%), Mitsubishi (+54%) and Honda (+42%) impress. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios (+44%) cements its domination while Mazda places bth the 3 (+58%) and CX-5 (+119%) on the podium. the Kia Cerato (+152%), Honda City (+77%), CR-V (+76%), Toyota Corolla (+59%) and Kia Morning (+49%) also beat the market inside the Top 10.

Previous post: Vietnam Full Year 2017: Toyota Vios tightens grip on market down 10.8%

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

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Vietnam Full Year 2017: Toyota Vios tightens grip on market down 10.4%

The Toyota Vios is the best-selling car in Vietnam for the 4th year in a row. 

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After three years of extravagant growth (+43% in 2014+55% in 2015 and +24% in 2016), the Vietnamese new vehicle market comes to a halt in 2017 with sales down 10.4% to 272.750 units, still the second largest annual result in history. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer in the country thanks to its commercial vehicles but falls heavily at -21% to 23.2% share vs. 26.3% in 2016. Toyota on the other hand goes against the grain with a 4% improvement to 21.8% share vs. 18.7% a year ago, and ranked #1 in January, June, November and December. Ford limits its decline to 1% and sees its share gain one percentage point to 10.5%, overtaking Mazda (-19%) for third place overall. Honda (+5%), Chevrolet (+9%), Hyundai (+4%) and Isuzu (-1%) camp on their positions and all gain share. Mercedes surges 20% to #9, Mitsubishi is up 9% and Hino up 24%.

Model-wise, the Toyota Vios soars 26% to its 4th year in a row at #1, tightening its stranglehold on the market with an outstanding 8.2% share (its highest ever), becoming the first ever nameplate to sell over 20.000 units in a single year in Vietnam. The Ford Ranger is up 6% and one spot to #2 while the Toyota Fortuner is up 12% and two to #3 just as the Toyota Innova (+6%). Reversely, the Mazda3 (-14%) drops one rank to #5 and the Kia Morning (-31%) loses four to #6. The Honda City (+20%) is the other nameplate to post a double-digit gain in the Top 10. Further down, the Chevrolet Colorado (+226%), Ford Everest/Explorer (+222%) and Mitsubishi Triton (+55%) make themselves noticed.

Previous month: Vietnam November 2017: Toyota Innova on podium in market down 13%

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

Two years ago: Vietnam Full Year 2015: Toyota Vios stays #1, Mazda3 up 3-fold to #6

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Vietnam November 2017: Toyota Innova on podium in market down 13%

The Toyota Innova is up 22% to rank #3 in Vietnam this month.

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New light vehicle sales in Vietnam lodge an eighth consecutive month of year-on-year declines at -13% in November to 24.752 registrations, pulling the year-to-date tally down 9.5% to 244.873 units. For once, Toyota is the best-selling manufacturer in the country, following the market at -12% to 21.7% share and outselling YTD leader Thaco-Kia down 33% to 19.9% of the Vietnamese market. Inside the Top 10, Mazda (-10%), Ford (-7%), Suzuki (-6%), Chevrolet (-1%) beat the market with Isuzu (+8%) and Hino (+153%) posting gains. Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Vios (+4%) cements its lead, followed by the Ford Ranger (+9%) while the Toyota Innova leaps five spots on October to land on the third step of the podium with sales up 22%. The Mazda3 (-3%) and CX-5 (-4%) round up the Top 5. Notice also the Toyota Corolla Altis (+15%), Chevrolet Colorado (+229%), Toyota Camry (+54%) and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (+248%) all posting gains ranging from solid to spectacular.

Previous month: Vietnam October 2017: Mazda CX-5 soars to #3, market down 22.7%

One year ago: Vietnam November 2016: Toyota Vios and Kia Morning dominate

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Vietnam October 2017: Mazda CX-5 soars to #3, market down 22.7%

The Mazda CX-5 is up 35% to land in third position in Vietnam in October.

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The Vietnamese new car market is down a harsh 22.7% year-on-year in  October to just 21.868 registrations, bringing the year-to-date tally down 9.1% to 220.121 units. Thaco-Kia retains the manufacturers lead but drops a heavy 35% to 20.8% share, a mere 157 sales above Toyota down 21% to 20.1%. Mazda drops just 7% to a very strong 11.89% share vs. 9.4% year-to-date, Ford is down 6% to 10.4% and Honda down 19% to 4.6% Hyundai gains 61%, Mercedes is up 48% and Mitsubishi up 28%. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios remains in the lead in spite of a 13% drop, but its immediate followers both post great performances: the Ford Ranger is up 25% to #2 and the Mazda CX-5 up 35% to #3 thanks to the new generation. Below, the Toyota Fortuner (-16%), Mazda3 (-17%) and Kia Morning (-54%) all tumble down whereas the Honda City (+12%), Chevrolet Colorado (+307%), Mitsubishi Triton (+47%) and Outlander (+176%) all post robust gains.

Previous month: Vietnam September 2017: Honda CR-V up to #2

One year ago: Vietnam October 2016: Toyota Vios back in charge, Nissan X-Trail lands

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Vietnam September 2017: Honda CR-V up to #2

The Honda CR-V leaps up to #2 overall in Vietnam this month.

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market is down a harsh 20% year-on-year in September to 21.216 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total down 7.3% to 198.253 units. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer in the country, but just: it freefalls 42% year-on-year to 19.8% share vs. 19.4% (-20%) for Toyota which follows the market. Ford is down 14% to #3 but Honda doubles its sales year-on-year to leap up to 4th place with 9.8% share, overtaking Mazda (-50%). Hyundai (+31%), Mercedes (+29%) and Hino (+70%) impress. Model-wise, below the Toyota Vios up 3% to 7.9% share, the hero of the month is without a doubt the new gen Honda CR-V, shooting up 195% year-on-year and 11 spots on July to land at a spectacular 2nd place with 6.2% of the Vietnamese market vs. 1.7% year-to-date. The Toyota Fortuner (+4%) and Ford Ranger (+12%) and Toyota Innova (+4%) round up the Top 5 ahead of the freefalling Kia Morning (-57%), Mazda CX-5 (-26%) and Mazda3 (-50%). Notice also the Chevrolet Colorado up 359% to #12, the Ford Everest/Explorer up 1613% to #21 and the Suzuki Ciaz up to #23.

Previous post: Vietnam July 2017: Honda (+2%) resists in market freefalling 26%

One year ago: Vietnam September 2016: Kia Morning leads, Ford Ecosport shines

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Vietnam July 2017: Honda (+2%) resists in market freefalling 26%

The Honda City is up 62% year-on-year in July in a market down 26%. 

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market is in difficulty in July with sales down a harsh 26% year-on-year to just 20.662 registrations, pulling the year-to-date tally down 5% to 154.930 units. In spite of a 31% year-on-year drop, Thaco-Kia reclaims the manufacturers pole position off Toyota (-17%) while Ford (-10%) once again rounds up the podium. Mazda freefalls 37% but the rest of the Top 10 manages to stabilise their sales with Honda (+2%), Chevrolet (-3%), Hyundai (-4%), Isuzu (+5%), Mitsubishi (+0.2%) and Suzuki (-4%) all holding tight. Model-wise, the Toyota Vios is #1 once again at -18% but the Ford Ranger is catching up with a 4% improvement in 2nd place. The Toyota Fortuner soars 21% but drops to third place. Below the Kia Morning (-45%) and Mazda3 (-50%) crumbling apart, the Honda City drivers an outstanding 62% year-on-year gain at #6. Notice also the Mazda CX-5 up 25%, the Mitsubishi Triton up 43%, Chevrolet Colorado up 290% and the Ford Everest/Explorer up 620%.

Previous month: Vietnam June 2017: Toyota Vios shoots up 245% to 11% share

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

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Vietnam June 2017: Toyota Vios shoots up 245% to 11% share

Toyota Vios. Picture autofreaks.com 

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New vehicle sales in Vietnam edge down 0.2% year-on-year in June to 24.365 registrations, bringing the year-to-date tally down 1.2% to 134.268 units. Toyota takes off this month with sales surging 71% to 28% share, for once outselling Thaco-Kia down 24% to 21.5% of the Vietnamese market. Ford (+2%) holds onto the third place above Mazda (-11%), Honda (+14%) and Hyundai (-10%) while Chevrolet (+17%) and Isuzu (+20%) shine. Further down, Mitsubishi (+17%) and Nissan (+173%) also make themselves noticed. In the models ranking, the Toyota Vios shoots up 245% to hit a stunning 11% share, distancing the Toyota Fortuner also in great shape at +42% to 7.1% of the market. The Toyota Innova (+133%) at #4 and Kia Morning (+42%) also post spectacular gains inside the Top 5 whereas the Ford Ranger retreats 7% to #3. Notice also the Honda City up 63%, the Chevrolet Colorado up 142% and the Ford Everest/Explorer up 314%.

Previous month: Vietnam May 2017: Toyota Vios and Fortuner reclaim lead

One year ago: Vietnam June 2016: Ford Ranger takes off

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Vietnam May 2017: Toyota Vios and Fortuner reclaim lead

The facelifted Vios hasn’t reached Vietnam yet (2016 model pictured).

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Vietnamese new vehicle sales are down 11% year-on-year in May to 23.232 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total into negative territory at -1.4% to 109.903 units. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular manufacturer in the country despite sales down 17% to 6.123 and 26.4% share, but only 2.075 of these are passenger cars which would place Kia 4th. Toyota soars 20% to 22.2% share, distancing Ford (+6%), Mazda (-16%) and Chevrolet (+39%). After being outsold by the Ford Ranger last month, the Toyota Vios (+65%) and Fortuner (+37%) reclaim the top two spots they hold year-to-date. The Ranger is knocked down to third place but improves 21% with the Kia Morning (+8%) and Toyota Innova (+14%) rounding up a Top 6 all in positive. Notice also the Chevrolet Colorado up 222% to #14.

 

Previous month: Vietnam April 2017: Ford Ranger leads in market down 15%

One year ago: Vietnam May 2016: Ford Ranger resists in pole position

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Vietnam April 2017: Ford Ranger leads market down 15%

Ford Ranger Vietnam May 2016. Picture courtesy napthungxebantai.vnThe Ford Ranger is the most popular light vehicle in Vietnam this month.

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The Vietnamese new vehicle market marks a pause in April with volumes down a harsh 15% year-on-year to 21.942 units, yet thanks to a solid Q1 score the year-to-date tally is up 1.5% to 86.671 deliveries. Thaco-Kia remains in the brands lead and follows the market at -15% to 30.5% as always earning its pole position to medium and heavy trucks. Thaco-Kia distances Toyota (-10%), Ford (+5%) and Mazda (-24%) with Chevrolet (+10%), Isuzu (+26%), Mitsubishi (+73%) and Mercedes (+103%) all going against the grain and among the best performing brands. Model-wise, as it was the case a year ago the Ford Ranger leaps to pole position despite deliveries down 3%, edging past the Toyota Fortuner (+31%) for 34 sales and the Toyota Vios (-8%) for 68. Year-to-date, the Toyota Vios (+14%) has a comfortable advantage at 6.1% share vs. 5% for the Ranger (-1%) and 4.9% for the Fortuner (+32%). Notice also the Honda City up 31%, the Chevrolet Colorado up 324% and the Mitsubishi Triton up 348%.

Previous post: Vietnam February 2017: Toyota monopolises podium in market up 50%

One year ago: Vietnam April 2016: Ford Ranger upsets Toyota Vios

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Vietnam February 2017: Toyota monopolises podium in market up 50%

The Toyota Innova ranks #2 in February in Vietnam. 

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After a 13% drop in January, the Vietnamese new vehicle market is back in positive in a spectacular way, surging 50% year-on-year in February to 17.621 units and lifting the year-to-date tally up 9% to 37.853. Thaco-Kia remains the most popular vehicle maker thanks to its medium/heavy commercial vehicle lineup (4.119 sales) without which it would rank 4th brand at 1.763 units below Toyota (3.579), Ford (1.881) and Mazda (1.816). Note that Mazda reaches a world-best 12.4% market share so far in 2017 in Vietnam. Model-wise in the passenger car + light commercial vehicles ranking, Toyota manages to place three nameplates on the podium with the Vios at 5.9% share distancing the Innova at 5.4% and the Fortuner at 5.1%. Year-to-date though, the Mazda3 is #2 and the Ford Ranger #3. Notice the Ford Transit up 6 spots on last month to #8, the Kia Rio up 11 to #12, the Nissan X-Trail up 12 to #14 and the Mazda BT-50 up 6 to #18.

Previous month: Vietnam January 2016: Toyota, Mazda shine in market down 13%

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