After dropping by 45% last month, the Kei car market is on the mend like the passenger cars, down 18% in May at 58,307 units. The Suzuki Wagon R is the best-seller in the category for the third month in a row at 11,185 sales, down 23% and bringing its 5-month total to 61,868 units.
#2 again but up 7% year-on-year with 9,402 sales, the Daihatsu Move manages to stay atop the 2011 year-to-date ranking with 64,085 units. The Daihatsu Tanto is stable at #3 at 9,267 sales, ahead of the Suzuki Alto and Honda Life. The Suzuki MR Wagon is back in the Top 10 with 2,222 units changing hands, up 110% year-on-year.
Full Top 20 Ranking Table.