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Malaysia July 2017: Perodua and Proton beat market back up 14%

The new Persona helps Proton up 54% in July in Malaysia. 

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The Malaysian new car market rebounds back up 14% year-on-year in July to 48.533 units, bringing the year-to-date tally up 7% to 340.456 sales. Market leader Perodua frankly beats the market with a 25% year-on-year improvement to 39% share, its highest since last February. Honda (+10%) remains in 2nd place but it’s Proton that for once delivers the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 10 at +54% to 12.3% share, albeit on a particularly low base in July 2016. BMW (+31%) and Ford (+32%) also shine inside the Top 10 while outside, Hino (+60%), Volkswagen (+91%), Peugeot (+32%), Audi (+51%) and Daihatsu (+59%) impress but Nissan (-18%), Mitsubishi (-32%), Hyundai (-31%), Kia (-44%) and Subaru (-64%) disappoint.

Previous post: Malaysia Full Year 2016: Models data now available (BSCB exclusive)

Previous month: Malaysia June 2017: BMW and Volkswagen impress in market down 12%

One year ago: Malaysia July 2016: Proton drops 64% in market down 28%

Full July 2017 Top 45 All-brands ranking table below.

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