Singapore September 2017: Hyundai and Kia defy market down 25.6%
Hyundai is up 178% in a market down 26%. Picture yallamotor.com
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It’s a harsh month for new car sales in Singapore in the wake of a new government crackdown on the car population in the country: down 25.6% year-on-year to 5.909 units, while the year-to-date total remains in positive for now at +2.3% and 66.949 sales. Toyota tumbles down 49% but remains in the lead at 14.7% share, and is followed this month by Mazda down just 10% on September 2016 to 11.1% share at #2. Honda, leader a year ago, is down 69% to 9.9%, distancing Mercedes (-7%) and Nissan (-1%) both improving their share. The next five carmakers are impressively up on a year ago: BMW gains 9%, Hyundai shoots up 178%, Kia is up 67%, Subaru up 14% and Audi up 8%. Further down, Peugeot (+183%), Renault (+83%), Opel (+110%), Jaguar (+32%) and Land Rover (+60%) also impress.
Previous month: Singapore August 2017: Toyota cements leadership in market up 8.8%
One year ago: Singapore September 2016: Honda overtakes Toyota, leads YTD
Full September 2017 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.