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Malaysia October 2017: Perodua, Honda, Toyota strong in market down 1.7%

Toyota sales are up 13% year-on-year in Malaysia in October.

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New car sales in Malaysia are down 1.7% year-on-year in October to 47.041 registrations, yet the year-to-date volume remains in positive at +1.4% to 472.723 units. The Top 3 best-selling carmakers go against the grain and post positive results: leader Perodua is up 2% to 35.1% share vs. 35.6% so far in 2017, while Honda is up 11% to 19.3% and Toyota up 13% to 13.2%, both well above their YTD levels. In contrast, Proton continues to freefall at -33% to just 10.8% in fourth place vs. 13% so far this year. Further down, Mercedes (+23%), BMW (+13%), Volkswagen (+167%), Subaru (+58%), Peugeot (+35%) and Daihatsu (+80%) make themselves noticed inside the Top 20.

Previous month: Malaysia September 2017: Honda, BMW, VW and Subaru defy market down 15%

One year ago: Malaysia October 2016: Perodua, Honda, Proton resist, market at -14%

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