The Toyota Avanza is #1 in Indonesia for the first time in a year.
After two difficult months, the Indonesian new vehicle market now benefits from weak year-ago levels and perks back up. March wholesales are up 10.6% to 84.910, leading to a year-to-date tally down -21% to 187.021. For their part retail sales are up 28.2% to 77.511 and down -18.6% so far this year at 178.450. In the wholesales brands ranking, Toyota (+0.3%) is stable but Daihatsu (-7.7%) and Honda (-5.9%) disappoint with year-on-year drops. Mitsubishi (+33.2%) and Suzuki (+70.2%) close the Top 5 in spectacular fashion while further down, Wuling (+508.9%), Kia (+461.6%), Mazda (+111.1%) and Isuzu (+78%) impress. In the retail brands charts, Toyota (+48.7%) is a lot healthier at 34.1% share, with Daihatsu (+13%) up but slower than the market and Honda (-5.7%) down here also. Kia (+500%), Wuling (+112.2%), Nissan (+64.1%) and Mitsubishi (+62.3%) make themselves noticed.
The new Almaz RS helps Wuling wholesales up 508.9% year-on-year.
The Toyota Avanza (+2.3%) is back in the lead of the models ranking for the first time since March 2020, with the Toyota Rush (+61.1%) a close second. The Honda Brio (+16.7%) is knocked down to third place but remains the year-to-date best-seller above the Rush and Avanza. The Daihatsu Sigra (-11.6%) is up two spots on February to #4 and the Mitsubishi Xpander (+5.2%) up five to #5. #2 last month, the Suzuki Carry Pikap (+66.5%) is down to #6 in March. Notice also the Wuling Almaz (+3803.8%), Suzuki Ertiga (+821.3%), Mitsubishi L-300 Pikap (+91.3%), Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (+67.6%) and Daihatsu Gran Max Minibus (+38.4%) posting fantastic gains further down. The Kia Sonet (#32) is the best-selling recent launch (<12 months) above the Toyota Corolla Cross (#36), Hyundai Palisade (#44) and MG HS (#48).
Full March 2021 Top 26 All-brands retail and wholesales and Top 145 All-models wholesales below.