The Toyota Avanza has now been #1 in Indonesia for 15 of the past 16 years.
After being decimated -48.3% by Covid in 2020, the Indonesian new vehicle wholesales market rallies back up 66.8% in 2021 to 887,202 registrations. Retail sales are up 49.3% to 863,348 units. In the wholesales brands ranking, Toyota (+83.4%) improves its market share by three percentage points to 33.3%, exactly 1 in every 3 vehicle sold for the year. Sister brand Daihatsu (+81.8%) also improves markedly to 18.6% share as does Mitsubishi (+85.8%) up two spots to #3. Suzuki (+38.8%) trails the market but manages to remain in 4th place while Honda (+24.3%) is down two to #5. Below, Fuso (+71%) and Isuzu (+62.2%) evolve similarly to the general market whereas Chinese fare Wuling (+288.5%) almost multiplies its 2020 volume by 4 to land in 8th position overall vs. #10 last year. Below Hino (+63.9%), Mercedes (+65.7%) breaks into the Top 10 at #10 even though it only holds 0.4% share. Nissan (-70.7%) tumbles down to #13 while Hyundai (+327.6%) and Kia (+258.7%) shoot up.
Over in the retail brands ranking, Toyota (+59%), Daihatsu (+51.1%) and Mitsubishi (+90.6%) all beat the market, with Mitsubishi gaining two spots on 2020 to #3. Honda (+15%) is down one rank to #4 as is Suzuki (+23.8%). Wuling (+151.2%) also signs the largest gain in the Top 10 and advances one spot to #8. Nissan (-16.5%) manages to stay inside the Top 10 ahead of Mercedes (+36.4%) and Mazda (+34.6%). Hyundai (+304.9%) and Kia (+333.4%) here too post surreal year-on-year gains.
Model-wise, after having its 14-year long reign interrupted last year, the Toyota Avanza (+74.3%) reclaims the top spot in Indonesia in 2021. However it only needed to rank #1 for 4 months including in December to achieve the annual pole position. It is the 15th time in the past 16 years that the Avanza is #1 in Indonesia. A new generation was launched in late 2021 and should enable the nameplate to keep the lead in 2022. The Mitsubishi Xpander (+107.3%) sports the largest gain in the Top 10 and climbs up four spots to #2 overall. It topped the charts in May and July. The Toyota Rush (+79%) also improves its share and edges up one rank to #3, toppling the Suzuki Carry Pikap (+37.2%) down two to #4. The Toyota Kijang Innova (+80.1%) soars year-on-year but remains in 5th place ahead of last year’s winner the Honda Brio (+13.1%). The rest of the Top 10 can’t quite match the market’s pace, with the Daihatsu Gran Max Pikap (+65.3%) and Mitsubishi L300 Pikap (+63.7%) just below the market growth rate. The Toyota Raize (#12) is the best-selling 2021 launch and peaked at #5 in November. It distances its twin the Daihatsu Rocky (#23) and the Toyota Veloz (#33).
Full December 2021 Top 25 All-brands and Top 105 All-models below.
Full Year 2021 Top 30 All-brands and Top 190 All-models vs. Full Year 2020 figures below.