Indonesia August 2022: Hyundai Stargazer breaks into Top 10, Wuling Air lands, sales up 16.4%
The Hyundai Stargazer ranks #8 in Indonesia in August.
Indonesian wholesales gain 16.4% year-on-year in August to 96,956 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 21.1% to 658,232. Retail sales are up 20.3% to 97,164 for the month and up 20.7% year-to-date to 637,040. In the brands wholesales ranking, Toyota (+3.2%) and Daihatsu (+6.5%) trail the market by a significant margin but easily remain in the lead, adding up to 47.6% share vs. 50.3% YTD. Honda (+55.7%) shoots up year-on-year but remains in third place. In fact the Top 5 is unchanged on July and YTD, with Mitsubishi (-7%) and Suzuki (-19.5%) in tow and both in difficulty. Hyundai (+2367.5%) posts a surreal gain linked to one model as we’ll see below, leaping from #9 in July to a record #6 this month. Retail-wise, the Top 5 is also unchanged on July with Toyota (+6.5%), Daihatsu (+35.7%), Honda (+49.6%), Suzuki (-13.3%) and Mitsubishi (-10%) in the lead followed by Hyundai (+1262.8%) also up to a record 6th place.
Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Avanza (+21.7%) remains the most popular vehicle in the country, snapping the #1 spot YTD in the process. The Mitsubishi Xpander (+15.5%) and Toyota Calya (+23.9%) exchange their position vs. July, with the Suzuki Carry Pikap (-9.1%) and Honda Brio (+94%) rounding out the Top 5 in very different fashion. The Daihatsu Gran Max Pikap (+73.1%) is also very dynamic at #8 but the event of the month is the 8th place of the new Hyundai Stargazer, up 26 ranks on last month and breaking into the Top 10 for only its second month in market. The Toyota Kijang Innova (-22.4%) and Raize (+24.3%) close out the Top 10, with the Honda HR-V (+106.3%) more than doubling its sales just below at #11. The Hyundai Creta (#23), Wuling Air (#28, new for this month) and Suzuki S-Presso (#29) are the next best-selling recent launches.
Previous month: Indonesia July 2022: Toyota Avanza clear leader, Hyundai Stargazer lands in market up 29.4%
One year ago: Indonesia August 2021: Toyota Avanza reclaims top spot in market down -7.9% on pre-pandemic
Full August 2022 Top 25 all brands (wholesales and retail) and Top 135 all models below.