Imports Japan March 2013

Auto Imports To Japan, March 2013
March January – March
2013 Share 2012 YoY 2013 Share 2012 YoY
Volkswagen Grp 12,235 27.9% 11,637 5.1% 26,683 29.8% 24,188 10.3%
VW 8,405 19.2% 8,232 2.1% 18,148 20.3% 16,713 8.6%
Audi 3,322 7.6% 2,891 14.9% 7,441 8.3% 6,416 16.0%
Porsche 473 1.1% 483 -2.1% 999 1.1% 993 0.6%
Lamborghini 16 0.0% 14 14.3% 52 0.1% 30 73.3%
Bentley 19 0.0% 17 11.8% 43 0.0% 35 22.9%
Bugatti 1 -100.0%
BMW Group 7,629 17.4% 7,220 5.7% 14,135 15.8% 13,857 2.0%
BMW 5,549 12.7% 4,976 11.5% 10,011 11.2% 9,478 5.6%
BMW MINI 2,044 4.7% 2,231 -8.4% 4,037 4.5% 4,346 -7.1%
BMW Alpina 21 0.0% 5 320.0% 61 0.1% 13 369.2%
Rolls Royce 15 0.0% 8 87.5% 26 0.0% 20 30.0%
Daimler Group 6,450 14.7% 5,785 11.5% 12,086 13.5% 11,109 8.8%
Mercedes-Benz 6,305 14.4% 5,673 11.1% 11,791 13.2% 10,864 8.5%
smart 143 0.3% 108 32.4% 291 0.3% 239 21.8%
Maybach 1 0.0% 1 2 0.0% 2
Unimog 1 0.0% 3 -66.7% 2 0.0% 4 -50.0%
Nissan 5,094 11.6% 7,689 -33.7% 11,727 13.1% 15,873 -26.1%
Fiat/Chrysler 2,324 5.3% 2,284 1.8% 4,328 4.8% 4,433 -2.4%
Fiat 698 1.6% 787 -11.3% 1,190 1.3% 1,440 -17.4%
Jeep 647 1.5% 605 6.9% 1,201 1.3% 1,224 -1.9%
Alfa Romeo 472 1.1% 558 -15.4% 879 1.0% 1,043 -15.7%
Chrysler 304 0.7% 87 249.4% 555 0.6% 160 246.9%
Dodge 109 0.2% 154 -29.2% 235 0.3% 338 -30.5%
Ferrari 56 0.1% 35 60.0% 144 0.2% 103 39.8%
Maserati 28 0.1% 35 -20.0% 94 0.1% 76 23.7%
Lancia 10 0.0% 23 -56.5% 29 0.0% 49 -40.8%
Autobianchi 1 0.0%
Toyota 1,961 4.5% 1,813 8.2% 4,563 5.1% 4,693 -2.8%
PSA 1,195 2.7% 1,341 -10.9% 2,399 2.7% 2,673 -10.3%
Peugeot 771 1.8% 835 -7.7% 1,562 1.7% 1,635 -4.5%
Citroen 424 1.0% 506 -16.2% 837 0.9% 1,038 -19.4%
Volvo 1,921 4.4% 1,857 3.4% 3,293 3.7% 3,365 -2.1%
Mitsubishi 2,447 5.6% 2 122250.0% 5,232 5.8% 2 261500.0%
JLR 491 1.1% 403 21.8% 1,221 1.4% 704 73.4%
Land Rover 333 0.8% 250 33.2% 932 1.0% 416 124.0%
Jaguar 158 0.4% 153 3.3% 289 0.3% 288 0.3%
Ford 517 1.2% 460 12.4% 1,125 1.3% 1,068 5.3%
Renault 530 1.2% 358 48.0% 969 1.1% 785 23.4%
General Motors 366 0.8% 355 3.1% 831 0.9% 819 1.5%
Cadillac 200 0.5% 132 51.5% 426 0.5% 330 29.1%
Chevrolet 148 0.3% 181 -18.2% 352 0.4% 386 -8.8%
Hummer 7 0.0% 29 -75.9% 23 0.0% 68 -66.2%
GMC 9 0.0% 11 -18.2% 24 0.0% 31 -22.6%
Pontiac 1 0.0% 2 -50.0% 4 0.0% 4
Buick 1 0.0% 2 0.0%
Saturn
Suzuki 552 1.3% 163 238.7% 699 0.8% 391 78.8%
Lotus 31 0.1% 31 81 0.1% 76 6.6%
Aston Martin 15 0.0% 16 -6.3% 47 0.1% 37 27.0%
Mclaren 8 0.0% 20 0.0%
Honda 5 0.0% 37 -86.5% 23 0.0% 102 -77.5%
Others 7 0.0% 4 75.0% 19 0.0% 11 72.7%
Hyundai/Kia 10 0.0% 7 42.9% 18 0.0% 21 -14.3%
Hyundai 10 0.0% 7 42.9% 17 0.0% 21 -19.0%
Kia 1 0.0%
Rover 5 0.0% 5 10 0.0% 12 -16.7%
Morgan 4 0.0% 1 300.0% 11 0.0% 3 266.7%
MG 3 0.0% 2 50.0% 5 0.0% 4 25.0%
Scania 4 0.0% 5 0.0%
Saab 4 -100.0% 2 0.0% 5 -60.0%
Isuzu
PROTON 1 0.0%
Ssangyong 1 -100.0% 1 -100.0%
Artega
Detomaso
RUF 1 -100.0% 1 -100.0%
Zagato 1 -100.0%
Total 43,804 100.0% 41,476 5.6% 89,533 100.0% 84,234 6.3%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association
Totals, March 2013
January – March
2013 Share 2012 YoY 2013 Share 2012 YoY
Foreign OEMs 33,745 77.0% 31,772 6.2% 67,289 75.2% 63,173 6.5%
Cars 33,557 76.6% 31,550 6.4% 66,840 74.7% 62,653 6.7%
Trucks 180 0.4% 218 -17.4% 434 0.5% 507 -14.4%
Buses 8 0.0% 4 100.0% 15 0.0% 13 15.4%
Japanese OEMs 10,059 23.0% 9,704 3.7% 22,244 24.8% 21,061 5.6%
Cars 8,580 19.6% 8,323 3.1% 18,756 20.9% 17,578 6.7%
Trucks 1,479 3.4% 1,381 7.1% 3,488 3.9% 3,483 0.1%
Buses
All Imports 43,804 100.0% 41,476 5.6% 89,533 100.0% 84,234 6.3%
Cars 42,137 96.2% 39,873 5.7% 85,596 95.6% 80,231 6.7%
Trucks 1,659 3.8% 1,599 3.8% 3,922 4.4% 3,990 -1.7%
Buses 8 0.0% 4 100.0% 15 0.0% 13 15.4%
Source: Japan Automobile Importers Association