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Toyota sales down in April

Released at: 14:45, 16/05/2017

Toyota sales down in April

Photo: TMV

April sales represent 90% of sales in April 2016.

by Linh San

Total sales in Vietnam’s automobile market (excluding trucks and buses) fell 92 per cent in April year-on-year. Sales of Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) motor cars reached 4,096 units, representing 90 per cent of the figure in April last year. TMV retained its leading position among auto brands (excluding truck and bus) in Vietnam, however.

Sales in the passenger car segment in the country reached 1,838 units and the commercial vehicle segment 2,258 units.

Vios saw sales of 1,099 units in April, 92 per cent of last year’s figure, ranking it third in the Top 10 best-selling cars in the month. Camry and Corolla saw sales volumes of 255 and 232 units.

In the leading position in the commercial vehicle segment for Toyota was the Innova, with 905 units sold, 83 per cent of the figure in April last year. The Innova nonetheless increased its market share year-on-year and was ranked fourth in the Top 10 best-selling models in April.

Among completely-built-unit (CBU) models imported and distributed by TMV, the Fortuner saw 1,133 units sold in April, up 31 per cent year-on-year and was ranked second in the month’s Top 10.

Yaris saw sales of 252 units, an increase of 23 per cent year-on-year, with the Hilux recording 148 units sold, the Hiace 28 units, the Land Prado 35 units, and the Land Cruiser nine units.

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According to a report from the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, total sales in the automobile industry in April reached 21,941 units, of which 10,705 were passenger cars. 9,562 were commercial vehicles, and 1,675 were special-purpose vehicles. Sales in April were down 18 per cent against March and 15 per cent against April 2016. Passenger cars were down 36 per cent against March, commercial vehicles up 15 per cent, and special-purpose vehicles down 6 per cent. Sales of completely-knocked-down (CKD) vehicles were 16,453, down 10 per cent against March, while CBUs totaled 5,489 units, down 35 per cent.

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