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Japan January 2011: Prius dethroned, Fit & Vitz up

Honda Fit Hybrid

The Japanese market is down 21% in January at 187,154 registrations. For the first time in 20 months the Toyota Prius is not #1 in Japan, dethroned by the Honda Fit (aka Jazz), #1 with 14,873 sales possibly thanks to the new Hybrid version. The new gen Toyota Vitz (aka Yaris) is up 26% at #3 with 11,018 sales.

The Toyota Ractis is solid again at #4 with 6,806 units sold (+93%), and a new entrant breaks into the Top 10: the Suzuki Solio, #9 with 3,953 sales. The Nissan Juke drops 5 spots to #17 with 2,691 sales.

More pictures and full Top 30 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below.

Toyota Vitz

Suzuki Solio

Japan January 2011:

Pos Model Jan /10 Dec 2010 Pos
1 Honda Fit 14,873 13% 2 185,439 2
2 Toyota Prius 13,711 -39% 1 315,669 1
3 Toyota Vitz 11,018 26% 5 122,248 3
4 Toyota Ractis 6,806 93% 3 46,540 19
5 Honda Freed 5,274 -18% 4 95,123 5
6 Toyota Corolla 5,161 -36% 6 111,265 4
7 Mazda Demio 4,403 -11% 16 65,979 11
8 Toyota Passo 4,303 -41% 8 89,373 6
9 Suzuki Solio 3,953 new
10 Nissan Serena 3,597 -51% 11 75,040 8
11 Honda StepWGN 3,569 -45% 7 80,934 7
12 Toyota Vellfire 3,557 -39% 9 61,015 12
13 Nissan March 3,501 99% 14 49,193 17
14 Nissan Note 3,485 -34% 13 66,347 10
15 Toyota Voxy 3,339 -39% 10 72,163 9
16 Toyota Noah 2,766 -28% 17 56,955 14
17 Nissan Juke 2,691 new 12 23,641 32
18 Toyota Crown 2,621 19% 21 40,529 22
19 Toyota Wish 2,567 -50% 19 59,447 13
20 Nissan Cube 2,476 -52% 22 54,406 15
21 Toyota Estima 2,423 -50% 18 50,053 16
22 Toyota Alphard 2,194 -28% 20 35,754 25
23 Nissan X-Trail 2,031 -49% 26 36,898 24
24 Suzuki Swift 1,911 -33% 15 44,589 20
25 Mazda Premacy 1,679 -7%
26 Nissan Tiida 1,635 -60% 23 46,825 18
27 Toyota Mark X 1,590 -60% 24 40,995 21
28 Nissan Elgrand 1,514 335%
29 Mazda Axela 1,472 -37% 26,704 30
30 Toyota Vanguard 1,400 26% 30 n/a n/a

Source: JADA

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  1. February 25, 2011 at 6:23 pm
    • February 25, 2011 at 8:12 pm

      Cool thanks for the tip, again!! 🙂

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