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Malaysia March 2011: Perodua Myvi leads, Honda Insight up to #14

April 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Honda Insight

The Malaysian car market has another solid month in March at 61,313 registration. First Quarter 2011 figures are up 8% year-on-year at 153,643 units. The Perodua Myvi is #1 again this month at 14% share, followed by the Proton Saga at 13.1% and the Perodua Viva at a slightly weaker than usual 9.8%.

The Proton Persona is in good shape at #4 with 8.2%, same for the Mitsubishi Triton at #11 with 1.8%. The Proton Inspira slips down to 1.8% compared to 2.4% last month. Duty-free prices have made hybrid cars more affordable this year in Malaysia and the effect is immediate: the Honda Insight jumps 18 spots this month to #14 at 896 sales and 1.5%.

Link to full Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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Malaysia Full Year 2010: Perodua Myvi #1 for 5th year in a row

February 4, 2011 4 comments

Perodua Myvi

The Perodua Myvi finishes the year on a high at 8,289 sales and 15.6% share in December, bringing its 2010 total to 77,657 sales and 13.3% of the Malaysian market and making it the best-selling car in Malaysia for the 5th consecutive year in spite of a 14% drop over 2009 in a total market up 13% at 582,714 registrations.

The Proton Saga takes the 2nd spot like in 2009 with 72,303 sales (12.4%), ahead of the Perodua Viva at 69,048 sales (11.8%) and the Proton Persona at 44,391 sales (7.6%). The Perodua Alza is the only new entrant in the yearly Top 10 in 5th with 41,933 sales (7.2%). The Toyota Vios is still the best-selling non national model at #6 with 33,674 sales.

Link to the Top 50 Ranking Table and exclusive rankings for Eastern Malaysia below.

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Malaysia November 2010: Proton Saga ahead, Inspira starts

January 7, 2011 1 comment

For its last month before the arrival of the FL restyled version, the Proton Saga reclaims the #1 spot with an impressive 13.6% market share. However it is still #2 year-to-date with 67,779 sales (12.8%) vs. 69,368 (13.1%) for the Perodua Myvi, #2 in November at 12.2%.

The Top 5 is 100% Malaysian again with the Perodua Viva, Proton Persona and Perodua Alza following. The Nissan Grand Livina is solid at #9 with 3.3%, the new Hyundai Sonata gains 9 spots at #24 and the Proton Inspira, a rebadged Mitsubishi Lancer, has its very first month of sales at #35 with 143 units, already ahead of the ‘original’ Mitsubishi (#46 with 89 sales).

Proton Inspira

More photos and link to the November Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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Malaysia October 2010: Perodua Myvi back on top

December 3, 2010 Leave a comment

Perodua Myvi

In October the Perodua Myvi reclaims the #1 spot in the Malaysian sales with close to 15% market share (13.1% YTD). The Proton Saga drops to 2nd but still delivers a mammoth 12.9% market share, ahead of the Perodua Viva, slowing down slightly at 10.7%.

The Top 5 is 100% Malaysian this month with the Proton Persona in 4th (7.7%) and the Perodua Alza in 5th (6.4%).

Link to Top 50 Ranking Table, more photos and commentaries below.

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Malaysia September 2010: Proton Saga #1

November 14, 2010 Leave a comment

Proton Saga

6 Malaysian models in the Top 7 this month, with the Top 3 accounting for 38% of the market! #3 in August, the Proton Saga climbs back into the lead with 5,582 registrations and a gargantuan 13.4% market share. It is #2 year-to-date with 55,374 sales (12.7%).

The Perodua Myvi (a rebadged Daihatsu Sirion/Toyota Passo) is #2 this month with 13% market share, it is #1 year-to-date (as is the case since 2006) with 56,696 sales. The fight will be very tight for the 2010 best-selling car title.

The Perodua Viva (a rebadged Daihatsu Mira) is 3rd with 11.3% in Sept and 12% year-to-date. Other Malaysian hits include the Proton Persona in 4th (7.6%), the Perodua Alza in 6th (5.6%) and the Proton Exora in 7th (5%). The Toyota Vios (6th) is the best-selling foreign car with 6.2%.

Link to Full Top 50 ranking table below.

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Malaysia 2008-2009: Perodua Myvi, Viva & Proton Saga on podium

January 28, 2010 Leave a comment

Perodua Myvi in Malaka, Malaysia April 2008

Perodua Viva in Malaka, Malaysia April 2008

A couple of years of stability in a traditionally turbulent market, 2008 and 2009 see the continuing rule of the Perodua Myvi at 17.5% share in 2009 and close to 90,000 sales in both years. It is joined on the podium by the Perodua Viva at 67,000+ sales each year, #2 in 2008 and #3 in 2009.

The Proton Saga climbs on the podium in 2008 (66,533 sales) and reaches #2 with 71,688 sales and 13.9% in 2009. The Proton Persona and Toyota Vios follow in both years, and the Honda City replaces the Toyota Avanza at #6 in 2009.

11 months 2008 Top 40 and Full Year 2009 Top 50 Ranking Tables: click on ‘Read more’ below the Proton Saga picture.

Proton Saga in Malaka, Malaysia April 2008

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