13 February 2016

Vietnam Car Sales By Brand : 2015

Toyota leads the way....

The number of cars sold in Vietnam and the number reported by VAMA is very different. It seems that VAMA looks after brands that assemble cars in the nation. Many are not involved with that and are not part of the data release process. China sends many cars there but they are not reported as are numerous other brands. It made me wonder if it was worth reporting what is here. At least it provides an idea of what sells in the country.

I managed to find BMW/Mini combined sales for both years and Audi for 2014. Hopefully this Asian style practice of not including imported cars in sales data will end soon. It is interesting how many car companies do not disclose sales data when not obliged to.

In the list below, the colours for the 14 and 15 rank columns reflect market share gain or not.

14 15 Brand 2015 % +/- 2014 %

1 1 Toyota 48,181 40.6% 24.6% 38,663 47.2%

2 2 Kia 21,310 18.0% 90.1% 11,212 13.7%

3 3 Mazda 16,031 13.5% 121.5% 7,238 8.8%

4 4 Honda 8,312 7.0% 28.0% 6,492 7.9%

5 5 Ford 6,455 5.4% 20.2% 5,368 6.5%

6 6 GM 5,717 4.8% 35.3% 4,225 5.2%

7 7 Mercedes 3,597 3.0% 49.1% 2,412 2.9%

9 8 Mitsubishi 3,214 2.7% 112.6% 1,512 1.8%

10 9 BMW Mini 1,800 1.5% 40.1% 1,285 1.6%

8 10 Nissan 1,525 1.3% 0.2% 1,522 1.9%

12 11 Suzuki 1,387 1.2% 90.3% 729 0.9%

13 12 Lexus 961 0.8% 146.4% 390 0.5%

11 ? Audi ?

875 1.1%



Other 55

48



Total 118,545 44.6% 81,971

...while Kia came in second

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