Figures on the sale of automobiles in the Japanese market for the summer of 2019 have been released, both for standard-sized cars and minicars. Below are the Top 5 cars in terms of sales.

Top 5 Best-Selling Standard-Sized Cars (Displacement: 661cc and over)

  1. Toyota PRIUS: 13,137 units
  2. Nissan NOTE: 11,044 units
  3. Toyota SIENTA: 1,0739 units
  4. Toyota VITZ: 9,625 units
  5. Toyota AQUA: 9,622 units

Top 5 Best-Selling Minicars (Displacement: 660cc and under)

  1. Honda N BOX: 24,049 units
  2. Nissan DAYZ: 14,801 units
  3. Daihatsu TANTO: 14,520 units
  4. Suzuki SPACIA: 12,688
  5. Daihatsu MOVE: 10,346 units

Cars With Automatic Braking System Stealing The Spotlight

Daihatsu has secured the No.3 spot in the Top 5 best-selling mini-cars (with displacement of 660cc and under) with its all-new TANTO – a high-roofed mini-car that was released on July 9, 2019. As a standard feature, this car is equipped with a collision prevention system that will make the car automatically brake when a bicycle or pedestrian suddenly appears in its path.

News about pedestrians and bicycles colliding with cars has been getting a lot of attention in Japan in this summer, so it can be said that the business of cars is in touch with the times.