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)
- Toyota PRIUS: 13,137 units
- Nissan NOTE: 11,044 units
- Toyota SIENTA: 1,0739 units
- Toyota VITZ: 9,625 units
- Toyota AQUA: 9,622 units
Top 5 Best-Selling Minicars (Displacement: 660cc and under)
- Honda N BOX: 24,049 units
- Nissan DAYZ: 14,801 units
- Daihatsu TANTO: 14,520 units
- Suzuki SPACIA: 12,688
- 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.