As reported by the Malaysian Automotive Association, 2019 was a great year for the car industry as we saw a total of 604,287 units of new vehicles registered, an increase of about 1% or 5,689 units over the 598,598 units registered in 2018! And we are talking about just new vehicles! Holy cow!
On the other hand, a sizable volume of used cars were being traded in the used car market as well! According to The Malaysian Reserve, the Malaysian used car market trades around 400,000 used cars annually, which is about 66% of the new sales. Equally mind-blowing!
Top selling car brands
When looking at ‘Top 10 Selling Car Brands’ in Malaysia chart, Malaysians seem to be very fond and supportive of the local-duo, the infamous Perodua and Proton, dominating 48% of the Malaysian market! Keeping their feet close behind are Japanese brands such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda and Mitsubishi Motors, that successfully captured 45% of the market! Popular continental cars Volkswagen, Ford and BMW shared the remaining 7% of the market of the top 10 best-selling car brands.
Top 10 selling car models
While we are at this, let’s take a quick glance at the top 10 selling car models in Malaysia!
It is of no surprise that Perodua Myvi topped the chart at a whopping 81,966 unit sold in 2019! Proton’s best seller, Proton Saga, landed at 4th place on the chart with 38,144 units sold! The local duo jointly accounted for 81.3% of the top 10 best-selling car models in Malaysia, WOW!
It is no doubt that Malaysian patriotism has definitely been reflected in these charts through our support of buying local branded cars! Malaysia Boleh!
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