Suzuki announces April 2019 Automobile Production, Japan Sales, and Export Figures

Production

April
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year Year-on-Year Trends Jan.–Apr.
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year
Japan production 80,953 101.6% Up for the first time in three months 331,724 99.4%
Overseas production 189,900 89.7% Down for the third consecutive month 794,509 92.9%
Global production 270,853 93.0% Down for the third consecutive month 1,126,233 94.7%
  • *Japan production: Complete built-up (CBU) units + complete knocked-down (CKD) units
  • *Overseas production: Units completed at overseas plants that exclude CKD units from Japan

April 2019 key points

  • Japan production volume increased year-on-year owing to increase in production of passenger vehicles for the domestic market.
  • Overseas production volume decreased year-on-year owing to decrease in countries including India and Pakistan.
  • Global production volume decreased year-on-year owing to decrease in overseas production.

Japan sales

April
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year Year-on-Year Trends Jan.–Apr.
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year
Minivehicles 46,954 105.3% Up for the 13th consecutive month 219,463 104.4%
Standard and small vehicles 11,438 100.1% Up for the 20th consecutive month 50,034 108.0%
Total 58,392 104.2% Up for the 13th consecutive month 269,497 105.0%
  • *Minivehicle: Small-sized car unique to Japan with an overall length of 3.4m or less, an overall width of 1.48m or less, an overall height of 2m or less, and an engine displacement of 660cc or less.
  • *Standard and small vehicle: Car that exceeds the above minivehicle specification.

April 2019 key points

  • Minivehicle sales in Japan increased year-on-year owing to increase in sales of models including Spacia and all-new Jimny.
  • Standard and small vehicle sales in Japan became the highest ever for April owing to increase in sales of models including all-new Jimny Sierra, Swift, and Solio.
  • Total Japan sales of minivehicle and standard and small vehicle sales increased year-on-year.

Exports

April
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year Year-on-Year Trends Jan.–Apr.
2019
(units)
Year-on-Year
Exports 14,558 74.8% Down for the second consecutive month 60,910 105.5%
  • *Total of exported CBU units + CKD units.

April 2019 key point

  • Overall exports decreased year-on-year owing to decrease in exports to areas including Europe.

 

 

Read more: https://www.globalsuzuki.com/globalnews/2019/0530.html


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