18.10.2022, 23:58

Vietnamese people buy 1,400 cars every day

Best-selling models in the month include brands such as Toyota 8,779 cars, Hyundai 8,680 cars, Mitsubishi 3,896 cars, Kia 3,864 cars, Ford with 2,914 cars.

The Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA) announced the sales figures of the whole market in September with a strong increase.

Specifically, last September, the whole market’s sales reached 33,463 vehicles, up 8.5% compared to the previous August and up 147% over the same period last September.

In which, the number of passenger cars sold was 25,611 vehicles (up 2% compared to August), commercial vehicles were 7,539 vehicles (up 37%) and 313 specialized vehicles (up 17%). The volume of domestically assembled cars sold in September was 17,193 vehicles, up 11% from the previous month and the sales of imported complete units were 16,270 units, up 6% from the previous month.

In September, VinFast did not publish sales figures and did not give specific reasons. If adding the sales of Thanh Cong Group selling 8,680 cars, the total car sales of the whole country in September will be 42,143 vehicles. Thus, on average, every day, more than 1,400 cars are delivered to customers.

The best-selling models in the month include brands such as Toyota 8,779 cars, Hyundai 8,680 cars, Mitsubishi 3,896 cars, Kia 3,864 cars, Ford with 2,914 cars.

Sales after the first 3 quarters of 2022 of VAMA and other importers are 296,403 vehicles. Compared to the same period in 2021, market sales increased by 56%.

In the first 9 months of the year, the leader is Toyota with 64,130 vehicles with products such as Vios, Corolla Cross, Veloz Cross. TC Motor with the main distribution brand Hyundai achieved sales of 56,320 vehicles. Kia is the third best-selling brand in the market with 47,792 vehicles.

According to TC Group’s assessment, October is the beginning of the peak period of the market. According to Mr. Ruchik Shah, General Director of Ford Vietnam, the fourth quarter of every year is always the best sales quarter in the automotive industry.

If it continues to maintain its current monthly performance of over 40,000 vehicles, the Vietnamese auto market in the remaining 3 months of 2022 will surpass the 400,000-vehicle mark. Industry experts said that in 2022, the Vietnamese auto market could reach the threshold of nearly 500,000 vehicles for the first time, the mark is removed from the “small market”.

@ Cafef