Japan’s industrywide auto sales, including 660cc minivehicles, fell 19.9% in January from a year earlier to 301,707 vehicles, industry data showed on Monday.
A breakdown of domestic vehicle sales data follows, with year-on-year percentage changes in parentheses.
JANUARY 2009 2008 Total 301,707 (-19.9) 376,633 (+1.4) Registered vehicles 174,281 (-27.9) 241,629 (+3.7) Minivehicles 127,426 (-5.6) 135,004 (-2.4) Sources: Ordinary vehicle data provided by the Japan Automobile Dealers Association. Minivehicle data provided by the Japan Mini Vehicle Association. Monthly data are sometimes revised.