January 2001

Car production in Japan, factory ranking:

Brand/marque/Marke Production
1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Passenger cars/VP/PKW:
1 Toyota 3,171,311 2,882,698 2,769,359 2,557,174 2,796,839 2,910,107 2,669,975 2,698,503
2 Nissan 1,750,829 1,524,541 1,341,406 1,508,922 1,409,127 1,511,702 1,353,057 1,209,702
3 Honda 1,067,289 1,021,814 849,799 811,593 949,941 1,186,343 1,147,337 1,143,459
4 Mitsubishi 939,590 944,247 891,274 908,874 782,588 820,703 747,937 752,940
5 Mazda 1,037,133 864,468 821,465 606,232 599,446 688,478 706,562 705,134
6 Suzuki 535,171 510,265 512,397 602,670 615,998 640,788 625,084 679,143
7 Daihatsu 392,478 352,855 264,841 266,431 350,723 374,174 406,180 478,598
8 Subaru 366,502 322,622 302,909 296,726 316,594 334,263 353,161 395,042
9 Isuzu 118,391 73,584 47,768 51,911 43,420 25,532 46,443 37,630
10 Others        99        27 18
Light Commercial Vehicles/Véhicules utilitaires Légers/Leichtnutzfahrzeuge (2-6T GVW):
1 Toyota              432,955  376,696
2 Nissan              198,132  170,539
3 Isuzu              177,132  143,812
4 Mazda              54,988  48,430
5 Mitsubishi              144,556  88,272
6 Daihatsu              10,988  9,961
7 Hino                5,985
8 Nissan Diesel              779  900
Trucks/Véhicules utilitaires/Nutzfahrzeuge:
1 Isuzu     96,550 95,223 92,974 100,680 65,664 59,425
2 Mitsubishi     78,473 85,443 71,447 71,650 47,586 42,897
3 Hino (Toyota)     68,669 75,087 72,422 67,845 36,033 30,356
4 Nissan Diesel     42,174 51,259 46,338 44,850 26,806 20,653
5 Mazda     7,255 5,843 6,194 6,167 4,804 3,052
6 Toyota     4,432 2,580 676 544 368 477
7 Nissan      -  18        
Buses/autobus/Busse:
1 Hino (Toyota)     3,119 4,853 4,391 5,793 3,062 2,549
2 Mitsubishi     2,983 2,555 2,361 2,699 2,377 2,111
3 Isuzu     3,897 3,125 2,565 3,458 2,789 2,078
4 Nissan Diesel     2,387 2,281 1,965 2,961 1,372 1,069



Adapted from:
Auto Katalog No. 44 (2000/2001), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000;
Auto Katalog No. 43 (1999/2000), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1999;
Auto Katalog No. 42 (1998/99), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998;
Auto Katalog No. 41 (1997/98), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1997;
Auto Katalog No. 38 (1994/95), Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1994;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog 2001, No. 30, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 2000;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '99, No. 28, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1998;
Lastauto Omnibus Katalog '97, No. 26, Vereinigte Motor-Verlage, Stuttgart, Germany. 1996;


Japanese car links:

Daihatsu
Honda
Isuzu
Mazda Mazda MX-5
Mitsubishi
Nissan Nissan Primera
Subaru
Suzuki
Toyota


backBack to the International Car Production page




© Copyright 1998-2001 Frank Bessem