Honda Fit: November 2007 Best-Selling Car in Japan

Honda Motor Co.’s Fit compact car has been pronounced as top most best-selling car model in Japan for the month of November this year. It has overthrown Toyota Motor Corp.’s Corolla compact and ended its 13-month reign.

According to Japan Automobile Dealers Association, Honda was able to double the sales of the Fit to 18,138 units. On the other hand, Toyota’s Corolla slipped to the second spot, with sales dropping 10 percent from last year to 15,348 units this year. But, Toyota still managed to put eight of its model on the top 10 slots, including the minicars. Nissan Motor Co., the third largest automaker in Japan, placed eight with its Serena minivan.

The Top 10 models were composed of compact cars and minivans. As with the minicars, Sukuki Motor Corp.’s Wagon R placed second behind Fit as bestselling model.

Check out this list of Japan’s to best-selling automobiles (minicars excluded) in November, provided with the make and model, vehicle type, sales, percentage change from a year earlier and the rank as of October:

  1. Honda Fit – Compact – 18,138 (146.8%) – 3
  2. Toyota Corolla – Compact – 15,348 (-10.4%) – 1
  3. Toyota Vitz – Compact – 12,716 (28.8%) – 2
  4. Toyota Voxy – Minivan – 8,367 (74.9%) – 5
  5. Toyota Mark X – Minivan – 7,091 (73.4%) – 4
  6. Toyota Noah – Minivan – 7,004 (89.9%) – 6
  7. Toyota Passo – Compact – 6,681 (31.3%) – 8
  8. Nissan Serena – Minivan – 6,398 (16.0%) – N/A
  9. Toyota Estima – Minivan – 5,921 (-25.1%) – 9
  10. Toyota Prius – Compact – 5,532 (-6.5%) – 7
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