The Toyota Vios has now been the best-selling model in Brunei for at least 4 years.
* Now updated with the Top 40 All-brands and Top 20 models *
Thanks to I can now share with you a lot more detail about the Brunei new light vehicle market for 2014. Sales are up 12% on 2013 to 20.854 registrations, a higher figure than that published earlier by the Brunei Automobile Traders Association at 18,131. Toyota outpaces the market with sales up 22% to 4.744 and 22.7% share, increasing the gap with #2 Kia (-10%) while Mitsubishi jumps 3 spots year-on-year to third place thanks to deliveries up 42%. Below Nissan at #4 (+1%), Suzuki (-22%) and Hyundai (-16%) hurt. Chevrolet (#8) and BMW (#10) are the only non-Asian manufacturers in the Brunei Top 10 this year, whereas Chinese Geely (#13), Chery (#16), Great Wall (#17) deliver impressive results.
The Geely Panda ranks #15 this year, selling more than any other Chinese brand.
Model-wise, the Toyota Vios remains the favourite by far with just under 10% market share, followed this year by the Mitsubishi Mirage at 5.8% and Kia Cerato at 5.2%. Notice also the Mazda2 at #6, the Nissan Almera at #9, Hyundai i10 at #11, Mitsubishi Attrage at #14, Geely Panda at #15 and selling on its own more than any other Chinese brand, and the Chevrolet Sonic being the only non-Asian nameplate to find its way inside the 2014 Brunei Top 20…
Previous year: Brunei Full Year 2013: Toyota and Kia on top again
Two years ago: Brunei Full Year 2012: Market highest in 5 years
Full Year 2014 Top 40 All-brands and Top 20 models below.