Sales of passenger cars reached 4,301 thousand in 2019 in Japan, according to ACEA. This is 2.05 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in Japan reached an all time high of 5,103 thousand in 1990 and an all time low of 145 thousand in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, sales of passenger cars in China amounted to 21,444 thousand, 1,568 thousand in Russia, 1,539 thousand in South Korea and 4,715 thousand in USA in 2019.
Japan has been ranked 5th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars.
Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).