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Suzuki Motor’s 2022 Sales Results of Automobiles in Japan
Suzuki Motor's automobile sales in Japan in 2022 decreased by 0.9% from the previous year to 602,722 units. The automaker’s share of the automobile market increased by 0.7 point to 14.3%, ranking second for the third consecutive year. Sales of mini vehicles dropped by 1.5% year-on-year to 501,340 units, market share falling by 0.2 point to 30.6%. Of which, mini passenger vehicles fell 5.1% to 377,606 units, while mini commercial vehicles rose 11.0% to 123,734 units. Sales of standard vehicles climbed up 2.2% to 101,382 units, market share rising by 0.4 point to 4.0%. Looking at monthly results, after bottoming out in May, both mini vehicle and standard vehicle sales exceeded the same month of the previous year from June onwards thanks to easing semiconductor shortages.