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The Toyota Prius was the best selling car in Japan in June

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The Toyota Prius was the best selling car in Japan in June

Toyota’s Prius hybrid was the best-selling car in Japan for the second consecutive month in June, according to data released today by vehicle dealers’ associations.

Toyota sold 17,946 units of the Prius in June, down 37.7% from the same month last year, according to figures from the Japan Vehicle Dealers Association (JADA) and the Association of Light Vehicles and Motorcycles from Japan.

In second place was the Honda N-Box minivan of Honda Motor, with 17,654 units sold, up 13%; While Toyota C-HR ranked third with 14,318 units.

Five small vehicles, those with engines of less than 660 cubic centimeters, were among the 10 best-selling cars.

Among them the Daihatsu Mira was placed in fourth place with 12,475 units, up 83.4 percent year on year; Followed by the Toyota Vitz with 11,743 units, up 80.1 percent.

Minivans are very popular in the Japanese market due to their low maintenance costs, their more efficient fuel consumption or their small size.

EFE – Tokyo EL DIARIO – 06/07/2017 (Translation Soft)

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