Honda N-BOX Slash

Honda N-BOX tops sales ranking of new mini cars in February with its first 20,000 units in 11 months

According to the sales ranking of new mini cars for February as announced by the Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association, the Honda N-BOX finished on top for the second straight month with 20,223 units, a 10.3% increase from the previous year.

This is the first time in 5 months that a mini car has sold over 20,000 units since the Daihatsu Tanto did it last September, and the first time in 11 months for the N-BOX since last March.

As was the case last month, the Nissan DAYZ finished in second place with 18,825 units (down 9.0%). Rounding out the top 3 was the Daihatsu Tanto, which moved up a spot with 17,955 units (down 22.5%).

Here is the top 10 sales ranking for new mini cars in February (comparison from the previous year, in brackets):

1st: N-BOX (Honda) 20,223 units (up 10.3%)
2nd: DAYZ (Nissan) 18,825 units (down 9.0%)
3rd: Tanto (Daihatsu) 17,955 units (down 22.5%)
4th: Move (Daihatsu) 14,459 units (down 9.9%)
5th: N-WGN (Honda) 11,950 units (down 37.9%)
6th: Wagon R (Suzuki) 11,776 units (down 30.7%)
7th: Alto (Suzuki) 10,386 units (up 17.9%)
8th: Mira (Daihatsu) 9,316 units (down 41.1%)
9th: Spacia (Suzuki) 8,486 units (down 28.3%)
10th: Hustler (Suzuki) 8,453 units (up 57.5%)

(Translated by Travis Yamabata)