The Japan Light Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Association announced its sales ranking of new mini cars for 2015. According to these results, the Honda N-BOX finished on top for the first time in two years by rising 2.8% from the previous year to 184,920 units.
Finishing in second was last yearâ€™s top selling mini car, the Daihatsu Tanto with 157,756 units (down 32.7%). A large margin of 27,164 units separated first and second. Rounding out the top three was the Nissan Dayz, which moved up one spot from last year.
Excluding the N-BOX, all the other vehicles ranked within the top 10 fell below its results from the year before. Five of these models dropped significantly by over 30%.
1st: N-BOX (Honda) 184,920 units (up 2.8%)
2nd: Tanto (Daihatsu) 157,756 units (down 32.7%)
3rd: Dayz (Nissan) 150,696 units (down 11.0%)
4th: Move (Daihatsu) 120,835 units (down 22.5%)
5th: Alto (Suzuki) 109,355 units (down 1.1%)
6th: Wagon R (Suzuki) 108,107 units (down 38.4%)
7th: N-WGN (Honda) 96,038 units (down 34.5%)
8th: Hustler (Suzuki) 95,557 units (down 8.3%)
9th: Mira (Daihatsu) 92,988 units (down 34.7%)
10th: Spacia (Suzuki) 79,375 units (down 34.4%)