September 18, 2021

Vietnam April 2021: Thaco-Kia and Hyundai Accent leaders in market up 155.6%

The Hyundai Accent is the most popular vehicle in Vietnam in April.

According to local manufacturers association VAMA, new car sales in Vietnam soar 155.6% year-on-year in April to 30.065 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 56.6% to 101.309. These figures climb to 39.320 for the month and 133.007 year-to-date when adding Hyundai and VinFast who report separately from VAMA.

Thaco-Kia (+144.4%) reclaims the top spot it holds year-to-date with 17.9% share, in line with its 17.7% level so far this year. Hyundai is down to #2 with 16.6% of the market ahead of Toyota (+99.7%) at 14.2%. Mitsubishi (+273.1%) almost doubles the market growth rate and lifts two spots to return to the #4 position it holds year-to-date. Local carmaker VinFast is also back to its YTD level, up four ranks on March to #5 and 6.9% share. Peugeot (+529.7%), Ford (+265.2%) and Isuzu (+197.4%) also shine further down.

Over in the models ranking, the Hyundai Accent (+247.9%) returns to the pole position it also holds year-to-date with 5.5% of the market as the traditional leader, the Toyota Vios (+76.3%) is also up one spot on last month to #2 but still lags at #3 so far in 2021. The VinFast Fadil is back up three ranks on March to close the podium, distancing the Mitsubishi Xpander (+298.2%) and last month’s leader the Ford Ranger (+210%). The Kia Seltos tops recent launches at #6, two spots below its March ranking, and is followed by the Toyota Corolla Cross down four to #9. Notice also strong showings by the Ford Everest (+693.2%), Honda City (+365.2%) and Mitsubishi Attrage (+248.8%).

Previous month: Vietnam March 2021: Ford Ranger and Hyundai Accent top market up 61.5%

One year ago: Vietnam April 2020: Thaco-Kia back in charge in market down -44%

Full April 2021 Top 17 All-brands and Top 65 models below.

Note: The brands ranking includes medium and heavy commercial vehicles, the models ranking does not. Some manufacturers such as Lexus and Peugeot don’t share model detail.

Vietnam April 2021 – brands:

Pos Brand Apr-21 % /20 Mar 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Thaco-Kia 7,021 17.9% 144.4% 2 23,516 17.7% 72.6% 1 3
2 Hyundai 6,538 16.6% n/a 1 22,424 16.9% n/a 2 1
3 Toyota 5,598 14.2% 99.7% 3 18,973 14.3% 14.6% 3 2
4 Mitsubishi 3,268 8.3% 273.1% 6 10,381 7.8% 76.6% 4 5
5 VinFast 2,717 6.9% n/a 9 9,566 7.2% n/a 5 8
6 Ford 2,564 6.5% 265.2% 4 8,478 6.4% 84.9% 8 6
7 Mazda 2,534 6.4% 90.7% 5 9,009 6.8% 44.9% 6 4
8 Honda 1,929 4.9% 128.8% 7 8,711 6.5% 42.0% 7 7
9 Isuzu 1,264 3.2% 197.4% 10 3,066 2.3% 63.3% 10 10
10 Peugeot 743 1.9% 529.7% 11 2,283 1.7% 262.4% 11 11
11 Hino 449 1.1% 140.1% 12 1,566 1.2% 97.5% 12 13
12 Suzuki 406 1.0% 36.7% 8 4,324 3.3% 60.7% 9 9
13 Hyundai Trucks 327 0.8% 161.6% 14 982 0.7% 45.5% 13 12
14 Lexus 103 0.3% -7.2% 13 383 0.3% 3.8% 14 15
15 VEAM 58 0.1% 163.6% 15 161 0.1% 36.4% 15 16
16 Samco 18 0.0% 38.5% 16 128 0.1% -14.7% 16 17
17 Daewoo Bus 5 0.0% 400.0% 17 58 0.0% 61.1% 17 19

Vietnam April 2021 – models:

Pos Model Apr-21 % /20 Mar 2021 % /20 Pos FY20
1 Hyundai Accent 2,150 5.5% 247.9% 2 6,958 5.2% 37.6% 1 2
2 Toyota Vios 1,950 5.0% 76.3% 3 5,820 4.4% -22.0% 3 1
3 VinFast Fadil 1,559 4.0% n/a 6 5,707 4.3% n/a 4 5
4 Mitsubishi Xpander 1,513 3.8% 298.2% 9 6,115 4.6% 80.9% 2 4
5 Ford Ranger 1,491 3.8% 210.0% 1 5,364 4.0% 125.4% 5 6
6 Kia Seltos 1,318 3.4% new 4 5,158 3.9% new 6 17
7 Hyundai Grand i10 1,212 3.1% 165.8% 7 4,411 3.3% 2.2% 7 3
8 Mitsubishi Attrage 1,036 2.6% 248.8% 11 2,372 1.8% 130.1% 15 25
9 Toyota Corolla Cross 940 2.4% new 5 3,909 2.9% new 9 18
10 Mazda CX-5 917 2.3% 99.8% 10 3,486 2.6% 126.8% 10 8
11 Hyundai Santa Fe 857 2.2% 189.5% 15 2,847 2.1% 32.4% 11 9
12 Hyundai Tucson 839 2.1% 202.9% 12 2,679 2.0% 27.9% 12 11
13 Ford Everest 817 2.1% 693.2% 16 2,276 1.7% 109.8% 16 19
14 Kia Cerato 815 2.1% 113.9% 25 2,513 1.9% 23.4% 13 7
15 Honda City 749 1.9% 365.2% 8 4,123 3.1% 146.9% 8 20
16 Kia Sorento 726 1.8% 774.7% 22 2,476 1.9% 617.7% 14 38
17 Toyota Fortuner 679 1.7% 73.2% 17 2,036 1.5% -10.2% 19 13
18 Honda CR-V 631 1.6% 53.5% 18 1,800 1.4% -5.9% 21 10
19 VinFast Lux A2.0 627 1.6% n/a 19 2,085 1.6% n/a 18 23
20 Kia Soluto 605 1.5% 50.9% 21 2,136 1.6% 4.7% 17 14
21 Mazda3 553 1.4% 80.7% 20 1,889 1.4% -19.9% 20 12
22 VinFast Lux SA2.0 531 1.4% n/a 24 1,774 1.3% n/a 22 28
23 Mazda CX-8 521 1.3% 157.9% 31 1,544 1.2% 98.2% 25 24
24 Hyundai Kona 442 1.1% n/a 33 1,413 1.1% n/a 27 15
25 Kia Morning 423 1.1% 97.7% 29 1,707 1.3% 17.4% 23 16
26 Toyota Camry 399 1.0% 51.1% 26 1,616 1.2% 20.8% 24 22
27 Toyota Innova 389 1.0% 15.1% 28 1,232 0.9% -35.2% 30 21
28 Mitsubishi Triton 307 0.8% 237.4% 43 758 0.6% 54.4% 38 42
29 Mitsubishi Outlander 300 0.8% 417.2% 41 807 0.6% 13.7% 37 30
30 Toyota Wigo 292 0.7% 450.9% 35 935 0.7% 65.8% 35 39
31 Mazda2 286 0.7% 77.6% 30 1,235 0.9% 73.2% 29 36
32 Toyota Hilux 281 0.7% 63.4% 23 1,084 0.8% 68.1% 32 37
33 Toyota Rush 260 0.7% 44.4% 27 903 0.7% -9.7% 36 29
34 Kia Sedona 248 0.6% 143.1% 42 642 0.5% 40.2% 40 43
35 Honda Brio 231 0.6% 165.5% 34 1,138 0.9% 31.1% 31 34
36 Toyota Corolla 210 0.5% 25.7% 39 584 0.4% -12.2% 41 33
37 Hyundai Elantra 209 0.5% n/a 37 941 0.7% n/a 34 26
38 Honda Civic 203 0.5% 53.8% 36 1,027 0.8% 15.4% 33 41
39 Suzuki XL7 158 0.4% 15700.0% 13 1,504 1.1% 150300.0% 26 27
40 Mazda BT-50 148 0.4% 41.0% 45 465 0.3% 9.4% 45 47
41 Suzuki Carry 135 0.3% 743.8% 14 1,354 1.0% 51.6% 28 31
42 Ford Ecosport 129 0.3% 118.6% 46 480 0.4% -5.1% 44 35
43 Toyota Yaris 123 0.3% 23.0% 40 486 0.4% 21.8% 43 46
44 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 112 0.3% 229.4% 50 329 0.2% 119.3% 48 53
45 Mazda6 109 0.3% 13.5% 47 390 0.3% -3.7% 46 45
46 Honda HR-V 107 0.3% 154.8% 38 574 0.4% -11.7% 42 44
47 Ford Transit 95 0.2% 331.8% 48 279 0.2% -7.9% 49 49
48 Suzuki Super Carry 81 0.2% -55.7% 44 364 0.3% -66.6% 47 32
49 Kia Rondo 76 0.2% 1.3% 52 202 0.2% -38.6% 51 51
50 Toyota Prado 33 0.1% 371.4% 51 162 0.1% 68.8% 52 57
51 Ford Tourneo 32 0.1% 700.0% 55 76 0.1% -16.5% 56 60
52 Isuzu D-Max 30 0.1% 328.6%  – 30 0.0% -55.9% 60 64
53 Toyota Land Cruiser 24 0.1% 71.4% 54 127 0.1% 111.7% 53 59
54 Suzuki Ertiga 18 0.0% -76.9% 32 648 0.5% 24.9% 39 40
55 Suzuki Ciaz 11 0.0% n/a 49 271 0.2% n/a 50 61
56 Isuzu MU-X 10 0.0% -52.4%  – 76 0.1% -54.2% 57 56
57 Toyota Hiace 9 0.0% n/a 60 22 0.0% 633.3% 62 69
58 Honda Accord 8 0.0% 14.3% 56 49 0.0% -30.0% 58 62
59 Toyota Alphard 5 0.0% 150.0% 57 25 0.0% 31.6% 61 70
60 Toyota Avanza 4 0.0% -50.0% 58 30 0.0% -70.3% 59 58
61 Suzuki Swift 3 0.0% -25.0% 59 113 0.1% 1783.3% 54 55
62 Kia Optima 0 0.0% -100.0% 53 96 0.1% -66.0% 55 52
63 Ford Explorer 0 0.0% -100.0%  – 3 0.0% -98.6% 63 50
64 Toyota Granvia 0 0.0% new  – 2 0.0% new 64 71

Source: VAMA, manufacturers

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