PH car sales: 35,282 vehicles were sold in the country in September 2022

The industry continues its recovery
by Drei Laurel | Oct 12, 2022
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This year continues to be a promising one in terms of the local auto industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the latest Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) data, a total of 35,282 units were sold in the local market in September 2022.

That figure is an impressive 64.2% growth compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, CAMPI and TMA members have moved a total of 248,154 units—a 29.5% growth compared to the same period the previous year.

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CAMPI president Rommel Gutierrez says the industry’s recovery continues to be driven by growing demand.

“The automotive industry continues its growth momentum, recording a double-digit growth of 64.2% in September driven by the increased demand for new motor vehicles,” he said.

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“The automotive industry foresees continued growth in the latter part of the year, benefitting from the improving economy based on the recent growth forecast of 6.5% this year—attributed to strong domestic demand and continued easing of pandemic restrictions,” he added.

You can check out the top 10 car brands in the country for September 2022 below:

September 2022 PH car sales

  1. Toyota - 16,138
  2. Mitsubishi - 4,932
  3. Ford - 2,896
  4. Foton - 2,429
  5. Suzuki - 1,637
  6. Nissan - 1,582
  7. Isuzu - 1,439
  8. Geely - 1,112
  9. Honda - 1,051
  10. Kia - 459

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