Production, Sales and Export Results for December, 2023

January 30, 2024

Corporate

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of December 2023.

World Production

  December
 2023
YOY Dec. 2022 Jan.- Dec.
2023
YOY
Japan 69,261 124.2% 55,753 718,521 111.6%
Outside of Japan 279,414 133.7% 208,980 3,469,518 107.5%
Total 348,675 131.7% 264,733 4,188,039 108.2%

Production in Main Regions

  North America 107,643 125.0% 86,109 1,559,981 130.1%
  USA 68,192 113.3% 60,167 1,018,262 122.4%
  Asia 166,450 138.3% 120,324 1,830,490 93.2%
  China 121,238 165.7% 73,161 1,265,952 88.9%

Calendar Year of 2023

  • Production in Japan: 2nd consecutive year of YOY increase 
  • Production outside Japan: 1st YOY increase in 5 years
  • Worldwide production: 1st YOY increase in 5 years

December 2023

  • Production in Japan: 5th consecutive month of YOY increase 
  • Production outside Japan: 4th consecutive month of YOY increase 
  • Worldwide production: 4th consecutive month of YOY increase 

Sales in the Japanese Market

  December 2023 YOY
Dec. 2022 Jan.- Dec. 2023 YOY
Total 53,963 115.8% 46,584 594,267 104.6%
Registrations 27,776 125.6% 22,107 275,701 102.5%
Mini-vehicles 26,187 107.0% 24,477 318,566 106.6%

Calendar Year of 2023

  • Total sales in Japan: 1st YOY increase in 5 years
  • New vehicle registrations: 1st YOY increase in 7 years
  • Sales of mini-vehicles: 1st YOY increase in 5 years

December 2023

  • Total sales in Japan: 5th consecutive month of YOY increase 
  • New vehicle registrations: 4th consecutive month of YOY increase 
  • Sales of mini-vehicles: 5th consecutive month of YOY increase 

Exports from Japan

  December 2023 YOY Dec. 2022 Jan.- Dec. 2023 YOY
Total 11,599 167.3% 6,931 85,299 111.2%
  North America 1,324 599.1% 221 4,961 304.2%
  USA 1,288 582.8% 221 4,757 310.5%
Asia 212 80.0% 265 6,410 262.1%
Europe 6,371 112.5% 5,662 54,631 90.5%
Others 3,692 471.5% 783 19,297 157.8%

Calendar Year of 2023

  • Total exports from Japan: 2nd consecutive year of YOY increase 

December 2023

  • Total exports from Japan: 3rd consecutive month of YOY increase