Honda N-Box Top-Selling Car for 24th Straight Month

Economy

Tokyo, Sept. 5 (Jiji Press)--Honda Motor Co.'s <7267> N-Box minivehicle topped Japan's new car sales rankings for the 24th consecutive month in August, industry data showed Thursday.

Sales of the N-Box stood at 18,282 units, up 17.9 pct from a year earlier.

Minivehicles with engine displacements of up to 660 cc, including the N-Box, held the top five slots.

Daihatsu Motor Co.'s Tanto rose to second from third in July. Its sales rose 73.3 pct to 16,838 units after a full model changeover in July.

Nissan Motor Co.'s <7201> Dayz came third, with sales of 13,432 units, up 34.4 pct.

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