Toyota Prius Hybrid models have sold as many as 22,091 units in Japan last month, making it the best-selling car in the land of the Rising Sun for the past 16 consecutive months.
The second best-selling car is the Toyota Aqua with 22,039 units, the difference of 52 units with a Toyota Prius. In the third place, there is a mini model of the Suzuki Wagon R at 20,891 units.
Suzuki model is remarkable because it was launched on 6 September and was able to save one liter of fuel for 28.8km.
Honda mini Model Box N occupying number four since August 3. In the fifth place, there is a new subcompact Nissan Note debut on 3 September, and sold 18 355 units.
Models that offer the performance and fuel efficiency are very popular in September, thanks to a super charger combined a small engine. Plus, the government provides incentives for environmentally friendly cars that reach the deadline in September.
Demand for fuel-efficient cars to boost U.S. auto sales because of rising gasoline prices. The majority of car manufacturers including Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen and Honda posted double-digit gains from a year ago.