The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) vehicle sales data for the month of October 2017 saw a climb in numbers after what was a soggy September. Last month, 47,041 units were delivered, an increase of 6,085 units over September.

The association said the 14.9% increase in vehicle sales was primarily due to a longer working month in October. Year-to-date (YTD) total industry volume was 472,723 units, 1.0% up from the 466,157 units recorded during the same period in 2016.

Here’s a quick breakdown of how most brands performed last month. Four of the top five players bounced back strongly – Perodua’s sales increased by 14.9%, while Honda’s went up by 14.7%. Proton also registered an increase in deliveries, by 13.0%.

Of the lot, Toyota gained the most ground, its 6,210 units shifted last month representing a 42.6% increase over September’s numbers. Only Nissan continued to lose traction (-6.6%).

Other gainers included Mazda (+38.3%), Mitsubishi (+68.5%), Renault (+108.3%) and Mercedes-Benz (+22.3%), which jumped back ahead of BMW (-2.7%) in the rankings on the monthly chart. Brands that dipped included Volkswagen (-28.2%), Subaru (-33.2%) and Audi (-24.7%).

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