Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

What European/American Car is Popular in Japan?

Japan Automobile Importers Association reported the number of registered cars which were imported to Japan from all over the world. According to the data as of 2013 March, the number of Volkswagen was the biggest. Approximately 656 thousands Volkswagen cars run in Japan. From the top place to the 4th place in the ranking, German manufacturers occupied the seats.

It is said Yakuza (Japanese mafia) prefer Mercedes-Benz.

Figure : Registered Imported-Cars in Japan as of 2013 March

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Table : Registered Imported-Cars in Japan as of 2013 March and 2012 March

Brand 2012 2013
Volkswagen  643,039 656,161
BMW  628,278 654,190
Mercedes-Benz  609,381 611,322
Audi  176,038 193,183
Volvo  189,866 187,018
Peugeot  106,371 102,912
Chrysler  77,968 78,582
Porsche  59,046 62,811
Ford  63,658 61,438
Alfa Romeo  55,112 55,695
Rover  56,195 51,765
Jaguar  46,162 44,863
Fiat  38,534 42,139
Renault  32,217 33,612
Chevrolet  35,030 33,298
Opel  37,365 29,474
Citroen  26,735 28,827
Cadillac  17,116 16,391
Land Rover 14,022 15,536
smart  12,921 13,507
Ferrari  10,536 11,011
Saab  10,914 9,471
Mini  9,815 9,405
Lotus  7,607 7,843
Hyundai  8,203 7,141
Maserati  4,775 4,987
Lancia  4,495 4,422
Bentley  3,251 3,402
Hummer  3,219 3,234
BMW Alpina  2,835 2,941
Pontiac  2,588 2,530
MG  2,363 2,337
Buick  2,338 2,149
Lamborghini  1,788 1,982
Rolls Royce  1,792 1,853
Aston Martin  1,564 1,675
GMC  1,259 1,146
Morgan  735 748
Autobianchi  744 726
Saturn  926 719
DAEWOO  331 246
GMDAT  245 213
Maybach  156 166
Ssangyong  117 97
Kia  45 44
Others  4,107 4,531
Total 3,349,760 3,429,528

Source is Japan Automobile Importers Association.

www.jaia-jp.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf_data_2014icmj.pdf

 

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.