10 Japanese Automobile Companies in India by Brands

Indian automobile market is growing like anything, top Japanese Automobile Companies like Toyota, Honda and Mitsubishi are already involved in manufacturing and selling of motor vehicles in India along with South Korea Hyundai.

Here is the list of top 10 most popular Japanese Automobile Companies operating in India by brand.

Honda – City


Honda Motor Company is the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world by volume, India is the largest motorcycle market of Honda motor. Motorcycle and Scooter by Honda, Honda Cars India are also a leading manufacturer of premium cars and bike in India.

Yamaha – FZ


Yamaha Motor Company is the world leader in motorcycle by sales and also involved in the import and sales of various water vehicles, fishing boats,
scooters and motorized bicycles.

The motorcycle racing wing of Yamaha has won 39 world championships and offers superbikes like YZF R1, Yamaha MT-09 and scooter RayZR.

Kawasaki – Ninja


Kawasaki motorcycles is a division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, One of the top 3 heavy industrial manufacturers of Japan along with Mitsubishi and IHI Corporation. The racing styled motorcycle compete with other giants of Japanese motorcycle manufacturer like Yamaha, Suzuki and Honda.

Suzuki – Baleno


Maruti Suzuki India is part of the Suzuki Motor Corporation that manufactures motorcycles and car in Indian market. 53% of the Indian passenger car market is captured by Maruti Suzuki India with popular passenger cars such as the Baleno, Ciaz, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, Ertiga, Wagon R, Alto and Swift.

Toyota – Fortuner


Toyota Motor corporation is the largest automobile manufacturer in Japan and also a market leader in hybrid electric vehicles. The company is not only one of the top 10 largest company in the world by revenue but also also holds share/stake in Toyota Kirloskar, Subaru Corporation, Mazda and Suzuki.

Mitsubishi – Pajero


Mitsubishi Motors is one of the largest Japanese automaker, Hindustan Motors manufacturer Mitsubishi Pajero Sport for Mitsubishi at plant located in Tiruvallur of Tamil Nadu. Pajero SUV is the popular sport utility vehicle available in India that is manufactured and marketed globally by Mitsubishi.

Isuzu – D-Max V-Cross


Isuzu Motors India is a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Japan, The company has manufacturing plant in Sri city of Andhra pradesh. Isuzu company offers range of D-Max pick-up trucks, Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and personal vehicle.

Nissan – Sunny


Nissan Motor is another Japanese automobile manufacturer operating in Indian industry that sells its cars under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands.The company is a global leader in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturering.



Datsun is a low-cost car brand of Nissan, Was re-launched in India with Datsun Go model and now available new Datsun redi-GO. The new redi-GO Datsun packed with improved safety features, ABS+EBD and airbags.

Hino Motors

Hino Motors decided to enter India but yet to make a mark in the country, A Toyota Group company is all set for the selling of buses and trucks in India. Hino Motors is one of 16 major companies of the Toyota Group.

Mazda Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation are two more Japanese multinational automaker, Also are one of the biggest automaker by production worldwide – yet to enter Indian automobile market.

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