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Types of Cars and Best-Selling Car Brands in Indonesia

Admin BFI
3 November 2022
Types of Cars and Best-Selling Car Brands in Indonesia

Talking about the automotive world, of course, cannot be separated from the discussion about the types of cars. Moreover, current technological innovations are getting better and more advanced.

Making the types of cars in circulation more diverse and tailored to the needs of prospective owners.

So, what types of cars are widely circulating in the Indonesian market today? Let's get to know one by one through the following information to make it easier for you to choose your dream car.


1. Types of Cars in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the countries with the most users of motorized vehicles, one of which is of course cars. How many types of cars are there in Indonesia? Let's look at the types of cars and their differences in the following review.

1.1. Sedan Car

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Among the many types of cars in circulation, let's start discussing them from sedans. This car is deliberately designed for comfort and stability while driving. In accordance with the claim, this type of car is not suitable for driving on potholes.

Because of its appearance which tends to be luxurious and classy, this car is more suitable for use at official or formal events because it is able to show the side of the owner's performance.

Not only that, but this car is also generally used as a racing car which gets a lot of modifications in certain parts.


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1.2. SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle)

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This type of car has recently been loved by the Indonesian people. This is quite clear considering that SUVs can be used in all fields including casual offroad, the interior and exterior are charming, and the seating capacity is quite spacious.

When viewed from the exterior, this car is like a mix between a sedan and a jeep. The most prominent characteristic of this type of car is the large car body with high ground clearance which makes it look dashing.

But unfortunately, the fuel efficiency of this car is not good and the price per unit is relatively expensive.

1.3. MPV Cars

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The type of car that is widely used next is the MPV car. This car is often known as a family car because it can accommodate quite a lot of passengers, which is up to 7 people in one car.

In addition, this car is also quite comfortable to drive in extreme terrains such as potholes or winding roads. This ability is supported thanks to a fairly high ground clearance, which is above 200 mm.

Not only that but this car is also considered economical in terms of fuel efficiency. So, for those of you who are looking for a car with comfort, safety, and a lot of capacity, this car will be very suitable to be your choice.

1.4. Sports Car

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The sports car is one type of sedan that is quite popular with the public. As the name implies, this car is called a sports car because of its sporty appearance. No wonder, when this type of car is priced quite high.

Apart from the high price, refueling this car also costs a lot of money. If other cars generally require IDR 500 thousand to IDR 700 thousand for a single charge, this car can cost almost IDR 1 million or above.

Besides the need for fuel which costs quite a lot, periodic maintenance on this car is also quite draining.

However, this reason does not make this car empty of enthusiasts because of its savage engine performance. Make anyone can feel an unforgettable driving experience.


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1.5. Convertible Cars

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Have you ever seen a type of car whose roof can be opened just by pressing a button? The car is a type of convertible car!

This car looks very stylish and makes the driver look classy. Even so, this car is not suitable for use on the highway, especially if the atmosphere is jammed. Because this car has very limited visibility it can affect the driver.

On the other hand, the price of cars and their spare parts is priced quite high. One source said that this car is the cheapest priced at 1.4 billion.

1.6. Station Wagon

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In addition to sports sedans, other types of sedans that you can find in Indonesia, especially in urban areas, are station wagons.

The most striking difference between this type of car and a regular sedan lies in the trunk of the car, where this type of car has a direct or indirect trunk. One example of this type of car is the Mini Cooper.

1.7. Pick Up Cars and Double Cabin Cars

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Pick-up cars are deliberately made to facilitate the distribution of goods. This type of car is most often used by business people to help smooth their business. For example, transporting selling products or goods to consumers' addresses or other locations.

Well, as with pickup cars, double-cabin cars also have functions that are not much different. However, the double cabin car is designed to have 2 open parts at the back of the car.

The first cabin is for passengers, while the other cabin is for goods and heavy equipment. This type of car is often used in mining areas.


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1.8. Electric Car or Electric Car

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As the name implies, this car moves with the help of electric power and does not use fuel such as gasoline or other driving fluids.

The existence of electric cars is touted as an alternative breakthrough in protecting the environment. Even so, this type of car can only be used in urban areas with a supportive ecosystem.

For example, charging or powering a car that requires at least 30 minutes to be fully charged and can only be done at a special place for charging electric cars.

1.9. Off-Road Cars

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Do you like exploring new places with an adventure car? Off-road cars can be the right choice!

This type of car has a driving system that is quite tough, namely 4WD (4x4 car). Because of this powerful engine, the types of cars that are classified as off-road cars can be used in challenging situations and conditions.

In line with its amazing capabilities, this car requires high maintenance. Starting from routinely changing the lubricant or car oil, and checking the engine, to the fuel which is quite wasteful.

1.10. Hybrid Cars

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Many people think that hybrid cars are similar to electric cars. But in fact, the two cars are completely different.

Hybrid cars are one of the unique types of cars in Indonesia. Because this car is powered by two propulsion engines where this car can be operated either with conventional gasoline or electric motors.

Electric motors tend to work when the speed of the car tends to be low. While conventional gasoline runs when the car is traveling at high speed. This way, you can save fuel while helping to protect the environment.

Quite environmentally friendly, right?


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1.11. LCGC Cars


An LCGC car or what is often referred to as a small car is a car with a selling price per unit of less than 200 million.

This car is perfect for those of you who want an economical car, able to accommodate many passengers, and of course environmentally friendly.

1.12. Hatchback Cars


A hatchback car is one type of car that is in great demand by young people, especially those who live in urban areas. Because this car has a simple and aerodynamic appearance that makes it easy for the driver to move it.

This is also supported by the presence of a feature that makes this small car go more stable even though driving on potholes. This feature is called VSC (Vehicle Stability Control).

Although this car is quite practical and light, unfortunately, the ground clearance contained in this car is not so high.


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1.13. Crossover Car

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The next type of car is a crossover car. This car is a combination of an SUV and a hatchback. At least that's what many automotive lovers say.

Crossover cars have a look that emphasizes aerodynamics and is generally supported by AWD car engines which make these cars quite comfortable to drive in urban areas.

1.14. Coupe Car

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Finally, the type of coupe car. The coupe car has a body with a small size like a sedan, but the seating capacity in this car is only able to accommodate 2 doors and a passenger seat.


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2. The Best Selling Car Brand of Car Type in Indonesia

After you find out what types of cars are circulating in Indonesia, it's not enough if we don't know more about the car brands that are selling well in this country.

The following is a list of the best-selling car brands that we have compiled from various sources.

2.1. Sedan Car

  • Mercedes Benz E Class
  • Mercedes Benz C Class
  • Toyota New Corolla Altis
  • Toyota Camry
  • Toyota Vios
  • Honda Civic
  • Honda All New City
  • Honda Accord
  • BMW 3 Series
  • BMW 5 Series

2.2. SUV

  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Toyota Rush
  • Hyundai Palisade
  • Honda CRV
  • Honda HRV
  • Suzuki XL7
  • Wuling Almaz
  • Mitsubishi New Pajero Sport
  • Kia Seltos
  • BMW X1
  • Suzuki Ignis

2.3. MPV Cars

  • Toyota Calya
  • Daihatsu Sigra
  • Toyota Avanza
  • Toyota Kijang Innova

2.4. Hatchback Cars

  • Nissan March
  • Daihatsu Sirion
  • Mazda 2
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Honda Jazz
  • Suzuki Baleno Hatchback
  • Toyota Agya
  • Daihatsu Sirion
  • Honda Civic Turbo Hatchback

2.5. Crossover Cars

  • Honda HR V
  • Honda CRV
  • Nissan X-Trail
  • Chevrolet Trax
  • Toyota Rush
  • Daihatsu Terios
  • Honda BRV
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Nissan Juke
  • Chevrolet Trax
  • Xpander Cross

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