Report Description

The Japan automotive aftermarket is expected to grow at a rate of steady CAGR during the forecast period, FY2023-FY2027. The Japanese automotive industry is one of the most prominent automotive industries and one of the largest automotive manufacturing industries globally. The high production of automobiles both for export and domestic purposes influence the Japan automotive aftermarket demand in the coming five years.

Emphasis on Quality Automobile Manufacturing Process Drives Market Demand

The Japanese people rely on the use of innovative and advanced technologies to produce better products. Japanese manufacturers invest a significant amount of research and resources in developing advanced automobiles that attract consumers from all over the world. The automotive industry of Japan is highly innovative, and it has expertise in manufacturing quality and advanced automobiles by using advanced automobile manufacturing processes. Automobiles manufactured in Japan are cost-effective, have high-performance, are fuel-efficient, and have enhanced structure and quality, which is one of the major contributing reasons for high sales of automobiles. Japanese automobile manufacturers adopt the Kaizen process, which can be said to be the process of continual improvement. They value the interconnection of car production, development, and quality assurance to attract more consumers.

Use of Automation Technology in Automobiles Supports Market Growth

Japanese original equipment manufacturers are using automation technology in automobiles. They are manufacturing next-generation transportation systems with improved safety, accident reduction, theft resistance and are using electric components and sensors to upgrade the vehicles. The integration of advanced technologies in automobiles is fueling its sales in the country, thereby influencing the demand for automobile aftermarket services. Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT) passed a bill to regulate Level 3 autonomous vehicle technology. The vehicles equipped with this technology have environment detection capability and can make smart decisions based on the generated data. The use of advanced automation technology increases the comfort and convenience of automobile drivers and passengers to have enhanced convenience. Thus, with growing automobile sales, the automotive aftermarket market is expected to rise in the coming five years.

Growing Penetration of E-Commerce Industry is Influencing Market Demand

The increasing accessibility to high-speed internet connection and the proliferation of intelligent devices is supporting the reach of e-commerce to every nook and corner of Japan. The parts used in the automotive aftermarket are using several online platforms, including eBay, kfzteile24, and Amazon to boost the sales of parts used in automobiles. Consumers prefer to buy through the online sales platform as they provide products at discounted costs with the facility of doorstep delivery, easy exchange, and warranty options. Market players are using interactive technologies such as big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, among others to generate data and gather insights to provide customized shopping experience along with 24*7 customer service in the form of chatbots and customer care number to help the customers make informed and smart decisions.

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Market Segmentation

The Japan automotive aftermarket is segmented on the basis of vehicle type, component, service channel, regional distribution, and competition landscape. Based on the vehicle type, the market is divided into passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Based on the component, the market is divided into tires, spark plugs, air filter, fuel filter, brake pad, brake shoe, brake calliper, batteries and others. Based on service channel, the market is divided into (DIFM (Do It For Me), DIY (Do It Yourself), and OE (Delegating to OEMs). The market is also studied on the basis of regional distribution and the regions are majorly divided into Hokkaido & Tohoku, Chubu, Chugoku, Kyushu, and Others.

Market Players

Bridgestone Corporation, Continental AG, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Delphi Automotive PLC, Denso Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Aisin Corporation, Yazaki Corporation, JTEKT Corporation, and Hitachi Automotive Systems are among the major market players in the Japan region that lead the market growth of the Japan automotive aftermarket.



Base Year


Historic Data

FY2017 – FY2020

Estimated Year


Forecast Period

FY2023 – FY2027

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR for FY2017-FY2021 and FY2022-FY2027

Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments Covered

·         Vehicle Type

·         Component

·         Service Channel

Region Scope

Hokkaido & Tohoku, Chubu, Chugoku, Kyushu, and Others

Key Companies Profiled

Bridgestone Corporation, Continental AG, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Delphi Automotive PLC, Denso Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Aisin Corporation, Yazaki Corporation, JTEKT Corporation, Hitachi Automotive Systems

Customization Scope

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Delivery Format

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Report Scope:

In this report, Japan Automotive Aftermarket has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Japan Automotive Aftermarket, By Vehicle Type:
    • Passenger Cars
    • Commercial Vehicles
  • Japan Automotive Aftermarket, By Component:
    • Tires
    • Spark Plugs
    • Air Filter
    • Fuel Filter
    • Brake Pad
    • Brake Shoe
    • Brake Calliper
    • Batteries
    • Others
  • Japan Automotive Aftermarket, By Service Channel:
    • DIFM (Do it for Me)
    • DIY (Do it Yourself)
    • OE (Delegating to OEMs)
  • Japan Automotive Aftermarket, By Region:

o   Hokkaido & Tohoku

o   Chubu

o   Chugoku

o   Kyushu

o   Others

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Japan Automotive Aftermarket.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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Table of content

1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Impact of COVID-19 on Japan Automotive Aftermarket

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Factors Influencing Purchase Decision

5.2.  Aided Brand Recall and Unaided Brand Recall

5.3.  Brand Satisfaction Level

6.    Japan Automotive Aftermarket Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value and Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles)

6.2.2.     By Component (Tires, Spark Plugs, Air Filter, Fuel Filter, Brake Pad, Brake Shoe, Brake Calliper, Batteries, Others)

6.2.3.     By Service Channel (DIFM (Do it for Me), DIY (Do it Yourself), and OE (Delegating to OEMs))

6.2.4.     By Region

6.2.5.     By Company (FY2021)

6.3.  Product Market Map (By Component, By Region)

7.    Japan Passenger Car Aftermarket Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value and Volume

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Vehicle Type (Hatchback, Sedan, SUV/MPV)

7.2.2.     By Component

7.2.3.     By Service Channel

8.    Japan Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value and Volume

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Vehicle Type (Bus, Truck)

8.2.2.     By Component

8.2.3.     By Service Channel

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.  Drivers

9.2.  Challenges

10.  Market Trends and Developments

11.  Policy and Regulatory Landscape

12.  Japan Economic Profile

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              Company Profiles (Partial List of Leading Companies)

13.1.1.  Bridgestone Corporation

13.1.2.  Continental AG

13.1.3.  Sumitomo Electric Industries

13.1.4.  Delphi Automotive PLC

13.1.5.  Denso Corporation

13.1.6.  Robert Bosch GmbH

13.1.7.  Aisin Corporation

13.1.8.  Yazaki Corporation

13.1.9.  JTEKT Corporation

13.1.10. Hitachi Automotive Systems

14.  Strategic Recommendations

15.  About Us & Disclaimer

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Srishti Verma

Business Consultant
Press Release

Japan Automotive Aftermarket to be Dominated by Passenger Cars till FY2027

Dec, 2021

Increasing demand for vehicle upgradation and digitization of distribution channels are driving the growth of Japan automotive aftermarket in the forecast period, FY2023-FY2027.