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  Indonesia Top 10 Selling Car Models 2009 2008 2007
1. Toyota Avanza   85,535 62,010
2. Toyota Kijang Innova   51,189 40,169
3. Daihatsu Xenia   34,065 28,914
4. Honda Jazz 15,713 24,969 14,057
5. Suzuki APV   19,695 12,434
6. Honda New CRV   17,800 15,750
7. Nissan Grand Livina   16,704 13,606
8. Toyota Rush   15,309 14,126
9. Daihatsu Terios   14,807 15,650
10. Toyota Yaris 8,576 13,614 9,686

Posted On 25th May 2010
Toyota Avanza is Indonesia Top Selling Cars in 2007 and 2008

Toyota Avanza

Despite the presence of other competitors, the Toyota Avanza, famous light MPV is still the Top Selling Car. In 2008, the sales of the Toyota Avanza reached 83,535 units. On average, Toyota sold the Toyota Avanza around 230 units daily. In comparison with the total Indonesia Cars Sales in 2008, of 607.770 units, this means that there are 3 units of Toyota Avanza in every 20 new units of car.

Toyota Avanza was firstly introduced in 15th January 2004. With an extensive research, good preparation, excellent price positioning, Toyota Avanza was successfully marketed and, until now, is the leading model within the Indonesian Automotive Market.

Since January 2004 until December 2008, Toyota Avanza has been sold more than 275,000 units. Even in the last 3 years, Toyota Avanza is still the Indonesia Top Selling Car. Beating its predecessors; Toyota Kijang Innova and Daihatsu Xenia.

Toyota Avanza is available in 4 variants; Type E 1.300 cc/MT sold at Rp 116,900,000. Type G 1.300 cc/MT priced at Rp 129,350,000. Type S 1.500 cc/MT priced at Rp 143,200,000. Type S 1.500 cc/AT priced at Rp 153,200,000. These On The Road Price for Jakarta Area per December 2008.

Kodya Batam

Batam Island has been known the Malaya Kingdom period 100 over years ago. In the history of Malaya, Batam Island is where Admiral Hang Nadim fight against the Portuguese (1511-1528). Hang Nadim is the name of the International Airport of Batam Island today
Lieutenant General (retired) Dr. H. Ibnu Sutowo, during his position as Director of Pertamina in 1969 planned to make Batam Island the Singapore of Indonesia.
Today this Island is stipulated as Industrial region, ship transit, trade, and tourism in 1973.

Batam is located 20 km to the south east of Singapore, a 45 minutes ferry ride from the island republic. It has a land area or 415 square kilometers, about two thirds the size of Singapore

No Visa Required
Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries are granted entry to Indonesia without visa
1. Brunei Darussalam
2. Chile
3. Hong Kong SAR
4. Macau
5. Malaysia
6. Morocco
7. Peru
8. Phillipines
9. Singapore
10. Thailand
11. Vietnam

Visa on Arrival
The government of Indonesia has imposed "Visa on Arrival" Policy for 36 countries with effect from 1st August 2005

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries may apply a visa on arrival to enter Indonesia

1. Argentina 10. Finland 19. Luxemburg 28. Russia
2. Australia 11. France 20. Maldives 29. Saudi Arabia
3. Austria 12. Germany 21. New Zealand 30. Spain
4. Belgium 13. Hungary 22. Norway 31. South Africa
5. Brazil 14. Italy 23. Oman 32. South Korea
6. Britain 15. Ireland 24. Poland 33. Switzerland
7. Canada 16. India 25. Portugal 34. Taiwan
8. Denmark 17. Japan 26. Qatar 35. UAE
9. Egypt 18. Kuwait 27. PRC 36. USA


Indonesia population is classified into four main ethnic groups:
1) Melanesians, who constitute the majority;
The Melanesians are subdivided into 11 groups:
a) the Acehnese of north Sumatra;
b) the Bataks of northeastern Sumatra;
c) the Minangkabaus of west Sumatra;
d) the Sundanese of west Java;
e) the Javanese in central and east Java;
f) the Madurese on the island of Madura;
g) the Balinese on Bali;
h) the Sasaks on the island of Lombok;
i) the Timorese on Timor;
j) the Dayaks in Kalimantan; and
k) the Minahasa, Torajas, Makassarese, and Buginese on Sulawesi.
2) Proto-Austronesians, including the Wajaks and the Irianese on Irian Jaya;
3) Polynesians, including the Ambonese on the Maluku Islands;
4) Micronesians, found on the tiny islets of Indonesia's eastern borders.
Population in 1999,
1) 45% of the population was Javanese,
2) 14% Sundanese,
3) 7.5% Madurese,
4) 7.5% coastal Malays, and
5) 26% other.


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