Toyota said on Thursday that its domestic vehicle output in August fell 5.7% from a year earlier to 227,755 vehicles, declining for the second consecutive month, Dow Jones reported.

The report said Mitsubishi Motors' domestic output fell 0.5% to 53,966 units, also marking the second straight month of falls, with the company blaming weak domestic sales and a fall in exports for the drop in output.

Earlier, Dow Jones added, Honda said its domestic car production in August dropped 26.7% to 73,659 vehicles, marking the seventh consecutive month of fall, while Nissan said its domestic production in August rose 6.0% to 105,042 vehicles, supported by higher output of its "Presage" minivan released in July and the remodelled "Cube" and "Cube Cubic" compact cars in particular.

Its Japan production marked the 18th straight month of on-year rises, the report said.

According to Dow Jones, Mazda said its domestic output in August dropped 10.6% to 53,282 vehicles, falling for the second straight month.