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October new vehicle sales in the red

01.11.2016

New vehicle sales continued its downward spiral in October with the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) recording yet another significant decline, although exports rose considerably.

Aggregate total domestic sales dropped by 10.1% from 54 239 unit last year, to 48 745 examples this year. Individual segments were also down with new passenger vehicles sales falling 9.5% from 36 176 to 32 738, while light commercial vehicles posted a decline of 10.7% from 15 182 to 13 559 units.

Decreases were also posted in the sales of medium and heavy duty commercial vehicles, with the market contracting by 26.8% and 9.2% respectively. Following a slump in September, exports for October climbed 10.8% for a total of 27 719 units compared to last year's 24 720.

 

OCTOBER TOP 50 BEST SELLERS

POS MAKE UNITS
1 Ford Ranger 2964
2 Toyota Hilux 2781
3 Volkswagen Polo Vivo 2734
4 Volkswagen Polo 2458
5 Toyota Corolla / Auris / Quest 1968
6 Ford Fiesta 1858
7 Toyota Etios 1520
8 Toyota Quantum 1451
9 Nissan NP200 1175
10 Toyota Fortuner 1172
11 Chevrolet Utility 1131
12 Ford EcoSport 1012
13 Isuzu KB 953
14 Nissan NP300 778
15 Toyota Avanza 663
16 Renault Sandero 582
17 Nissan X-Trail 541
18 Datsun Go / Go+ 510
19 Volkswagen Tiguan 496
20 Ford Focus 409
21 BMW 3-series 406
22 Toyota RAV4 375
23 Renault Clio 347
24 Volkswagen Golf 349
25 Mazda CX-5 313
26 Ford Figo 304
27 Audi A3 302
28 Toyota Land Cruiser 291
29 Chevrolet Spark 289
30 Honda BR-V 267
31 Volkswagen Amarok 264
32 Nissan NV350 252
33 Renault Captur 241
34 Mazda CX-3 240
35 Mazda3 230
36 Toyota Aygo 216
37 BMW X1 204
38 Audi A4 198
39 Toyota Yaris 198
40 Volkswagen Caddy 194
41 Ford Kuga 187
42 BMW X5 175
43 Suzuki Swift 169
44 Volkswagen Jetta 167
44 BMW 2-series 147
46 Volkswagen Up 146
47 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 140
48 BMW 1-series 133
49 Mazda2 131
50 Opel Astra 125

Article written by Autodealer
01.11.2016
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