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2017-07-14 09:15

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South Africa - Domestic car sales are "reasonably encouraging with new vehicle exports also achieving a modest year-on-year improvement," says the Naamsa.

Overall, 45 369 units were sold in June 2017, an increase of 418 units or 0.9% compared to 44 951 vehicles sold in June 2016. Export sales at 31 631 vehicles, registered a gain of 429 units, an improvement of 1.4% compared to the 31 202 vehicles exported in June 2016.

But how has the SA car market shaped-up during the first six-months of 2017?

This is how many cars Porsche SA sold in 2017 so far

It's no secret that South Africans love bakkies; in the perennial bakkie war, Ford's Ranger is SA's overall best-selling pick-up, besting the Toyota Hilux.

Toyota however has had a great first six months of 2017, selling more than 61 000 units. In terms of exports, Volkswagen shipped off a total of 34 708 new models.

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