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Compact crossover/SUV: Ford EcoSport leaving all in the dust

2017-09-27 09:02

STYLE TWEAKS FOR NEW ECOSPORT: Ford's EcoSport receives several style tweaks and customers will be able to order it without a rear-mounted spare wheel. Image: Ford

Charlen Raymond

Cape Town - The Ford EcoSport headlines the category for the compact crossover and SUVs in August 2017, with a sales figure of 1071 units.

In second place the Hyundai Creta managed to find 438 new owners.

Strong run

Mazda sold 332 of its CX-3’s last month, making it the third best-selling vehicle in this category.

Behind the Mazda, the Renault Duster is in fourth place on 271 units, ahead of another Renault, the Captur, on 146 units. 
Suzuki’s cute little Ignis found 144 new owners in sixth place; just ahead of the funky Toyota C-HR on 133 units.

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Honda’s seven-seater, the BR-V, is in eighth place with 127 units sold, followed by another Honda, the HR-V, on 93 units. 

The Opel Mokka X rounds out the top ten with 71 units.


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