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Corolla/Auris/Quest obliterates compact/medium segment in October

2017-11-18 15:00

Image: Motorpress

Charlen Raymond

Cape Town - There is perhaps no other car in this segment, or any other, that is as synonymous with South Africans as the Toyota Corolla.

Tallied accumulatively with the Auris and Quest, the trio leads their segment on a whopping 2135 units!

The Corolla/Auris/Quest was also the second-best selling passenger car overall for October 2017, behind the Volkswagen Polo Vivo (2851 units).

Golf? Where?

Trailing way behind in terms of sales, the VW Golf slots into second place with 676 units. In third and not matching the Golf, sits the Ford Focus on 298 units, followed by the Audi A3 (265 units).

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In fifth place is the Mazda 3 on 262 units, quite a margin ahead of the VW Jetta (138 units). The Hyundai Elantra comes in at number seven after finding 135 new owners.

Renault’s Megane made a bit of a splash with 74 units (eighth place), beating the likes of the Opel Astra (36 units) and Kia Cerato (25 units). The latter completing the top ten.


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