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Luxury SUVs in SA: Next-gen Discovery set to be a best-seller

2017-09-05 09:22

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Cape Town - For the second consecutive month, Land Rover's new Discovery has dominated the luxury SUV market in South Africa, according to the latest car sales results by *Naamsa.

The SUV, which was launched in July, exceeded the 100-unit mark in August 2017, with a total of 131 models finding local owners.

Velar available to order

In August, Land Rover also opened the order books for its upcoming Range Rover Velar, with 15 clients purchasing the new SUV.  In third place is Toyota's Land Cruiser 200 (90 units), followed by the Jeep Grand Cherokee (65).

Jaguar sold 45 units of its F-Pace, one model more than the Range Rover Evoque (44) in sixth place.


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The Toyota Prado saw a decline in August, securing 38 new owners, Volvo’s XC90 grabbed eighth position with 30 units, and Audi’s Q7 is in ninth with 21 models sold units. In tenth is Lexus' LX with 18 SUVs sold.

*From August 2017, Porsche South Africa will not include individual sales figures for its vehicles via Naamsa.

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