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Top 10 best-selling bakkies in SA: Ranger on top in May 2017

2017-06-02 09:02

EXPANDING THE RANGE(R): The Ford Ranger now boasts a total of 36 models after the addition of new models with an automatic gearbox. Image: QuickPic

Charlen Raymond

Cape Town - The Ford Ranger is South Africa's best-selling bakkie, with 2875 units sold during May 2017, according to the National Automobile Association of South Africa (Naamsa).

A slight decline in overall bakkie sales was recorded with 210 fewer pick-ups finding local owners compared to the same period in 2016.

In total, 13 410 light commercial vehicles (LCV's) were sold in the fifth month of the year.

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SA's favourite vehicle, the Toyota Hilux, remains in contention for the top spot with 2758 sold, though 117 units behind the top-selling Ranger in May.

Both automakers would want to maintain that momentum in June 2017. Toyota will be launching a new Hilux derivative in June/July 2017.

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