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2017-08-03 17:41

Image: Motorpress

Cape Town - From bakkies to sports cars, we list some of the best-selling vehicles for the month of July 2017.

South Africa’s new vehicle sales grew 4.1% in July, with a total of 46 719 units sold, according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). 

Overall, out of the total reported sales of 46 719 vehicles, an estimated 36 999 units or 79.2% represented dealer sales, 13.8% to the vehicle rental Industry, 3.9% to government and 3.1% to Industry corporate fleets.  

New vehicle exports, at 35 486 units during July 2017, reflects a substantial increase of 6456 units or a gain of 22.2% compared to the same period last year.

Top bakkies, cars 

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo remains SA's top-selling passenger car but the big surprise in July 2017 is the inclusion of Kia and Hyundai in local sales. In July, Toyota has reclaimed its title as SA's best-selling bakkie.

The all-new Land Rover Discovery was launched in SA early in July but already the newcomer has made a huge impact in the luxury SUV market.

Here 5 SA car sales stories you might have missed: 

1. SA's best-selling bakkies: Toyota Hilux dominates in July

 Image: Motorpress

2. SA's best-selling cars: Vivo leads the way, Kia makes the top 10

Image: Kia

3. SA car sales: New Land Rover Discovery makes bold statement

 Image: Motorpress

4. Ford, Porsche continue to sell the most sports cars in SA

 Image: Ford SA

Good news for SA! Car sales rise, 'massive' increase in exports - Naamsa

More local car sales news:

BMW sees profits rise on new 5 Series sedan

SA car sales: Suzuki's best month yet

'A ray of sunshine in the new car market' - Ford SA

International car sales news: 

US car sales to plunge for 7th consecutive month

BMW sees profits rise on new 5 Series sedan

German automakers to give 5 million diesel cars new software

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