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Pretoria - South African vehicle sales declined by 10.6% to 44 939 units in June 2016, reports  the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). 

Drop in sales

Naamsa reports a total of 44 939 new vehicle sales, a decline of 5 311 vehicles or a fall of 10.6% compared to the 50 250 vehicles sold in June 2015.

At the half way mark in 2016, light commercial vehicles were down 8.9%, medium commercials were down by 19% whilst heavy trucks and buses were down 4.4%.  

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Toyota's new Hilux remains king of the local bakkies in June (3072 units sold), though the gap to second-placed Ford Ranger (2848) is only 224 units. Nissan's NP200 climbed two places to claim third, with 1076 units sold.

READ: Top-selling cars in SA - June 2016

The new Fiat Fullback, launched in June 2016, has already made the top 10 list with 70 Italian bakkies sold.

Top 10 best-selling bakkies - June 2016

1 Toyota Hilux - 3 072

2 Ford Ranger - 2 848

3 Nissan NP200 - 1 076

4 Isuzu KB - 1 043

5 Chevrolet Utility - 964

6 Nissan NP300 - 664

7 Toyota Land Cruiser Pick-up - 392

8 Volkswagen Amarok - 207

9 Fiat Fullback - 70

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10 Mahindra Scorpio Pick-Up - 66


1 Toyota Hilux - 3 072
2 Ford Ranger - 2 848
3 Nissan NP200 - 1 076
4 Isuzu KB - 1 043
5 Chevrolet Utility - 964
6 Nissan NP300 - 664
7 Toyota Land Cruiser Pick-up - 392
8 Volkswagen Amarok - 207
9 Fiat Fullback - 70
10 Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up - 66


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