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2019-07-03 09:16
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Looking for a new car? The Volkswagen Polo Vivo maintains its status as the best-selling passenger car in 2019.

With the exception of January 2019, the Polo Vivo has proved to be the most popular passenger vehicle throughout this year.

During the first six months of the year, the Polo Vivo has amassed a total sales figure of 15 050 units, making it the top-selling passenger car for the year, as well as the second best-selling vehicle in South Africa after the Toyota Hilux (20 918 units).

The Polo Vivo led a charge of respected vehicles and did the top ten manage to register a total sales figure of 63 822 units between them. 

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The Volkswagen Polo slots into second place with 10 177 units, followed by the Toyota Corolla/Quest (7127 units) in third place. Importantly, the all-new Corolla hatchback was launched early in 2019 and is it not counted with the still-previous-generation Corolla sedan and Quest sedan.

Fourth place goes to SA’s favourite SUV, the Toyota Fortuner, with a solid sales figure of 6449 units. The Renault Kwid (4831 units) is next, narrowly edging out another little city car, the Hyundai Grandi10 (4826 units).

The Toyota Etios is seventh on our sales chart with 4210 units sold, ahead of the only Ford in our list, the EcoSport, on 4150 units. Also launched earlier this year is the new Toyota RAV4 that has managed 3723 units.

The tenth and final position goes to the Datsun Go on 3279 units.

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