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2018-02-02 11:00

Charlen Raymond

Image: AuutoTrader SA / Lawrence Minnie

Cape Town - The Toyota Hilux grabs the title of South Africa's best-selling bakkie in January. Despite a difficult month overall, the Hilux again managed to beat bakkie rival Ford's Ranger to the top of the sales charts in emphatic fashion.
 
It amassed a 2695 units in January 2018; more than 400 units more than the second-placed Ranger.

However, the Hilux could not continue its feat as the best-selling vehicle overall after losing out to the Volkswagen Polo Vivo (2862 units).
 
Ranger goes 2nd
 
With a sales figure of 2269 units the Ford Ranger managed to keep its position as the No.2 best-selling bakkie in SA.

The Hilux and Ranger were the only bakkies to exceeded 2000 units in January. The Nissan NP200 (1585 units) grabbed third place. The Isuzu KB, in fourth place, found 1200 new owners, almost 50% more than the Nissan NP300/Hardbody in fifth place.
 
In sixth place the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 assured 238 buyers of its credentials and the Mahindra Scorpio pik-up rolled in the numbers with a good figure of 218 units in seventh place. The Volkswagen Amarok (203 units), GWM Steed (184 units), and Nissan Navara (100 units) round out the top ten.
 
Chevrolet has withdrawn from the South African market, hence the exclusion of the Ute half-tonner.


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