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Best-selling bakkies, cars, SUVs and more...

2018-01-24 05:23

Rouel van Nelson

Cape Town - Bakkies, SUVs, sports cars and passenger cars... we look at some of the best-selling vehicles sales in South Africa during 2017.

Land Cruising to the top, Hilux fends off the Ranger

During the course of 2017, the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 amassed a total sales figure of 1243 units in the luxury SUV segment, an average of 104 units per month.

Facing its toughest challenge for top honours in years, the Toyota Hilux managed to dominate South Africa’s bakkie market in 2017.

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo and Toyota Fortuner led the sales charts for passenger cars, while the Ford Mustang reigned supreme as the best selling sports car in SA.

PositionMake and modelSales
1VW Polo Vivo hatch & sedan28 402
2VW Polo hatch & sedan22 575
3TOYOTA Etios14 686
4TOYOTA Fortuner13 696
5TOYOTA Corolla Quest12 333
6FORD Fiesta11 446
7FORD EcoSport9 920
8KIA Picanto8 140
9RENAULT Kwid8 027
10TOYOTA RAV 47 622

Car sales wrap: 

Sports car sales 2017: Mustang rules the stable

Top-selling bakkies in 2017: 4000 units separate SA market leaders

Luxury SUV sales 2017: Land Cruiser undisputed champ in SA

SA car sales 2017: VW Polo Vivo, Toyota Fortuner run rampant


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