WATCH: Bentley's new 467kW Continental GT

The new third-gen Bentley Continental GT boasts 467kW, 900Nm and a top speed of 333km/h.

Meet VW's SA-bound baby SUV, the T-Cross

A disguised prototype of the T-Cross, VW's new baby crossover SUV, is being tested on public roads.

Compact cars in SA: Polo remains the leader in its class

2017-09-30 13:11

Charlen Raymond

Image: Quickpic

Cape Town - Volkswagen’s Polo remains at the top of the list for the best-selling compact car in South Africa.

During August 2017, it sold 2096 units - almost a thousand units more than the second-placed Ford Fiesta.

The Fiesta was the only other vehicle in this segment to have registered a sales-figure of more than a thousand units on 1071.

Compact packages

Kia again made its presence felt with its Rio finding 504 new owners. The Rio’s cousin, the Hyundai i20, managed to register a sales figure of 491 units.

READ: SA car sales: Vehicle exports by the numbers

Nissan also made a splash in the local market when its Almera raked in a sales figure of 376 units. Renault’s little Clio came in at sixth place on 268 units; beating the premium challenger: the Audi A3 (223 units).

The Mazda 2 found 203 new owners in eighth place, followed by the Hyundai Accent on 183 units.

The Toyota Yaris completes the top ten with 134 units.

Read more on:    vw  |  naamsa  |  volkswagen  |  charlen raymond  |  car sales  |  polo

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.