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2018-06-04 14:15

Charlen Raymond

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BMW's next-generation X3 has quickly become the luxury SUV of choice in 2018.

Its sales have surpassed 200 units per month and in May 2018 it did the same with 223 units finding new owners.

That is someway clear of the Range Rover/RR Sport in second place, which only managed 127 units.

Lekker Porsche!

In third place the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 racked up 104 units. Audi' Q5 found 99 new owners while the Toyota Prado, went fifith on 94 units. Porsche’s Cayenne made a surprising jump to sixth place following a strong month in which it sold 73 units!

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Jaguar’s E-Pace saw a slight drop in sales following the hype around its arrival, but sales remain solid and in May it grabbed seventh place with a sales figure of 58 units. The Land Rover Discovery, a former number 1 in the category, took eighth place with 56 units sold, ahead of the Range Rover Velar, also on 56.

The X3’s bigger brother, the X5, slots into tenth place with 50 units.


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