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SA vehicle sales | X5, Prado, Velar… Which sold the most in 2019?

2020-01-10 08:00

Charlen Raymond


Image: Deutsche Welle

While the South African economy did not impress too much in 2019, large luxury SUV sales continued to deliver consistent sales results.

Leading that charge is the BMW X5. The big German SUV sold off an impressive 1399 units in 2019, and in the process ensured that it was the number one choice when it came to a new R1-million SUV.

The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 managed a sales figure of 1048 units over the last year, just clear of the Range Rover/RR Sport on 1030 units. The Toyota Prado sold off 1010 units in 2019.


The fifth best-selling SUV in this category was the Land Rover Discovery. The bulky Landy saw 497 units roll off showroom floors, followed by the Range Rover Velar (422 units) and Volvo XC90 (402 units). 

Volkswagen managed to sell 351 of its Touareg last year, the same number as the Jaguar F-Pace.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee rounds out the top ten for the year on 313 units.

The top ten large luxury SUVs in our list had an accumulative sales figure of 5424 units in 2019.

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