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2019-07-18 09:26

Leigh-Ann Londt

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Despite tough industry conditions more than 130 000 cars have been sold so far this year. We list where South Africans are buying cars.

Top provinces

Gauteng leads the way in terms of car sales with 63 126 models sold so far in 2019, followed by Kwa-Zula Natal (22 937) and the Western Cape (17 780).

Popular cars

The Volkswagen Polo Vivo topped the list as the best-selling passenger car in South Africa during June 2019. The popular Vivo, which managed to sell off 2571 units, comprehensively outsold its Polo sibling; the more premium Polo only managed 1887 units to secure second place on our list.

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Check out the infographic below:

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