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2018-07-06 15:00

Robin Classen

Image: Wheels24 / Rouel Van Nelson

The compact car category is always a close affair but the Volkswagen Polo Vivo comes out on top in this segment with its unmatched vehicle sales.

Its closest competitor in terms of sales is Toyota with the Avanza and Yaris models. Hyundai's i20 sold a significant amount of units in June with 579.

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Other competitors seeing out the list and still making strong sales in June are the Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Mazda 2 and Renault Clio.

At the end of this article we have included an infographic with the top best-selling compact cars from January to June 2018.

Please note that BMW only started submitting their sales figures from February this year. Figures are taken from February 2018 onwards.


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