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2016-08-02 09:54

NO.1 BAKKIE: The Toyota Hilux again topped the South African new vehicle sales charts. Image: QuickPic

Cape Town - Despite a decline in new vehicle sales  throughout 2016, the new Toyota Hilux  managed to retain its position as South Africa’s best-selling bakkie in July.

Not only has the Hilux dominated the bakkie market, with an overall sales figure of 3153 units in July, it's SA’s best-selling vehicle.

Leading by a landslide

The Hilux has been on a sales charge since its launch in SA at the start of 2016 and has dominated the sales charts.

The Ford Ranger, the Hilux’s closest and toughest rival, was July’s second best-selling bakkie with 2305 units sold.

READ: SA car sales - Year midway and vehicles sales remain grim

In third place is Isuzu’s KB  (1279), followed by its General Motors cousin, the Chevrolet Ute (1143).

Other bakkies that made the top 10 cut during July 2016 include Nissan’s NP200 (917), Hardbody (879) and Navara (171).

The Volkswagen Amarok continues its steady sales with 351 units sold.

Mahindra flogged 69 units of its Bolero and 70 for its Scorpio Pick-up.

READ: SA's top 10 best-selling cars - July 2016

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said: "Domestic sales of industry new light commercial vehicles, bakkies and mini buses at 13 575 units during July 2016 reflected a decline of 1 490 units or a fall of 9.9% compared to the 15 065 light commercial vehicles sold during the corresponding month last year."

July 2016 top 10 best-selling bakkies:

1. Toyota Hilux - 3153

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2. Ford Ranger - 2305

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3. Isuzu KB - 1279

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4. Chevrolet Ute - 1143

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5. Nissan NP200 - 917

6. Nissan Hardbody - 879

7. Volkswagen Amarok - 351

8. Nissan Navara - 171

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9. Mahindra Bolero - 69

10. Mahindra Scorpio - 70

Top 10 bakkies:

1 Toyota Hilux - 3153
2 Ford Ranger - 2305
3 Isuzu KB - 1279
4 Chevrolet Ute - 1143
5 Nissan NP200 - 917
6 Nissan Hardbody - 879
7 Volkswagen Amarok - 351
8 Nissan Navara - 171
9 Mahindra Bolero - 69
10 Mahindra Scorpio - 70


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