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South Africa August 2011: VW Polo Vivo now #1 year-to-date

VW Polo Vivo

* See the Top 75 best-selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at end of post! *

South African car sales are up 11% in August at 51,315 registrations and 14% year-to-date at 369,947 units. The VW Polo Vivo leads the models ranking for the third consecutive month with 3,322 sales and 6.5% share, and is now also #1 year-to-date at 22,864 units and 6.2%.

The Toyota Hilux follows at 5.7% in August and 6.1% year-to-date, and the VW Polo new generation is also stable in 3rd position with 4.6% and 4.2% year-to-date. The Ford Figo has its best month since January in 4th place with 1,820 sales and 3.5% share while the Toyota Fortuner is at its best in over a year at #5 with 1,737 units and 3.4%.

Jeep Compass

Further down the ranking, notice the Jeep Compass up to #41 and the Chevrolet Orlando up to #47, both for their 2nd month, the Toyota FJ Cruiser landing directly at #61 with 125 sales for its first month and the Porsche Cayenne above 100 monthly sales for the first time in 2011 at #71 with 107 units.

Previous month: see the July 2011 South African Top 50 best-selling models here.

Full August 2011 Top 75 Ranking Table below.

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