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Australia September 2011: Toyota Corolla on top UPDATED

Toyota Corolla

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 80 best-selling models: see ‘Read more’ at end of post! *

Australian car sales are up year-on-year for the 2nd month in a row in September at 88,819 registrations (+2%), putting the year-to-date total (752,128 units, -4%) now in line to break the million mark by year-end for the fourth time only in Australian history. For the first time since January, the Toyota Corolla takes the lead with 3,766 sales and 4.2% but stays 5th year-to-date at 25,144 units and 3.3%.

Holden Commodore

The Holden Commodore ranks 2nd at 3,712 units and 4.2%, reclaiming the 2011 year-to-date pole position from the Mazda3 with 31,977 sales vs. 31,439. It is the 4th consecutive month the two models exchange YTD positions! The race to #1 has rarely been that close… The Toyota Hilux is up 2 spots to #3 at 3.6%, passing the Holden Cruze at 3.5%.

With 2,049 sales and 2.3% share, the Toyota Camry is up 3 spots to #7, its highest ranking since December 2010. The Nissan Navara (#8) and VW Golf (#10) are both brilliantly back in the Top 10 this month while the Ford Territory (#12) drops out of it. Other great performers include the Toyota RAV4 at #16 (+7), the Mercedes C Class at #33 (+6) and the Mitsubishi ASX at #40 (+24).

Previous month: see the Australian August 2011 Top 175 best-selling models here.

Full September Top 80 Ranking Table below.

Australia September 2011:

1Toyota Corolla3,7664.2%425,1443.3%52
2Holden Commodore3,7124.2%231,9774.3%11
3Toyota Hilux3,1913.6%527,6893.7%33
4Holden Cruze3,1173.5%325,8033.4%47
6Hyundai i302,4932.8%622,0552.9%65
7Toyota Camry2,0492.3%1013,9341.9%109
8Nissan Navara1,8852.1%1217,0212.3%711
9Ford Falcon1,7081.9%814,2911.9%86
10VW Golf1,6641.9%2513,2691.8%1316
11Mitsubishi Triton (e)1,5001.7%1613,4391.8%1114
12Ford Territory1,3951.6%99,5111.3%1927
13Ford Ranger (e)1,3901.6%1512,8821.7%1419
14Toyota Yaris1,3671.5%1111,8751.6%1512
15Mitsubishi Lancer1,3491.5%1314,2141.9%98
16Toyota RAV41,2541.4%238,8171.2%2620
18Ford Fiesta1,2031.4%279,4851.3%2030
19Holden Barina (e)1,2011.4%475,6980.8%3821
20Holden Captiva1,1791.3%1410,7751.4%1715
21Subaru Forester1,1351.3%189,9981.3%1817
22Nissan X-Trail1,0631.2%178,8351.2%2536
23Holden Colorado (e)1,0501.2%228,9501.2%2322
24Suzuki Swift1,0141.1%269,1991.2%2224
25Toyota Kluger9701.1%357,6001.0%3123
26Hyundai ix359691.1%308,7231.2%2746
27Nissan Micra9641.1%297,0800.9%3240
28Hyundai i209641.1%205,5510.7%40 –
29Holden Commodore Ute (e)9501.1%287,7401.0%2926
30Toyota Aurion9411.1%346,8400.9%3328
31Mazda BT-50 (e)9001.0%337,6141.0%3037
32Toyota Land Cruiser8631.0%216,7080.9%3538
33Mercedes C Class8390.9%395,0240.7%4548
34Ford Focus8210.9%199,3131.2%2131
35Toyota Prado7980.9%318,4611.1%2813
36VW Tiguan7920.9%324,7350.6%4947
37Nissan Dualis7630.9%436,5240.9%3649
38Hyundai Elantra (e)7500.8%372,8280.4%67 –
39Mazda CX-76980.8%246,7610.9%3432
40Mitsubishi ASX6510.7%644,6260.6%52 –
41Ford Mondeo6310.7%415,2270.7%41 –
42Mitsubishi Outlander6250.7%365,6360.7%3939
43Holden Barina Spark (e)6220.7%813,5010.5%60 –
44Hyundai iLoad (e)6000.7%405,1330.7%4351
45Ford Falcon Ute (e)6000.7%444,9510.7%4635
46Kia Cerato/Koup (e)5900.7%454,9110.7%47 –
47Isuzu D-Max (e)5800.7%424,7540.6%48 –
48Toyota Land Cruiser Ute (e)5750.6%384,6860.6%5045
49Toyota Hiace Van (e)5700.6%464,4590.6%5342
50Mitsubishi Pajero5600.6%525,1050.7%4444
51Subaru Impreza5520.6%498,8951.2%2425
52Hyundai i455290.6%703,6740.5%58 –
53Hyundai Accent4940.6%669420.1%119 –
54Hyundai Santa Fe4900.6%653,2880.4%6455
55BMW 3 Series4750.5%583,9400.5%56 –
56Honda Civic4660.5%625,2250.7%4229
57Jeep Grand Cherokee4460.5%502,0030.3%84 –
58Kia Sorento4210.5%742,0230.3%83 –
59Honda Accord Euro4040.5%573,4630.5%6253
60Great Wall V240 (e)4000.5%553,4820.5%61 –
61Honda Jazz3920.4%535,7700.8%3734
62Dodge Caliber3880.4%947310.1%132 –
63Subaru Liberty3820.4%693,2230.4%6550
64Subaru Outback3650.4%513,8630.5%5752
65Mazda CX-93490.4%602,6020.3%70 –
67VW Passat/CC3430.4%632,9580.4%66 –
68Audi A43310.4%772,4720.3%71 –
69Kia Carnival3060.3%612,7330.4%68 –
70VW Jetta2990.3%751,0680.1%111 –
71BMW X52980.3%872,0930.3%79 –
72Lexus IS2870.3%792,1870.3%77 –
73VW Polo2740.3%563,5160.5%59 –
74Nissan Patrol Wagon2680.3%782,4000.3%74 –
75BMW 1 Series2610.3%892,0520.3%82 –
76Honda CR-V2530.3%594,3980.6%5443
77Kia Rio2520.3%844,6600.6%5133
78Great Wall X2402420.3%712,4270.3%7254
79Kia Sportage2330.3%542,6680.4%69 –
80Peugeot 3082330.3%1221,4680.2%93 –

Source:, VFACTS

(e): BSCB’s estimate


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