* See the Top 80 best-selling models by clicking on the title! *
Car sales in South Africa are up 7% year-on-year in January at 48,251 registrations. For the first time since September last year, the VW Polo Vivo reclaims the pole position with 2,964 sales and 6.1%, ahead of the Toyota Hilux at 2,774 units and 5.7% and the VW Polo with 2,644 sales and 5.5%. The Toyota Corolla/Auris is back to its traditional 4th place at 1,598 units and 3.3%.
Excellent month for the Nissan NP200 (aka Dacia Logan pick-up) up to a best-ever 5th position with 1,506 sales and 3.1% and the VW Golf is up 8 spots on December to #12, its best ranking in over 18 months. For only its 4th month on sale in the country, the Nissan Juke is up to a fantastic 14th place with 602 sales and 1.2% share.
Another very successful new model in South Africa is the Chevrolet Sonic, up 46 spots on December and already #27 for its first full month of sales at 431 units and 0.9%. Check out a fantastic video clip featuring the Chevrolet Sonic above.
Full January 2012 Top 80 Ranking Table below.