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South Africa February 2014: Toyota Hilux reclaims leadership

Toyota Hilux South Africa February 2014. Picture courtesy of FlickrToyota Hilux

* See the Top 140 best-selling models and Top 35 brands by clicking on the title! *

Second consecutive month of year-on-year decline for new car sales in South Africa, down 3% to 51,814 registrations (exports are down 19%!), which brings the year-to-date total to 104,848 units, down 5% on 2013. The Top 9 carmakers are unchanged, led by Toyota, Volkswagen Group and Hyndai-Kia. Down to third position in January, the Toyota Hilux now reclaims its throne both in February thanks to 3,419 sales and 6.6% share and year-to-date at 6,191 units and 5.9%. The VW Polo remains #2 with 2,885 sales and 5.6% while the VW Polo Vivo is down two spots to #3 and 2,531 units. The Ford Ranger (#4) and Toyota Etios (#5) exchange positions vs. January while the Mercedes C-Class is up 6 ranks to knock at the Top 10’s door in 11th place.

BMW X5 South Africa February 2014BMW X5

Ford Ikon South Africa February 2014Ford Ikon

Further down, notice the spectacular performance of the BMW X5 up a huge 85 spots on January to land in 21st position with 461 sales and 0.9% share, just below the Renault Clio at #19 vs. #30 over the Full Year 2013. Other great performers this month in South Africa include the Audi A3 at #23, Chevrolet Sonic at #24, Nissan Almera up 34 ranks to #25 and the Ford Ikon up 71 ranks to #33.

Previous month: South Africa January 2014: VW Polo Vivo #1, Chevrolet Spark in Top 10

One year ago: South Africa February 2013: Toyota Etios back on podium

Full February 2014 Top 140 models and Top 35 brands Ranking Tables below.

South Africa February 2014 – brands:

PosCarmakerFeb-14%Jan2014%Pos
1Toyota10,09019.5%120,74919.8%1
2Volkswagen Group9,38318.1%219,44718.5%2
3Hyundai-Kia6,03411.6%312,05611.5%3
4Ford5,53510.7%411,12210.6%4
5General Motors/Isuzu5,17210.0%510,2849.8%5
6Nissan3,5396.8%66,4976.2%6
7Mercedes2,4414.7%74,9574.7%7
8BMW Group2,1954.2%84,6754.5%8
9Renault1,4482.8%92,8472.7%9
10Jaguar Land Rover7381.4%111,5691.5%10
11Chrysler6461.2%101,5101.4%11
12Honda6401.2%121,2951.2%12
13Suzuki5081.0%139950.9%13
14Tata4570.9%158860.8%14
15Mitsubishi4020.8%167880.8%15
16Mahindra3360.6%177130.7%17
17Fiat Group3020.6%186020.6%18
18Great Wall2960.6%147790.7%16
19Peugeot-Citroen2740.5%195700.5%19
20UD Trucks2560.5%214400.4%20
21Scania1700.3%232780.3%22
22Volvo Trucks1550.3%242520.2%24
23Iveco1510.3%222770.3%23
24Volvo Cars1500.3%203530.3%21
25Man1260.2%252210.2%25
26Subaru1000.2%261920.2%26
27Porsche960.2%281390.1%27
28FAW Trucks500.1%30780.1%29
29JMC450.1%271170.1%28
30Powerstar340.1%29690.1%30
31Babcock210.0%35230.0%32
32Renault Trucks160.0%32270.0%31
33Ferrari40.0%31170.0%33
34Maserati20.0%3390.0%34
35Volvo Bus20.0%3460.0%35

South Africa February 2014 – models:

Note: Hyundai-Kia and Great Wall do not communicate models details and therefore don’t appear in this ranking.

PosModelFeb-14%Jan2014%PosFY13
1Toyota Hilux3,4196.6%36,1915.9%11
2VW Polo2,8855.6%25,6985.4%23
3VW Polo Vivo2,5314.9%15,4965.2%32
4Ford Ranger1,9403.7%53,5963.4%55
5Toyota Etios1,8363.5%44,0863.9%44
6Chevrolet Utility1,4852.9%82,8172.7%66
7Isuzu KB1,3842.7%92,6552.5%710
8Nissan NP2001,2672.4%112,4382.3%97
9Toyota Quantum1,1472.2%132,2422.1%1011
10Ford Figo1,0932.1%62,5392.4%88
11Mercedes C Class8541.6%171,5851.5%1512
12Toyota Fortuner8461.6%141,6721.6%1414
13VW Golf7731.5%151,5221.5%1617
14Toyota Corolla/Auris7521.5%72,1472.0%119
15Ford Fiesta7141.4%161,4591.4%1715
16Chevrolet Spark7071.4%101,8841.8%1218
17BMW 3 Series6971.3%121,8041.7%1313
18Nissan NP3006321.2%241,0721.0%1916
19Renault Clio IV5541.1%181,2401.2%1830
20Audi A45341.0%259120.9%2219
21BMW X54610.9%1065190.5%38n/a
22Toyota Avanza4410.9%219460.9%2120
23Audi A34150.8%191,0381.0%20n/a
24Chevrolet Sonic4110.8%446260.6%2938
25Nissan Almera4090.8%595720.5%3447
26BMW 1 Series3800.7%228570.8%2322
27Renault Duster3500.7%346260.6%3052
28Toyota Land Cruiser PU3490.7%266970.7%2637
29Renault Sandero3450.7%356210.6%3124
30VW Amarok3400.7%276850.7%2725
31Ford Kuga3300.6%296650.6%28n/a
32Honda Brio2930.6%484960.5%4032
33Ford Ikon2870.6%1043470.3%55n/a
34Mazda32840.5%504820.5%42n/a
35Toyota RAV42700.5%237220.7%24n/a
36Chevrolet Cruze2680.5%305980.6%3223
37VW Tiguan2660.5%365320.5%3729
38Nissan Juke2490.5%424720.5%4427
39VW Jetta2470.5%285870.6%3328
40VW Caddy2470.5%534320.4%45n/a
41Nissan Micra2430.5%374960.5%4126
42Chevrolet Aveo2430.5%544260.4%4733
43Toyota Yaris2360.5%335370.5%3631
44Jeep Grand Cherokee2350.5%325440.5%3542
45Land Rover Discovery 42350.5%384770.5%4344
46Mazda BT-502290.4%613860.4%5243
47Ford Focus2080.4%454230.4%4821
48Mercedes E Class2030.4%414280.4%46n/a
49Nissan Navara1890.4%822860.3%6245
50Ford Ecosport1860.4%207110.7%2541
51Mercedes A Class1850.4%315020.5%39n/a
52Audi A11850.4%434070.4%4946
53VW T51740.3%404010.4%50n/a
54Jeep Compass1660.3%393970.4%5148
55Range Rover Sport1630.3%493630.3%53n/a
56Nissan Qashqai1630.3%553380.3%5634
57Audi Q51550.3%583240.3%5951
58Suzuki Swift1510.3%702840.3%63n/a
59Audi Q31450.3%473490.3%54n/a
60BMW X31400.3%523290.3%5750
61Opel Astra1350.3%662770.3%66n/a
62Toyota Prado1320.3%632840.3%64n/a
63Honda CR-V1310.3%513260.3%5840
64Mercedes M Class1280.2%602900.3%60n/a
65Mercedes B Class1260.2%722550.2%71n/a
66Mitsubishi ASX1250.2%642720.3%69n/a
67Range Rover Evoque1250.2%682620.2%7049
68Fiat Punto1240.2%772330.2%75n/a
69Suzuki Alto1230.2%622770.3%67n/a
70Mahindra Bolero1210.2%742440.2%73n/a
71Mahindra Scorpio1190.2%752410.2%74n/a
72Chevrolet Trailblazer1150.2%1141580.2%9535
73BMW 4 Series1140.2%562870.3%61n/a
74Peugeot 2081110.2%792110.2%78n/a
75Toyota Land Cruiser 2001100.2%672500.2%72n/a
76Mitsubishi Triton1100.2%862010.2%81n/a
77Jeep Wrangler1080.2%572800.3%65n/a
78Suzuki SX41080.2%871950.2%84n/a
79Ford Transit1070.2%842000.2%82n/a
80Tata Indica/Indigo1020.2%732270.2%7736
81Mitsubishi Pajero Sport1020.2%941770.2%90n/a
82Ford Everest1010.2%811980.2%83n/a
83Tata Xenon980.2%931790.2%89n/a
84Jaguar XF960.2%851880.2%85n/a
85Honda Jazz940.2%762090.2%7939
86Audi A5900.2%831860.2%86n/a
87Volvo V40860.2%881730.2%91n/a
88Nissan NV350840.2%n/a880.1%116n/a
89BMW 5 Series830.2%652280.2%76n/a
90Mini Countryman830.2%921660.2%92n/a
91Opel Corsa820.2%801800.2%88n/a
92BMW X1800.2%971500.1%96n/a
93Nissan X-Trail770.1%891620.2%93n/a
94Suzuki Jimny750.1%901590.2%94n/a
95Renault Fluence740.1%1081270.1%101n/a
96Nissan NV200700.1%692040.2%80n/a
97Subaru Forester680.1%1011330.1%99n/a
98Lexus ES670.1%1091170.1%104n/a
99Mercedes CLA610.1%462760.3%68n/a
100Nissan Sentra610.1%1221000.1%112n/a
101Fiat 500600.1%911430.1%97n/a
102Dodge Journey580.1%951320.1%100n/a
103Honda Civic560.1%981220.1%10353
104Chevrolet Captiva540.1%711840.2%87n/a
105Mini520.1%961240.1%102n/a
106Tata Super Ace520.1%1111020.1%111n/a
107Honda Ballade510.1%1031120.1%105n/a
108Renault Megane510.1%123890.1%114n/a
109Audi A6500.1%1071060.1%107n/a
110Mercedes Viano490.1%115920.1%113n/a
111Suzuki Grand Vitara480.1%n/a750.1%121n/a
112Porsche Cayenne480.1%n/a670.1%127n/a
113Mahindra XUV470.1%1001120.1%106n/a
114Mitsubishi Pajero470.1%1051060.1%109n/a
115Mercedes Vito470.1%118880.1%115n/a
116Tata Manza450.1%n/a580.1%133n/a
117Mercedes S Class420.1%1021060.1%108n/a
118Nissan Livina410.1%781430.1%98n/a
119Renault Koleos390.1%127740.1%123n/a
120Volvo XC60380.1%991040.1%110n/a
121VW Touareg380.1%120780.1%120n/a
122Land Rover Freelander 2370.1%113850.1%117n/a
123VW Touran360.1%n/a660.1%128n/a
124Range Rover340.1%110840.1%118n/a
125Toyota 86340.1%112840.1%119n/a
126Fiat Fiorino340.1%n/a640.1%129n/a
127Audi Q7330.1%116740.1%122n/a
128VW Beetle330.1%126690.1%125n/a
129Jeep Patriot300.1%124670.1%126n/a
130Peugeot 2008290.1%n/a300.0%151 –
131Lexus IS280.1%117690.1%124n/a
132JMC Carrying260.1%125630.1%131n/a
133VW Passat260.1%n/a580.1%132n/a
134Porsche 911260.1%n/a290.0%n/an/a
135Tata Telcoline/Worker250.0%n/a430.0%142n/a
136Land Rover Defender240.0%119640.1%130n/a
137BMW X6220.0%n/a480.0%140n/a
138Subaru XV220.0%n/a400.0%143n/a
139Toyota FJ Cruiser210.0%129540.1%135n/a
140VW Scirocco210.0%n/a510.0%137n/a
141Mazda2210.0%n/a380.0%145n/a
142Mercedes SLK210.0%n/a380.0%148n/a

Source: www.carmag.co.za, NAAMSA

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