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The South African new car market is down 0.2% year-on-year in March to 55,363 registrations, bringing the first Quarter total to 160,138 units, down 3% on 2013. The Toyota Hilux is more dominant than ever here with 3,415 sales and 6.2% share this month, over 1.5 percentage point above the #2, the VW Polo Vivo at 2,553 units and 4.6%. The Toyota Etios brilliantly climbs onto the South African podium for the 5th time since launch at #3 with 2,364 sales and 4.3%, its 2nd best monthly market share ever.
Other great performers this month in the country include the Renault Duster and Sandero both up 7 spots to #20 and #22 respectively, the Nissan NV350 up 59 to #29 and the BMW 2 Series landing at #73 with 124 sales for its first month in market.
Previous month: South Africa March 2014: Toyota Hilux reclaims leadership
One year ago: South Africa March 2013: Toyota Hilux reclaims throne
Full March 2014 Top 120 models and Top 34 brands Ranking Tables below.