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The South African new car market recedes by 4% in June to 50.251 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 302.619 units, now down 2% on 2014. In the manufacturers ranking, Toyota keeps the lead with a comfortable margin at 19.3% share while Ford (14.2%) overtakes Volkswagen (13.9%) and General Motors/Isuzu (10%), Hyundai-Kia (8.1%), Nissan (8%), Mercedes (6.7%), BMW (4.5%) and Renault (4%) hold onto their May ranking. Model-wise, the Ford Ranger manages to stay in pole position and above its archenemy the Toyota Hilux both in June at 3.019 sales and 6% share vs. 2.912 and 5.8% and year-to-date at 17.703 and 5.8% vs. 16.952 and 5.6%.
The VW Polo Vivo, Nissan NP200 and Toyota Corolla overtake the VW Polo, the Toyota Fortuner is up 9 spots on May to #9, the Ford Fiesta up to #10, the Renault Sandero up 6 to #16 and the Ford Focus up 9 to #19 but the Datsun GO is down 9 to #32. Among recent launches, the Renault Captur slips down 11 ranks from its inaugural month in May to #31, the Opel Mokka is down 3 to sign a second consecutive month inside the SA Top 50 at #44 and we welcome the Fiat 500X (#115) and Honda HR-V (#127) in the sales charts this month. Notice also the Volvo XC90 back in the ranking at #105 thanks to the new generation and the Citroen C4 Cactus up 19 spots to #111.
Full June 2015 Top 35 manufacturers and Top 229 All-models below.