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South Africa August 2015: VW Polo Vivo takes control in market down 8%

VW Polo Vivo South Africa August 2015. Picture courtesy of claremont.co.zaVW Polo Vivo

* See the Top 32 manufacturers and Top 224 models by clicking on the title *

The South African market is hit 8% year-on-year in August to 51.055 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total down 3% to 407.753 units. Toyota (-9%), VW Group (-2%) and Ford (-2%) continue to dominate the manufacturers ranking while GM/Isuzu (-10%) overtakes Hyundai-Kia (-18%). The VW Polo Vivo is the best-selling vehicle in the country for the first time since January thanks to 2.711 sales but remains #3 year-to-date at 19.561. The Ford Ranger edges past the Toyota Hilux (2.472 vs. 2.449) and reduces the gap to 154 units year-to-date, with the Hilux still in the lead. Notice also the Datsun GO valiant at #20, the Chevrolet Aveo up 12 spots on July to #22, the VW Up up 15 to #26, Renault Captur down two to #33, Honda HR-V up 12 to #38 and the Opel Mokka holding its own inside the South African Top 50 at #49.

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Full August 2015 Top 32 manufacturers and Top 224 models below.

South Africa August 2015 – manufacturers:

Note: The manufacturers ranking includes medium/heavy commercials, the models ranking doesn’t.

PosCarmakerAug-15%/14Jul2015%PosFY14
1Toyota9,93919.5%-9%179,23019.4%11
2Volkswagen Group8,47216.6%-2%263,67215.6%22
3Ford6,62213.0%-2%352,29012.8%33
4General Motors/Isuzu5,15510.1%-10%538,2339.4%55
5Hyundai-Kia5,0479.9%-18%440,0149.8%44
6Nissan4,0387.9%-3%632,7918.0%66
7Mercedes2,6765.2%-6%722,6885.6%77
8BMW Group1,7253.4%-37%917,0414.2%88
9Renault1,4002.7%-2%811,7012.9%99
10Mazda8331.6%n/a105,5271.4%1127
11Honda8171.6%-19%117,5961.9%1010
12Jaguar Land Rover6051.2%5%144,2121.0%1412
13Suzuki5421.1%14%124,2481.0%1313
14Chrysler5321.0%-28%134,8961.2%1211
15Volvo Trucks3680.7%88%153,0050.7%1524
16Mahindra2820.6%-16%182,1810.5%1816
17Mitsubishi2800.5%-40%192,6560.7%1614
18Tata2560.5%-7%172,1730.5%1915
19Great Wall2530.5%0%162,2540.6%1717
20Volvo Cars2310.5%0%201,8570.5%2021
21Scania1910.4%-9%221,4730.4%2223
22Peugeot-Citroen1780.3%-42%211,6960.4%2119
23Fiat Group1280.3%-56%231,1540.3%2420
24Man1230.2%-26%241,1610.3%2322
25Subaru1160.2%38%267710.2%2626
26Porsche1110.2%-10%251,1030.3%2528
27JMC620.1%63%276430.2%2829
28FAW Trucks560.1%8%285110.1%2930
29Iveco470.1%-44%297090.2%2725
30Powerstar370.1%-14%303550.1%3031
31Babcock240.0%-40%31880.0%3133
32Ferrari90.0%50%32650.0%3235

South Africa August 2015 – models:

Note: Hyundai-Kia, Jaguar Land Rover and Mercedes do not reveal model splits and therefore do not appear in this ranking.

PosModelAug-15%Jul2015%PosFY14
1VW Polo Vivo2,7115.3%219,5614.8%32
2Ford Ranger2,4724.8%322,7935.6%24
3Toyota Hilux2,4494.8%122,9475.6%11
4VW Polo2,3134.5%416,1394.0%43
5Toyota Corolla/Auris/Quest2,2154.3%514,9643.7%55
6Nissan NP2001,5653.1%712,3333.0%67
7Toyota Etios1,4172.8%611,2042.7%76
8Isuzu KB1,4002.7%810,3632.5%99
9Chevrolet Utility1,3012.5%910,7952.6%88
10Ford Fiesta1,2302.4%116,9551.7%1216
11Toyota Quantum1,1502.3%107,3451.8%1110
12Ford Ecosport1,0272.0%157,8881.9%1018
13Ford Figo8561.7%146,5591.6%1311
14Nissan NP300 Hardbody7861.5%125,6591.4%1619
15Toyota Fortuner7851.5%166,0731.5%1514
16BMW 3 Series6651.3%186,2091.5%1413
17Chevrolet Spark5941.2%264,1691.0%1915
18Renault Sandero5701.1%134,3591.1%1820
19VW Golf5481.1%194,7891.2%1717
20Datsun GO5031.0%173,9891.0%2068
21Toyota Avanza4700.9%213,3200.8%2222
22Chevrolet Aveo4670.9%342,1840.5%3329
23Renault Clio IV4070.8%272,9430.7%2421
24Audi A33990.8%223,1520.8%2323
25VW Amarok3780.7%352,4640.6%2931
26VW Up3610.7%412,0270.5%37
27Toyota Land Cruiser PU3350.7%282,8000.7%2532
28Ford Focus3300.6%252,2530.6%3039
29Toyota RAV43280.6%203,4960.9%2125
30Audi A43260.6%372,7220.7%2724
31Ford Kuga3240.6%242,7340.7%2628
32Chevrolet Cruze2740.5%361,5310.4%4437
33Renault Captur2620.5%311,3000.3%52
34Nissan Qashqai2450.5%382,1630.5%3430
35Opel Corsa2300.5%331,8360.5%3956
36Mazda32300.5%431,7140.4%4071
37Nissan X-Trail2290.4%292,2100.5%3164
38Honda HR-V2040.4%504120.1%107
39Mazda CX-52030.4%401,4660.4%48123
40Suzuki Swift2030.4%521,4550.4%4942
41Toyota Yaris1950.4%391,5820.4%4241
42VW Tiguan1930.4%451,9370.5%3834
43VW Jetta1920.4%302,1000.5%3536
44BMW 1 Series1790.4%322,2070.5%3226
45BMW 2 Series1730.3%621,4220.3%5094
46Land Rover Discovery 41730.3%651,1220.3%5752
47Nissan NV3501700.3%561,6800.4%4159
48Audi A11690.3%649590.2%6554
49Opel Mokka1660.3%461,0340.3%62
50Audi Q31640.3%551,0520.3%6062
51Mazda21640.3%499430.2%67140
52Honda Jazz1580.3%601,5430.4%4376
53Honda Brio1570.3%512,0810.5%3633
54Mitsubishi ASX1460.3%798900.2%7178
55Honda Ballade1400.3%931,5100.4%4657
56Jeep Grand Cherokee1250.2%441,2750.3%5344
57Ford Ikon1240.2%531,4790.4%4735
58Mini1200.2%661,0900.3%5884
59BMW 4 Series1190.2%591,5170.4%4555
60BMW X51180.2%571,1900.3%5453
61Suzuki Jimny1170.2%737460.2%7895
62VW T51100.2%541,1620.3%5651
63Toyota Prado1090.2%631,1750.3%5560
64Dodge Journey1080.2%1235170.1%9199
65VW Caddy1070.2%421,4150.3%5149
66Range Rover Sport1050.2%758120.2%7575
67Mahindra Bolero1040.2%746230.2%8488
68Land Rover Discovery Sport1020.2%785120.1%93
69BMW X31000.2%709330.2%6863
70Nissan Almera1000.2%1029310.2%6940
71Chevrolet Captiva1000.2%719040.2%7058
72Mahindra Scorpio950.2%837930.2%7779
73Mazda BT-50920.2%619490.2%6645
74Nissan NV200880.2%854720.1%9992
75Range Rover Evoque860.2%698170.2%7467
76Renault Duster850.2%232,6510.7%2827
77Opel Adam850.2%771,0450.3%61209
78Honda CR-V820.2%761,0580.3%5950
79Jeep Wrangler820.2%917940.2%7670
80Audi Q5800.2%678330.2%7369
81Jeep Cherokee780.2%725650.1%89108
82Nissan Juke770.2%995140.1%9248
83Suzuki Ertiga770.2%1205060.1%95122
84Suzuki Celerio750.1%487210.2%80
85Volvo V40740.1%589610.2%6474
86Nissan Micra700.1%686490.2%8347
87Chevrolet Trailblazer680.1%876150.2%8665
88Toyota Land Cruiser SW670.1%817360.2%7980
89Renault Megane670.1%893170.1%115103
90Honda Mobilio650.1%1086550.2%82143
91BMW X4640.1%926150.2%85139
92Chevrolet Sonic620.1%475740.1%8843
93Fiat 500620.1%1014180.1%10686
94Audi A5610.1%845820.1%8783
95Ford Transit600.1%807040.2%8185
96Jeep Compass580.1%959640.2%6346
97Nissan Hardbody580.1%825360.1%90109
98Mahindra XUV570.1%1114280.1%104101
99Jeep Renegade560.1%865000.1%96
100Volvo S60560.1%1372950.1%118114
101Tata Super Ace550.1%974330.1%103105
102Porsche Cayenne550.1%1124190.1%105127
103Nissan Navara540.1%908890.2%7282
104Volvo XC60540.1%1343960.1%108107
105Ford Tourneo Connect520.1%1102780.1%121
106Subaru Forester510.1%1063870.1%111106
107Jaguar XE480.1%147670.0%183
108Peugeot 208470.1%1004840.1%9893
109BMW 5 Series460.1%945070.1%9489
110Land Rover Defender440.1%1172550.1%124125
111Ford Fusion430.1%1032700.1%122
112Infiniti Q50410.1%1322480.1%126166
113Audi TT400.1%1243470.1%112185
114VW Golf Sportsvan400.1%883210.1%113
115Tata Xenon380.1%1442830.1%119104
116Lexus NX380.1%962000.0%133
117BMW X6360.1%1044550.1%100162
118Mitsubishi Mirage360.1%1054380.1%102102
119VW Touareg360.1%983940.1%109118
120Mitsubishi Pajero Sport360.1%1483200.1%11497
121Mini Countryman360.1%1132960.1%117113
122Audi A6350.1%1432820.1%120117
123Ford Transit Connect350.1%1361630.0%143
124Opel Astra320.1%1193890.1%11072
125Audi Q7320.1%1451770.0%137128
126Mazda5300.1%1391130.0%159168
127Mitsubishi Pajero290.1%1094480.1%101116
128Range Rover260.1%1221990.0%134144
129Nissan Sentra260.1%1071680.0%14096
130Fiat 500X260.1%142880.0%167
131Citroen C4 Cactus250.0%1381580.0%145
132Lexus ES250.0%1651530.0%146120
133Porsche 911240.0%1332170.1%128188
134Subaru XV240.0%1311950.0%135145
135Tata Telcoline/Worker240.0%1591710.0%139147
136Volvo XC90240.0%151940.0%165197
137Subaru WRX240.0%169630.0%187181
138Mitsubishi Triton220.0%1215000.1%9791
139Tata B-Line220.0%1181860.0%136219
140VW Scirocco220.0%1701440.0%150169
141Suzuki Grand Vitara210.0%1831100.0%161137
142Peugeot 2008180.0%1291680.0%141155
143Tata Indica Vista180.0%1161500.0%148196
144Suzuki SX4170.0%1302990.1%116111
145VW Beetle170.0%1661210.0%156142
146Citroen DS5170.0%390.0%210228
147BMW X1160.0%1562000.0%132115
148JMC Boarding150.0%1282050.1%131163
149Suzuki Ciaz150.0%1151400.0%152
150Subaru Outback150.0%1611160.0%158176
151Volvo V60150.0%198390.0%212214
152Mazda6140.0%1272130.1%129216
153Porsche Macan130.0%1262570.1%123134
154VW CC130.0%1411510.0%147136
155BMW i8130.0%174800.0%171
156Porsche Cayman/Boxster120.0%1641610.0%144178
157Toyota FJ Cruiser120.0%1531400.0%153157
158Jaguar F-Type120.0%1601260.0%154153
159Toyota 86120.0%1461260.0%155130
160Chrysler 300C120.0%187880.0%166182
161Changan Star120.0%149810.0%170
162Citroen C4 Aircross120.0%191770.0%176206
163Suzuki Splash110.0%1552060.1%130174
164VW Touran110.0%1571430.0%151141
165BMW 6 Series110.0%1631110.0%160152
166Peugeot 308110.0%1711040.0%162236
167Mahindra Xylo110.0%173820.0%169177
168BMW 7 Series110.0%154580.0%190179
169Mitsubishi Outlander110.0%168580.0%191194
170Nissan Patrol PU110.0%193490.0%196213
171Honda Civic100.0%1502510.1%12598
172Citroen C1100.0%1251770.0%138156
173Fiat Fiorino100.0%1351480.0%149135
174Chrysler Voyager100.0%189960.0%164154
175JMC Carrying90.0%1141670.0%142149
176Lexus IS90.0%1581190.0%157133
177Audi A790.0%177710.0%180190
178Renault Kangoo90.0%210430.0%203192
179Mini Paceman90.0%204340.0%215186
180Jaguar XF80.0%1522340.1%127112
181Mahindra Genio80.0%172830.0%168171
182Volvo XC7080.0%192720.0%179262
183Citroen DS380.0%162640.0%184172
184Peugeot Partner70.0%184590.0%189201
185Porsche Panamera70.0%179490.0%197189
186Peugeot 300870.0%186420.0%205183
187Lexus RC-F70.0%70.0%246
188Chevrolet Orlando60.0%167800.0%172165
189Infiniti QX7060.0%188780.0%175193
190Fiat Doblo60.0%207480.0%199167
191Audi A860.0%180410.0%206195
192Citroen C4 Picasso60.0%223170.0%230227
193Suzuki Gypsy60.0%140.0%231212
194JMC Vigus50.0%185470.0%200245
195BMW Z450.0%211270.0%220204
196BMW i340.0%175700.0%181
197Lexus LX40.0%200590.0%188184
198Lexus RX40.0%201510.0%194164
199Jeep Patriot30.0%218970.0%163124
200Fiat Qubo30.0%219760.0%177191
201Ssangyong Korando30.0%199740.0%178203
202Toyota Innova30.0%490.0%198207
203Infiniti QX8030.0%194400.0%208
204Fiat 500L30.0%209380.0%213129
205Mahindra Quanto30.0%203340.0%214187
206Tata Manza30.0%196300.0%217198
207Landwind X530.0%23140.0%257
208Peugeot 10720.0%640.0%185100
209Nissan Leaf20.0%195290.0%219252
210Ferrari 458 Speciale20.0%222250.0%222237
211Lexus GS20.0%213220.0%225200
212Lexus CT20.0%225100.0%236229
213Subaru Legacy20.0%216100.0%238263
214Nissan 370Z20.0%70.0%247251
215Honda Accord10.0%190780.0%174158
216Fiat Ducato10.0%220630.0%186234
217Nissan Pathfinder10.0%470.0%201146
218Citroen DS410.0%208420.0%204222
219Jaguar XJ10.0%202390.0%211218
220Audi R810.0%214200.0%226232
221Nissan Patrol SW10.0%120.0%233241
222Ssangyong Rexton10.0%110.0%234248
223Peugeot RCZ10.0%90.0%240243
224Ferrari 458 Italia10.0%30.0%262258

Source: NAAMSA

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