The VW Polo Vivo misses out on the Namibian passenger car crown for just 10 units.
We can now share with you 2018 data for Namibia including brands volumes for the first time, thanks to our partnership with Lightstone and NAAMSA. Toyota is way above the competition with over 5.000 sales for the year vs. just 1.750 for Volkswagen at #2, with Nissan also above the 1.000 mark on the podium. If the Top 5 is unchanged on 2017 with Ford and Isuzu, Great Wall makes a very impressive reappearance inside the Top 10 directly at #6 while Mahindra comes up to #9. Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux (+4.4%) sells almost four times better than the #2-ranked Nissan NP300/Hardbody (-1%) while the Toyota Fortuner (-20.5%) and VW Polo Vivo (+23%) knock the Ford Ranger (-33.6%) down two spots to #5. The Toyota Land Cruiser PU remains strong at #7 while the Isuzu KB and Nissan NP200 make it 6 pickups in the 2018 Top 9. There are 5 Toyotas and 4 Volkswagens among the Top 10 passenger cars, with the VW Polo Vivo (+23%) coming short off toppling the Toyota Fortuner (-20.5%) by just 10 units. The VW Tiguan is up to #7, the VW Jetta remains at #9 and the Ford Everest breaks into the Top 10.
Full Year 2018 Top 10 brands, light vehicles and passenger cars vs. Full Year 2017 figures below.