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South Africa February 2019: Toyota, Renault resist in market down 7.1%

The new generation Toyota RAV4 has landed in South Africa.

The South African new vehicle market drops -6.7% year-on-year in February to 43.251 registrations, meaning the year-to-date tally is now down -7.1% to 85.606 units. Toyota (+1.4%), the VW Group (+0.1%) and Nissan (-1.3%) buck the negative trend to top the manufacturers ranking as does Renault (+12.9%) posting a fantastic double-digit gain at #6, but Ford (-20.6%), Mercedes (-17.8%), Hyundai-Kia (-17.3%) and the BMW Group (-12.3%) are in great difficulty in the remainder of the Top 10. Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux (+4%), VW Polo Vivo (+29.5%) and Ford Ranger (+14.4%) dominate with gains, distancing the VW Polo (-28.5%) and Nissan NP200 (+18.3%). The Renault Kwid (+83.7%), Isuzu D-Max (#9), VW Amarok (+205.6%) and Toyota RAV4 (+75.7%) shine.

Previous month: South Africa January 2019: Toyota Hilux threatened by new generation VW Polo

One year ago: South Africa February 2018: Toyota Hilux and VW Polo top market down 3.8%

Full February 2018 Top 35 All-manufacturers and Top 245 All-models below.

South Africa February 2019 – manufacturers:

PosCarmakerFeb-19%/18Jan2019%/18PosFY18
1Toyota10,41224.1%1.4%121,66625.3%-2.2%11
2Volkswagen Group7,52917.4%0.1%214,84717.3%1.8%22
3Nissan4,71510.9%-1.3%58,62510.1%-6.0%44
4Ford4,48710.4%-20.6%38,96010.5%-14.9%33
5Hyundai-Kia3,8919.0%-17.3%47,9529.3%-13.6%55
6Renault1,9864.6%12.9%73,4334.0%-6.9%66
7Mercedes1,7364.0%-17.8%63,3463.9%-14.4%77
8Isuzu1,4893.4%-1.5%82,8483.3%-3.0%88
9BMW Group1,1932.8%-12.3%102,2202.6%-31.0%109
10Mazda1,1692.7%-6.9%92,4372.8%-5.5%910
11Suzuki1,0392.4%-11.9%112,0502.4%-1.0%1111
12Mahindra5561.3%17.8%121,2001.4%22.8%1213
13Honda4761.1%-37.5%131,0341.2%-27.2%1312
14Volvo Trucks3820.9%4.1%156540.8%8.1%1515
15Jaguar Land Rover3420.8%-33.1%147330.9%-24.6%1414
16Man2150.5%56.9%203510.4%32.0%1920
17Volvo Cars1820.4%73.3%193630.4%54.5%1817
18Great Wall Motors1560.4%-40.2%173830.4%-30.4%1719
19Mitsubishi1560.4%3.3%222820.3%-17.3%2122
20Opel1540.4%-33.3%164010.5%-10.3%1616
21Fiat Chrysler Group1400.3%-19.1%183280.4%0.6%2021
22Porsche1300.3%42.9%232270.3%19.5%2225
23Scania1250.3%-26.5%242180.3%-24.8%2418
24Iveco950.2%2.2%271560.2%-8.2%2624
25Subaru910.2%-9.9%212220.3%43.2%2328
26Tata900.2%-48.3%251650.2%-51.9%2523
27FAW Trucks770.2%-15.4%261390.2%-10.3%2727
28Peugeot-Citroen620.1%-55.4%29900.1%-66.2%2926
29JMC550.1%-1.8%281110.1%-8.3%2829
30Powerstar500.1%47.1%30670.1%4.7%3030
31Babcock370.1%76.2%31510.1%45.7%3131
32VECV South Africa110.0%450.0%32240.0%166.7%3232
33Lamborghini100.0%n/a35150.0%n/a33 –
34Bentley80.0%60.0%33140.0%27.3%3433
35Maserati50.0%-58.3%3680.0%-61.9%3534

South Africa February 2019 – models:

PosModelFeb-19%/18Jan2019%/18PosFY18
1Toyota Hilux3,5048.1%4.0%16,2987.4%3.9%11
2VW Polo Vivo2,6926.2%29.5%35,1536.0%3.6%24
3Ford Ranger2,5786.0%14.4%54,7725.6%5.5%32
4VW Polo2,0364.7%-28.5%24,5485.3%17.4%43
5Nissan NP2001,9994.6%18.3%63,4824.1%6.3%65
6Toyota Quantum1,4783.4%8.6%72,7593.2%9.5%77
7Toyota Corolla/Auris/Quest1,3513.1%3.8%43,5534.2%1.6%56
8Renault Kwid1,0692.5%83.7%201,5881.9%27.4%1112
9Isuzu D-Max9912.3%new101,8122.1%new972
10Toyota Fortuner9502.2%-5.6%81,9502.3%-16.1%89
11Hyundai Grand i109012.1%-10.6%91,7682.1%-17.5%1010
12Nissan NP300 Hardbody8331.9%-6.0%191,3621.6%-8.2%1215
13Toyota Etios6601.5%-33.3%121,3581.6%-45.9%1311
14Hyundai i205421.3%9.9%111,2571.5%55.2%1423
15Datsun GO5291.2%-10.5%181,0891.3%0.8%1821
16VW Tiguan5161.2%3.6%239641.1%3.0%2017
17VW Amarok4951.1%205.6%417260.8%98.9%2742
18Ford Figo4931.1%-36.4%151,1621.4%-16.6%1516
19Kia Picanto4831.1%-29.6%161,0951.3%-26.0%1713
20Suzuki Swift4801.1%-2.6%219591.1%12.0%2133
21Ford Everest4711.1%19.8%278421.0%15.5%2329
22Ford Ecosport4561.1%-44.0%141,1351.3%-23.0%1626
23Mercedes C Class4020.9%-32.1%307520.9%-30.0%2620
24Mazda CX-54010.9%10.5%258090.9%9.3%2430
25Toyota Yaris3800.9%-31.8%131,0731.3%67.1%1914
26Toyota Avanza3700.9%-5.4%179481.1%-11.5%2224
27Nissan Micra3600.8%14.3%495520.6%-22.3%3834
28Audi A33530.8%41.2%455600.7%29.9%3743
29Ford Fiesta3390.8%-40.7%326370.7%-42.8%3118
30Toyota RAV43320.8%75.7%228080.9%-23.8%2519
31Renault Sandero3320.8%36.6%336250.7%10.0%3225
32VW Golf3210.7%-28.8%375800.7%-53.8%3631
33Mazda CX-33090.7%-7.2%296720.8%-4.7%2936
34Kia Rio3050.7%-30.4%316210.7%-31.5%3335
35Hyundai H100 Bakkie2970.7%16.0%345800.7%26.9%3540
36BMW 3 Series2970.7%-41.3%584350.5%-65.8%4522
37Hyundai Creta2750.6%-37.9%395130.6%-37.7%4028
38Hyundai Tucson2730.6%-39.3%424980.6%-41.4%4137
39Toyota Rush2550.6%new246800.8%new2855
40Nissan Almera2530.6%-26.5%266580.8%-12.0%3032
41Mahindra Scorpio2430.6%0.8%355250.6%8.0%3944
42Toyota Land Cruiser PU2240.5%-36.2%285880.7%-24.3%3438
43Mercedes A Class2230.5%13.8%533920.5%22.5%5166
44Mazda22220.5%-3.9%384710.6%-7.6%4247
45VW Up2220.5%109.4%484190.5%7.7%4657
46Mazda32190.5%-9.9%444350.5%-11.4%4441
47VW Caddy2160.5%-10.7%474150.5%-3.7%4748
48Hyundai Accent2010.5%34.0%643190.4%-26.3%5658
49Nissan X-Trail1970.5%-30.6%563410.4%-46.5%5339
50Isuzu KB1950.5%-84.0%364660.5%-80.7%438
51Renault Clio IV1940.4%-59.8%463940.5%-62.2%5027
52Renault Duster1860.4%-13.1%434060.5%10.3%4946
53Nissan Qashqai1750.4%-37.1%523460.4%-22.8%5245
54Audi Q51730.4%47.9%404110.5%81.9%4889
55BMW X31560.4%16.4%602870.3%2.9%5854
56Mahindra KUV1001530.4%292.3%543210.4%194.5%5597
57Great Wall Steed1450.3%-18.5%503370.4%-6.9%5460
58Suzuki Celerio1330.3%-2.9%852160.3%-10.0%6774
59Audi A41330.3%17.7%862140.2%-11.9%6865
60Mercedes GLC1300.3%-52.9%572730.3%-43.4%6052
61BMW X51300.3%46.1%1031920.2%-11.5%7891
62Toyota Dyna1220.3%25.8%842080.2%32.5%7185
63Toyota C-HR1200.3%-14.9%512980.3%-17.0%5751
64Suzuki Ignis1200.3%-43.7%672350.3%-39.3%6453
65Renault Captur1180.3%-49.4%622400.3%-43.3%6359
66Mercedes CLA1150.3%-33.5%871960.2%-31.0%7775
67VW Transporter1140.3%-38.4%612430.3%-29.6%6249
68Honda BR-V1130.3%-8.9%792080.2%4.0%7062
69Kia Sportage1110.3%-45.0%552760.3%-25.4%5950
70Toyota Prado1110.3%-5.9%592450.3%-20.7%6177
71Nissan Navara1110.3%-14.0%702240.3%-2.2%6556
72Mercedes GLA1100.3%-4.3%752080.2%1.0%6973
73Hyundai H11060.2%-17.2%692200.3%33.3%6667
74Kia K27001050.2%-2.8%772010.2%46.7%7490
75Mini1050.2%19.3%782010.2%16.2%7581
76Toyota Land Cruiser SW1040.2%1055.6%1961100.1%423.8%105198
77Hyundai Kona940.2%new721960.2%new76144
78Suzuki Dzire930.2%new1381210.1%new99142
79Honda Jazz900.2%-43.8%652060.2%-20.5%7268
80Nissan Hardbody890.2%456.3%811810.2%254.9%8070
81Ford Kuga830.2%-11.7%632020.2%15.4%7378
82Volvo XC60820.2%1071.4%1001480.2%886.7%88107
83Range Rover Sport810.2%131.4%821720.2%244.0%8193
84BMW X1790.2%14.5%711860.2%-8.4%7971
85Honda HR-V790.2%-29.5%991460.2%-26.6%8987
86Mercedes X Class760.2%2433.3%1051370.2%4466.7%91127
87Mercedes V-Class750.2%-10.7%921480.2%-0.7%8799
88Audi A5730.2%78.0%1081280.1%64.1%97112
89BMW X4720.2%414.3%831620.2%285.7%84145
90Toyota Aygo690.2%-20.7%761660.2%-47.8%8386
91Honda CR-V680.2%2166.7%1061280.1%64.1%9696
92Datsun GO+670.2%-24.7%731690.2%-11.1%8269
93Hyundai Elantra670.2%-59.9%881450.2%-47.5%9076
94Suzuki Vitara670.2%52.3%156830.1%-4.6%119121
95Opel Corsa600.1%-31.8%951310.2%-25.1%9484
96Mahindra Bolero590.1%-4.8%981280.1%-2.3%95104
97Porsche Cayenne590.1%96.7%1171040.1%85.7%106126
98BMW X2560.1%3.7%121990.1%83.3%108141
99Land Rover Discovery Sport550.1%-39.6%139830.1%-56.5%118113
100Mitsubishi Eclipse cross540.1%new –540.1%new141 –
101BMW 4 Series520.1%-27.8%901270.1%-5.2%98101
102Jaguar E-Pace500.1%56.3%961200.1%224.3%102108
103Suzuki Super Carry500.1%2400.0%120940.1%4600.0%113150
104Renault Koleos490.1%new132840.1%new117 –
105Suzuki Baleno480.1%-64.2%741500.2%-23.5%8694
106VW Jetta480.1%-41.5%941200.1%-62.7%10164
107Honda Amaze460.1%new681610.2%new85184
108Land Rover Discovery460.1%-39.5%911200.1%-29.8%100105
109BMW 2 Series460.1%-31.3%1011110.1%-40.3%10488
110Lexus UX460.1%new –460.1%new151 –
111Mercedes GLE450.1%-68.3%109980.1%-64.0%11079
112Honda Ballade440.1%-57.7%115900.1%-70.4%11495
113Mitsubishi Pajero Sport440.1%25.7%127810.1%1.3%122123
114Range Rover Velar430.1%-51.1%133780.1%-58.3%128114
115Subaru Forester400.1%29.0%801330.2%280.0%92146
116BMW 5 Series400.1%66.7%931130.1%-19.9%103100
117Mini Countryman400.1%-31.0%123800.1%-35.5%125116
118Ford Tourneo Connect/Custom400.1%n/a –400.0%n/a159223
119Volvo V40390.1%0.0%113870.1%-21.6%115118
120Porsche Macan390.1%1200.0%154570.1%235.3%137203
121Mercedes E Class380.1%-34.5%124780.1%-44.7%12798
122Audi Q2370.1%2.8%118820.1%12.3%121128
123Mahindra XUV360.1%-21.7%104980.1%6.5%109124
124Renault Megane360.1%1700.0%116820.1%256.5%120171
125Nissan NV350350.1%-48.5%107940.1%-38.6%11282
126Fiat 500350.1%12.9%110850.1%7.6%116153
127Nissan Juke350.1%12.9%137640.1%4.9%133137
128Mercedes Vito340.1%-26.1%102970.1%18.3%111122
129Peugeot 3008330.1%6.5%197390.0%-51.9%162140
130Opel Crossland X320.1%28.0%971020.1%308.0%107117
131Hyundai Santa Fe320.1%n/a114800.1%n/a124169
132Kia K2500320.1%0.0%151560.1%-45.6%139147
133Isuzu MU-X310.1%new126690.1%new130106
134Volvo XC90290.1%-34.1%111790.1%2.6%126135
135Mahindra TUV290.1%-34.1%134610.1%-29.1%134129
136BMW X6290.1%61.1%165420.0%35.5%153170
137Volvo XC40290.1%new172400.0%new158111
138Mini Clubman270.1%12.5%128640.1%52.4%132152
139Honda Brio260.1%-80.7%112760.1%-67.5%12983
140Kia Sedona260.1%188.9%141530.1%65.6%143174
141Range Rover Evoque260.1%-58.7%142530.1%-56.9%144125
142Mitsubishi Triton250.1%-21.9%146510.1%-30.1%146133
143Mahindra Genio250.1%8.7%160400.0%0.0%157176
144Subaru XV240.1%-35.1%135560.1%-30.0%138131
145Opel Mokka X240.1%-53.8%147500.1%-57.3%148130
146Lexus ES240.1%140.0%155410.0%86.4%155186
147Jeep Grand Cherokee230.1%-14.8%119680.1%6.3%131159
148VW Touareg230.1%130.0%136540.1%200.0%140154
149Nissan NV200230.1%-32.4%143500.1%-35.9%147134
150BMW 1 Series220.1%-79.4%129580.1%-77.2%13561
151Jaguar F-Pace220.1%-57.7%148480.1%-53.4%150143
152BMW 8 series220.1%new –220.0%new179 –
153Lexus NX210.0%-27.6%157370.0%-27.5%165156
154Mitsubishi Pajero200.0%-35.5%163340.0%-50.0%167164
155Suzuki Ciaz200.0%5.3%166330.0%-8.3%168139
156Subaru WRX200.0%400.0%226220.0%214.3%178222
157Kia Sorento190.0%216.7%153390.0%143.8%161175
158Ford Mustang180.0%-69.5%125570.1%-50.4%136103
159VW Arteon180.0%new152390.0%new160165
160Fiat Fullback180.0%-52.6%158340.0%-43.3%166161
161Opel Astra170.0%-68.5%130530.1%-48.5%142138
162Porsche 911170.0%-50.0%144440.1%-40.5%152136
163Changan Star Van/Pickup170.0%1600.0%173280.0%250.0%169185
164Smart Forfour170.0%88.9%174280.0%47.4%170173
165Suzuki Jimny160.0%-82.6%661320.2%-22.8%9392
166Opel Grandland X160.0%new131520.1%new145151
167Mazda BT-50160.0%-80.7%150410.0%-68.2%154119
168Peugeot 208150.0%-79.7%184230.0%-81.0%176148
169Audi Q3130.0%-79.7%145400.0%-69.5%156110
170Fiat Fiorino130.0%-75.5%207170.0%-76.7%187157
171Audi Q7120.0%-14.3%161270.0%-27.0%172167
172Lexus LX120.0%-25.0%167250.0%-35.9%174172
173Landwind X5120.0%33.3%168240.0%-7.7%175177
174Lexus RX120.0%33.3%191190.0%-20.8%183187
175Great Wall M4110.0%-84.1%149370.0%-77.3%164120
176Mahindra Thar110.0%-21.4%159270.0%-3.6%171178
177Range Rover110.0%-72.5%162260.0%-43.5%173160
178Toyota FJ Cruiser110.0%22.2%175220.0%-12.0%177194
179Volvo S90110.0%266.7%227130.0%-7.1%196202
180Fiat Tipo100.0%-9.1%176200.0%-20.0%180182
181Honda Civic100.0%-37.5%178190.0%-52.5%182163
182BMW 7 Series100.0%-23.1%198160.0%-46.7%189183
183Jeep Wrangler100.0%-44.4%199160.0%-68.0%190162
184Lamborghini100.0%n/a201150.0%n/a192 –
185Mercedes G Class90.0%-25.0%140370.0%48.0%163199
186JMC Carrying90.0%-43.8%185170.0%-22.7%186188
187Porsche Panamera90.0%12.5%228110.0%-35.3%204192
188Mitsubishi ASX80.0%-83.3%122490.1%-56.6%149132
189Mercedes S Class70.0%-30.0%179160.0%-33.3%188210
190BMW i370.0%-58.8%202120.0%-36.8%200214
191Fiat Doblo70.0%0.0%203120.0%-7.7%201229
192Subaru Outback70.0%-74.1%208110.0%-59.3%203195
193Nissan Patrol SW70.0%-58.8%23180.0%-68.0%216213
194Mercedes GLS60.0%-40.0%169180.0%-37.9%184189
195Porsche Cayman/Boxster60.0%-62.5%204110.0%-57.7%202158
196Suzuki Ertiga50.0%-88.1%164190.0%-77.6%181115
197Fiat 500X50.0%-37.5%170170.0%0.0%185206
198Peugeot 200850.0%-83.3%177150.0%-73.2%191155
199Mitsubishi Outlander50.0%0.0%186130.0%85.7%194200
200Opel Adam50.0%-58.3%187130.0%-51.9%195168
201Jaguar F-Type50.0%-66.7%192120.0%-57.1%199201
202Jeep Renegade50.0%-80.8%21780.0%-87.7%214166
203Maserati Levante50.0%-16.7%21880.0%-27.3%215216
204Suzuki Grand Vitara50.0%150.0%23260.0%0.0%224225
205Ford Transit40.0%-96.3%89800.1%-55.6%123109
206Lexus IS40.0%100.0%20590.0%12.5%212215
207Audi A630.0%-70.0%180120.0%-42.9%197193
208BMW 6 Series30.0%-25.0%181120.0%20.0%198211
209Abarth 59530.0%50.0%20680.0%100.0%213251
210Alfa Romeo Giulietta30.0%-50.0%20970.0%-30.0%218230
211Audi R830.0%n/a21070.0%75.0%219238
212Mercedes AMG GT30.0%-62.5%21170.0%-66.7%220220
213Peugeot Partner30.0%n/a22950.0%150.0%229232
214Volvo S6030.0%-62.5% –30.0%-72.7%238219
215Audi A120.0%-98.6%171140.0%-94.8%19380
216Fiat Panda20.0%100.0%188100.0%-16.7%205204
217Jaguar XF20.0%-77.8%189100.0%-47.4%206205
218Ford Focus20.0%-99.6%19390.0%-98.8%21063
219Mazda MX-520.0%-33.3%19490.0%125.0%211224
220Alfa Romeo Stelvio20.0%-75.0%21260.0%-53.8%222228
221Mercedes B Class20.0%-81.8%21360.0%-71.4%223190
222Jeep Cherokee20.0%-75.0%21950.0%-68.8%227227
223JMC Vigus20.0%-50.0%22050.0%-54.5%228212
224Audi A720.0%0.0%23330.0%50.0%236253
225Volvo V9020.0%-33.3%23430.0%-40.0%237242
226Peugeot 30820.0%n/a –20.0%n/a244236
227Suzuki Gypsy20.0%100.0% –20.0%-50.0%245241
228Toyota Prius20.0%n/a –20.0%100.0%246279
229Renault Kangoo10.0%-50.0%19090.0%0.0%209226
230Renault Trafic10.0%0.0%21450.0%150.0%225256
231VW Passat10.0%-94.1%21550.0%-91.7%226180
232Mercedes SLC10.0%-75.0%22140.0%-60.0%231240
233Jaguar XJ10.0%0.0%23520.0%0.0%240275
234Lexus RC10.0%-75.0%23620.0%-50.0%241255
235Nissan 370Z10.0%-50.0%23720.0%-33.3%242244
236Nissan GT-R10.0%-80.0%23820.0%-66.7%243258
237Alfa Romeo 4C10.0%0.0% –10.0%-66.7%254265
238Audi A810.0%n/a –10.0%0.0%255264
239Jeep Compass10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a256252
240Kia Stinger10.0%new –10.0%new257249
241Lexus LS10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a258273
242Mercedes CLS10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a259260
243Mercedes Maybach S-Class10.0%0.0% –10.0%-50.0%260266

Source: NAAMSA, Lightstone

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