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South Africa February 2020: Renault (+12.3%), Suzuki (+63.2%), Kia (+27.1%) shine in market down -0.8%

The Renault Triber breaks into the South African Top 25.

New vehicle sales in South Africa edge down -0.8% on a revised February 2019 figure to 43.485 units, leading to a year-to-date tally down -3.5% to 83.719. Brand leader Toyota (-10%) falls heavily but easily remains the most popular carmaker in the country at 21.6% share just as the Volkswagen Group (+1.9%) defies the market to 17.6% share. Ford (-2.5%) contains its loss in third place but Nissan (-25.9%) freefalls. Suzuki (+63.2%), Kia (+27.1%) and Renault (+12.3%) all post fantastic gains in the remainder of the Top 10 with Mercedes (+5.5%), Hyundai (+4.2%) and Isuzu (+3.8%).

Model-wise, the Toyota HIlux (-17.4%) resumes its domination depite a steep fall, distancing the VW Polo Vivo (-10.2%) and Polo (+32.1%) with the Ford Ranger (-27.2%) and Isuzu D-Max (+34.5%) rounding out the Top 5. The Toyota Hiace (#6) tops recent launches above the Haval H2 (#19) repeating in the Top 20, the VW T-Cross (#23), the Renault Triber (#24) up 134 spots on its inaugural month, the Hyundai Venue (#26), Kia Seltos (#28) and Haval H1 (#35).

Previous month: South Africa January 2020: VW Polo Vivo snaps first lead in two years, Haval H2 in Top 20

One year ago: South Africa February 2019: Toyota, Renault resist in market down -7.1%

Full February 2020 Top 38 All-manufacturers and Top 255 All-models below.

South Africa February 2020 – manufacturers:

PosCarmakerFeb-20%/19Jan2020%/19PosFY19
1Toyota9,37421.6%-10.0%117,60821.0%-18.7%11
2Volkswagen Group7,67417.6%1.9%215,61818.7%5.2%22
3Ford4,37510.1%-2.5%38,52210.2%-4.9%33
4Nissan3,4938.0%-25.9%46,3877.6%-25.9%44
5Hyundai2,9266.7%4.2%55,7756.9%3.0%55
6Renault2,2315.1%12.3%64,7135.6%37.3%66
7Mercedes1,8314.2%5.5%83,2453.9%-3.0%87
8Suzuki1,6963.9%63.2%73,3284.0%62.3%710
9Isuzu1,5453.6%3.8%122,3652.8%-17.0%108
10Kia1,3753.2%27.1%92,7333.3%16.5%99
11BMW Group1,0592.4%-11.2%131,8432.2%-17.0%1211
12Haval9152.1%new111,8252.2%new1313
13Mazda8852.0%-24.3%101,8722.2%-23.2%1112
14Mahindra7671.8%37.9%141,5031.8%25.3%1414
15Honda5231.2%9.9%151,0571.3%2.2%1515
16Volvo Trucks4171.0%9.2%177000.8%7.0%1616
17Jaguar Land Rover3090.7%-9.6%166580.8%-10.2%1717
18Peugeot-Citroen2580.6%316.1%194530.5%403.3%1926
19Fiat Chrysler Group2560.6%82.9%185100.6%55.5%1820
20Volvo Cars1710.4%-6.0%213360.4%-7.4%2021
21Mitsubishi1710.4%9.6%233240.4%14.9%2224
22Scania1610.4%28.8%242690.3%23.4%2422
23Great Wall Motors1570.4%0.6%203300.4%-13.8%2123
24Man1500.3%-30.2%262410.3%-31.3%2519
25Porsche1200.3%-7.7%222830.3%24.7%2325
26Iveco1150.3%21.1%311830.2%17.3%2727
27FAW Trucks1040.2%35.1%252000.2%43.9%2629
28Tata870.2%-3.3%281670.2%1.2%2828
29Powerstar830.2%66.0%291630.2%143.3%2931
30Opel820.2%-46.8%271620.2%-59.6%3018
31Subaru760.2%-16.5%301500.2%-32.4%3130
32JMC650.1%18.2%321190.1%7.2%3232
33Babcock170.0%-54.1%33340.0%-33.3%3333
34Maserati70.0%40.0%35190.0%137.5%3435
35VECV South Africa40.0%-63.6%37130.0%-45.8%3634
36Bentley30.0%-62.5%36120.0%-14.3%3736
37Lamborghini20.0%-80.0%3860.0%-60.0%3838
38Ferrari (Scuderia)10.0%n/a34180.0%260.0%3537

South Africa February 2020 – models:

PosModelFeb-20%/19Jan2020%/19PosFY19
1Toyota Hilux2,8956.7%-17.4%25,5766.7%-11.5%11
2VW Polo Vivo2,4175.6%-10.2%15,2286.2%1.5%22
3VW Polo2,1204.9%32.1%33,8814.6%-5.7%34
4Ford Ranger1,8784.3%-27.2%43,6134.3%-24.3%43
5Isuzu D-Max1,3333.1%34.5%142,0052.4%10.7%76
6Toyota Hiace1,1992.8%new101,9762.4%new811
7Nissan NP2001,1672.7%-41.6%82,1342.5%-38.7%55
8Ford Figo1,0682.5%116.6%121,7902.1%54.0%1115
9Ford Ecosport9972.3%118.6%52,1292.5%87.6%69
10Toyota Fortuner9752.2%2.6%161,5861.9%-18.7%128
11Renault Kwid8922.1%-16.6%61,9022.3%19.8%97
12Toyota Corolla Quest8842.0%23.6%71,8822.2%163.2%1014
13Suzuki Swift7611.8%58.5%91,5851.9%65.3%1323
14Hyundai Grand i106801.6%-24.5%131,3821.7%-21.8%1413
15Hyundai i206761.6%24.7%231,1151.3%-11.3%1717
16Toyota Etios6441.5%-2.4%151,2661.5%-6.8%1510
17Nissan NP3005741.3%-31.1%181,1011.3%-19.2%1816
18Toyota Yaris5611.3%47.6%241,0001.2%-6.8%2225
19Haval H25461.3%new191,0611.3%new2037
20VW Polo Sedan5401.2%25.3%211,0431.2%142.0%2128
21VW Tiguan5291.2%2.5%171,0751.3%11.5%1920
22Toyota RAV44971.1%49.7%338341.0%3.2%2318
23VW T-Cross4621.1%new111,2261.5%new1640
24Renault Triber4321.0%new1584520.5%new43 –
25Nissan Almera4261.0%68.4%595810.7%-11.7%3635
26Hyundai Venue3940.9%new287610.9%new25156
27Mercedes C Class3790.9%-5.7%307350.9%-2.3%2727
28Kia Seltos3770.9%new356970.8%new29129
29Kia Picanto3730.9%-22.8%277430.9%-32.1%2619
30Mahindra Scorpio3570.8%46.9%327030.8%33.9%2843
31Mazda CX-53350.8%-16.5%316880.8%-15.0%3130
32Renault Duster3150.7%69.4%266860.8%69.0%3241
33Hyundai H100 Bakkie3000.7%1.0%415400.6%-6.9%4046
34VW Golf2950.7%-8.1%395600.7%-3.4%3834
35Haval H12920.7%new366020.7%new3456
36Nissan Micra2870.7%-20.3%554470.5%-19.0%4544
37Toyota Avanza2830.7%-23.5%256580.8%-30.6%3326
38Renault Clio IV2810.6%44.8%207870.9%99.7%2431
39Mazda CX-32560.6%-17.2%375580.7%-17.0%3932
40Mercedes A Class2550.6%14.3%454710.6%20.2%4258
41Toyota C-HR2460.6%105.0%603970.5%33.2%5262
42Datsun GO2420.6%-54.3%345730.7%-47.4%3721
43BMW 3 Series2410.6%-18.9%494330.5%-0.5%4639
44Hyundai Tucson2280.5%-16.5%295900.7%18.5%3529
45Kia Sportage2250.5%102.7%464330.5%56.9%4752
46Toyota Land Cruiser PU2180.5%-2.7%424480.5%-0.9%4447
47Kia Rio2170.5%-28.9%385020.6%-19.2%4133
48Renault Sandero2160.5%-34.9%226950.8%11.2%3024
49Audi A32150.5%-39.1%484170.5%-25.5%4942
50BMW X32150.5%37.8%683400.4%18.5%5659
51Suzuki Ertiga1920.4%3740.0%563510.4%1747.4%5473
52Hyundai Atos1860.4%new434150.5%new50111
53Mazda21860.4%-16.2%444120.5%-12.5%5148
54Ford Everest1790.4%-62.0%404260.5%-49.4%4838
55VW Amarok1760.4%-64.4%543410.4%-53.0%5549
56Mahindra KUV1001730.4%13.1%533390.4%5.6%5861
57Nissan Qashqai1720.4%-1.7%663040.4%-12.1%6254
58VW Caddy1640.4%-24.1%573220.4%-22.4%6051
59Honda Amaze1640.4%256.5%583200.4%98.8%6189
60Nissan Hardbody1630.4%83.1%652970.4%64.1%6465
61Mercedes GLA1630.4%48.2%1122160.3%3.8%7591
62Nissan X-Trail1580.4%-19.8%513400.4%-0.3%5745
63Great Wall Steed1560.4%7.6%523280.4%-2.7%5960
64Audi Q21510.3%308.1%762570.3%213.4%66113
65Hyundai Creta1470.3%-46.5%473540.4%-31.0%5336
66Suzuki Celerio1450.3%9.0%862220.3%2.8%7372
67Toyota Corolla HB1400.3%35.9%782390.3%132.0%6980
68Suzuki Ignis1280.3%6.7%702440.3%3.8%6864
69BMW 1 Series1270.3%477.3%931990.2%243.1%8081
70Nissan Navara1250.3%12.6%622710.3%21.0%6566
71Hyundai Accent1240.3%-38.3%752330.3%-27.0%7057
72VW Transporter/Kombi/Caravelle1220.3%7.0%822080.2%-14.4%7653
73Honda Jazz1190.3%32.2%851990.2%-3.4%8188
74Suzuki Jimny1120.3%600.0%503010.4%128.0%63100
75VW Up1100.3%-50.5%742220.3%-47.0%7469
76Mercedes GLC1090.3%-16.2%722220.3%-18.7%7263
77BMW X51050.2%-19.2%791940.2%1.0%8371
78Ford Fiesta1020.2%-69.9%632470.3%-61.2%6750
79Datsun GO+990.2%47.8%951690.2%0.0%8970
80Toyota Dyna960.2%-21.3%831780.2%-14.4%8582
81Mahindra XUV300960.2%new921690.2%new90115
82Honda BR-V950.2%-15.9%841760.2%-15.4%8674
83Mahindra Bolero930.2%57.6%1131450.2%13.3%95116
84Mazda3920.2%-58.0%801800.2%-58.6%8468
85Toyota Rush910.2%-64.3%732030.2%-70.1%7955
86Toyota Land Cruiser 200890.2%-10.1%712030.2%-13.6%7884
87Mercedes GLE880.2%95.6%1111420.2%44.9%99110
88Range Rover Evoque850.2%226.9%991470.2%177.4%94106
89Mercedes V-Class850.2%13.3%1041430.2%-3.4%9798
90Suzuki Dzire850.2%-8.6%1401130.1%-6.6%11094
91Toyota Quantum820.2%-94.5%642240.3%-91.9%7112
92Mercedes X Class810.2%6.6%971470.2%7.3%93103
93Volvo XC60810.2%-1.2%1011430.2%-3.4%98104
94Peugeot 108810.2%new1141330.2%new105185
95Nissan NV350800.2%128.6%811670.2%77.7%9196
96Hyundai H1790.2%-25.5%981440.2%-34.5%9667
97Kia K2700780.2%-25.7%691960.2%-2.5%8279
98Mini Countryman780.2%95.0%1101330.2%66.3%104114
99Audi Q3770.2%492.3%901520.2%280.0%92121
100Suzuki Baleno730.2%52.1%961400.2%-6.7%101105
101Fiat Fiorino700.2%438.5%156910.1%435.3%121206
102Suzuki Ciaz690.2%245.0%149940.1%184.8%120134
103Suzuki Vitara660.2%-1.5%771720.2%107.2%8890
104Range Rover Sport650.1%-19.8%891410.2%-18.0%10099
105Kia K2500650.1%103.1%163830.1%48.2%125160
106Volvo XC40620.1%113.8%1001240.1%210.0%108139
107Honda HR-V620.1%-21.5%1201080.1%-26.0%114101
108Suzuki Super Carry620.1%24.0%134950.1%1.1%119122
109Audi A1610.1%2950.0%612070.2%1378.6%77141
110Renault Captur590.1%-50.0%1151110.1%-53.8%11278
111Mercedes CLA590.1%-48.7%1251000.1%-49.0%11785
112Toyota Prado580.1%-47.7%871350.2%-44.9%10286
113Toyota Aygo580.1%-15.9%941300.2%-21.7%106107
114Ford Kuga570.1%-31.3%881330.2%-34.2%10387
115Subaru Forester570.1%42.5%1021160.1%-12.8%109118
116Mini560.1%-46.7%1081120.1%-44.3%11183
117Porsche Cayenne550.1%-6.8%911290.2%24.0%107132
118Audi Q5520.1%-69.9%1031100.1%-73.2%11375
119Peugeot 208520.1%246.7%119990.1%330.4%118154
120BMW X1520.1%-34.2%141790.1%-57.5%12977
121Land Rover Discovery510.1%10.9%129870.1%-27.5%124131
122Haval H6 C490.1%new1071060.1%new115133
123Honda Ballade460.1%4.5%671740.2%93.3%87140
124Ford Tourneo Connect/Custom450.1%12.5%1061020.1%155.0%116123
125Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross430.1%-20.4%127810.1%50.0%127120
126Mitsubishi ASX420.1%425.0%164600.1%22.4%143165
127BMW 2 Series400.1%-13.0%117880.1%-20.7%123112
128Mitsubishi Triton390.1%56.0%126790.1%54.9%130135
129Audi Q7360.1%200.0%150600.1%122.2%140184
130Porsche Macan350.1%-10.3%133680.1%19.3%135127
131Ford Mustang350.1%94.4%138650.1%14.0%138158
132Fiat 500350.1%0.0%148600.1%-29.4%141159
133Hyundai Kona330.1%-64.9%118800.1%-59.2%12893
134Jeep Wrangler330.1%230.0%123770.1%381.3%131164
135Mitsubishi Pajero Sport330.1%-25.0%128710.1%-12.3%133144
136Mercedes Vito310.1%-8.8%105890.1%-8.2%122102
137Audi A5300.1%-58.9%131630.1%-50.8%139119
138Peugeot 2008300.1%500.0%215350.0%133.3%170177
139Hyundai Santa Fe280.1%-12.5%135600.1%-25.0%142145
140Peugeot 3008280.1%-15.2%143550.1%41.0%146162
141Mahindra XUV500270.1%-25.0%124690.1%-29.6%134128
142Land Rover Discovery Sport260.1%-52.7%109810.1%-2.4%126149
143Range Rover Velar260.1%-39.5%130600.1%-23.1%144142
144Isuzu MU-X260.1%-16.1%145520.1%-24.6%147109
145BMW 5 Series240.1%-40.0%151480.1%-57.5%149136
146Kia Sedona240.1%-7.7%154460.1%-13.2%151151
147Mercedes E Class240.1%-36.8%173400.0%-48.7%157146
148Mercedes G Class240.1%166.7%183370.0%0.0%164183
149Porsche 911230.1%35.3%116740.1%68.2%132125
150Changan Star Van/Pickup230.1%35.3%152470.1%67.9%150182
151Haval H6230.1%new187350.0%new169181
152Honda CR-V220.1%-67.6%132550.1%-57.0%145130
153VW Touareg220.1%-4.3%159420.1%-22.2%155148
154Peugeot 5008220.1%new176370.0%new165210
155Mahindra TUV210.0%-27.6%122670.1%9.8%136176
156Jeep Cherokee210.0%950.0%139510.1%920.0%148219
157Jaguar F-Pace200.0%-9.1%121660.1%37.5%137147
158Jaguar E-Pace200.0%-60.0%162380.0%-68.3%160137
159Opel Corsa200.0%-66.7%166380.0%-71.0%16297
160Renault Megane200.0%-44.4%171370.0%-54.9%166157
161Opel Combo190.0%new161380.0%new161170
162Mini Clubman190.0%-29.6%170360.0%-43.8%167163
163BMW X4190.0%-73.6%179330.0%-79.6%173126
164Lexus NX180.0%-14.3%155400.0%8.1%156179
165Citroen C3 Aircross180.0%new186300.0%new175244
166Hyundai Elantra160.0%-76.1%144420.1%-71.0%15492
167Kia Sorento160.0%-15.8%169330.0%-15.4%174175
168Volvo XC90150.0%-48.3%137460.1%-41.8%152143
169BMW 4 Series150.0%-71.2%185270.0%-78.7%180124
170Honda Civic150.0%50.0%197250.0%31.6%183190
171Toyota Corolla140.0%-97.4%136450.1%-98.4%15322
172Alfa Romeo Stelvio140.0%600.0%146390.0%550.0%158218
173Fiat Fullback140.0%-22.2%157340.0%0.0%171207
174Audi A4140.0%-89.5%160330.0%-84.6%17276
175Mazda BT-50140.0%-12.5%175290.0%-29.3%176169
176Subaru XV140.0%-41.7%184270.0%-51.8%181153
177BMW 8 series140.0%-36.4%210200.0%-9.1%194199
178Citroen C3130.0%new147380.0%new159231
179Renault Koleos130.0%-73.5%153360.0%-57.1%168150
180JMC Vigus130.0%550.0%188250.0%400.0%184221
181Jeep Grand Cherokee130.0%-43.5%191240.0%-64.7%186155
182Volvo S90130.0%18.2%204210.0%61.5%192217
183Opel Crossland X120.0%-62.5%174280.0%-72.5%179108
184Lexus RX120.0%0.0%192230.0%21.1%189208
185Citroen C5 Aircross120.0%new203200.0%new195251
186Mercedes B Class120.0%500.0%206190.0%216.7%200198
187Jeep Renegade110.0%120.0%168280.0%250.0%177209
188Lexus ES110.0%-54.2%189230.0%-43.9%187172
189Lexus UX110.0%-76.1%202200.0%-56.5%196174
190JMC Carrying110.0%22.2%205180.0%5.9%203212
191Hyundai i30110.0%new –110.0%new213 –
192Fiat Tipo100.0%0.0%142370.0%85.0%163152
193Mitsubishi Pajero100.0%-50.0%165280.0%-17.6%178186
194Audi Q8100.0%new178240.0%new185192
195Mahindra Thar100.0%-9.1%193210.0%-22.2%191205
196Audi TT100.0%n/a195200.0%n/a193242
197Lexus LX90.0%-25.0%181230.0%-8.0%188188
198Opel Mokka X90.0%-62.5%194200.0%-60.0%197178
199Jeep Compass90.0%800.0%201180.0%1700.0%202255
200Opel Astra90.0%-47.1%207160.0%-69.8%204171
201Opel Grandland X90.0%-43.8%214140.0%-73.1%206161
202Mercedes GLS90.0%50.0%229120.0%-33.3%209228
203BMW X780.0%new167250.0%new182168
204BMW Z480.0%n/a236100.0%n/a215201
205Porsche Cayman/Boxster70.0%16.7%232100.0%-9.1%217245
206Landwind X570.0%-41.7%23890.0%-62.5%218215
207Alfa Romeo Giulia60.0%n/a198150.0%1400.0%205262
208Fiat 500X60.0%20.0% –60.0%-64.7%227236
209Jaguar i-Pace60.0%n/a –60.0%-14.3%229243
210Haval H950.0%new172210.0%new190235
211Toyota Supra50.0%new177200.0%new198222
212Jaguar XF50.0%150.0%180190.0%90.0%199232
213Toyota Land Cruiser SW (70)50.0%0.0%182190.0%72.7%201194
214Range Rover50.0%-54.5%208120.0%-53.8%210189
215Toyota FJ Cruiser50.0%-54.5%209120.0%-45.5%211203
216Subaru Outback50.0%-28.6%24670.0%-36.4%225238
217Audi A750.0%150.0% –50.0%66.7%234261
218BMW X640.0%-86.2%212100.0%-76.2%214187
219Opel Adam40.0%-20.0%21980.0%-38.5%219202
220Maserati Levante40.0%-20.0%22770.0%-12.5%222230
221Mercedes Sprinter40.0%n/a23170.0%n/a223173
222Fiat Doblo40.0%-42.9%23760.0%-50.0%228227
223Mitsubishi Outlander40.0%-20.0%25850.0%-61.5%238225
224Bentley Bentayga30.0%n/a199120.0%100.0%208234
225Renault Kangoo30.0%200.0%22170.0%-22.2%224214
226Mercedes S Class30.0%-57.1%23060.0%-62.5%231211
227Alfa Romeo Giulietta30.0%0.0%23450.0%-28.6%233263
228Mercedes AMG GT30.0%0.0%24250.0%-28.6%236239
229Abarth 124 Spider30.0%n/a24940.0%n/a240280
230BMW i320.0%-71.4%190130.0%8.3%207200
231Maserati Ghibli20.0%n/a21370.0%n/a221269
232Suzuki Grand Vitara20.0%-60.0%21670.0%16.7%226250
233Lamborghini20.0%-80.0%21760.0%-60.0%230229
234VW Arteon20.0%-88.9%22260.0%-84.6%232180
235Mazda MX-520.0%0.0%22850.0%-44.4%235257
236Lexus RC20.0%100.0%23940.0%100.0%243271
237Abarth 59520.0%-33.3%25030.0%-62.5%245253
238Audi A620.0%-33.3%25230.0%-75.0%246247
239Ferrari 48810.0%n/a196110.0%175.0%212249
240Fiat Panda10.0%-50.0%200100.0%0.0%216138
241BMW X210.0%-98.2%21170.0%-92.9%220167
242Mercedes CLS10.0%0.0%21850.0%400.0%237240
243Peugeot Partner10.0%-66.7%22050.0%0.0%239266
244BMW 7 Series10.0%-90.0%22340.0%-75.0%241196
245Lexus IS10.0%-75.0%22640.0%-55.6%242246
246Suzuki Gypsy10.0%-50.0%23340.0%100.0%244233
247Maserati Quattroporte10.0%n/a24130.0%n/a249292
248Mercedes Maybach S-Class10.0%0.0%24330.0%200.0%250277
249Great Wall M410.0%-90.9%25520.0%-94.6%252195
250BMW i810.0%n/a –10.0%0.0%259260
251Fiat Ducato10.0%n/a –10.0%0.0%261281
252JMC Boarding10.0%n/a –10.0%-88.9%265265
253Mercedes EQC10.0%new –10.0%new266 –
254Toyota 8610.0%n/a –10.0%n/a268278

Source: NAAMSA, Lightstone

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