South African Vehicle Sales down again in June. Toyota ahead of Volkswagen.

South African Vehicle Sales

South African Vehicle Sales slipped 1% overperfoming local observers estimate while keeping the negative trend. The market was hit by increased price of imported vehicles and low consumer’s demand due a stagnating domestic economy. Toyota, Volkswagen and Toyota on podium.

In June 2014 accordingly with data released by NAAMSA, the Federation of South African Car Manufacturers, total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold have been 49.911, down 1.7% from year ago. First Half 2014 sales have been 293.5165, down 4.3% from year ago.  The market is still hit by depreciation of rad with effect on imported vehicles prices while the internal demand for consumers good still stands slow.

Toyota has sold9.434 vehicles, losing 9.5% of volume from June 2013 with a market share of 18.9%, down 0.4 points from May.

Volkswagen in second place retailed 7.446 cars with share at 14.9%, up 0.6 points from the previous month with cumulative sales at 43.441 and share at 14.9%, flat from last year.

Ford was third selling 5.791 units with 11.6% of share, up 1.1 points from the previous month. First Half of the Year sales have been 31.286 with 10.7% of share, up 1.1 points from year ago.

Nissan in fourth sold 3.877 units with share at 7.8%, down 0.5 points from the previous month with cumulative figures at 21.507 and share at 7.3%, down 0.3 points from last year.

Chevrolet was fifth with 3.293 sales and 6.6% of share, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 119.007 with 6.5% of share, down 0.2 points from last year.

Hyundai was sixth with 2.980 retails and 6.0% of share, down 1.4 points from the previous month with cumulative sales at 21.240 and share at 7.2%, down 1.3 points from last year.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All Brands and Best-selling models:

Rank June Rank I Half Brand June 2014 June Var. YoY I Half 2014 Share Q1 Share May Share June Share I Half 2014
1 1 Toyota 9.434 -9,5% 58.067 20,3% 19,3% 18,9% 19,8%
2 2 Volkswagen 7.446 -14,2% 43.441 14,9% 14,3% 14,9% 14,8%
3 3 Ford 5.791 5,1% 31.286 10,3% 10,5% 11,6% 10,7%
4 4 Nissan 3.877 13,8% 21.507 7,1% 8,5% 7,8% 7,3%
5 6 Chevrolet 3.293 -27,8% 19.007 6,5% 6,2% 6,6% 6,5%
6 5 Hyundai 2.980 -4,3% 21.240 7,5% 7,4% 6,0% 7,2%
7 8 Mercedes 2.701 9,8% 12.085 3,7% 4,4% 5,4% 4,1%
8 7 BMW 2.035 -18,9% 12.235 4,3% 3,9% 4,1% 4,2%
9 9 Kia 1.767 -16,3% 10.778 3,6% 3,6% 3,5% 3,7%
10 11 Renault 1.579 42,8% 9.040 2,9% 3,3% 3,2% 3,1%
11 10 Audi 1.526 -12,0% 9.684 3,4% 3,3% 3,1% 3,3%
12 12 Isuzu 1.480 40,5% 8.374 2,7% 3,2% 3,0% 2,9%
13 13 Honda 913 -42,4% 4.153 1,3% 1,4% 1,8% 1,4%
14 14 Jeep 704 -8,4% 3.737 1,3% 1,2% 1,4% 1,3%
15 16 Suzuki 506 2,3% 2.998 1,0% 1,0% 1,0% 1,0%
16 15 Land Rover 485 -11,4% 3.470 1,4% 1,0% 1,0% 1,2%
17 18 Mitsubishi 324 -27,7% 2.144 0,8% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7%
18 19 Great Wall 321 13,3% 2.083 0,7% 0,7% 0,6% 0,7%
19 17 Mazda 319 -60,7% 2.579 1,1% 0,7% 0,6% 0,9%
20 21 Opel 304 60,2% 1.675 0,5% 0,7% 0,6% 0,6%
21 20 Mahindra 251 -2,2% 1.820 0,6% 0,7% 0,5% 0,6%
22 25 Volvo 244 13,1% 1.331 0,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
23 22 Tata 217 -52,0% 1.578 0,6% 0,6% 0,4% 0,5%
24 24 Fiat 214 -18,3% 1.423 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5%
25 27 Mini 202 -24,7% 1.087 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
26 26 Peugeot 183 -44,7% 1.153 0,4% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4%
27 23 Geely 144 0,5% 1.557 0,6% 0,4% 0,3% 0,5%
28 29 Subaru 125 4,0% 661 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2%
29 28 Lexus 101 55,2% 728 0,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
30 30 Jaguar 87 -37,7% 596 0,3% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2%
31 33 Porsche 74 -75,7% 353 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
32 32 Dodge 66 -49,5% 388 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
32 36 Infiniti 66 27,8% 155 0,0% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1%
33 37 Alfa Romeo 39 -15,2% 154 0,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
34 34 JMC 35 -38,0% 257 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 31 Citroen 30 -60,3% 395 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
36 35 Chrysler 26 -58,3% 166 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
37 38 SsangYong 12 -67,5% 58 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
38 39 Ferrari 6 14,3% 44 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
39 41 Smart 3 -100,0% 8 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
40 40 Maserati 1 -75,0% 18 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

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