South Africa Autos Sales fall down in September hit by low consumer’s demand.

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South Africa Autos Sales fall down in September hit by low consumer’s demand. However, more recent economic data show improvement in GDP and in the exchange rate.

Market Outlook

South Africa’s economy rebounded in the second quarter, thus allaying fears of a recession. GDP grew an annualized 3.3% in the three months through June, which contrasted Q1’s decrease. The expansion reflected an improvement in all sectors of the economy with a notably strong rebound in the manufacturing sector, which accounts for more than 10% of the economy.

In the wake of the good news, the rand strengthened against the U.S. dollar. However, the currency remains relatively weak amid uncertainty over a cabinet reshuffle.

Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of September, NAAMSA reported  that the recession in the domestic new vehicle market had accelerated significantly during September, 2016 with all major segments reflecting double-digit or near double-digit declines. Given the present difficult economic environment in South Africa, the negative trend was expected to continue over the medium term.

Indeed according to data released by the Department Trade and Industry of South African, total new light passengers vehicles sold has been 44.836, down 14.5%, posting the 19th y.o.y. fall in a row.

Year to date figures have been 392.347, down 11.0%. 

Competitive Arena

In the last month,  Toyota sold 10.414 vehicles (-7.3%) with 23.2% of market share ahead of Volkswagen with 7.112 units (-12.7%), Ford with 5.702 (-9.9%), Hyundai with 3.462 (-35.2%), Nissan with 2.465 (-29.1%), Mercedes with 2.041 (-4.1%), Chevrolet with 1.786 (-40.4%) and Renault with 1.775 (-11.3%), BMW with 1.725 (+0.2%) and in 10th place Kia with 1.180 (-42.2%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Toyota Group with 23.4% of market share, ahead of Volkswagen with 17.9%, Ford with 12.7% and Renault-Nissan with 10.4%.

To see the full ranking of Top 100 models please refer to the article we dedicated at the subject.

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast Store

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Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2020.

Auto Data in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank SeptRank 2016BrandSales SeptSales 2016Share SeptShare 2016Var SeptVar 2016
11Toyota10.41486.54623,2%21,2%-7,1%-0,7%
22Volkswagen7.11263.44515,9%15,6%-12,7%4,0%
33Ford5.70252.31712,7%12,8%-9,9%-10,4%
45Hyundai3.46227.5737,7%6,8%-35,2%-31,4%
54Nissan2.46528.7285,5%7,0%-29,1%-9,9%
66Mercedes2.04121.8054,6%5,4%-4,1%8,1%
78Chevrolet1.78615.6074,0%3,8%-40,4%-34,6%
810Renault1.77513.1014,0%3,2%-11,3%-4,4%
97BMW1.72516.1773,8%4,0%0,2%-6,6%
109Kia1.18013.1102,6%3,2%-42,2%-27,6%
1112Mazda1.0769.2932,4%2,3%23,4%47,5%
1211Isuzu9889.9472,2%2,4%-21,9%-14,5%
1313Audi8238.8541,8%2,2%-37,5%-23,4%
1414Honda5936.0431,3%1,5%-31,8%-28,6%
1515Suzuki5133.8961,1%1,0%-4,1%-18,5%
1618Datsun4443.1981,0%0,8%8,3%-27,3%
1720Mahindra3962.5440,9%0,6%45,1%10,4%
1816Land Rover3433.4240,8%0,8%-27,5%-18,7%
1917Opel2793.2930,6%0,8%-45,8%-31,8%
2021Tata2121.9500,5%0,5%14,6%44,3%
2125Volvo2081.4280,5%0,4%4,0%-30,6%
2219Jeep1972.5780,4%0,6%-56,5%-44,4%
2322Mini1761.6910,4%0,4%7,3%5,4%
2427Fiat1729480,4%0,2%35,4%-15,5%
2523Mitsubishi1621.6290,4%0,4%-41,9%-44,5%
2628Porsche1019130,2%0,2%18,8%-23,1%
2731Jaguar997300,2%0,2%73,7%37,8%
2826Geely809800,2%0,2%-42,9%-15,9%
2932Lexus757090,2%0,2%-28,6%-3,2%
3033Subaru656720,1%0,2%-57,5%-27,3%
3129Peugeot588410,1%0,2%-40,2%-18,9%
3230Great Wall287580,1%0,2%-87,5%-69,4%
3335JMC262740,1%0,1%-16,1%-39,1%
3434Citroen254170,1%0,1%-52,8%-40,1%
3540Maserati8550,0%0,0%33,3%205,6%
3538Alfa Romeo8890,0%0,0%33,3%-25,5%
3639Ferrari6760,0%0,0%20,0%9,1%
3743Landwind5190,0%0,0%#DIV/0!533,3%
3836Dodge41670,0%0,0%-95,6%-72,6%
3842Bentley4230,0%0,0%#DIV/0!#DIV/0!

 

Rank SeptRank 2016GroupSales SeptSales 2016Share SeptShare 2016Var SeptVar 2016
11Toyota10.48987.25523,4%21,4%-7,3%-0,8%
22Volkswagen8.04073.23517,9%17,9%-15,8%-0,7%
33Ford5.70252.31712,7%12,8%-9,9%-10,4%
44Renault-Nissan4.68445.12510,4%11,1%-21,2%-10,5%
55Hyundai-Kia4.64240.68310,4%10,0%-37,1%-30,2%
67General Motors2.06518.9004,6%4,6%-41,2%-34,1%
76Mercedes Daimler2.04121.8054,6%5,3%-4,1%8,1%
88BMW1.90117.8684,2%4,4%0,8%-5,6%
910Mazda1.0769.2932,4%2,3%23,4%47,5%
109Isuzu Motors9889.9472,2%2,4%-21,9%-14,5%

Rank SeptRank 2016ModelSales SeptSales 2016Var SeptVar 2016Share SeptShare 2016
11Volkswagen Polo6.43941.67228,2%-1,1%12,3%10,4%
22Toyota Hilux3.43127.44940,1%4,1%6,5%6,9%
34Toyota Corolla2.86813.63529,5%-23,5%5,5%3,4%
43Ford Ranger2.86523.58715,9%-8,1%5,5%5,9%
57Nissan NP2001.6069.8602,6%-29,3%3,1%2,5%
66Toyota Etios1.60210.30013,1%-19,6%3,1%2,6%
712Hyundai i201.5597.505200,4%31,6%3,0%1,9%
89Chevrolet Utility1.3829.1836,2%-24,6%2,6%2,3%
98Isuzu KB1.2659.792-9,6%-15,8%2,4%2,5%
1014Mercedes C Class1.1606.8956,6%-30,1%2,2%1,7%
115Toyota Quantum1.10710.898-3,7%28,9%2,1%2,7%
1219Hyundai Grand i101.0235.12119,6%-47,1%2,0%1,3%
1311Ford Fiesta9338.334-24,1%5,7%1,8%2,1%
1410Ford Ecosport9198.558-10,5%-2,8%1,8%2,1%
1518BMW 3 Series8075.29821,4%-24,5%1,5%1,3%
1622Renault Clio7794.39991,4%18,2%1,5%1,1%
1715Nissan NP300 Hardbody7316.065-7,0%-5,1%1,4%1,5%
1823Chevrolet Spark7234.26621,7%-12,8%1,4%1,1%
1921Renault Sandero6494.72213,9%-5,7%1,2%1,2%
2020Ford Figo6464.785-24,5%-33,6%1,2%1,2%
2113Toyota Fortuner5707.185-27,4%8,2%1,1%1,8%
2234Hyundai H-1005052.90994,2%15,9%1,0%0,7%
2326Volkswagen Golf4753.761-19,2%-27,4%0,9%0,9%
2417Kia Rio4715.539-43,2%-4,5%0,9%1,4%
2529Ford Focus4683.42041,8%25,7%0,9%0,9%
2680Chevrolet Aveo465965-0,4%-63,6%0,9%0,2%
2724Toyota Land Cruiser4283.9356,5%-0,7%0,8%1,0%
2842Renault Captur4202.06760,3%20,2%0,8%0,5%
2928Toyota Avanza4143.515-11,9%-5,9%0,8%0,9%
3025Toyota RAV44133.87525,9%-0,9%0,8%1,0%

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