South Africa best selling cars. The top 100 in the 2018

South Africa best selling cars

South Africa best selling cars ranking in the 2018 with the Volkswagen Polo leader of the market, ahead of the Toyota Hilux and the Ford Ranger. Great performances were reported by the Nissan NP200, the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Toyota Yaris.

In the 2018 the trend has not recovered. This year the market kept declining, ending the year with 525.159 units sold, down 1.3%. Despite the good performance during the second quarter, sales have continued with the tone of previous years, closing with the 5th negative annual score in a row.

As far as concern the best-selling models, no news on top of the list with the previous year leader, the Volkswagen Polo (both sedan and hatchback versions), on top of the list with a wide advantage over all the others, with sales at 53.357 (+7.2%).

In second place the best pick up, the Toyota Hilux, with 40.493 (+11.2%) followed by the Ford Ranger with 30.891 (-5.9%).

Fourth was the Nissan NP200 with 19.070 units (+26.1%) followed by the Toyota Corolla (all versions) with 17.511 units (-9.1%) and the Toyota Quantum with 16.475 sales (+5.1%).

In seventh place the pick up Isuzu KB with 14.684 (+10.8%) followed by the Toyota Fortuner with 13.180 (-3.8%), the Hyundai Grand i10, up 13 spots, with 11.540 sales (+110.9%) and in 10th place by the Toyota Etios with 10.857 (-26.1%).

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Rank 2018Rank 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018
11Volkswagen Polo53.35749.7867,2%
22Toyota Hilux40.49336.42211,2%
33Ford Ranger30.89132.811-5,9%
46Nissan NP20019.07015.12226,1%
54Toyota Corolla17.51119.264-9,1%
65Toyota Quantum16.47515.6945,0%
79Isuzu KB14.68413.25610,8%
88Toyota Fortuner13.18013.696-3,8%
922Hyundai Grand i1011.5405.744100,9%
107Toyota Etios10.85714.686-26,1%
1114Renault Kwid9.4618.02617,9%
1213Kia Picanto9.2678.8464,8%
1310Nissan NP300 Hardbody8.89412.675-29,8%
1466Toyota Yaris8.4871.624422,6%
1528Ford Figo6.5664.42748,3%
1615Toyota RAV46.3377.634-17,0%
1712Ford Ecosport6.3319.921-36,2%
1811Ford Fiesta6.32611.446-44,7%
1930Volkswagen Tiguan6.2534.18649,4%
2023BMW 3 Series6.1535.6279,3%
2119Mercedes C Class6.1366.1030,5%
2224Toyota Avanza5.6805.4763,7%
2326Renault Sandero5.6655.00213,3%
2427Datsun Go5.6474.67320,8%
2525Hyundai i205.6275.4343,6%
2649Hyundai Creta5.0412.58495,1%
2721Ford Everest4.9675.756-13,7%
2834Renault Clio4.7133.77624,8%
2918Volkswagen Golf4.6496.161-24,5%
3033Mazda CX-54.6033.82720,3%
3138Nissan Almera4.5243.49729,4%
3269Nissan Micra4.2671.525179,8%
3342Suzuki Swift4.1523.15331,7%
3420Kia Rio4.0976.102-32,9%
3517Hyundai Tucson3.9136.478-39,6%
3637Mazda CX-33.7893.5476,8%
3735Toyota Land Cruiser P/U3.6643.6560,2%
3840Nissan X-Trail3.3603.398-1,1%
3939Hyundai H-1003.1743.431-7,5%
4143Volkswagen Amarok2.9642.9460,6%
4241Audi A32.9423.178-7,4%
4368Mahindra Scorpio2.6621.53873,1%
4450Nissan Qashqai2.6302.5552,9%
4662Renault Duster2.5641.82140,8%
4748Volkswagen Caddy2.5082.593-3,3%
4887Kia Sportage2.309990133,2%
4951Volkswagen Transporter2.2932.398-4,4%
5054Mercedes GLC2.2472.314-2,9%
5192Suzuki Ignis2.233937138,3%
5260Nissan Navara2.2131.83120,9%
5361Toyota C-HR2.1911.82620,0%
5445Volkswagen Up!2.1832.758-20,8%
5599BMW X31.995877127,5%
5629Hyundai Accent1.9824.316-54,1%
5765Renault Captur1.9681.67017,8%
5885Great Wall Steed1.9411.04885,2%
59253Toyota Rush1.839
6031Ford Focus1.7313.929-55,9%
6159BMW 1 Series1.6752.050-18,3%
6263Volkswagen Jetta1.6141.804-10,5%
6367Honda BR-V1.6021.614-0,7%
6457Audi A41.5942.153-26,0%
6591Mercedes A Class1.52494162,0%
6655Datsun GO+1.4732.251-34,6%
6779Honda Jazz1.4551.23717,6%
6894Nissan Hardbody1.37191849,3%
6973BMW X11.3211.481-10,8%
7089Hyundai Elantra1.31797535,1%
7158Hyundai H-11.3152.067-36,4%
7246Mercedes GLA1.3002.692-51,7%
7353Mercedes CLA1.2622.362-46,6%
7498Toyota Prado1.25888142,8%
7580Suzuki Celerio1.2531.2292,0%
7678Audi A11.2081.251-3,4%
7774Honda Brio1.2071.411-14,5%
7886Mercedes GLE1.1901.03115,4%
79103Ford Kuga1.16485336,5%
8177Honda HR-V1.1381.347-15,5%
8276Toyota Aygo1.1291.401-19,4%
8371Kia K27001.1141.507-26,1%
84124Toyota Dyna1.093537103,5%
8552Nissan NV3501.0692.396-55,4%
8683Opel Corsa1.0681.070-0,2%
8764BMW 2 Series1.0581.720-38,5%
8882Audi Q51.0571.133-6,7%
89102Land Rover Range Rover Sport1.00185417,2%
8984BMW X51.0011.051-4,8%
90104Suzuki Baleno99183718,4%
9193Suzuki Jimny9599283,3%
92123Honda CR-V89555561,3%
93105Mercedes E Class8608204,9%
94110Honda Ballade84971718,4%
9588Mercedes V Class838989-15,3%
96132BMW 5 Series81946476,5%
9795Land Rover Discovery804904-11,1%
9736Hyundai i108043.558-77,4%
98106Mahindra Bolero793810-2,1%
9986Audi Q37911.031-23,3%
9996Ford Mustang791898-11,9%
10072BMW 4 Series7861.493-47,4%