Africa Best Selling Cars 2017. The top 100 models

Africa best selling Cars

Africa best selling Cars 2017 ranking produced aggregating sales data for 42 markets reports again the domination of the Toyota Hilux, leader in 80% of the African markets. The best car passenger’s is again the Volkswagen Polo, thanks to the outstanding performance in South Africa.

Focus2move is specialized on tracking vehicles sales data in Africa, actually covering 42 markets with detail by segment, brands and models, with figures since the 2010 figures and providing market research by country with forecast up to the 2025. Purpose of this report is provide a snapshot over the best-selling cars in the entire continent in the full year 2017.

The entire continent is dominated since years by a strong pick up, the Toyota Hilux, again leader in the 2017 with 54.454 sales (-10.9%). The first generation Hilux was born in 1968 and in this 50 years was followed by continue update. The current is the eight generation, launched in the 2015 and face-lifted in the 2017. The Hilux has gained a reputation for exceptional sturdiness and reliability during sustained heavy use or even abuse.

In second place and best car passenger there is the Volkswagen Polo with 54.339 units (-11.5%) thanks to the outstanding performance scored in South Africa.

In third place another quite popular other pick up, the Ford Ranger, with 39.032 sales (-2.5%) followed by the Renault Symbol with 37.610 (+32.7%) produced in Algeria and booming in the MAGREB,  the Toyota Corolla with 25.138 (-2.5%), the Dacia Logan with 21.152 (-14.0%) and the Renault Clio with 20.895 (+1.5%).

In eight place the Ford Fiesta with 20.583 (-8.1%) ahead of the Dacia Sandero  with 17.719 (+26.9%) and in 10th place the Hyundai Tucson with 17.445 (+12.6%).

Rank 2017Rank 2016Sales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017
11Toyota Hilux56.45463.366-10,9%
22Volkswagen Polo54.33961.407-11,5%
33Ford Ranger39.03240.032-2,5%
44Renault Symbol37.61028.34532,7%
55Toyota Corolla25.13825.776-2,5%
66Dacia Logan21.15224.604-14,0%
78Renault Clio20.89520.5791,5%
87Ford Fiesta20.58322.390-8,1%
916Dacia Sandero17.71913.96526,9%
1010Hyundai Tucson17.44515.49212,6%
1114Toyota Fortuner16.38714.62412,1%
1211Toyota Quantum15.99015.3804,0%
1321Nissan NP20015.62513.03919,8%
1413Isuzu KB15.43415.1861,6%
1518Toyota Etios14.92713.19813,1%
169Chevrolet TFR14.83217.552-15,5%
1731Nissan NP300 Hardbody13.6329.99136,4%
1815Dacia Duster13.55914.113-3,9%
1929Nissan Qashqai12.55510.90615,1%
2012Kia Picanto12.33615.347-19,6%
2140Volkswagen Golf11.3227.98741,8%
2223Nissan Sunny11.09512.753-13,0%
2317Ford Ecosport11.03113.919-20,7%
2424Hyundai Elantra10.73912.581-14,6%
2546Dacia Dokker10.5747.02850,5%
2642Toyota RAV410.1197.78030,1%
2726Hyundai Accent9.74911.873-17,9%
2819Peugeot 2089.56213.178-27,4%
2958Volkswagen Tiguan9.0895.73158,6%
30176Renault Kwid8.1661.288534,0%
3130Hyundai Grand i108.13910.212-20,3%
3222Chevrolet Utility7.93912.762-37,8%
3338Renault Duster7.8028.279-5,8%
3493Hyundai Accent sedan7.4913.560110,4%
3525Hyundai Verna7.46212.349-39,6%
3635Kia Rio7.4499.311-20,0%
3741Ford Focus7.1547.819-8,5%
3836BMW 3 Series7.1428.974-20,4%
3934Mercedes C Class7.0809.621-26,4%
4027Renault Sandero7.01211.372-38,3%
4150Mitsubishi L2006.7516.3616,1%
4228Hyundai i206.71410.918-38,5%
4333Kia Sportage6.6679.688-31,2%
4491Renault Mégane6.5223.60181,1%
4537Toyota Yaris6.4788.681-25,4%
46114Renault Kadjar6.3902.628143,2%
47126Ford Everest5.9732.248165,7%
4856Toyota Avanza5.9535.8521,7%
4947Isuzu D-Max5.6786.997-18,9%
5073Nissan Navara5.6594.56124,1%
5172Renault Kangoo car5.6164.66820,3%
5243Renault Captur5.4757.360-25,6%
5365Nissan Sentra5.4285.0906,6%
5445Mitsubishi Lancer EX5.3657.189-25,4%
5559Toyota Land Cruiser P/U5.3465.657-5,5%
5639Peugeot 3015.2598.051-34,7%
5755Dacia Lodgy4.9035.955-17,7%
5844Toyota Hiace4.9007.274-32,6%
5990Hyundai Creta4.8793.60335,4%
6052Opel Astra4.8526.086-20,3%
6187Chevrolet Optra4.8273.65232,2%
6268Mazda CX-54.7094.936-4,6%
6374Datsun Go4.7024.2809,9%
6476Suzuki Swift4.6304.2229,7%
6557Ford Figo4.6075.781-20,3%
6653Toyota Land Cruiser4.5626.016-24,2%
6764Volkswagen Caddy4.5345.109-11,3%
6832Hyundai i104.5149.953-54,6%
6949Peugeot Partner4.5106.498-30,6%
7066Toyota Prado4.4395.067-12,4%
7154Peugeot 3084.2995.962-27,9%
7271Nissan X-Trail4.2964.757-9,7%
7348Volkswagen Jetta4.2746.775-36,9%
7460Volkswagen Amarok4.1535.654-26,5%
7670Kia Cerato3.9574.798-17,5%
77358Volkswagen Scirocco3.8631642255,5%
7894Nissan Hardbody3.8103.4929,1%
79125Nissan Almera3.7972.25268,6%
8081Audi A33.7344.042-7,6%
81103Mercedes E Class3.7003.00223,3%
82158Citroen Berlingo car3.6611.573132,7%
8384Hyundai H-1003.6453.807-4,3%
8467Chery Tiggo3.6364.987-27,1%
85119Mazda CX-33.6102.48745,2%
8682Citroen Berlingo3.5834.015-10,8%
8761Suzuki Microbus3.5095.481-36,0%
8878Skoda Octavia3.3614.193-19,8%
89105Mercedes GLA3.3442.98212,1%
90147Nissan Micra3.3391.75790,0%
9163Chevrolet Aveo3.3195.149-35,5%
9297Hyundai H-13.2743.333-1,8%
9392Seat Leon3.2343.578-9,6%
9475Audi A43.2254.271-24,5%
9689Citroen C33.1403.619-13,2%
9785Ford Kuga2.9743.799-21,7%
98111Mercedes CLA2.9332.6899,1%
99127Mercedes GLC2.9042.21631,0%
10079Mazda BT-502.8654.123-30,5%