South Africa best selling cars 2017. The top 100

South Africa best selling cars

South Africa best selling cars 2017 ranking had a clear leader, the Volkswagen Polo, while Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger fight for second place and leadership among pick ups. Last generation of Toyota Fortuner in top 10.

South Africa domestic light vehicles market is declining since the 2013 and, albeit the series of four consecutive down-years, has marginally receovered in the 2017, under the effect of still low consumer demand and record low business sentiment.  According to data released by the Department Trade and Industry of South African, full year sales grew at 532.304 units, up a mere 1.7%.

As far as concern the best-selling models the 2017 market leader, the Volkswagen Polo (both sedan and hatchback versions) with a solid gap over all the others thanks to the 49.786 registrations (-5.3%).

The battle for the second place has been open for the entire first half, when the Toyota Hilux was losing terrain. But the prompt recovery started in July has closed the possibility of a change in this position during this year. So, actually the Toyota Hilux is second with 36.422 units (+2.8%) followed by the Ford Ranger with 32.811 (+1.1%).

Fourth was the Toyota Corolla (all versions) with 19.264 units and recovering 10.1% after the 2016 fall, followed by the Toyota Quantum with 15.694 sales (+4.6%) and the Nissan NP200 with 15.122 units (+19.9%)

In seventh place the Toyota Etios with 14.686 sales (15.0%) followed by the Toyota Fortuner, up 4 spots, with 13.696 sales (+23.8%), the pick up Isuzu KB with 13.256 (+6.7%) and in 10th place by the Nissan NP300 with 12.675 sales (+43.1%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for top 100 models.

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