NAAMSA sales figure: December 2019

December 2019 proved to be a tough month for local car sales. The final top ten sales were as follows:

TOYOTA                                                                      10 963

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP SA                                    6890

FMC                                                                             3 489


NISSAN                                                                       2 737

RENAULT                                                                    2 558

MERCEDES-BENZ SA                                             2 210

ISUZU MOTORS SOUTH AFRICA                        1 737

KIA SOUTH AFRICA                                                  1 429

SUZUKI AUTO                                                            1 010

Suzuki’s strong performance bumped BMW off the top ten list.

The Ford EcoSport did really well, claiming back the top spot in the small SUV segment with a sales total of 837 units. It’s nearest competitor was the VW T Cross with 685. Hyundai’s all new Venue sold a total of 307 units, but the big surprise was the all-new Kia Seltos, which was only made available near the end of November. In December Kia sold a total of 510 units.

In the mid-size SUV segment the VW Tiguan came out tops with 630 units sold, followed by the Toyota RAV4 (496 units) and the Hyundai Tucson (376 units).

Toyota also dominated the bakkie segment, as you can see in figures below.

Toyota Hilux: 3 080

Ford Ranger: 1 724

Isuzu D Max: 1 344

Nissan NP300: 839

Toyota Land Cruiser: 278

VW Amarok: 209

Mahindra Pik Up: 165

Mazda BT 50: 165

Nissan Navara: 117

GWM Steed: 109

Mitsubishi Triton: 28

Fiat Fullback: 9