• 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

    HYUNDAI AUTOMOTIVE SOUTH AFRICA        2 937

    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