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South Africa 2008: VW Polo and Toyota Hilux fight it out

The whole year saw the fight for the #1 spot in South Africa between the VW Polo and the Toyota Hilux get more and more intense. The Polo was #1 in January, April, July & December whereas the Hilux was in the lead in February, March, May, June, September & October. With only November figures missing the totals over 11 months 2008 were 27,380 units for the Polo and 27,201 for the Hilux.

The Toyota Corolla is 3rd at 22,032 sales, followed by the Toyota Yaris at 21,945 (#1 in August) and the Opel Corsa Utility at 19,800 units sold. Full 11 months 2008 Top 15 Ranking: click on ‘Read more’ below.

South Africa 11 months 2008 (November missing):

Pos Model 2008
1 VW Polo/Classic 27,380
2 Toyota Hilux 27,201
3 Toyota Corolla 22,032
4 Toyota Yaris 21,945
5 Opel Corsa Utility 19,800
6 Toyota Quantum 19,065
7 Isuzu KB 15,933
8 VW CitiGolf 14,468
9 Mercedes C Class 14,173
10 Ford Bantam 11,378
11 BMW 3 Series 9,881
12 Nissan Hardbody 9,195
13 Ford Ranger 9,085
14 Opel Corsa 8,712
15 VW Golf/Jetta 7,645

Source: NAAMSA

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