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South Africa October 2010: old gen Polo on top

The South African market is up an impressive 22% in October with 44,055 registrations, and the #1 spot goes to the VW Polo Vivo, a restyled old gen Polo, with 2,576 sales and 5.8% of the market. The new Polo can only dream of this success: it is only 14th at 1.6%.

The Toyota Hilux is #2 at 2,496 sales and 5.7% after being #1 in September. The Toyota Corolla/Auris stays 3rd with 4.3 % and the Nissan NP300, an old gen Nissan Frontier, delivers a very strong month in 4th with 3.4%, vs. 1.9% in September.

Nissan NP300

The all-new Chevrolet Spark maintains a very high level of sales in 5th with 1,418 registrations and 3.2%. Also to be noticed the excellent performance of the Mercedes C Class in 7th at 2.6% and the 10th position of the BMW 3 Series at 2%.

Chevrolet Spark

Full Top 40 ranking table below.

Pos Model Oct % Sept % Pos
1 VW Polo Vivo 2,576 5.8% 1,939 4.6% 2
2 Toyota Hilux 2,496 5.7% 2,033 4.9% 1
3 Toyota Corolla/Auris 1,905 4.3% 1,637 3.9% 3
4 Nissan NP300 1,507 3.4% 816 1.9% 9
5 Chevrolet Spark 1,418 3.2% 1,390 3.3% 4
6 Chevrolet Corsa Utility 1,339 3.0% 1,177 2.8% 6
7 Mercedes C Class 1,162 2.6% 1,214 2.9% 5
8 Toyota Quantum 973 2.2% 967 2.3% 7
9 Isuzu KB 945 2.1% 904 2.2% 8
10 BMW 3 Series 886 2.0% 735 1.8% 12
11 Ford Fiesta 807 1.8% 607 1.4% 16
12 Chevrolet Aveo 796 1.8% 631 1.5% 15
13 Toyota Yaris 795 1.8% 793 1.9% 11
14 VW New Polo 723 1.6% 447 1.1% 22
15 Nissan NP200 698 1.6% 684 1.6% 13
16 Toyota Fortuner 698 1.6% 677 1.6% 14
17 Nissan Tiida 670 1.5% 464 1.1% 21
18 Ford Figo 604 1.4% 798 1.9% 10
19 Ford Ranger 582 1.3% 547 1.3% 17
20 VW Golf VI 510 1.2% 396 0.9% 24
21 Ford Bantam 508 1.2% 501 1.2% 20
22 Chevrolet Cruze 493 1.1% 530 1.3% 18
23 Audi A4 401 0.9% 513 1.2% 19
24 Renault Sandero 389 0.9% 378 0.9% 25
25 Ford Focus 343 0.8% 241 0.6% 36
26 Toyota Avanza 334 0.8% 254 0.6% 32
27 Mazda2 333 0.8% 207 0.5% 41
28 BMW 1 Series 306 0.7% 326 0.8% 28
29 VW Jetta A5 294 0.7% 345 0.8% 27
30 Mazda BT-50 291 0.7% 202 0.5% 43
31 Honda Jazz 281 0.6% 313 0.7% 29
32 Audi A3 266 0.6% 297 0.7% 31
33 Opel Corsa 229 0.5% 370 0.9% 26
34 Renault Clio III 218 0.5% 128 0.3% 55
35 Nissan Navara 204 0.5% 437 1.0% 23
36 Toyota Land Cruiser PU 200 0.5% 243 0.6% 34
37 Mazda3 190 0.4% 243 0.6% 35
38 Nissan Qashqai 183 0.4% 213 0.5% 38
39 BMW X5 183 0.4% 136 0.3% 54
40 Renault Megane III 178 0.4% 198 0.5% 44

Source: www.carmag.co.za , NAAMSA (National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa)

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