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South Africa January 2011: Polo Vivo back to #1, Figo #4

The South African car market continues its good run, up 19% in January with 45,135 sales. Volkswagen has a good month with the Polo Vivo back in the first spot at 2,986 sales and 6.6%, leaving the Toyota Hilux behind at 2,626 sales and 5.8%, and the new Polo in 3rd place at 1,702 sales (3.8%).

The Ford Figo (based on the previous generation Fiesta) is very impressive in 4th position with 1,682 sales and 3.7%. The locally-produced Mercedes C Class is back up 5th with a very solid 2.8% share.

Full Top 50 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below.

South Africa January 2011:

Pos Model Jan % Dec L5M % Pos
1 VW Polo Vivo 2,986 6.6% 3 11,379 5.3% 2
2 Toyota Hilux 2,626 5.8% 1 13,046 6.1% 1
3 VW New Polo 1,702 3.8% 5 5,459 2.5% 6
4 Ford Figo 1,682 3.7% 15 4,322 2.0% 13
5 Mercedes C Class 1,275 2.8% 13 5,715 2.7% 5
6 Opel Corsa Utility 1,262 2.8% 4 6,656 3.1% 4
7 Toyota Corolla/Auris 1,155 2.6% 2 8,726 4.1% 3
8 Toyota Yaris 1,059 2.3% 10 4,671 2.2% 10
9 Isuzu KB 1,022 2.3% 7 4,916 2.3% 8
10 Toyota Quantum 1,008 2.2% 9 5,070 2.4% 7
11 BMW 3 Series 891 2.0% 8 4,723 2.2% 9
12 Audi A4 883 2.0% 36 2,419 1.1% 22
13 Chevrolet Cruze 817 1.8% 18 2,717 1.3% 20
14 Chevrolet Spark 752 1.7% 17 4,596 2.1% 11
15 VW Golf 716 1.6% 20 2,516 1.2% 21
16 Toyota Fortuner 655 1.5% 6 4,479 2.1% 12
17 Ford Fiesta 644 1.4% 14 3,358 1.6% 17
18 Ford Ranger 637 1.4% 12 3,385 1.6% 16
19 Nissan NP200 571 1.3% 11 3,464 1.6% 15
20 Ford Bantam 503 1.1% 16 2,720 1.3% 19
21 Chevrolet Aveo 462 1.0% 19 2,867 1.3% 18
22 Nissan Qashqai 449 1.0% 27 1,284 0.6% 34
23 Renault Sandero 438 1.0% 24 2,144 1.0% 23
24 Audi A3 416 0.9% 62 1,304 0.6% 32
25 Mercedes E Class 413 0.9% 48 1,089 0.5% 38
26 VW Amarok 406 0.9% 38 1,220 0.6% 35
27 BMW 1 Series 365 0.8% 39 1,397 0.6% 30
28 Honda Jazz 343 0.8% 22 1,834 0.9% 25
29 VW Jetta 333 0.7% 25 1,663 0.8% 26
30 Mazda BT-50 283 0.6% 23 1,579 0.7% 27
31 Land Rover Discovery 4 278 0.6% 50 857 0.4% 45
32 Toyota Land Cruiser PU 254 0.6% 37 1,116 0.5% 37
33 Toyota Avanza 240 0.5% 29 1,540 0.7% 28
34 Ford Focus 237 0.5% 30 1,425 0.7% 29
35 BMW 5 Series 229 0.5% 45 825 0.4% 47
36 Mazda2 226 0.5% 33 1,302 0.6% 33
37 Mercedes M Class 225 0.5% 69 578 0.3% 60
38 Opel Corsa 218 0.5% 34 1,168 0.5% 36
39 Nissan NP300 205 0.5% 21 4,101 1.9% 14
40 Mazda3 198 0.4% 31 1,085 0.5% 39
41 Mini 197 0.4% 42 840 0.4% 46
42 Toyota Prado 196 0.4% 32 1,007 0.5% 40
43 Mitsubishi Triton 196 0.4% 65 677 0.3% 53
44 Mercedes A Class 194 0.4% 61 773 0.4% 48
45 Audi Q5 194 0.4% 72 537 0.2% 63
46 Audi A5 192 0.4% 79 534 0.2% 64
47 Nissan Tiida 176 0.4% 46 2,067 1.0% 24
48 Honda CR-V 170 0.4% 54 604 0.3% 57
49 Nissan X-Trail 166 0.4% 67 872 0.4% 43
50 Toyota RAV4 163 0.4% 43 711 0.3% 51

Source: NAAMSA, www.carmag.co.za

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