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South Africa March 2011: Hilux leads, Nissan NP200 in Top10

Nissan NP200

The South African car market continues on its great run, up 23% in March at 53,478 units. The Toyota Hilux stays on top and improves its market share to 7%, leaving the VW Polo Vivo behind at 5.2%. The Toyota Corolla/Auris climbs on the podium at 4.6%.

The two luxury sedans produced locally stay strong: the Mercedes C Class is #8 at 1,342 sales (2.5%) and the BMW 3 Series is #11 at 1,169 sales (2.2%). The Nissan NP200 (aka Dacia Logan pick-up) lands within the Top10 for the first time ever at 1,264 units, and the Nissan Micra has its first month of sales at #26 (392 sales).

Full Top 50 Ranking Table below.

South Africa March 2011:

Pos Model Mar % Feb 2011 % Pos
1 Toyota Hilux 3,767 7.0% 1 9,433 6.4% 1
2 VW Polo Vivo 2,768 5.2% 2 8,699 5.9% 2
3 Toyota Corolla/Auris 2,454 4.6% 5 5,129 3.5% 4
4 VW Polo 1,823 3.4% 4 5,229 3.5% 3
5 Opel Corsa Utility 1,690 3.2% 6 4,394 3.0% 6
6 Isuzu KB 1,680 3.1% 7 3,965 2.7% 8
7 Toyota Yaris 1,471 2.8% 3 5,082 3.4% 5
8 Mercedes C Class 1,342 2.5% 8 3,861 2.6% 9
9 Nissan NP200 1,264 2.4% 14 2,651 1.8% 12
10 Ford Figo 1,204 2.3% 9 4,065 2.8% 7
11 BMW 3 Series 1,169 2.2% 11 2,946 2.0% 11
12 Toyota Quantum 1,121 2.1% 10 3,082 2.1% 10
13 Toyota Fortuner 983 1.8% 12 2,495 1.7% 13
14 Ford Ranger 930 1.7% 17 2,298 1.6% 15
15 Chevrolet Aveo 894 1.7% 15 2,154 1.5% 16
16 Nissan NP300 857 1.6% 13 1,900 1.3% 17
17 Ford Bantam 786 1.5% 19 1,892 1.3% 18
18 Chevrolet Cruze 725 1.4% 16 2,300 1.6% 14
19 Chevrolet Spark 585 1.1% 20 1,858 1.3% 19
20 Ford Fiesta 547 1.0% 21 1,706 1.2% 22
21 Audi A4 488 0.9% 27 1,737 1.2% 21
22 VW Golf 481 0.9% 18 1,845 1.2% 20
23 Renault Sandero 475 0.9% 24 1,338 0.9% 24
24 Mazda BT-50 465 0.9% 32 1,052 0.7% 26
25 VW Amarok 456 0.9% 22 1,354 0.9% 23
26 Nissan Micra 392 0.7% 393 0.3% 63
27 Toyota Avanza 378 0.7% 35 886 0.6% 32
28 Nissan X-Trail 374 0.7% 41 756 0.5% 36
29 Nissan Qashqai 372 0.7% 26 1,202 0.8% 25
30 Nissan Navara 365 0.7% 33 795 0.5% 34
31 Toyota Land Cruiser PU 324 0.6% 37 817 0.6% 33
32 Mercedes E Class 314 0.6% 39 949 0.6% 29
33 Toyota Prado 314 0.6% 46 699 0.5% 40
34 Honda Jazz 308 0.6% 29 982 0.7% 27
35 VW Jetta 305 0.6% 28 982 0.7% 28
36 Audi A1 299 0.6% 25 716 0.5% 38
37 Honda Accord 286 0.5% 391 0.3% 64
38 Mini 269 0.5% 45 658 0.4% 42
39 Nissan Livina 269 0.5% 44 556 0.4% 47
40 Audi A3 245 0.5% 34 941 0.6% 30
41 BMW 1 Series 244 0.5% 30 936 0.6% 31
42 Mazda3 241 0.5% 47 617 0.4% 44
43 Mazda2 228 0.4% 49 623 0.4% 43
44 BMW 5 Series 226 0.4% 42 658 0.4% 41
45 Land Rover Discovery 4 219 0.4% 40 719 0.5% 37
46 Mitsubishi Triton 214 0.4% 50 579 0.4% 45
47 Ford Focus 207 0.4% 31 758 0.5% 35
48 VW Caddy 203 0.4% 58 487 0.3% 51
49 Opel Corsa 201 0.4% 52 575 0.4% 46
50 Mercedes B Class 201 0.4% 48 524 0.4% 48

Source: NAAMSA, www.carmag.co.za

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