Cape Town – “New vehicle sales recorded encouraging gains for the second consecutive month,” said Naamsa.
Overall, out of the total 49 222 vehicles sold, an estimated 40 320 units or 81.9% represent dealer sales, an estimated 11.9% represent the rental industry, 3.6% corporate fleets and 2.6% were government sales. Export sales in August 2017 registered 29 927 vehicles, a decline of 4431 units or a drop of 12.9% compared to the 34 358 vehicles exported in August last year.
New car market
Naamsa reports new vehicle sales registered 49 222 units in August 2017, an increase of 3091 units or 6.7% compared to the 46 131 vehicles sold in August 2016.
The new car market reflected a further increase at 32 161 units, a gain of 1654 units or 5.4% compared to the 30 507 new cars sold in August 2year.
Top-sellers by catergory
From budget cars to crossovers, here are the top-selling cars by category in South Africa:
Top-selling budget cars:
Best selling compact crossover/SUV