Despite fewer selling days in March due to public holidays, the new vehicle industry made an upward swing, with a total of 49 233 new vehicles sold.
Overall, out of the total reported industry sales of 49 233 vehicles, an estimated 44 417 units or 90.2% represented dealer sales, an estimated 5.3% represented sales to the vehicle rental Industry, 2.7% to industry corporate fleets and 1.8% to government.
But where are South Africans buying cars?
Gauteng continues to lead the way in terms of vehicle sales with 18 220 units recorded in March 2018, reports Lightstone Auto.
The Northern Cape recorded the least amount of sales with 594 units for the month.
We've included a full breakdown of vehicle sales by province (both passenger car and LCV) at the end of this article.
SA car sales by province: