SA car sales: Toyota SA sells more than 4000 hilux bakkies

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<i>Image: Deutsche Welle</i>
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Toyota South Africa reports that out of the 11 795 units sold in March 2019, a total of 4252 were Hilux bakkies. While overall industry sales have continued to decline this year, Toyota sales have been on a steady trajectory.

At 47 718, domestic sales for March have contracted by 3.1% compared to the same month last year when a total of 49 230 vehicles were sold.

Naamsa reported that out of the industry sales of 47 718, an estimated 41 235 units sold or 86.4% represented dealer sales, an estimated 6.6% represented sales to the vehicle rental industry, 4.3% to government and 2.7% to industry corporate fleets.

Toyota and Lexus sales: March 2019

Corolla/Quest - 1723 

Fortuner - 954 

RAV4 - 715

Lexus 

ES - 35 

UX - 30 

NX - 25

LX - 25 

Luxury Toyota SUVs Land Cruiser 200 and Prado also fared well in their respective segments with 105 and 103 units apiece.  

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