SA's best-selling cars: Polo Vivo remains a top seller

 <b>SA'S BEST-SELLER:</b> The Volkswagen Vivo was SA's best-selling passenger car for March 2017. <i>Image: Quickpic</i>
<b>SA'S BEST-SELLER:</b> The Volkswagen Vivo was SA's best-selling passenger car for March 2017. <i>Image: Quickpic</i>

Cape Town - Continuing its trend as South Africa’s best-selling passenger car, the Volkswagen Polo Vivo found 2383 new owners in March 2017; almost 400 more than the second-placed standard Polo.

The Polo secured the top two positions for VW with a sales figure of 1997 units.

The best-selling vehicle overall however is Toyota's Hilux bakkie  with 3447 units sold in March. .

READ: SA car sales March 2017: The calm before the storm

The Toyota Corolla/Auris/Quest found 1511 new owners, followed by the Toyota Fortuner (1312 units) in fourth. The Etios (859 units) and Rav4 (640) filled positions sixth and eighth, respectively.

Ford SA, despite the turmoil of the last few months, had three of its vehicles within the top 10 list.

The Fiesta came in fifth place with a sales figure of 1041 units. It is also the last passenger car with a sales figure of more than 1000.

The EcoSport (759 units) continued its run as a top 10 contender in seven place, while the Everest made a surprise appearance in ninth place with 577 units sold.

The VW Golf 7 closes out the top 10 with a sales figure of 549 units.

Top-selling bakkies in March 2017

Commenting on passenger car sales, Naamsa said: “The March 2017 new car market at 31 034 units reflected a gain of 644 cars or an improvement of 2.1% compared to the 30 390 new cars sold in March 2016.” 

Top 10 passenger cars for March 2017: Scroll through the slides below

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
Voting Booth
Who do you think is the better F1 driver between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Lewis Hamilton
44% - 56 votes
Max Verstappen
56% - 72 votes