Toyota Hilux Retains “Best-Selling Bakkie” Title for October 2023

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Toyota’s Hilux continues to cling to pole place within the extremely aggressive native market’s October gross sales stories.

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High 5 best-selling bakkies for October 2023:

  1. Toyota Hilux: 3 110 items
  2. Ford Ranger: 1 853 items
  3. Isuzu D-Max: 1 464 items 
  4. Nissan NP200: 961 items 
  5. Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up: 565 items

“The Automotive Enterprise Council mentioned as we speak that the persisting financial pressure on companies and shoppers continued to affect straight on new car gross sales as combination home new car gross sales in October 2023, at 45,445 items, mirrored a decline of 905 items, or a fall of two,0%, from the 46,350 automobiles offered in October 2022.”

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The Hilux has held the highest spot within the bakkie section’s gross sales leaderboard for the higher a part of 2023. In September, Toyota reported promoting 3 249 items, which decreased by 139 items in October. Ford reportedly offered 560 items much less in October than it did in September 2023 ( 2 413 items), leading to a 1 257 unit hole between first and second. Consequently, this has allowed Isuzu’s D-Max to creep nearer to second place. Curiously, the NP200 and Mahindra’s Scorpio Pik-Up gross sales figures replicate a much less dramatic fluctuation from September to October. 

“Home gross sales of recent mild industrial automobiles, bakkies and mini-buses at 12,361 items throughout October 2023 had recorded a decline of 387 items, or a lack of 3,0%, from the 12,748 mild industrial automobiles offered throughout October 2022.”

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