The month of August came to a conclusion three weeks ago but we finally have results for the double-cab bakkie race in South Africa with regards to the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux specifically. The information is based on what has been reported by Lightstone Auto.
Including the double-cab, extra-cab and single-cab body configurations, Lightstone confirms that the Toyota Hilux continues to lead the race with a total sales figure of 3 346 units while the Ford Ranger paces behind with a figure of 1 317 units.
The sales driver for the Toyota Hilux once again was the double-cab variant with a figure of 1 732 units sold. This was followed by the single-cab boasting a result of 1 055 units and the extra-cab with 548 units. The Ford Ranger’s most popular bodystyle was the double-cab as well with a reported sales figure of 1 059 units while the single- and extra-cab sold 106 and 152 units respectively.
Year-to-date, the Hilux is well in the lead with a total of 25 989 units reportedly sold. The Ranger challenges this with a result of 14 451 units.
With a combined sales figure of 933 units of August 2021 is Isuzu D-Max which sold 618 double-cabs, 665 single-cabs and 48 extra-cabs. The year-to-date figure for this model is reportedly 10 380 units.
The Mahindra Pik-Up ended the month with a modest result of 315 units which consists of 97 double-cabs and 218 single-cabs. A year-to-date figure of 2 651 units has been reported.
Other one-tonne bakkies sold in South Africa such as the Nissan Navara, Mazda BT-50 and Volkswagen Amarok have not been detailed by Lightstone Auto.