The best-selling bakkies in South Africa

Whether it is to navigate a potholed terrain, facilitate the type of work you do, or to cater for your outdoor oriented lifestyle, the bakkie has long been a popular mode of transport in South Africa.

To highlight their popularity, the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger topped the best-selling passenger vehicle list in 2017, each breaching over 30,000 sales in 2017, according to data from Lightstone, while the Ranger makes up 41% of all double cabs sold in Southern Africa.

Despite 2017 being an economically turbulent year, new vehicle sales increased by 1.8% according to official sales figures from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).

These are the top-selling bakkies for 2017 according to Lightstone’s data:

Toyota Hilux

  • Number sold: 36,422
  • Price: From R398,600


Ford Ranger

  • Number sold: 32,786
  • Price: From R241,900

Nissan NP200

  • Number sold: 15,081
  • Price: From R165,500

Isuzu KB

  • Number sold: 14,255
  • Price: From R241,300



Nissan NP300/Hardbody

  • Number sold: 13,604
  • Price: From R187,900

Chevrolet Utility

  • Number sold: 7,544
  • Price: No longer sold new in SA

VW Amarok

  • Number sold: 2,946
  • Price: From R511,100

Toyota Land Cruiser Pick-up

  • Number sold: 2,662
  • Price: From R623,800

Nissan Navara

  • Number sold: 1,832
  • Price: From R523,900

Read: Single vs double cab bakkie sales in South Africa

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