Toyota HiLux remains best-selling ute in August 2016

Toyota HiLux holds off challenge from Ford Ranger for another month…

Australia’s love for utes continued in August 2016 with the Toyota HiLux remaining on top of the mountain in both 4×2 and 4×4 categories.

VFACTS sales data for August 2016 shows 3,604 4×2 pick-ups/cab-chassis vehicles were sold in the month, that number up a whopping 3.2% on the same month last year.

4×2 ute sales in 2016 are up a hefty 12.1%.

Over in the 4×4 segment there was 11,046 deliveries, 15.52% more than the same month in 2015.

While 4×4 ute sales this year have increased by 10.5%.

August 2016 4×2 Ute Sales:

  1. Toyota Hilux 4X2 893 (+216.7%)
  2. Ford Ranger 4X2 600 (+68.5%)
  3. Mazda BT-50 4X2 406 (+3.8%)
  4. Isuzu Ute D-MAX 4X2 378 (+32.6%)
  5. Holden Utility 4X2 341 (-27.8%)
  6. Mitsubishi Triton 4X2 311 (+10.3%)
  7. Ford Falcon Ute 252 (+11.0%)
  8. Nissan Navara 4X2 190 (+16.6%)
  9. Holden Colorado 4X2 150 (-19.4%)
  10. Volkswagen Amarok 4X2 68 (-34.0%)
  11. Foton Tunland 4X2 14 (+55.6%)
  12. SsangYong Actyon Sports 4X2 1 (-75.0%)

August 2016 4×2 Ute Sales:

  1. Toyota Hilux 4X4 2,418 (+44.4%)
  2. Ford Ranger 4X4 2,364 (+35.9%)
  3. Holden Colorado 4X4 1,503 (+34.9%)
  4. Nissan Navara 4X4 1,101 (+55.5%)
  5. Mitsubishi Triton 4X4 1,010 (-40.9%)
  6. Isuzu Ute D-MAX 4X4 730 (-11.1%)
  7. Toyota Landcruiser PU/CC 695 (+23.2%)
  8. Mazda BT-50 4X4 657 (-2.4%)
  9. Volkswagen Amarok 4X4 473 (steady)
  10. Foton Tunland 4X4 48 (-36.0%)
  11. Nissan Patrol PU/CC 21 (-25.0%)
About Joel Helmes 3038 Articles
Joel is the founder and CEO of Behind the Wheel. Joel has a background as a radio broadcaster with on-air roles at 4BC, 4KQ, 2KY, 2LT and 2UE amongst others, as well as a news editor and program director. Joel’s relationship with cars stems back to his early childhood learning to change oil and brakes with his father and uncle. This continued on into his driving years owning an assorted collection of cars.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


UA-105840-15