Slight LCV sales lift in June 2018

Toyota remains on top of LCV market in Australia

2018 Toyota HiLux Rogue

The Australian new vehicle sales industry had another strong month in June 2018 with overall sales hitting just over 130,000 units.

Of those vehicles, 28,346 were light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

And it was Toyota again on top across the overall market, as well as our area of interest – ute and vans!

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The VFACTS data shows Toyota handed over 7,939 LCVs in the month, that total equating to a dominant 28.0% market share.

Also finishing on the podium in the month were Ford (5,028) and Mitsubishi (3,919).

HiLux was again the biggest-selling LCV in Australia, finishing ahead of Ford’s Ranger on the back of stronger 4×2 sales.

While Chinese brand, LDV was one of the big movers with a better than respectable total in the month.

June 2018 LCV Sales Data (overall sales):

  • Citroen – 38 (+46.2%)
  • Fiat Professional – 5 (-64.3%)
  • Ford – 5,028 (-3.5%)
  • Great Wall – 121 (+157.4%)
  • Holden – 2,512 (-9.7%)
  • Hyundai – 450 (-34.2%)
  • Isuzu Ute – 2,223 (-6.9%)
  • LDV – 511 (+138.8%)
  • Mazda – 1,426 (-17.6%)
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars – 22 (+57.1%)
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans – 387 (+141.9%)
  • Mitsubishi – 3,919 (+30.9%)
  • Nissan – 1,621 (-28.7%)
  • RAM – 20 (-44.4%)
  • Renault – 342 (-8.6%)
  • Suzuki – 1 (-97.9%)
  • Toyota – 7,939 (+6.5%)
  • Volkswagen – 1,781 (-0.1%)

June 2018 LCV Sales Data (Vans/CC under 2.5t):

  • Citroen Berlingo – 38 (+46.2%)
  • Fiat Doblo – 5 (-54.5%)
  • Renault Kangoo – 112 (+6.7%)
  • Suzuki – APV 1 (-97.9%)
  • Volkswagen Caddy Van – 241 (-15.7%)

June 2018 LCV Sales Data (Vans/CC 2.5-3.5t):

  • Ford Transit Custom – 253 (+74.5%)
  • Hyundai iLoad – 450 (-34.2%)
  • LDV G10 – 182 (+11.0%)
  • LDV V80 – 34 (-30.6%)
  • Mercedes-Benz Vito – 138 (+5.2%)
  • Renault Trafic – 202 (-12.6%)
  • Toyota Hiace Van – 696 (-17.1%)
  • Volkswagen Transporter – 290 (-3.3%)

June 2018 LCV Sales Data (Pick-Up/CC 4×2):

  • Ford Ranger 4X2 – 532 (-11.6%)
  • Great Wall Steed 4X2 – 46 (+84.0%)
  • Holden Colorado 4X2 – 251 (+8.7%)
  • Holden Utility 4X2 – 40 (-89.2%)
  • Isuzu Ute D-Max 4X2 – 607 (-5.9%)
  • Mazda BT-50 4X2 – 452 (-25.5%)
  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class 4X2 – 8
  • Mitsubishi Triton 4X2 – 305 (-9.8%)
  • Nissan Navara 4X2 – 348 (+4.2%)
  • Toyota Hilux 4X2 – 1,755 (+15.2%)
  • Volkswagen Amarok 4X2 – 8 (-88.9%)

June 2018 LCV Sales Data (Pick-Up/CC 4×4):

  • Ford Ranger 4X4 – 4,236 (-4.8%)
  • Great Wall Steed 4X4 – 75 (+240.9%)
  • Holden Colorado 4X4 – 2,221 (+1.9%)
  • Isuzu Ute D-Max 4X4 – 1,616 (-7.3%)
  • LDV T60 4X4 – 295
  • Mazda BT-50 4X4 – 974 (-13.3%)
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon CC – 22 (+57.1%)
  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class 4X4 – 218
  • Mitsubishi Triton 4X4 – 3,614 (+36.0%)
  • Nissan Navara 4X4 – 1,273 (-34.2%)
  • RAM Laramie – 20 (-44.4%)
  • Toyota Hilux 4X4 – 4,032 (+2.4%)
  • Toyota Landcruiser PU/CC – 1,199 (+31.0%)
  • Volkswagen Amarok 4X4 – 1,242 (+10.5%)

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