These are the Hyundai fashions that South Africans liked to purchase in December | All Tech Sir


  • Each month, Hyundai is without doubt one of the prime 5 automotive producers in South Africa.
  • The Korean automaker constantly sells greater than 2,000 autos per 30 days.
  • Surprisingly, their smallest and most reasonably priced mannequin just isn’t the most well-liked or best-selling mannequin.

Hyundai is one in every of South Africa’s prime automotive producers, however which of their fashions is successful favor with native patrons? We check out which fashions rolled off showroom flooring in November and December.

The Korean model quietly sells greater than 2,000 new passenger autos each month and has remained one of many prime 5 automakers all year long. However which of their vehicles is the most well-liked based on the month-to-month experiences of the Nationwide Car Producers Affiliation of South Africa (Naamsa)? In November, the automaker offered 2,693 passenger vehicles, of which solely 506 had been included within the rental business.

Hyundai i30 N

in 2022 Hyundai i30 N

Like Toyota, Hyundai has virtually no merchandise that do not transfer month after month. The three autos with the bottom gross sales figures are comparatively area of interest merchandise: the i30 N, which discovered two new houses in November alone, and the Kona (24 models offered). The third mannequin is Hyundai’s luxurious SUV Sante Fe. The car begins at R856,900 (and it is value each penny) and sits just under the automaker’s costliest SUV, the Palisade, which begins at R1,066,900.

You’d suppose the model’s smallest and most reasonably priced mannequin could be its largest vendor, however surprisingly, the little Atos solely launched 256 models in November. Whereas that is a wholesome determine, it is the Grand i10 that is its bread-and-butter mannequin, with 971 models offered.

Hyundai Grand i10

in 2020 Hyundai Grand i10 (QuickPic)

The numbers dipped barely in December, however that is nonetheless largely because of the stock points that almost all automakers around the globe are going through. Let’s check out which of those Korean fashions had been hottest with native prospects in December:

The automaker’s hottest mannequin to this point is the charming and moody Grand i10 780 New gross sales from the Korean automaker, of which solely 62 went to the rental business, means 718 new Grand i10s discovered new houses final month.

Subsequent is The Place That Moved 499 fashions from showroom flooring, of which 148 went to rental firms. Regardless of the success of the Grand i10, the Atos continues to be extremely popular in SA, with 342 fashions of the small metropolis automotive offered. Behind him is the i20, which has gone from a quiet child within the nook to a daring, unbiased teenager. 339 models offered in December.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta

Then comes Creteone of the underrated vehicles of the yr, with 133 of fashions offered final month. Earlier in 2022 Hyundai has launched a facelifted model of the Creta which continues to be promoting effectively for the automaker. We drove it within the News24 Motoring check storage and it was good for each day driving.

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On an excellent day I can get 5.4L/100km – with air con and driving underneath 120km/h. Even at a more durable tempo, on the nationwide pace restrict and in stop-and-go site visitors, the 6.9-litre determine continues to be fairly good on a foul day. The Creta has confirmed to be such a sensible car and one of the economical vehicles yow will discover in immediately’s new automotive market. Filling the tank from empty will price about R600 and you’ll drive lower than 600 km.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta

In the course of the longer check, I used to be very proud of the common gas consumption of 5.9 liters that I achieved in each day driving in all climate and street circumstances. And as soon as once more I have to add that the air conditioner is all the time on. My finest studying thus far is 4.9L/100km, which is a really spectacular determine for its measurement and big boot.

Hyundai has additionally launched its new Grand Creta for 2022. At first, I believed the enchantment of the seven-seater would develop considerably into the Creta’s determine of the month, however surprisingly, that is not the case. The break up is nearly even, and the bigger car is bagged 121 model gross sales.

Tucson has moved on 83 fashions, and the more and more sensible motion of individuals offered Staria 82 models for a automotive producer. Surprisingly, not one of the 82 Staria vans offered ended up in rental firms, and all discovered new blissful houses.

Kona is offered 45 models offered unimaginable Sante Fe 27 (not unhealthy contemplating costs begin at R856 900) and the sporty GTI-eater i30 N (R779 900) discovered. 13 new house final month.

And final however not least, offered mega Palisade three fashions.



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