New 4X4 Sales In January 2016

New 4X4 Sales In January 2016

The January 2016 sales figures are in and as we’ve previously reported, there is a new sales┬áleader in town, with the Ford Ranger showing the Toyota HiLux a clean pair of heels, if only for a month.

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Ford Ranger – Top of the pops in January

The data also reveals that HiLux clung to the number two position by just 178 sales over Nissan’s NP300 Navara and 189 sales over Holden’s Colorado. The gloves are definitely off in the 4X4 ute segment.

A similar battle rages between the best selling wagons with Toyota’s LandCruiser outselling the Jeep Grand Cherokee by just six units. The Grand Cherokee is well down on sales compared to January 2015 (679 compared to 1008), while the recently updated LandCruiser appears to be on a bit of a roll (up from 530 to 685 sales).

Toyota's Cruiser dusted off the Grand Cherokee
Toyota’s Cruiser dusted off the Grand Cherokee

Volkswagen’s Amarok posted a 12 percent improvement when compared to the previous January, up from 500 to 558 sales.

Mitsubishi might be killing off the Pajero, but in the meantime it’s selling up a storm, with sales up from 352 units in January 2015 to 498 units last month. Proof that out-of-date still sells if the price is right.

Discount pricing driving old man Pajero sales
Discount pricing driving old man Pajero sales

The Land Rover Defender more than doubled it’s January sales, selling 87 units in 2016. That will be the mad rush of buyers taking delivery of the last Defenders, prior to manufacturing ceasing last week. They’d have been on order for months and we’ll continue to see new Defender sales in the stats for the next month or two.

January 2016 – New 4X4 Sales In Australia

MAKE/MODELJanuary 2016YTD
Ford Ranger 4X419781978
Toyota HiLux16651665
Nissan Navara 4X414871487
Holden Colordo 4X414761476
Mitsubishi Triton 4X4993993
Mazda BT-50 4X4709709
Toyota LandCruiser685685
Jeep Grand Cherokee679679
Isuzu UTE D-MAX 4X4634634
Volkswagen Amarok558558
Nissan Pathfinder543543
Mitsubishi Pajero498498
Isuzu UTE MU-X495495
Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series404404
Land Rover Discovery Sport339339
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport336336
Land Rover Discovery258258
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque234234
Land Rover Range Rover Sport215215
Jeep Cherokee207207
Mitsubishi Challenger150150
Jeep Wrangler138138
Nissan Patrol 4X4123123
Jeep Compass108108
Land Rover Defender8787
Toyota FJ Cruiser8787
Jeep Renegade7777
Jeep Patriot5959
Foton Tunland 4X45050
Land Rover Range Rover4040
RAM Laramie 4X42323
Ssangyong Actyon Sports77
Land Rover Freelander 200
Great Wall V20000
Great Wall V24000
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