Top 10 Selling Cars in March 2018

The results have been released for the top 10 selling cars in March, revealing the iconic Aussie ute has reclaimed its position as the nation’s most popular vehicle to buy.

According to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), the Toyota Hilux claimed first place as the top-selling vehicle, with 4,348 sales in March.

Total sales for March, including passenger cars, SUVs, light and heavy commercial vehicles and the national government fleet was up 1.5% year-on-year to 291,538 sales.

If you are keen to start hunting for a new and improved car, do your research and check out the best-of-the-best in the market.

The top 10 March sellers were:

#1 Toyota HiLux – 4,348 sales

Source: Car Advice

Noteworthy features on the Toyota Hilux: advanced technology with features like Vehicle Stability Control to help you maintain grip while driving, as well as quietness and impressive ride quality.

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#2 Ford Ranger – 4,064 sales

Source: Ford Australia

Noteworthy features on the Ford Ranger: comfort, space and functionality, plus professional 4×4 capabilites like water wading and driver assist.

#3 Toyota Corolla – 3,218 sales

Source: Toyota Australia

Noteworthy features on the Toyota Corolla: low running and maintenance costs, plus sporty and agile drive capabilities.

#4 Mitsubishi Triton – 3,109 sales

Source: Mitsubishi Motors Australia

Noteworthy features on the Mitsubishi Triton: high performing towing technology, 5-star safety, the ease of driving a passenger car and ample load capacity in the tray.

#5 Mazda3 – 2,780 sales

Source: Mazda Australia

Noteworthy features on the Mazda3: centre console has ample storage space, a redesigned steering wheel and control buttons designed to improve the driving experience.

#6 Hyundai i30 – 2,719 sales

Source: Hyundai Australia

Noteworthy features on the Hyundai i30: wireless charging compatible with Qi-enabled smartphones. The car is also fitted out with an 8-inch touchscreen.

#7 Nissan X-Trail – 2,504 sales

Source: Nissan Australia

Noteworthy features on the Nissan X-Trail: family-friendly SUV with plenty of room, cruise control, emergency braking and a motion-activated tailgate.

#8 Mitsubishi ASX – 2,337 sales

Source: Mitsubishi Motors Australia

Noteworthy features on Mitsubishi ASX: panoramic glass roof and easy unload with the Smart Key button for the tailgate on XLS models, reverse camera and smartphone audio capabilities for Android and Apple devices.

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#9 Mazda CX5 – 2,261 sales

Source: Mazda Australia

Noteworthy features on the Mazda CX5: driving display pop-up shows the driver the speed, recognises traffic signs and displays navigation information in your line of sight.

#10 Toyota LandCruiser – 2,148 sales


Noteworthy features on the Toyota LandCruiser: Toyota Genuine Bull Bars, Bluetooth connectivity, touchscreen display and multi terrain anti-lock braking system.

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