Top 10 Selling Cars in May 2018

The results have been released for the top 10 selling cars in May, 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 re-claimed first place as the top-selling vehicle, with 4,385 sales in May.

Total sales for May – including passenger cars, SUVs, light and heavy commercial vehicles and the national government fleet – were down slightly from the same time last year, sitting at 100,754 sales.

In year-to-date sales the industry continued its growth, showing a 2.1% gain for the first five months of 2018 compared with the same period last year.

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 May sellers were:

#1 Toyota HiLux – 4,385 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 – 3,674 sales

Source: Ford Australia

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

#3 Toyota Corolla – 3,120 sales

Source: Toyota Australia

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

#4 Hyundai i30 – 2,779 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.

#5 Mazda3 – 2,586 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 Mazda CX5 – 2,382 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.

#7 Toyota RAV4 – 2,063 sales

Source: CarsGuide

Noteworthy features on the Toyota RAV4: you can add a Toyota Genuine Roof Rack to transport extra gear. The car also comes with a 5-star ANCAP safety rating.

#8 Mitsubishi ASX – 2,029 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.

#9 Mitsubishi Triton – 2,026 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.

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#10 Volkswagen Golf – 1,951 sales

Source: CarsGuide

Noteworthy features on the Volkswagen Golf: Digital screen sits behind the steering wheel, displaying navigation, infotainment, vehicle performance functions and driver assistance.

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