Commercial market down after August
The market has continued its downward trend, with August commercial registrations dropping by 10.1 per cent compared with the same month in 2018.
Toyota regained the market lead with a 22 per cent share (904 units) followed by Ford with 20 per cent (831 units) and Mitsubishi third with an eight per cent share of the market (348 units).
The Ford Ranger retained the top spot as the best selling commercial model with 18 per cent share (733 units) followed by the Toyota Hilux with 17 per cent share (690 units) with the Mitsubishi Triton in third with eight per cent market share (348 units).
The pick up/chassis cab 4x4 category claimed 15 per cent of the overall market in August.
The top three selling nameplates year-to-date are utes, with the Ford Ranger on top with 6464 units, followed by the Toyota Hilux (4727 units) and then the Mitsubishi Triton with 3843 units.