Chevrolet Corsa Utility exceeds 170 000 sales

Chevrolet Corsa line employee, Charles Constable, checks out the Utility before it leaves the plant“June marked an important milestone for General Motors South Africa (GMSA) when the Chevrolet Corsa Utility exceeded 170 000 sales.

The Utility continues to dominate the three quarter ton pick-up segment in South Africa. Motor industry sales figures for May showed a market share of 46,6% for the first five months of 2011. During this time the Corsa Utility extended its unbroken period as the number one seller in its segment to 74 months.

Produced at the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth, this light commercial vehicle (LCV) first came into the market in February 1997. The Utility also holds number one position in quality for the past six years in a row as measured by the Synovate Quality Survey. In the last survey the Chevrolet Corsa Utility scored 50 problems per 100 vehicles, whilst its nearest competitors in second and third position scored 123 and 186 problems per 100 vehicles respectively.” read the full story here.