South Africa tire market was valued over USD2 billion in 2019 is projected to grow at CAGR of around 4.5% by 2026, on account of increasing vehicle sales and fleet size coupled with growing production and export of tires. Moreover, increasing penetration of Chinese and budget tires in South African tire market through tire importers are providing more options to the customers, which is expected to positively influence the market during forecast period. South Africa tire market can be segmented based on vehicle type, radial vs bias, demand category and region. Based on vehicle type, the country’s tire market can be segmented into passenger car, commercial vehicle, off the road vehicle and two-wheeler. Passenger cars tire segment was the largest segment in 2020 and the segment is expected to dominate during the forecast period on the back of large passenger car fleet coupled with growing production and sales of passenger cars.

Increasing consumer preference for high passenger and load carrying capacity, safe driving, better fuel efficiency is fueling the demand for SUVs and luxury cars in the country, which is resulting in higher demand for radial tires in the country. Based on radial vs bias, the market can be segmented into radial and bias tires, with radial tires segment accounting for the largest market share and expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period as well. Consumers prefer radial tires due to their advantages, such as flexible sidewalls and reduced fuel consumption due to less vibration and resistance. Based on demand category, the replacement tires segment grabbed the largest share in the country’s tire market due to expanding automobile fleet as well as higher replacement rate.

In terms of regional analysis, the market has been segmented into Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State, Mpumalanga, North-West, Limpopo and Northern Cape. Gauteng region accounts for the largest share in the country’s tire market, primarily due to large existing fleet of passenger cars in the region. Being one of the major manufacturing hubs for automobile producers, this region has the presence of three automotive OEMs production facilities - BMW, Ford and Nissan. High concentration of automotive manufacturing is expected to boost tire market of Gauteng region in South Africa in the coming years.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022-2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast South Africa tire market size.
  • To classify and forecast South Africa tire market based on vehicle type, radial vs bias, demand category, and region.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for South Africa tire market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in South Africa tire market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for South Africa tire market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in South Africa tire market.

  

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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of leading manufacturers across the region. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major players operating in tire market in South Africa.

TechSci Research calculated South Africa tire market size using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

·         Tire manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders

·         Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers

·         Organizations, forums and alliances related to tire market

·         Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as tire manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders. The report would enable the stakeholders in strategizing investments and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, South Africa tire market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

·         Market, By Radial vs Bias Type:

o   Radial

o   Bias 

·         Market, By Vehicle Type:

o   Passenger Car

o   Commercial Vehicle

o   Off the road vehicle

o   Two-Wheeler 

·         Market, By Demand Category:

o   OEM

o   Replacement

 

·          Market, by Country:

o   Gauteng

o   KwaZulu-Natal

o   Western Cape

o   Eastern Cape

o   Free State

o   Mpumalanga

o   North-West

o   Limpopo

o   Northern Cape

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in South Africa tire market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five) 

1.     Product Overview

2.     Research Methodology

3.     Analyst View

4.     Impact of COVID-19 on South Africa Tire Market

5.     Voice of Customer

5.1.   Factor Influencing Purchase Decision

5.2.   Brand Recall

5.3.   Brand Satisfaction Level

6.     South Africa Tire Market Outlook

6.1.   Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.   Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Commercial Vehicle, Two-Wheeler, & Off-The-Road)

6.2.2. By Radial Vs Bias

6.2.3. By Demand Category (OEM and Replacement)

6.2.4. By Region

6.2.5. By Company

6.2.6. Market Attractiveness Index

7.     South Africa Passenger Car Tire Market Outlook

7.1.   Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume

7.2.   Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Hatchback/Sedan, SUV)

7.2.2. By Radial Vs Bias

7.3.   Prominent Tire Sizes

8.     South Africa Commercial Vehicle (CV) Tire Market Outlook

8.1.   Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value & Volume

8.2.   Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Vehicle Type (LCV, MCV, HCV)

8.2.2. By Radial Vs Bias

8.3.   Prominent Tire Sizes

9.     South Africa OTR Tire Market Outlook

9.1.   Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value & Volume

9.2.   Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Industrial & Mining Equipment, Construction Equipment & Others)

9.2.2. By Radial Vs Bias

9.3.   Prominent Tire Sizes

10.  South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.   By Value & Volume

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.   By Vehicle Type (Motorcycles, Scooters/Mopeds)

10.2.2.   By Radial Vs Bias

10.3.              Prominent Tire Sizes

11.  Import-Export Analysis

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1.  Drivers

12.2.  Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

15.  SWOT Analysis

16.  South Africa Economic Profile

17.  Competitive Landscape

17.1.  Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd

17.2.  Continental Tyre SA (Pty) Ltd

17.3.  Goodyear South Africa (Pty) Ltd

17.4.  Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd

17.5.  Michelin Tire

17.6.  Nexen Tire

17.7.  Yokohama Tire

17.8.  Kumho Tire

17.9.  Apollo Tire

17.10.   Pirelli Tire

18.  Strategic Recommendations

19.  About Us & Disclaimer

  • Figure 1: South Africa Tire Market Size, By Value, 2016 – 2026F (USD Billion) 

    Figure 2: South Africa Tire Market Size, By Volume, 2016 – 2026F (Million Units)

    Figure 3: South Africa Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2016 – 2026F 

    Figure 4: South Africa Tire Market Share, By Demand Category Type, By Volume, 2016 – 2026F

    Figure 5: South Africa Tire Market Share, By Radial vs Bias, By Volume, 2016 – 2026F 

    Figure 6: South Africa Tire Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2020 

    Figure 7: South Africa Tire Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2020 

    Figure 8: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Market Size, By Value, 2016 – 2026F (USD Billion) 

    Figure 9: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Market Size, By Volume, 2016-2026F (Million Units) 

    Figure 10: South Africa Passenger Car Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 11: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 12: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Market Share, By Radial vs Bias, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 13: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Size, By Value, 2016-2026F (USD Billion) 

    Figure 14: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Size, By Volume, 2016-2026F (Million Units) 

    Figure 15: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2016-2026F

    Figure 16: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 17: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 18: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Market Share, By Radial vs Bias, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 19: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Size, By Value, 2016-2026F (USD Billion) 

    Figure 20: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Size, By Volume, 2016-2026F (Million Units) 

    Figure 21: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 22: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 23: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Market Share, By Radial vs Bias, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 24: South Africa OTR Tire Market Size, By Value, 2016-2026F (USD Billion) 

    Figure 25: South Africa OTR Tire Market Size, By Volume, 2016-2026F (Million Units) 

    Figure 26: South Africa OTR Tire Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 27: South Africa OTR Tire Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 28: South Africa OTR Tire Market Share, By Radial vs Bias, By Volume, 2016-2026F 

    Figure 29: Natural Rubber Production, By Country, By Volume, 2020

    Figure 30: Anatomy of a Tire 

    Figure 31: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Exports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 32: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Exports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 33: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Exports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 34: South Africa OTR Tire Exports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 35: South Africa Tire Exports, By Vehicle Type, 2016-2020 

    Figure 36: South Africa Passenger Car Tire Imports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit)

    Figure 37: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Tire Imports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 38: South Africa Two-Wheeler Tire Imports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 39: South Africa OTR Tire Imports, By Volume, 2016-19 (Unit) 

    Figure 40: South Africa Tire Imports, By Vehicle Type, 2016-19 (Unit)

     

    List of Tables

    Table 1: South Africa Tire ASP, 2016 & 2026F (USD) 

    Table 2: Top Commercial Vehicle Brands, 2020

    Table 3: Top Passenger Car Brands, 2020 

    Table 4: South Africa Passenger Car Production & Sales Volume, 2016-2020 (‘000 units) 

    Table 5: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Production, By Vehicle Type, 2016-19 (Units) 

    Table 6: South Africa Commercial Vehicle Sales, 2016-19 (Million Units) 

    Table 7: National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications 

    Table 8: South Africa Trade Agreements, In Force 

    Table 9: South Africa Trade Agreements, Ongoing Negotiations