The automotive industry standard for rapid strategic analysis that integrates new vehicle sales volumes with detailed and up to date vehicle pricing, vehicle segmentation and vehicle specifications.

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Includes the pricing and specification data of all new vehicles in South Africa.

Maintain and modify existing reports, vehicle and specification baskets.

We enhance competitive advantage for motor industry analyst’s with fast, easy, sophisticated
and highly flexible analysis

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Smart Codes


The Lightstone Auto Smart Code and Vehicle Master file is maintained by Lightstone Auto for use in the Automotive, Banking and Insurance industry in South Africa and represent the combined experience of over 15 years of automotive specification and analysis work.They are particularly useful for the population of standard “drop downs” in applications and websites as well as the pre-population of Industry Naming Standards and Classifications.

This file contains the following:

  • Lightstone SmartID ™
  • Brand – Make of the vehicle
  • Model – Model of the vehicle
  • Variant – Variant/Derivative
  • Body Shape – Body Shape of the vehicle
  • Gear Type – Manual/Automatic
  • Doors – Number of doors
  • Fuel Type – Diesel/Petrol
  • GCM - Gross Combined Mass of the vehicle
  • GVM – Gross Vehicle Mass of the vehicle
  • Engine Size – Engine Size of the vehicle
  • kW – Kilowatts of the vehicle
  • Horse Power – Horse Power of the vehicle
  • ECE Emissions – CO2 emissions
  • Cylinders- Number of Cylinders
  • Kerb Mass – Dry Weight of the vehicle
  • Market – Passenger/Light Commercial/ Medium Commercial/Heavy Commercial
  • Intro Month – The month that the Make/Model Derivative was introduced
  • Discon Month – The month that the Make/ Model Derivative was discontinued

For a copy of the Lightstone Auto Smart Code and Vehicle Master with basic vehicle specifications, please complete your details and click the submit button.

There are some conditions associated with downloading the file. By clicking on the submit button you agree to the following :

  1. You may download the file free of charge and use the data within the file to help populate data and perform matching within your systems.
  2. You acknowledge that the codes and contents within this file is the work of Lightstone Auto and you may not sell and distribute this data to anyone else without written permission from Lightstone Auto.
  3. We provide this file as a service to the industry and make every effort to provide it as error-free as possible. However, should an error creep in, we cannot be held liable for any losses that may occur due to the error.