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2015 UK car registrations

2015 turned out to be a bumper year for new car registrations in the UK with sales ending the year at 2.6 million units up 6.3% on 2014. This is the biggest total ever and is only the 4th time that sales have topped 2.5 million units.

Growth was seen in all market sectors and across all fuel types with petrol registrations up 8.4% and diesel up 3%. Alternative fuels (including hybrids and all electric) were also up significantly securing a market share of 2.8%.

 

 

Top Ten Registrations December 2015 & 2015 YTD December 2015

December 2015

YEAR TO DATE

Ford Fiesta

8,977

Ford Fiesta

133,434

Vauxhall Corsa

6,914

Vauxhall Corsa

92,077

Mini

5,371

Ford Focus

83,816

Ford Focus

4,982

Volkswagen Golf

73,409

Volkswagen Golf

4,816

Nissan Qashqai

60,816

Vauxhall Mokka

4,404

Volkswagen Polo

54,900

Vauxhall Astra

4,075

Vauxhall Astra

52,703

BMW 3 series

3,750

Audi A3

47,653

BMW 1 series

3,260

Mini

47,076

Nissan Qashqai

3,249

Vauxhall Mokka

45,399

source: SMMT 07/01/16

 

 

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