Top 5 best-selling cars in Brittain
The latest list of Britain’s bestselling cars is here, with figures showing 2016 being another favoured year for the hatchback. Figures showing from February 2016 to 2017 shows that the hatchback is still in demand, with three of the top five cars in the list being hatchbacks with the Ford Fiesta leading the way at the top. Surprisingly, this year saw a crossover car earn more sales than Vauxhall’s popular Corsa, which has been a mainstay of the list for several years
1: Ford Fiesta – 50,779 registrations
The Ford Fiesta has been a car in demand for the last decade, these latest figures show this will not be changing anytime soon. The Fiesta has over 19,000 more registrations than the Focus. Though this is no surprise when comparing prices with the competition with the Fiesta being the cheapest, though the value for money is one of the Fiestas biggest selling points with its ride and handling, interior quality and smooth engine range, has become popular amongst motorists in the UK. With Ford releasing new pictures and specs for the 2018 model, this hatchback could be staying at the top spot for years to come.
2: Ford Focus – 31,762 registrations
In second we have the Ford Focus, an outstanding car which delivers an impressive drive at a suitable affordable price. Since replacing the Escort in 1999 the Focus has become known for the design alongside a strong economic engine range, which offers a lot of quality for its price. Offering people something a little bit extra in comfort and power compared to the Fiesta, so it’s no wonder why this car is popular among the British public.
3: Nissan Qashqai – 28,471 registrations
The Nissan Qashqai has been on British roads for over a decade, with many big names in the industry following suit trying to replicate the success this crossover has had. The Qashqai is the best-selling small SUV in the UK. Offering consumers the confidence of all-weather driving, safety and ease of space for a family friendly car.
4: Volkswagen Golf – 27,895 registrations
The Golf has been on our roads since 1974 when Volkswagen released the Golf Mk1, generations later the Golf has become an iconic car, gaining fans and Enthusiasts along the way.
The seventh generation Golf is a complete hatchback, with the combination of understated looks and an upmarket image. Has become a major selling point for the Golf. This alongside along with efficient engines and strong resale values, the Volkswagen Golf has become one of the best hatchbacks on the market. Which is why this hatchback will be one of Brittan’s best-selling cars for years to come.
5: Vauxhall Corsa – 27,821 registrations
The Corsa is a favourite amongst younger generation for its popular small but handy personality. The Corsa offers small engine sizes, allowing low running costs as well as cheap insurance. The Corsa also offers different specs to suit a variety of customer requirements, this versatility is what makes this car popular amongst motorists. With Corsa’s range provides customers with a modest 74bhp 1.4-litre petrol option to the sporting 202bhp VXR version, allowing versatility to the consumer. The Corsa provides people with a fun, well-designed car at an affordable price.
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