UK Best Selling Car. The top 50 in the 2017

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UK Best Selling Car ranking in the 2017 with Ford and Vauxhall declining under the attach of German models. The Volkswagen Golf gained the second step of the podium while the last generation of Nissan Qashqai was fourth.

British vehicles market flourished in recent years hitting two consecutive all time record in 2015 and 2016 overtaking for the first time the milestone of 3 million light vehicles sales in a year. Car passenger’ record was established in the 2016 with 2.692.000 units. However, since mid 2016 the market ended the speed and has progressively taken a descendent track. Indeed, according to data released by the Royal Minister of Transportation, in the 2017 full year sales have been 2.540.000, down 5.4%.  2018 outlook is negative and sales are foreseen near 2.3 million units.

If you wish to give a final check at the 2016 best-selling car ranking, do it before reading this year rank.

The best-selling cars in 2017 unchanged, with the  Ford Fiesta on top of the list despite the lost of sales due to the run out of sixth generation and the production rump up of the seventh.

Ford Fiesta annual sales have been 94.533 (-21.6%) with a narrowed margin over the aggressive leader of imported vehicles, up 1 spot,  the  Volkswagen Golf  sold in 77.231 units (+11.1%).

In third place the Ford Focus with 69.903 units (-0.9%) followed by the Nissan Qashqai with 64.216 units (+2.4%),  the Vauxhall (Opel in the table) Corsa with 52.773 units (-31.6%), the Vauxhall Astra with49.370 (-18.7%) and the Volkswagen Polo with 47.855 units (-12.1%).

In eight place the Mini with 47.669 (-1.4%) ahead of the Mercedes C Class with 45.912 (+3.9%) and, in 10th place,  the Mercedes A Class with 43.717 units (+6.2%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for top 50 models.

 

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