Top 10 Best-Selling Cars In The UK – December 2010
The UK car market, a fraction the size of the U.S. car market, managed to snap up 4560 Ford Fiestas in December. In the U.S., sales of the Fiesta reached just 5212. Think those folks Across The Pond might prefer smaller cars?
Normally the strongest seller in the United Kingdom, December 2010 punched the Fiesta down to number three as Vauxhall had a strong month, taking out Ford as the number one brand. The Vauxhall Astra, the successor to a car we knew as the Saturn Astra, was the best-selling car in the UK in December. Its smaller sibling, the Vauxhall Corsa, squeaked in ahead of the Fiesta for #2 spot. You can see all this for yourself in the list below, so here are a few other notes on the UK car market’s December. By the way, if you’ve got the data to replace the “n/a” sections of the chart below, leave a comment and the Top 10 Best-Selling Cars In The UK list will undergo quick adjustments.
Aston Martin found 71 buyers in the UK in December. Dodge sold 23 vehicles. Fiat’s market share fell 1.33 percentage points to 2.29% on 2839 sales. Ford sold 13,953 vehicles; Vauxhall 16,548, Volkswagen 10,828, BMW 7373. In total, the UK new vehicle market was worth 123,817 sales in December, down from 150,936. Compared to non-scrappage scheme volume in December 2009, volume was actually up 4.8%.