The 1-Series They Can Buy In
Cheshire Isn’t The Same As The
1-Series You Can Buy In Chicago
The rankings of the ten most frequently registered cars in the United Kingdom were quite a bit different in December 2012 than in the prior month.
The usual best seller, Ford’s Fiesta, was not the best-selling car for the second consecutive month, and in fact, dropped all the way to third spot as registrations dipped 8% compared to December of last year.
This enabled not only the Ford Focus, but Vauxhall’s Astra, to overtake the Fiesta in December. Ford reported a 30% increase in Focus registrations. Year-to-date, the growth achieved by the Focus, Astra, and Volkswagen Golf was well below the industry’s 5% improvement. Indeed, Golf sales dipped 2%.