Sales cars: United Kingdom – January 2016: The Nissan Qashqai, record

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The Nissan Qashqai achieves what no japanese had achieved in the Uk

have Not been able to start better things in the the new vehicle market in the United Kingdom. In the first month of 2016-have been registered a 2.9% more vehicles in January 2015, reaching a figure of 169.678 units that have left the dealers british. It has been the month of January with the higher sales volume for the last 11 years.

The Ford Fiesta is maintained immovable in the first place. Who has given the surprise has been the Nissan Qashqai, which has led to a new second position: not only is the best result in the history of the SUV, but, in addition, also signing the best performance achieved ever by a japanese model in this market.

Vauxhall Corsa is maintained within the podium, but third place has a certain bittersweet taste after seeing that their sales have fallen by a disastrous 30% compared to the achieved in January of the previous year. The Ford Focus you have to settle with fourth place and it is already the third time in the last four months that is left out of the podium.

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The Mercedes C Class is the main architect of the extraordinary result from the German brand

Nissan can boast of having another of the great protagonists of the ranking of models this month. The Nissan Juke, that not even was in the Top 10 of cars most sold in 2015, has made its star appearance in between the first posts with an extraordinary sixth place.

as for the manufacturers, Ford, Vauxhall and Volkswagen keep the first three positions without surprises. The brand which has most prominent has been Mercedes aupándose until the fourth tier, with a growth of 26%. The opposite happens with BMW, which is in seventh place despite the fact that it is usually much above normal.

Sales model

The 10 top-selling cars in the uk market are:

Ranking Model Sales January’16
1 Ford Fiesta 8.353
2 Nissan Qashqai 4.839
3 Vauxhall Corsa 4.803
4 Ford Focus 4.285
5 Volkswagen Golf 3.813
6 Nissan Juke 3.446
7 Volkswagen Polo 3.298
8 Audi A3 3.227
9 Vauxhall Astra 3.185
10 Mercedes C-Class 3.022

Sales by brand

The data of registrations of the trademark are the following:

Ranking Brand Sales January’16
1 Ford 22.035
2 Vauxhall 15.262
3 Volkswagen 12.055
4 Mercedes 11.800
5 Audi 11.513
6 Nissan 10.720
7 BMW 8.265
8 Peugeot 7.313
9 Toyota 6.829
10 Hyundai 5.881
11 Kia 5.066
12 Skoda 4.993
13 Land Rover 4.609
14 Citroën 4.574
15 Honda 4.520
16 Mazda 4.281
17 Renault 4.145
18 Fiat 3.558
19 Seat 3.119
20 Volvo 2.990
21 Suzuki 2.354
22 Jaguar 2.252
23 Mini 1.931
24 Dacia 1.667
25 Mitsubishi 1.535
26 DS 1.089
27 Lexus 1.001
28 Porsche 827
29 Jeep 804
30 Smart 703
31 MG 313
32 Alfa Romeo 304
33 SsangYong 269
34 Subaru 207
35 Abarth 201
36 Bentley 120
37 Infiniti 105
38 Maserati 82
39 Aston Martin 69
40 Lotus 16
41 Chevrolet 1
(other british labels) 261
(other imported brands) 48