Sales cars: United Kingdom – July 2016: Opel Astra and Mercedes A-Class seduce

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The Vauxhall Astra takes advantage of the new generation to achieve their best result of the last 29 months

car sales in the Uk have been frozen in July (+0.1%) with 178.523 units registered. The uncertainty of the ‘Brexit’ is affecting the sector, although it can still boast of being in the positive in the annual accumulated, which have been marketed 1.599.159 units in the first seven months of the year, i.e. 2.8% more than in the same period of 2015.

As could not be otherwise, the Ford Fiesta continues to be unstoppable in the british market. However, the model of the brand of the oval begins to notice her expertise and has declined by 6% in its registrations with respect to the data achieved in July of 2015. This has allowed his rival the Vauxhall Corsa (+15%) approach to the position of privilege.

Brilliant third place Vauxhall Astra. Couldn’t get on the podium from two and half years ago, when he was signed to the same position in February of 2014. The German has improved their sales a fabulous 55% and has been positioned as a leader in the compact segment this month above the popular Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf.

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The Mercedes A-Class achieves its best historical position in the United Kingdom

And speaking of compact, the other models featured in July has been the Mercedes A Class, who achieved his best result in the important british market getting for the first time in the Top 10. In addition, it has been the model of the star more sold in this country, surpassing the Mercedes Class C.

Among the manufacturers, Ford retains the first position while Vauxhall grows strongly (+17%) to take second place, and Volkswagen it is third party. Good data Mercedes lets you skip to the fourth step, standing as a premium brand most sought after.

Sales model

The 10 top-selling cars in the Uk are:

Ranking Model Sales jul’16 Sales 2016 (jan-jul) Ranking 2016 (jan-jul)
1 Ford Fiesta 7.990 71.823 1
2 Vauxhall Corsa 5.606 47.962 2
3 Vauxhall Astra 4.939 33.345 6
4 Ford Focus 4.911 43.626 3
5 Nissan Qashqai 4.527 38.183 5
6 Volkswagen Golf 4.519 42.096 4
7 Volkswagen Polo 4.112 32.112 7
8 Vauxhall Mokka 3.321 25.783 9
9 Mercedes A-Class 3.040 24.080 12
10 Mercedes C-Class 3.015 25.084 10

Sales by brand

in enrolment achieved by the manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales jul’16 Sales 2016 (jan-jul) Ranking 2016 (jan-jul)
1 Ford 22.247 193.439 1
2 Vauxhall 19.733 152.680 2
3 Volkswagen 14.038 123.604 3
4 Mercedes 11.650 100.253 6
5 Audi 11.582 101.103 5
6 Nissan 9.944 88.526 7
7 BMW 9.699 101.309 4
8 Kia 7.417 53.760 11
9 Peugeot 6.916 61.692 8
10 Hyundai 6.093 54.270 10
11 Skoda 5.825 48.058 14
12 Toyota 5.333 59.837 9
13 Land Rover 4.882 47.441 13
14 Citroën 4.311 42.092 15
15 Honda 3.886 36.335 18
16 Renault 3.782 48.352 12
17 Volvo 3.629 26.258 21
18 Fiat 3.506 36.830 17
19 Seat 3.154 27.788 20
20 Mini 3.026 36.989 16
21 Suzuki 2.885 22.829 22
22 Mazda 2.692 29.073 19
23 Jaguar 2.639 19.236 23
24 Dacia 1.386 14.831 24
25 DS 1.211 10.647 26
26 Mitsubishi 1.186 11.730 25
27 Jeep 1.182 8.782 27
28 Smart 873 6.616 30
29 Lexus 774 8.190 28
30 Porsche 636 7.348 29
31 Alfa Romeo 433 3.138 31
32 Infiniti 399 1.964 36
33 MG 305 2.201 34
34 SsangYong 293 2.644 32
35 Bentley 188 1.149 37
36 Abarth 180 2.185 33
37 Subaru 148 1.976 35
38 Maserati 131 843 38
39 Aston Martin 45 512 39
40 Lotus 1 141 40
(other british labels) 56 479
(other imported brands) 227 2.135