United kingdom – February 2017: Vauxhall takes a step back

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The Vauxhall Corsa remains far from the positions of head

sales of new cars in the british market seem to have reached their ceiling. In February traded 83.115 units representing a decline of 0.3% compared with the same month of the previous year. The annual accumulated remains positive with a growth of 1.8% on the basis of the 257.679 units accounted for.

the hegemony of The Ford Fiesta in the ranking of the models remains unaltered, despite the fact that the utility of the brand, the blue oval has seen its sales fell 5% in comparison with February of 2016. The Volkswagen Golf remains strong in the second square and the Ford Focus shows a very strong growing a fabulous 33%.

Vauxhall Astra (-17%) and Mercedes C Class (-26%) close the Top 5, both falling significantly. Worse is the case of the Volkswagen Polo: the current generation of the Polo is at the end of its commercial life and its replacement will arrive in the coming months, a fact that is taking a toll on dealers with a strong fall of the 43%.

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The Ford Focus is shown strong in the United Kingdom

Nissan to demonstrate that dominates the world crossover, with the Nissan Qashqai (6) to the front of the compact SUVS and the Nissan Juke (8) to a win in the popular crossover segment in urban areas. Both models have returned to their positions as natural after that in January, the small Juke surprise to your big brother.

Among the manufacturers, Ford is the leader as usual although their enrollments have declined 14% and the Volkswagen assaults the second place of the ranking. Vauxhall, brand recently incorporated into the PSA Group along with Opel, drops to the third position with a great setback in their sales of 20%.

Sales model

The most cars sold in the uk market are:

Ranking Model Sales feb’17 Sales 2017 (jan-feb) Ranking 2017 (jan-feb)
1 Ford Fiesta 4.282 12.777 1
2 Volkswagen Golf 2.949 8.404 2
3 Ford Focus 2.170 6.235 4
4 Vauxhall Astra 1.971 6.767 3
5 Mercedes C-Class 1.829 5.329 6
6 Nissan Qashqai 1.760 5.990 5
7 Vauxhall Corsa 1.746 4.742 11
8 Nissan Juke 1.532 4.650 8
9 Volkswagen Polo 1.362 5.260 7
10 Audi A3 1.341 1.341 12

Sales by brand

The units registered by the manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales feb’17 Sales 2017 (jan-feb) Ranking 2017 (jan-feb)
1 Ford 9.909 32.687 1
2 Volkswagen 7.326 20.293 2
3 Vauxhall 6.299 20.169 3
4 BMW 6.119 14.608 7
5 Mercedes 6.099 19.147 4
6 Audi 5.237 16.913 5
7 Nissan 5.033 16.411 6
8 Peugeot 3.273 9.225 11
9 Kia 3.243 10.904 8
10 Skoda 3.236 8.667 12
11 Toyota 3.095 10.531 9
12 Hyundai 3.009 9.396 10
13 Honda 2.126 6.136 14
14 Citroën 2.120 5.370 17
15 Renault 2.092 6.112 15
16 Mini 2.045 4.325 20
17 Land Rover 1.778 7.205 13
18 Seat 1.728 5.582 16
19 Suzuki 1.587 5.349 18
20 Fiat 1.426 4.647 19
21 Mazda 1.164 3.991 21
22 Volvo 1.077 3.872 22
23 Jaguar 869 3.563 23
24 Dacia 439 2.433 24
25 DS 369 1.028 27
26 Mitsubishi 354 1.683 25
27 Smart 294 1.045 26
28 Jeep 227 955 29
29 Lexus 206 1.006 28
30 Porsche 202 889 30
31 Alfa Romeo 196 480 31
32 Abarth 130 353 33
33 Infiniti 118 300 35
34 MG 111 316 34
35 SsangYong 105 403 32
36 Bentley 60 223 37
37 Subaru 48 226 36
38 Maserati 46 211 39
39 Aston Martin 31 220 38
40 Lotus 24 49 41
41 McLaren 14 63 40
(other british labels) 17 69
(other imported brands) 234 624