April 20, 2014

New car registrations up 3.3% in April

April 2012 new car registration figures: New car registrations were up 3.3% in April according to the latest figures released today by the SMMT.

142,322 cars were registered in the month, with the market 3.3% or 5,576 units up on April 2011 (which was down 7.4% on April 2010).

“A strong April new car market has raised confidence across the UK motor industry with registrations increasing 3.3%,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “We are seeing a steady increase in consumer confidence with growth in private demand, boosted by the arrival of a raft of new products. SMMT has increased its full year forecast to 1.95 million units, putting the market marginally ahead of 2011, indicating a period of relative stability.”

Top ten best sellers April

1Fiesta8,780
2Corsa6,184
3Focus5,491
4Astra4,684
53 Series3,737
6Golf3,600
7Polo3,579
8Qashqai2,990
9Insignia2,751
10Fiat 5002,600


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