July 31, 2014

New car registrations up 9.3% in July

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July 2012 new car registration figures: New car registrations were up 9.3% in July according to the latest figures released today by the SMMT.

143,884 cars were registered in the month, with the market 9.3% or 12,250 units up on July 2011 (which was down 3.5% on July 2010).

“New car registrations rose 9.3% in July, continuing the upward trend seen during recent months. SMMT’s full year forecast is for 1.97 million cars to be registered during 2012 suggesting a slight slowing of demand in the second half of the year,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “International economic stability remains a concern for vehicle manufacturers and the UK market, but intense competition and new fuel efficient products are creating great opportunities for motorists.”

Top ten best sellers July

1Fiesta7,533
2Corsa5,809
3Astra5,211
4Focus4,742
5Golf4,367
6Qashqai3,721
7C-Class3,163
8Polo2,863
9A32,711
10Insignia2,591


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