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The Best Selling Cars of the Year So Far

See which cars are top of the charts in 2020

Ford continues to lead the way following with Volkswagen in the best selling cars in the UK charts. The SMMT figures for car sales were released and the market was down on January 2019 by -13.9% in January 2020. During the first month of the year there was still just under 150,000 people driving brand new cars. The UK car market is the second biggest in the EU behind Germany. Buyers can choose from around 350 different models available in various body styles and fuel types to suit all motoring needs. 

Let’s see who’s been buying what. This is the leader board of cars sold so far this year, in ascending order...

Vauxhall Grandland X - 2,261 cars sold

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The Grandland X is the largest SUV to come from Vauxhall. The Grandland X is a mid-sized SUV winner thanks to its athletic, yet muscular stance, further features include economy and great tech.

  • Prices start from £23,915

Volkswagen Polo - 2,336 cars sold
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Now in its sixth generation, the new Polo is flying off the shelves. VW's successful small hatchback is a great all rounder.

  • Prices start from £15,735

BMW 3 Series - 2,422 cars sold 

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The success of the latest 3 Series from BMW continues in the footsteps of the previous models. Refined looks, an engaging drive, it's frugal and oozing with quality. That's why so many drivers love it.  

  • Priced from £32,565
  • Offers from £415 per month at 4.9% APR

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Kia Sportage - 2,457 cars sold

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Kia's popular SUV remains in the top 10, making it the third SUV to enter the best selling cars of 2019. The Sportage is Kia's best selling model and it's not hard to see why. It's attractive, affordable, and comes with a massive 7-year /100,000-mile warranty. 

  • Prices start from £20,670

Mercedes-Benz A-Class - 3,214 cars sold
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Who’d have thought the Mercedes A-Class, Mercedes’ first-ever hatchback, would feature so consistently in the top 10 best selling cars in the UK. It has sold so well as it is available on very reasonable finance and leasing deals, and secondly, it is favoured highly by company car owners and fleet managers.

  • Prices start from £24,660

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Volkswagen Golf - 4,027 cars sold
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The Golf is such a popular car that sells, sells and sells, and it has done so consistently since it was first introduced back in 1974. Order books are now open for the new MK 8 Golf. 

  • Prices for the MK 8 start from £23,875

Vauxhall Corsa -4,373 cars sold

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The Fun Corsa was the fourth best selling car in the UK in 2019, the Corsa is accustomed to being high up on the leaderboard and much closer to its main rival, the Fiesta. The all-new model is available to order now, so let's see if this model can follow with success.

  • Prices start from £15,750

Nissan Qashqai - 4,608 cars sold

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The ever popular Qashqai continues to be the UK's best selling SUV, it's continued success speaks volumes about just how good this model is.

  • Prices start from £20,195
  • Offer on 1.3DIG-T 140 ACENTA PREMIUM for £279 x 48 months at 4.9% APR
  • Offer on 1.3DIG-T 140 2WD MT N-TEC for £289 x 48 months at 0% APR

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Ford Focus - 5,287 cars sold

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Another unsurprising feature in this list. The new Focus continues the solid sales performance of the last one, and when the range is largely powered by modern Ecoboost petrol engines, this is a car which is comfortably withstanding the changing of the market.

  • Prices start from £20,645
  • Offer on ST-Line 1.0 for £220 x 36 months at 0% APR

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Ford Fiesta - 6,087 cars sold

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You probably could have guessed that this was going to be top of the list. It’s been the best selling car in the country for quite some time now. The new Fiesta is the best looking and most well-rounded model they’ve ever put on the market and the EcoBoost engines are just too good for most manufacturers to compete with.

  • Prices start from £15,995
  • Offer on Trend 1.0 5dr for £170 x 36 months at 0% APR
  • Offer on the ST-Line Edition 1.0 3dr for £199 x 36 months at 0% APR

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