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UK 1993: Ford Escort stays #1, Ford Mondeo arrives

Ford Escort

The UK market is up 11% this year at 1.775 million units, and the Ford Escort is the best selling car in the country again with 122,002 sales and 6.9% share. The Ford Fiesta is up to #2 at 110,449 units (6.2%), just above the Vauxhall Astra, up 26% at 108,264 sales and 6.1%. The Vauxhall Cavalier is down to #4 at 5.9%.

Vauxhall Astra

Ford Mondeo

The Ford Sierra is replaced this year by the Ford Mondeo, up to a flying start: it is #5 overall with 88,660 sales and even ranks #1 in December! The Vauxhall Nova is renamed Corsa to be in line with the Opel version of the model and is up 21% this year. The new Nissan Micra ranks #11 overall, the highest year-end ranking ever achieved by a Japanese model in the UK.

Full Top 10 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Nissan Micra pic.

Nissan Micra

UK Full Year 1993:

Pos Model 1993 % 93/92 1992 % Pos
1 Ford Escort 122,002 6.9% 1% 121,086 7.6% 1
2 Ford Fiesta 110,449 6.2% 4% 106,594 6.7% 3
3 Vauxhall Astra 108,204 6.1% 26% 86,098 5.4% 4
4 Vauxhall Cavalier 104,104 5.9% -4% 108,818 6.8% 2
5 Ford Mondeo 88,660 5.0% new 0  –  –
6 Rover 200 77,745 4.4% 1% 77,214 4.8% 6
7 Rover 100 57,068 3.2% 1% 56,638 3.6% 7
8 Peugeot 405 52,184 2.9% 8% 48,482 3.0% 8
9 Vauxhall Corsa 51,608 2.9% 21% 42,779 2.7% 9
10 Renault Clio 45,269 2.6% 30% 34,701 2.2% 10

Source: SMMT

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