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UK 1994: Ford Mondeo threatens Ford Escort’s domination

Ford Escort

New car sales in the UK are up 8% at 1.909 million registrations, and the fight for the best selling title is heating up this year. The Ford Escort is #1 for the third time in a row and the 11th year in total with 144,101 sales and 7.5% share, up 18%. The Ford Mondeo is closing in at #2 for its first full year of sales, up 3 spots 43% at 127,198 units and 6.7%.

Ford Mondeo

The Ford Fiesta rounds up a podium 100% Ford and 100% growing, up 12% at 123,757 sales and 6.5% share. Two Vauxhalls follow: the Cavalier (-4%) and Astra (-9%). The Vauxhall Corsa, launched last year, is up 2 spots and 53% and the Renault Clio takes advantage of the Peugeot 405 fall to endorse the leadership of foreign models at #9 with 2.6% of the market.

Full Top 15 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Vauxhall Corsa pic.

Vauxhall Corsa

UK Full Year 1994:

Pos Model 1994 % 94/93 1993 % Pos
1 Ford Escort 144,101 7.5% 18% 122,002 6.9% 1
2 Ford Mondeo 127,198 6.7% 43% 88,660 5.0% 5
3 Ford Fiesta 123,757 6.5% 12% 110,449 6.2% 2
4 Vauxhall Cavalier 100,105 5.2% -4% 104,104 5.9% 4
5 Vauxhall Astra 98,061 5.1% -9% 108,204 6.1% 3
6 Rover 200 80,260 4.2% 3% 77,745 4.4% 6
7 Vauxhall Corsa 78,721 4.1% 53% 51,608 2.9% 9
8 Rover 100 58,867 3.1% 3% 57,068 3.2% 7
9 Renault Clio 49,320 2.6% 9% 45,269 2.6% 10
10 Peugeot 306 48,793 2.6% n/a  –  –  –
11 Peugeot 106 44,441 2.3% n/a  –  –  –
12 VW Golf 44,023 2.3% n/a  –  –  –
13 Nissan Micra 43,482 2.3% n/a  –  –  –
14 Peugeot 405 41,632 2.2% -20% 52,184 2.9% 8
15 BMW 3 Series 32,488 1.7% n/a  –  –  –

Source: SMMT

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