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UK December 2010: Vauxhall Astra #1, Fiesta leader in Full Year Now with Top 50 best-selling models in 2010

The UK car market is down 18% in December at 123,817 registrations, bringing the 2010 total to 2,030,846 up +2%. This month the Vauxhall Astra is #1 for the second time in 2010 (after June) and only the third time in 3 years. The Mini delivers what is likely to be its best ever month in 4th place with 4,236 sales and 3.4%.

Over the full year 2010, the Ford Fiesta is the best seller for the 2nd year in a row with 103,013 sales (-12%), followed by the Astra (+19%), Ford Focus (-17%), Vauxhall Corsa (-8%), VW Golf (+2%) and Polo (+54% and 9 spots). The Nissan Qashqai is in all likeliness the first Japanese car to feature in a UK Yearly Top 10 at #10 with 39,048 sales (+28% and 3 spots).

Land Rover places the Freelander at #38 (15,562 sales), the Range Rover at #52 (12,580) and the Discovery at #69 (8,295). The Jaguar XF is at an impressive #51 with 12,687 units sold.

More photos, Full Year 2010 Top 50 & December Top 10 rankings: click on ‘Read more’ below.

UK December Top 10:

Pos Model Dec % Nov 2010 % Pos
1 Vauxhall Astra 5,377 4.3% 4 80,646 4.0% 2
2 Vauxhall Corsa 4,737 3.8% 7 77,398 3.8% 4
3 Ford Fiesta 4,560 3.7% 1 103,013 5.1% 1
4 Mini 4,236 3.4% 11 41,883 2.1% 9
5 Ford Focus 3,831 3.1% 2 77,804 3.8% 3
6 VW Polo 3,724 3.0% 8 45,517 2.2% 6
7 VW Golf 3,267 2.6% 3 58,116 2.9% 5
8 Nissan Qashqai 2,841 2.3% 10 39,048 1.9% 10
9 Vauxhall Insignia 2,587 2.1% 5 n/a n/a n/a
10 BMW 3 Series 2,477 2.0% 6 42,020 2.1% 8

UK Full Year 2010 Top 10 with variations vs. 2009:

Pos Model 2010 % 10/09 2009 % Pos
1 Ford Fiesta 103,013 5.1% -12% 117,296 5.9% 1
2 Vauxhall Astra 80,653 4.0% 19% 67,729 3.4% 4
3 Ford Focus 77,804 3.8% -17% 93,517 4.7% 2
4 Vauxhall Corsa 77,391 3.8% -8% 84,478 4.2% 3
5 VW Golf 58,116 2.9% 2% 57,187 2.9% 5
6 VW Polo 45,517 2.2% 54% 29,566 1.5% 15
7 Peugeot 207 42,185 2.1% -12% 48,037 2.4% 6
8 BMW 3 Series 42,022 2.1% 8% 39,029 2.0% 8
9 Mini 41,883 2.1% 5% 39,866 2.0% 7
10 Nissan Qashqai 39,048 1.9% 28% 30,554 1.5% 13

38. Land Rover Freelander 15,562 sales 0.8%

UK Full Year 2010 Top 50:

Pos Model 2010 %
1 Ford Fiesta 103,013 5.1%
2 Vauxhall Astra 80,653 4.0%
3 Ford Focus 77,804 3.8%
4 Vauxhall Corsa 77,391 3.8%
5 VW Golf 58,116 2.9%
6 VW Polo 45,517 2.2%
7 Peugeot 207 42,185 2.1%
8 BMW 3 Series 42,022 2.1%
9 Mini 41,883 2.1%
10 Nissan Qashqai 39,048 1.9%
11 Vauxhall Insignia 37,273 1.8%
12 Renault Clio 34,243 1.7%
13 BMW 1 Series 31,996 1.6%
14 Audi A3 31,930 1.6%
15 Vauxhall Zafira 30,360 1.5%
16 Ford Mondeo 30,115 1.5%
17 Fiat 500 26,920 1.3%
18 Mercedes C Class 26,624 1.3%
19 Renault Megane 26,114 1.3%
20 Honda Jazz 24,210 1.2%
21 Hyundai i10 23,565 1.2%
22 Mercedes E Class 23,133 1.1%
23 Peugeot 308 22,620 1.1%
24 Toyota Yaris 21,965 1.1%
25 VW Passat/CC 21,721 1.1%
26 Ford Ka 21,423 1.1%
27 Audi A4 20,831 1.0%
28 Honda Civic 20,693 1.0%
29 Renault Scenic 19,014 0.9%
30 Nissan Micra 18,720 0.9%
31 Seat Ibiza 17,174 0.8%
32 Skoda Octavia 16,964 0.8%
33 Peugeot 107 16,735 0.8%
34 Nissan Note 16,643 0.8%
35 Kia Picanto 16,451 0.8%
36 BMW 5 Series 16,119 0.8%
37 Vauxhall Meriva 15,766 0.8%
38 Land Rover Freelander 15,562 0.8%
39 Mazda2 15,396 0.8%
40 Citroen C1 15,256 0.8%
41 Hyundai i30 15,186 0.7%
42 Skoda Fabia 14,841 0.7%
43 Citroen C3 14,347 0.7%
44 Audi A5 14,303 0.7%
45 Peugeot 3008 13,628 0.7%
46 Toyota Aygo 13,600 0.7%
47 Kia Cee’d 13,408 0.7%
48 Hyundai i20 13,048 0.6%
49 Fiat Punto 12,926 0.6%
50 Toyota Auris 12,717 0.6%

51. Jaguar XF 12,687 sales 0.6%

52. Range Rover 12,580 sales 0.6%

69. Land Rover Discovery 8,295 sales 0.4%

As far as Light Commercial Vehicles sales are concerned, the Ford Transit is the best-seller, as it has been the case every year since its launch in 1965… In 2010 it totaled 62,308 sales, up 12% on 2009.

The Ford Transit is 2010’s best selling LCV in the UK.

Source: www.smmt.co.uk & thanks to our friend at Planete Renault – you know who you are! 🙂

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  1. RayCee
    January 23, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    Great data. It’s not common to see UK sales by model.

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