UK Car Registrations by Manufacturer

The UK car market records further registration declines  in October – Down 1.6% Year-on-year

  • 140,945 registrations recorded in October, down -1.6% YOY.
  • Fleet registrations down -3.3% YOY in October to 77,249 registrations.
  • Private registrations up 0.4 % YOY in September to 60,422 registrations.

*Source SMMT

Ford continue to lead the way with 12,946 registrations and almost 1,000 more registrations than closest rival Volkswagen.

Electric cars (BEV) remain  on the rise, up 195% YOY in October with 9,335 registrations. This represents a near 168% change year to date in registrations to 75,946  & 5.5% Market share.

Top 5 Performing Brands registrations in October.

  • Ford 12,946 units – 9.44% market share.
  • Mercedes-Benz 10,888 units – 6.9% market share.
  • Audi 11,453 units – 6.64% market share.
  • BMW 10,827 units – 6.89% market share.
  • Volkswagen 11,939 units – 8.86% market share.
October 2020 Top 5 Manufacturers
Oct 2020 YTD top 5 performers
Oct 2020 YTD top 5 performers
Manufacturer Performance
Hot

Volkswagen

Car Manufacturers
 
 
Volkswagen (VW) is a German car brand that was founded in 1937 by the "German Labo...
Ranking (cars sold)
2
Cars registered
11939 (Oct)
Cars Sold YTD
122607
Market Share YTD
8.86%
Hot

Mercedes-Benz

Car Manufacturers
 
 
Mercedes-Benz is a German car maker founded in 1926 by Karl Benz & Gottlieb Daimle...
Ranking (cars sold)
3
Cars registered
10888 (Oct)
Cars Sold YTD
95581
Market Share YTD
6.90%

Ford

Car Manufacturers
 
 
The Ford Motor Company is an American automaker and the world's fifth largest auto...
Ranking (cars sold)
1
Cars registered
12946 (Oct)
Cars Sold YTD
130729
Market Share YTD
9.44%

BMW

Car Manufacturers
 
 
The official founding date of the German motor vehicle manufacturer BMW is 7 March...
Ranking (cars sold)
4
Cars registered
10827 (Oct)
Cars Sold YTD
95438
Market Share YTD
6.89%
Hot

Audi

Car Manufacturers
 
1
 
Audi is a German car manufacturer that was founded in 1909. Audi has been a member...
Ranking (cars sold)
5
Cars registered
11453 (Oct)
Cars Sold YTD
91888
Market Share YTD
6.64%

Best Sellers

October & 2020 year-to-date best performers. Mercedes-Benz A Class was the best seller in October with 4,149 registrations. The Ford Fiesta retains the year-to-date best seller with 43,281 units sold.

Rank Oct 20 Brand Sold
1 Mercedes Benz A-Class 4,149
2 Vauxhall Corsa 3,957
3 Ford Fiesta 3,845
4 Volkswagen Golf 3,831
5 Ford Puma 3,609
6 Volvo XC40 3,548
7 MINI 3,100
8 Ford Focus 2,823
9 BMW 1 Series 2,606
10 Audi A3 2,523
Rank YTD Brand Sold
1 Ford Fiesta 43,281
2 Vauxhall Corsa 39,692
3 Volkswagen Golf 35,014
4 Ford Focus 33,965
5 Mercedes-Benz A Class 31,604
6 Nissan Qashqai 27,790
7 MINI 25,841
8 Volkswagen Polo 23,904
9 Ford Puma 21,142
10 BMW 1 Series 20,032

Cars registrations League table:

Brand October Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 YTD
Total 140,945 483,557 169,945 590,154 140,945 1,384,601
Volkswagen 11,939 45,095 13,838 51,735 11,939 122,607
Ford 12,946 43,835 16,039 57,909 12,946 130,729
Mercedes-Benz 10,888 33,856 11,827 39,010 10,888 95,581
BMW 10,827 34,262 12,318 38,031 10,827 95,438
Audi 11,453 30,669 9,736 40,030 11,453 91,888
Vauxhall 8,293 26,841 10,735 34,460 8,293 80,329
Toyota 7,944 27,006 12,354 33,707 7,944 81,011
Nissan 5,305 23,563 6,546 23,796 5,305 59,210
Kia 6,090 22,295 6,675 28,185 6,090 63,245
Land Rover 4,755 20,075 5,549 19,216 4,755 49,595
Skoda 5,693 17,330 5,782 20,616 5,693 49,421
Peugeot 5,311 15,053 6,397 20,425 5,311 47,186
SEAT 3,544 15,669 4,598 14,731 3,544 38,542
Hyundai 4,051 13,753 3,948 20,146 4,051 41,898
MINI 4,210 12,998 5,278 15,550 4,210 38,036
Volvo 5,665 12,105 5,593 14,486 5,665 37,849
Renault 3,093 9,908 5,361 19,857 3,093 38,219
Honda 2,107 9,620 1,819 11,019 2,107 24,565
Citroen 2,330 9,152 2,465 10,490 2,330 24,437
Jaguar 1,801 7,967 2,584 7,811 1,801 20,163
Mazda 1,548 7,166 1,580 11,727 1,548 22,021
Fiat 1,616 6,166 2,162 8,289 1,616 18,233
Suzuki 1,246 6,277 1,536 9,178 1,246 18,237
MG 1,892 5,465 2,247 7,360 1,892 16,964
Dacia 1,252 5,055 2,378 10,379 1,252 19,064
Lexus 956 4,470 1,501 6,311 956 13,238
Mitsubishi 532 3,834 874 3,100 532 8,340
Porsche 1,235 2,755 1,318 6,166 1,235 11,474
Jeep 458 1,006 526 1,953 458 3,943
DS 195 717 201 930 195 2,043
Alfa Romeo 142 644 296 701 142 1,783
Abarth 227 628 286 1,004 227 2,145
Ssangyong 87 435 234 735 87 1,491
Bentley 114 391 140 579 114 1,224
smart 159 248 178 656 159 1,241
Subaru 99 253 53 392 99 797
Maserati 46 178 61 205 46 490
Lotus 0 33 10 0 0 43
Alpine 6 37 20 30 6 93
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