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The best-selling cars in July

The UK new car market declined by 9.3 per cent in July 2017 with Brexit uncertainty cited as a key reason. Demand for new cars was down across business, fleet and private sectors.

That said, demand for alternatively-fuelled vehicles including plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles grew and they took a record market share of 5.5 per cent, as demand for diesel cars dropped by 20.1 per cent. But what were the most popular selling cars in July 2017?

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Ford Focus – 5251 registered

While the smaller Fiesta is still the best-selling car of 2017 so far, in July it dropped a few places – but Ford is still top of the table with the larger Focus. Good to drive, economical and family-friendly, it holds plenty of appeal, buoyed by some competitive current offers including 0 per cent finance and discounts off list price.

Read our review of the Ford Focus


TheGentlemanThug    on 7 August 2017

New car sales have been in decline since April, exactly when the Government imposed new VED charges making popular cars like these more expensive to buy new; coincidence much?

Brexit may be a factor, but it's far from the biggest one and the attitude that Brexit is to blame for seemingly everything wrong in the UK is getting very, very old indeed.

Edited by Bicycle_Repair_Man on 07/08/2017 at 16:29

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