SMMT Vehicle Data

Car Registrations


  • DECEMBER % Change
    MARQUE 2016  % Market share 2015 % Market share
    Abarth 276 0.16 177 0.10 55.93
    Alfa Romeo 292 0.16 374 0.21 -21.93
    Aston Martin 107 0.06 65 0.04 64.62
    Audi 11,319 6.36 9,144 5.08 23.79
    Bentley 128 0.07 95 0.05 34.74
    BMW 15,066 8.46 17,181 9.54 -12.31
    Chevrolet 0 0.00 2 0.00 0.00
    Chrysler 0 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    Citroen* 2,653 1.49 4,775 2.65 -44.44
    Dacia 1,891 1.06 2,003 1.11 -5.59
    DS* 580 0.33 1,357 0.75 -57.26
    Fiat 3,929 2.21 4,235 2.35 -7.23
    Ford 20,741 11.65 23,261 12.92 -10.83
    Honda 3,294 1.85 2,794 1.55 17.90
    Hyundai 5,625 3.16 5,271 2.93 6.72
    Infiniti 78 0.04 66 0.04 18.18
    Jaguar 2,520 1.42 1,919 1.07 31.32
    Jeep 813 0.46 759 0.42 7.11
    Kia 3,788 2.13 3,466 1.92 9.29
    Land Rover 4,967 2.79 4,966 2.76 0.02
    Lexus 750 0.42 894 0.50 -16.11
    Lotus 5 0.00 17 0.01 -70.59
    Maserati 150 0.08 69 0.04 117.39
    Mazda 2,111 1.19 2,228 1.24 -5.25
    McLaren 18 0.01 0 0.00 0.00
    Mercedes-Benz 10,220 5.74 8,892 4.94 14.93
    MG 367 0.21 283 0.16 29.68
    MINI 7,383 4.15 7,370 4.09 0.18
    Mitsubishi 1,059 0.59 1,493 0.83 -29.07
    Nissan 10,628 5.97 9,775 5.43 8.73
    Peugeot 5,753 3.23 6,587 3.66 -12.66
    Porsche 1,264 0.71 555 0.31 127.75
    Renault 6,058 3.40 6,003 3.33 0.92
    SEAT 3,348 1.88 2,085 1.16 60.58
    Skoda 5,657 3.18 4,809 2.67 17.63
    smart 848 0.48 652 0.36 30.06
    Ssangyong 174 0.10 194 0.11 -10.31
    Subaru 330 0.19 302 0.17 9.27
    Suzuki 2,264 1.27 1,948 1.08 16.22
    Toyota 4,642 2.61 4,769 2.65 -2.66
    Vauxhall 17,074 9.59 20,830 11.57 -18.03
    Volkswagen 15,634 8.78 14,415 8.00 8.46
    Volvo 3,736 2.10 3,567 1.98 4.74
    Other British 55 0.03 18 0.01 205.56
    Other Imports 427 0.24 412 0.23 3.64
    Total 178,022   180,077   -1.14

    *Registrations for Citroen and DS were combined as Citroen until May 2015. As the Citroen figures for year-to-date 2015 include Citroen and DS registrations, please combine the 2016 registrations for Citroen and DS when comparing year-on-year results.

  • YEAR-TO-DATE % Change
    MARQUE 2016 % Market share 2015 % Market share
    Abarth 3,966 0.15 2,743 0.10 44.59
    Alfa Romeo 4,881 0.18 5,069 0.19 -3.71
    Aston Martin 906 0.03 949 0.04 -4.53
    Audi 177,304 6.58 166,709 6.33 6.36
    Bentley 1,948 0.07 1,379 0.05 41.26
    BMW 182,593 6.78 167,391 6.36 9.08
    Chevrolet 4 0.00 12 0.00 -66.67
    Chrysler 0 0.00 137 0.01 0.00
    Citroen* 62,991 2.34 80,012 3.04 -21.27
    Dacia 26,499 0.98 26,228 1.00 1.03
    DS* 15,898 0.59 8,614 0.33 84.56
    Fiat 60,581 2.25 64,257 2.44 -5.72
    Ford 318,316 11.82 335,267 12.73 -5.06
    Honda 59,106 2.19 53,417 2.03 10.65
    Hyundai 92,419 3.43 88,117 3.35 4.88
    Infiniti 2,891 0.11 1,195 0.05 141.92
    Jaguar 34,822 1.29 23,954 0.91 45.37
    Jeep 14,090 0.52 10,794 0.41 30.54
    Kia 89,364 3.32 78,489 2.98 13.86
    Land Rover 79,534 2.95 66,574 2.53 19.47
    Lexus 13,915 0.52 13,269 0.50 4.87
    Lotus 339 0.01 375 0.01 -9.60
    Maserati 1,435 0.05 1,434 0.05 0.07
    Mazda 46,609 1.73 45,504 1.73 2.43
    McLaren 18 0.00 0 0.00 0.00
    Mercedes-Benz 169,828 6.31 145,254 5.52 16.92
    MG 4,192 0.16 3,152 0.12 32.99
    MINI 68,984 2.56 63,581 2.41 8.50
    Mitsubishi 18,237 0.68 22,693 0.86 -19.64
    Nissan 152,525 5.66 153,937 5.85 -0.92
    Peugeot 98,529 3.66 104,249 3.96 -5.49
    Porsche 13,097 0.49 12,167 0.46 7.64
    Renault 85,102 3.16 75,618 2.87 12.54
    SEAT 47,456 1.76 47,654 1.81 -0.42
    Skoda 80,372 2.98 74,692 2.84 7.60
    smart 12,020 0.45 8,455 0.32 42.16
    Ssangyong 4,444 0.17 3,344 0.13 32.89
    Subaru 3,612 0.13 3,455 0.13 4.54
    Suzuki 38,167 1.42 34,437 1.31 10.83
    Toyota 96,746 3.59 98,709 3.75 -1.99
    Vauxhall 250,955 9.32 269,766 10.24 -6.97
    Volkswagen 207,028 7.69 223,784 8.50 -7.49
    Volvo 46,696 1.73 43,432 1.65 7.52
    Other British 825 0.03 701 0.03 17.69
    Other Imports 3,542 0.13 2,534 0.10 39.78
    Total 2,692,786   2,633,503   2.25

    *Registrations for Citroen and DS were combined as Citroen until May 2015. As the Citroen figures for year-to-date 2015 include Citroen and DS registrations, please combine the 2016 registrations for Citroen and DS when comparing year-on-year results.

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