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What are the most popular used car brands in the UK right now?

What are the most popular used car brands in the UK right now?

Discover the top 50 most popular car makes and brands available at UK dealerships with Carsnitch's curated list. Stay informed about the leading names in the automotive industry, from premium luxury brands to reliable everyday favourites. Explore up-to-date insights on the best-selling brands and find the right car to suit your needs and preferences. Begin your car search with confidence on Carsnitch today.

RankMakeStockAvg PriceAvg AgeUpdated At
1FordFord47,524£14,807530 Nov 23
2VolkswagenVolkswagen36,708£18,906530 Nov 23
3BMWBMW34,221£24,751530 Nov 23
4VauxhallVauxhall33,095£11,698530 Nov 23
6AudiAudi31,016£24,754530 Nov 23
5Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz31,199£24,863530 Nov 23
7NissanNissan20,872£14,733530 Nov 23
8Land RoverLand Rover18,852£35,757630 Nov 23
9ToyotaToyota18,783£16,928430 Nov 23
10PeugeotPeugeot17,336£14,294530 Nov 23
11KiaKia16,058£16,598430 Nov 23
12HyundaiHyundai13,701£15,861430 Nov 23
13CitroenCitroen13,014£13,280530 Nov 23
14RenaultRenault12,963£12,627530 Nov 23
15SkodaSkoda11,549£16,142430 Nov 23
16MiniMini11,519£15,094630 Nov 23
18SeatSeat9,283£14,198430 Nov 23
17VolvoVolvo9,588£25,656530 Nov 23
21FiatFiat7,321£10,423630 Nov 23
20MazdaMazda7,655£16,240530 Nov 23
19HondaHonda7,718£15,006630 Nov 23
22JaguarJaguar6,606£24,774630 Nov 23
23SuzukiSuzuki6,091£13,243430 Nov 23
25PorschePorsche4,971£70,656630 Nov 23
24MGMG5,000£17,967230 Nov 23
26LexusLexus3,630£29,178430 Nov 23
27DaciaDacia3,341£11,164430 Nov 23
28MitsubishiMitsubishi2,993£18,796630 Nov 23
29JeepJeep1,628£21,157530 Nov 23
31DSDS1,197£14,896430 Nov 23
30TeslaTesla1,259£31,441330 Nov 23
32Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo965£22,488630 Nov 23
33BentleyBentley935£88,097830 Nov 23
35CupraCupra879£30,029130 Nov 23
34SubaruSubaru912£24,098630 Nov 23
39SmartSmart729£8,020830 Nov 23
38Aston MartinAston Martin769£116,337830 Nov 23
36SsangYongSsangYong798£19,344330 Nov 23
37AbarthAbarth775£14,600530 Nov 23
40FerrariFerrari600£201,9091030 Nov 23
43LamborghiniLamborghini352£220,293530 Nov 23
42IsuzuIsuzu379£22,610530 Nov 23
41MaseratiMaserati394£43,976630 Nov 23
45ChevroletChevrolet251£16,0171130 Nov 23
44Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce274£178,9881030 Nov 23
46McLarenMcLaren161£164,792530 Nov 23
47InfinitiInfiniti149£11,378730 Nov 23
48SaabSaab118£4,2131630 Nov 23
49ChryslerChrysler113£6,3601430 Nov 23
50LotusLotus112£55,172930 Nov 23

Summary of the Top 50 Brands

The UK's used car market is a diverse ecosystem, with a range of brands competing for the attention of discerning buyers. From everyday runabouts to luxury marquees, the variety is staggering. Let's break down the most intriguing aspects of the current scene, based on the top 50 popular used car brands on sale:

The Dominant Players:

  1. Ford tops the list with a whopping 47,343 cars in stock, reflecting its longstanding popularity among UK drivers. Despite having the largest stock, the average price of a used Ford stands at £15,280 - offering a mix of affordability and trustworthiness.
  2. German heavyweights, Volkswagen and BMW, follow closely, boasting large stocks and commanding average prices of £19,242 and £25,157, respectively.

The Premium Club:

  1. Land Rover, though ninth in terms of stock, showcases a significantly higher average price of £38,998.
  2. The opulent Rolls-Royce, with its limited stock of 263 units, commands an average price of £196,993, closely rivalled by Lamborghini at £223,140.
  3. Notably, Bentley and Aston Martin also fetch premium prices, with their used models averaging above £100,000.

The Electric Vanguard: While brands like Ford and Volkswagen dominate in terms of stock, it's interesting to see Tesla making its mark. With an average age of only 3 years and an average price of £34,068, Tesla's electric models signal a shift in buying preferences.

The Value Propositions: Brands like Vauxhall, Nissan, and Peugeot offer a blend of reasonable prices and younger vehicle ages, making them strong contenders for those seeking value for money.

Emerging Stars: Keep an eye on Cupra, with cars just 1 year old on average, hinting at its recent surge in popularity. Similarly, MG, with an average age of 3 years, suggests it's increasingly finding favour among UK drivers.

A Nostalgic Farewell: Brands like Saab and Chrysler, once staples on the UK roads, are now seeing their average stock age rise to 16 and 13 years, respectively. It may not be long before these iconic brands become even rarer sights.

Conclusion: The UK's used car market paints a vibrant picture of diverse preferences, with brands catering to every budget and taste. From the ever-reliable Ford to the luxury of Bentley and Rolls-Royce, there's something for everyone. And with data updated daily, it's evident that the market remains dynamic, adapting to the evolving demands and trends of UK drivers. Whether you're a buyer, a seller, or an enthusiast, there's never been a more exciting time to dive into the UK's automotive scene.