What Are The Most Popular Lease Cars?
Wondering what the most popular lease cars are? There are a few things that determine which models keep topping the list time and time again. These are cars everyone wants to get their hands on, because they offer something special. Whether that’s reliability, convenience or an exciting spec, each of these vehicles has a feature that’s particularly appealing to lots of drivers.
We’re taking a look at our most popular lease vehicles over the last two years and what it is about them that makes them favourites of yours. From commercial-use vehicles to family-friendly cars and eco-conscious models, there’s plenty of variety among this list of the best lease cars in the UK. Here we count down the top seven leased vehicles.
1. Ford Transit Custom
Ford’s third best-selling model tops the list of most popular leases at Rivervale. Favoured in the medium-size van market, there are a variety of wheelbases and roof heights including the Luton style. Perfect for personal or commercial use, double sliding doors and an optional tailgate make the flexibility of this van part of its huge appeal. Available in an eco-conscious and efficient EcoBlue diesel model and a range of alternative seating options, the Ford Transit Custom takes the crown for the most popular lease vehicle in the UK.
2. Ford Kuga Estate
Stylish in appearance and produced by one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers, the Ford Kuga is renowned for quality, safety and reliability. Fitted with the latest infotainment and driving assistance features, technology is easy to come by in this top lease car. Well sized for families, space is a luxury in the Kuga with plenty of overhead room and ample storage, whether it’s a day out or a week-long getaway. With a five star Euro NCAP safety rating, this is the number one choice for family leasing.
3. Ford Fiesta Hatchback
As the Ford Fiesta is one of the UK’s most popular cars, it’s little surprise it’s claimed third on our most popular lease vehicle list. Enjoyable in every aspect, the Ford Fiesta offers a comfortable and reliable driving experience. Sleek on the outside, uncluttered and spacious on the inside, this hatchback comes with a sporty trim and delivers a punchy drive. Boasting a five star Euro NCAP safety rating and plenty of colours, trims and interior features to select from, you can find the perfect lease to match your personality.
4. Nissan Qashqai Hatchback
A mid-size SUV that comfortably seats five adults, the Nissan Qashqai was a trendsetter in the SUV market. Taking the title for What? Car of the Year two years in a row, there’s a lot to love about this market-leading family vehicle. Awarded Euro NCAP's full five-star safety rating, it’s just one of the reasons this is one of our most popular leased vehicles. Spacious and with the performance of a hatchback, this car feels high quality with an affordable price point.
5. Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback
The ideal small family hatchback, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class embodies style and luxury. Perfect for city driving, this small hatchback has no trouble navigating narrow streets. With Intelligent Drive safety features as standard, you’ll benefit from Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Brake Assist and speed limit recognition technology. Featuring a full five-star NCAP safety rating, there’s a reason this is one of our top leased cars.
6. BMW 1 Series Hatchback
Another popular lease car, the 1 Series, lives up to BMW’s reputation for top quality automotives. A compact exterior that keeps everything looking tidy on the road, there is a surprisingly roomy interior with lavish features. Value, economy and performance come together to combine in the perfect fusion to deliver this premium hatchback. With a 5-door design and a sporty look, technology completes the package for a truly superb lease.
7. Tesla Model 3
With demand for fully electric cars growing year on year, Tesla made the ranks with the Model 3. Perfect for families, there is plenty of legroom, and the boot packs loads of storage where you need it most. Boasting a 348-mile range between charges, you won’t be left stressed looking for the nearest charging point. Comfort, handling and outstanding performance are all features of this uber-cool car that feels like you’ve stepped into the future. Whisper quiet, even when accelerating hard, you won’t be disturbed by the whirring of a motor as you cruise down the motorway.