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Which model took the top spot, which was a non-mover and which model was a new entry?

Here at Rivervale Car Leasing we like to keep an eye on the car charts so we know what you want the best leasing deals on ……..The registrations have been counted and checked and so the figures are in for the number of new cars sold in February.  For the 36th month in a row we are seeing a growth in the UK car market with 76,958 new cars registered in February 2015.  February is normally a quiet month as car buyers tend to wait for March to get the newest number plate but this February saw a growth in sales of 12% compared to February 2014.

So who is in the top spot?  No surprises here the ever popular Ford Fiesta is still firmly holding onto to its position at the top of the car charts but there has been movement elsewhere.  The highest climber for February is the Vauxhall Astra who has gone from 10th place all the way up to 4th.  The biggest faller for February is the Audi A3 who has slipped from 6th place all the way down to 9th.  And there is a new entry on the car charts this month with the Vauxhall Insignia making a debut and going straight in at a number 7!

Here is the February car chart in full with their sales total –

  1. Ford Fiesta                                       4,096
  2. Volkswagen Golf                              3,177
  3. Vauxhall Corsa                                 2,830
  4. Vauxhall Astra                                  2,396
  5. Ford Focus                                       2,021
  6. Nissan Qashqai                                1,800
  7. Vauxhall Insignia                             1,797
  8. Mercedes-Benz C-Class                    1,686
  9. Audi A3                                             1,609
  10. Fiat 500                                             1,436


As a new entry this month lets take a look at the Vauxhall Insignia.  Here is the most affordable of the range …..


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Business contract hire £194.62 + VAT per month Initial rental: £1167.72 + VAT

Personal contract hire £233.54 inc VAT per month Initial rental: £1401.24 inc VAT

The list of equipment you can expect is endless with Bluetooth, cruise control, DMB radio, steering wheel mounted audio controls, follow me home headlights, LED daytime running lights, anti-submarining seats, climate control, ISOFIX, pollen filter and cornering stability control! The Vauxhall Insignia has been given 4 out of 5 stars in the WhatCar? readers review and with a 5 star NCAP safety rating it’s a perfect family vehicle.

The comments above do not necessarily reflect Rivervale's views unless clearly stated.

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9 March 2015
Written by Natalie Faughy
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