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Most Popular Used Cars For May 2014

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Motoring website motors.co.uk have published the latest figures for the best selling used cars on it’s online classifieds site for May 2014. Read on to discover the most popular used cars for may 2014!

Parking itself in first place is the Ford Fiesta for the third month running with 9,956 units sold. It’s sister car the Ford Focus pulled up alongside in second place with 8,733 units sold.

The Vauxhall Corsa completed the top three with 6,475 units sold.

In an interesting note, convertibles were highly sought after in May, with an increase of +35% for convertible BMW 1 series.

Dermot Kelleher, director of marketing and business intelligence at Motors.co.uk, said: “Once again, the nation remains consistent with its choice of the top five most popular used cars, which is broadly reflective of the position for new car sales as well.”

“However, we have seen changes lower down the table, with the Fiat 500 entering for the first time and the BMW 3 Series increasing in popularity during May.”

“The rising stars outside the top 10 included city cars, the Skoda Citigo and VW Up! alongside the mid-size luxury SUV Lexus RX. In addition, the summer sunshine, which started to rear its head in May, has prompted an increase in searches and sales for a number of convertible models, most notably the BMW 1 Series, Mazda MX-5 and Mercedes Benz SLK.”

Top 10 most popular used for May 2014, via Motors.co.uk

1. Ford Fiesta

9,956 units sold

2. Ford Focus

8,733 units sold

3. Vauxhall Corsa

6,475 units sold

4. Vauxhall Astra

6,315 units sold

5. Volkswagen Golf

3,997  units sold

6. BMW 3 Series

2,856 units sold

7. Nissan Qashqai

2,794 units sold

8. Fiat 500

2,769 units sold

9. Vauxhall Insignia

2,686 units sold

10. Vauxhall Zafira

2,463 units sold

 

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