Most Searched-For Brands – March 2019

Most Searched-For Brands - Volkswagen

Top 20 most searched-for new car reviews by brand on whatcar.com

Volkswagen proved to be the most popular brand on whatcar.com during February. It was also the second best-selling brand in a month that grew a modest 1.4% over last year. BMW was the most popular premium brand, while market leader Ford was the fourth most searched-for overall.

Brands punching substantially above their market share include Volvo, Seat, Mazda and Land Rover, although the latter had a poor sales month.

Kia continues to outstrip parent brand Hyundai in terms of both interest and sales. Suzuki, meanwhile, did unusually well, as the 10th best selling brand, but was still only the 17th most searched-for.

Brand  /  UK sales ranking  /  Market %, Feb 19

1.  Volkswagen  /  2  /  9.7
2.  BMW  /  3  /  8.4
3.  Audi  /  5  /  6.2
4.  Ford  /  1  /  12.7
5.  Mercedes-Benz  /  4  /  7.4
6.  Skoda  /  9  /  3.6
7.  Seat  /  14  /  3.0
8.  Kia  /  7  /  4.0
9.  Volvo  /  19  /  2.1
10.  Nissan  /  13  /  3.0
11.  Hyundai  /  11  /  3.3
12.  Toyota  /  14  /  3.1
13.  Vauxhall  /  6  /  6.0
14.  Peugeot  /  8  /  4.0
15.  Land Rover  /  20  /  1.9
16.  Mazda  /  21  /  1.9
17.  Suzuki  /  10  /  3.4
18.  Jaguar  /  23  /  1.2
19.  Honda  /  18  /  2.1
20.  Citroën  /  15  /  2.7

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