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Best Selling Used Cars – The Mazda CX-5 SUV is the second fastest, taking an average of 19 days to sell, followed by the Audi A4 Avant estate (20 days), and in fourth position, the Outlander (21 day) manual version.
Diesels performed strongly in the Top 10 list, taking six places, reflecting a soaring demand in the used car market for cars that offer a strong fuel economy.
In the new car market it is a different matter with diesel registration down 30% in the first half of 2018.
Karolina Edwards-Smajda, Auto retailer and director of consumer products, said: “Despite what happened in the first six months of this year, when we entered the second half of 2018 it was reassuring to see that consumer demand for quality used cars remained strong.”
However, while forecasts for the full year show healthy H2, the market will face a number of challenges, not least the ongoing uncertainties around the diesel and the Brexit.
“What’s more, the new WLTP – Light Testing of Light Harmonization Vehicle Procedures Worldwide will no doubt have an impact on traditional seasonal sales patterns.
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