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Renault Kadjar crowned February’s fastest-selling used car by Auto Trader

Time 11:37 am, March 8, 2019

ONLINE car marketplace Auto Trader has announced that the Renault Kadjar sold quicker than any other used car during last month.

The popular small SUV took the number one spot after averaging just 17 days on dealer forecourts, beating out the Ford Focus by four days.

Selling at an average retail price of £17,865, the vehicle’s success marks the third consecutive month an SUV has claimed the title, reinforcing the segment’s swift rise to becoming a well-established UK favourite.


Rank


Make/Model


Description

Average Days to Sell

Average Retail Price

1

Renault Kadjar

2018 Renault Kadjar Hatchback Petrol Manual

17

£17,865

2

Ford Focus

2014 Ford Focus Hatchback Petrol Automatic

21

£7,734

3

Seat Ibiza

2011 Seat Ibiza Hatchback Diesel Manual

21

£3,584

4

Mazda CX-5

2016 Mazda CX-5 SUV Diesel Manual

22

£15,084

5

Fiat 500

2016 Fiat 500 Hatchback Petrol Automatic

22

£9,123

6

Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV Diesel Automatic

23

£32,376

7

Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class SUV Diesel Automatic

23

£27,164

8

Audi S3

2017 Audi S3 Hatchback Petrol Automatic

23

£27,648

9

Vauxhall Meriva

2017 Vauxhall Meriva MPV Petrol Manual

23

£8,330

10

Vauxhall Mokka

2016 Vauxhall Mokka Hatchback Diesel Automatic

24

£10,858

Furthermore, five of the top 10 are in fact SUVs – models such as the Mazda CX-5 (placed fourth) have been proving very attractive buys on the second hand market.

Karolina Edwards-Smajda, Auto Trader’s director of commercial products, said: ‘Whether it’s body types or fuel types, premium or volume, understanding which type of car is in demand in your area is critical for turning your stock faster.’

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