UK nations April 2022: Nissan Qashqai on all podiums, Peugeot 208 in all Top 10s
The Peugeot 208 is inside all UK nations’ Top 10 for the first time.
Thanks to SMMT we can share with you the Top 10 best-sellers for each UK nation in April. Keep in mind this is a zoom in by nation, all sales figures are included in the April 2022 UK update. This month Northern Ireland fares best at -2.5% to 3,212 registrations, with Wales (4,190) at -12.6% and Scotland (10,468) at -13.8% also bettering the overall decline rate (-15.7%). England is down -16.4% to 101,015 units. Year-to-date, this time Northern Ireland (14,272) is the best performer at +10.7% followed by Wales (19,708) at +6.7% and Scotland (47,547) at +3.5%. England (454,079) is the only UK nation in negative so far this year at -7% and single-handedly pulls the overall UK market into decline (-5.3%).
The podium finishers are as follows: The Nissan Qashqai is #1 in England and now #1 year-to-date there also, #2 in Northern Ireland and #3 in Scotland and Wales. The Hyundai Tucson is #1 in Northern Ireland, the Ford Puma #1 in Scotland and Wales and #2 in England, the Mini #2 in Scotland, the Toyota Yaris #2 in Wales, the Vauxhall Corsa #3 in England and the Peugeot 208 #3 in Northern Ireland, #5 in Scotland, #6 in England and #10 in Wales, reaching the Top 10 of each UK nation for the first time.
Other great performers include the VW Polo up to #4 in Scotland and Wales, the Dacia Sandero #6 in Scotland and #10 in Northern Ireland, the Audi A1 #7 in Scotland, the Audi A3 up to #7 in England and #8 in Scotland, the Hyundai Kona #8 in Northern Ireland and the Audi Q2 #9 in Wales.
Previous month: UK nations March 2022: Different leaders for each nation, Peugeot 3008 on Northern Irish podium
One year ago: UK nations April 2021: Peugeot 208 tops Scotland, Ford Puma tops Wales
Full April 2022 Top 10 models for each UK nation below.