United Kingdom Auto Info Thread & Auto Sales

Record year for new car market as registrations hit 2.6 million in 2015

UK new car registrations for 2015 beat 2.6 million units for the first time, sealing four years of consecutive growth.

Overall, the market rose 6.3% in 2015 to 2,633,503 units – exceeding forecast and outperforming the last record year in 2003 when 2,579,050 new cars left the UK’s showrooms. This is only the fourth time that the market has surpassed 2.5 million vehicles in a full year.