67 plate cars: Here’s the top 10 most likely to be in demand

67 plate cars: Here’s the top 10 most likely to be in demand

We list the most popular cars on sale in the UK so far in 2017. Looking for a 67-plate deal? Take inspiration from our list and read our reviews. (Figures from SMMT, year to date – July 2017).

67-Plate Release Date

When does the new number plate come out? It's here, already! The 67-Plate release date is the 1st September 2017.  Following on from the 17-Plate on 1st March 2017, 67-Plate cars should start appearing on the roads from today.

Which cars are likely to be in demand this month? We take a look at the UK's best selling cars to date in 2017. Demand for alternatively-fuelled vehicles rose sharply by 64.9%, making up 5.5% of the new car market overall. So far, the year-to-date new car registrations remains at a high level thanks to a strong first quarter – with more than 1.5 million new cars registered on UK roads since January. In the first half of 2017 overall, new car sales fell by 1.3% to 1.4m vehicles, which was still the second biggest first half-year on record.

Looking for a 67-plate car? Take some inspiration from the most popular cars in the UK to date. (Figures from SMMT, year to date – July 2017).

10. Mercedes-Benz A-Class (25,753 sales)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is radically different for its third generation, taking the fight to the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 with its rakish new look.

Read the full Mercedes-Benz A-Class review 


9. MINI hatchback (27,636 sales)

MINI Hatch

The MINI Hatch five-door is one of the most upmarket entries in the current small car market. With two extra doors, space for rear passengers and luggage room have been given a big boost, making it more suitable for families.

Watch the full MINI Hatchback review 


8. Mercedes-Benz C-Class (30,214 sales)

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saloon

The executive Mercedes model that has rivals hot under the collar and business drivers smiling from cheek to cheek.

Read the full Mercedes-Benz C Class review


7. Volkswagen Polo (30,432 sales)

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen’s supermini champion, offering the snug size of a run-around and the Germanic quality the brand is renowned for.

Read the full Volkswagen Polo review


6. Vauxhall Astra (34,875 sales)

Vauxhall Astra

The Astra has been in need of a revamp for a while now and with changes to its chassis, exterior design, on-board technology and engine line-up, its latest incarnation promises to be better than ever.

Watch the full Vauxhall Astra review 


5. Vauxhall Corsa (36,379 sales)

Vauxhall Corsa

It's not the best-selling supermini in the country, that's the Ford Fiesta, but it's a consistent top five player in the market.

Watch the full Vauxhall Corsa reivew 


4. Nissan Qashqai (38,214 sales)

Nissan Qashqai

Seen by many as the first true crossover SUV, the Qashqai has been a runaway hit but the second-generation family car faces plenty of fresh rivals nowadays.

Read the full Nissan Qashqai Review


3. Volkswagen Golf (41,939 sales)

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf hatchback is one of the world’s best all-rounders. With comfortable seating for five, a long list of efficient engines and a classy interior making it a popular choice.

Watch the full Volkswagen Golf review 


2. Ford Focus (45,296 sales)

Ford Focus

The Ford Focus hatchback has been one of the bestselling new cars in Britain and has done well to maintain a reputation as one of the best family cars money can buy.

Watch the full Ford Focus review 


1. Ford Fiesta (62,752 sales - The UK's best selling car of 2017)

Ford Fiesta

For such a little car, the Ford Fiesta has some serious history behind it. First introduced to the UK in 1976, it’s gone on to not only become one of the best-loved cars in Britain, but also officially the best-selling car in the country. Ever.

Watch the full Ford Fiesta review 


Demand for 67-Plate Hybrid or Electric vehicles is also likely to be high. Read our guide to the most exciting green vehicles of 2017 here. 

Want to find out more about number plate changes? Read our guide.

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