Profit before tax and exceptional items are anticipated to be around £188.5m, which is an 11.9% rise on last year’s figures.
Inchcape said trading in the UK was ‘in line with expectations, despite a challenging market’.
The company also announced the appointment of Karen Guerra as a non-executive director. She joins the Inchcape board on January 1.
Guerra is president and chief executive of Colgate Palmolive France, and was appointed to their Board in 1999.