More than two-thirds of Mercedes-Benz cars registered in the UK are more than four years old.
In fact, nearly half of the 897,765 registered models are between four and 10-years-old (43.5%) and more than a quarter are more than 10-years-old (25.2%). Just 8% were registered in the past 12 months.
There is a significant variation in the gender split of owners of Mercedes. The bigger models are very much a man’s choice. Men own 90% of all S-Class and CL. The SL, CLS and E-Class follow closely behind.
But when it comes to the A-Class nearly two thirds of owners are women (57%). More than half of SLK owners are women (53%).
Mercedes is eleventh most favoured make in the UK with 2.6% of all registrations.
An impressive 41.8% of Mercedes owners have put private plates on their cars.
Company cars make up one in ten of the Mercedes car parc (11.7%).
Nearly half of all Mercedes are four-door saloons (42%) followed by estates (15.1%), coupés (12%), five-door hatchbacks (12%) and convertibles (10.2%).
Most popular model is the C-Class (31.1%) followed by the E-Class (16.7%) and A-Class (12%) while the most popular engine size is between 1,750 and 2,449 (51%) followed by above 2,450 (37.1%).
The top 10 locations for Mercedes owners are Birmingham, London SW, Reading, London N, Kingston upon Thames, Glasgow, Guildford, Milton Keynes, Leicester and Chester