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Top 10 fastest selling used cars revealed by Auto Trader


The Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is the fastest selling used car for March, according to Auto Trader.

The model topped the list taking an average of 15 days to sell, which is nearly a month and a half quicker than the industry average of 55 days.

Top ten fastest selling cars – March 2015

Rank Make/Model Variant Average Days to Sell Average Price Position
1 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 2014 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso MPV Diesel Manual 15 100.3%
2 Ford C-Max 2012 Ford C-Max MPV Diesel Automatic 17 98.9%
3 Ford Focus 2014 Ford Focus Estate Petrol Manual 18


4 Audi TT 2012 Audi TT Coupe Petrol Manual 20 99.1%
5 Nissan Qashqai 2012 Nissan Qashqai Hatchback Petrol Automatic 20 98.6%
6 Vauxhall GTC 2014 Vauxhall GTC Coupe Diesel Manual 21 94.7%
7 Vauxhall Mokka 2014 Vauxhall Mokka Hatchback Diesel Automatic 22 98.5%
8 Renault Grand Scenic 2012 Renault Grand Scenic MPV Diesel Manual 23 99.8%
9 Ford Mondeo 2014 Ford Mondeo Hatchback Diesel Manual 23 99.2%
10 Toyota Prius 2012 Toyota Prius Hatchback Electric Hybrid Automatic 24 100.7%


On average each of the top ten fastest selling cars was 98.8% aligned with Auto Trader’s recommended retail price, based on valuations data underpinned by actual retail prices.

Auto Trader trade solutions director Karolina Edwards-Smajda said: “The top ten is interesting for a number of reasons, not least because it provides clear evidence that pricing to market boosts speed of sale.

“Optimal pricing and careful stock management using products like Auto Trader i-Control can really help dealers, by cutting average days to sell and thereby boosting profits.”

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  • wayne - 06/05/2015 13:06

    I have seen autotraders reports before, this list I would suggest is a fallicy when overlaying against dvla ownership registration date , which details the Ford Fiesta as being way out in front, curiously it does not even make the top 10 in the featured results.