The 10 most popular cars in the UK revealed

In July, the UK's new car market began to recover following the coronavirus pandemic. So, which models have been tempting buyers back into showrooms?...

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4. Volkswagen Golf

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The arrival of a new Volkswagen Golf is always big news, and comes with big expectations too. Fortunately, this latest version remains highly recommendable, with a comfortable ride, tidy handling and a strong range of engines.

July sales 3936

What Car? rating: Rated 4 out of 5

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3. Ford Focus

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If you're looking for a family hatchback that's also great to drive, the Ford Focus should be on your shortlist. Great handling and a range of peppy engines mean it's capable of putting a smile on your face, while quiet cruising manners and roomy rear seats means it's good for the family too.

July sales 4981

What Car? rating: Rated 4 out of 5

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2. Ford Fiesta

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The Ford Fiesta usually finds itself at the top of this list, but in July it was usurped. Don't think that makes the Fiesta any less recommendable, though; it's superb to drive and smart inside, making it a fantastic small car. The fact that it won't cost you much to run is the icing on the cake.

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