The most popular What Car? used car reviews of 2021

More than a million readers per month look at our used reviews for guidance on their next purchase, but which is the most popular? We’re counting down our top 10...

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2021 has been a challenging time for the new car market, with the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggesting that registrations will be down even on last year's inevitably disappointing figures. 

The current performance figures reflect the challenging supply constraints, with the industry battling against global semiconductor chip shortages and increasingly strong economic headwinds as inflation rises, taxes increase, and consumer confidence weakens.

The used car market has proved much more promising, however, with price rises for second-hand cars having risen by as much as 25% among the most popular models, with people switching from new to used cars to overcome long waiting lists. How much of an effect has that had on the types of reviews our readers have been looking at?

We've compiled a list of the most popular used reviews on What Car? for some guidance. Our list presents an interesting mix of traditional used best sellers, premium SUVs and even one or two examples of models that have long since disappeared from their respective manufacturers’ price lists.

Below, you can find out which have been the most popular used reviews on What Car? this year – and remember to check out the used pages to see all our new and updated used reviews