2020 Light Commercial Vehicle market
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market fell -2.0% in the second month of the year, after two successive months of growth, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). February, typically one of the year’s smallest months as many operators wait for the new March number plate, saw 14,103 new units registered.
Pickups and small vans weighing less than 2.0 tonnes experienced double-digit declines, with registrations down -10.1% and -11.1% respectively. Mid-size vans weighing 2.0-2.5 tonnes, however, bucked the trend, with demand growing 9.3%. Take a look at our mid-sized van deals for some of the popular vans on the market. Larger vans weighing more than 2.5-3.5 tonnes made up the bulk of registrations, but were down -2.8%, with 9,082 units registered. Year-to-date, however, the overall market remains ahead by 2.8% in the same period in 2019, bolstered by a strong January when almost 24,000 new models hit UK roads.
Best selling LCVs (<3.5 t) - January and February 2020
6. Peugeot Partner - 1936 registered
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