Currently reading: Land Rover leads robust UK premium diesel sales
Figures buck trend of overall diesel market, with sales falling 11% as volume manufacturers look to electric power

More than half of diesel car sales in the UK are coming from premium brands, led by Land Rover, as volume brands continue to trim diesels in favour of electrification.

The four biggest premium brands – Audi, BMWLand Rover and Mercedes-Benz – accounted for 56% of diesel car sales in the first half of 2023 in the UK, amid a continued decline in popularity of the fuel.

SMMT figures reveal that diesel sales fell 11% to 86,469 in the UK to the end of July, giving the fuel a record low 7.9%

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