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Silver cars make up 24.8 per cent of used car sales

Silver has been revealed as the UK’s most popular car colour, according to a new survey.

In the first three moths of 2009, used silver car sales accounted for 24.8 per cent of the market ahead of blue cars, which made up 21.4 per cent of sales.

Black, grey and red cars were also popular, sharing 17.8 per cent, 10.1 per cent and 9 per cent of sales respectively.

In the same period last year, blue cars were the most popular. Grey cars have gained in popularity the most, with sales up more than 3 per cent.

Colours which had the lowest market share were aluminium and brass, with a 0.0006 per cent total each. Pink cars were also not very popular, making up 0.1 per cent of sales.

Mark Tisshaw

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