Focus on MINI

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Key Statistics:

Automotive experts GMAP Consulting (part of Callcredit Information Group) have analysed the latest market statistics from the anonymised DVLA Parc data to provide an insight into the 398,257 MINIs currently registered in the UK

  • MINIs represent 1.319% of all UK registered cars
  • 51.49% of UK MINIs belong to private female owners, and 35.70% to males. 6.12% of MINIs are company car owned. The remaining cars (6.69%) have no gender assigned
  • 67.25% of MINIs are 3 door hatchbacks, 14.49% are 2 door saloons 
  • 25.01% of MINI owners have chosen to put private plates on their vehicle
  • 0.40% of MINIs are classified as imports
  • The top 10 locations to see MINIs are: London, Birmingham, Reading, Guildford, Glasgow, Sheffield, Chelmsford, Nottingham, Bristol and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 
  • Red is the most popular colour amongst MINI owners and accounts for 17.45%. Black, at 17.26% is the second most popular choice, and blue the third most popular choice with a 16.75% share
  • 73.21% of MINIs have engines rated at 1550-1749cc and 9.59% have engine sizes between 950-1149cc. 8.03% have engines sized 1350-1549 cc and 7.82% are rated between 1150-1349cc. The bulk of remaining MINIs – 1.28% - have engines rated lower than 1000cc, between 750-949 in size.
  • 19.5% of MINIs are under 2 years old, 20.29% are between 2 and 4 years old and 42.14% are between 4 and 10 year’s old. 17.93% of MINIs on the road are over 10 year’s old

This analysis has been performed by GMAP using current market statistics from the anonymised DVLA Parc data.

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