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Most popular vehicle searches

We have gathered search statistics from April, May and June to compile the data shown in this blog post, in these 3 months we had over half a million free searches performed via the Rapid Car Check initial search, which anyone can perform free by entering a registration here.

We wanted to get an insight in to what the most popular vehicles being searched for via the website were, including most popular colours, fuel types and more.

Most popular searches by vehicle make and model

RankMake and ModelSearches
1Ford Fiesta Zetec3706
2Ford Fiesta Zetec S1623
3Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi1609
4Mini Cooper1448
5Audi A3 Sport Tdi1403
6Bmw 520D M Sport Auto1333
7Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition1230
8Audi A3 S Line Tdi1195
9Ford Transit 3501183
10Vauxhall Astra Sri1101
11Volkswagen Golf Gti1090
12Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo1040
13Mini Cooper S1004
14Bmw 118D M Sport979
15Volkswagen Golf976
16Mini Mini Cooper957
17Bmw 320D M Sport Auto948
18Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi 140937
19Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi927
20Ford Fiesta St-2 Turbo905

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Make and Model – The make and model of vehicle.
  • Searches – amount of searches for this vehicle make & model in April, May & June 2021.

Most popular searches by vehicle make, model & colour

RankMake, Model & ColourSearches
1Ford Transit 350 White977
2Ford Fiesta Zetec White771
3Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White768
4Ford Fiesta Zetec Black718
5Ford Fiesta Zetec Red699
6Ford Fiesta Zetec Blue622
7Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black566
8Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition White528
9Ford Fiesta Zetec Silver503
10Audi A3 Sport Tdi Black457
11Bmw 520D M Sport Auto Black452
12Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Silver449
13Daf trucks Not Available White427
14Ford Fiesta Zetec S Black426
15Audi A3 S Line Tdi Black383
16Ford Fiesta Zetec S White364
17Volkswagen Golf Gti Black338
18Vauxhall Astra Sri Black333
19Bmw 520D M Sport Auto Grey323
20Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi 140 Black319

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Make, Model & colour – The make, model & colour of vehicle.
  • Searches – amount of searches for this vehicle make, model & colour in April, May & June 2021.

Most popular searches by vehicle make, model, colour & fuel type

RankMake, Model, Colour & Fuel typeSearches
1Ford Transit 350 White Diesel977
2Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel768
3Ford Fiesta Zetec White Petrol768
4Ford Fiesta Zetec Black Petrol712
5Ford Fiesta Zetec Red Petrol697
6Ford Fiesta Zetec Blue Petrol617
7Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black Diesel566
8Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition White Petrol528
9Ford Fiesta Zetec Silver Petrol498
10Audi A3 Sport Tdi Black Diesel457
11Bmw 520D M Sport Auto Black Diesel452
12Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Silver Diesel449
13Daf trucks Not Available White Diesel427
14Audi A3 S Line Tdi Black Diesel382
15Ford Fiesta Zetec S Black Petrol371
16Ford Fiesta Zetec S White Petrol359
17Volkswagen Golf Gti Black Petrol336
18Vauxhall Astra Sri Black Petrol327
19Bmw 520D M Sport Auto Grey Diesel323
20Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi 140 Black Diesel319

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Make, Model, colour & fuel type – The make, model, colour and fuel type of vehicle.
  • Searches – amount of searches for this vehicle make, model, colour & fuel type in April, May & June 2021.

Most popular searches by vehicle make, model, colour, fuel type & year

RankMake, Model, Colour, Fuel type & YearSearches
1Ford Transit 350 White Diesel 2018194
2Ford Transit 350 White Diesel 2016193
3Ford Transit 350 White Diesel 2015175
4Mercedes-benz Sprinter 314Cdi White Diesel 2017174
5Ford Transit 350 White Diesel 2017171
6Ford Fiesta Zetec White Petrol 2013166
7Ford Fiesta Zetec Red Petrol 2013161
8Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel 2014152
9Ford Fiesta Zetec White Petrol 2012149
10Ford Transit 350 Leader Ecoblue White Diesel 2020147
11Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel 2015142
12Mercedes-benz Sprinter 314 Cdi White Diesel 2019140
13Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red Edition Red Petrol 2015138
14Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo Grey Petrol 2018137
15Ford Fiesta Zetec Red Petrol 2014135
16Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red Edition Red Petrol 2016130
17Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black Diesel 2003124
18Ford Transit 350 White Diesel 2019123
19Ford Fiesta Zetec White Petrol 2014123
20Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo Black Petrol 2018118
21Ford Fiesta Zetec Black Petrol 2013117
22Ford Transit Custom 290 White Diesel 2017115
23Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo White Petrol 2018115
24Ford Fiesta Zetec S Black Edition Black Petrol 2015113
25Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black Diesel 2002112
26Ford Fiesta Zetec S Black Edition Black Petrol 2016111
27Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition White Petrol 2011111
28Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel 2013110
29Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo Blue Petrol 2018107
30Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Silver Diesel 2002104
31Vauxhall Corsa Sxi Silver Petrol 2010102
32Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black Diesel 2005101
33Ford Fiesta Zetec Blue Petrol 2013100
34Ford Transit 350 Lwb White Diesel 2005100
35Volkswagen Golf Se Bluemotion Tech Tdi Black Diesel 201399
36Vauxhall Astra Sxi Black Petrol 200799
37Ford Transit 350 Leader Ecoblue White Diesel 202198
38Vauxhall Corsa Sxi Black Petrol 201097
39Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel 201197
40Ford Fiesta Zetec Black Petrol 201496
41Ford Fiesta Zetec Blue Petrol 201496
42Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Silver Diesel 200396
43Volkswagen Golf S Silver Petrol 200993
44Ford Fiesta Zetec Black Petrol 201291
45Ford Fiesta St-Line Turbo Red Petrol 201891
46Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition White Petrol 201491
47Volkswagen Golf Match Tdi 105 Black Diesel 200890
48Ford Fiesta Zetec Climate Black Petrol 200790
49Mercedes-benz Sprinter 313 Cdi White Diesel 201289
50Volkswagen Golf Gt Tdi Black Diesel 200487

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Make, Model, colour, fuel type & year – The make, model, colour, fueltype & year of vehicle.
  • Searches – amount of searches for this vehicle make, model, colour, fuel type & year in April, May & June 2021.

Most popular vehicle colours

RankColourSearches
1Black136092
2White109278
3Blue91491
4Silver89159
5Grey87159
6Red53825
7Green11612
8Yellow4913
9Orange4222
10Beige2323
11Brown2318
12Purple1818
13Gold1638
14Bronze1194
15Multi-colour491
16Maroon470
17Cream371
18Turquoise362
19Pink251
20Not stated94

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Colour – The vehicle colour.
  • Searches – amount of searches performed for vehicles that had this colour in April, May & June 2021.

Most popular fuel types

RankFuel TypeSearches
1Petrol299613
2Diesel282162
3Hybrid electric11629
4Electricity3846
5Electric diesel1087
6Gas bi-fuel416
7Petrol/gas279
8Gas24
9Steam12
10Other7
11Gas diesel5

Explanation of above data:

  • Rank – The search popularity ranking.
  • Fuel Type- The fuel type of vehicle.
  • Searches – amount of searches performed for vehicles that had this fuel type in April, May & June 2021.

BHP search statistics

We gathered BHP search statistics to find the lowest, highest and average BHP.

  • The average BHP of all searches: 155
  • The lowest BHP: 1 ( Italjet F50, Niu N1s & Niu Nqi Gt Pro Cargo )
  • The Highest BHP: 1165 ( Bugatti Veyron )

About this data

How many unique registrations were included?

We removed any duplicate registrations and filtered any data that was missing, this gave us a total of just under 600,000 unique registrations that were searched for in April, May and June 2021.

When was this data collected?

The data in this blog post is from free searches performed via the Rapid Car Check website in April, May and June 2021.

Got a question?

Feel free to get in touch via email: enquiries@rapidcarcheck.co.uk

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