These were the best-selling cars in June

Nissan Qashqai e-Power
Nissan Qashqai e-Power

New car registrations in June showed another difficult month for the auto industry. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed that the month’s registrations fell 24.3 percent – the weakest performance for the month since 1996.

However, all-electric vehicles continued to deviate from the trend, while hybrid vehicles’ market share also increased, despite a decline in total registrations. The top 10 bestsellers of the month also contain some surprises – so let’s see.

Opel Corsa-e

June turned out to be another good month for the Opel Corsa, which also topped the charts in May. Registration numbers also rose from 4,399 the previous month to 5,014 in June.

It’s likely that Corsa’s multiple-choice approach is appealing, with a host of powertrains – including all-electric – ensuring it appeals to all types of buyers.

Tesla Model Y

After being out for a few months, Tesla is back in the top 10 best-selling list with its latest Model Y. Basically a crossover-esque version of its ever-popular Model 3 sedan, the Model Y sold impressively well in June. with 4,194 shifted units.

Packed with technology and access to Tesla’s widespread Supercharger network of charging stations, it’s easy to see why the Model Y is proving popular.

Mini updates
A redesigned front grille is a striking update to this new Mini

The Mini is one of the models we see on this list every month. With 3,055 registrations, it has improved from May’s 2,538 units. Again, it’s another car here with a multi-powertrain approach, with the all-electric version being particularly attractive.

Combine this with its retro styling and rugged build quality and it’s no wonder the Mini continues to be a real hit with buyers.


Nissan’s latest Qashqai is already making its mark on the segment. Seen as the first true crossover, the original Qashqai broke the mold when it arrived, with this latest version now bringing more technology and efficiency into the mix.

Soon there will also be a more efficient e-Power version in the Qashqai range, which will undoubtedly increase its popularity even further.

Volkswagen Golf GT

Volkswagen’s eighth-generation Golf is really starting to sing, with just 3,000 units shifted in June. The latest Golf is more technologically advanced than ever and has a variety of engine and trim levels to choose from.

Performance enthusiasts can opt for GTI, GTD or GTE options, while the top-tier R version remains popular.

Ford Puma

The Ford Puma continues to be on this bestseller list every month, and the Fiesta – on which it is based – is still nowhere to be seen. With slightly more space than the Fiesta and a more upright driving style, the Puma does respond to the demand for higher-riding cars.

It’s easy to drive and efficient too, while sporty ST versions cater to the performance crowd.

Kia Niro
The new Niro comes with three powertrain options

Kia’s Niro goes from strength to strength, with this model’s range of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric setups meaning it really has broad appeal with buyers.

A new version has also just been released, with a more futuristic design alongside an improved interior. It is likely that this will only increase its popularity further.


Kia’s striking Sportage succeeds his Niro stable mate. The Sportage remains an important model for Kia, offering excellent value for money and good standard equipment. It’s the styling of the new model that really stands out here, as there seem to be very few other cars on the road.

As with all Kias, the Sportage also comes with an excellent seven-year warranty.


MG’s HS does exactly what the brand has become known for in modern times. It’s relatively cheap, well-equipped and, thanks to a 1.5-litre hybrid, efficient too. Low CO2 values ​​of just 43 g/km also make this an excellent business car to buy.

It also has plenty of space and comes with plenty of standard equipment.

Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson sneaks into tenth place, with 2,692 units sold in June. Featuring a range of efficient engines, the latest incarnation of Tucson delivers clean running and truly innovative exterior design.

It also has a smart and well-built interior with a lot of technology and equipment.