The best selling cars for 2013 have come as no surprise, they're all amazing. Top cars from previous years make you wonder how they arrived at such an apex position. Well, in 2013 even though it was a slow start and a tough year for car manufacturers, statistics have still shown a great mix of sales.
When buying a new car, it's always a good option to go for top selling cars from the most recent year. It therefore stands to reason why most of the models below made it into the 2013 short list.
Most of the best selling cars for 2013 offer superior levels of refinement, great interior, accessories, superb exterior styling and economical running costs.
Comparing the best selling cars for 2013
The Ford Fiesta has always been a top selling car and 2013 was no exception. This car is a stunning super mini that offers really economical running costs with superb exterior and interior presentation. The modern Aston Martin influence gave the Fiesta a real boost in sales. New prices range from £9,999 to £17,780.
The Ford Focus is one of the best selling cars for 2013; it has ruled the small family sector for a few years now, particularly 2013. The Focus is as fun to drive as the Fiesta, but with more cabin space. It offers practicality and economy all in one; no wonder families are drawn to this sensible car. New prices range from £13,999 to £33,585.
The Vauxhall Astra with its groovy facelift became Ford's rival. This new look car has sassy interior and exterior styling. It's driving performance is nothing short of excellence, particularly long distance. The Ecoflex engines are the most economic models to buy. New prices range from £12,999 to £25,185.
The Volkswagen Golf is a class leader, but it's worthwhile investing in the optional extras as VWs can be basic. Additionally, Golfs are not as fun to drive as the Focus. Otherwise, these small family cars offer very efficient running costs. New prices range from £16,780 to £25,365.
The Nissan Qashqai is one of the best selling cars for 2013; it is one of the better crossover cars. It is a well-built motor with a good selection of engines to suit most people. The Qashqai is a reliable family car and has decent cabin space. Second hand Qashqai's do not hold their price, particularly well so you could pick up a good motor quite cheap. New prices range from £17,599 to £27,850.
The BMW 1 Series is one of the best selling cars for 2013; it is a stylish and affordable luxury car. This car is very appealing to those who are looking for economy but comfort. The 1 Series offers it all for the smaller entry car; it is packed with a lot of kit and offers a great drive. New prices range from £17,780 to £31,370.
The BMW 3 Series are a beautiful executive car and BMW's refinements for 2013 were outstanding. The 3 Series is more roomy and engine choice is exceptional. Running cost and emissions are superb and driving and comfort are great. There is only one drawback, the styling is too tasteless unless you pay out for optional extras. New prices range from £23,545 to £43,685.
The Volkswagen Polo is a great super mini car for a small family. It offers a sturdy strong build, but its downside is its drabness, noisy driving and not being such a thrilling drive. The Polo is one of the best selling cars for 2013 due to its economy, spacious cabin and excellent build. New prices range from £10,765 to £19,655.