With New Year’s resolutions in full swing and as we inch closer to pay day, it seems that January is also the time that many of us start to think about buying a new car. Based on data from previous years and monitoring traffic visiting the site and apps, Carzone predicts that Wednesday 25th of January is the day when motorists are most likely to consider buying a car.
When it comes to the type of car to purchase, our car-buying experts have compiled a list of the most popular cars by segment based on the most searched 231 models on the site. The Hyundai Tucson has taken over from the Volkswagen Golf as the most popular car on the website, but the Golf remains the most viewed petrol model. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 takes over from the Audi e-tron as the most-searched-for electric car. The Mazda CX-60 takes the top spot for the most popular hybrid car whilst the Volkswagen Arteon is the most searched diesel car.
Most Popular Model: Hyundai Tucson - View Cars
Most Popular Electric Model: Hyundai Ioniq 5 - View Cars
Most Popular Hybrid Model: Mazda CX-60 - View Cars
Most Popular Diesel Model: Volkswagen Arteon - View Cars
Most Popular Petrol Model: Volkswagen Golf - View Cars
Commenting on the findings, Karl Connolly, Audience Manager Carzone said:
“January gives us a fresh start, many of us start looking to upgrade our car at this time of year. Carzone predicts that Wednesday 25th of January is the day when people begin to seriously consider purchasing a new car and start researching the market.
For those who want to change their car, Carzone offers the best selection of new and used cars in Ireland. Whether you are looking for your first car, a family saloon, or an electric car this January, Carzone has a car to suit all tastes and budgets.”