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Carzone predicts the day that consumers are most likely to consider buying a new car

Carzone predicts the day that consumers are most likely to consider buying a new car

As we settle in to a new decade and inch closer to pay day, it seems that late-January is the time many of us start to think about buying a new car.  According to the latest Carzone Motoring Report, 39% of people plan to purchase a car over the next twelve months and based on data from previous years and the traffic to the site and apps, Carzone predicts that Tuesday 21st of January is the day when consumers are most likely to consider buying a car.

When it comes to the type of car to purchase, the car buying experts at Carzone have composed a list of the most popular cars by segment based on searches on the site in 2019. The Volkswagen Golf, which was the most searched for car on the website last year, is still the most popular car model, while the Nissan Leaf remains the most searched-for electric car. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes the top spot of most searched for new car, whilst Volkswagen is the most popular car brand overall

Volkswagen Golf Carzone

The most popular cars on Carzone in 2019:

Most Popular Make


Most Popular Model

Volkswagen Golf 

Most Popular Electric Model

Nissan LEAF

Most Popular Hybrid Model

Lexus IS300h

Most Popular Diesel Model

BMW 5 Series

Most Popular Petrol Model

Volkswagen Golf


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Commenting on the findings, Karl Connolly, Audience Manager Carzone said:

“January is traditionally a time for new beginnings and many of us start looking to upgrade our car at this time of year. Carzone predicts that Tuesday 21st 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 a family saloon, an electric car or a car under a certain price point this January, Carzone has a car to suit all tastes and budgets.”