Seat sales jump up in first half of 2012

Statistics from the Societ of Motoring Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed that in the month of June 2012, Seat sold 3,431 cars in the UK market. This is an increase compared to the same month in 2011, when the company sold 3,072 cars to British motorists.

Seat also took a 1.81 per cent share of the UK market in June 2012, an improvement from 1.68 per cent acquired in June 2011.

In the year-to-date figures, Seat has now sold 19,186 cars in the UK after the first six months of 2012. This marks another improvement for the manufacturer, compared to this point last year when it had sold 18,500 cars to date.

Seat also holds a 1.81 per cent share of the UK market, marking a 0.01 percent increase from this time last year.

June 2012 was an important month for Seat as it began it with the launch of the Seat Mii city car to the UK market.

Seat will be aiming to improve sales further now that it’s new and affordable hatchback is on sale. Pricing for the city car currently starts from just £7,845. Meanwhile the range-topping SE model with the 74bhp petrol engine and automatic gearbox costs £10,390.

The Seat Mii is now available at Perry’s Aylesbury dealership.