Worth-for-money automobile model Dacia is celebrating its first decade within the UK.
The primary UK-registered Dacia was a Sandero in January 2013. Since then, a complete of 240,010 Dacia autos have been offered.
The rugged Duster is the UK’s hottest mannequin, recording 88,488 registrations.
Dacia’s success exhibits no signal of slowing because the model enters 2023 having achieved a rise in year-on-year gross sales of 55% final 12 months.
When Dacia launched, David Cameron was the Prime Minister and the final phrase in tech was the discharge of the Apple iPhone 5S and 5C.
The 12 months was even be memorable for the start of Prince George, whereas Sir Alex Ferguson retired as Supervisor of Manchester United.
The Sandero supermini and Sandero Stepway quickly complemented the Duster and a decade later the trio nonetheless characteristic within the Dacia vary. The Sandero Stepway has notched up 71,236 gross sales, whereas 59,987 examples of the Sandero have been offered.
The rising variety of accolades the Renault-owned model has acquired embrace a number of wins on the What Automobile? Automobile of the 12 months Awards, Auto Categorical New Automobile Awards and Auto Dealer New Automobile Awards.
Immediately, Dacia instructions a formidable 3.1% retail market share, a outstanding achievement for a model that has solely been within the UK for 10 years.