Our Most Popular Lease Cars

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2021 has been a great year so far for new car releases, while many excellent existing models have had mid-life facelifts too.

But which cars are the most popular? We have taken a look at the leading cars on our platform in the past month in the electric car, SUV, hatchback and saloon classes.

Our most popular lease cars

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1. Most popular electric car: Hyundai Ioniq

New Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Electric cars are quickly becoming the go-to models for drivers as they take advantage of cheaper running costs and eco-friendly, zero emissions driving.

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric was the most enquired on plug-in car by our customers. With an official WLTP range of 193 miles, rapid charging as standard and loads of in-car tech, it’s a great option for a family EV.

Hyundai has made the line-up for the Hyundai Ioniq EV simple too, with just two trims – Premium and Premium SE – meaning you get a lot of cool features as standard. This includes:

  • 16in alloy wheels
  • A smart, two-tone bumper design
  • Wireless smartphone charging mat
  • 10.25in touchscreen sat nav screen and 7in digital driver’s display
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including adaptive cruise control with stop and go, lane departure warning system with lane keep assist, plus a parking system with rear camera and guidance system

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2. Most popular SUV: Volvo XC40

New Volvo Xc40

There are fewer car segments that are as highly competitive as the SUV segment. Whether you want something sporty, practical, stylish or fuel-efficient. There’s an SUV out there for most drivers these days.

The Volvo XC40 has risen to the top of SUV class in recent years thanks to its all-round offering. A quality build, family-friendly dimensions and safety, plus powerful engines that cruise well have contributed to that status.

All XC40 models were awarded the esteemed five-star Euro NCAP safety rating in the last round of testing. This is thanks to the plethora of passive and active safety features onboard that make it a joy to drive.


Some neat features of the Volvo XC40 include:

  • 17in alloy wheels
  • 9in touchscreen infotainment display
  • Keyless start
  • Climate control
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Digital driver’s display

Our customers can’t seem to get enough of it either – it has the most enquiries on our site of any other SUV in the past month.


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3. Most popular hatchback: Vauxhall Corsa

New Vauxhall Corsa

The Vauxhall Corsa is one of the most popular hatchbacks in the UK and this has resonated with users of our website. Last month it was the most popular hatch enquired on through us.

Now in its sixth generation, the Vauxhall Corsa finds itself firmly in the supermini segment. More powerful engines and a design refresh to bring it in line with more mature rivals like the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo mean it’s a solid option for first-time drivers or even small families.

Vauxhall has had success in the electric space too after introducing an EV version of the Corsa, aptly named the ‘Corsa-e’. It’s expected to be a top-seller as it sits at the more affordable end of the electric car market, has a decent range and retains much of its petrol counterpart’s car-like dynamics.


If you’re interested in a Corsa, you’ll be glad to know that it’s generously equipped from the off. All models include:

  • 16in alloy wheels
  • 7in colour touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Climate control
  • LED headlights with beam assist
  • Lane departure warning with lane assist
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Speed sign recognition

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Most popular saloon: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon

Aspirational models such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon are making a bit of resurgence in the market.

Executive car buyers are taking more interest in smaller cars as a way of reducing tax and fuel costs. One such model that falls into this category is the Saloon version of Mercedes’ smallest car, which was the most popular vehicle in this category for our customers.

Along with having a class-leading infotainment system, the A-Class Saloon is available with petrol, diesel or petrol-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrains. This makes it a very flexible option for company car buyers, who can benefit from low BiK (Benefit-in-Kind) tax rates, especially with the electrified version.


Here are some key differences between the A-Class hatchback and Saloon.

  • The Saloon is 130mm longer, with an elongated boot creating 50 litres more than the hatchback
  • More executive design than the hatchback adds a premium air to the vehicle
  • A slightly taller roofline in the A-Class Saloon which allows for more headroom for everyone inside

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