UK car sales reach four-year high
7 January 2013 Last updated at 14:24 GMT
UK new car registrations rose 5.3% in 2012 to 2.04 million - the highest level since 2008, according to the SMMT car industry body.
Ford's Fiesta and Focus, and Vauxhall's Corsa and Astra were the four best-selling models.
John Moylan reports.