Wales has bucked the trend and seen new car sales rise in February.
Figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders showed a 9.389% rise in Welsh registrations last month while the UK as a whole suffered a 2.63% drop.
Welsh drivers bought 2,251 new cars in February out of 80,499 in the whole of Britain, but that was better than the 2,058 registered in February 2017 when 82,651 were sold nationwide.
Ford registrations in the UK jumped over 21.5% while Vauxhall plummeted by nearly 23% and Nissan dealers suffered a near 54% drop. Biggest success last month were Dacia who saw a 138% rise in sales contrasting with a 36% dip by parent Renault.
Of the premium brands, BMW our performed Audi and Mercedes-Benz but JLR saw a 15% drop for their two brands.
Wales Top Ten in February: