The rise of SUVs is hindering the transition to cleaner cars

Carbon emissions

gCO2/km

The average emissions of new cars in the UK stopped falling in 2017 ...

140

130

120

110

100

2010

2012

2014

2016

2018

SUV market share

Small

Medium

Large SUVs

40%

... which campaigners say is due to the increasing market share for SUVs

30

20

10

0

2010

2015

2019

Carbon emissions

SUV market share

gCO2/km

Small

Medium

Large SUVs

The average emissions

of new cars in the UK stopped falling in 2017 ...

40%

140

... which campaigners say is due to the increasing market share for SUVs

30

130

20

120

10

110

0

100

2010

2012

2014

2016

2018

2010

2015

2019