Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, in the county of Midlothian, with an estimated population of 488,000.
It is the 2nd biggest city in Scotland (by population) and the 7th in the UK.
Most famous for Edinburgh Castle and the famous Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe, that celebrates the performing arts, theatre and comedy over a 3-week duration in August.
Another great attraction for Scottish tourism is the annual Edinburgh Hogmanay celebration. Originally an informal street party on the Tron Kirk in the Old Town’s High Street, it now covers 4 days of processions, concerts and fireworks, with the street party beginning on Hogmanay.
Edinburgh has 3 football teams that play in the Scottish Professional Football League: Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian and Edinburgh City. In women’s football, Hibs and Spartans play in the SWPL 1.
The most popular cars in Edinburgh
Given their multipurpose appeal as a family car and sensible commuter vehicle, it’s no great surprise to learn that the VW Golf is estimated to be the most popular car in Edinburgh, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.
Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Volkswagen Tiguan, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Nissan Qashqai and the Ford Fiesta.
Vehicle numbers in Edinburgh
There are approximately 195,000 licensed vehicles in the Edinburgh area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the Ford Kuga.
Find a Fixter garage in Edinburgh today
There are a total of 31 Fixter garages in the Edinburgh area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.
Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Edinburgh area:
- EH1: Old Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
- EH2: New Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
- EH3: New Town, West End, Tollcross & Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
- EH4: Dean Village, Comely Bank, Barnton & Cramond, Edinburgh, Scotland
- EH5: Granton & Firth of Forth, Edinburgh, Scotland
- EH6: Leith & Newhaven, Edinburgh, Scotland