Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, located north of the Cheshire Plain and south and west of the Pennines, with an estimated population of 545,000.
Manchester is a popular cultural centre, with performing arts and live music venues that include the Palace Theatre, Manchester Opera House, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Arena and Manchester Academy.
Manchester has provided iconic bands such as The Smiths, Joy Division, The Verve, M People and The 1975, and in the height of the 1980s the ‘Madchester’ scene gave us The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets and James.
Canal Street has been the home for an LGBTQ+ community since 1940, with bars and clubs attracting around 20k visitors each weekend, and the Manchester Pride festival is celebrated every August.
It wouldn’t be fair to talk about Manchester without mentioning the city’s football rivalry: you’re either blue or you’re red, City or United—with both teams holding an extensive list of silverware and titles.
The most popular cars in Manchester
The Mercedes A-Class is estimated to be the most popular car in Manchester, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.
Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Polo, Mercedes C-Class Saloon and Nissan Qashqai.
Vehicle numbers in Manchester
There are approximately 218,000 licensed vehicles in Manchester, with some of the most popular models including the Mini, Ford Kuga and the Kia Sportage.
Find a Fixter garage in Manchester today
There are a total of 38 Fixter garages in the Manchester 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 Manchester area:
- M1 & M2: City Centre, Deansgate, Castlefield & Piccadilly, Manchester
- M4: Ancoats, Northern Quarter & Strangeways, Manchester
- M8: Crumpsall & Cheetham Hill, Manchester
- M9: Harpurhey & Blackley, Manchester
- M11: Clayton, Openshaw & Beswick, Manchester
- M12: Ardwick, Longsight & Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester