Volkswagen Golf breath on Ford Focus shoulder among the global Best-selling Cars.

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Volkswagen Golf breath on Ford Focus shoulder among the global Best-selling Cars thanks to sales boomed over 42 percent from year ago with over 72.000 global delivery, just 6.000 below Ford Foucs that has lost the second place in favor of Ford F-Series. See Top 100 Models ranking.

In Augut 2014 according to data collected by focus2move Research Team in over 110 markets, the total new Light Passengers Vehicles global market was up 1.8% from the previous year with 6.61 million units.

Year to date August global sales have been just over 57.04 million with an increase of 3.2% from year ago or 1.77 million more than the correspondent month last year.

Toyota Corolla led again the ranking with 98.714 retails despite losing 2% from the correspondent period last year, followed by Ford F-Series gaining the second place (it was out of the podium last month) with 80.798 units, down 2.5% and by Ford Focus with 78.126 units, down 5.1% from same month year ago.

Volkswagen Golf was fourth with 72.070 sales, booming in August with volume up 46.4% year on year, just ahead of Hyundai Elantra (66.179 units, -11.8%).

Honda Accord jumped nine steps landing in 7th with 62.999 units, improving sales by 24.5%, just ahead two others Honda cars – the CR-V and the Civic losing volume in double digit from year ago.

The fastest model among top 100 was again the new Jeep Cherokee booming at 21.038 sales and improving volume over 1900% from year ago.

Remarkable August performances have been scored by a roaring Wuling Hongguang (11th with 56.502, up 67.6% from last year), Honda Fit (27th with 33.527 units, +61.4%), Foton Forland (33rd with 28.900, + 77%), Skoda Rapid (69th with 19.697 units, + 126.1%) and Nissan X-Trail (74th with 19.144 units, + 140.1%)..

Chevrolet Cruze, Volkswagen Passat, Toyota Prius, Volkswagen Gol and Toyota Aqua have significantly underperformed in August. Volkswagen Gol had the lowest performance among top 100 for the second consecutive month, down 46.5% from last year.

Among “Small Cars”, Volkswagen Polo (14th in absolute) was again in first with 50.500 (+2%) ahead of Ford Fiesta (45.647 sales, down 11.1%) and the Honda Fit (33.527 units, up an amazing 61%).

The “Compact Car” segment includes Corolla, Focus and Golf, three of best four models this month.

The “Mid-size Car” segment undisputed leader was the Toyota Camry (6th in absolute with 65.869 units down 14.5%), followed by a growing Honda Accord (62.999 units, up 24.5%) and BMW 3 Series (38.091 cars) outpacing the Hyundai Sonata. 

The “Full- size Car” segment podium has unchanged with BMW Series 5 (37th with 27.149) followed by Audi A6 (50th with 24.411) and Mercedes E Class (58th with 21.662 units).

Among SUV, the best was the Honda CR-V (8th 57.900 sales) outpacing Toyota RAV4 (56.738 units), followed by the Volkswagen Tiguan (36.817 cars)

In the Pick-up segment, the podium was unchanged with Ford F-Series on top ahead of Chevrolet Silverado and Toyota Hilux.

To see details by markets and brands you can refer to our reports on these subjects.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Aug Rank Ytd Model Aug 2014 Ytd 2014 Aug YoY var. % Share I Half Share Jul Share Aug Share YTD
1 1 Toyota Corolla 98.714 782.026 -2,0% 1,4% 1,6% 1,6% 1,4%
2 4 Ford F-Series 80.798 593.215 -2,5% 1,0% 1,2% 1,3% 1,1%
3 2 Ford Focus 77.366 701.973 -5,1% 1,3% 1,3% 1,2% 1,3%
4 3 Volkswagen Golf 72.070 601.916 46,4% 1,1% 1,2% 1,1% 1,1%
5 5 Hyundai Elantra 66.179 547.147 -11,8% 1,0% 1,0% 1,1% 1,0%
6 6 Toyota Camry 65.869 524.334 -14,5% 0,9% 1,0% 1,0% 1,0%
7 15 Honda Accord 62.999 376.546 24,5% 0,6% 0,7% 1,0% 0,7%
8 10 Honda CR-V 57.900 453.870 -14,5% 0,8% 0,7% 0,9% 0,8%
9 12 Honda Civic 57.008 416.285 -14,8% 0,7% 0,8% 0,9% 0,8%
10 14 Toyota RAV4 56.738 402.121 25,0% 0,7% 0,9% 0,9% 0,7%
11 7 Wuling Hongguang 56.502 483.159 67,6% 0,9% 0,8% 0,9% 0,9%
12 17 Chevrolet Silverado 53.316 367.924 8,5% 0,6% 0,7% 0,8% 0,7%
13 9 Chevrolet Cruze 52.223 472.320 -24,2% 0,9% 0,9% 0,8% 0,9%
14 11 Volkswagen Polo 50.500 452.991 2,1% 0,8% 1,0% 0,8% 0,8%
15 13 Volkswagen Jetta 46.185 403.275 -10,4% 0,7% 0,8% 0,7% 0,7%
16 8 Ford Fiesta 45.647 478.274 -11,1% 0,9% 0,9% 0,7% 0,9%
17 26 Ram pick-up 43.775 283.256 32,6% 0,5% 0,5% 0,7% 0,5%
18 19 Buick Excelle 38.861 353.652 -12,7% 0,7% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6%
19 22 BMW 3 Series 38.091 315.591 7,3% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6%
20 20 Volkswagen Tiguan 36.817 335.429 6,1% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,6%
21 18 Toyota Hilux 36.214 360.163 -20,4% 0,7% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7%
22 24 Hyundai Sonata 35.654 297.877 -2,0% 0,5% 0,6% 0,6% 0,5%
23 21 Volkswagen Lavida 34.763 332.813 19,0% 0,6% 0,5% 0,6% 0,6%
24 16 Volkswagen Passat 34.652 376.368 -25,4% 0,7% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7%
25 32 Ford Escape 34.346 253.964 4,5% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
26 31 Nissan Altima 34.111 256.238 2,8% 0,5% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5%
27 30 Honda Fit 33.527 263.436 61,4% 0,5% 0,6% 0,5% 0,5%
28 37 Ford Fusion 32.391 245.656 15,0% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5% 0,4%
29 33 Wuling Sunshine 32.319 249.839 -5,5% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
30 29 Mazda3 32.305 264.644 16,4% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
31 28 Kia Sportage 32.220 278.926 -6,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
32 41 Chevrolet Malibu 28.927 231.077 3,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5% 0,4%
33 46 Foton Forland 28.900 202.147 77,0% 0,4% 0,2% 0,5% 0,4%
34 25 Toyota Prius 28.614 294.816 -39,1% 0,5% 0,6% 0,5% 0,5%
35 35 Hyundai ix35 28.103 247.887 -9,0% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,5%
36 38 Wuling Rongguang 27.553 245.599 26,7% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
37 40 BMW 5 Series 27.149 237.924 -5,8% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
38 51 Hyundai Verna 25.902 195.693 26,1% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
39 45 Volkswagen Sagitar 25.717 207.989 9,2% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
40 50 Great Wall Haval H6 25.716 195.851 22,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
41 34 Hyundai Santa fe 25.670 248.536 -10,6% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5%
42 23 Toyota Yaris 25.633 306.388 -5,0% 0,6% 0,5% 0,4% 0,6%
43 27 Renault Clio 25.264 281.438 -5,2% 0,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,5%
44 42 Mazda CX-5 25.036 229.171 3,2% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
45 36 Skoda Octavia 24.849 245.853 13,6% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
46 63 Jeep Grand Cherokee 24.755 179.212 6,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
47 69 GMC Sierra 24.596 167.371 5,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
48 43 Volkswagen Santana 24.541 211.907 36,0% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
49 76 Nissan Rogue 24.444 161.832 25,0% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
50 49 Audi A6 24.411 197.608 7,6% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
51 67 Subaru Forester 23.573 170.463 16,5% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3%
52 52 Kia Rio 22.905 195.372 -5,9% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
53 60 Chevrolet Equinox 22.847 181.475 -15,4% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3%
54 44 Audi A4 22.252 211.710 -13,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
55 62 Ford Explorer 22.051 180.515 27,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
56 84 Jeep Wrangler 21.891 151.548 13,0% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
57 53 Chevrolet Sail 21.778 192.593 -15,5% 0,4% 0,2% 0,3% 0,4%
58 59 Mercedes E Class 21.662 182.639 3,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3%
59 66 Maruti Alto 21.553 172.051 17,1% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
60 54 Mercedes C Class 21.423 191.488 -7,6% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
61 39 Nissan Qashqai 21.330 243.905 -19,8% 0,5% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4%
62 70 Ford Ecosport 21.276 164.804 4,2% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3%
63 58 Nissan Sentra 21.119 183.024 17,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
64 56 Audi A3 21.118 186.282 29,1% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3%
65 99 Jeep Cherokee 21.038 134.792 1912,9% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2%
66 65 Toyota Vios 20.559 173.934 26,9% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
67 55 Nissan Sylphy 20.420 191.185 5,1% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
68 57 Peugeot 308 20.048 185.851 33,8% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3%
69 96 Skoda Rapid 19.697 139.129 126,1% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
70 73 Volkswagen Bora 19.312 162.650 -11,6% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
71 64 Hyundai Accent 19.230 173.935 -5,9% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
72 97 Kia Soul 19.222 138.439 46,1% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
73 82 Ford Kuga 19.206 156.120 30,5% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
74 86 Nissan X-Trail 19.144 146.708 140,1% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
75 90 Maruti Dzire 19.129 143.536 39,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
76 150 DongFeng Mini Bus 18.900 98.730 91,9% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2%
77 77 Mazda6 18.680 160.676 -1,5% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
78 68 Toyota Highlander 18.577 167.771 -12,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
79 92 Saipa Pride 18.268 143.028 54,8% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3%
80 93 Kia K3 18.005 142.105 26,5% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
81 98 Maruti Swift 17.716 138.291 25,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3%
82 100 Honda Odyssey 17.629 133.798 14,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2%
83 83 Audi Q5 17.578 153.226 -9,0% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
84 95 Kia Optima 17.470 140.612 -7,2% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3%
85 87 Nissan Versa 17.459 145.577 -6,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
86 47 Peugeot 208 17.333 201.942 -13,7% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4%
87 88 Fiat Palio 17.251 144.749 -5,9% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
88 89 Volkswagen Magotan 17.079 143.657 14,5% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3%
89 74 Chevrolet Spark 17.062 162.150 -25,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
90 80 Volkswagen Gol 16.550 157.941 -46,5% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
91 118 Hyundai i20 15.808 112.304 2,5% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2%
92 108 Kia Sorento 15.675 124.771 -14,1% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
93 103 Wuling Mini-truck 15.598 130.402 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
94 113 Audi Q3 15.516 122.145 22,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
95 94 Toyota Avanza 15.021 140.632 24,3% 0,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3%
96 61 Opel Corsa 14.766 180.676 4,0% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3%
97 106 Dodge Grand Caravan 14.667 128.620 -11,6% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
98 75 Toyota Aqua 14.543 162.089 -31,2% 0,3% 0,4% 0,2% 0,3%
99 119 Toyota Tacoma 14.237 112.191 -15,5% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
100 48 ChangAn Nangling 14.000 88.296 25,0% 0,1% 0,3% 0,2% 0,2%

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