World Best Selling Car in 2015. The Top 100 ranking with Corolla above 1.3 million.

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World Best Selling Car ranking in 2015 registers the new All Time record of sales in a single year scored by the leader, the Toyota Corolla, above 1.3 million units. Volkswagen Golf was second, first time over the 1 million.

Having downloaded Chinese market data, we finally we can update the full year 2015 World’s ranking comparing the performance of the top 100 model with the previous year.

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First time ever, a model sold over 1.3 million vehicles in a calendar year and this was -of course – the Toyota Corolla that led the global ranking since “ever” improving volumes year after year. In the 2015 sales climbed at 1.339.024 (+4.7%) thanks to the model success in almost al the countries. The top market for Corolla is the USA with 363.332 sales, followed by China at 300.641 and Japan at 109.027. Last year strong increase were posted in Pakistan (+59.8%), UAE (+37.1%) and Romania (+73.6%).

Celebrating the 40th years of live, the Volkswagen Golf advanced in the second global place, first time ever, outpacing the magic quota 1 million selling 1.041.279 units (+8.4%).  Leader in Europe since 40 years, the top market in the 2015 was again Germany with 270.952 sales, followed by China with 195.845, UK with 75.038, USA with 65.308 and Italy with 44.436. Remarkable the increase scored in USA (+93.9%), Turkey (+45.6%), Canada  (+68.4%) and Mexico (+145%).

The top selling vehicles in US since 40 years, last year advanced in third global place. It is the Ford F-Series sold in 920.172 units (+1.6%). Sales are very concentrated with US and Canada representing 780.000 and 118.837 units respectively.

Second until two years ago, the Ford Focus is declining losing near 20% of 2014 volume and losing two spots with 826.271 sales. However sales lost in China (-37% or around 150.000 units had been more than balance by the launch of the new Escort (entered in the ranking in 84th place with 214.363 sales ).

In 5th place the Toyota Camry with 754.154 sales (-1.9%) ahead of the Hyundai Elantra (746.924, -9.1%), the Volkswagen Polo advanced 3 spots from last year with 698.182 sales (+2.2%) ahead of the leader of SUV segment, the Honda CR-V (696.594, -2.5%), the large pick-up Chevrolet Silverado (up 7 spots with 669.683 sales, +12.9%) and the second best SUV, the Toyota Rav4, up 2 spots with 664.282 sales (+5.5%).

Reading the long list of top 100 models, the falling stars list includes the Ford Fiesta (down 9 spots, 18th with 546.348, -21.5%) and the Chevrolet Cruze (down 5 spots, 16th with 558.815 sales, -16.2%).

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 2015 Rank 2014 Model Sales 2015 Sale 2014 2015 Var Share 2015 Share 2014
1 1 Toyota Corolla 1.339.024 1.278.909 4,7% 1,5% 1,4%
2 3 Volkswagen Golf 1.041.279 960.569 8,4% 1,2% 1,1%
3 4 Ford F-Series 920.172 906.071 1,6% 1,1% 1,1%
4 2 Ford Focus 826.221 1.025.467 -19,4% 1,0% 1,2%
5 6 Toyota Camry 754.154 768.616 -1,9% 0,9% 0,9%
6 5 Hyundai Elantra 746.924 821.298 -9,1% 0,9% 1,0%
7 10 Volkswagen Polo 698.182 683.301 2,2% 0,8% 0,8%
8 8 Honda CR-V 696.594 714.373 -2,5% 0,8% 0,9%
9 16 Chevrolet Silverado 669.683 593.103 12,9% 0,8% 0,7%
10 12 Toyota RAV4 664.382 629.844 5,5% 0,8% 0,8%
11 7 Wuling Hongguang 655.531 750.019 -12,6% 0,8% 0,9%
12 18 Volkswagen Passat 574.420 542.648 5,9% 0,7% 0,7%
13 13 Volkswagen Jetta 563.986 615.687 -8,4% 0,7% 0,7%
14 14 Toyota Hilux 563.673 603.254 -6,6% 0,7% 0,7%
15 17 Honda Accord 560.244 588.856 -4,9% 0,7% 0,7%
16 11 Chevrolet Cruze 558.815 666.765 -16,2% 0,7% 0,8%
17 15 Honda Civic 548.430 596.887 -8,1% 0,7% 0,7%
18 9 Ford Fiesta 546.348 695.999 -21,5% 0,7% 0,8%
19 19 Volkswagen Tiguan 501.042 492.799 1,7% 0,6% 0,6%
20 20 Volkswagen Lavida 472.841 486.802 -2,9% 0,6% 0,6%
21 21 Kia Sportage 451.791 452.681 -0,2% 0,5% 0,5%
22 23 Hyundai Sonata 444.169 435.304 2,0% 0,5% 0,5%
23 27 Mazda3 440.189 389.775 12,9% 0,5% 0,5%
24 26 Skoda Octavia 425.696 395.130 7,7% 0,5% 0,5%
25 22 Renault Clio 414.845 435.658 -4,8% 0,5% 0,5%
26 25 Toyota Yaris 412.934 414.573 -0,4% 0,5% 0,5%
27 28 Ford Escape 373.351 376.508 -0,8% 0,4% 0,5%
28 42 Haval H6 373.229 315.881 18,2% 0,4% 0,4%
29 70 Nissan X-Trail 370.566 250.841 47,7% 0,4% 0,3%
30 29 Hyundai Santa fe 369.169 376.029 -1,8% 0,4% 0,5%
31 31 Nissan Altima 366.534 369.461 -0,8% 0,4% 0,4%
32 46 Mercedes C Class 364.668 298.801 22,0% 0,4% 0,4%
33 34 Mazda CX-5 357.090 354.921 0,6% 0,4% 0,4%
34 47 Audi A3 353.572 295.990 19,5% 0,4% 0,4%
35 32 Nissan Qashqai 353.499 366.806 -3,6% 0,4% 0,4%
36 43 Nissan Sylphy 345.334 312.775 10,4% 0,4% 0,4%
37 24 Honda Fit 339.144 428.915 -20,9% 0,4% 0,5%
38 37 Ford Fusion 331.222 345.714 -4,2% 0,4% 0,4%
39 30 BMW 3 Series 331.013 369.470 -10,4% 0,4% 0,4%
40 76 Nissan Rogue 327.162 235.119 39,1% 0,4% 0,3%
41 205 Baojun 730 321.069 120.089 167,4% 0,4% 0,1%
42 33 Chevrolet Malibu 315.117 357.509 -11,9% 0,4% 0,4%
43 52 Nissan Sentra 306.318 283.051 8,2% 0,4% 0,3%
44 74 Jeep Cherokee 301.286 237.401 26,9% 0,4% 0,3%
45 67 Ford Explorer 299.652 259.915 15,3% 0,4% 0,3%
46 104 Hyundai Tucson 298.685 194.598 53,5% 0,4% 0,2%
47 44 Peugeot 208 297.678 310.603 -4,2% 0,4% 0,4%
48 63 Chevrolet Equinox 297.557 262.003 13,6% 0,4% 0,3%
49 41 Kia Rio 296.916 317.573 -6,5% 0,4% 0,4%
50 71 Buick Excelle GT 290.213 246.305 17,8% 0,3% 0,3%
51 57 GMC Sierra 288.562 270.779 6,6% 0,3% 0,3%
52 56 Opel Corsa 285.792 271.814 5,1% 0,3% 0,3%
53 35 Toyota Prius 280.427 350.258 -19,9% 0,3% 0,4%
54 45 Volkswagen Sagitar 279.887 300.082 -6,7% 0,3% 0,4%
55 53 Jeep Grand Cherokee 278.991 280.577 -0,6% 0,3% 0,3%
56 51 Subaru Forester 276.222 284.566 -2,9% 0,3% 0,3%
57 50 Volkswagen Santana 276.209 285.301 -3,2% 0,3% 0,3%
58 60 Honda City 275.875 265.728 3,8% 0,3% 0,3%
59 87 Hyundai i20 274.975 216.371 27,1% 0,3% 0,3%
60 88 Kia Sorento 272.271 215.759 26,2% 0,3% 0,3%
61 61 Maruti Alto 272.096 264.588 2,8% 0,3% 0,3%
62 40 Chevrolet Sail 269.701 320.582 -15,9% 0,3% 0,4%
63 64 Ford Kuga 264.037 261.196 1,1% 0,3% 0,3%
64 66 Isuzu D-Max 261.729 260.428 0,5% 0,3% 0,3%
65 77 Jeep Wrangler 257.941 234.616 9,9% 0,3% 0,3%
66 62 Toyota Highlander 257.924 262.399 -1,7% 0,3% 0,3%
67 48 Hyundai Verna 257.294 294.805 -12,7% 0,3% 0,4%
68 54 Hyundai Accent 251.748 273.980 -8,1% 0,3% 0,3%
69 38 Hyundai ix35 246.180 324.435 -24,1% 0,3% 0,4%
70 81 Nissan Versa 244.953 231.974 5,6% 0,3% 0,3%
71 55 Ford Ecosport 244.248 273.961 -10,8% 0,3% 0,3%
72 59 Toyota Vios 240.785 267.964 -10,1% 0,3% 0,3%
73 97 Peugeot 308 239.956 202.553 18,5% 0,3% 0,2%
74 143 Foton Light Truck 239.488 156.781 52,8% 0,3% 0,2%
75 90 Maruti Dzire 236.038 210.882 11,9% 0,3% 0,3%
76 144 Ford Edge 232.330 156.476 48,5% 0,3% 0,2%
77 89 Wuling Mini-truck 229.661 211.168 8,8% 0,3% 0,3%
78 86 Honda Odyssey 222.390 220.506 0,9% 0,3% 0,3%
79 211 Ford Transit 222.120 116.926 90,0% 0,3% 0,1%
80 39 Wuling Sunshine 221.769 321.873 -31,1% 0,3% 0,4%
81 75 Fiat 500 220.637 236.466 -6,7% 0,3% 0,3%
82 109 Peugeot 2008 220.244 188.616 16,8% 0,3% 0,2%
83 79 Toyota Aqua 215.525 233.209 -7,6% 0,3% 0,3%
84 1053 Ford Escort 214.362 3.710 5678,0% 0,3% 0,0%
85 68 KIA PRIDE 213.234 257.705 -17,3% 0,3% 0,3%
86 80 Mazda6 211.500 232.699 -9,1% 0,3% 0,3%
87 72 Mercedes E Class 208.604 244.274 -14,6% 0,2% 0,3%
88 120 Renault Captur 208.512 173.123 20,4% 0,2% 0,2%
89 125 Geely EC7 207.623 166.819 24,5% 0,2% 0,2%
90 128 Ford Mondeo 206.798 165.677 24,8% 0,2% 0,2%
91 96 Maruti Swift 206.662 202.831 1,9% 0,2% 0,2%
92 84 Volkswagen Bora 204.507 225.767 -9,4% 0,2% 0,3%
93 82 Kia K3 202.348 228.344 -11,4% 0,2% 0,3%
94 107 Opel Astra 202.200 191.012 5,9% 0,2% 0,2%
95 119 Toyota Tacoma 200.009 174.009 14,9% 0,2% 0,2%
96 1049 Honda HR-V 198.776 3.764 5181,0% 0,2% 0,0%
97 207 Honda Vezel 197.859 118.574 66,9% 0,2% 0,1%
98 110 Ford Ranger 197.232 186.497 5,8% 0,2% 0,2%
99 106 Kia Soul 197.160 192.836 2,2% 0,2% 0,2%
100 427 JAC Refine S3 196.779 50.140 292,5% 0,2% 0,1%

 

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