World Best selling cars May 2014 ranking. Ford Fiesta best global small car!

World Best selling cars

World Best selling cars May 2014 ranking confirms the advance of Volkswagen Golf, still third in cumulative sales. Toyota Corolla sold 7.000 units more than Ford Focus, while the Toyota Camry was fourth. Ford Fiesta was the best small car in the World.

The growing speed of the global light passenger’s vehicle market in the second half is marginally down from the first. However 2014 volume is projected up 4% with volume above the 86 million, new all-time record.

The models competition is tough with a global commercial battle to keep customers and with three great protagonists, now that Volkswagen Golf is growing everywhere closing the gap with the leaders, Toyota Corolla and Ford Focus.

In May Corolla was first with 99.434 sales, down 6.3% from year ago, followed by Ford Focus at 92.452, down 4.7%, and by Ford F-Series with 82.111, down 3.8%.

A great job was delivered by the Corolla Camry, advanced in 4th place, with 79.726 sales and Volkswagen Golf , fifth with 75.632, up 22% from last year and still third in the year to date ranking, with 379.056 sales and an amazing increase of 26.1% from last year.

The city car segment was leaded by Chevrolet Spark with 21.136 units followed by Daihatsu Tanto (the key car market leader in Japan) and Maruti Swift. Anyhow, the Spark is only 74th in the total models ranking.

In the Small Car segment, the leader, Ford Fiesta, gained a robust margin on the antagonist, the Volkswagen Polo, while third was the Renault Clio with a robust 18% increase in the month.

The Compact segment include Corolla, Focus and Golf, so the entire year-to-date podium.

The mid-size segment leader was the Hyundai Elantra with 74.880 units, followed by Honda Accord and Volkswagen Passat.

Large sedan segment leader was the BMW Series 5, well ahead of Audi A6 and Mercedes E.

Among SUV, the best was the Honda CRV, with 63.214 units, followed by the Toyota RAV 4 and Volkswagen Tiguan, while in the pick-up area, behind Ford F-Series third in absolute in May, there were the Chevrolet Silverado and the Toyota Hilux.

The first “Italian” model was out of the Top 50 and was Fiat 500 in 80th with 20.726 sales, down 4.9%.

Rank May Rank YTD Model Sales May 2014 Sales Ytd 2014 Var May 2014 Var Ytd 2014 Share May Share YTD
1 1 Toyota Corolla 99.436 475.725 -6,30% -1,70% 1,40% 1,40%
2 2 Ford Focus 92.453 441.753 -4,70% -6,30% 1,30% 1,30%
3 4 Ford F-Series 82.111 358.490 -3,80% 1,50% 1,20% 1,00%
4 6 Toyota Camry 79.726 323.681 12,70% -4,80% 1,10% 0,90%
5 3 Volkswagen Golf 75.632 379.056 22,30% 26,10% 1,10% 1,10%
6 5 Hyundai Elantra 74.880 341.231 -3,80% -4,70% 1,10% 1,00%
7 9 Chevrolet Cruze 68.623 304.901 8,90% 10,00% 1,00% 0,90%
8 10 Honda CR-V 63.241 286.685 3,40% -0,10% 0,90% 0,80%
9 8 Ford Fiesta 61.814 307.734 -6,00% 10,60% 0,90% 0,90%
10 14 Honda Civic 60.951 248.733 1,20% -8,20% 0,90% 0,70%
11 15 Toyota RAV4 56.756 237.869 20,80% 24,90% 0,80% 0,70%
12 19 Honda Accord 55.489 219.220 10,00% -14,90% 0,80% 0,60%
13 13 Volkswagen Jetta 53.878 255.183 13,80% 10,90% 0,80% 0,70%
14 20 Chevrolet Silverado 51.782 217.830 7,10% -8,00% 0,70% 0,60%
15 12 Volkswagen Passat 50.359 259.819 -0,20% 6,20% 0,70% 0,70%
16 7 Wuling Hongguang 50.333 320.451 162,40% 52,70% 0,70% 0,90%
17 11 Volkswagen Polo 49.605 282.610 -13,80% 0,60% 0,70% 0,80%
18 17 Toyota Hilux 47.312 234.294 -19,80% -14,20% 0,70% 0,70%
19 16 Buick Excelle 44.729 235.386 8,70% 14,60% 0,60% 0,70%
20 27 Hyundai Sonata 42.234 175.287 -3,10% -15,30% 0,60% 0,50%
21 25 Renault Clio 41.950 186.879 18,70% -1,70% 0,60% 0,50%
22 21 Volkswagen Tiguan 41.893 216.404 12,30% 10,50% 0,60% 0,60%
23 23 BMW 3 Series 39.930 192.709 -3,00% 13,60% 0,60% 0,60%
24 24 Toyota Prius 39.353 190.920 -15,70% -13,50% 0,60% 0,50%
25 22 Toyota Yaris 39.306 201.201 19,50% 35,60% 0,60% 0,60%
26 38 Ford Escape 39.057 153.626 9,40% -3,30% 0,60% 0,40%
27 31 Nissan Altima 38.630 166.740 11,50% 4,30% 0,50% 0,50%
28 37 Ford Fusion 37.934 154.695 11,90% -4,20% 0,50% 0,40%
29 18 Volkswagen Lavida 37.557 230.722 23,00% 32,90% 0,50% 0,70%
30 30 Ram pick-up 37.131 170.711 17,20% 24,90% 0,50% 0,50%
31 28 Kia Sportage 35.101 171.957 7,40% 12,00% 0,50% 0,50%
32 35 Skoda Octavia 34.648 158.219 39,10% 20,40% 0,50% 0,50%
33 29 Mazda3 34.431 171.374 22,30% 18,50% 0,50% 0,50%
34 36 Hyundai Santa fe 33.693 157.668 19,60% 9,80% 0,50% 0,50%
35 26 Wuling Rongguang/Xingwang 33.598 176.091 5,90% -4,20% 0,50% 0,50%
36 32 Foton Forland 32.930 166.084 11,70% 6,70% 0,50% 0,50%
37 33 Nissan Qashqai 32.614 162.863 -2,70% -4,20% 0,50% 0,50%
38 41 Chevrolet Malibu 32.003 151.354 5,60% 8,70% 0,50% 0,40%
39 39 Hyundai ix35 30.769 152.618 -2,20% 10,10% 0,40% 0,40%
40 46 Audi A4 29.777 134.229 4,60% -7,40% 0,40% 0,40%
41 43 BMW 5 Series 29.774 144.707 5,90% 6,80% 0,40% 0,40%
42 59 Nissan Sentra 29.497 114.301 61,60% 23,80% 0,40% 0,30%
43 40 Wuling Sunshine 28.515 151.780 -42,40% -25,30% 0,40% 0,40%
44 42 Mazda CX-5 28.495 145.036 31,00% 40,60% 0,40% 0,40%
45 45 Volkswagen Santana 28.440 134.934 276,10% 137,00% 0,40% 0,40%
46 48 Volkswagen Sagitar 27.243 129.253 13,10% 7,80% 0,40% 0,40%
47 64 Audi A3 27.108 111.579 49,40% 46,40% 0,40% 0,30%
48 57 Ford Explorer 26.278 114.746 28,50% 18,70% 0,40% 0,30%
49 51 Kia Rio 26.244 120.662 -6,60% -4,20% 0,40% 0,30%
50 61 Peugeot 308 25.908 113.740 25,50% 12,50% 0,40% 0,30%

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