World Best Selling City Cars 2016. The top 50

World Best Selling City Cars Fiat-Panda-2017

World Best Selling City Cars during the 2016 led by Maruti Alto and Chevrolet Spark as in the previous year. However, the Italian Fiat gained the podium with the Panda, fast growing despite the age.

Definition

It is defined a “city car”  (or “urban car” or “mini car”) a small car passenger with a length size below the 3.7 meters intended primarily for a use inside urban area. The term is used along with other terms for small cars including subcompact in North America. The Euro NCAP calls all small cars superminis. The European Commission refers to A-segment (Utility/city class: entry-level small passenger car). In Japan, the kei car (軽自動車 keijidōsha, lit. “light automobile”) is a specific type of small car with engine power within the 600 cc.

Ranking

Following the decision of car makers to sales similar/same models with different nameplates across the Wold, all global ranking reported sales aggregated just for same nameplates and we do not assembly data. For instance, Suzuki Group sale the Alto under the Maruti and Suzuki brand and respecting this strategy we report the two models separately.

During the 2016 the city car segment declined 7.5% at  global level with preliminary global volumes reported at 4.3 million units.

The segment leadership unchanged with the Maruti Alto with leader as in the previous year thanks to global delivery of 256.514 units, representing a sharp fall from the previous year (-18.3%).

Thanks to a strong second half, the Chevrolet Spark positively defended the second place with 220.211 sales (+9.9%) while the Italian Fiat Panda raised in third place, up 3 spots from the previous year, with 187.749 units (+11.4%).

In fourth place Fiat 500 with 181.387 (-5.2%) followed by the Maruti Wagon R with 172.175 units (+1.0%), the Hyundai Grand 110, up 3 spots with 171.101 sales (+4.8%), the the Volkswagen Up! with 163.463 units (-8.8%).

In eight place the Japanese Key-car, the Daihatsu Tanto with 160.603 units (+1.8%) followed by the Hyundai i10 with 147.144 (-12.5%) and in ten place the Ford Ka with 135.678 units (-17.6%).

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and 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 2016 Rank 2015 Best Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation 2016
1 1 Maruti Alto 256.514 313.783 -18,3%
2 2 Chevrolet Spark 220.211 200.335 9,9%
3 6 Fiat Panda 187.749 168.582 11,4%
4 3 Fiat 500 181.387 191.391 -5,2%
5 5 Maruti Wagon R 172.175 170.467 1,0%
6 9 Hyundai Grand i10 171.101 163.272 4,8%
7 4 Volkswagen Up! 163.463 179.265 -8,8%
8 11 Daihatsu Tanto 160.603 157.756 1,8%
9 7 Hyundai i10 147.144 168.227 -12,5%
10 8 Ford KA 135.678 164.728 -17,6%
11 10 Suzuki Alto 129.745 159.903 -18,9%
12 15 Kia Picanto 122.178 115.114 6,1%
13 13 Suzuki WagonR 104.247 120.953 -13,8%
14 16 Kia Morning 97.239 103.531 -6,1%
15 19 Maruti Celerio 89.353 86.878 2,8%
16 12 Nissan Dayz 88.528 150.696 -41,3%
17 17 Honda N-WGN 87.377 96.038 -9,0%
18 14 Daihatsu Move 86.055 120.835 -28,8%
19 24 Smart Fortwo 82.130 76.863 6,9%
20 18 Daihatsu Mira 79.835 92.988 -14,1%
21 23 Toyota Aygo 78.480 77.869 0,8%
22 22 Suzuki Spacia 78.113 79.375 -1,6%
23 38 Daihatsu Cast 76.932 32.324 138,0%
24 26 Haval H1 76.056 74.571 2,0%
25 27 Citroen C1 68.089 67.714 0,6%
26 25 Hyundai Eon 64.731 75.838 -14,6%
27 28 Peugeot 108 55.730 59.327 -6,1%
28 30 Opel Adam 51.056 54.553 -6,4%
29 31 Renault Twingo 48.835 53.368 -8,5%
30 33 ChangAn Benben 48.476 47.312 2,5%
31 21 Volkswagen Fox/CrossFox 47.984 79.590 -39,7%
32 29 Toyota Agya 47.922 56.683 -15,5%
33 20 Fiat Uno 43.711 86.759 -49,6%
34 32 Suzuki Beidouxing 41.602 50.328 -17,3%
35 35 Daihatsu Ayla 41.472 36.522 13,6%
36 47 Opel Karl 37.831 21.767 73,8%
37 34 Skoda Citigo 36.915 37.533 -1,6%
38 36 Suzuki Mehran 36.470 35.489 2,8%
39 37 Suzuki Celerio 35.236 33.661 4,7%
40 42 Mitsubishi eK 29.946 26.501 13,0%
41 40 Chery QQ 26.202 28.778 -8,9%
42 49 Maruti Ritz 25.899 19.809 30,7%
43 71 Ravon Spark R2 22.415 6.080 268,7%
44 43 Seat Mii 21.236 24.227 -12,3%
45 50 Toyota Pixis 19.778 18.550 6,6%
46 46 Honda N-One 19.045 22.829 -16,6%
47 86 Ravon Matiz R1 17.678 2.790 533,6%
48 41 FAW Xiali N3/N5/N7 17.170 26.658 -35,6%
49 51 Opel Mokka 17.158 18.292 -6,2%
50 57 Skoda Octavia 16.980 14.199 19,6%

 

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