World car market in 2015 hit 89.7 million sales. Top 100 countries data inside!

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World car market in 2015 hit 89.7 million sales, the 6th all time record in a row pushed up by record volume achieved by China, USA, India, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Australia, Turkey and KSA. The Top 100 markets inside!

Few months after the end of the year, global data are consolidated having assembled also smaller countries and the entire African continent and we are able to show the Top 100 markets ranking.

Meantime, in recent months we have reported over the individual market performance for all the largest 100 market plus many others and you can find them searching on this website.

During the 2015 the new light vehicles (cars plus light commercial vehicles) World market scored a new ALL TIME RECORD, the sixth in a series, with 89.76 million vehicles sold, reporting an increase of 2.5% from the previous year.

In the 2015 China, USA and Japan represented the 53.1% of global sales. China (with data revised just over the 25 million) and USA (with 17.47 million, up 5.7%) had reported their all time best while Japan was third with 5 million units, down 7.9%.

The 2015 was characterized by the fall of Brazil and Russia respectively 7th and 12th with 2.47 and 1.60 million sales.

Germany was back in fourth place after four years with 3.44 million followed by India with record volume at 3.42 million and the United Kingdom, up 3 spots from 2011, with 3.0 million.

France ranked 8th with 2.3 million followed by Canada, at new all time record of 1.9 million, South Korea, first time in the top 10 with the new all time record of 1.82 million, Italy, in fast recovery  with 1.71 million.

Mexico was 13th, up 3 spots, at new all time record of 1.3 million ahead of Spain, recovering at 1.19, Australia at record of 1.14 and Iran with 1.0 million. Others record had been scored by Turkey, just near 1 million sales, and Saudi Arabia at 0.89 million.

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 2015 Rank 2014 Country 2015 Sales 2014 Sales 2015 Var Share 2015
1 1 China 24.582.245 23.428.832 4,9% 27,7%
2 2 USA 17.470.659 16.527.947 5,7% 19,7%
3 3 Japan 5.034.919 5.467.562 -7,9% 5,7%
4 6 India 3.422.592 3.154.906 8,5% 3,9%
5 5 Germany 3.404.909 3.201.541 6,4% 3,8%
6 7 UK 3.002.830 2.797.603 7,3% 3,4%
7 4 Brazil 2.477.284 3.328.352 -25,6% 2,8%
8 9 France 2.296.189 2.163.624 6,1% 2,6%
9 10 Canada 1.901.240 1.853.307 2,6% 2,1%
10 11 South Korea 1.824.288 1.613.323 13,1% 2,1%
11 12 Italy 1.713.254 1.486.314 15,3% 1,9%
12 8 Russia 1.601.794 2.491.540 -35,7% 1,8%
13 14 Mexico 1.351.782 1.135.501 19,0% 1,5%
14 17 Spain 1.197.232 970.702 23,3% 1,3%
15 15 Australia 1.127.467 1.087.956 3,6% 1,3%
16 13 Indonesia 1.032.007 1.207.047 -14,5% 1,2%
17 16 Iran 1.023.058 1.078.443 -5,1% 1,2%
18 20 Turkey 968.015 767.681 26,1% 1,1%
19 19 Saudi Arabia 892.649 852.807 4,7% 1,0%
20 18 Thailand 800.658 881.832 -9,2% 0,9%
21 21 Malaysia 665.759 665.028 0,1% 0,8%
22 22 Argentina 613.604 653.306 -6,1% 0,7%
23 23 South Africa 587.158 612.802 -4,2% 0,7%
24 24 Belgium 564.886 538.280 4,9% 0,6%
25 25 Netherlands 505.994 426.935 18,5% 0,6%
26 27 UAE 424.402 412.302 2,9% 0,5%
27 26 Taiwan 420.781 423.619 -0,7% 0,5%
28 28 Poland 407.981 371.174 9,9% 0,5%
29 29 Sweden 387.763 345.330 12,3% 0,4%
30 36 Philippines 325.749 269.484 20,9% 0,4%
31 34 Switzerland 323.783 301.842 7,3% 0,4%
32 33 Austria 308.422 303.302 1,7% 0,3%
33 31 Chile 283.773 337.129 -15,8% 0,3%
34 32 Colombia 281.279 327.704 -14,2% 0,3%
35 35 Egypt 262.071 273.862 -4,3% 0,3%
36 37 Israel 254.748 239.787 6,2% 0,3%
37 30 Algeria 252.521 339.094 -25,5% 0,3%
38 38 Denmark 239.857 217.524 10,3% 0,3%
39 40 Czech Rep 227.950 190.255 19,8% 0,3%
40 41 Vietnam 225.161 184.065 22,3% 0,3%
41 48 Pakistan 220.485 140.926 56,5% 0,2%
42 44 Portugal 209.329 169.036 23,8% 0,2%
43 42 Norway 181.875 171.857 5,8% 0,2%
44 39 Oman 166.530 214.896 -22,5% 0,2%
45 43 Uzbekistan 166.157 169.086 -1,7% 0,2%
46 47 Kuwait 162.401 162.719 -0,2% 0,2%
47 46 Peru 152.519 162.885 -6,4% 0,2%
48 52 Ireland 148.030 112.905 31,1% 0,2%
49 49 New Zealand 133.695 126.693 5,5% 0,2%
50 50 Morocco 131.935 122.081 8,1% 0,1%
51 73 Sri Lanka 108.539 38.780 179,9% 0,1%
52 53 Finland 107.803 105.304 2,4% 0,1%
53 45 Kazakhstan 97.691 163.515 -40,3% 0,1%
54 55 Qatar 96.564 100.108 -3,5% 0,1%
55 57 Puerto Rico 83.668 90.388 -7,4% 0,1%
56 58 Greece 81.290 76.109 6,8% 0,1%
57 60 Romania 81.181 70.172 15,7% 0,1%
58 51 Ecuador 79.427 113.904 -30,3% 0,1%
59 71 Singapore 78.563 47.258 66,2% 0,1%
60 62 Hungary 77.172 67.476 14,4% 0,1%
61 59 Slovakia 74.284 74.565 -0,4% 0,1%
62 63 Bahrain 65.301 62.452 4,6% 0,1%
63 64 Panama 64.737 59.692 8,5% 0,1%
64 61 Jordan 61.713 69.583 -11,3% 0,1%
65 67 Slovenia 59.450 53.303 11,5% 0,1%
66 68 Hong Kong 55.719 52.864 5,4% 0,1%
67 66 Tunisia 55.292 53.490 3,4% 0,1%
68 65 Nigeria 55.244 53.822 2,6% 0,1%
69 56 Iraq 53.848 94.613 -43,1% 0,1%
70 54 Ukraine 50.840 103.546 -50,9% 0,1%
71 76 Belarus 48.255 36.210 33,3% 0,1%
72 69 Uruguay 48.206 52.485 -8,2% 0,1%
73 70 Luxembourg 46.464 49.719 -6,5% 0,1%
74 75 Bolivia 41.170 37.412 10,0% 0,0%
75 78 Costa Rica 41.001 34.022 20,5% 0,0%
76 74 Lebanon 39.361 37.816 4,1% 0,0%
77 77 Botswana 38.751 34.292 13,0% 0,0%
78 82 Laos 38.098 26.724 42,6% 0,0%
79 79 Croatia 35.708 33.953 5,2% 0,0%
80 83 Bulgaria 29.162 25.939 12,4% 0,0%
81 81 Guatemala 29.159 28.587 2,0% 0,0%
82 84 Reunion 27.187 25.349 7,3% 0,0%
83 80 Paraguay 24.558 30.691 -20,0% 0,0%
84 86 Syria 22.100 22.799 -3,1% 0,0%
85 89 Serbia 21.838 19.698 10,9% 0,0%
86 88 Estonia 21.060 21.124 -0,3% 0,0%
87 72 Angola 20.226 40.519 -50,1% 0,0%
88 87 Namibia 20.174 22.000 -8,3% 0,0%
89 91 Kenya 19.549 17.296 13,0% 0,0%
90 85 Venezuela 17.232 24.227 -28,9% 0,0%
91 95 Lithuania 17.064 14.504 17,7% 0,0%
92 93 Latvia 16.104 14.989 7,4% 0,0%
93 92 Trinidad & Tobago 15.732 17.100 -8,0% 0,0%
94 94 Guadeloupe 15.063 14.768 2,0% 0,0%
95 90 Brunei 14.407 18.133 -20,5% 0,0%
96 99 El Salvador 12.700 11.869 7,0% 0,0%
97 114 Macedonia 12.674 4.220 200,3% 0,0%
98 97 Honduras 12.533 12.600 -0,5% 0,0%
99 96 Martinique 12.265 13.241 -7,4% 0,0%
100 101 Iceland 11.022 9.629 14,5% 0,0%

 

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