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World Cars Brand Ranking 2016. Renault and Mercedes shining.

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World Cars Brand Ranking 2016 with the Top 50 reported. Renault was 9th with a spectacular +14.8 percent at global level while Mercedes was leader of premium segment.

Global light vehicles market in he 2016 hit the new record of 93.5 million units, up 4.4% or near 4 million units from the previous record of the previous year.

The final results was above any expectations, considering the fall of entire regions (South America, Asean, MENA, Russia) and towed by the Chinese market boomed in the second half of the year with an astonishing speed.

This consideration should be taken in mind while reading the global ranking by brand ( the ranking by Manufacturer Group is published separately) with brands strongest in China taking advantages over the others.

The leadership is not under discussion, as Toyota with 8.47 million units (+0.0%) has a huge gap over all the others.

In second place Volkswagen with 6.353 million sales (+1.7%) has improved the speed in the second half, thanks to the position in China keeping the distance from the attack of Ford, third with 6.23 million (+2.3%), ahead of the German rival in the single months of March and June.

The battle for the fourth place is really amazing with Nissan ahead with 4.95 million sales (+4.7%) just ahead of Hyundai. losing volume first time in a decade with 4.86 million. Both are now challenged by the fast growing Honda, actually 6th with 4.77 million sales (+6.6%), up one spot overtaking Chevrolet, seventh with 4.16 million (-4.4%).

Kia stands in eight place with 3.31 million sales (+4.4%) ahead of Renault with 2.41 million (+13.8%), the fastest growing within the top 15, and in 10th place Mercedes with 2.32 million (+10.5%).

In the table below, the top 50 brands global ranking.

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All data are sourced from our Mobility Database, feed on daily basis with data on OEM, Brands, Models, Segments collected in over 140 markets, actually the widest Vehicles Database worldwide.

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 report year to date data updated.

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 BRAND Sales 2016 FY Variation 2016 FY Share 2016
1 1 Toyota 8.476.885 0,8% 9,2%
2 2 Volkswagen 6.535.093 1,7% 7,1%
3 3 Ford 6.234.726 2,3% 6,8%
4 5 Nissan 4.954.002 4,7% 5,4%
5 4 Hyundai 4.864.222 -0,5% 5,3%
6 6 Honda 4.774.696 6,6% 5,2%
7 7 Chevrolet 4.168.961 -4,4% 4,5%
8 8 Kia 3.314.716 4,4% 3,6%
9 9 Renault 2.412.720 13,8% 2,6%
10 10 Mercedes 2.327.799 10,5% 2,5%
11 11 Peugeot 2.024.006 0,1% 2,2%
12 12 BMW 1.985.219 2,2% 2,2%
13 13 Audi 1.885.207 3,7% 2,0%
14 15 Mazda 1.540.582 0,7% 1,7%
15 14 Fiat 1.523.355 -4,2% 1,7%
16 20 Buick 1.487.476 16,1% 1,6%
17 21 Jeep 1.455.812 15,2% 1,6%
18 16 Suzuki 1.420.212 -6,1% 1,5%
19 19 ChangAn 1.416.087 7,8% 1,5%
20 18 Maruti 1.415.015 6,0% 1,5%
21 17 Wuling 1.392.739 -7,9% 1,5%
22 23 Opel 1.169.239 4,6% 1,3%
23 25 Skoda 1.156.041 8,8% 1,3%
24 22 Citroen 1.108.742 -7,5% 1,2%
25 27 Great Wall 1.076.802 11,4% 1,2%
26 26 Subaru 1.014.479 4,1% 1,1%
27 24 Mitsubishi 1.014.430 -9,0% 1,1%
28 29 Dongfeng 928.957 17,4% 1,0%
29 28 Daihatsu 773.561 -2,8% 0,8%
30 34 Geely 766.413 29,9% 0,8%
31 40 Baojun 743.004 47,8% 0,8%
32 38 BAIC 703.440 37,1% 0,8%
33 32 Lexus 667.757 3,4% 0,7%
34 30 GMC 667.146 -2,1% 0,7%
35 31 Dodge 665.220 -2,2% 0,7%
36 33 Ram 664.745 8,1% 0,7%
37 36 Jac 619.381 13,3% 0,7%
38 37 Dacia 605.963 11,2% 0,7%
39 41 Chery 561.727 14,1% 0,6%
40 35 Isuzu 535.107 -4,7% 0,6%
41 39 Volvo 528.246 4,3% 0,6%
42 43 BYD 501.850 9,4% 0,5%
43 47 Land Rover 418.036 10,5% 0,5%
44 44 Seat 415.280 3,5% 0,5%
45 46 Mahindra 414.165 6,6% 0,4%
46 58 Zotye 407.573 90,4% 0,4%
47 45 Foton 395.927 -1,0% 0,4%
48 49 Mini 365.202 7,6% 0,4%
49 62 GAC GONOW 362.513 80,2% 0,4%
50 42 Tata 337.533 -27,2% 0,4%

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