The 100 Best Selling Cars in Europe – full year 2014 ranking was dominated by Volkswagen with an amazing +22% performed by the Golf and with Polo beating Clio, Fiesta and Focus. Toyota Yaris shines.
In December 2014, according to data released by all Car Manufacturers local Associations and by ACEA, the total Light Passengers Vehicle (cars + light commercial vehicles) sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.5 million, up a robust 4.2% from the correspondent month last year.
Full Year 2014 sales in Europe have been 18.0 million, up 1.5% from 2013.
On top of the 100 best-selling cars model in the continent there was – as happen since ever – the Volkswagen Golf that was dramatically energized by the launch of the seventh generation and in the last month benefitting from the wagon derivative launch.
Amazing was the +22.5% increase with Golf sales at a record 608.440 volume. Europe represents the 64% of global Golf sales.
Second was the Volkswagen Polo with 367.116 units (-0.6%) followed by the Renault Clio with 346.737 (+6.4%), Ford Fiesta with 324.107 (+1.9%) and Ford Focus with 278.266 (-12.7%).
In 6th place the Opel Corsa that has minimized the loss at 0.5% despite the run out of the old model and the ramp up of last generation launched in autumn.
Nissan Qashqai has lost one spot and 3.2% of sales (at 250.316) despite the launch of second generation.
Thanks to a boom on Hybrids demand, Toyota Yaris advanced in 11th place, +4 spots.
Data on the 44 European countries are sourced by focus2move.com Mobility Database, aggregating data from all National Carmaker Associations or Dealers Associations, including, for the European Community, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Data combined the 28 countries of European Community plus the 3 E.F.T.A. (Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) plus East and South European countries like Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldova, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia, and Albania. We also include little countries like Monaco and Liechtenstein, despite for these countries data are preliminary and subject at a late update.
Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see statistics regarding Brands and Groups. 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.
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