The 100 Best Selling Cars in Europe – full year 2014 ranking

100 Best Selling Cars in Europe

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.

See here reports on European statistics for Brands or Markets updated at December 2014.

Data on the 44 European countries are sourced by 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.


Rank 2014Rank 2013ModelSales 2014Sales 20132014 Y.o.Y. Var.Share 2013Share 2014
11Volkswagen Golf608.440496.78522,5%3,3%4,0%
22Volkswagen Polo367.116369.461-0,6%2,4%2,4%
33Renault Clio346.737325.8316,4%2,1%2,3%
45Ford Fiesta324.107318.0561,9%2,1%2,1%
54Ford Focus278.226318.588-12,7%2,1%1,8%
67Opel Corsa266.640267.892-0,5%1,8%1,7%
79Nissan Qashqai250.316258.499-3,2%1,7%1,6%
811Skoda Octavia247.399204.06521,2%1,3%1,6%
98Peugeot 208237.754261.813-9,2%1,7%1,5%
106Opel Astra228.613269.618-15,2%1,8%1,5%
1115Toyota Yaris222.652172.28829,2%1,1%1,4%
1214Audi A3211.016174.73120,8%1,2%1,4%
1312Volkswagen Passat182.688187.340-2,5%1,2%1,2%
1410BMW 3 Series179.553212.788-15,6%1,4%1,2%
1513Volkswagen Tiguan176.945177.302-0,2%1,2%1,2%
1641Peugeot 308166.455107.45754,9%0,7%1,1%
1717Fiat 500165.342162.8041,6%1,1%1,1%
1820Kia Rio156.362155.5720,5%1,0%1,0%
1928Mercedes C Class156.169133.42217,0%0,9%1,0%
2023Citroen C3154.604146.5145,5%1,0%1,0%
2116Lada Granta154.278168.563-8,5%1,1%1,0%
2218Renault Megane152.923160.606-4,8%1,1%1,0%
2322Fiat Panda152.016152.727-0,5%1,0%1,0%
2458Opel Mokka148.98683.67078,1%0,6%1,0%
2557Renault Captur147.46783.72276,1%0,6%1,0%
2643Dacia Duster142.407102.38139,1%0,7%0,9%
2726Dacia Sandero140.543134.0464,8%0,9%0,9%
2819Skoda Fabia136.145155.655-12,5%1,0%0,9%
2921BMW 1 Series135.927154.024-11,7%1,0%0,9%
3054Seat Leon135.74086.08557,7%0,6%0,9%
3132Toyota Auris135.359129.2884,7%0,9%0,9%
3224Kia Sportage134.676134.859-0,1%0,9%0,9%
3330Hyundai ix35130.679131.336-0,5%0,9%0,9%
3427Audi A4129.329133.570-3,2%0,9%0,8%
3529Nissan Juke124.509132.432-6,0%0,9%0,8%
3631Volkswagen Up!123.395129.712-4,9%0,9%0,8%
3776Peugeot 2008120.53461.58795,7%0,4%0,8%
3825Mercedes A Class118.659134.456-11,7%0,9%0,8%
3938Hyundai Solaris114.644113.9910,6%0,8%0,7%
4039Seat Ibiza114.495113.4900,9%0,7%0,7%
4135Mercedes E Class112.898118.455-4,7%0,8%0,7%
4237BMW 5 Series109.417117.102-6,6%0,8%0,7%
4333Kia Cee’d109.064125.811-13,3%0,8%0,7%
4436Renault Scenic106.856117.195-8,8%0,8%0,7%
4555Opel Insignia106.00484.17925,9%0,6%0,7%
4645Hyundai i20104.192100.1254,1%0,7%0,7%
48111Skoda Rapid96.16043.360121,8%0,3%0,6%
4934Hyundai i3095.466119.909-20,4%0,8%0,6%
5060Citroen C4 Picasso95.01282.26115,5%0,5%0,6%
5150Toyota RAV494.93191.7513,5%0,6%0,6%
5263Ford Kuga94.91180.06718,5%0,5%0,6%
5348Audi A194.33996.208-1,9%0,6%0,6%
5440Fiat Punto92.202111.773-17,5%0,7%0,6%
5565Fiat 500L92.02372.59526,8%0,5%0,6%
5642Citroen C491.360103.304-11,6%0,7%0,6%
5751Volkswagen Touran89.94291.353-1,5%0,6%0,6%
5852Audi A688.15289.454-1,5%0,6%0,6%
5946Ford C-max87.72099.496-11,8%0,7%0,6%
6044Mercedes B Class84.459101.991-17,2%0,7%0,5%
6159Peugeot 300882.82682.5340,4%0,5%0,5%
6262Renault Twingo82.71581.9211,0%0,5%0,5%
6361Audi Q382.11982.0420,1%0,5%0,5%
6456Opel Zafira81.99984.109-2,5%0,6%0,5%
6574Hyundai i1081.97763.79928,5%0,4%0,5%
6653Renault Duster79.59387.096-8,6%0,6%0,5%
6767Mazda CX-578.98170.79311,6%0,5%0,5%
6864Skoda Yeti74.98373.8091,6%0,5%0,5%
6990Toyota Corolla67.45155.92920,6%0,4%0,4%
7092Renault Logan67.10355.71120,4%0,4%0,4%
7168Honda CR-V66.76469.815-4,4%0,5%0,4%
7299Volvo XC6066.13952.15826,8%0,3%0,4%
7370Lada Kalina65.94668.307-3,5%0,5%0,4%
7466BMW X165.68471.532-8,2%0,5%0,4%
7584Lada Largus65.61358.09812,9%0,4%0,4%
7675Toyota Aygo62.89863.711-1,3%0,4%0,4%
7779Volvo V4061.90859.7053,7%0,4%0,4%
7891Lancia Ypsilon61.58655.80210,4%0,4%0,4%
7977Audi Q561.18860.6180,9%0,4%0,4%
80105Nissan Micra60.82050.09021,4%0,3%0,4%
8295Mitsubishi Outlander58.56553.7978,9%0,4%0,4%
8383Land Rover Range Rover Evoque57.67358.368-1,2%0,4%0,4%
84110Nissan Note56.81144.03629,0%0,3%0,4%
8597Mitsubishi ASX56.72252.8357,4%0,3%0,4%
8672BMW X356.64965.051-12,9%0,4%0,4%
8787Citroen C155.22257.523-4,0%0,4%0,4%
8869Ford B-Max55.19269.593-20,7%0,5%0,4%
8980Volkswagen Jetta54.58359.676-8,5%0,4%0,4%
90101Skoda Superb54.00151.2195,4%0,3%0,4%
9188Honda Civic53.47056.810-5,9%0,4%0,3%
92103Ford KA53.43250.2426,4%0,3%0,3%
9393Kia Picanto53.07654.682-2,9%0,4%0,3%
9471Smart Fortwo52.60965.700-19,9%0,4%0,3%
9573Citroen DS352.45764.199-18,3%0,4%0,3%
9686Ford Mondeo51.86157.576-9,9%0,4%0,3%
9781Opel Meriva49.81459.584-16,4%0,4%0,3%
9878Lada Priora49.80760.071-17,1%0,4%0,3%
9998Audi A549.04852.313-6,2%0,3%0,3%
100100Suzuki Swift48.47051.987-6,8%0,3%0,3%