World Best Selling Car ranking in the 2018 was led again by the Toyota Corolla, while the Toyota RAV4 gained the second position, after a tough fight with the Honda Civic. The Jeep Compass & Wrangler are among the fastest growing models.
World Cars Brand Ranking for 2018 with the Top 50 Brands reported. Toyota leadership was undisputed with a safe gap over Volkswagen. Ford fell down 9.1%, while Nissan kept the 4th place after fighting with Honda. Tata was the fastest growing brand (among top 50) in the World.
World Light Vehicles sales in 2018 have lost 0.7% from the previous year due to the introduction of WLTP rules in Europe and Chinese market Q4 deep fall. For the fourth year in a row, Volkswagen Group is the market leader, while Toyota maintained the second place. Ford Group fell down 8.9%!
World Best Selling MPV ranking in the 2018 was dominated by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang despite losing 10.5%. However, the rest of the podium changed from the previous year thanks to the success of the Honda Odyssey, second, and the Dodge Gran Caravan, third.
World Best Selling Executive Cars in the 2018 was dominated by the Mercedes E Class with a safe gap over the archrival BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. A new entry in the top 10 was the Cadillac XTS, in sixth place.
World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2018 led again by large American style models, while the best compact pickup is the “king of the desert”, the Toyota Hilux. Impressive performances were registered by the Toyota Tacoma and the Chevrolet Colorado, joining into the Top 10.
World Best Selling Small Cars in the 2018 was dominated again by the Volkswagen Polo reinforced by the launch of the last generation and now distributed in Latin America as well. In second place the Toyota Yaris, ahead of the Renault Clio.
World Best Selling Coupe in the 2018 has been again the Ford Mustang with a wide gap over two Dodge models, the Charger and the Challenger. The segment contracted 4.6% confirming the last years’ trend. FCA group is the leader among manufacturers.
World Best Selling Compact Cars segment in the 2018 fell down 7.8% with 14.1 million global sales. On top of the list the Toyota Corolla, as usual, followed by the Honda Civic and the Volkswagen Golf.
World Best Selling City Cars in the 2018 with the Indian Maruti Alto leading ahead of the Ford Ka, and the Italian Fiat 500. The Nissan Dayz reported the best improvement of the year, up 121.2%. Renault Kwid advanced 8 spots and ranks in 5th.
World Best Selling Mid Size Cars in the 2018 fell 3.3% at 9.52 million units. On top of the list again the Toyota Camry ahead of the Honda Accord and the “Chinese” Volkswagen Lavida. Impressive performance was registered by the Nissan Sylphy, up 4 spots.
Sport Utility Segment grew up 69% in last 5 years and Toyota, Nissan & Honda are the best brands in the segment. However, Nissan-Renault are the best-selling manufacturers. In the 2018, the best-selling model was the Toyota RAV4 for the second year in a row.
World Car Group Ranking at the end of 2017 led by Volkswagen with 10.6 million units ahead of Toyota and Renault-Nissan. American brands are the losers, while Japanese are winners. The best performance, however, was the Chinese Geely, up 35% and the worst is Hyundai.
World car market in the 2017 hit the 93.6 million record, up 2.3%. Out of he 150 markets we cover with data by brand and model, the ranking of Top 100 Markets shows all changes year over year . Ecuador the fastest growing market in the World.
World Best Selling Executive Cars 2017 grew 7.6% at 3.0 million units. On top of the list the archrival Mercedes E Class and BMW 5 Series with a wide gap of the Audi A6, penalized by the age of current model. Tesla Model S ranked in 10th place.
World Best Selling Pick Up 2017 ranking led by a record Ford F-Series, first time over the 1 million units. Globally pick up sales excited the 6 million units, first time ever, representing 48% of LCVs segment. USA, China and Canada are the biggest markets.