European best selling cars ranking in September led by Golf ahead of Fiesta & Polo.

European Best selling Cars

European best selling Cars ranking in September led by VW Golf ahead of Fiesta & Polo. Fastest growing model was the Opel Mokka while last generation Renault Twingo jumped on top of city cars segment. See here the Top 100 models ranking.

The list of 100 Best-selling Cars in Europe is sourced by Mobility Database, which aggregates data from all National Carmaker Associations or Dealers Associations, including for the European Community, ACEA. Data combined the 28 countries of European Community plus the 3 of EFTA (Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) plus East and South European countries such as 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.

In September 2014, according to data released by all local Associations of Car Manufacturers and by ACEA (Association of European Community Automotive Manufacturers), the total Light Passengers Vehicle sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.685.000, up 2.2% from the correspondent month last year.

To see details by markets and brands you can refer to our reports on these subjects.

Volkswagen Golf reinforced the leadership posting an amazing Q3 with September sales at 61.494, improving 31.5% from same period last year. Cumulate figures have been 443.782 with share growing at 4.2%.

Ford Fiesta was second this month thanks to a 9.3% increase with 38.516 units and share at 2.6%.  Looking at year to date ranking, Fiesta was 4th as in 2013.

Volkswagen Polo in third place sold 32.939 improving volume 8.1% with share at 2.3%. In ninth months, Volkswagen sold 270.634 Polo, keeping the same share of 2013.

Opel Corsa was fourth (28.346 retails) down 5.9%, followed by Renault Clio felt down (-5.3% from year ago) in fifth from the second place gained in the first Half.

Ford Focus was 6th with 26.023 units, down a sharp 19.1% just ahead of Peugeot 208 with 21.594 (-10.8%) and Opel Astra with 21.030 (-21.4%).

Negative was the Nissan Qashqai performance in 9th place with 20.415 sales, down 16.4% Y.o.Y. with share at 1.4%. Behind we find a growing Audi A3 posting one of the best increase among top 100, up 32.6% with 20.016 units this month, followed by BMW 1 Series, up 5.8% with 20.008 units.

In the Small SUV Segment, Opel Mokka posted a +160.4% in September and was first (17th in absolute) with 14.411 followed by Nissan Juke with 11.068 (in 31st) and the year-to-date leader Renault Captur with 10.328 (35th in absolute).

In the City Car segment the last generation of Renault Twingo jumped in first place with an amazing +68.5% and 13.671 retails, overtaking Fiat Panda and Volkswagen Up!.

Others performances to be mentioned have been scored by the Skoda Rapid in 49th place with 8.434 sales, up 139%, Mazda3 in 62nd with 6.892 (up 94.6%) and new Seat Leon in 33rd with 10.591 (up 44.9%).

Disappointing was the performance of the Volkswagen Touran (in 97th down 40.3%) and Tiguan (in 28th down 34.7%) and for the BMW 3 Series (in 16th down 32.8%).

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 SepRank YtdModelSales SepSales YtDSep YoY Var.Share I HalfShare Q3Share SepShare YTD
11Volkswagen Golf61.494443.78231,5%3,4%3,99%4,2%3,6%
24Ford Fiesta38.516253.1399,3%2,0%2,07%2,6%2,0%
32Volkswagen Polo32.939270.6348,1%2,2%2,24%2,3%2,2%
46Opel Corsa28.346206.534-5,9%1,7%1,69%1,9%1,7%
53Renault Clio27.183258.925-5,3%2,2%1,87%1,9%2,1%
65Ford Focus26.023213.376-19,1%1,7%1,74%1,8%1,7%
79Peugeot 20821.594180.635-10,8%1,5%1,37%1,5%1,5%
810Opel Astra21.030174.065-21,4%1,4%1,40%1,4%1,4%
97Nissan Qashqai20.415187.992-16,4%1,5%1,48%1,4%1,5%
1011Audi A320.016157.77732,6%1,3%1,32%1,4%1,3%
1124BMW 1 Series20.008106.4735,8%0,8%0,95%1,4%0,9%
128Skoda Octavia18.550184.147-1,3%1,5%1,46%1,3%1,5%
1314Fiat 50017.943131.2699,0%1,1%1,04%1,2%1,1%
1419Lada Granta16.924113.21913,8%0,8%1,08%1,2%0,9%
1512Volkswagen Passat15.668140.191-4,3%1,1%1,21%1,1%1,1%
1613BMW 3 Series15.620135.212-32,8%1,1%1,03%1,1%1,1%
1729Opel Mokka14.411100.214160,4%0,8%0,82%1,0%0,8%
1831Mercedes C Class13.80498.40424,4%0,8%0,82%0,9%0,8%
1954Renault Twingo13.67167.95068,5%0,5%0,65%0,9%0,5%
2018Peugeot 30813.196113.40741,3%0,9%0,89%0,9%0,9%
2116Renault Megane12.874125.368-4,0%1,1%0,91%0,9%1,0%
2228Toyota Auris12.874101.699-1,9%0,8%0,87%0,9%0,8%
2317Toyota Yaris12.288123.331-8,2%1,0%0,88%0,8%1,0%
2430Audi A412.27299.4252,8%0,8%0,83%0,8%0,8%
2521Fiat Panda11.976111.254-2,8%0,9%0,84%0,8%0,9%
2625Skoda Fabia11.908104.692-18,7%0,8%0,84%0,8%0,8%
2733Mercedes A Class11.67392.466-9,1%0,7%0,75%0,8%0,7%
2815Volkswagen Tiguan11.351129.024-34,7%1,1%0,93%0,8%1,0%
2934Volkswagen Up!11.32692.438-1,4%0,8%0,73%0,8%0,7%
3023Kia Rio11.236107.679-16,7%0,9%0,87%0,8%0,9%
3135Nissan Juke11.06890.044-24,5%0,8%0,63%0,8%0,7%
3220Citroen C310.702112.264-7,2%1,0%0,77%0,7%0,9%
3326Seat Leon10.591103.09144,9%0,8%0,82%0,7%0,8%
3446Audi A110.39777.463-1,4%0,7%0,56%0,7%0,6%
3522Renault Captur10.328108.371-8,5%0,9%0,79%0,7%0,9%
3642Hyundai Solaris10.00184.439-6,3%0,6%0,76%0,7%0,7%
3837BMW 5 Series9.54988.564-24,8%0,7%0,64%0,7%0,7%
3945Mercedes B Class9.51578.573-12,4%0,6%0,64%0,7%0,6%
4036Hyundai ix359.50788.770-15,2%0,7%0,72%0,7%0,7%
4143Mercedes E Class9.08582.128-18,2%0,7%0,65%0,6%0,7%
4238Seat Ibiza9.07187.8166,4%0,7%0,67%0,6%0,7%
4344Kia Cee’d9.06581.964-12,7%0,6%0,69%0,6%0,7%
4461Hyundai i109.04161.45534,7%0,5%0,54%0,6%0,5%
4539Peugeot 20088.72887.68442,0%0,7%0,62%0,6%0,7%
4658Hyundai i208.68166.35810,4%0,5%0,59%0,6%0,5%
4741Kia Sportage8.64784.689-5,9%0,7%0,69%0,6%0,7%
4827Dacia Sandero8.459101.7315,6%0,8%0,76%0,6%0,8%
4951Skoda Rapid8.43469.669139,0%0,5%0,71%0,6%0,6%
5067Ford Mondeo8.25754.5451,9%0,4%0,43%0,6%0,4%
5148Ford C-max8.15772.679-14,7%0,6%0,52%0,6%0,6%
5286Toyota Aygo8.09345.1131,5%0,3%0,40%0,6%0,4%
5357Toyota RAV47.88367.301-4,4%0,5%0,56%0,5%0,5%
5447Renault Scenic7.68975.639-18,5%0,7%0,50%0,5%0,6%
5555Fiat Punto7.45467.911-4,1%0,6%0,54%0,5%0,5%
5665Mazda CX-57.37758.182-4,6%0,5%0,50%0,5%0,5%
5783Ford KA7.20946.1319,2%0,4%0,35%0,5%0,4%
5877Citroen DS37.15648.495-2,6%0,4%0,34%0,5%0,4%
5953Hyundai i307.11868.444-24,9%0,6%0,55%0,5%0,6%
6059Peugeot 30087.06364.72412,6%0,5%0,48%0,5%0,5%
6132Dacia Duster7.05997.6623,3%0,8%0,79%0,5%0,8%
6340Opel Insignia6.77787.50821,3%0,8%0,60%0,5%0,7%
6462Ford Kuga6.64859.958-3,5%0,5%0,50%0,5%0,5%
6549Citroen C4 Picasso6.55271.7111,0%0,6%0,55%0,4%0,6%
6670BMW X16.47050.410-3,3%0,4%0,43%0,4%0,4%
6784Mitsubishi Outlander6.42945.74227,0%0,4%0,37%0,4%0,4%
6890Volkswagen Jetta6.42443.819-22,5%0,3%0,42%0,4%0,4%
6995Mini Countryman6.32842.4926,6%0,4%0,30%0,4%0,3%
7068Volvo XC606.28352.89111,3%0,4%0,41%0,4%0,4%
7163Audi A66.18759.936-0,8%0,5%0,52%0,4%0,5%
7282Land Rover Range Rover Evoque6.15747.0059,6%0,4%0,38%0,4%0,4%
7360Citroen C46.11963.948-20,7%0,5%0,45%0,4%0,5%
7475Skoda Yeti5.94849.596-10,0%0,4%0,42%0,4%0,4%
7599Ford S-max5.76739.34512,2%0,3%0,27%0,4%0,3%
7673Lada Kalina5.70950.1087,3%0,4%0,38%0,4%0,4%
7764Renault Duster5.65259.240-19,8%0,5%0,43%0,4%0,5%
7888Renault Logan5.64044.27024,0%0,3%0,45%0,4%0,4%
7980Lancia Ypsilon5.49947.17432,3%0,4%0,33%0,4%0,4%
80121Lada 4×45.38730.863-23,2%0,2%0,29%0,4%0,2%
8181Nissan Micra5.38047.033-0,4%0,4%0,35%0,4%0,4%
8271Opel Zafira5.35550.334-8,0%0,4%0,37%0,4%0,4%
8379Toyota Corolla5.34347.4177,7%0,4%0,43%0,4%0,4%
8485Nissan Note5.31345.49341,3%0,4%0,33%0,4%0,4%
85104Volkswagen Sharan5.27436.9279,9%0,3%0,34%0,4%0,3%
8691BMW X35.20643.098-14,3%0,3%0,39%0,4%0,3%
8766Audi Q35.20256.464-2,7%0,5%0,46%0,4%0,5%
8889Audi Q55.19544.0716,5%0,3%0,38%0,4%0,4%
9096Ford Transit5.06041.314-10,5%0,3%0,37%0,3%0,3%
91107Honda Jazz4.99134.9180,3%0,3%0,23%0,3%0,3%
9293Mitsubishi ASX4.95142.719-13,4%0,4%0,33%0,3%0,3%
93127Nissan X-Trail4.87428.59025,5%0,2%0,26%0,3%0,2%
9497Skoda Superb4.71940.274-14,3%0,3%0,36%0,3%0,3%
95100Kia Picanto4.52439.239-3,7%0,3%0,31%0,3%0,3%
96112Peugeot 5084.50133.402-0,5%0,3%0,26%0,3%0,3%
9756Volkswagen Touran4.41767.582-40,3%0,6%0,44%0,3%0,5%
98110Volvo V704.31333.71211,1%0,3%0,26%0,3%0,3%
99113Volkswagen Touareg4.30933.124-5,1%0,2%0,31%0,3%0,3%
10078Lada Largus4.25747.834-20,5%0,4%0,33%0,3%0,4%