World Best Selling Car. Top 100 models in the 2018

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World Best Selling Car ranking in the 2018 with unchanged positions for the top 5 models. Emerging products are the Bajoun 510, up 22 spots, the Jeep Compass, up 48, the Jeep Wrangler, up 36, the Volkswagen Magotan, up 39, and the Peugeot 3008, up 31.

Global Vehicles Sales

Global light vehicles market is growing since the 2009 uninterruptedly with a stable pace between 2 and 3 percent. In the last five years grew up from 80 to 94 million units and in the 2108 is projected at 98 million, to hit the 100 million target next year. The start of the year was in line with expectations with global sales in January at 7.8 million (+6.4%), in February at 6.7 million (-1.1%) and in March at 9.3 million (+1.6%) ending the first quarter with  24.08 million (+2.9%).

The Top 100 Ranking

The competition among the best vehicles sold in the World, in the 2017 was focused by the astonishing escalade of the Ford F-Series, advanced in second place, first time above 1 million units, as reported in the focus2move official report, Best Selling Cars Ranking 2017, We will keep on track single segment performance, in the reports by segments section, but here we report on the total light vehicles sales.

The best selling models ranking in the first quarter 2018 has confirmed the positions for the top 5 models.

The Toyota Corolla (all versions) is again on top with 304.304 units sold, up 2.1% and is followed by the Ford F-Series with 248.118 sales (+1.3%) and the dominator of European market, the Volkswagen Golf,  with 228.786 sales, up 5.9%

In fourth place, the Honda Civic with 198.507 (+4.4%) few units ahead of the leader in SUV segment, the Toyota RAV4 with 198.001 (+12.0%) and the Volkswagen Tiguan with 194.431 units (+9.2%).

In seventh place the Volkswagen Polo with 178.837 sales (+2.0%) followed by the Toyota Camry with 167.440 (+13.0%), the Honda CR-V with 158.786 (-11.0%) and in 10th place the Chevrolet Silverado with 150.730 (+5.1%).

Emerging models are the Bajoun 510, advanced in 18th place, up 22 spots, with 132.699 sales, the Jeep Compass, 34th, up 48 spots, with 103.419 sales, the Jeep Wrangler, 64th and up 36 spots, with 71.486 sales, the Volkswagen Magotan, 73rd, up 39 spots, with 67.469 and the Peugeot 3008, 89th, up 31 spots, with 60.983 sales.

Data Source

This report is done utilizing data extracted from our GAD (Global Auto Database) the wider Auto Sales Database actually existing in the World, with sales data by region/area/country broken down by type/size/body-style/brand/model from January 2010 to the last month. Data are collected by over 300 sources, including all the official providers (local Minister of Transportations or Associations of car Manufacturers).


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Rank 2018Rank 2017MODELSales 2018Sales MarchVariation 2018Var. March
11Toyota Corolla304.304111.6392,1%-1,5%
22Ford F-Series248.118100.5831,3%3,8%
33Volkswagen Golf228.78690.3785,9%3,8%
44Honda Civic198.50782.5004,4%10,7%
55Toyota RAV4198.00174.84212,0%7,2%
67Volkswagen Tiguan194.43174.8579,2%8,7%
710Volkswagen Polo173.83764.4832,0%-6,7%
811Toyota Camry167.44065.57713,0%9,9%
96Honda CR-V158.78652.447-11,0%-19,2%
109Chevrolet Silverado150.73059.9035,1%21,0%
1112Hyundai Elantra142.28254.085-7,2%-1,1%
1221Nissan Qashqai141.46961.9778,2%2,3%
1317Wuling Hongguang140.74452.715-8,5%0,4%
1413Hyundai Tucson139.28455.236-1,1%1,9%
158Ford Focus136.12053.636-21,7%-30,0%
1620Haval H6135.81738.44513,2%-4,2%
1722Toyota Hilux133.14748.3915,7%3,0%
1840Baojun 510132.69941.158408,4%373,0%
1925Nissan Rogue127.32346.99813,0%5,3%
2015Ram pick-up125.34750.506-11,4%-8,0%
2131Mazda CX-5123.51950.16923,6%19,1%
2223Mercedes C Class123.03946.568-5,4%-10,8%
2324Volkswagen Passat119.36048.4834,6%27,0%
2419Volkswagen Lavida118.43342.773-18,9%-21,0%
2533Ford Fiesta118.07651.805-10,0%-18,5%
2618Honda Accord117.49143.1312,5%-4,3%
2727Nissan X-Trail112.59847.9116,9%15,5%
2814Mercedes E Class108.99540.85312,7%3,7%
2928Skoda Octavia108.94740.0492,0%6,8%
3026Kia Sportage108.72441.0220,3%-7,0%
3137Chevrolet Equinox106.15141.75951,3%58,7%
3216Volkswagen Jetta104.15724.405-19,0%-41,4%
3332Renault Clio103.89845.062-1,4%-1,1%
3482Jeep Compass103.41939.801210,7%183,6%
3538Toyota Yaris101.72436.7083,4%-6,3%
3730Nissan Sylphy98.49438.41313,1%10,7%
3846Audi A496.82736.71420,2%8,4%
3935BMW 3 Series90.74338.883-8,1%-11,6%
4054Mercedes GLC88.05331.33420,7%19,0%
4145Honda HR-V87.36935.855-2,5%2,0%
4249Peugeot 20887.16834.2896,3%4,1%
4341BMW 5 Series85.11032.07210,0%8,4%
4447Volkswagen Sagitar84.10232.0518,9%22,3%
4585Wuling Mini Truck83.23741.01611,2%0,0%
4651Nissan Sentra81.82833.3527,3%4,5%
4736Ford Escape81.30632.620-9,5%-3,0%
4877Toyota C-HR80.84834.01211,9%5,0%
4957Foton Light Truck80.44650.121-14,6%0,0%
5042Toyota Highlander79.45030.030-0,1%2,8%
5159Volkswagen Santana79.29924.4995,6%-5,0%
5293Ford Ecosport78.27932.29926,8%39,6%
5395Saipa Pride/ 100-Series77.79823.5230,0%0,0%
5444GAC Trumpchi GS476.30225.987-14,4%-13,7%
5589Volkswagen Bora75.56127.07810,2%39,1%
5669Audi Q574.79426.44215,6%19,3%
5748Ford Explorer74.25528.0481,6%2,8%
5843Chevrolet Cruze73.13627.949-16,0%-8,8%
5950Audi A372.57929.532-11,2%-11,0%
6055Honda Fit72.27027.830-3,3%-8,5%
6192Citroen C371.77827.8431,4%-10,4%
6262Jeep Cherokee71.63632.465-7,1%16,3%
6329Buick Excelle71.51121.600-28,8%-39,0%
64100Jeep Wrangler71.48633.50941,7%71,4%
6560Geely Boyue71.27021.91917,3%7,1%
6670Hyundai i2070.55628.7582,4%5,1%
6739Chevrolet Malibu69.21927.7461,7%11,1%
6868Nissan Altima69.02825.683-14,4%-17,1%
69111Mitsubishi Outlander67.80224.90833,8%18,9%
7053Jeep Grand Cherokee67.76825.290-6,5%-5,5%
7152Ford Transit67.51329.157-15,6%-14,4%
7279Renault Captur67.49529.3706,0%-9,2%
73112Volkswagen Magotan67.46924.83738,0%54,8%
7472Kia Rio67.14624.9606,7%2,4%
7567Ford Kuga66.78931.545-2,3%-7,2%
7676Toyota Prius66.36426.477-15,0%-22,4%
7783Isuzu D-Max66.10426.5020,4%1,6%
7864Jeep Renegade65.78626.903-8,2%-2,4%
79103Maruti Dzire65.67622.19529,8%39,6%
8080Ford Ranger64.99623.9284,5%-1,0%
8165BMW X164.95326.893-5,6%1,6%
8284Hyundai Santa fe64.90531.6076,4%32,0%
8366Buick Envision64.21524.212-15,8%-4,5%
8486Audi A664.10725.3064,8%5,4%
8597Roewe RX563.54522.70022,6%12,8%
86110Honda N-Box63.19426.1240,0%0,0%
8781Geely Emgrand EC762.08021.569-8,8%4,1%
8898Hyundai Creta61.36222.12717,9%8,1%
89120Peugeot 300860.98322.52931,0%13,0%
9056Ford Edge60.69628.447-15,0%-2,2%
9196Dacia Sandero60.36122.4186,7%-3,5%
9290Opel Corsa60.32528.520-22,3%-25,4%
93108Toyota Tacoma59.56722.27723,4%20,0%
9491Nissan Versa59.32323.629-3,9%-2,2%
95146Jac Light Truck59.17130.38117,3%0,0%
9675Honda City59.08225.138-14,4%-4,9%
9787Kia Sorento58.27622.3415,2%4,7%
98105Peugeot 200858.16523.603-11,1%-18,0%
9974Subaru Forester57.73422.998-8,6%-4,1%
100124Chevrolet Cavalier56.88218.88230,1%17,4%