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World Best Selling Car Ranking. The best 100 in 2018

World Best Selling Car Volkswagen-Tiguan_US-Version-2018

World Best Selling Car ranking in the 2018 with a battle in place for the SUVs segment leadership between the segment icon, the  Toyota Rav4 and the emerging Volkswagen Tiguan. The Jeep Compass and Wrangler are among the fastest growing models. Chevrolet Equinox is up in 27th.

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 ending the first quarter with  24.08 million (+2.9%). In April sales were 7.4 million (+5.0%), in May 7.85 million (+3.6%) and in June 8.2 million (+1.7%) with Year to Date figures at 48.0 million (+3.2%).

The Top 100 Models 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 seven months of the 2018 is confirming the positions for the top 4 models.

The Toyota Corolla (all versions) is again on top with 720.298 units sold, down 0.1%. It is followed by the Ford F-Series with 623.087 sales (+3.0%) and the dominator of European market, the Volkswagen Golf,  third with 508.693 sales, up 0.6%

In fourth place, the Honda Civic with 493.240 (+5.0%) whixh this year has reduced the gap from the podium.

In this point of the ranking the competition is very interesting with two models fighting with a narrow gap for leadership in the SUV segment. Since May,  the Toyota RAV4 is back in fifth place with actual sales at 486.907 units (+7.1%) fighting with the Volkswagen Tiguan which follows with 474.493 units (+20.4%).

In seventh place the Volkswagen Polo with 442.136 sales (+9.2%) followed by the Honda CR-V with 399.841 (-2.4%), the Toyota Camry with 394.249 (+4.9%) and in 10th place the Chevrolet Silverado with 374.982 (+7.1%).

Emerging models are the new Chevrolet Equinox, landed in 27th place with 251.464,  the Jeep Compass, 32nd, up 50 spots, with 243.196 sales the Bajoun 510, advanced in 35th place, up 5 spots, with 233.739 sales and the Jeep Wrangler, 46th and up 54 spots, with 189.395 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 since 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 2018 Rank 2017 MODEL Sales YTD 2018 Sales July 2018 Variation YTD 2018 Variation July 2018
1 1 Toyota Corolla 720.298 109.582 0,0% 1,8%
2 2 Ford F-Series 623.087 86.638 3,0% 1,5%
3 3 Volkswagen Golf 508.693 66.175 0,6% -1,4%
4 4 Honda Civic 493.240 69.333 5,0% -6,0%
5 5 Toyota RAV4 486.907 78.249 7,1% 5,2%
6 7 Volkswagen Tiguan 474.943 69.148 20,4% 50,2%
7 10 Volkswagen Polo 442.136 66.082 9,2% 14,2%
8 6 Honda CR-V 399.841 57.493 -2,4% -0,7%
9 11 Toyota Camry 394.249 57.178 4,9% -3,1%
10 8 Chevrolet Silverado 374.982 51.242 7,1% -2,8%
11 13 Hyundai Elantra 355.716 42.028 10,2% -9,0%
12 14 Ram pick-up 329.629 45.913 -7,5% -2,1%
13 12 Hyundai Tucson 323.917 42.782 -5,3% -20,4%
14 21 Nissan Qashqai 312.462 39.915 6,1% 5,5%
15 20 Toyota Hilux 306.974 42.674 8,2% 8,8%
16 9 Ford Focus 303.826 29.631 -23,0% -42,6%
17 23 Volkswagen Passat 285.294 47.534 7,4% 48,6%
18 22 Mercedes C Class 284.591 35.946 -3,6% -9,3%
19 17 Honda Accord 278.955 43.174 -9,0% -9,0%
20 18 Volkswagen Lavida 277.493 36.060 -1,8% 34,1%
21 25 Kia Sportage 273.383 43.148 7,2% 16,1%
22 30 Mazda CX-5 273.129 33.300 19,1% 1,8%
23 24 Nissan Rogue 268.602 29.792 5,2% -16,7%
24 16 Wuling Hongguang 259.247 18.928 -12,2% -44,8%
25 31 Renault Clio 258.322 31.879 4,0% 15,4%
26 15 Volkswagen Jetta 255.207 41.414 -15,9% -8,7%
27 37 Chevrolet Equinox 251.464 31.864 25,7% 2,3%
28 29 Nissan Sylphy 249.589 35.163 18,4% 32,3%
29 32 Ford Fiesta 248.901 30.324 -3,0% 16,6%
30 19 Haval H6 246.546 26.595 -6,8% -29,2%
31 26 Nissan X-Trail 245.449 26.891 2,6% -21,4%
32 83 Jeep Compass 243.196 31.640 115,1% 44,7%
33 28 Skoda Octavia 241.385 31.367 2,4% 3,7%
34 34 Mercedes E Class 236.655 21.753 3,5% -27,5%
35 40 Baojun 510 233.739 16.997 71,9% -48,6%
36 38 Toyota Yaris 233.590 35.492 7,1% 16,7%
37 46 Audi A4 222.707 32.005 13,7% 10,5%
38 50 Mercedes GLC 217.805 27.275 25,4% 8,2%
39 33 Mazda3 216.488 27.502 -5,1% -12,9%
40 41 BMW 5 Series 215.438 29.000 18,2% 8,6%
41 35 BMW 3 Series 213.635 24.517 -3,8% -13,7%
42 42 Toyota Highlander 206.338 32.611 5,7% 10,6%
43 36 Ford Escape 202.363 25.599 -9,6% -23,8%
44 92 Ford Ecosport 197.206 29.453 40,2% 50,5%
45 75 Toyota C-HR 193.038 26.810 10,1% 19,9%
46 101 Jeep Wrangler 189.395 25.187 34,1% 11,1%
47 49 Peugeot 208 188.341 21.024 0,3% -12,3%
48 45 Honda HR-V 186.618 25.821 -7,7% -11,1%
49 51 Nissan Sentra 183.874 26.207 -0,7% 1,6%
50 48 Ford Explorer 181.772 27.166 -1,5% 2,5%
51 47 Volkswagen Sagitar 181.211 24.596 7,4% -11,6%
52 67 Hyundai Santa fe 179.303 26.018 10,7% 8,5%
53 52 Audi A3 177.627 26.263 -4,2% 1,3%
54 54 Honda Fit 177.412 29.198 0,0% 1,0%
55 62 Jeep Cherokee 176.982 25.790 2,5% 11,1%
56 55 Ford Transit 175.223 23.902 -1,1% 56,7%
57 78 Renault Captur 172.184 24.006 13,5% 22,3%
58 68 Audi Q5 170.589 24.376 11,9% 6,9%
59 39 Chevrolet Malibu 168.995 24.703 -4,6% -0,1%
60 105 Maruti Dzire 166.088 25.647 73,8% 74,4%
61 65 BMW X1 163.500 18.673 4,0% -7,3%
62 63 Jeep Renegade 163.105 21.966 -3,2% 1,7%
63 53 Jeep Grand Cherokee 160.926 22.633 -7,8% -7,0%
64 74 Hyundai i20 159.493 20.755 -3,0% -9,8%
65 43 Chevrolet Cruze 158.913 18.194 -21,2% -27,4%
66 57 Foton Light Truck 158.826 20.681 -22,2% -24,6%
67 60 Geely Boyue 158.501 19.413 8,3% -11,2%
68 85 Wuling Mini Truck 157.077 20.000 1,5% 32,2%
69 84 Isuzu D-Max 155.747 18.611 6,6% -3,9%
70 115 Mitsubishi Outlander 155.586 19.834 31,5% 25,0%
71 90 Citroen C3 155.000 18.028 -1,0% -1,0%
72 59 Volkswagen Santana 154.364 7.764 1,5% -65,3%
73 96 Dacia Sandero 152.618 21.137 4,6% -4,2%
74 71 Kia Rio 152.541 20.574 -3,1% -17,9%
75 86 Kia Sorento 152.318 24.822 6,2% 10,3%
76 70 Nissan Altima 152.311 17.746 -16,3% -24,9%
77 64 Buick Envision 151.893 18.427 -5,4% 17,3%
78 111 Toyota Tacoma 151.515 23.609 22,2% 24,0%
79 88 Volkswagen Bora 151.484 18.145 17,0% 15,1%
80 82 Ford Ranger 151.258 20.531 3,3% 0,9%
81 99 Hyundai Creta 150.815 22.190 19,7% 12,0%
82 44 GAC Trumpchi GS4 149.873 19.429 -27,6% -26,3%
83 58 GMC Sierra 149.076 22.568 -6,6% -12,3%
84 81 Geely Emgrand EC7 149.020 20.171 9,3% 8,3%
85 79 Toyota Prius 147.432 20.593 -14,7% -4,3%
86 112 Honda N-Box 147.216 19.668 21,9% 35,6%
87 87 Audi A6 145.842 18.985 -0,8% -16,6%
88 119 Peugeot 3008 145.179 18.978 21,7% 12,7%
89 56 Ford Edge 143.285 19.435 -18,1% -17,8%
90 77 Subaru Forester 143.211 21.879 -9,0% -1,1%
91 124 Chevrolet Cavalier 142.812 18.875 66,0% 65,8%
92 69 Ford Kuga 142.385 18.073 -7,3% -24,4%
93 113 Volkswagen Magotan 141.792 15.507 16,0% -18,3%
94 94 Peugeot 308 140.311 15.237 -1,7% -8,3%
95 93 Opel Corsa 138.999 16.018 -14,1% -11,8%
96 106 Peugeot 2008 138.750 15.743 -1,0% 3,5%
97 73 Honda City 136.269 19.117 -13,4% -12,2%
98 98 Roewe RX5 134.664 15.340 13,9% -15,4%
99 80 Maruti Alto 133.166 24.034 -12,7% -9,9%
100 100 Chevrolet Onix 132.856 19.965 9,5% 8,4%

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