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World Best Selling Car Ranking. The best 100 in 2018

World Best Selling Car Toyota-Corolla_Hatchback-2019

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. 

Global Market Trend

The Global light vehicles market in 2018 has kept the positive trend of previous years – up 0.2% – ending the year with registrations at 95.6 million.

The first half of the year has been highly performing, projecting the market to the achievement of the milestone of 100 million vehicles in a single year. However, the second part of the year was affected by the WLTP introduction in Europe – where sales fluctuated losing 10.6% in September – and worsened due to Chinese crisis.

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.

In the 2018 ranking, the Toyota Corolla (all versions) is again on top with 1.181.445 units sold, down 1.7%. It is followed by the Ford F-Series with 1.080.757 sales (+0.4%) which in recent months was running slow.

The battle for the third place was harsh with the best compact and the best SUV in the World divided by few units.

Actually third is the the Toyota RAV4 with 837.624 units (+3.6%) and the fourth  is the Honda Civic  with 823.169 units (+0.7%).

Losing two spots from the previous year and 8.4%, the dominator of European market, the Volkswagen Tiguan,  is fifth with 791.275 sales (+8.6%).

In sixth place, losing three spots from the previous year and 10.3%, the Volkswagen Golf with 789.519 units followed in seventh place by the Honda CR-V with 747.646 sales (-1.5%).

In eight place the Volkswagen Polo with 725463 (+11.3%), the Toyota Camry with 661.383 (+3.8%) and in 10th place the Chevrolet Silverado with 651.090 (-1.4%).

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 2018 Sales 2017 ‘+/- 2018
1 1 Toyota Corolla 1.181.445 1.202.298 -1,7%
2 2 Ford F-Series 1.080.757 1.076.035 0,4%
3 5 Toyota RAV4 837.624 808.692 3,6%
4 4 Honda Civic 823.169 817.836 0,7%
5 7 Volkswagen Tiguan 791.275 728.369 8,6%
6 3 Volkswagen Golf 789.519 880.231 -10,3%
7 6 Honda CR-V 747.646 759.003 -1,5%
8 10 Volkswagen Polo 725.463 651.539 11,3%
9 11 Toyota Camry 661.383 637.267 3,8%
10 8 Chevrolet Silverado 651.090 660.524 -1,4%
11 12 Hyundai Elantra 650.803 629.826 3,3%
12 14 Ram pick-up 624.846 601.599 3,9%
13 13 Hyundai Tucson 574.054 628.801 -8,7%
14 20 Toyota Hilux 560.872 505.411 11,0%
15 17 Honda Accord 513.653 531.674 -3,4%
16 18 Volkswagen Lavida 513.371 517.255 -0,8%
17 21 Nissan Qashqai 513.192 501.297 2,4%
18 25 Kia Sportage 482.623 430.338 12,1%
19 16 Wuling Hongguang 480.455 532.394 -9,8%
20 29 Nissan Sylphy 476.306 412.282 15,5%
21 22 Mercedes C Class 473.013 488.244 -3,1%
22 15 Volkswagen Jetta 471.150 537.897 -12,4%
23 9 Ford Focus 463.196 653.508 -29,1%
24 19 Haval H6 460.821 508.378 -9,4%
25 30 Mazda CX-5 458.252 409.849 11,8%
26 24 Nissan Rogue 455.701 449.130 1,5%
27 39 Chevrolet Equinox 442.162 375.813 17,7%
28 23 Volkswagen Passat 440.949 461.798 -4,5%
29 26 Nissan X-Trail 431.855 425.303 1,5%
30 83 Jeep Compass 411.563 261.142 57,6%
31 37 Toyota Yaris 410.242 380.871 7,7%
32 34 Mercedes E Class 400.371 390.333 2,6%
33 28 Skoda Octavia 397.374 418.988 -5,2%
34 32 Renault Clio 387.225 393.809 -1,7%
35 41 Baojun 510 386.930 358.877 7,8%
36 43 BMW 5 Series 379.090 341.349 11,1%
37 35 Ford Fiesta 378.138 389.438 -2,9%
38 42 Toyota Highlander 371.114 341.493 8,7%
39 36 BMW 3 Series 363.232 381.629 -4,8%
40 31 Mazda3 361.331 396.313 -8,8%
41 50 Mercedes GLC 357.443 312.006 14,6%
42 38 Ford Escape 333.793 375.973 -11,2%
43 33 A_OTHERS 331.276 390.632 -15,2%
44 65 Toyota C-HR 330.579 282.996 16,8%
45 91 Ford Ecosport 326.822 245.259 33,3%
46 47 Volkswagen Sagitar 317.393 327.062 -3,0%
47 56 Audi A4 314.601 299.614 5,0%
48 48 Ford Explorer 312.575 322.603 -3,1%
49 40 Chevrolet Malibu 312.320 360.997 -13,5%
50 46 Honda HR-V 309.588 336.341 -8,0%
51 62 Hyundai Santa fe 308.819 285.869 8,0%
52 84 Isuzu D-Max 304.446 260.404 16,9%
53 64 Jeep Cherokee 304.185 284.578 6,9%
54 54 Honda Fit 297.843 304.911 -2,3%
55 51 Nissan Sentra 297.046 308.885 -3,8%
56 55 Ford Transit 296.015 303.172 -2,4%
57 100 Jeep Wrangler 292.670 230.579 26,9%
58 70 Audi Q5 292.631 279.033 4,9%
59 49 Audi A3 290.118 312.713 -7,2%
60 52 Peugeot 208 288.070 307.302 -6,3%
61 53 Jeep Grand Cherokee 283.210 305.367 -7,3%
62 68 BMW X1 280.037 280.444 -0,1%
63 60 Volkswagen Santana 276.313 287.334 -3,8%
64 79 Renault Captur 275.726 267.091 3,2%
65 59 GMC Sierra 274.323 288.104 -4,8%
66 74 Subaru Forester 271.989 275.910 -1,4%
67 66 Jeep Renegade 270.747 282.593 -4,2%
68 61 Geely Boyue 269.828 286.163 -5,7%
69 112 Toyota Tacoma 268.278 218.577 22,7%
70 98 Hyundai Creta 266.601 233.962 14,0%
71 105 Maruti Dzire 264.612 225.043 17,6%
72 80 Maruti Alto 264.165 265.236 -0,4%
73 85 Wuling Mini Truck 264.091 255.237 3,5%
74 126 Chevrolet Cavalier 263.530 193.615 36,1%
75 81 Ford Ranger 263.021 261.861 0,4%
76 73 Kia Rio 261.276 276.257 -5,4%
77 109 Mitsubishi Outlander 261.037 220.041 18,6%
78 82 Geely Emgrand EC7 260.172 261.458 -0,5%
79 77 Hyundai i20 259.981 272.780 -4,7%
80 45 Chevrolet Cruze 255.337 336.580 -24,1%
81 58 Foton Light Truck 253.791 294.130 -13,7%
82 44 GAC Trumpchi GS4 253.375 337.330 -24,9%
83 86 Kia Sorento 252.158 252.483 -0,1%
84 99 Chevrolet Onix 249.552 230.781 8,1%
85 87 Audi A6 248.657 251.302 -1,1%
86 67 Buick Envision 248.497 281.199 -11,6%
87 88 Volkswagen Bora 247.439 249.067 -0,7%
88 95 Citroen C3 246.907 239.442 3,1%
89 2095 Buick Excelle GT 243.389
90 113 Honda N-Box 241.870 218.478 10,7%
91 57 Ford Edge 240.395 296.234 -18,8%
92 76 Honda City 239.612 274.137 -12,6%
93 78 Toyota Prius 238.856 270.384 -11,7%
94 117 Peugeot 3008 237.235 208.625 13,7%
95 114 Volkswagen Magotan 234.109 216.303 8,2%
96 103 Dacia Sandero 233.681 227.115 2,9%
97 72 Nissan Altima 231.079 277.705 -16,8%
98 71 Ford Kuga 229.616 278.962 -17,7%
99 92 Opel Corsa 226.416 244.967 -7,6%
100 97 Roewe RX5 225.881 234.418 -3,6%

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