World Best Selling Executive Cars ranking in the First Half of 2019 was still dominated by the Mercedes E Class with a safe gap over the archrival BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. Impressive performance scored by the Peugeot 508, jumping in 12th place.
Vehicles included in this ranking are only 3/4/5 doors and wagon, while SUVs and MPVs are reported under the specific segment ranking.
In the First Half of 2019 the global leader was unchanged from the previous year, thanks to the success of the Mercedes E Class sold in 204.292 units (-4.7%). Despite several predecessors had been on sales since 1953, starting with the new naming strategy applied by Mercedes in early ’90s, the model started production in the 1993 and actually is at the 5th generation (since 2016).
In second place the BMW 5 Series with 176.910 units (-4.8%). Manufactured since 1972, the 5 Series is the second best-selling BMW ever with over 7 million sales globally so far. In February 2017 the 7th generation production began.
In third place the Audi A6 with 104.708 sales (-15.3%) followed by the Hyundai Grandeur with 53.451 units (-8.6%), the Skoda Superb with 51.948 sales (-26.7%), the Cadillac XTS with 43.739 sales (+2%) and the Chevrolet Impala with 30.819 units (-8.6%).
In eight place the Toyota Crown with 30.186 sales (-2.3%) ahead of the BMW 7 Series with 26.691 (-5%) and in 10th place the Volvo S90 with 23.973 units (-10%).
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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 2019||Rank 2018||Model||Sales First Half 2019||'+/- 2019|
|1||1||Mercedes E Class||204.292||-4,70%|
|2||2||BMW 5 Series||176.910||-4,80%|
|9||11||BMW 7 Series||26.691||-5,00%|
|13||9||Tesla Model S|
|27||24||Geely Emgrand GE|
|33||32||GAC Trumpchi GA6|
|40||38||Audi A6 Allroad|
|41||40||GAC Trumpchi GA8|
|46||48||FAW Hongqi H7|
|49||52||BMW 5 Series 5,2D|