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World Best Selling Executive Cars. The top in the 2018

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World Best Selling Executive Cars in the first half 2018 dominated by the Mercedes E Class with a safe gap over the archrival BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. A new entry in the top 10 was the Cadillac XTS, in sixth place.

Global Sales

In the first half 2018, the “Executive Cars” segment (the segment E under the European segmentation), accounted for the 3.7% of the global car passenger’s sales, with 1.2 million vehicles sold, up 3.1% from the previous year.

The top three markets for this segment are China (with 29.6% of global sales) USA ( with 25.8%) and South Korea (with 8.7%).

Best Selling Models

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 2018 the global leader was unchanged from the previous year, thanks to the success of the Mercedes E Class sold in 214.625 units (+8.0%). 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 186.445 units (+19.8%). 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 126.551 sales (+1.8%) followed by the Skoda Superb with 71.366 units (-2.0%), the Hyundai Grandeur with 58.473 sales (-19.6%), the Cadillac XTS, new entrance within top 10, with 42.889 sales (+53.6%) and the Chevrolet Impala with 33.654 units (-11.9%).

In eight place the Ford Taurus with 32.256 sales (-28.3%) ahead of the Toyota Crown with 31.991 (-5.2%) and in 10th place the Cadillac ATS-L with 30.223 units (+18.8%).

In the table below, data for the others models between 11th and 100th place are hidden. Wishing to know more, please contact us.

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 2018 Rank 2017 MODEL Sales H1 2018 Sales Jun Variation H1 2018 Variation Jun
1 1 Mercedes E Class 214.625 34.185 8,0% -4,1%
2 2 BMW 5 Series 186.445 32.962 19,8% 31,5%
3 3 Audi A6 126.551 18.306 1,8% -12,8%
4 4 Skoda Superb 71.366 12.352 -2,0% -8,5%
5 5 Hyundai Grandeur 58.473 8.946 -19,6% -29,4%
6 12 Cadillac XTS 42.889 5.420 53,6% 30,4%
7 6 Chevrolet Impala 33.654 5.247 -11,9% 40,3%
8 7 Ford Taurus 32.256 5.270 -28,3% -29,2%
9 10 Toyota Crown 31.991 7.246 -5,2% 6,7%
10 15 Cadillac ATS-L 30.223 4.196 18,8% -18,1%
11 11 BMW 7 Series
12 9 Tesla Model S
13 14 Chrysler 300
14 8 Nissan Maxima
15 16 Volvo S90
16 13 Genesis G80
17 21 Volvo S/V90
18 19 Acura TLX
19 18 Lincoln MKZ
20 23 Cadillac CT6
21 30 volkswagen Phideon
22 17 Geely GC9
23 38 Lexus LS
24 22 GAC Trumpchi GA6
25 26 Lincoln Continental
26 20 Peugeot 508
27 24 Jaguar XF
28 32 Audi A7
29 35 Cadillac CTS
30 25 Jaguar XFL
31 28 Volvo V90
32 34 BMW 6 Series
33 44 Genesis G70
34 31 Infiniti Q60
35 29 Infiniti Q70
36 27 Mercedes CLS
37 36 Jaguar F-Type
38 33 Genesis EQ900
39 55 Kia K9
40 42 Citroen C6
41 43 GAC Trumpchi GA8
42 40 Volvo S90/V90
43 117 BMW 6 Series GT
44 37 Zotye Z700
45 39 Hyundai Azera
46 117 Audi A6 Allroad
47 47 Roewe 950
48 117 ChangAn A6
49 48 Lexus LC
50 45 Lincoln MKT





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