World Best Selling MPV 2018. The top 100

World Best Selling MPV

World Best Selling MPV ranking in the 2018 was dominated by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang despite losing 9.8%. However, the rest of the podium changed from the previous year thank to the success of the Honda Odyssey, second, and the Dodge Gran Caravan, third.

Global Sales

In the 2018, the “Multi Purpose Vehicles” segment accounted 6 million vehicles sold, down 8.5% from the previous year. The top three markets for this segment are USA, China and Germany.

2018 vs 2017
2018 vs 2014
Segment A48.2827.9826.0960,10%-23,6%637,1%
Segment B1.372.3861.478.6571.349.56122,41%-8,7%-11,3%
Segment c2.228.9701.938.8551.813.52230,11%-6,5%-29,1%
Segment D3.407.4593.153.3592.853.57747,38%-9,5%-0,9%
Segment E2810-0,00%-100,0%-100,0%

Global MPV sales by Brand

Toyota is the global leader within the MPV segment with 1.28 million units sold in the 2018 (-7%), followed by Honda with 502.954 (+2.6%) and Wuling with 496.383 (-8.5%).

In fourth place Kia with 349.702 sales (+0.7%), followed by Nissan – up 2.4% – with 298.216 units and Suzuki with 217.782 (-8.1%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017Brand201620172018'+/- 2018

Global MPV sales by Manufacturer

The global leader in the MPV segment is Toyota Group with 1.43 million sales in 2018 (-6.2%), ahead of General Motors – down 8.4% – with 950.667 and Renault-Nissan Alliance with 636.733 (+1.2%).

In fourth place Honda Motor with 502.954 units sold (+2.6%), followed by F.C.A. with 374.326 (-1.8%) and Hyundai-Kia with 365.388 (+0.3%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017GroupSales
11Toyota Group1.529.0881.520.4471.426.306-6,2%
22General Motors1.198.9871.038.188950.667-8,4%
33Renault Nissan Alliance600.671629.455636.7331,2%
44Honda Motor496.414490.182502.9542,6%
88Volkswagen Group230.626221.346202.180-8,7%

Best Selling Models

The best-selling model in the 2018 was again the Chinese Wuling Hongguang with 480.455 units (-9.8%). Produced since September 2010 by SAIC-GM-Wuling it is actually sold just in China.

In second place the Honda Odissey with 188.764 sales (+13.8%),

In third place the Dodge Gran Caravan with 181.648 units (+4.5%) followed by the Toyota Innova with 172.653 (-5.4%),  the Kia Soul, with 157.030 (-2.7%) and the Nissan Note with 150.749 (-7.2%) and the Buick GL8 with 142.761 (-2.1%).

In eight place the BYD Song Max with 142.412 followed by the Volkswagen Touran with 134.159 (-7.5%) and in 10th place the Toyota Aqua with 129.742 (-1.8%).

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 2018Rank 2017Model201620172018'+/- 2018
11Wuling Hongguang650.018532.394480.455-9,8%
25Honda Odyssey216.123165.837188.76413,8%
34Dodge Grand Caravan179.825173.874181.6484,5%
43Toyota Innova176.446182.443172.653-5,4%
57Kia Soul186.445161.431157.030-2,7%
66Nissan Note142.120162.531150.749-7,2%
79Buick GL879.604145.853142.761-2,1%
875BYD Song MAX-25.184142.412465,5%
910Volkswagen Touran162.581145.096134.159-7,5%
1013Toyota Aqua168.779132.186129.742-1,8%
1114Chrysler Pacifica
122Baojun 730
1311Toyota Sienna
148Toyota Avanza
1512Toyota Sienta
1620Nissan Serena
1716Renault Scénic
1817Mercedes B Class
1919Toyota Voxy
2024Kia Carnival
21233Baojun 360
2225Toyota Roomy
2323Maruti Omni
2415Honda Freed
2534Mini Countryman
2639Toyota Alphard
2732Toyota Tank
2818Ford C-max
2922Citroen C4 Picasso
3026Dongfeng Future
3129Toyota Calya
3227Fiat 500L
3331Suzuki Hustler
3435JAC Refine
3536Suzuki Every Van
3638Perodua Alza
3737Toyota Noah
3845Honda StepWGN
3921Chana Honor
4033Maruti Ertiga
4141Dacia Dokker
4248Daihatsu Sigra
4353Honda Elysion
4443Honda Jade
4557Lada Largus
4642Suzuki Solio
4744Toyota Vellfire
4846Suzuki Ertiga
4949Toyota Esquire
5040Venucia T70
5154Dacia Lodgy
5262Mitsubishi Space Star
5350Volkswagen Sharan
5451Honda Mobilio
55233Buick GL6
5661Chevrolet Spin
5755Daihatsu Xenia
5856GMC Savana
5968Daihatsu Wake
6069Honda Shuttle
6181Kia Ray
62167GAC Trumpchi GM8
6358BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
6470Kia Carens
6566Kia Sedona
6665Seat Alhambra
6760Karry K50
6873Maxus G10
6928Chana Oushang
7088Daihatsu Thor
7130BAIC Huansu H3
7259Opel Zafira
7378Kia Venga
7463Ford S-max
7585Nissan Livina
7671Lifan Xuanlang
7752Chana Oushang A800
7877Changhe Freedom M50
79121Wuling Confero
8083Daihatsu Gran Max MB
8184Renault Espace
8290CMC Veryca
8394Mitsubishi Delica D5
84233Mahindra Marazzo
8580Ford Galaxy
8689Hyundai H-1
8776Jinbei 750
8887Toyota Porte
8995Toyota Wish
9092Toyota Ractis
9164BAIC Weiwang M30
9291Toyota Estima
93104Mitsubishi Delica
9474Toyota Verso
95210Citroen C4 Spacetourer
9647Ford B-Max
9767BAIC Weiwang M50F
98206Yema Spica
99100Honda Freed Spike
10079BAIC Huansu H2