The automobile attention expands into new segments frequently, with new bodystyles popping adult all over a place.
What’s a best-selling in any one, though? We’ve got a latest information from marketplace analyst JATO Dynamics to move you the best-selling cars in Europe (EU countries), sorted by bodystyle.
The best-selling cars in Europe: by segment
City car: Fiat 500 – 71,416 sales
There’s no denying a 500’s charms, even if it’s not a best automobile to drive. European business agree – it’s a best-selling city automobile on a Continent, followed by a Fiat Panda and Volkswagen Up.
Supermini: Renault Clio – 113,953 sales
The Renault Clio is one of a best-selling cars in Europe, a top-selling automobile in France, Portugal and Slovenia and a top-selling supermini overall. It tops a Ford Fiesta in second and a Volkswagen Polo in third.
Family hatchback: Volkswagen Golf – 172,952 sales
Surprise, surprise: a Volkswagen Golf – best-selling automobile in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Latvia and Luxembourg, second-best-seller in Norway, Slovenia, Switzerland and a UK and third-best-seller in Denmark, Ireland and Sweden, is Europe’s favourite family hatchback. The second-placed Skoda Octavia and third-placed Ford Focus didn’t mount a chance.
Mid-size saloon/estate: Volkswagen Passat – 59,324 sales
Volkswagen’s reason on Europe continues with a Passat, that is strictly a best-selling D-segment automobile in Europe. The Audi A4 is in third, while a Mercedes-Benz C-Class is in second, assisting Mercedes come tighten to three-segment mastery in a sales rankings.
Executive: Mercedes-Benz E-Class – 44,197 sales
The E-Class has helped Mercedes to spin a largest reward automobile builder in a world, overtaking a BMW Group for universe domination. The BMW 5 Series takes second and a Audi A6 third.
Luxury: Mercedes-Benz S-Class – 5459 sales
Few surprises here, too – the S-Class is where Mercedes-Benz feels many during home. There’s a (relatively) new challenger in town, though: a Porsche Panamera has overtaken a BMW 7 Series to take silver.
JATO Dynamics says: “No vast changes in a normal segments. However, a reward cars continue to benefit share in a tip segments, with dual reward cars in a tip 3 in a mid-size segment. The new Panamera continues to attract some-more clients than a latest 7 Series, while a S-Class seems to be untouchable.”
Small SUV: Renault Captur – 73,828 sales
This is a soon-to-be vast league: a fastest-growing shred in a industry. And Renault claims another win, here with a Captur. Even today, 5 years after a launch, it beats a Peugeot 2008 and Dacia Duster for tip spot.
Mid-size SUV: Nissan Qashqai – 92,727 sales
A sort-of home favourite takes a C-segment SUV marketplace in Europe: a Sunderland-built Nissan Qashqai, followed by a Volkswagen Tiguan and Peugeot 3008. The Qashqai is usually a UK’s third best-seller, nonetheless a UK accounts for some-more than a entertain of European Qashqai sales.
Large SUV: Peugeot 5008 – 28,380 sales
Peugeot’s segment-leading 5008 is a new entry, as is a second-best-seller, a Skoda Kodiaq. Both lead a Nissan X-Trail. None of a 3 is in a UK’s tip 10 best-sellers.
JATO Dynamics says: “The SUV shred continues to be a categorical motorist of expansion in a industry. Peugeot shines in a mainstream segment, fixation any of a SUVs in a tip 3 of their particular segments. The Qashqai continues to lead, notwithstanding a age and a clever competition. Due to a new arrivals, a X-Trail mislaid a tip position as a categorical seven-seater option.”
Small reward SUV: BMW X1 – 40,239 sales
Another fast flourishing SUV segment, this, with a arriving Lexus UX, Mercedes-Benz GLB and second-generation Range Rover Evoque and recently introduced BMW X2, Jaguar E-Pace and Volvo XC40. But it’s a relations old-timer, a two-year-old BMW X1, that triumphs, with 40,000 sales. Stalwarts continue to surpass in this class, with a soon-to-be-replaced Mercedes-Benz GLA in second and a not-long-for-this-world Audi Q3 in third.
Mid-size reward SUV: Mercedes-Benz GLC – 42,815 sales
Two bodystyles assistance a Mercedes-Benz GLC (and GLC Coupé) tip a mid-size reward SUV segment, followed by a Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5. It’s another shred that’s grown extremely in a final few months, with new entries from mixed reward brands and some-more on a way.
Large reward SUV: Volvo XC90 – 11,565 sales
The severely posh finish of a SUV marketplace is presided over by a Volvo XC90, that usurps a segment-founding BMW X5 and hugely successful Range Rover Sport for initial place. It’s a sincerely still shred compared with a other SUV realms, with a XC90 anticipating about a entertain as many homes as a GLC.
JATO Dynamics says: “As a GLA and Q3 nearby replacement, a some-more new X1 leads a compress SUV segment. The mid-size reward SUV marketplace is no longer dominated by a Volvo XC60, notwithstanding a new launch of a new generation.”
Small MPV: Fiat 500L – 22,011 sales
The Fiat 500L is some-more tenderly perceived on a Continent than in a UK, as shown by a best-seller standing in a tiny MPV segment. The Honda Jazz and Dacia Lodgy (which isn’t accessible in a UK) take second and third respectively. Most MPVs are disappearing in sales numbers, though, as people spin to some-more fashionable, image-focused SUVs.
Mid-size MPV: Volkswagen Touran – 36,295 sales
Another win for Volkswagen with a Touran – a mid-sized MPV was Europe’s best-seller so distant this year. The Renault Scénic and Citroën C4 Spacetourer follow it. No MPV done it onto a UK’s tip 10 best-sellers list.
Large MPV: Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Seat Alhambra – 9540 sales each
It’s a tie for initial place in Europe’s vast MPV market, with a Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Seat Alhambra on 9540 sales apiece. V-Class sales are down 5% year-on-year over 2017, while a Alhambra is down usually 2%, so it expected won’t be a tie for long. The Ford S-Max completes a podium.
JATO Dynamics says: “The Scénic is one of a few MPVs of any distance to post certain change. As a shred direct plunges, it’s poignant to see a double-digit expansion posted by a French MPV, that incorporates many SUV styling features.”
Small sports car: Mazda MX-5 – 5287 sales
There could usually be one, couldn’t there? The Mazda MX-5 clinches a win in Europe with 5287 sales, nonetheless a 10% diminution year-on-year doesn’t bode good for a segment. Its cousin, a Fiat 124 Spider, follows, while a Lotus Elise comes in third, display only how tiny a shred has become.
Mid-size sports car: Audi TT – 5520 sales
The Audi TT continues to power over a mid-size sports automobile segment, violence a Porsche 718 models. The Ford Mustang takes third, following Ford’s savvy preference to finally move it to Europe.
Large sports car: Porsche 911 – 7801 sales
MX-5, TT, 911 – it’s a category dominated by icons, and a Porsche 911 is a best-selling of them all. With 50% some-more sales than a MX-5 and TT, a 911 is Europe’s best-selling sports automobile of any size, let alone in a marketplace segment. The Mercedes-AMG GT and Ferrari 488 follow in second and third.