Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, sales have significantly decreased. However, some countries are still gaining the top spots in the charts of the vehicles sold. Without further ado, let’s check the highest-selling vehicles in the world. For buying used cars for sale in Dubai, visit CarSwitch.
China is at the top having the most number of vehicles sold. It boasts numerous in-house manufacturers and foreign car makers, with the dragon standing on top.
Volkswagen sells it’s vehicles in the Chinese market. Even with so much rivalry, Volkswagen is going hard with Lavida at the top of the sales chart in China. This aesthetic car is fueled by a 1.4 liter, TSI motor which pumps out 130ps and 225 NM of torque. It takes 9.3 seconds to go from 0 to 100kmph.
This is a top-selling commercial vehicle. The Wuling Mini Truck has sold many numbers and is powered by a 1.5 naturally aspirated petrol engine offered in 2 states. One setting boasts 105 hp and the other gives 99 hp. Both produce 140 NM of torque.
The buyers are inclined to buy SUVs now which is why Haval H6 has been popular in the Chinese market. This is an attractive soft-roader that offers 2 engines; 2 liter and 1-liter turbocharged petrol engines.
The 1-liter engine pumps out 161 hp and 280 Nm whereas the bigger engine generates 188 hp and 340 Nm. Both engines are paired with a 7-speed DCT transmission.
Over the recent years, the demand and appreciation for the SUV segment have boosted 4 times. This is clear from the 3 best-selling vehicles in the USA’s market which are huge SUVs. Below are the best top-selling SUVs in this market.
Ford dominates the sales chart for the USA. Their F-Series includes excellent SUVs. The most appealing ones are the F-150 Raptor and F-150. This legendary truck gives 5 engines to choose from. The entry-level engine is a 3.3 Ti-VCT V6 engine giving 290 hp and 347 Nm.
There’s a naturally aspirated 5-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that delivers 395 hp and 542 Nm. Another engine is a 2.7-liter ECOBOOST V6 offering 325 hp and 542 Nm.
This pickup truck is highly charming. If we come to the numbers, this vehicle boasts tons of engine choices. The least powerful is the 4.3 liters V6 DI delivering 285 hp and 413 NM of torque. As for the most powerful, it is a 6.2 liter V8 DI engine that provides an amazing 420 hp and 623 Nm of torque.
RAV4 from the Japanese automaker has cemented an unrivaled spot. Along with the superior construction and talented chassis, there is a robust engine which powers this beauty. It is a 2.5 liter inline 4 cylinder offering 203 hp and 250 Nm of torque. The throttle response is great due to the naturally aspirated engine.
This is the second Asian country on the list. Japan has unbeatable performance in the automotive industry. Below are their best-selling vehicles.
As the name suggests, this vehicle resembles a box. But its performance makes it hard to believe that it’s coming from a box-shaped vehicle. First off, it boasts power-operated sliding doors. There is a tiny MID in the instrument cluster that features useful driving details.
Under the hood, there is a 650cc small engine giving 58ps of power and 65 Nm of torque. Through the CVT transmission, the front wheels are powered. The only downside is that the engine requires extra effort while driving with load in the back. But the engine is definitely suitable for its dimensions.
The boxy structure continues to the mini wagon aka the Suzuki Spacia. This vehicle has almost similar equipment to Honda. It is fueled by two engines; a 650cc naturally aspirated petrol engine along with a turbocharged petrol engine.
Both the engines offer 65ps and 55ps respectively. When it comes to torque, it’s motor generates 98 Nm and 60 Nm. The vehicle is paired with a CVT automatic transmission. There is a separate 4WD version of Suzuki Spacia.
By now,it is clear that the boxy shape is incredibly popular in Japan. This is another version of the box-shaped structure. The Daihatsu Tanto is also fueled with the same 650cc engine which delivers almost the same power as it’s competitors. This vehicle also comes with a CVT automatic transmission.
Maruti Suzuki Swift
This should not be surprising as it was top-selling last year. The engine is a 1.2 liter 4 cylinder K12B that delivers 83 hp and 113 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and there is a choice of 5-speed automatic transmission too.
Maruti Suzuki Alto
This is one of the cheapest cars in the Indian market. It is also one of the best-selling vehicles in India. When it comes to the engine, it’s an 800cc naturally aspirated petrol that pushes 45 hp. Suzuki Alto comes with an automatic and 5-speed manual transmission.
Germany is bound to be on this list. The performance and standard of the German vehicles is extraordinary due to the genius German engineering.
This is one of the earliest vehicles to invent the ‘Hot Hatch’ trend in the automotive industry. Volkswagen Golf boasts superior dynamics along with the adjustable suspension. It is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine which gives out a generous 147 hp and 250 Nm of torque.
If someone wants to test their driving skills, the manufacturer provides a 2-liter turbocharged petrol engine which pumps out 288 hp and 350 Nm. The two engines have a choice of either an 8-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
Another car from Volkswagen is the second most sold vehicle in Germany. It is a perfect family car and is powered by a 2-liter TSI engine which gives 221 hp.