World Best Selling Coupe. The top in the 2018

World Best Selling Coupe

World Best Selling Coupe in the 2018 has been again the Ford Mustang with a wide gap over two Dodge models, the Charger and the Challenger. The segment contracted 4.6% confirming the last years’ trend. FCA group is the leader among manufacturers.

Global Sales

In the 2018, the “Coupe” segment registered 770.254 vehicles sold, down 4.3% from the previous year.

Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018Mix 2018'+/- 2018 vs 2017'+/- 2018 vs 2014
Segment B4029851.1720,15%19,0%237,2%
Segment c159.038171.827153.24119,89%-10,8%51,9%
Segment D461.259439.985420.28054,56%-4,5%-0,9%
Segment E57.41953.80768.6998,92%27,7%-1,0%
Segment F135.942138.257126.86316,47%-8,2%-17,1%

Global Coupe sales by Brand

Dodge with 161.845 (-5.4%) was the 2018 global leader within the Coupe segment followed by Ford with 112.745 (-10.1%).

In third place Chevrolet with 79.112 sales (-24.1%) ahead of Tesla – up 21.1% – with 60.261 units and Porsche with 58.982 improving by 9.4%.

Rank 2018Rank 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018

Global Coupe sales by Manufacturer

The global leader in the Coupe segment was F.C.A. with 181.111 sales in 2018 (-6.9%), ahead of Ford Group with 112.746 (-10.1%).

In third place Volkswagen Group with 100.188 units sold (+9%) followed by General Motors with 83.476 (-24.2%) and Tesla with 60.261 (+21.1%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017GroupSales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018'+/- 2018
22Ford Group153064125.432112.746-10,1%
34Volkswagen Group9285591.916100.1889,0%
43General Motors121533110.17383.476-24,2%
75Mercedes Daimler60940,1969.18553.605-22,5%
108Toyota Group2538022.85917.531-23,3%

Best Selling Models

The 2018 best-selling model globally was the Ford Mustang with 112.601 sales (-10.2%). Manufacturer since the 1965, it is the most iconic vehicles produced by Ford, having created the “pony car” class of American muscle cars, affordable sporty coupe with long hoods and short rear decks. The 5th current generation, launched in the 2014 is distributed in over 135 countries.

In second place, the Dodge Charger with 91.456 sales (-9%). Introduced in US market in the 1966, this model has been developed across seven generation , the last introduced in the 2011. In third place, the Dodge Challenger with 70.352 units sold (+0.8%).

In fourth place, the Tesla Model X with 60261 units sold, surging to 21.1%.

In fifth place, the Chevrolet Camaro with 57.870 units (-23.7%). It went on sale on September 29, 1966, for the 1967 model year and was designed as a competing model to the Ford Mustang. Production was disconnected in the 2002 when end-life was announced. However, in the 2009 Chevrolet launched back the fifth generation, replaced in the 2016 by the sixth current version.

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 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018
11Ford Mustang112.601125.337-10,2%
22Dodge Charger91.456100.471-9,0%
34Dodge Challenger70.35369.8270,8%
46Tesla Model X60.26149.75221,1%
53Chevrolet Camaro57.87075.823-23,7%
65Mazda MX-557.45561.792-7,0%
718Kia Stinger36.1618.762312,7%
88Porsche 91131.26728.31210,4%
97Chevrolet Corvette21.24228.342-25,1%
1020volkswagen Arteon17.9858.232118,5%
119Audi TT
1231Genesis G70
1310Mercedes CLS
1413BMW 6 Series
1528Porsche 718
1621Toyota GT86
1712Mercedes SLC
1814Jaguar F-Type
1911MG GT
2017Fiat 124 Spider
2115Subaru BRZ
2293BMW 6 Series GT
2327Mercedes Mayback S Class
2430Mercedes AMG GT
2519Porsche Boxster
2616Mercedes GLE Coupe
27187Mitsubishi Eclipse
2822Nissan 370Z
2923Porsche Cayman
3025Mercedes SL Class
3129Buick Cascada
3238Lexus LX V6
3337Lexus LC
3441Abarth 124 Spider
3533Jaguar XJ
3640Audi R8
3745BMW i8
3832Jaguar XJL
3939Nissan GT-R
4036Opel Cascada
41121Alpine A110
4346Fiat 124
4450Ferrari 488
4543BMW Z4
4649Aston Martin DB11
47103BMW M-range
4952Alfa Romeo 4C
5068Mini Cabrio
5172Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
5263Porsche 718 Cayman
5357Lamborghini Aventador
5435Mercedes AMG
5554Geely Emgrand GT
5673Aston Martin Vantage
5769Mclaren Mp4
5859Nissan Altima Coupe
5966Nissan Fairlady Z
6065Porsche 918
61187BMW 8 Series
62100Audi RS3
6367Lotus Elise
6471Porsche 718 Boxster
6574Abarth 124
6626Mercedes SLK
6780BMW i3/i8
6881Aston Martin V12 Vantage
6970Lamborghini Huracan
7092Porsche 911 Carrera
7178Peugeot RCZ
7264Ferrari California
7377Mini Cooper Convertible
7494BMW M6
7582Lotus Exige
7676Aston Martin Vanquish
77103Mercedes AMG S-Class
78187Ferrari Portofino
8095Porsche Cayman/Boxster
8161Acura NSX
8290Porsche Cayenne S
8360Honda Accord Coupe
8491Alpina D5
8587BMW 2 Series Coupe
8784Ferrari 488 GTB
8879Audi S6
89159McLaren 720S
9083Ferrari GTC4 Lusso
9186BMW 4 Series Cabrio
92125Ferrari 812 Superfast
93112Mercedes GT S
9485Aston Martin Rapide
9589BMW 4 Series Coupe
96104Aston Martin Convertible
97106ASA Cauype
98121Ford GT
99116McLaren 570S
10097Rolls-Royce Dawn