World Best Selling Executive Cars. The top 25 in 2020

Best executive cars 2020
The Mercedes Benz E Class 2021

World Best Selling Executive Cars in 2020 final data: the top 3 spots remain unchanged compared to last year. The Mercedes E Class keeps dominating the market with a safe gap over the rivals BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. The Dongfeng Aeolus Hyun enters the leaderboard.

Vehicles included in this ranking are only 3/4/5 doors and wagon, while SUVs and MPVs are reported under the specific segment ranking. The top 4 best selling executive models remain unchanged compared to last year.

In 2020 the global leader remains unchanged from the last few years thanks to the success of the Mercedes E Class, which sold 327.083 units this year (18.2% market share). Starting with the new naming strategy applied by Mercedes in the early ’90s, the model began production in 1993 and is actually at its 5th generation (since 2016).

In second place we have the BMW 5 Series with 308.778 units (17.1% share). 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 263.096 sales (14.6% share) followed by the Hyundai Grandeur -up 1 spot- with 145.469 units sold (8.1% share), overtaking the Skoda Superb with 79.437 units, the Genesis G80 -up 8 spots- with 60.943 sales (3.4% share) and the BMW 7 Series -up 1 spot- with 47.675 sales (2.6% share).

In eight place we have the Volvo S90 with 42.701 units (2.4% share), ahead of the new entry, the Dongfeng Aeolus Hyun with 40.964 units (2.3% share) and in 10th place the Peugeot 508 with 38.026 units sold (2.1% share).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for the top 25 models.

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