World Best Selling Mid Size Cars. The top in the 2017

World Best Selling Mid Size Cars

World Best Selling Mid Size Cars 2017 fell down 4.7% at 9.8 million units. On top of the list the archrival Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, both just renovated with the launch of the new generation. China counts 41% of global sales for this segment.

Global Sales

In the 2017, the “Mid Size Cars” segment, accounted 9.8 million vehicles sold, down 4.7% from the previous year. The top three markets for this segment are China, USA and Canada.

Best Selling Models

In the 2017, the Toyota Camry sales have been 644.000, down 2.2%. Produced since the 1982, when it was a compact size car, the Camry was just renovated at the eight generation. It was launched in Japan on 10 July 2017, in Australia on 21 November 2017 and it will also be launched in Thailand, Indonesia, and other countries by the end of 2017 or the beginning of 2018. North American production started in June 2017, and sales began in late July 2017.

In second place the Honda Accord, up 1 spot,  with 531.000 sales (-2.4%). Produced since 1976, the Accord is available in the sedan (top seller in US), hatch and wagon styles and the last generation, the 10th, just started, with production began on September 18, 2017, and sales began in October.

In third place the Volkswagen Lavida, a vehicle on produced and sold just in China, sold in 517.000 units (-5.7%).

Behind, the Mercedes C Class with 488.000 units (+2.7%), the Volkswagen Passat, actually fourth with 453.000 sales (-13.3%) followed by  the Skoda Octavia with 423.000 (-6.1%) and the Buick Excelle with 421.000 units.

In eight place the Nissan Sylphy with 412.000 sales (+9.5%) ahead of  the BMW 3 Series with 385.000 (-1.5%). and in 10th place the Chevrolet Malibu with 360.000 (-3.2%)

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 2017Rank 2016Sales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017
11Toyota Camry644.940660.701-2,4%
23Honda Accord531.698544.543-2,4%
32Volkswagen Lavida517.255548.321-5,7%
45Mercedes C Class488.448459.7956,2%
54Volkswagen Passat454.930523.161-13,0%
66Skoda Octavia423.061449.934-6,0%
729Buick Excelle421.296105.033301,1%
88Nissan Sylphy412.778376.8749,5%
97BMW 3 Series385.457391.227-1,5%
1010Chevrolet Malibu360.989372.568-3,1%
1112Audi A4
1214Volkswagen Santana
139Hyundai Sonata
1413Nissan Altima
1515Ford Fusion
1618Volkswagen Magotan
1716Buick Verano
1817Ford Mondeo
1919Kia Optima
2121Peugeot 405
2223Volkswagen Lamando
2322Hyundai Mistra
2426Lexus ES
2525BMW 4 Series
2654Geely Emgrand GL
2730Nissan Teana
2827Buick LaCrosse
2924Mercedes CLA
3037Audi A5
3132Honda Crider
3233Opel Insignia
3331Buick Regal
3436Infiniti Q50
3535Nissan Lannia
3634Kia K5
3728Peugeot 408
38163Roewe i6
3938Subaru Legacy
4041Volvo S60
4142Kia K7
4251Renault Talisman
4340Samsung SM6
4443Toyota Avalon
4544Jaguar XE
4639Geely King Kong
4770Alfa Romeo Giulia
4850Volvo V60
4947Toyota Avensis
5083Dongfeng Aeolus S30
5145Volkswagen CC
5248Honda Greiz
5356Holden Commodore
5453Subaru Levorg
5568BYD e5
5665Zotye Z300
5787Brilliance H530
5855Hyundai i40
5952Kia K4
6060Honda Spirior
6161Volvo S/V60
6262Suzuki Alivio
63163Venucia D60
6458Cadillac ATS
6557Lexus GS
6672Kia Cadenza
6766Citroen C5
6863Acura ILX
6949Dongfeng Fengshen AX3
70163Buick Excelle GX
71130Hawtai Lusheng E80
7259BAIC Senova D50
7346Haima M5 (Family)
7481MG 6
7567Ford Fusion Energi
7674Mercedes C350e
77158Horki 300E
78134BMW 530e
7984Lifan 820
8075Samsung SM7
8179Zotye Z500
82163ChangAn Raeton CC
8364Toyota Reiz
8480Lifan 620
85114Genesis G90
8691Volvo S60/V60
8773Subaru Legacy Outback
8878Daewoo Alpheon
8969Baojun 630
9099Chevrolet SS
91102Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
9288Volvo V60 Cross Country
9376Toyota Mark X
94142BYD G6
9596Skoda Spaceback
96163Audi A4 e-Tron
9798Hyundai Sonata PHEV
98157Volvo V90 Cross Country
9971Hawtai Lusheng E70
10097Mazda6 sedan