World Best Selling MPV 2018. The top 100

World Best Selling MPV

World Best Selling MPV ranking in the 2018 was dominated by the Chinese Wuling Hongguang despite losing 10.5%. However, the rest of the podium changed from the previous year thanks to the success of the Honda Odyssey, second, and the Dodge Gran Caravan, third.

Global Sales

In the 2018, the “Multi Purpose Vehicles” segment accounted 6 million vehicles sold, down 8.5% from the previous year. The top three markets for this segment are USA, China and Germany.

2018 vs 2017
2018 vs 2014
Segment A48.2827.9826.0960,10%-23,6%637,1%
Segment B1.372.3861.478.6571.349.56122,41%-8,7%-11,3%
Segment c2.228.9701.938.8551.813.52230,11%-6,5%-29,1%
Segment D3.407.4593.153.3592.853.57747,38%-9,5%-0,9%
Segment E2810-0,00%-100,0%-100,0%

Global MPV sales by Brand

Toyota is the global leader within the MPV segment with 1.27 million units sold in the 2018 (-8.3%), followed by Honda with 504.369 (+5%) and Wuling with 487.635 (-10.2%).

In fourth place Kia with 350.454 sales (-0.3%), followed by Nissan – up 20.5% – with 304.144 units and Suzuki with 221.204 (-7.1%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018
11Wuling Hongguang 476,538 532,394-10.5%
24Honda Odyssey 190,549 178,8766.5%
35Dodge Grand Caravan 183,047 173,8635.3%
43Toyota Innova 174,346 182,443-4.4%
56Kia Soul 160,081 165,975-3.6%
67Nissan Note 151,199 162,531-7.0%
79Buick GL8 144,308 145,853-1.1%
869BYD Song MAX 141,068 30,390364.2%
910Volkswagen Touran 132,329 145,062-8.8%
1013Toyota Aqua 127,132 132,186-3.8%
1114Chrysler Pacifica
1212Toyota Sienta
1311Toyota Sienna
148Toyota Avanza
152Baojun 730
16241Baojun 360
1720Nissan Serena
1815Renault Scénic
1916Mercedes B Class
2019Toyota Voxy
2123Kia Carnival
2225Toyota Roomy
2322Maruti Omni
2424Honda Freed
2540Toyota Alphard
2636Mini Countryman
2734Toyota Tank
2817Ford C-max
2933Suzuki Hustler
3031Toyota Calya
3128Fiat 500L
3227Dongfeng Future
3326Daihatsu Move Canbus
3438Suzuki Every Van
3518Citroen C4 Picasso
3639Perodua Alza
3741Toyota Noah
3846Honda StepWGN
3935Maruti Ertiga
4021Chana Honor
4137JAC Refine
4243Dacia Dokker
4349Daihatsu Sigra
4454Honda Elysion
4558Lada Largus
4650Honda Jade
4744Suzuki Solio
4845Toyota Vellfire
4947Suzuki Ertiga
5051Toyota Esquire
5142Venucia T70
5290Buick GL6
5355Dacia Lodgy
5463Mitsubishi Space Star
5552Volkswagen Sharan
5662Chevrolet Spin
57180GAC Trumpchi GM8
5856Daihatsu Xenia
5973Honda Shuttle
6072Daihatsu Wake
6157GMC Savana
6265Honda Mobilio
6368Kia Sedona
6485Kia Ray
6559BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
6674Kia Carens
6784Daihatsu Thor
6867Seat Alhambra
6977Maxus G10
7030Chana Oushang
7161Karry K50
7232BAIC Huansu H3
7364Ford S-max
7482Kia Venga
7588Nissan Livina
7660Opel Zafira
7781Honda Freed Spike
7853Chana Oushang A800
7975Lifan Xuanlang
8080Changhe Freedom M50
81241Mahindra Marazzo
8294CMC Veryca
8396Mitsubishi Delica D5
8493Mitsubishi eK Space
8589Renault Espace
8697Hyundai H-1
87148Citroen Space tourer
8883Ford Galaxy
89130Wuling Confero
90241Citroen C4 Spacetourer
9195Toyota Ractis
9279Jinbei 750
93174Yema Spica
9492Toyota Estima
95106Toyota Hiace Wagon
96104Mitsubishi Delica
97123Toyota Previa
9886Jinbei Granse
9948Ford B-Max
100111Nissan Elgrand

Global MPV sales by Manufacturer

The global leader in the MPV segment is Toyota Group with 1.47 million sales in 2018 (-9.3%), ahead of General Motors – down 10.2% – with 948.290 and Renault-Nissan Alliance with 651.821 (-11.4%).

In fourth place Honda Motor with 504.369 units sold (+5%), followed by F.C.A. with 371.758 (-2.6%) and Hyundai-Kia with 366.344 (-0.4%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018
11Toyota Group 1,467,821 1,618,329-9.3%
22General Motors 948,290 1,055,435-10.2%
33Renault Nissan Alliance 651,821 736,056-11.4%
44Honda Motor 504,369 480,4845.0%
56F.C.A. 371,758 381,527-2.6%
67Hyundai-Kia 366,344 367,873-0.4%
75Suzuki 363,876 390,699-6.9%
88Volkswagen Group 197,773 221,385-10.7%
921BYD 141,068 30,767358.5%
1012P.S.A. 121,711 191,763-36.5%

Best Selling Models

The best-selling model in the 2018 was again the Chinese Wuling Hongguang with 476.538 units (-10.5%). Produced since September 2010 by SAIC-GM-Wuling it is actually sold just in China.

In second place the Honda Odissey with 190.549 sales (+6.5%),

In third place the Dodge Gran Caravan with 183.047 units (+5.3%) followed by the Toyota Innova with 174.346 (-4.4%),  the Kia Soul, with 160.081 (-3.6%) and the Nissan Note with 151.199 (-7%) and the Buick GL8 with 144.308 (-1.1%).

In eight place the BYD Song Max with 141.068 followed by the Volkswagen Touran with 132.329 (-8.8%) and in 10th place the Toyota Aqua with 127.132 (-3.8%).

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 2018Rank 2017ModelSales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018
11Toyota 1,265,845 1,380,712-8.3%
23Honda 504,369 480,4845.0%
32Wuling 487,635 542,760-10.2%
45Kia 350,454 351,605-0.3%
54Nissan 304,144 382,364-20.5%
67Suzuki 221,204 238,069-7.1%
76Baojun 217,606 275,227-20.9%
88Daihatsu 201,974 237,617-15.0%
912Dodge 183,065 173,8945.3%
1014Buick 180,950 163,35310.8%