World Best Selling Small Cars in 2015. Volkswagen Polo the N°1

World Best Selling Small Cars

World Best Selling Small Cars in 2015 led by Volkswagen Polo outpacing the Ford Fiesta. Albeit the great European success the Renault Clio in third takes a wide gap from the top. Hyundai i20 is the fastest growing.

Best Selling Small Cars

Introducing this new exclusive ranking, we wish to specify the contents of this segment inside the car passenger’s market.

It is defined a “small car”  (or “sub-compact” under the American terminology) a car passenger with a length size between the 3.7 and 4.1 meters intended primarily for a use inside urban area and for low distance extra-urban travels. Under the European definition this segment is also called “B-Segment” and includes sedan and hatchback derivatives.

Thanks to the powerful F2M mobility database expanded, day after day, collecting sales of over 2.400 different models in all countries in the World, we can provide any kind of segmentation including this one. On demand, we are able to extract similar data for any segment in any country or regional area.

In the table below we report the ranking of the World best-selling small cars in the 2015.

The best-selling model in the segment was the Volkswagen Polo with 694.847 units (+2.3%) taking the rule to the Ford Fiesta, now second, fallen over 22% at 554.790 units while the third was the Renault Clio with a wide gap at 436.361 units (+0.5%). Despite in Europe the Clio is very close to the leaders it is penalized by a not yet global distribution.

In fourth place the Toyota Yaris with 413.521 units (+0.0%) followed by the Honda Fit with 339.842 (-20.8%), the Nissan Rogue with 327.123 (+39.2%), the Peugeot 208 with 306.942 (-1.2%), the Kia Rio with 287.622 (-8.1%), the Opel Corsa with 284.695 (+6.4%) and in 10th place the Hyundai i20 with 274.902 (+29.1%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2015Rank 2014ModelSales 2015Sale 20142015 Var
12Volkswagen Polo694.847679.0442,3%
21Ford Fiesta554.790693.422-20,0%
33Renault Clio436.361434.2930,5%
45Toyota Yaris413.521413.7030,0%
54Honda Fit339.842428.914-20,8%
615Nissan Rogue327.213235.11939,2%
78Peugeot 208306.942310.540-1,2%
87Kia Rio287.622312.864-8,1%
910Opel Corsa284.695267.5976,4%
1018Hyundai i20274.902212.93829,1%
1112Maruti Alto272.096264.5882,8%
126Chevrolet Sail268.803320.582-16,2%
139Ford Ecosport244.895274.149-10,7%
1419Maruti Dzire236.038210.88211,9%
1511Toyota Vios227.335267.202-14,9%
1626Peugeot 2008222.138188.87617,6%
1716Fiat 500219.030233.885-6,4%
1813KIA PRIDE213.234257.705-17,3%
1930Renault Captur209.001172.51921,1%
2021Maruti Swift206.662202.8311,9%
2124Kia Soul196.396192.4062,1%
2220Nissan Juke188.478210.097-10,3%
2335Skoda Fabia186.104158.04017,8%
2427Honda N-Box184.920179.9302,8%
2533Dacia Sandero179.633163.20010,1%
2638Opel Mokka177.090150.07918,0%
2822Citroen C3174.057200.844-13,3%
2923Suzuki Swift171.811192.848-10,9%
3154Chevrolet Trax164.73799.24266,0%
3237Kia K2164.114155.3315,7%
3340Toyota Sienna163.779147.83210,8%
3428Hyundai HB20163.674179.713-8,9%
35143Jeep Renegade162.6927.8501972,5%
3625Renault Sandero156.521191.948-18,5%
3743Buick Encore155.867138.23412,8%
3839Seat Ibiza151.180149.2431,3%
3917Fiat Palio149.684220.214-32,0%
4029Nissan Note149.498176.416-15,3%
4114Volkswagen Gol144.232243.796-40,8%
4241Toyota Etios142.529143.530-0,7%
4334Chevrolet Onix137.308158.583-13,4%
4432Chevrolet Aveo129.083165.511-22,0%
4550Honda Jazz128.835108.18519,1%
4651Nissan March118.315108.0459,5%
4736Chevrolet Sonic116.255156.811-25,9%
4842Renault Logan113.453141.205-19,7%
4944Fiat Punto113.172137.528-17,7%
5047Fiat 500L110.229118.009-6,6%