World Cars Brand Ranking in 2021 sees Toyota leading the market followed by Volkswagen and Honda. Chevrolet reports the worst performance by losing 15.4% sales.
The Global Auto Brands Ranking
In 2021, Toyota holds 10.5% share with sales at 8.7 million (+8.1%), after further widening the gap from the followers.
Furthermore, tracking the ranking of top-selling car brands in the World since 2010, we have always seen Toyota leading the scene. Indeed, the Japanese benefit from the strategy to have concentrated in a single brand the most powerful line-up in the World, and while other manufacturers have assembled different brands aiming to cover more customer segments, Toyota has just a little diversification in the one-brand strategy, with Lexus in the luxury segment and Daihatsu in the small, low-cost vehicles.
Volkswagen – in 2nd position – holds 6.4% share and sold 5.2 million vehicles (-6.6%).
Behind, Honda holds 3rd position with 4.3 million units (-1.6%), followed by Ford which reported 4.1 million units (-0.4%), and Hyundai -up 1 spot- with 3.8 million units (+5.4%).
In 6th position, Nissan reported 3.7 million sales (-1.2%), followed by Kia, which rose 1 spot and gained 6.4% with 2.9 million units sold, overtaking Chevrolet, which sold 2.6 million units and lost 15.4%.
Closing the leaderboard we have Mercedes with 2.4 million units sold (-2.4%), followed by BMW which sold 2.2 million units (+2.2%).
Tables with sales figures
In the table below we report sales for Top 50 Brands.