- Top 50 ranking
- Top 10 markets
I n the top 50, according to an evaluation by the market observer Jato, there are a total of 13 models of German origin - including seven VW, three Mercedes, two BMW and one Audi. The predominance of VW can be justified, among other things, with the fact that many models also roll off the assembly line as derivatives in China. Here, for example, the VW Passat, which is also sold as the Magotan, and the Jetta, which is being launched in many markets as the Sagitar, Bora and Vento. Nevertheless, the VW Golf, which has been number one in Germany for decades, only made it to 3rd place in the international ranking.old. The market on the subcontinent recorded 1,982,442 vehicles sold in the first half of 2018, exactly 9,200 more than Germany. Japan ranks third, even if this car market fell by 2 percent.
SUVs on the advance also internationally
Similar to the German market, SUVs and off-roaders are booming internationally . Their sales went up by 14 percent to 14.95 million vehicles worldwide. The SUVs in the B segment (small cars) increased by 25 percent and the SUVs in the C segment (compact class) increased by 13 percent.
By market, car sellers in Russia were able to sell the most SUVs. The SUV density there is 45 percent, ahead of the USA with 44 percent and China and Canada with 42 percent each.