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Top 10 Best Selling Cars of All Time

Top 10 best selling cars of all time - Since their invention in 1885, cars have taken the world by storm. Few other inventions have had as impact on the world as the automobile. Over the years, hundreds of car brands have been born, producing millions of cars sold globally. But which cars are exactly the ones that have sold the most to date? The following ranking of the best-selling cars of all time will show you that.

Top 10 Best Selling Cars of All Time

Top 10 best selling cars of all time:



Top 10 best selling cars of all time:


1. Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla E10, the first generation Corolla

~ 43 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Japan

Year of manufacture: 1966 - present

1. Toyota Corolla

The Corolla line of Japanese car giant Toyota is the best-selling car in history. It was first introduced in November 1966. The first two generations of the E10 and E20 were quite successful, but the Corolla line has only grown in popularity worldwide since then. The Corolla is still in production and is currently in its 12th generation.


 

2. Ford F-Series

Ford F-3 from the first generation of the F-Series

~ 40 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: USA

Year of manufacture: 1948 - present

2. Ford F-Series

Ford's line of pickup trucks is the second-best-selling vehicle in history in the world. While the F-Series was primarily successful in the United States, it also sold well in Latin America as well as many parts of Africa. Today, the F-Series is in its 13th generation.


 

3. Volkswagen Golf

The first generation Volkswagen Golf I

~ 31 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Germany

Year of manufacture: 1974 - present

3. Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf line represents the most popular compact family car in the history of the world. Known as the Volkswagen Rabbit in the United States, the car is derived from the Beetle, but has become more popular on streets around the world. Although the Golf's popularity has cooled somewhat in recent years, it is still being manufactured and sold globally. The car is currently in the 7th generation.


 

4. Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Type 1

~ 24 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Germany

Year of production: 1938 - 2003

4. Volkswagen Beetle

The initial production of the Volkswagen Beetle aka the Volkswagen Type 1 is somewhat controversial as its release to the market was largely focused on Nazi propaganda in 1930s Germany. The Beetle was also widely produced and used for and by Nazi Germany in their attempt to conquer Europe. However, after the Second World War, the car managed to reshape its image and become one of the known, loved and best-selling cars in the world. Walt Disney even dedicated a movie to the car. Unfortunately, due to declining sales, Volkswagen decided to discontinue production in 2003.


 

5. Lada Riva

Classic Lada Riva VAZ 2105

~ 19 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Soviet Union / Russia

Year of production: 1980 - 2012

5. Lada Riva

If you didn't grow up in a Communist country, chances are you haven't heard of this car or know anyone who has ever driven a Lada Riva. But throughout the Soviet Union, Ladas were by far the most popular cars. Selling in the Capitalist West is less common, but it does happen. Even after the fall of communism and the Soviet Union, this car remained popular in Russia and other post-Soviet countries. Production of the car was continued until 2012.


 

6. Honda Civic

First generation Honda Civic

~ 18.5 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Japan

Production year: 1972 - present

6. Honda Civic

 

7. Ford Escort

First generation Ford Escort Deluxe

(Source: Riley / CC BY 2.0)

~ 18 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: USA

Year of production: 1968 - 2004

7. Ford Escort

 

8. Honda Accord

Honda Accord, first generation

~ 17.5 million vehicles sold

Original country of manufacture: Japan

Year of manufacture: 1976 - present


8. Honda Accord

 

9. Ford Model T

Ford Model BILLION

Source: Franjklogos / CC BY-SA 4.0

~ 16.5 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: USA

Year of manufacture: 1908 - 1927

9. Ford Model T

 

10. Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat B1 green

Source: Sven Storbeck / CC BY-SA 3.0

~ 15.5 million cars sold

Original country of manufacture: Germany

Year of manufacture: 1973 - present

10. Volkswagen Passat

Top 10 best selling cars of all time

(as of March 2020)


TOP 10 BEST SELLING CAR ALL TIME:

1. TOYOTA COROLLA

44 million cars sold

2. FORD F-SERIES

40 million cars sold

3. VOLKSWAGEN GOLF

30 million cars sold

4. VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

23.5 million cars sold

5. LADA RIVA

sold 19 million cars

6. HONDA CIVIC

18.5 million cars sold

7. FORD ESCORT

18 million cars sold

8. HONDA ACCORD

sold 17.5 million cars

9. FORD MODEL BILLION

16.5 million cars sold

10. VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

15.5 million cars sold

Top 10 best selling cars of all time

 

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