World’s automotive sector was walking slow last year, but with this pandemic in full swing, it is on the verge of limbing. The automotive industry has seen a steep decline in terms of when it comes to sales. That said, some countries still are at the top of the charts of the cars sold. With things normalizing, its good to see some hustle in the dripping automotive industry. Without wasting time, let’s check which countries have the highest selling cars in the world. Here is the list of cars that are popular across the globe.

  1. China

    It is no surprise to see China on top with the maximum number of cars sold. With many in house car makers and some oversees car manufacturers, the dragon stands on top and proud.

    • Volkswagen Lavida

      Volkswagen Lavida
      Volkswagen Lavida | Popular Global Cars

      Yes! Volkswagen sells its models in the Chinese market. Though they have to face a lot of competition from the home carmakers. Volkswagen is indeed going strong with having its Lavida on top of the sales charts in the county. The car is surely a looker is powered by a 1.4-litre TSI motor that generates 130ps of power and about 225 Nm of peak torque. Though it is a bit heavy considering its powertrain as it takes a respectable 9.3 seconds to reach from 0-100 kmph.

    • Wuling Hongguang

      Wuling Hongguang
      Wuling Hongguang | Source (1)

      How can we talk about selling numbers, without having a commercial vehicle on the list? Well, the Wuling Mini Truck is the top-selling commercial truck in China. That said, it is also overall on the second place after the Volkswagen. The mini truck is powered by a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine available in two states of tunes. One having a 105hp and the other one boasting of 99hp. That said it generates the same amount of torque of 140 Nm.

    • Haval H6

      Haval H6
      Haval H6 | Source (1)

      With the world shifting its focus to SUVs having this segment in the top-selling cars is no surprise. That said, Haval H6 is the one which is the most appealing soft-roader in the Chinese market. Haval H6 offers two engines a 1.5-litre and a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engines. Talking about the numbers, the smaller engine produces 161 hp and 280 Nm of peak torque. On the other front, the more capable engine produces 188hp of peak power and 340 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are mated to a 7-speed DCT gearbox.

  2. USA

    The demand and love for SUV in the USA have increased 4 folds from more than a couple of years. This is evident that the top three top-selling cars in the USA’s automotive market are the big and brawny SUVs. That said here are the top-selling cars in this international market.

    • Ford F-Series

      Ford F-Series
      Ford F-Series | Popular Global Cars

      Dominating the sales charts in the USA is Ford and its F-series lineup. Ford’s have got really good SUVs in their F-series arsenal. No doubt they are on the top of the index. The most prominent vehicles of the lineup are the F-150 and the F-150 Raptor. This truck has an option of 5 engines to choose from. Starting from a 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine that churns 290hp and about 347 Nm of peak torque. A 2.7L ECOBOOST® V6 is also a part of the lineup that punches 325 hp and 542 Nm of peak torque. For those who love a naturally aspirated V8 Ford has got it covered too with a 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine. It produces 395 hp and nearly 542 Nm of peak torque.

    • Chevrolet Silverado

      Chevrolet Silverado
      Chevrolet Silverado | Source (1)

      Adjacent to the Ford is the Chevrolet Silverado. Oh Boy! this pickup truck looks godly in person. Enough with that, lets talk numbers. This too has a ton of engine options to choose from, the most powerful being a  6.2-Lire V8 DI that pushes a whopping 420hp and 623Nm of peak torque. Whereas the least powerful is the 4.3L V-6 DI pushing out 285hp of torque and 413 Nm of peak torque.

    • Toyota RAV4

      Toyota RAV4
      Toyota RAV4 | Source (1)

      The Japanese carmaker Toyota to has set its firm ground with its RAV4. Along with a robust built and capable chassis, the RAV4 also comes with a very refined engine. A 2.5-litre inline 4 cylinder powers this Toyota. The motor churns 203hp of peak power and 250 Nm of peak torque. Being a naturally aspirated engine it has slick throttle response.

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  3. Japan

    The second Asian country to set foot in this list is Japan. Yes! they do have a really good taste in the automotive world. Let’s look at the top-selling cars in this country.

    • Honda N-Box

      Honda N-Box
      Honda N-Box | Source (1)

      As the name suggests, Honda N-Box indeed looks like a box. Don’t go with its body style, this mini-car has some awesome tricks up its sleeves. Starting with sliding doors, these aren’t conventional sliding doors, they are power-operated. In the front, the instrument cluster gets a small MID that displays a whole lot of driving information. Under the hood, this gets a 650cc tiny engine that pushes 58ps of max power and 65Nm of peak torque. The motor powers the front wheels via a CVT transmission The engine is adequate for the size and needs some effort when driving with a full load.

    • Suzuki Spacia

      Suzuki Spacia
      Suzuki Spacia

      The boxy theme also continues with the Suzuki Spacia. The overall equipment list by and large are similar to the Honda. Suzuki Spacia is powered by a 650cc naturally aspirated petrol and a turbo petrol engine that punches 65ps and 55ps respectively. Talking about the torque, the motor produces 98Nm and 60Nm. Fact: this mini wagon also comes in a 4WD version. The Wagon is mated to a CVT automatic transmission.

    • Daihatsu Tanto

      Daihatsu Tanto
      Daihatsu Tanto | Popular Global Cars

      By now we know that the boxy shape is super famous in Japan. The Daihatsu Tanto is another variation of the squared vehicle of this sort. Well, this too comes powered with similar 650cc engine that produces the almost the same amount of power as its rivals. That said, Daihatsu Tanto also comes with a CVT automatic transmission.

  4. Germany

    No one can miss Germany when talking about automobiles. Well, the quality and the performance german cars deliver are surely mouth-watering. That is what German Engineering is all about. This country stands in the top 5 when discussing several cars sold. Here are the top-selling cars in Germany.

    • Volkswagen Golf

      Volkswagon Golf
      Volkswagen Golf | Popular Global Cars

      One of the first cars to invent the Hot-hatch category is the Volkswagen Golf. Well, the dynamics of this hatch are spot on which is complemented by the adjustable suspension. This comes with a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine that pushes 147hp and 250 Nm of peak torque. If one seeks to test their driving skills? VW offers a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine that pushes 288 hp and 350 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines get an option of either a 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic

    • Volkswagen Tiguan

      Volkswagon Tiguan
      Volkswagen Tiguan

      From the house of Volkswagen, the Tiguan is the second most sold car in Germany. This SUV gets all the gizmos you’ll want from your family car. The Tiguan under the hood is powered by a 2.0-litre TSI engine that pushes 221 hp of power and 300 Nm of peak torque. You too get a panoramic sunroof as an option of added airiness inside the cabin.

    • Ford Focus

      Ford Focus
      Ford Focus | Popular Global Cars

      Hatchbacks are so versatile when it comes to family cars, nor they are super expensive. That said, Ford Focus is the second hatchback in the list. Well, this also is a part of the hot hatch category. There are multiple engine options one can choose from, the slowest is an 84hp engine and the most powerful and the exciting is a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine that pushes 182 hp. Oh boy! that Is indeed quick.

  5. India

    Proud to write this, India also comes in the worlds top 5. Well, the cars on the list are not powerful enough but surely do the job that is needed. Here are the top 3 top-selling cars in India.

    • Maruti Suzuki Swift

      Maruti Suzuki Swift | Hatchbacks with LED Headlamps
      Maruti Suzuki Swift

      It is not difficult to guess the top-selling car in India. The Maruti Suzuki is at the top of the sales for August 2020. With the BS6 norms kicking in, the 2020 Swift surprisingly enough has no diesel this time around and comes only with a BS6 complaint, 1.2 Litre, four-cylinder K12B engine making a similar 83HP and 113Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT as well.

    • Maruti Suzuki Alto

      Alto K-10 S-CNG
      Maruti Suzuki Alto K-10

      One of the affordable cars in the Indian car market is the Maruti Suzuki Auto. Well, no doubt it is among the best selling cars in the market. Talking about the engine, it has an 800cc naturally aspirated petrol engine that pushes 45hp. This car also comes with a 5-speed manual transmission and an AMT gearbox.

    • Maruti Suzuki Dzire

      2020 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Facelift | Variants
      2020 Maruti Suzuki Dzire

      Yes! the third car top-selling car is also from a Maruti Suzuki. Dzire which was one of the first compact sedans in the Indian market. This car earlier came with a diesel and a petrol engine but with the BS6 emission norms, this shifted to the petrol-only car. Talking about the motor this car runs on a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that punches 90ps and 113 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and an AMT is also an option.

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