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Full Year 2011: 85 countries now available with official data!

The Mazda3 delivered one of 2011’s biggest surprises by taking the lead in Australia

* See the direct links to Full Year 2011 data in 85 countries by clicking on the title! *

You now have access to Full Year 2011 official sales figures for 85 countries and territories. That’s 94 posts as some countries get treated with more than one ranking. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to make this (I believe) the most exhaustive Car sales data website around!

If you have access to official Full Year 2011 models rankings for countries that are not in the list below, please do get in touch by commenting on this article!

There has been a few shocks and dethronings this year: in Australia the Mazda3 ended 15 years of domination of the Holden Commodore, in Mexico the VW Clasico put a stop to the Nissan Tsuru’s 8 year reign and in China the Buick Excelle grabbed the pole position in the passenger cars ranking for the very first time. Also, in Singapore the BMW 5 Series flamboyantly took the lead and the Kia Morning ended over a decade of Toyota domination in Vietnam

The VW Golf has been #1 in Switzerland each year since 1974

We also celebrated the continuation of long running reigns in 2011. The Ford Transit was the most popular light commercial vehicle in England for the 47th year in a row, the VW Golf was the best-selling car in Switzerland for the 38th year running and in Germany for the 31st year and the Ford F-Series celebrated its 30th consecutive year atop the US market. Also note the VW Gol in pole position in Brazil for the 17th year in a row and the Volvo V70 leader in Sweden for the 16th year…

See the direct links to these 94 articles below.

Full Year 2011 data:

Algeria: Renault Symbol #1, Hyundai up 53%

Andorra: BMW, Land Rover and Audi popular

Argentina: Chevrolet Classic #1 in new record year

Australia: Mazda3 breaks 15 years of Holden Commodore domination

Austria: VW Golf, Polo and Opel Astra on podium

Bahrain: Toyota Land Cruiser leads, Hyundai Accent shines

Belarus: Renault Logan takes the lead

Belgium: VW Golf ahead of Renault Megane

Brazil: VW Gol leads for 24th year, Fiat Uno breaks record

Canada: Ford F-Series & Dodge RAM on top

China Passenger Cars: Buick Excelle best-seller after 4 years at #2

China LCV: Wuling Sunshine sovereign again

Colombia: Old generation Chevrolet Aveo keeps the lead

Croatia: Skoda Octavia best-seller for the first time

Czech Republic: Skoda Octavia, Fabia and Superb on podium again

Denmark: Chevrolet Spark leads in record year

Dominican Republic: Hyundai Tucson dominates

Egypt: Hyundai Verna #1 again, new Elantra excels

Estonia: Skoda Octavia and Nissan Qashqai dominate

Europe: VW Polo up to second spot for the first time

Finland: Skoda Octavia new best-seller

France: Renault Clio on top for the first time in 5 years

France LCV: Renault Kangoo #1 for 14th year

Germany: VW Golf, Passat and Polo on podium

Greece: Opel Corsa #1 in weakest market in 22 years

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Toyota Hilux, Corolla and Camry on top

Hungary: The Skoda Octavia spreads its wings

Iceland: Skoda Octavia takes the lead

India: Maruti Alto leads for 7th consecutive year

Indonesia: Toyota Avanza still #1 in record market

Iran: Peugeot 206 back in 2nd place (Note this is not a Full Year article as the Iranian year runs from April to March)

Ireland: Ford Focus reclaims pole position

Israel: Toyota Corolla threatens Mazda3

Italy: An Alfa Romeo in the Top 10 for the first time since 1990!

Italy Station Wagons: Opel Astra passes Ford Focus

Japan: Toyota Prius leads in difficult year

Japan Imports: VW Golf #1, now in overall Top 30!

Japan Kei cars: Suzuki Wagon R celebrates 9 years on top

Kuwait: Toyota Prado passes Hilux to become #1

Latvia: Volkswagen monopolises podium, Nissan Juke #4

Liechtenstein: VW Golf #1, Audi Q5 and Porsche impress

Lithuania: Nissan Qashqai in pole position

Malaysia: Perodua Myvi and Proton Saga rule

Mauritius: Chevrolet Cruze best-seller

Mexico: VW Clasico ends Nissan Tsuru’s 8 year reign

Moldova: Dacia Logan best-seller, Skoda Superb #5

Monaco: BMW 7 Series and Audi A3 on top, now with Top 228 All-models ranking!

Netherlands: VW Polo and Renault Twingo on top

Netherlands LCV: VW Caddy and Transporter lead

New Zealand: Toyota Corolla #1

Norway: VW Golf and Passat lead, Mitsubishi ASX at its best in the world

Oman: 7 Toyotas in Top 7, Land Cruiser edges Hilux out

Pakistan: Toyota Corola leads, Suzuki Mehran up

Panama: Hyundai Accent leads in record market

Paraguay: Toyota Hilux and Kia Rio most popular

Poland: Skoda Octavia and Fabia still in command

Portugal: Renault Megane #1 for the third year in a row

Qatar: Toyota Land Cruiser and Hilux on top, Nissan strong

Romania: Dacia Logan at its lowest, Duster #3

Russia: Lada Kalina leads for the first time

San Marino: Volkswagen, Fiat and Audi dominate

Saudi Arabia: Toyota Hilux and Camry on top, Hyundai shines 

Singapore: BMW ends almost a decade of Toyota domination

Slovakia: Skoda Octavia leads, Kia Sportage #3!

Slovenia: Renault Clio leads for 14th consecutive year

South Africa: Toyota Hilux edges VW Polo Vivo out

South Korea: Hyundai Avante and Kia Morning dominate

Spain: Seat Ibiza #1 for the 4th time in lowest market in 18 years

Spain LCV: Citroen Berlingo best-seller

Sweden: Volvo V70 leads for 16th consecutive year

Switzerland: VW Golf at highest volume in 10 years

Taiwan: Toyota Corolla #1, Toyota Wish and Nissan Livina up

Thailand: Toyota Hilux and Isuzu D-Max maintain stranglehold

Turkey: Renault Symbol best-seller for the fourth time

Turkey LCV: Ford Transit Connect stops Fiat Doblo reign

UK: Ford Fiesta #1, VW Golf at highest ranking ever

UK LCV: Ford Transit celebrates 47 years on top

Ukraine: ZAZ Lanos leader, two Ladas on podium!

United Arab Emirates: Toyota Corolla snatches last minute win 

Uruguay: Chery now third best-selling brand!

USA: Ford F-Series celebrates 30 years, Toyota Camry 10 years at #1

Venezuela: Chevrolet Aveo leads for 7th time

Vietnam: Kia Morning ends Toyota domination

World: Hyundai Elantra millionaire, threatens Toyota Corolla!

This Post Has 2 Comments
  1. Hi Matt,

    This is another Matt from China.

    Really appreciate your hard work to put all info into one place and you did a great job!

    Few questions: 1. Any info on Chile? We see lots of cars made in China sale in Chile and I am quite interested to see it. 2. Any possibilty to include the price update for each of the car lines? cause it is important to understand the ranking based on the retail price.

    1. Hey Matt from China!
      Thanks very much for your praise, I really appreciate it!
      All the info I have about Chile is under the Chilean section on the site 🙂
      And although I would love to be able to include the price of each car in each country this would mean I won’t have time to sleep anymore so perhaps not…
      Hope you keep enjoying the blog nevertheless!

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