World's Most Popular Cars

Here are the 10 best-selling cars in the world. If you're wondering what the most popular Indian cars are, before 2004, it was the Maruti 800. Since, then, it's been the Maruti Alto, with over 1 million sold.

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Throughout modern history, mankind has endeavored to perfect the automobile. It has been estimated that the modern automobile is the result of over 1,00,000 different patents. These patents have been configured in a variety of different ways to create over a thousand different vehicle models. Some of these vehicles have been very wildly successful, while others have been flops. Today, we are going to look at the most popular vehicles ever produced. Here are the top 10 vehicles in the world of all time, ranked according to total number of units sold.
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Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla is a vehicle that was first introduced in 1966 and has enjoyed unprecedented popularity in the world market. It is estimated that a Toyota Corolla is sold every 40 seconds, resulting in worldwide sales of over 45 million vehicles. The Toyota Corolla is currently in its tenth generation of production and continues to enjoy brisk sales in Europe, Asia and North America.

This vehicle has undergone dramatic changes over the course of its production run. Early models had a boxy design and featured a 1100 cc push-rod engine. Current models have a sleeker, more fuel efficient design.
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Ford F-Series

The second most popular vehicle in the world is the Ford F-series. This vehicle was first introduced in 1948 and enjoyed best selling vehicle status in the United States for over a quarter of a century. It is currently the best selling vehicle of all time in Canada. While it is the second most popular vehicle in the world, among trucks it stands alone with over 32 million vehicles sold over the course of its lifetime.

Currently, this vehicle is in its twelfth generation of production. Earlier models featured a 226 cubic inch inline-6 engine, and later models have featured a 281 cubic inch V8 engine.
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Volkswagen Golf

Although the Volkswagen Golf has only been in production since the mid-1970s, it has managed to make it in the top 3 most popular vehicles in the world of all time. Over 26 million units of this vehicle have been sold worldwide.

The Volkswagen Golf was initially sold as a 3-door hatchback, but over the course of its production, this nameplate has opted for more popular designs like the 5-door sedan and the 2-door convertible.

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 Honda Civic

The Honda Civic has been purchased by over 18 million people worldwide, making it the fourth most popular vehicle in world. This vehicle was initially released in 1972 as a two-door model that was popular in the United States, but with lagging sales in Europe. This all changed when the three-door hatchbacks were released.

This vehicle is currently in its ninth generation of production and is currently enjoying increased popularity in Asia, particularly in China and Japan. According to where it's sold in the world, the Honda Civic goes by a variety of different names. In Europe, it is known as the Civic, while in South Africa it is known as the Honda Ballade.
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Volkswagen Passat

The Volkswagen Passat is the fifth most popular automobile in the world. This vehicle was initially introduced in 1973 and is currently in its sixth generation of production. The Volkswagen Passat has enjoyed worldwide sales of over 16 million units. This is mainly due to increased sales volumes in Europe, though sales in the United States are on the rise.

According to where in the world this vehicle is sold, the Volkswagen Passat has a number of different nameplates. In the United States it is sold both as the Volkswagen Passat and the Volkswagen Dasher. In Europe, it often goes by the name Volkswagen Carat.

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Opel Corsa

The Opel Corsa is a German-engineered vehicle that has been in production since 1982 and is currently being assembled in Spain. Although this vehicle wasn't as well-received as other brands were in the United States, in Europe and Asia it is extremely popular, with over 13 million units sold.

This vehicle is sold as both a 3-door hatchback and a 2-door sedan. Depending on where its sold, the Opel Corsa is known by different names. In the United Kingdom it is known as the Vauxhall Nova, and in Australia is is known as the Holden.
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