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Toyota ranked best selling automaker in 49 countries


Toyota has emerged as the biggest selling automaker of 2016 in a record 49 countries despite being upstaged by Volkswagen on an overall basis.

According to a new infographic released by the, the Japanese auto giant came out tops in a number of key regions such as Australia, large parts of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and parts of Latin America, with countries including Argentina, South Africa, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Kenya, Namibia, Botswana, Iceland, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

Volkswagen meanwhile placed a distant second with top honours mainly in Europe including its home country, Belgium, the Netherlands, Croatia, Austria, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden, while Ford placed third and top seller in eight countries (Canada, USA, Venezuela, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Nigeria).

The remaining top seller were Renault (six countries), Skoda (six), Dacia (five) and Fiat (five) with surprises being Isuzu top selling in Zimbabwe and Tunisia, Mitsubishi in Gambia, Chinese company Lifan in Ethiopia and Peugeot in Denmark as well as French Guiana.

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Article written by Autodealer
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