Cars are the real toys of the big boys. If you’re wondering what make of toys they are tinkering with this 2014, below is the list of the best-selling car models of 2014. These are the vehicles that gained massive popularity in the whole world over, thus making them the hottest ones off the showroom. Let’s start countdown with:
10. Chevrolet Cruze
No. of Units Sold: 176,537
Chevrolet has been through a dark phase. But now they are definitely back on the leader board. After securing the 10thspot in the list of the best selling cars of the world in 2014, they can now start relaxing just a little bit. This nice and compact car from General Motors has gone through a lot of facelifts throughout the years. But this particular model proves to be the best one yet. The Chevrolet Cruze 2014 model proudly features an updated infotainment system, a driver alert text system, additional USB ports, 4G LTE connection, and a whole lot more.
9. Toyota Camry
No. of Units Sold: 178,705
Inching the Chevrolet Cruze by a little more than a hundred units, this car is just the first Toyota model to figure in this list. This year is a very good year for Toyota indeed, especially for the Camry. This model is actually the best-selling car in the US for 2014 with over 30,000 units sold. The newest Camry came out in 2011 and it has been a staple favorite since. This Japanese car comes with three different engine choices, which could be the reason why consumers ended up buying one of them this year.
8. Volkswagen Polo
No. of Units Sold: 184,931
Volkswagen, without doubt, is one of the well-loved cars in the whole world. Although the Polo is a rather small and compact type of a car, it has this big car feel that leaves drivers in awe. That could be the reason why this car, which actually comes more expensive than the others of its type, is nestled at the 8th spot of this best selling cars list of 2014.
7. Ford Fiesta
No. of Units Sold: 184,949
Like Toyota, Ford has multiple cars that made it in this best selling cars list. As a matter of fact, there are two more Ford models to appear as we go along. And this particular one, the Ford Fiesta, is the bestselling car in the UK. It may just be a small car from the outside, but it is quite a monster to drive once you get in. Now you know why it is the most favorite entry-level car in the Western part of the world.
6. Ford F-250
No. of Units Sold: 199,431
If you’re the type who prefers a pickup over any other car, then this bestselling vehicle from Ford is the one for you. The F-250’s released in 2014 belong to the 12th generation of these trucks. They became bestsellers simply because they have one of the most economic engines when it comes to fuel. Additionally, the F-250 is a heavy duty car that lasts longer than the F-150, Expedition, or Explorer.
5. Hyundai Elantra
No. of Units Sold: 200,220
This South Korean car maker is slowly but surely making a huge impact in the worldwide car market. Ending up in spot number 5 is indeed a great feat, but that’s not really surprising considering how sure and steady this car company is trekking its path. The newest Elantra is a 5-seater car that runs on 145 HP and 28/38 MPG 1.8L DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder engine. Plus it is equipped with a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission system with cruise control. If you want a stylish and a fully functional car, you now know which one to get.
4. Wuling Hongguang
No. of Units Sold: 210,109
If you’re never a fan of Chinese cars, then this entry car will come in as a surprise for you. At number 4, it is the only multi-purpose vehicle in this list. First released in 2010, this car was popular in China. But now, it is making the rounds all over the world. In 2013 it stole the first spot in China’s best selling cars list. It also figured third hottest in the world for the same year. A car this good can only be made by General Motors China. And it’s actually called Chevrolet Enjoy elsewhere.
3. Volkswagen Golf
No. of Units Sold: 223,249
The second Volkswagen car to feature in this list is the Golf, which first debuted in 1974. Forty years later, it is still one of the best loved cars in the entire world. Now on its 7th generation, Volkswagen Golf uses the MQB platform, the same one that Audi A3 uses. It also runs on different two fuel types – electricity and natural gas. And yes, there’s also a hybrid Volkswagen Golf available.
2. Ford Focus
No. of Units Sold: 256,284
The Focus is a compact car first manufactured in 1998. Only in its 3rd generation, this car figures very well in both the US and the UK markets. This car is somewhat steady in its position as one of the best selling cars in the whole world over the past years. The reason for that is because many people believe that this vehicle is the most ideal family car to own. It runs on minimal costs yet it can answer the grueling demands of a family – and that’s without mention of its style and class just yet.
1. Toyota Corolla
No. of Units Sold: 276,766
The top-selling car of 2014 is from Toyota – the Corolla. This doesn’t come as a surprise, with the Corolla basking at the top spot for many years now. In 2014, it has been reported that Toyota as whole, sold over 9 million vehicles. The Corolla is indeed very popular in the US and Japanese markets, which is the reason why it was propelled it to the top spot. Furthermore, the sales of this particular car are steadily increasing in both Europe and Asia. So if you’re shopping for a car right now, maybe you might want to check out what made this brand and make the bestselling car of 2014.