Top 10 Best-Selling New Cars Worldwide for 2015

The Toyota Corolla is the world's #1 best-selling car for 2015. With more than 1.3 million units sold last year, 1,339,024 to be exact, the Corolla set a new record of the most cars sold in one calendar year.

Toyota increased their Corolla sales by 60,115 (4.7%) over 2014's year-to-date (YTD). The two strongest markets for Corolla sales was the United States and China with 663,973 combined sales.

Despite all the negative press Volkswagen received last year about their diesel scandal, VW came in second place globally with the Volkswagen Golf. They also set a personal record selling over one million VW Golf's in a calendar year. Volkswagen eclipsed its 2014 YTD sales number of 960,569 by 80,710 units for a total of 1,041,279 VW Golf's sold worldwide, an increase of 1.2 percent over 2014. The two top markets for the Golf in 2015 is Germany and China with just over 466,000 sales.

The first pickup truck to make an appearance on the global top ten list is the Ford F-Series. Currently holding the number three spot on the list with 920,172 units sold and a 1.6 percent increase over 2014. Most sales of the F-Series pickup come from the United States (780,000 sales) and Canada (118,837 sales).

See all the worldwide best-selling new cars below.

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Top 10 Best-Selling New Cars Worldwide for 2015

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Rank Best-Selling New Car 2015 Sales 2014 Sales % Change
1 Toyota Corolla 1,339,024 1,278,909 4.7%
2 Volkswagen Golf 1,041,279 960,569 1.2%
3 Ford F-Series 920,172 906,071 1.6%
4 Ford Focus 826,221 1,025,467 -19.4%
5 Toyota Camry 754,154 768,616 -1.9%
6 Hyundai Elantra 746,924  821,298 -9.1%
7 Volkswagen Polo 698,182 683,301 2.2%
8 Honda CR-V 696,594 714,373 -2.5%
9 Chevrolet Silverado 669,683 593,103 12.9%
10 Toyota RAV4 664,382 629,844 5.5%