Americans favor light trucks, including crossovers, SUVs, vans and pickups.

In other parts of the world, customers make different choices, largely based on the cost of gas.

In the United States

The top selling vehicles in the United States.

TypeModelVehicles Sold
1. Ford F-Series834,445
2. Chevrolet Silverado585,864
3. Ram Pickup483,520
4. Toyota RAV4407,594
5. Nissan Rogue403,465
6. Toyota Camry387,081
7. Honda CR-V377,895
8. Honda Civic377,286
9. Honda Accord322,655
10. Toyota Corolla308,695
11. Ford Escape308,296
12. Chevrolet Equinox290,458
13. Ford Explorer271,131
14. Nissan Altima254,996
15. Jeep Grand Cherokee240,696

Ward’s Auto – U.S. Light Vehicle Sales, December 2017

In Europe

The top selling vehicles in Europe: hatchbacks and superminis.

TypeModelVehicles Sold
1. Volkswagen Golf483,105
2. Renault Clio327,395
3. Volkswagen Polo272,061
4. Ford Fiesta254,539
5. Nissan Qashqai247,939
6. Peugeot 208244,615
7. Volkswagen Tiguan234,916
8. Opel/Vauxhall Corsa232,738
9. Skoda Octavia230,116
10. Opel/Vauxhall Astra217,813

Source: Jato Dynamics via Best Selling Cars

In Japan

The top selling vehicles in Japan fall into the ‘K-Car segment’ – vehicles with 3 or 4 cylinder engines.

TypeModelVehicles Sold
1. Honda N-Box218,478
2. Toyota Prius160,912
3. Daihatsu Move141,373
4. Daihatsu Tanto141,312
5. Nissan Note138,905
6. Nissan Dayz137,514
7. Toyota Aqua131,615
8. Toyota C-HR117,299
9. Suzuki Wagon R114,711
10. Suzuki Spacia104,763

Source: http://blog.consumerguide.com/10-best-selling-cars-japan/