Best Selling Cars By Continent 2015

People love cars. They love the freedom it brings to just leave the home and go for a drive for a short period of time, alone if necessary. With a car, you don’t have to worry about walking, or catching a train or bus. You are free to make your own choices. When it comes to commuting to work, you can do it on your own time rather than having to worry about bus or train times, and you have the practical capacity to carry more than you yourself can do. But have you ever wondered what are the best selling cars in 2015 over the globe? Read on…


These reasons as well as others could explain the constant rise in how many cars are purchased each year globally. Every continent has their own choice of cars for the people of those continents have different needs when compared to another. The majority of these bestselling cars are all available on contract hire right now.

Best Selling Cars North America – Honda Accord

Sedans (saloons) as they are known in North America are extremely popular and none is more popular than the Honda Accord. This best selling saloon has sharp features and develops 278 bhp. This allows it to top out at 127 mph and can hit 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds. Not bad for a coupe sedan offering practicality and speed in one package.

Best Selling Cars Britain – Ford Fiesta

Whilst Britain may not be a continent, it is a substantial part of the motoring market. Take the any British road and it won’t be long before you see their most popular best selling car of 2015: Ford Fiesta (probably in white). The Fiesta develops 200 bhp and can top out at 142 mph. When it comes to straight acceleration, the king of the superminis can sprint from 0-60 mph in 6. 7 seconds. You can see why it is so popular with the Brits. Ford Fiesta is also one of the top selling cars in the World.

Best Selling Cars Europe & South America – Volkswagen Golf

On the European continent, the Ford Fiesta is in the top three, but it is beaten to the top spot by the German’s best selling car, its own Volkswagen Golf. This is one of the most popular cars around the World, alongside the Ford Fiesta. It is so popular worldwide that it is also the bestselling car in South America. Volkswagen Golf comes in with 300 bhp and a limited top speed of 155 mph. It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds.

Best Selling Cars Australia – Toyota Corolla


Australia moves away from European brands and goes for the Japanese market with its best selling Toyota Corolla. This Japanese saloon has a top speed of 143 mph derived from the 215 bhp the engine produces. It accelerates from 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds. Similarly, to the Honda Accord, the Corolla offers practicality and speed to many Australians.

Best Selling Cars Japan & Asia – Japanese three

The Asian market appears to stay loyal to its own manufacturers. The bestselling car in Japan is the Toyota Aqua, whilst the rest of Asia also takes up the Honda Fit (Jazz) and Toyota Prius. Toyota Aqua produces 215 bhp, top speed of 143 mph and an acceleration time of 6.9 seconds from 0-60 mph. Honda Fit throws out a 102 bhp, with a top speed of 118 mph and can go from 0-60 mph in 11.2 seconds. The third of the Japanese trio is the Toyota Prius with 136 bhp. From that power, the Prius can sprint from 0-60 mph in 10.4 seconds and a top speed of 112 mph. These three are best Asia’s selling cars for 2015.

Best Selling Cars Africa – Volkswagen Polo

In Africa, we head back to the European market and the Volkswagen Polo as its best selling car. This little sibling to the Volkswagen Golf delivers 128 bhp. From that, the Polo goes on to top out at 145 mph and hit 0-60 mph in 10.2 seconds. This car is a direct challenge to the Ford Fiesta and is high on the overall bestsellers around the globe.

The following infographic demonstrates those bestselling cars from each continent in 2015. All these cars are popular because they deliver what they promise and are simply great cars to drive. If you are interested in any of those best selling cars, the majority would be perfect as personal lease cars.