When we analyze the data from 2017, we found that auto industry faired all around the world. Corolla is the best-selling car despite of -6.6% decline in overall sales. SUV segments have shown the big growth in short time and Ford Pickup truck has gained the new milestone.
When you look at the available data, the auto industry has shown the considerable decline in all car segments. With light car segment with the previous year sale, the slight growth of 2% has been noticed. Other segments have shown the overall decrease. If you are following the motoring page, website or channel, you will be aware that SUV segment has started to do quite well suddenly and with the overall growth of 12% to make it all-time best.
When you talk about Ford F-150 pickup, it has been US best-selling pickup of all times for 42 years. Now for the first time, it has managed to cross one million sales mark in the single calendar year and it pus F-150 on the second spot in the list. The vehicles, Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus and VW Golf are from the light car segments and the company sells the expensive pickup truck. The Chevrolet Silverado is the direct competitor to F-150 to manage the 9th spot for best-selling car and it has not touched the 1 million mark.
Honda Civic has seen the significant growth of 21.7% last year and it is all time best for Honda. New sleeker profile design and the turbocharged engine and other features are present in these cars and they sell like hotcakes. The new design of the vehicle appealed the European customers and Honda Civic will continue selling in 2018. You will probably heard about Toyota RAV4 and it has been in production for over 20 years and the current generation model has been sold. There are total 807401 units, which have been sold worldwide and it regained its top position for the segment.