Though Ford (NYSE:F) F-Series trucks dominated U.S. auto sales in 2013, world consumers gravitated toward smaller and more efficient vehicles. In fact, outside of a single compact SUV and one midsize sedan, the 10 best-selling automobiles were all small cars. Here are the 10 most popular automobiles across the globe in 2013, with Forbes providing the data from LMC Automotive.
U.S. auto consumers can’t buy a super-compact Volkswagen (VLKAY.PK) Polo, but that didn’t stop the spark plug from cracking the top 10 in global sales. It’s easy to see why a car able to get 72 mpg on the highway would be popular among auto consumers. In fact, it’s difficult to understand why it isn’t sold in the U.S.