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2013-04-09 09:35

FOCUS ON TOP: The Ford Focus ST was the best-selling hot hatch in the last three months of 2012 in Europe.

 

Ford’s Focus outsold all other vehicles in 2012 by a huge margin, according to market researcher RL Polk & Co.

The US automaker sold more than a million Focus units globally, topping perennial sales champion Toyota’s Corolla by more than 147 000.

THREE FORD'S IN TOP 10

Third was Ford’s F-Seriestruck, followed by Chinese automakes Wuling's Sunshine, Toyota's Camry and Ford's Fiesta. The Focus has become a huge success in China with nearly 300 000 sold in 2012.

Best-selling vehicles of 2012
1 Ford Focus 1 020 410
2 Toyota Corolla 872 774
3 Ford F-Series 785 630
4 Wuling Sunshine 768 870
5 Toyota Camry 729 793
6 Ford Fiesta 723 130
7 VW Golf 699 148
8 Chevrolet Cruze  661 325
9 Honda Civic 651 159
10 Honda CR-V 624 982


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