A new interesting survey is showing which the best-selling models in some of the far flung nations are.


Provided by AutoExpress and BestSellingCarsBlog, the survey explores some of the unfamiliar vehicles that top the charts in different countries. Starting with North Korea, where 200 Hawtai Lusheng E70 taxis were shipped last year, making the model a best seller. The Volkswagen Gol is topping the charts in some of the South American countries with over 325,000 sales in 2014 on the continent.

Check out:

The Renault and Peugeot partner in Iran – the Iran Khodro, offers the best-selling saloon in Iran – the Samand, based on the Peugeot 405. In 2014 over 100,000 examples of the car were produced. The Peugeot Pars, essentially a facelifted 405, is the best-selling car in the country.


Moving to Venezuela, where the Dongfeng Rich, basically a Nissan Frontier, recorded 3,181 sales for the last year, outselling the Mitsubishi Lancer and the Toyota Corolla. The Wuling Hongguang, a multi-purpose minivan, tops the chart in China with 1.4 million sales in 2014.


Note: 2013 Volkswagen Gol pictured.

Hit the source links below for more sales figures.

Gallery: World's best-selling cars revealed