Global car production by 2005

Top 3 volume production cars (incl. derivatives) in 2005 were Toyota Corolla (1.37 million), VW Golf (1.35 million) and GM Corsa (1.02 million).

Toyota Corolla was built in Brazil, Canada, Britain, India, Japan (also Allex), Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, South Africa (also Tazz, RunX) and Venezuela.

VW Golf was built in Belgium, Brazil, China (also Jetta, Bora, Touran), Germany (also Touran), Mexico (Jetta, Bora, GTI), and South Africa.

Opel/Vauxhall Corsa/Holden Barina was built in Germany, Spain, India, South Africa and Egypt, Opel/Vauxhall/Holden Tigra in France, Opel/Vauxhall/Holden Combo in Portugal, Chevrolet Classic/Corsa/Celta/Chevy C2/Suzuki Fun in Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Venezuela, Chevrolet Montana/Tornado in Brazil, Buick/Chevrolet Sail, Saibao Sabre in China.

The Corsa can be regarded as world car of the 2000s. (It has also been sold as Opel Vita in Japan. In 2006 arrived a sedan version of the Celta, called Chevrolet Prisma.)

Global vehicle 1 million+ production by model 1995~2016




Far East Auto Literature, 2006