10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model- Globally, Volkswagen Group is one of world’s largest car-making companies. Financially, according to income statement in Volkswagen Group in 2023, the revenue of Volkswagen Group reached EURO 322 billion with total net income achieved EUR 17.9 billion. Based on vehicle sales in 2023, Volkswagen group can successfully market of its vehicle achieving 9.3 million units. Specifically, Volkswagen passenger cars still become the best-selling vehicle of Volkswagen Group with total production of Volkswagen passengers’ cars of all models in 2023 was around 4.8 million units.  Commonly, based on business unit, Volkswagen Passenger Cars is a division under the Volkswagen Group focusing on providing a range of diversified vehicles from compact cars, luxury sedans and SUVs to individual consumers and families. Furthermore, Volkswagen Passenger Cars specialize in designing and manufacturing private passenger vehicles, which are aimed for personal use.

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Of all models of Volkswagen Passengers Cars, there are some of the most popular models from Volkswagen passenger cars. According to Volkswagen Group Annual Report in 2023, there are 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars model/ brands. Statistically, as of 2023, these models/ brands were produced in massive quantities. Here is the rank of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model in 2023.

The Rank of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

RankModel of Volkswagen Passenger CarsProduction in 2023
(Units)
1Tiguan 633,147
2Polo/Virtus/Nivus/Taigo591,668
3Passat/Magotan498,369
4Jetta/Sagitar381,663
5Golf309,414
6T-Roc289,426
7Lavida271,309
8T-Cross/Tacqua/Taigun261,519
9Tharu/Taos233,756
10Atlas/ Teramont 229,339
Source : Volkswagen Group Annual Report, 2023

The Brief Description of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model



1. Tiguan

Tiguan- One of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

Tiguan still become the most popular model of Volkswagen passenger cars in 2023. According to Volkswagen Group Annual Report in 2023, the production of Tiguan reached 633,147 units. Nowadays, Tiguan entered third generation unveiled its prototype On June 14, 2023, and it will be officially launched in 2024. This model is built on the MQB evo platform, bringing a large number of premium features and enhancements, including HD matrix headlights, a new adaptive chassis control system (DCC Pro), and updated hybrid drives that allow for an all-electric range of around 100 kilometers. Furthermore, the Tiguan has three types of Engines, namely Petrol (1.4 L TSI 150 I4, 1.5 L TSI I4 mild hybrid, 2.0 L TSI I4), Petrol Plug-in hybrid (1.5 L TSI I4 (Tiguan eHybrid)), and Diesel (2.0 L TDI I4).

2. Polo/Virtus/Nivus/Taigo

Volkswagen Polo is supermini car firstly introduced in 1975 and it has entered Unveiled in Berlian on June 16th, 2017. The Polo has three types of engines, namely Petrol (1.0 L MPI I3, 1.0 L TSI I3, 1.4 L TSI I4, 1.5 L TSI I4, 1.6 L MSI I4, 2.0 L TSI I4 (GTI), Petrol/CNG (1.0 L TGI I3), Diesel (1.6 L TDI I4). Meanwhile, Volkswagen Virtus is a subcompact sedan was first introduced in Brazil in November 2017 and sold since 2018. Specifically, the petrol engine has several types including 1.0 L TSI I3, 1.4 L TSI I4, 1.5 L MPI I4, 1.5 L TSI I4, and 1.6 L MSI I4.

Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Virtus

Furthermore, the Volkswagen Taigo is subcompact crossover SUV released for the European market on 28 July 2021, and Volkswagen Nivus debuted on 28 May 2020 in Brazil. The Volkswagen Nivus and Volkswagen Taigo are essentially the same vehicle, but they are marketed under different names in different regions. Geographically, Volkswagen Nivus was primarily sold in South America and Volkswagen Taigp was Primarily sold in Europe.

Volkswagen Taigo
Volkswagen Nivus

Overall, volkswagen Polo/virtus/Nivus/Taigo became the second most popular models of Volkswagen Passenger Cars in 2023. Statistically, the production of Polo/Virtus/Nivus/Taigo models reached 591,668 units.

3. Passat/Magotan  

The Volkswagen Passat/ Magotan is a large family car. Commonly, the Volkswagen Passat and the Volkswagen Magotan are essentially the same vehicle, but it is marketed in the different regions Geographically, Volkswagen Passat is primarily sold in Europe, North America meanwhile Volkswagen Magotan was primarily sold in China. Historically, Volkswagen Passat is manufactured and marketed by the German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen since 1973. Furthermore, in other countries, Volkswagen Passat was marketed variously in different names as the Dasher, Santana, Quantum, Magotan, Corsar and Carat. Until 2023, Volkswagen Passat has entered ninth generation unveiled in September 2023.

Volkswagen Passat

Statistically, Passat/Magotan also become one of the most popular models of Volkswagen Passenger Cars in 2023. Based on Volkswagen Group annual report in 2023, the production of Volkswagen Passat/ Magotan reached 498,369 units.

4. Jetta/Sagitar          

Volkswagen Sagitar
Volkswagen Jetta

Jetta/Sagitar also grew into one of the cars liked by people around the world. The Volkswagen Jetta is a compact car/small family car manufactured since 1970. In other countries, the Volkswagen Jetta has different names including Atlantic, Vento, Bora, City Jetta, Jetta City, GLI, Jetta, Clasico, and Sagitar (in China). In terms of quantity, the production of Volkswagen Jetta/ Sagitar attained 381,663 units in 2023.

5. Golf

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is a compact car/small family car first produced in 1974 and as of 2023, Volkswagen Golf has entered eighth generation unveiled on 24 October 2019 in Wolfsburg. Based on engine models, Golf was powered by some engine models, namely TSI petrol, TDI diesel, and TGI compressed natural gas (CNG), ETSI mild-hybrid and hybrids plug-in hybrid engines. Furthermore, Volkswagen Golf has electric versions, namely Volkswagen Golf GTE and Volkswagen e-Golf. In the motorsport model, Volkswagen Golf has Golf GTI, Golf TCR and Golf GTI TCR model. Statistically, in 2023, the production of Volkswagen Golf achieved 309,414 units.

6. T-Roc

Volkswagen T_Rock

The Volkswagen T-Roc is a compact crossover SUV unveiled at the 2017 in Frankfurt Motor Show. The designers of Volkswagen T-Roc were Marco Giumentaro and Ákos Száz. Based on its powertrain, T-Roc was powered with Petrol engine (1.0 L TSI 115 I3, 1.2 L TSI 115 I4, 1.4 L TSI 130 I4, 1.4 L TSI 150 I4, 1.5 L TSI 150 I4, 2.0 L TSI 190 I4, and 2.0 L TSI 300 I4 (for T-Roc R only)) and Diesel engine (1.6 L TDI 115 I4 and 2.0 L TDI 150 I4). The vehicle’s production of Volkswagen T-Rock attained 289,426 units in 2023.

7. Lavida

Volkswagen Lavida

Volkswagen Lavida is a compact car launched at Auto China 2008 and still become one of the most popular models of Volkswagen passenger cars in China. Geographically, the assembly center of Volkswagen Golf is located in Anting, Shanghai and Changsha, Hunan. As of 2023, Volkswagen Lavida entered the third generation launched at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. Based on its powertrain, Volkswagen Lavida has petrol engine model, namely 1.2 L 116 PS (85 kW; 114 hp) I4 TSI, 1.4 L EA211 131 PS (96 kW; 129 hp) I4 TSI, 1.5 L EA211 118 PS (87 kW; 116 hp) I4, and 1.6 L EA211 105 PS (77 kW; 104 hp) I4).  Lavida also became one of the most produced cars of Volkswagen in 2023. Overall, the production of Lavida reached 271,309 units.

8. T-Cross/Tacqua/Taigun  

Volkswagen_T-Cross_Taigun_Tacqua

The Volkswagen T-Cross, Tacqua, and Taigun are subcompact crossover SUV, and they are similar but distinct models. Basically, they were made in different markets. Volkswagen T-Cross was marketed in Global, Meanwhile Volkswagen Tacqua focussed on China, and Volkswagen Taigun was marketed to India and Mexico. Historically, the production of T-Cross was officially launched on 25 October 2018. Statistically, thhe production of T-Cross/Tacqua/Taigun in 2023 reached 261,519 units.

9. Tharu/Taos             

Volkswagen_Tharu_Taos

The Volkswagen Taos / Tharu is a compact crossover SUV. Commonly, the Volkswagen Tharu and Taos are essentially the same vehicle but branded differently for different markets. Volkswagen Tharu was introduced in 2018 with primarily market in China and South America meanwhile Volkswagen Taos was introduced in 2020 with primary market in North America (United States, Canada), Russia. Of all models, the Volkswagen Taos/Tharu was equipped with petrol engine with different types including 1.2 L TSI 115 I4, 1.4 L TSI 150 I4, 1.5 L TSI 160 I4, 1.6 L MPI 110 I4, and 2.0 L TSI 190 I4. In 2023, the production of Tharu/Taos reached 233,756 units.

10. Atlas/ Teramont

Volkswage_Atlas_Teramont

The Volkswagen Atlas/ Teramont is a mid-size crossover SUV. Commonly, the Volkswagen Atlas and Teramont are principally the same vehicle, with differing names suited to market. Volkswagen Atlas was introduced in 2017 and has been marketed in North America. Furthermore, Volkswagen Teramont also was introduced in 2017 and has Primarily market in China, Middle East, and other countries. In addition, technically, Volkswagen atlas and Volkwagen has used Volkswagen’s MQB platform. Based on the powertrain, Volkswagen Atlas / teramont was powered by Gasoline engine, including 2.0 L EA888 DCGA/DPL/DKX TSI I4, 2.5 L EA390 DPK/DDK VR6, and 3.6 L EA390 CDVC VR6. Statistically, in 2023, The Production of Atlas/ Teramont reached 229,339 units.


The Summary of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

The Summary of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model in 2023


The Reference of 10 World’s Most Popular Volkswagen Passenger Cars Model

Volkswagen Group. 2024. Volkswagen Group Annual Report 2023. Accessed via https://www.volkswagen-group.com/en/publications/more/annual-report-2023-2671 on June 2nd, 2024.

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