Large Cars Report 2020

Statista Mobility Market Outlook - Segment Report

Large Cars Report 2020 Large Cars accounted for 8.9% of the worldwide market revenue in 2019. This is a -2.2% growth compared to market share in 2014. The highest revenue share of Large Cars sales in 2019 were generated in Sweden (18.8%) and Denmark (16.7%). The best-performing make in the Large Cars segment in 2019 was Volkswagen (revenue of US$25.7 billion), followed by Toyota (US$ 18.1 billion) and Audi (US$16.5 billion).

What's included?

  • Market and make overview and key facts
  • Performance analysis and comparison by regions
  • Performance analysis and comparison by key makes
  • Comparison of market and make growth and average prices


The introduction of large cars, which came on the heels of medium cars, is a response from manufacturers to consumers' desire for larger vehicles which are affordable. The vehicles in the Large Cars segment come with a higher price tag than Small or Medium Cars but incorporate a consolidation of luxury features which modern-day technology can offer.

The Large Cars Market segment includes family passenger cars of an average footprint around 4.30m2 (46 ft2), an average mass around 1640kg (3620lbs) and a passenger/cargo volume between 3.1 m3 and 3.4 m3 (110 ft3 and 119 ft3). In United States, Large Cars are also known as Mid-size cars as models.

  • European Car Segment: D (Large Cars)
  • US Car Segment: Mid-size Cars
  • Chinese Car Segment: Category B
  • Also known as: Large Family Cars, Intermediate Cars, Compact Executive Cars, Entry-level Luxury Cars

The Large Cars Market grew out of the Medium Cars market as manufacturers' response to consumers' desire for larger, affordable vehicles around the middle of the twentieth century. This class was a subject to many redefinitions influenced by regulations, making its borders fluent in regard to models size.

Example Models: AUDI A4, BMW 3 Series, Citroën C5, Ford Mondeo, Honda Accord, Mazda 6, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Opel Insignia, Opel Zafira, Peugeot 407, Renault Laguna Hatch, Saap 9-3, Škoda Superb, Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Toyota Avensis, Volkswagen Passat.

  • Language: English
  • Released: March 2020
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