Honda's best-seller is a global player, and takes fourth in our list. Honda sold twice as many Civics during the first half of 2018 than every Japanese manufacturer sold in the UK over the same period.
Yet another saloon no offered to more SUV-hungry UK buyers, the Honda Accord is managing perfectly fine without us, thank you very much. Sales have dropped 10% globally over the first half of last year though.
China's biggest domestic car maker offers a variety of SUVs, but the H6 is its biggest success so far. Think of it as China's equivalent to the Skoda Kodiaq, where the smaller H4 is more akin to the Karoq.
Volkswagen might be hugely increasing its SUV offerings in years to come, but the Tiguan's 35th place in the best-sellers list, compared with non-SUV VWs' loftier positions shows that there's still huge demand for other body types.
The Octavia's prevalence in Europe is hard to deny - being top-seller in Czechia, Estonia, Finland, Poland, Switzerland, second place in Croatia, Hungary and Slovakia and third in Lithuania surely helped lift up the global total.
A tiny £6995 starting price here in the UK is something of a clue as to why the Dacia Sandero is one of the world's best-selling B-segment cars. Not bad for a car based on a Renault Clio from a few years back.
Both variants of the Volkswagen Tiguan take up top-50 real estate across the first half of 2018. A 183% rise in sales over the same period last year is testament to how new it is, rather than a sudden explosion, though.