The trusty Toyota Camry was the best-selling car in North America and Australia in the 2000s, while another Toyota model, the Corolla, is the best-seller of all time, with 45 million units sold. Over in Britain, the Ford Focus garnered the top spot during the decade.
The Ford Taurus was North America's best-selling car for most of the 1990s, standing its ground until 1997, when Toyota muscled in to take the top spot. Across the pond in the UK, another Ford car reigned supreme, the compact Fiesta.
The Ford Escort was the best-selling car in North America, the UK, and Australia throughout the 1980s. Not the most glamorous of vehicles by a long stretch, the reliable car clearly made up in popularity what it lacked in style.
A handsome yet affordable automobile, the Oldsmobile Cutlass was North America's biggest-selling car during the 1970s. Elsewhere, the Ford Cortina was tops in the UK and the Holden Kingswood dominated the market Down Under.
America's most popular 1960s car, the Chevrolet Impala sold over a million units in 1965, the highest annual sales volume ever achieved by a vehicle in the US. The BMC AD016 outclassed the competition in the UK, while the Holden EH came out tops in Australia and New Zealand.
Chevrolet was the top-selling marque of the 1950s in North America, shifting more than 13.4 million units, and the gorgeous Bel Air model was its flagship car. Down Under, the Holden FJ was the best-seller while in the UK the Morris Minor was tops.
Like many other consumer goods, automobile production ground to a halt during wartime and resumed in 1945. Chevrolet was the number one marque in North America during the decade, Austin was the UK's top-seller, while Holden dominated the market Down Under.