The Volkswagen Golf was Europe's No. 1 seller in June, its fourth straight top finish, with a volume of 27,627.
The Golf was followed by the Model 3, with the Renault Clio rounding out the top three. The Dacia Sandero finished the month at No. 4 and the Opel/Vauxhall Corsa was fifth.
Eight of the top 10-sellers for June finished with sales gains compared with the same month last year. The exceptions where the Clio (-38 percent) and Renault Captur (-6.9 percent)
Through five months, the Golf was No. 1 with a volume of 126,551, extending its lead over Europe's previous overall leader, the Peugeot 208, to 12,370 unit from 3,670 units in May. The Golf rose to the top despite increasing sales 5.7 percent during the period compared with a 34 percent gain for the 208.
Rounding out the top five were the Yaris (111,383, up 52 percent), Renault Clio (110,641, down 7 percent) and Corsa (108,540, up 36 percent).