Toyota pulled ahead of Skoda for the most top-five finishes in Europe with 24 to the Czech brand's 17 through 10 months.
That's a big change from nine months when the two brands were tied at 19, according to market researcher JATO Dynamics.
Toyota was led by the Yaris and RAV4, with each earning seven top five finishes.
The Yaris small hatchback was No. 1 in Greece, No. 2 in Finland and Poland and placed third in Denmark and Ireland.
The RAV4 compact SUV finished the first 10 months No. 1 in Estonia and Lithuania, No. 2 in Latvia and Norway in and ranked fourth in Finland and Ireland.
The Toyota Corolla had six top five finishes including No. 1s in Finland, Latvia and Poland.