Toyota and Skoda tied for the most top-five finishes in Europe with 21 through eight months.
Toyota was led by the RAV4's seven top fives, which included No. 1 finishes for the compact SUV during the first eight months in Estonia and Norway, according to market researcher JATO Dynamics.
The RAV4 also was No. 2 in Latvia and Lithuania, ranked third in Ireland and finished No. 4 in Finland and Sweden.
The Toyota Corolla had six top-five finishes, including placing No. 1 in Poland, No. 2 in Ireland, No. 3 in Finland and Latvia, fourth in Estonia and fifth in Lithuania.
The Toyota Yaris small hatchback had five top-five finishes, including the leading position in Finland, Greece and Switzerland.
Skoda was led by the Octavia's 12 top fives, which included No. 1 finishes for the compact car in Austria, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and Slovenia, JATO's figures show.