The BMW 3 Series has taken the sales crown for the compact luxury sports sedan segment for the year 2012. BMW sold 99,602 3 Series in 2012 compared to 81,697 C-Class sold by Mercedes Benz. The 3 Series figure includes sales of the E92, E93, F30 and F31 models.
BMW managed this feat while experiencing some supply constraints on the F30 3 Series during earlier parts of 2012.
Here is the full list of the segment's sales figures.
Figures via The Automakers and Motor Trend.