World Best Selling SUV 2022. Tesla Model Y (+88.7%) Jumps In Second

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World Best Selling SUV Ranking sees the Toyota RAV4 maintaining 1st position despite losing 13.7% this year. Tesla Model Y, up 88.7%, jumps into 2nd overtaking the Honda CR-V.

The best-selling SUV in 2022 remains the Toyota RAV4, leading with 868,398 sales (-13.7%). It’s the first Sport Utility Vehicles sold worldwide, launched in Japan and Europe in 1994.

The second best-selling SUV is the Tesla Model Y that with 759,579 sales (+88.7%) jumped 5 spots, overtaking the Honda CR-V with 591,293 new registrations (-18.8%).

In fourth place ranks the Hyundai Tucson with 549,918 sales (+0.4%), followed by the Kia Sportage -up 1 spot- with 466,408 new registrations (+15.5%). In sixth place -down 2 spots- ranks the Volkswagen Tiguan with 438,502 sales (-19.9%), ahead of the Mazda CX-5 with 351,846 (-6.7%) and the Toyota Highlander -down 3 spots- with 342,424 units sold (-16.5%).

The Mercedes GLC rises 5 spots into 9th with 321,414 cumulative sales (+5.6%) and the Nissan Qashqai  closes the Top 10 with 301,643 new registrations, an 11.5% decrease from the prior year.

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for the top 25 models.

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