World Best Selling SUV 2023. Tesla Model Y Takes The Leadership


World Best Selling SUV Ranking in 2023 sees the Tesla Model Y as new leader breaking Toyota RAV4 leadership after 8 years. BYD Yuan Plus (+86%) joins the top 10 for the first time.


The best-selling SUV in 2023 becomes the Tesla Model Y, leading with 1.15 million sales (+51.2%). 

The second best-selling SUV was the former leader the Toyota RAV4, with 919.259 sales. The Toyota icon was leader uninterruptedly since 2016.

In third place the Honda CR-V with 705.879 sales (+17.8%). This model was segment leader in the period 2010-2015.

In fourth place ranks the Hyundai Tucson with 616.861 sales (+12.8%), followed by the Volkswagen Tiguan with 490.742 sales (+11.4%)

In sixth place ranks the Kia Sportage with 488.987 (+6.1%), ahead of Honda HR-V -up 11 spots- with 350.455 sales (+30.9%), the Mazda CX-5 with 350.442 (-0.9%) and the Audi Q5 with 327.946 (+15.6%).

In 10th place the BYD Yuan Plus – up from the 49th – with 311.911 sales (+86.0%).

Tables with sales figures

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

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