The 25 Finest-Promoting Automobiles, Vehicles, and SUVs of 2022 (So Far)

Following auto gross sales in 2022 requires cautious managing of expectations. As a result of supply-chain points proceed to have an effect on supplier inventories, it is troublesome for these available in the market to seek out new autos to purchase—not to mention for an inexpensive worth. So it is no shock that many automakers are reporting gross sales declines in contrast with final 12 months. Nonetheless, some fashions are managing to interrupt by means of the chaos. Right here is our listing of the highest 25 best-selling vehicles, SUVs, and vans by means of the primary quarter of the 12 months. We will probably be updating this listing quarterly as extra gross sales figures are launched.

25. Subaru Crosstrek (37,463 models bought)

The Outback and Forester normally occupy the highest gross sales spot in Subaru’s lineup, however the smaller Crosstrek surpassed each through the first quarter of 2022. Its gross sales had been up 7 % in contrast with final 12 months.

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24. Nissan Altima (38,295 models bought)

With gross sales up 20 % by means of the primary quarter, the Altima mid-size sedan is outselling the Sentra compact sedan as soon as once more. The Sentra’s gross sales dropped 27 %.

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23. Honda Civic (38,515 models bought)

Like many different vehicles on this listing, the Civic is affected by provide points that contributed to a 31 % gross sales decline by means of the primary quarter of this 12 months. That is although the Civic sedan and hatchback had been redesigned for the 2022 mannequin 12 months.

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22. Hyundai Tucson (39,655 models bought)

It is no shock that the Tucson is Hyundai’s consultant on this listing of best-sellers. Not solely was it redesigned for 2022, it additionally competes within the in style compact-crossover phase, and gross sales rose 20 % over this time final 12 months.

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21. Ford Escape (39,962 models bought)

The Ford Escape’s gross sales fell 3 % in contrast with the primary quarter of final 12 months, and it’d higher be careful, because the extra distinctive Bronco Sport is catching up when it comes to gross sales. The “child Bronco” bought simply over 29,000 models by means of the primary quarter.

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20. Tesla Mannequin 3 (40,200 models bought, estimated)

Tesla managed to promote plenty of autos within the first quarter of 2022, and the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y made up a overwhelming majority of deliveries. However as a result of Tesla would not get away U.S. gross sales numbers from its world figures, we’re utilizing Automotive Information gross sales estimates.

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19. Honda Accord (42,039 models bought)

The Accord is a perennial favourite of ours, though gross sales dropped 10 % in contrast with final 12 months. It is not within the hunt with the Toyota Camry for the best-selling non-SUV within the nation, however we would nonetheless select it over the favored Toyota.

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18. Honda HR-V (42,168 models bought)

Honda seems to be clearing out stock of the previous HR-V in anticipation of the brand new 2023 mannequin arriving later this 12 months. Regardless of its age, the present HR-V jumped 61 % in gross sales by means of the primary quarter of 2022.

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17. Ford Explorer (42,736 models bought)

The Explorer is not maintaining with its mid-size-SUV opponents recently, with gross sales down 35 % in contrast with final 12 months. The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Toyota Highlander, in the meantime, each gained floor over final 12 months and at the moment are discovered a lot greater on this listing.

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16. Nissan Rogue (45,235 models bought)

Nissan Rogue gross sales had been down 48 % in contrast with this time final 12 months, which implies it is lagging behind many different compact-crossover opponents on this listing. And that is although Nissan combines gross sales figures for each the usual Rogue and the smaller Rogue Sport.

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15. Jeep Wrangler (45,551 models bought)

The Wrangler is to Jeep as 501s are to Levi’s, nevertheless it’s not the model’s best-selling mannequin. The Grand Cherokee has far surpassed this iconoclastic 4×4 as of late, and we won’t assist however marvel how a lot the Ford Bronco’s 23,573 models bought within the first quarter affected the Wrangler’s 8 % decline in contrast with final 12 months.

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14. Toyota Corolla (47,501 models bought)

The Toyota Corolla is synonymous with gasoline effectivity, reliability, and affordability, however its recognition is on the decline. Gross sales dropped 35 % in contrast with final 12 months. The 300-hp GR Corolla scorching hatchback that simply debuted is definitely thrilling, nevertheless it’ll by no means be capable of increase Corolla volumes considerably attributable to its area of interest standing.

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13. Mazda CX-5 (50,653 models bought)

Mazda gross sales have been on the upswing recently, and the CX-5 is main the cost. Freshly up to date for the 2022 mannequin 12 months, its gross sales rose 24 % in contrast with final 12 months.

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12. Toyota Tacoma (53,182 models bought)

Toyota nonetheless guidelines the mid-size pickup roost when it comes to gross sales, beating out the Ford Ranger and Chevy Colorado. However the Tacoma did drop 20 % in contrast with this time final 12 months.

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11. Tesla Mannequin Y (55,000 models bought, estimated)

Teslas are neither low cost nor simple to get as of late, however the Mannequin Y continues to be discovering its means into plenty of American driveways. Automotive Information estimates that the EV automaker delivered 55,000 within the first quarter.

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10. Chevy Equinox (56,036 models bought)

The Equinox now sits in third place within the mainstream compact-crossover gross sales race by means of the primary quarter of 2022. Gross sales had been down 11 % in contrast with final 12 months, although.

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9. GMC Sierra (56,617 models bought)

The Chevy Silverado’s upscale twin finds its means into the highest 10 best-selling autos by means of the primary quarter. Gross sales of the heavy-duty fashions rose in contrast with final 12 months, whereas the light-duty Sierra 1500 declined.

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8. Honda CR-V (58,579 models bought)

It is virtually time for a brand new Honda CR-V for 2023, however the outgoing mannequin continues to be among the many top-selling autos within the nation. Its gross sales had been down 38 % in contrast with this time final 12 months, nonetheless.

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7. Toyota Camry (61,505 models bought)

Though SUVs have largely taken over this listing, the Toyota Camry stays the best-selling car that is neither an SUV nor a pickup truck. The Camry dropped by 21 % however nonetheless beat out the following greatest passenger automobile, the Corolla, by a major margin.

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6. Toyota Highlander (66,026 models bought)

We’re unsure what’s driving the Toyota Highlander’s recognition, nevertheless it’s greater on this listing than it is ever been. Gross sales had been up 3 % in contrast with this time final 12 months.

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5. Jeep Grand Cherokee (75,117 models bought)

Just like the Highlander, we’re not used to seeing Jeep’s mid-size SUV this excessive on the listing of best-sellers. Now that each the three-row L and new two-row fashions are on sale, the numbers jumped by 36 % in contrast with final 12 months.

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4. Toyota RAV4 (101,192 models bought)

The RAV4 has cemented its place because the best-selling non-pickup in recent times, and that appears to proceed for 2022. Gross sales had been down 11 % nevertheless it nonetheless has a large margin over the following highest-selling mannequin on this listing.

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3. Chevy Silverado (118,796 models bought)

The sunshine-duty Silverado 1500 will get an replace for 2022, and it will need to realize again some gross sales momentum to cross the Ram for second place. The heavy-duty mannequin rose in comparison with final 12 months, nonetheless.

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2. Ram Pickup (127,116 models bought)

Ram’s pickup lineup was down 15 % in contrast with final 12 months however nonetheless managed to surpass the Silverado for the silver medal within the gross sales race—up to now.

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1. Ford F-Collection (140,701 models bought)

Not even a 31 % decline may knock the F-series lineup from its place atop the gross sales rankings. Later this 12 months, Ford will begin promoting an electrical model of the F-150 known as the Lightning.

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Patrick Moore

Patrick is our chief editor and he's very passionate about cars. He has a bachelor's degree in marketing and he studies journalism. His favorite brand is BMW and he drives an X5 series. When he's not writing for Vehiclenews.net, he enjoys spending time with his family and 9 years old son.

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