World Best Selling SUV. The top 50 in the 2019

World Best Selling SUV

Sport Utility Segment lost 4.1% in the First Half of 2019 and the Toyota RAV4 is the best-selling model (+8.4%) followed by the Honda CR-V which outpaced the Volkswagen Tiguan down in double-digits (-10.7%). The Mercedes GLC entered the Top 10.

As first we wish to highlight as we do not assembly sales of vehicles sold under different nameplates and in this ranking we are not adding sales of Renault Duster to those under Dacia Duster, despite we know they are the same model under different umbrella. The reason behind this choice is we have chosen to look at this ranking as consumers do.

Said this, the race for the 2019 best-selling model is still showing by the Toyota RAV4 leading with 441.580 sales (+8.4%).

This has been the first Sport Utility Vehicles sold worldwide, launched in Japan and Europe in the 1994 and actually at the 5th generation, launched during the year all over the World (in US just in December).

The second best-selling SUV is the Honda CR-V with 381.463 units (+15.5%), up one place from the previous year. Produced since the 1995, this model has been stable in the last four years despite of the introduction – in the 2017 – of the 4th generation.

In third place, the Volkswagen Tiguan, with 370.693 units, down 10.7%. The Tiguan is produced since the 2007 but is a global car just since the introduction of the second generation in the 2016.

In fourth place the Hyundai Tucson with 255.048 units (-10.3%) the largest annual lost among the Top 30 SUVs, followed by the Kia Sportage with 243.448 (+1.8%).

In sixth place the Nissan Qashqai with 239.624 being hit by a double-digit drop (-12.2%), the Chevrolet Equinox with 219.529 (-0.1%) and by the Mazda CX-5 with 217.385 (-9.6%).

In ninth place the Nissan Rogue with 195.800 units (-18%) and in tenth place the Mercedes GLC just joining the top 10, with 190.678 sales (-3%).

In the table below we show the Top 100 ranking with sales figures limited to the Top 10. Wishing all figures, just contact us.

Rank 2019Rank 2018ModelSales First Half 2019'+/- 2019
11Toyota RAV4441.5818,4%
23Honda CR-V381.46415,5%
32Volkswagen Tiguan370.694-10,7%
44Hyundai Tucson255.048-10,3%
56Kia Sportage243.4481,8%
65Nissan Qashqai239.624-12,2%
710Chevrolet Equinox219.530-0,1%
89Mazda CX-5217.385-9,6%
98Nissan Rogue195.800-18,0%
1014Mercedes GLC190.678-3,0%
1111Nissan X-Trail
127Haval H6
1316Toyota C-HR
1412Jeep Compass
1513Toyota Highlander
1618Ford Ecosport
1750volkswagen T-Roc
1817Ford Escape
1925Jeep Grand Cherokee
2022Hyundai Santa fe
2127Renault Captur
2223Jeep Wrangler
2320Honda HR-V
2446BMW X3
2544Hyundai Kona
2629Subaru Forester
2726BMW X1
2830Hyundai Creta
2928Mitsubishi Outlander
3024Audi Q5
3131Jeep Renegade
3243Dacia Duster
3335Peugeot 3008
3419Ford Explorer
3559Nissan Kicks
3621Jeep Cherokee
3732Geely Boyue
3833Kia Sorento
3942Subaru Outback
4039Nissan Versa
4141Peugeot 2008
4237Ford Edge
4348Volvo XC60
4447Lexus RX
4558Toyota Land Cruiser
4640Ford Kuga
4749Mercedes GLA
4855BMW X5
4945Honda Vezel
5052Audi Q3

Data Source

This report is done utilizing data extracted from our GAD (Global Auto Database) the wider Auto Sales Database actually existing in the World, with sales data by region/area/country broken down by type/size/body-style/brand/model from January 2010 to the last month. Data are collected by over 300 sources, including all the official providers (local Minister of Transportations or Associations of car Manufacturers).


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