Sales of 10 cars have increased, excluding Glanny

In the automotive industry it is not all destruction and depression. Despite ongoing stock shortages and waiting lists, some vehicles are actually on the rise in 2022.

This goes against the overall market, where sales fell 4.1 percent mainly due to inadequate shipments – largely the result of semiconductor shortages and covid-led factory closures.

Here are 10 relatively well-known, mainstream offers that show good growth in both percentage and numbers throughout 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. They are listed alphabetically.

Hyundai Venue

YTD 3229 sales, up 29.4 percent

Hyundai is going through a low year overall, but its cheapest car is doing well. The note has no recent updates, yet venue sales have risen 29.4 percent this year to 3,229 sales, and its market share in the light SUV segment has risen from 10.4 percent to 14.9 percent.

More: Hyundai Venue News, Review and Showroom Page

Kia Stinger

1371 sales YTD, an increase of 76.2 percent

Larger, combustion performance sedans and fastbacks are thought to be a dead end, but not the rear-wheel drive hello. Australian sales have risen 76 percent this year, almost entirely for the title Twin-Turbo V6, and it has surpassed the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class (not the perfect competitor, but for the context).

More: Kia Stinger news, reviews and showroom pages


1844 sales YTD, an increase of 285.8 percent

The fast-growing Chinese brand is best known for its cheap camels and vans, but sales of the D90 seven-seater SUV have skyrocketed this year, mostly at-36,990 for drive-away and top pricing for the Beaterbo diesel option. At $ 49,990.

More: LDV D90 News, Review and Showroom Page

Mazda CX-30

7386 sales YTD, an increase of 33.8 percent

Overall Mazda has dropped about 10 percent this year, but the CX-30 small crossover is a rare bright spot. In fact, its market share (14.9 percent) makes it the second-best-selling small SUV in the country this year, behind the MG ZS and ahead of the Mitsubishi ASX.

More: Mazda CX-30 News, Review and Showroom Page


3745 sales YTD, an increase of 51.8 percent

Another fast-growing Chinese brand, MG, has already built the best-selling light car (MG 3) and small SUV (ZS) and its third model, the HS, is getting decent supply, cheap price and growing popularity due to it. A growing plug-in hybrid range.

More: MG HS News, Review and Showroom Page

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

4297 sales YTD, an increase of 37.1 percent

Mitsubishi’s affordable, Triton-based 4 × 4 is having a good year, for the most part for Australians who have itchy feet. Towards the end of May, its sales surpassed the Isuzu MU-X and Ford Everest, finding buyers interested in the 4297’s towing and off-road trust.

More: Mitsubishi Pajero Sport news, reviews and showroom page

Nissan Patrol

YTD 2835 sales, up 117.2 percent

You should expect a few more months of waiting, but Nissan’s V8 Behmath Landcruiser has posted record sales in its Y62 generation, capitalizing on the 300 series deficit – denying record fuel prices, including its tendency to ghazal. Undeniable value, overall.

More: Nissan Petrol News, Review and Showroom Page

Renault Collios

1443 sales YTD, an increase of 153.2 percent

Renault’s aging, often forgotten, Korean-made Koleos Medium SUV is doing business fast, financing rivals with war deficits and constant price increases. As a result, its market share has more than doubled from 0.8 percent to 2.0 percent.

More: Renault Koleos News, Review and Showroom Page

Suzuki Baleno

3651 sales YTD, an increase of 104.5 percent

Along with similarly cheap and cheerful MG 3s, India’s Suzuki Baleno has dominated the end of this year’s new car market budget, doubling its market share to 19.2 percent. No frills, but plenty of metal for money in context.

More: Suzuki Baleno News, Review and Showroom Page

Toyota Prado

YTD sales 11,400, an increase of 50.8 percent

Toyota’s impressive Prado is no spring chicken, but it is a far-off off-road-capable diesel SUV that has been favored by Towers and adventurers (and school management experts). This year’s growth, 50.8 percent, has only increased its market share.

More: Toyota Prado news, reviews and showroom pages

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