World Best Selling SUV 2023. Tesla Model Y Becomes Most Sold SUV (+65.6%)

The 2024 Porsche Cayenne S Coupe
The 2024 Porsche Cayenne S Coupe

World Best Selling SUV Ranking in 2023 sees the Tesla Model Y as new leader, surging 65.6% in sales. Audi Q5 (+19.1%), Honda Hr-V (+20.6%) and Kia Seltos (+10.7%) enter the top 10 for the first time.

The best-selling SUV in the first 10 months of 2023 becomes the Tesla Model Y, leading with 964,591 sales (+65.6%). 

The second best-selling SUV is previous year’s leader the Toyota RAV4, down 0.2% with 743,806 sales, followed by the Honda CR-V with 569,431 new registrations (+10.6%).

In fourth place ranks the Hyundai Tucson with 509,905 sales (+11.0%), followed by the Kia Sportage with 509,905 new registrations (+9.6%). In sixth place ranks the Volkswagen Tiguan with 414,395 sales (+12.1%), ahead of the Mazda CX-5 with 307,074 (-1.1%) and the Honda HR-V -up 8 spots- with 286,566 units sold (+21.1%).

The Kia Seltos rises 5 spots into 9th with 273,712 cumulative sales (+10.7%) and the Audi Q5  closes the Top 10 with 267,933 new registrations, an 17.0% increase from the prior year.

Tables with sales figures

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

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