Mitsubishi beats Toyota in New Zealand passenger automobile gross sales

The success of the Outlander SUV within the Kiwi market, has seen Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand pip Toyota New Zealand to turn into the best-selling passenger car model for 2022.

Complete passenger car registrations for the 2022 calendar yr in New Zealand have been up 4% for the yr to 116,370 items.

Mitsubishi (17,257) simply pipped Toyota (17,003) for Kiwi market management in passenger automobiles. The Outlander was the best-selling passenger automobile in New Zealand with 9105 registrations in 2022.

New Power Car manufacturers Tesla and MG rose to quantity six and 7 respectively within the high 10 passenger car desk.

12 months on yr within the high 10, Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand was up 18% in passenger automobile registrations, Toyota was down 5%, Kia was up 10%, Suzuki was up 8%, Hyundai was up 12%, Tesla was up a whopping 113%, MG was up 40%, Mazda was down 26%, Honda was down 4% and Ford was down 10%.

The entire quantity of passenger automobile registrations replicate each the constrained provide chain for a lot of manufacturers in addition to the introduction of the Labour Authorities’s Clear Automotive laws which has influenced shopper purchases.

Prime 10 passenger model registrations in 2022

  1. Mitsubishi Motors                              17,257 
  2. Toyota New Zealand                           17,003
  3. Kia                                                       11,171
  4. Suzuki  New Zealand                           8427
  5. Hyundai New Zealand                         7651
  6. Tesla                                                    7007
  7. MG                                                      5319
  8. Mazda                                                 5289
  9. Honda                                                 3828
  10. Ford                                                     3171    

Prime 10 passenger mannequin registrations in 2022

  1. Mitsubishi Outlander                          9105
  2. Toyota RAV4                                       5863
  3. Tesla Mannequin Y                                     4226
  4. Suzuki Swift                                         3931
  5. Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross                     3657
  6. MG ZS                                                 3375
  7. Mitsubishi ASX                                    3372
  8. Kia Sportage                                        3111
  9. Toyota Corolla                                    2789
  10. Tesla Mannequin 3                                     2781