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Colombia Full Year 2022: Suzuki Swift roars to top spot in market up 4.8%

The Suzuki Swift is the best-selling vehicle in Colombia in 2022.

Consult 50 years worth of Colombian Historical Data here.

The Colombian new vehicle market rises 4.8% year-on-year in 2022 to 262,595 units. Renault (+2.9%) remains the best-selling carmaker in the country while Chevrolet (+18.6%) catches up in 2nd place. Toyota (+34.1%) and Suzuki (+43.3%) both surge up to #3 and #4 respectively, up two and three spots on 2021. Volkswagen (+8.1%) and Kia (+7.5%) also beat the market but Hyundai (-5.7%), Ford (-19.2%), Mazda (-25.4%) and Nissan (-48.5%) all sink in the remainder of the Top 10. Below, notice BYD (+460%), Foton (+54.2%), DFSK (+43.4%), Honda (+32.9%), JAC (+29.2%), JMC (+24.4%) and Citroen (+17.6%) all posting fantastic gains.

Over in the models ranking, the Suzuki Swift (+199.5%) triples its sales year-on-year and soars 14 spots to finish the year a clear leader with 4.6% share. The Renault Duster (+15.1%) stays in 2nd place at an improved 4.1% share while the Chevrolet Onix (+78%) catches up on a 2021 volume impacted by stock shortages and lifts 7 ranks to #3. The Chevrolet Joy (+41.1%) is equally in great shape with the Renault Kwid (-0.7%) edging down and rounding out the Top 5. All remaining Top 10 models trail the market, with the Mazda CX-30 (-41.3%), #1 in 2021, and the Kia Picanto (-11.2%) hit the hardest. Outside the Top 10, the Chevrolet Tracker (+41.8%), Toyota Corolla Cross (+56.7%), VW Gol (+48.2%) and Toyota Hilux (+31.2%) impress.

Previous year: Colombia 2021: Mazda CX-30 surges ahead, sales up 32.8%

Two years ago: Colombia 2020: Chevrolet Onix signs first win in market down -28.5%

Full Year 2022 Top 30 brands and Top 100 models vs. Full Year 2021 figures below.

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