The Tesla Model Y is the most popular vehicle in Iceland in 2022.
The Icelandic new car market surges 30.4% year-on-year in 2022 to 16,682 units, the best performance of any European country. Toyota (+53.8%) manages to frailly outrace the market and improve its share from 14% to 16.5%, overtaking Kia (-2.7%) to become the best-selling carmaker in the country. Hyundai (+26.3%) and Tesla (+19.6%) camp on their 2021 rankings at #3 and #4 respectively. Dacia (+192%) and Mitsubishi (+163.2%) storm up the charts, with Dacia gaining 12 spots to #5 and Mitsubishi up 9 to #6. Notice also Polestar ending its first full year of sales at an excellent 12th place with 2.8% share.
The Tesla Model Y (+90.9%) almost doubles its sales year-on-year to take control of the models ranking with 6.1% share. It topples last year’s winner the Toyota RAV4 (+29.7%) down one spot to #2. The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (+89.1%) has an excellent year and advances three spots to #3, but not as good as the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross (+509.8%) and Dacia Duster (+205.5%) up 28 and 6 spots respectively to #4 and #5. The Kia Sportage (+86.7%) also shines at #6 with the Polestar 2 cracking the Top 10 at #8 for its first full year of sales, making the Top 8 100% SUV. The Skoda Enyaq (+110.9%) also breaks into the Top 10 at #10, while the Kia EV6 (+522.9%) falls short at #11 but advances 55 ranks on last year.
Full Year 2022 Top 50 all brands and Top 50 models vs. Full Year 2021 figures below.
Full December 2022 Top 33 all brands and Top 20 models below.