The Toyota Raize is up to #4 in New Caledonia in 2022.
New Caledonia is a French archipelago located North East of Australia. New light vehicle sales here are up 1.2% year-on-year to 8,336 units. Toyota (+39.3%) vastly outpaces the market to surge from 15.3% share a year ago to 21.1% now. Peugeot (-10.7%) is up one spot to #2 while Citroen (+8.9%) is up four to #3 ahead of Ford (-10%) and Kia (+32.3%) up four ranks to #5. Dacia (-33.9%), Renault (-21.2%) and Hyundai (-11.4%) are all in freefall whereas Suzuki (+60.3%) scores the largest gain in the Top 10 and advances to #9. Chinese manufacturers continue to progress at +20.7% to 9.8% share vs. 8.2% a year ago. They are led by MG (#13 but #3 in December), FAW (#14), Geely (#16) and Changan (#17).
Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux (+32.2%) tightens its grip on the market to 8.5% share vs. 6.5% a year ago. The Dacia Duster (-6.5%) stays in the second spot at 5.1% share vs. 5.6% in 2021, with the Ford Ranger (+7.2%) ensuring the 2022 podium is identical to last year’s. The Toyota Raize (+355.6%) ends its first full year of sales at a splendid 4th place with 3% of the market, distancing the Toyota RAV4 (+23.8%) up three spots to #5 and the Peugeot 208 (-4%) stable at #6. The rest of the Top 10 all outraces the market with double-digit gains at least: the Suzuki Swift (+107.1%) and Hyundai Tucson (+94.7%) are the most impressive followed by the Kia K2700 (+24.3%) and Citroen C3 (+14.4%). Note the MG 3 launched in December and directly landed in the pole position that month.
Full Year 2022 Top 42 all brands and Top 50 models vs. Full Year 2021 figures below.
Full December 2022 Top 40 all brands and Top 20 models below.