The year 2022 was filled with several new car launches, facelifts and a lot more. While a few models proved their mantle, a few failed to deliver. And now that 2023 has begun let’s take a look back at the best selling cars of the year 2022.
The number one best seller of the year 2022, WagonR’s reign was unbeatable. Selling over 2 lakh units in the year 2022, the WagonR emerged as a true winner. With a tall-boy bodyline, exceptional mileage and value for money package, the WagonR became the choice of millions.
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Maruti Suzuki Swift
The Maruti Suzuki Swift was another banger for Maruti in 2022. Selling over 1.7 Lakh units, the Swift also impressed millions with its sporty stance, superb mileage, and awesome driving dynamics. As an overall package, the Swift was and continues to be one of the best hatchbacks.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
The year 2022 was quite an interesting one for Baleno, as the hatchback witnessed the launch of its much-awaited facelift as well, which pushed the hatchback’s sales far up, helping it sell over 1.5 lakh units.
Emerging as the number one best seller in the compact SUV space, the Nexon, with its premium features, peppy driving dynamics and all-around comfort, the SUV sold over 1.5 lakh units. Beating the likes of Brezza, XUV 300 and others, the Nexon is still proving its mantle.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
Ever since the SUV trend has taken over the market, sedan sales have suffered a lot. But nothing is good enough to defeat the Dzire’s charm. After all, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire emerged to be the best-selling compact sedan in India, with over 1.4 lakh units sold. What makes the Dzire a success so big is its practical approach, efficient powertrain and spacious interiors.
Maruti Suzuki Alto
When it comes to best-selling cars, the Alto always deserves a mention. Hailed as the best entry-level hatchback in India, the Alto offers mind-blowing mileage figures, a compact build, and performance suited for cities. Selling over 1.4 lakh units, the Alto emerged as the best-selling car for several months in 2022.
The Hyundai Creta was already a great success. But with the launch of its second generation, the SUV has become a bigger success. Selling over 1.3 Lakh units, the Hyundai Creta has been a constant best-seller ever since its debut. With Hyundai’s new design language, a host of premium features and a diverse choice of engines, the Creta is indeed value for money.
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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
With over 1.15 Lakh units sold, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was another best seller of 2022. With efficient engines, mild hybrid technology incorporation, great features and a spacious cabin, the Ertiga is the first choice of millions when it comes to an all-rounder MUV.
Maruti Vitara Brezza
Always evolving as per the needs of the consumers, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza has always been a dynamic SUV. And now, with a generation upgrade, the SUV has become irresistible. Selling over 1.15 Lakh units, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, with its new evolutionary looks and updated powertrain, has already created quite a buzz.
With over 1.15 Lakh units sold in 2022, the biggest winner, we believe, is the Tata Punch. Considering that the vehicle was launched in October 2021, in only a year, the Punch has sold a huge number of units. What makes the Punch a success is its compact bodyline, SUV-inspired looks, best-in-segment ground clearance and overall affordable package.
One of the most revered people and goods movers, the Maruti Suzuki Eeco emerged as another best seller of 2022. With a package that is immensely practical, especially for those in the commercial business, the Eeco’s low running cost, efficient powertrain and affordable price tag make it a raging success.
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Grand i10 Nios
The year 2022 proved to be a good run for the Grand i10 Nios as well. Emerging as one of the best-selling hatchbacks, the Grand i10 Nios sold over 90 thousand units. With its modern looks, ample features and comfortable and roomy interiors, the Grand i10 Nios surely deserved a place in the best-sellers.
The compact SUV from Hyundai that is known for its modern appearance, diverse powertrain and peppy driving dynamics, the year 2022 proved to be a great one for the Venue where it managed to sell over 80k units emerging as one of the many best-sellers.
The OG tough SUV from Mahindra, the Mahindra Bolero, yet again emerged as one of the best-sellers with its build-to-last design, highly practical package and tough ride quality that can take on all kinds of terrain. Selling over 80k units, the Mahindra Bolero delivers everything it promises.
The best-selling Kia car in 2022, the Seltos managed to make to seek a place in the best-selling list. With over 70k units sold, the Seltos performed fairly well thanks to its premium features, modern looks, spacious interiors and diverse powertrain.
So these were 15 best selling cars in 2022. Stay pinned to the GoMechanic Blog for everything automotive.