Top SUVs sold in Australia in 2019

High-riding SUVs continue to dominate Australia’s new car market, accounting for 45 per cent (the majority) of all new car sales last year.

Though the market slumped 7.8 per cent to a total of 1,062,867 units last year, SUV sales were down just 2.4 per cent for a total of 483,388.

Of the SUV segments, the sub-$60,000 medium class was the biggest last year, moving 171,888 (-1.8%) units last year.

Here is a breakdown of the most popular SUVs in each segment.

The best-selling sub-$40,000 small SUVs

Mitsubishi's ASX surged to the top of the small SUV table thanks in part to a late-life update. Mitsubishi’s ASX surged to the top of the small SUV table thanks in part to a late-life update.

The best-selling over $40,000 small SUVs

It might come as a surprise, but the Volvo XC40 was the most popular small premium SUV last year. It might come as a surprise, but the Volvo XC40 was the most popular small premium SUV last year.

The best-selling sub-$60,000 medium SUVs

Toyota's RAV4 was the second-most popular mid-size SUV last year and took out CarsGuide's Car of the Year award. Toyota’s RAV4 was the second-most popular mid-size SUV last year and took out CarsGuide’s Car of the Year award.

The best-selling over $60,000 medium SUVs

Bought a premium SUV last year? Chances are it was a Mercedes-Benz GLC. Bought a premium SUV last year? Chances are it was a Mercedes-Benz GLC.

The best-selling sub-$70,000 large SUVs

Toyota took out both the first and second place in the large SUV segment. Toyota took out both the first and second place in the large SUV segment.

The best-selling over $70,000 large SUVs

The BMW X5 has an element of crunch when you hit a sharp edge. The BMW X5 has an element of crunch when you hit a sharp edge.

The best-selling sub-$100,000 upper-large SUVs

Toyota's next LandCruiser is expected to be powered by a hybrid engine. Toyota’s next LandCruiser is expected to be powered by a hybrid engine.

The best-selling over $100,000 upper-large SUVs

The X7 is a new model for BMW, and much more than just a stretched X5. The X7 is a new model for BMW, and much more than just a stretched X5.

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January 19, 2020 9:01 am Published by