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2022 U.S Small City Car Sales Figures (With Rankings)

Sales Figures & Rankings for Small City Cars Sold in the United States

2022 Best Selling Small City Cars In the United States (All Models Ranked)

Small city car sales in the U.S. were down 37% in 2022, with just over 29,000 units sold. This is a large decline in what is a small segment of the market in the U.S.

The decline in small city car sales can be attributed to a number of factors, including the rising popularity of SUVs, the increasing availability of electric vehicles, and the rising cost of living. The biggest factor however is the impact of COVID and more and more migration out of cities like New York and San Francisco as companies embrace remote work. Small city cars are also a good choice for drivers who live in urban areas, where parking can be limited, but if everybody is moving out of big cities, then there is no need for a city car.

The best-selling small city car in the U.S. in 2022 was the Mitsubishi Mirage followed by the Chevrolet Spark. The 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage and the Chevrolet Spark are two of the most affordable subcompact cars on the market. They offer a variety of features and benefits that make them appealing to consumers who are looking for a basic and reliable vehicle.

The Mitsubishi Mirage is known for its excellent fuel economy and affordable price. It is also very easy to park and maneuver. However, the Mirage has a small and cramped interior, and its engine is noisy and underpowered. The Chevrolet Spark is also known for its affordable price and fuel efficiency. It also has a slightly more spacious interior than the Mirage. However, the Spark’s engine is even less powerful than the Mirage’s, and its ride quality is harsh. Both cars offer a variety of standard features, including a rearview camera, a touchscreen infotainment system, and a suite of advanced safety features. They also offer a variety of optional features, such as a sunroof, a heated steering wheel, and a wireless charging pad.

Here Are The Most Popular Small City Cars in the U.S for 2022

This data table looks at full year Small City Car sales volumes in the United States by model. We compare U.S market Small City Car model sales for the full year versus the full year last year.

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Mitsubishi Mirage 1,058 1,384 -23.55 15,814 22,743 -30.47
Chevrolet Spark 1,138 484 135.12 13,708 24,460 -43.96
∑ = 2,196 ∑ = 1,868 ∑ = 29,522 ∑ = 47,203

2021 New Small City Car Sales Data by Month in the U.S

This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for the Small City Car segment in the United States on a month to month basis for the entire year. It includes all major Small City Car models sold in the U.S market and you can see that the monthly Small City Car sales trends clearly. Seeing the individual Small City Car model sales performance in this way gives you a good sense of the momentum (good or bad).