It's early July, which means car manufacturers are publishing their second-quarter sales figures. And the numbers across the board are, in a word, bleak.
The chip shortage and supply chain issues have seen companies struggling to build enough vehicles to meet demand. It's an ideal situation for car dealers, who are enjoying record profits as they mark up the prices of cars they do have and offer far fewer incentives.
But some cars have managed to avoid the malaise. Whether it's due to general availability, changes in the market, or manufacturers funneling every available chip into a profitable new vehicle, their sales have increased — when even stalwarts like the Ford F-150 are seeing double-digit declines.
Here are 10 cars that are selling well in 2022.
Why buy a Ford edge? Well, it has been one of the few cars actually getting some incentive deals in certain markets.
YTD Sales: 51,453
The Chrysler Pacifica offers pretty much everything you want whether that's a PHEV version, an AWD version or a cushy Pinnacle trim with fancy leather throw pillows.
YTD Sales: 58,463
The 4 Series isn't the best-looking BMW out there. But it is one of the best to drive (and you don't have to look at it while driving it).
YTD Sales: 14,025
Subaru's smallest crossover may be underpowered and is due for an overhaul soon. But it's still one of the most versatile and capable vehicles in its class.
YTD Sales: 70,050
The Subaru Ascent is basically a big three-row Forester, which is what many Subaru buyers were looking for.
YTD Sales: 30,931
The Lincoln Corsair is one of the most American-made vehicles you can buy and can be had with a fuel-efficient PHEV powertrain.
YTD Sales: 14,038
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