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This popular Toyota SUV is the best-selling car in the world

Front angle view of the popular 2022 Toyota RAV4 SUV, which is the best selling car in the world

The Toyota Corolla has long dominated global sales charts as the world’s best-selling car. In 2021, however, another Toyota model, the hugely popular RAV4 compact SUV, took the top spot as the world’s best-selling car.

The Toyota RAV4 is the world’s best-selling car

2022 Toyota RAV4 | Toyota

In 2021 Toyota sold 1,132,000 units of the RAV4, making it the best-selling car in the world. The Toyota RAV4 beats the Toyota Corolla, with 1,104,000 compact cars sold in 2021. After the Corolla, the next best-selling cars are the Honda CR-V compact SUV (903,000 units sold) and the compact Nissan Sentra (693,000 units sold).