US car sales analysis 2022-H1 – Minivans

Sales of minivans in the US are down 26% in the first half of 2022, trailing the overall market which is down 18%. At just under 124,000 deliveries, minivans now account for 1.8% of the overall car market, down from 2% in the first half of 2021. The class was down 24% in an overall market down 21%.

The Chrysler Pacifica consolidates the top spot it grabbed back in the first quarter and is now the only nameplate to improve on last year. It’s up 23% in the first half after more than doubling its deliveries in the second quarter when it sold more than double the number of vehicles than any other nameplate. The Pacifica figures include those of the Voyager, the fleet-only base version of the same model. Last year’s winner Toyota Sienna is down 40% after losing more than half of its sales in Q2. The Honda Odyssey was down 65% in the second quarter, leading to a loss of over half of its sales so far this year. The Odyssey loses almost 12 percentage points of share of the declining class. It still sells double the number of vehicles than the Kia Carnival, which is down 14% so far this year after losing a third in Q2.

The Dodge Grand Caravan has reached the end of its life cycle with just 3 deliveries in the second quarter, more than a year after production ended.


US minivan sales 2022-H1

Minivan segment 2022-H1 2021-H1 Change 2022 Share 2021 Share 2022-Q2 Change
1 Chrysler Pacifica 58.463 47.571 23% 47,2% 28,4% 32.097 143%
2 Toyota Sienna 34.409 57.642 -40% 27,8% 34,4% 14.348 -54%
3 Honda Odyssey 20.709 47.556 -56% 16,7% 28,4% 9.499 -65%
4 Kia Carnival/Sedona 10.238 11.859 -14% 8,3% 7,1% 6.187 -34%
5 Dodge Grand Caravan 21 2.867 -99% 0,0% 1,7% 3 -100%
Segment total 123.840 167.495 -26% 62.134 -24%

Source: Manufacturers.