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We're already a month into 2022, believe it or not, which means many automakers have already rolled out their 2022 model year vehicles – and even some 2023 models – in anticipation of upcoming sales year. But as that fresh batch of product makes its way to dealerships, we have to say goodbye to a few vehicles that won't be joining us after this year.

By our count, nearly 30 vehicles have been discontinued or phased out for 2022. Obvious ones like the Fiat 500L and Honda Clarity FCV simply didn't have enough sales power to stick around. Others, like the Lamborghini Aventador, Polestar 1, and Lotus Evora GT, will be replaced by more modern options. We can only assume that more cars will join this list as the year continues, but for now, these are the ones that have already said their goodbyes.

BMW i3

BMW i3

Goodbye i3, hello iX. With BMW's new-and-improved electric crossover on the market, the company has officially discontinued the i3 for the 2022 model year and beyond. The i3's limited range (153 miles in top-spec) and outdated interior meant it was ripe for replacement. By contrast, the iX hits the market with up to 280 miles of range with one of the best modern interiors of any car on sale today.


BMW 2 Series Convertible

BMW 2 Series

BMW hasn't officially stated that the new 2 Series won't get a convertible trim, but we definitely won't see it for the 2022 model year, at least. The drop-top two-door ended its lifecycle in 2021 with the rest of the outgoing 2 Series range.


Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

We knew from the beginning that Dodge would only build a handful of Durango SRT Hellcats. But so many people clamored for the one-year-and-done performance SUV that the company agreed to build another 1,000 units for this year. But after 2022, the Durango SRT Hellcat is officially done for good.


Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L

When Fiat killed the 500 hatchback in the US for 2019, we knew it was only a matter of time before the forgettable 500L met the same fate. In its most successful year, Fiat moved just over 12,000 units of the funky Italian crossover. In 2020, that number dwindled to an abysmal 475 units. Now Fiat only sells one model in the US: the 500X.


Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport

Ford has been on a roll lately with products like the Bronco, Mach-E, Maverick, and others. So it's no surprise that the Blue Oval is discontinuing one of its least successful vehicles of late in the EcoSport. The EcoSport only survived five model years in the US following its debut in 2018, and with the arrival of the much-better Bronco Sport, the EcoSport didn't stand a chance.


Honda Clarity FCV

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

With limited availability and a larger push toward electrification, the Honda Clarity fuel-cell wasn't long for this world. The first iteration debuted in 2008, but the second-generation model pictured here showed up globally in 2016 as a pure fuel-cell vehicle. In 2017, plug-in hybrid and fully electric options joined the range (the latter discontinued last year) – but they still weren't enough to move the needle. Honda sold just 11,654 units of the Clarity in the US in 2019, and a mere 4,215 examples in 2020.


Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Hyundai Ioniq Electric

With a number of new EVs already on sale or on the way – like the Ioniq 5 – Hyundai is simplifying its lineup. In doing so, the Ioniq Electric sedan goes the way of the dodo, leaving way for the plug-in hybrid and traditional hybrid variants to survive alongside the 5 crossover.


Hyundai Veloster

2021 Hyundai Veloster

Before you panic, don't worry – the Veloster N is sticking around for now. As for the base Veloster, R-Spec, and Turbo models, that trio won't make it to the 2022 model year. Hyundai announced the change in July, saying that market demand forced the company to reconsider its strategy in the US for the funky hatch.


Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

The latest Jeep Grand Cherokee brings a bigger L version to the lineup, but it arrives without the beloved SRT model – and the Trackhawk – from last year. There's no word on whether Jeep will revive its SRT range for the current Grand Cherokee, but we've got our fingers crossed.


Kia Cadenza

Kia Cadenze

Had you forgotten that the Kia Cadenza still existed, you'd be forgiven. The company sold just 1,265 examples of the fancy sedan in 2020, and a mere 1,577 examples the previous year. Kia has now changed the Cadenza's name to K8, given it a totally new platform, and moved all its sales outside of the US.


Kia K900

Kia K900

Just like the Cadenza, Kia will continue to sell the K900 in markets outside of the US under a new name (K9) – but the full-sized sedan is dead in the US. The K900 was an even worse seller than the Cadenza, with just 305 examples bought last year and 392 examples in 2020. Throughout its seven-year run in the US, the K900's best year came in 2015, when the company sold just over 2,500 units.


Kia Sedona

Kia Sedona

Kia didn’t really kill off the Sedona so much as the company did totally revamp it with a new name. The awesome Carnival takes the place of the Sedona in the lineup, while the 24-year-old nameplate disappears for good.


Lamborghini Aventador

Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster

Pour one out for Lamborghini's last naturally aspirated V12 ever. The Aventador caps off its 10-year production run in the States with the Ultimate Edition before the company plans to replace it (for good) with a hybrid model. Don't expect the V12 to disappear from Lambo's lineup entirely, but virtually all Lamborghini models moving forward will have some sort of hybrid tech.


Lotus Evora GT

Lotus Evora GT

Lotus is discontinuing production of the Evora GT. The company updated its beloved sports car for one last go in 2022, with new colors, options, and features, but ultimately, the arrival of the Emira makes the Evora GT old news. And besides, the company is going all-electric soon.


Mazda 6

Mazda6

The Mazda 6 had a relatively successful run here in the US, spanning three generations over the model's 16-years on sale. But the rise of crossovers essentially doomed the Mazda 6 as it has most sedans; the company moved just over 16,000 units in 2020, a far cry from the 70,000 units Mazda sold in the four-door's first year in the US.


Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-3

As Mazda continues to revamp its lineup, that means outdated products like the CX-3 have to go. With the new Mazda 3 hatchback and the arrival of the CX-30 small crossover, there simply wasn't any room for the slow-selling CX-3. Mazda moved just over 8,000 units of the CX-3 in 2020, and only 18,000 units in its best year.


Mercedes-AMG A35

Mercedes-AMG A35

Last year, Mercedes-Benz said that it would “decrease” its lineup in an effort to streamline its product offerings. One of the casualties of that clean-up was the Mercedes-AMG A35. While the similarly spec’d Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 lives on for 2022, the A35 and its 302 horsepower disappear.


Mercedes-AMG CLS 53

Mercedes-AMG CLS 53

Another casualty of that streamlined Mercedes-Benz range is the AMG CLS 53. Debuting in 2018, the AMG-ified CLS lasted a mere five years and was the only six-cylinder CLS available in the US. Now, CLS buyers will have to make do with one of two four-cylinder options.


Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series

A recent report says that order books for the limited AMG GT Black Series have officially closed. The company reportedly built more than the original 1,700 units of its $326,000 sports car before calling it quits.


Mercedes-AMG GT R

5. Mercedes-AMG GT R

The Mercedes-AMG GT range now includes the 710-horsepower, track-focused Black Series, which leaves little room for the performance-oriented GT R. The company announced its discontinuation for the 2022 model year, saying the Black Series was the “new flagship for the GT two-door model range.”

Polestar 1

2021 Polestar 1 Exterior

We knew the Polestar 1 wasn't long for this world, but it's still sad to see it go. The company announced the end of its production run after this year, marking just under five years on sale in the US. The Polestar 1 was the first and only hybrid model in the company's range, and soon it will be replaced by a fully electric version of the Precept concept that debuted last year.


Porsche Macan Turbo

Porsche Macan Turbo

Porsche dropped the Turbo nameplate from its Macan range and instead added a new GTS model to the mix for 2022. But don’t worry, the Macan GTS adopts the Turbo model’s twin-turbocharged V6 engine good for 434 horsepower.


Rolls-Royce DawnWraith

Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge: Feature

In a somewhat surprising move, Rolls-Royce is ending production of the Dawn convertible and Wraith coupe in the US this year. Regulatory issues doomed the two models, in part, but the duo also uses an outdated BMW platform that dates all the way back to 2007. The smaller Ghost, meanwhile, has moved to a modern Rolls-Royce platform shared with the Cullinan.


Tesla Model S Plaid Plus

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid

The Tesla Model S Plaid Plus wasn’t so much discontinued as it was never produced in the first place. Tesla announced the range-topping performance option in 2020, with an estimated price tag of $149,990, a 0-60 time of under two seconds, and 520 miles of range. Instead, CEO Elon Musk said that the Plaid Plus model would be canceled in place of the normal Plaid variant.


Toyota Land Cruiser*

Toyota Land Cruiser

If you're a regular reader, you know that the asterisk means that Toyota hasn't totally discontinued the Land Cruiser. There's a new 300 Series model for markets overseas, but Toyota has discontinued the nameplate here in the US.


Volvo V90

2020 Volvo V90

Volvo isn’t killing the entire V90 range – at least not yet. The company announced earlier this month that it was discontinuing the standard V90, but keeping the V90 Cross Country as a special order option in the US.

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