The European car market closed a new year in negative. During the year 2022, the vehicle sales in Europe they registered 11,309,310 units, a number of new vehicles registered that, compared to the previous year, shows a decrease of 4.1%. The lowest level of registrations since 1985. However, in a context of general falls, the electric cars They continue to gain ground. Here we will present the 10 Best selling electric cars in Europe during 2022.
Electric registrations in Europe
The arrival of new electric vehicles to Europe during 2022 it has been key to improving sales figures. However, despite the fact that more brands have entered the market, there are no changes in the dominant brand of electric sales in Europe.
During 2022 the battery electric cars (BEV) accounted for 60% of electrified car registrations (electric, extended-range electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell). The electric vehicle sales they reached 1.56 million units, a growth of 29% compared to 2021. According to the figures, around 14 out of every 100 new cars registered in Europe were powered by a purely electric system.
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The 10 best-selling electric cars in Europe in 2022
within the best-selling electric cars in Europe in 2022 there are some novelties. The category leader has been none other than the Tesla Model Ya model that is also the most popular electric SUV.
This has been a resounding victory, since, since its production began in Germany, sales of the ModelY They have grown exponentially. The second place is occupied again by Tesla with his model 3which was the best-selling electric car in Europe during 2021. To close the podium, we have the VW ID.4.
|1||Tesla Model Y||137,052|
|2||Tesla Model 3||91,475|
At the gates of the podium remained the FIAT 500, the electric city most in demand by Europeans. The seventh and eighth position in the ranking should also be noted. The first achieved by Dacia Spring, being nothing less than the most affordable electric on the European market. And secondly, the electric variant of the peugeot 208the best-selling car in Europe during 2022.
It is worth mentioning that Tesla’s market share in Europe has gone from 1.43% during 2021 to 2.06% in 2022. Putting these numbers in context, the electric vehicle brand outsold historical and established firms such as SEAT , MINI, Suzuki and Nissan.