The Tesla Mannequin Y was Europe’s best-selling passenger automotive total in November, overtaking the Volkswagen Golf.
After falling out of the highest 50 in October, the electrical crossover rebounded strongly in November, with 19,144 items bought – a acquire of greater than 260 p.c on the identical month final 12 months. The Mannequin Y was additionally Europe’s total top-seller in September.
Tesla’s European gross sales rose 97 p.c in November to 31,820 items, largely due to the 260-percent surge in gross sales of the Mannequin Y.
The Mannequin Y was the one EV on Europe’s November gross sales podium, with the Dacia Sandero rating second with a quantity of 18,746 (up 16 p.c) and the Toyota Yaris coming in third place with 17,309 gross sales (up 150 p.c).
12 months-to-date, the Peugeot 208 – which additionally provides an all-electric variant – is Europe’s total top-seller, with a quantity of 193,743, in line with Dataforce’s preliminary numbers cited by Automotive Information Europe. The French subcompact hatchback seems to be set to complete 2022 as Europe’s total best-seller.
By November, six completely different fashions have completed the month as Europe’s top-seller, however solely two of them have been all-electric – the Tesla Mannequin 3 (March) and Tesla Mannequin Y (September, November).
Curiously, in Germany – Europe’s largest automotive market – the Tesla Mannequin Y was dethroned in November by the Tesla Mannequin 3. The sedan overtook the crossover because the most-registered electrical car in Germany, in line with knowledge from the nation’s nationwide auto company, the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA).
Tesla bought 6,811 Mannequin 3s in November in Germany, in comparison with 3,687 Mannequin Ys. Final month additionally marked the beginning of deliveries for the refreshed Mannequin S and Mannequin X in Germany, with Tesla promoting 106 and 35 items, respectively.
Tesla’s deliveries in Germany hit report ranges for the month of November, accounting for a 93-percent enhance year-over-year for a complete of 10,819 autos. November 2022 was the automaker’s second-best gross sales month but within the nation behind September.
Earlier this 12 months, Tesla CEO Elon Musk famously predicted that the Mannequin Y would change into the world’s best-selling car total in 2023. That actually seems to be doable in the mean time because the Mannequin Y dominates gross sales charts in Europe and different areas.