Tesla’s mind-blowing Model Y was Europe’s best-selling car in November
Tesla slipped below the top 50 in October 2022 but made a strong comeback in November selling 19,144 units. This is 260% more than last November 2021. Tesla’s Model Y was one of the top sellers in September as well.
Tesla’s European sales rose 97 percent to 31,820 units in November. The major reason is the Series Y model.
In the European market, Tesla’s Model Y was the only EV launched in November. Following the Y model, came the Dacia Sandero, which sold units at 18,746. And then Toyota Yaris with 17,309.
Another advantage is the Peugeot 208, a full-electric version provider in Europe. It is also a top seller selling 193,743. The French subcompact hatchback is set to exit the top seller position in late 2022.
Six different models have finished the month of November as Europe’s top-sellers. Both of these are Tesla’s electric models. They were the Model 3 in March and the Model Y from September to November.
Notably, this Model Y was replaced by Tesla’s Model 3 at one point. According to data from Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, the country’s national auto agency, the sedan topped crossovers along with electric vehicles.
Tesla sold 6,811 Model 3s but they only sold 3,687 Model Ys. last month. Tesla deliveries in Germany reached a record level in November, a 93 percent year-over-year increase for a total of 10,819 vehicles. November 2022 was the automaker’s second best-selling month in the country after September.
Musk’s prediction of the Model Y
Earlier in the year, CEO Elon Musk predicted that the Model Y would become the world’s best-selling vehicle in 2023. Now indications are that this could be true, as the sales graph of this Y model is going up fast.