Tesla Model Y is the Best-Selling Car in Europe for Second Straight Month

Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.

Tesla’s Model Y SUV has landed Europe’s title of best-seller for the second month in a row in December, outselling year-long winner Peugeot 208 during the month, according to a report from Automotive News Europe.

The Tesla Model Y sold 31,562 units in Europe in December, marking a 300-percent increase year over year. Second for December was the Tesla Model 3, which sold a total of 20,258.

Additionally, the third-best-seller in December was the Dacia Sandero with 17,592 units sold, representing a boost of 5.6 percent.

The Peugeot 208 was the best-seller for all of 2022, landing 20,258 sales for a 25-percent drop year over year.

The Peugeot was also a top seller during the period between April and June, while the Model 3 earned the top model in March, the Model Y earned top-seller for September, November and December. The Dacia Sandero was the monthly winner in January of 2022. Only in October did the Model Y fall from the top 50.

Other notable sellers in Europe included the Toyota Yaris, the Volkswagen Tiguan, the Volkswagen ID.4, the Volvo XC40 and the Ford Kuga.

Data from last month showed that Tesla had set quarterly delivery records in a number of different European countries, after the Model Y earned the best-selling car in November.

The Model Y then went on to earn the best-selling EV in 10 European countries throughout the whole of 2022.