Tesla CEO Elon Musk has famous prior to now that he believes the Mannequin Y has the potential to develop into the world’s best-selling automotive. The Mannequin Y didn’t obtain this feat final yr, nevertheless it undoubtedly got here shut, in line with latest knowledge shared by JATO Dynamics.
Per JATO Dynamics’ knowledge, the Tesla Mannequin Y offered about 747,000 models in 2022, a 91% enhance in comparison with 2021. About 44% of the Mannequin Y’s gross sales occurred in China, 34% in america, and 19% in Europe. With these outcomes, the Mannequin Y turned the world’s third-best-selling automotive final yr.
The Mannequin Y’s efficiency in 2022 may be very spectacular, particularly contemplating that the one two automobiles that overtook it had been the Toyota RAV4, which had simply over 1,000,000 models offered, and the Toyota Corolla sedan, which noticed 992,000 models offered. Each the Toyota RAV4 and the Corolla are extra reasonably priced automobiles in comparison with the Tesla Mannequin Y.
What’s fairly fascinating is that the Mannequin Y shouldn’t be the one Tesla whose international gross sales carried out effectively final yr. As per JATO, the Mannequin 3 sedan additionally turned the world’s tenth best-selling automotive in 2022 with round 482,000 models offered. That’s fairly an unbelievable accomplishment for the Mannequin 3, Tesla’s most reasonably priced automotive so far, contemplating that the car competes within the sedan market.
Felipe Munoz, JATO’s International Analyst, shared his ideas in regards to the Mannequin Y and Mannequin 3’s feat final yr. “It’s a historic second to see a pure electrical car not solely so near the highest place but additionally a comparatively new model getting thus far within the international rating, significantly given they don’t seem to be probably the most reasonably priced automobiles,” Munoz mentioned.