In January 2022, Ukrainians purchased and registered 663 electric vehicles, almost a third more than in the first month of 2021. We already know which models were the most popular.
Of these 663 cars, 631 were passenger cars, the remaining 32 were commercial electric cars. The share of new cars in registrations of electric vehicles was 20% against 10% in January 2021, the association Ukravtoprom reported.
Top 5 most popular electric car models in January 2022:
- Nissan Leaf – 136 pcs
- Tesla Model 3 – 63 pieces
- Honda M-NV – 33 pcs
- Volkswagen e-Golf – 26 pcs
- Chevrolet Bolt – 25 pcs
Most of the models from the specified “five” are already well known for the Ukrainian market of electric vehicles, however, the entry of the Honda M-NV crossover into the list was a surprise. This electric car is a joint development of Japanese Honda and Chinese Dongfeng, created specifically for the Chinese market. In Ukraine, M-NV is sold unofficially, at a price of about $24.5 thousand.
As for the commercial electric vehicle segment, almost all of it consists of a battery-powered version of the Renault Kangoo heel. In January, 21 representatives of this model were registered.