Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Becomes Europe’s Best Selling Plug-In Vehicle
Introduced in Europe in late 2013, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV became in May 2014 not only the best selling plug-in vehicle that month, but also Europe’s top selling plug-in vehicle thus far in 2014.
According to numbers hunted down by EV Sales Blog, Mitsubishi delivered in May 1,733 Outlander PHEVs and 6,047 in the first five months (this is still an approximation because many countries present registrations, not sales).
Anyway, no other plug-in vehicle was even close to 1,000 last month and Outlander PHEV has at least few hundred unit advantage over the second place Nissan LEAF, which YTD sold 5,559 units in Europe.
In May, Renault ZOE came in second with 785 and Tesla Model S was third with 754. Nissan LEAF seems to be off the podium, but the differences are very thin.
Of interest is the total number of plug-in vehicle sales in Europe – 7,783 in May, which is about two thirds of US sales.
Source: EV Sales Blog