September was another great month for plug-in electric cars in Sweden, where 3,518 new registrations were recorded (up 52% year-over-year).
The market share of 14% is outstanding and close to the all-time record from March (14.7%). 6.5% comes from BEVs alone.
After nine months of 2019, over 27,300 plug-ins were sold at the average market share of 11%.
Plug-in electric car sales in Sweden – September 2019
Best selling models
Volume Tesla deliveries in September enabled the Tesla Model 3 (716 in September) to almost catch and replace the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (283) in year-to-date sales (3,490 Model 3 vs 3,503).
As usual, the next two places were taken by the two South Korean plug-in hybrids:
- Kia Niro PHEV - 259 (2,702 YTD)
- Kia Optima PHEV - 250 (2,555 YTD)
But it's worthy to note 197 and #5 for the Tesla Model S and (948 and #10 YTD).
Sweden is one of the not so many markets these days where plug-in hybrids are among the most popular plug-ins:
Source: EV Sales Blog