First, a fully electric car is the world’s best. The one that leads sales worldwide is Tesla, the Model Y crossover, which has overtaken the Toyota Corolla, according to Felipe Muñoz, a global analyst at JATO Dynamics, who reported the figures on the website Motor1.
According to Muñoz, the information gathered in 53 markets around the world, in addition to other important assessments and in some more, all of which showed that the Model Y was the best selling car in the world in the first half of this year. 2013
Data collected for the fourth quarter showed that 267,200 units were sold, which was an increase of 69% over the same period last year. According to Muñoz, this increased sales can be attributed to the reduction in Tesla’s prices.
While it sold strongly in China as its main market, sales in the United States increased by 68% and became the best vehicle in Europe, according to JATO Dynamics.
For its part, the Corolla Corolla, which led the list of best-selling cars for several years (its first reign was in 1997), reported a downward trend in sales of 256,400 units. That includes a 29% drop in China and a 10% decline in the United States.
So in first place is the Tesla Model Y, in second place is the Toyota Corolla. But the top 5 still belongs to Toyota, since the other three positions are occupied by Hilux, RAV4 and Camry.
According to data published by JATO, in 2022 Tesla placed two of its four available models in the top 10 of the world’s best-seller list; The Tesla Model Y was just the third best-selling vehicle in the world in 2022, behind only the Toyota RAV4 and the Toyota Corolla.
A few weeks ago we also learned that Tesla’s car deliveries during the first quarter of 2023 broke the record, a total of 422,875 cars were delivered, according to the automaker’s report.