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The market of electric cars is growing in Ukraine. Top 10 October models

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The market of electric cars in Ukraine is still at a minimum level. The share of sales of cars with electric motors does not exceed 1.5% of the total. However, electric mobilization is the future of the world car industry, so the Institute of Car Market Research is launching a new section — the monthly top of electric cars.

In total, in October 2021, Ukrainians bought 1,595 units. electric cars. Most of them (48%, 762 units) were imported from abroad used. Another 44% (698 units) are domestic resales. And only 8% (135 units) of cars with electric motors Ukrainians bought new. Despite the generally small number of electric vehicles in the market structure, two records were set in October: the absolute maximum of imports of used EVs from abroad and the maximum monthly number of sales in this market segment in general.

Dynamics of the electric car market in Ukraine during October 2020 — October 2021

Compared to September 2021, the total volume of the electric car market increased by 0.5%. Ukrainians bought 8 cars with electric motors more than last month. Compared to October 2020, the total volume of the primary market increased by 34.8%.

The most popular used electric cars imported from abroad

The most popular electric car imported from abroad in October was the Nissan Leaf (167 units). One of the first models of electric cars, which appeared on the Ukrainian car market, is not losing popularity due to its affordable price and good technical characteristics. In second place — the cheapest and at the same time the most popular model Tesla — Model 3. Third place — for the compact Renault Zoe (45 pcs.), One of the first mass European electric cars.

From the general list it is necessary to allocate the sixth number — Renault Kangoo ZE This electric version of the French cargo van enjoys popularity among small business because of practicality and a parity of the price and quality. Such people come to Ukraine from abroad mainly after working in courier or postal services.

The most popular used electric cars imported from abroad in October 2021
  1. Nissan Leaf — 167
  2. Tesla Model 3 — 115
  3. Renault Zoe — 45
  4. Volkswagen E-Golf — 44
  5. Chevrolet Bolt — 42
  6. Renault Kangoo ZE — 42
  7. Tesla Model S — 35
  8. Tesla Model Y — 25
  9. Hyundai Kona — 21
  10. Audi E-Tron — 20

The most popular used electric cars in the domestic market

Among electric cars on the domestic market in October, Ukrainians most often chose the Tesla Model S (63 units). In second place — another car of this brand, Tesla Model 3 (62 pcs.). Third place — for Chevrolet Bolt (26 pcs.).

Interesting is the electric car that took ninth place in the ranking — Chanje V8070 (15 pcs.). This is a full-size cargo van similar to the popular "sprinter", made in China.

The most popular electric cars in the domestic market in October 2021
  1. Tesla Model S — 63
  2. Tesla Model 3 — 62
  3. Chevrolet Bolt — 26
  4. Fiat 500 — 24
  5. Renault Zoe — 21
  6. Volkswagen Golf — 21
  7. BMW i3 — 19
  8. Audi E-Tron — 15
  9. Chanje V8070 — 15
  10. Ford Focus — 11

The most popular new electric cars

The leader in the ranking of new electric cars registered in October was the Volvo XC40 (23 units). The second place was taken by Hyundai Ioniq (20 pieces), the third — Audi E-Tron (15 pieces).

The most popular new electric cars, registered in October 2021
  1. Volvo XC40 — 23
  2. Hyndai Ioniq — 16
  3. Audi E-Tron — 15
  4. Mercedes-Benz EQC — 9
  5. Hyundai Encino — 8
  6. Jac IEVS4 — 8
  7. Jaguar I-Pace — 7
  8. BMW i3 — 6
  9. Nissan Leaf — 6
  10. Honda M-NV — 5

Read the statistics of other periods and categories of vehicles in the statistics section on the website of the Institute of Car Research .

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