New registrations were quite low this month, with plug-in vehicle registrations accounting for 11.92% of all new car sales – purchasers are likely opting to hold off for a 222 licence plate in July.

Excluding imports, so far this year (January – June) there’s been a total of:

  • 8,444 battery-only electric vehicles (BEVs) registered, compared to 4,330 in the same period last year, and;
  • 4,959 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) registered, compared to 4,163 in the same period last year.

Summary

The top-3 registered new BEVs for the first half of 2022 were:

  1. Volkswagen ID.4 1,159
  2. Hyundai Ioniq 5 1,130
  3. Kia EV6 742

The top-3 registered new BEVs in June were:

  1. Volkswagen ID.4 28
  2. Volkswagen ID.3 27
  3. MG 5 20

11.92% of new cars registered in June 2022 were plug-in, comprised of:

  • BEV 187 (8.68%)
  • PHEV 70 (3.24%)

20.56% of all new plug-in car registrations so far (January – June) this year were plug-in, categorised as:

  • BEV 8,444 (12.96%)
  • PHEV 4,959  (7.60%)

Separately, new and used imports accounted for the following plug-in car registrations so far this year (January – June):

  • BEV 170
  • PHEV 1,631

Complete breakdown of new BEVs registered:

Make Model June

2022

% sales

June 2022

2022 to Date

(Jan – June)

% sales

2022 to Date

(Jan – June)

2021

(Jan – Dec)

% sales

2021

Volkswagen ID.4 28 15.0% 1,159 13.7% 1,432 16.6%
Volkswagen ID.3 27 14.4% 354 4.2% 1,271 14.7%
MG 5 20 10.7% 118 1.4% 132 1.5%
Skoda Enyaq 13 7.0% 187 2.2% 236 2.7%
Polestar Polestar 2 12 6.4% 13 0.2%
Nissan Leaf 9 4.8% 669 7.9% 736 8.5%
Volkswagen ID.5 8 4.3% 25 0.3%
Mercedes-Benz EQB 5 2.7% 45 0.5%
Honda Honda E 5 2.7% 22 0.3% 38 0.4%
Opel Corsa 4 2.1% 102 1.2% 108 1.2%
Hyundai Ioniq 4 2.1% 90 1.1% 206 2.4%
Audi Q4 Etron 4 2.1% 154 1.8% 170 2.0%
Peugeot 208 3 1.6% 162 1.9% 152 1.8%
Fiat 500 3 1.6% 58 0.7%
Toyota BZ4X 3 0.0% 3 0.0%
Mercedes-Benz EQA 3 1.6% 140 1.7% 69 0.8%
Hyundai Ioniq 5 3 1.6% 1,130 13.4% 78 0.9%
Hyundai Kona 3 1.6% 399 4.7% 339 3.9%
Tesla Model 3 3 1.6% 503 6.0% 858 9.9%
Peugeot 2008 2 1.1% 200 2.4% 230 2.7%
Citroen C4 2 1.1% 67 0.8% 38 0.4%
Audi E-Tron 2 1.1% 139 1.6% 154 1.8%
Kia EV6 2 1.1% 742 8.8% 37 0.4%
Jaguar I-Pace 2 1.1% 57 0.7% 41 0.5%
BMW iX 2 1.1% 118 1.4% 15 0.2%
BMW iX3 2 1.1% 88 1.0% 104 1.2%
Ford Mustang 2 1.1% 52 0.6% 33 0.4%
Porsche Taycan 2 1.1% 77 0.9% 80 0.9%
Volvo XC40 2 1.1% 124 1.5% 31 0.4%
MG ZS 2 1.1% 44 0.5% 238 2.8%
Citroen Berlingo Pass 1 0.5% 16 0.2%
Mercedes-Benz EQS 1 0.5% 21 0.2%
Mini Mini Hatch 1 0.5% 111 1.3% 166 1.9%
Tesla Model Y* 1 0.5% 176 2.1%
Citroen Space Tourer 1 0.5% 7 0.1% 1 0.0%
DS 3 5 0.1% 5 0.1%
BMW 4 Series 139 1.6%
Fiat 500C 3 0.0%
Cupra Born 19 0.2%
Opel Combo Pass 1 0.0%
Mercedes-Benz E Class 1 0.0%
Audi E-Tron Gt 55 0.7% 33 0.4%
Mercedes-Benz EQC 31 0.4% 21 0.2%
Mercedes-Benz EQE 4 0.0%
Mercedes-Benz EQV 1 0.0%
Nissan Evalia 1 0.0%
Peugeot Expert 13 0.2% 4 0.0%
BMW I3 17 0.2% 37 0.4%
Tesla Model S 4 0.0%
Tesla Model X 1 0.0%
Opel Mokka 35 0.4% 42 0.5%
Mazda MX 54 0.6% 98 1.1%
Kia Niro 418 5.0% 836 9.7%
Porsche Other Porsche 1 0.0%
Kia Soul 56 0.7% 81 0.9%
Lexus UX 18 0.2%
Opel Vivaro Passenger Van 2 0.0% 3 0.0%
BMW X4 31 0.4%
Opel Zafira 3 0.0%
Renault Zoe 185 2.2% 467 5.4%
Total 187 8,444 8,646

Source: SIMI Motorstats

*SIMI numbers reported as Model X in 2022 are actually Model Y; Model X currently unavailable outside USA.