While registration numbers are winding down for this year, plug-in vehicle registrations accounted for 41.15% of all new cars registered in Ireland in November.

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

  • 15,590 battery-only electric vehicles (BEVs) registered, compared to 8.528 in the same period last year, and;
  • 7,671 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) registered, compared to 7,871 in the same period last year.

These represent 22.14% of all new cars registered so far this year (14.84% BEV, 7.30% PHEV).

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

  • BEV 430
  • PHEV 2,936

Summary

The top-3 registered new BEVs in November were:

  1. Toyota BZ4X 122 (35.6%)
  2. Volkswagen ID.4 46 (13.4%)
  3. Nissan Leaf 23 (6.7%)

Of the 41.15% of new cars registered in November that were plug-in cars, it was comprised of:

  • BEV 343 (34.93%)
  • PHEV 61 (6.22%)

Complete breakdown of new BEVs registered:

Make Model Nov

2022

% Reg

Nov 2022

2022 to Date

(Jan – Nov)

% Reg

2022 to Date

(Jan – Nov)

2021

(Jan – Dec)

% Reg

2021

Toyota BZ4X 122 35.6% 125 0.8%
Volkswagen ID.4 46 13.4% 2,962 19.0% 1,432 16.6%
Nissan Leaf 23 6.7% 875 5.6% 736 8.5%
Cupra Born 11 3.2% 125 0.8%
Hyundai Kona 11 3.2% 683 4.4% 339 3.9%
Renault Megane 11 3.2% 15 0.1%
Polestar Polestar 2 10 2.9% 118 0.8%
Porsche Taycan 10 2.9% 100 0.6% 80 0.9%
Skoda Enyaq 9 2.6% 618 4.0% 236 2.7%
BMW iX 9 2.6% 206 1.3% 15 0.2%
Mini Mini Hatch 9 2.6% 225 1.4% 166 1.9%
Volkswagen ID.5 8 2.3% 232 1.5%
Peugeot 208 7 2.0% 244 1.6% 152 1.8%
Kia Niro 6 1.7% 654 4.2% 836 9.7%
Hyundai Ioniq 5 5 1.5% 1,164 7.5% 78 0.9%
Tesla Model 3 5 1.5% 1,042 6.7% 858 9.9%
BMW 7 Series 4 1.2% 4
Audi E-Tron 4 1.2% 244 1.6% 154 1.8%
BMW I4 4 1.2% 233 1.5%
Mercedes-Benz EQE 3 0.9% 40 0.3%
MG ZS 3 0.9% 186 1.2% 238 2.8%
Nissan Ariya 2 0.6% 60 0.4%
Mercedes-Benz EQA 2 0.6% 195 1.3% 69 0.8%
Mercedes-Benz EQB 2 0.6% 134 0.9%
Volkswagen ID.3 2 0.6% 922 5.9% 1,271 14.7%
BMW iX3 2 0.6% 207 1.3% 104 1.2%
Ford Mustang 2 0.6% 82 0.5% 33 0.4%
Renault Zoe 2 0.6% 310 2.0% 467 5.4%
Fiat 500 1 0.3% 134 0.9%
Mercedes-Benz AMG 1 0.3% 2
Mercedes-Benz EQC 1 0.3% 45 0.3% 21 0.2%
Mercedes-Benz EQS 1 0.3% 68 0.4%
Kia EV6 1 0.3% 955 6.1% 37 0.4%
Peugeot Expert 1 0.3% 16 0.1% 4
Audi Q4 Etron 1 0.3% 202 1.3% 170 2.0%
Peugeot Rifter 1 0.3% 2
Volvo XC40 1 0.3% 389 2.5% 31 0.4%
Peugeot 2008 321 2.1% 230 2.7%
DS 3 7 5 0.1%
BMW 4 Series
MG 5 219 1.4% 132 1.5%
Fiat 500C 15 0.1%
Citroen Berlingo Pass 23 0.1%
Citroen C4 84 0.5% 38 0.4%
Volvo C40 88 0.6%
Opel Combo Pass 2
Opel Corsa 115 0.7% 108 1.2%
Mercedes-Benz E Class 1
Audi E-Tron GT 63 0.4% 33 0.4%
Mercedes-Benz EQV 1 1
Nissan Evalia 1
Honda Honda E 36 0.2% 38 0.4%
Jaguar I-Pace 111 0.7% 41 0.5%
BMW I3 21 0.1% 37 0.4%
Hyundai Ioniq 120 0.8% 206 2.4%
Tesla Model S 4
Tesla Model X 1
Tesla Model Y 274 1.8%
Opel Mokka 107 0.7% 42 0.5%
Mazda MX 71 0.5% 98 1.1%
Porsche Other Porsche 1
Kia Soul 60 0.4% 81 0.9%
Citroen Space Tourer 16 0.1% 1
Lexus UX 18 0.2%
Opel Vivaro Passenger Van 12 0.1% 3
Opel Zafira 5
Total 343 15,590 8,646

Source: SIMI Motorstats

*SIMI numbers reported may include a number of miscategorised registrations.