Irish EV Registrations – October 2022

Another proportionately solid showing this month, with plug-in vehicle registrations accounting for 34.83% of all new cars registered in Ireland.

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

  • 15,241 battery-only electric vehicles (BEVs) registered, compared to 8,338 in the same period last year, and;
  • 7,611 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) registered, compared to 7,796 in the same period last year.

These represent 21.96% of all new cars registered so far this year (14.65% BEV, 7.31% PHEV).

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

  • BEV 356
  • PHEV 2,656

Summary

The top-3 registered new BEVs in October were:

  1. Volkswagen ID.4 155 (20.9%)
  2. Kia Niro 85 (11.5%)
  3. Hyundai Kona 71 (9.6%)

Of the 34.83% of new cars registered in October that were plug-in cars, it was comprised of:

  • BEV 741 (28.24%)
  • PHEV 173 (6.59%)

Complete breakdown of new BEVs registered:

Make Model Oct

2022

% sales

Oct 2022

2022 to Date

(Jan – Oct)

% sales

2022 to Date

(Jan – Oct)

2021

(Jan – Dec)

% sales

2021

Volkswagen ID.4 155 20.9% 2,918 19.1% 1,432 16.6%
Kia Niro 85 11.5% 648 4.3% 836 9.7%
Hyundai Kona 71 9.6% 672 4.4% 339 3.9%
Nissan Leaf 49 6.6% 852 5.6% 736 8.5%
Skoda Enyaq 42 5.7% 609 4.0% 236 2.7%
BMW iX3 38 5.1% 205 1.3% 104 1.2%
Mini Mini Hatch 38 5.1% 216 1.4% 166 1.9%
Volvo XC40 36 4.9% 388 2.5% 31 0.4%
Polestar Polestar 2 25 3.4% 108 0.7%
Volkswagen ID.5 24 3.2% 225 1.5%
Nissan Ariya 16 2.2% 58 0.4%
Tesla Model 3 15 2.0% 1,037 6.8% 858 9.9%
Mercedes-Benz EQE 12 1.6% 37 0.2%
Volkswagen ID.3 12 1.6% 920 6.0% 1,271 14.7%
Hyundai Ioniq 5 12 1.6% 1,159 7.6% 78 0.9%
Cupra Born 10 1.3% 114 0.7%
BMW iX 9 1.2% 198 1.3% 15 0.2%
MG ZS 9 1.2% 183 1.2% 238 2.8%
Audi Q4 Etron 8 1.1% 201 1.3% 170 2.0%
Mercedes-Benz EQA 7 0.9% 193 1.3% 69 0.8%
Kia EV6 7 0.9% 954 6.3% 37 0.4%
Audi E-Tron 6 0.8% 240 1.6% 154 1.8%
Jaguar I-Pace 6 0.8% 111 0.7% 41 0.5%
Mazda MX 6 0.8% 71 0.5% 98 1.1%
Porsche Taycan 6 0.8% 90 0.6% 80 0.9%
Renault Zoe 6 0.8% 308 2.0% 467 5.4%
Volvo C40 5 0.7% 88 0.6%
Fiat 500 4 0.5% 133 0.9%
Mercedes-Benz EQB 4 0.5% 132 0.9%
Peugeot 2008 3 0.4% 321 2.1% 230 2.7%
Mercedes-Benz EQC 3 0.4% 44 0.3% 21 0.2%
Mercedes-Benz EQS 3 0.4% 67 0.4%
Tesla Model Y 3 0.4% 274 1.8%
Citroen Berlingo Pass 1 0.1% 23 0.2%
Mercedes-Benz EQV 1 0.1% 1 1
Honda Honda E 1 0.1% 36 0.2% 38 0.4%
BMW I4 1 0.1% 229 1.5%
Citroen Space Tourer 1 0.1% 16 0.1% 1
Opel Zafira 1 0.1% 5
Peugeot 208 237 1.6% 152 1.8%
DS 3 7 5 0.1%
BMW 4 Series
MG 5 219 1.4% 132 1.5%
Fiat 500C 15 0.1%
Mercedes-Benz AMG 1
Toyota BZ4X 3
Citroen C4 84 0.6% 38 0.4%
Opel Combo Pass 2
Opel Corsa 115 0.8% 108 1.2%
Mercedes-Benz E Class 1
Audi E-Tron GT 63 0.4% 33 0.4%
Nissan Evalia 1
Peugeot Expert 15 0.1% 4
BMW I3 21 0.1% 37 0.4%
Hyundai Ioniq 120 0.8% 206 2.4%
Renault Megane 4
Tesla Model S 4
Tesla Model X 1
Opel Mokka 107 0.7% 42 0.5%
Ford Mustang 80 0.5% 33 0.4%
Porsche Other Porsche 1
Peugeot Rifter 1
Kia Soul 60 0.4% 81 0.9%
Lexus UX 18 0.2%
Opel Vivaro Passenger Van 2 3
Total 741 15,241 8,646

 

Source: SIMI Motorstats

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