Tesla’s most inexpensive crossover SUV, the Mannequin Y, retains setting gross sales data internationally, with two extra beneath its belt due to prospects in Iceland and Australia.
After changing into the best-selling cat on the earth within the first quarter of the 12 months, the Mannequin Y grew to become the best-selling automotive in Iceland within the first six months, beating the earlier document that stood for 35 years.
In keeping with the Iceland Monitor, quoted by Electrek, Tesla bought 1,316 Mannequin Ys this 12 months within the island nation and beat the document set in 1988 by the Toyota Corolla, which was bought in simply over 1,200 models three and a half many years in the past.
Granted, the Icelandic gross sales figures pale as compared with what Tesla has been able to attaining in the US, the place it bought over 150,000 automobiles within the first quarter. Nevertheless, Iceland is tiny in comparison with the US and has a inhabitants of lower than 400,000 folks, whereas the US has over 300 million inhabitants.
On the identical time, the Mannequin Y grew to become the best-selling automotive in Australia in June, with 5,560 models delivered throughout the nation. Within the basic rankings, Tesla’s crossover is in second place, after the Toyota HiLux and earlier than the Ford Ranger, each of that are pickups with separate ladder body chassis, or utes as they’re recognized Down Underneath.
The Mannequin Y was additionally Australia’s best-selling EV within the first half of 2022, with a complete of 14,002 models delivered, carefully adopted by its sedan sibling, the Mannequin 3, with 11,575 models bought.
The Chinese language BYD Atto 3 was in third place with 6,196 automobiles, whereas the MG ZS and Volvo XC40 Recharge accomplished the highest 5 record, in response to CarExpert.com.au.
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