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What Will Be The Most Popular EV of 2023? Expert Research Reveals All

Experts reveal the most popular EVs in the UK

Motoring experts at DriveElectric <> looked at the number of first-time registrations of electric cars to determine the most popular up-and-coming EVs of 2023. View the full study here: First time registered electric cars: Rank Model 2021 Q3 2022 Q3 1 Tesla Model Y 0 20,657 2 Tesla Model 3 22,079 11,571 3 Kia Niro EV 8,996 9,367 4 Volkswagen ID.3 8,387 6,846 5 Hyundai Ioniq Electric 3,668 6,436 6 MG 5 3,575 5,387 7 Nissan Leaf 6,165 5,296 8 Hyundai Kona Electric 5,065 4,947 9 Audi e-tron 5,894 4,933 10 Mini Cooper Electric 3,376 4,786 The Tesla Model Y tops the list of first-time with a total of 20,657 in the third quarter of 2022. This comes as no surprise as this electric SUV can withstand various weather conditions and is a cutting-edge alternative to many other electric vehicles. Another Tesla reaches the top 3, this time it is the Tesla Model 3. In the third quarter of 2022, the Tesla Model 3 had a total of 11,571 first-time registered electric cars. This is a decline from the year before which had 22,079 first-time registers by its third quarter. The Kia Niro EV ranks in third place, with a total number of 9,367 first-time registered electric cars. This is 4% higher than the year before. With refined styling, next-generation technology and smart features, this all-electric vehicle offers value for money, starting with a retail price of just £36,795. The experts at DriveElectric also predict that electric vehicles will out-sell traditional ICE vehicles by 2023. Mike Potter, CEO of DriveElectric says: “After the government's announcement of the ban on new petrol and diesel cars, there has been a lot of speculation as to what the used car market will look like after 2030. “From 2030 onward, those buying new cars will primarily only have a choice of battery-electric vehicles or cars fuelled with hydrogen. “Although buying and selling used ICE cars will still be allowed, it is expected that the resale values of traditional ICEs will most likely take a huge hit due to a fall in demand.�?? Further insights: - The Tesla Model 3 EV saw a sales increase of 42% in just one year with over 76,000 being licensed as of September 2022. - EVs have a market share of 32.9% in the UK. - 137,498 Battery Electric Vehicles were registered in 2022, whereas only 132,292 petrol cars were registered. Please view the full study here <>and all images here <> . If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.