Volkswagen Passat GTE #1 in Sweden

The Swedish PEV passenger car market was up 53% in 2016, having registered 13 303 units last year.

The 2016 Best Seller was the Volkswagen Passat GTE, with an impressive 3.692 registrations, more than 1.800 units ahead of the Second Placed (and 2015 Best Seller) Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (1.819), with the Volvo V60 PHEV (1.239) ending in Third.

Looking at the LCV (N1) market, in 2016 the market went down 9% to 273 units, with the Renault Kangoo ZE being the major driving force, with 171 registrations.

A final mention for other Alternative Fuels, CNG powered passenger cars were down 22% to 3.965 units, while in the Fuel Cell market,  in 2016 numbers grew to 19 registrations, 16 of them belonging to the Hyundai ix35 FCEV model.