Volvo XC90 PHEV is 2016 Best Seller in Finland

With 1.432 new PEV passenger cars registered in 2016, registrations surged 118% Year-on-Year, making this one of the fastest growing markets in Europe, with the market share ending above 1% for the first time, with 1.08%, significantly above the 0.60% of 2015.

The only three models to reach three-digit sales were the Volvo XC90 PHEV, this year Best Seller, with 266 units, the Second Placed Volkswagen Passat GTE, which registered 166 units, and the Third Placed BMW 330e, with 111 registrations.

BEVs are a small portion of the local PEV market, with only 225 registered in 2016, down 7% regarding 2015, with the Best Seller in this category being the Tesla Model S, with 85 units.