VW Passat GTE #1, Nissan Leaf #3

The Swedish PEV passenger car market registered 1.434 units in March, up 15% regarding the same month last year, with the market share above 4%.

The VW Passat GTE was the best-selling car for the third time in a row, with a 272 deliveries, followed by the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, with 188 registrations, and the Nissan Leaf, with 185 units, its best result in over two years, reaching Third Place also in the YTD ranking.

Special mention to the Fourth Place Tesla Model S, with 182 units last month, the nameplate best monthly result since its introduction in 2013.

In the Light Commercial Vehicles (N1) class, registrations were up 55% to 34 units, with the Renault Kangoo ZE overcoming the Nissan e-NV200, winning by 25 to 8 units in March, with the French model also leading the YTD ranking, with 59 units.

Looking at other alternative fuels, this year CNG passenger cars are down 16% Year-on-year, to 755 units, while on the Fuel Cell front, the Toyota Mirai registered 2 units last month, increasing the yearly tally to 5 units in 2017, while Hyundai registered only one ix35 FCEV in the same period.