The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is unbeatable between plug-in hybrids
sales of plug-in hybrids continue to grow in Spain but the 1.511 units marketed still account for a very small part of the market total is just 0.1%. Despite its versatility, the figures of enrolment of the PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) are still below the car 100% electrical.
there have been No surprises in the first position in the ranking where the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV remains as the undisputed market leader, repeating his victory of 2015. For the first time this model exceeds the average thousand of units sold in a year and four times the results of his nearest rival.
The main opponent of the Outlander in the classification has been a new launch this year, the Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine. The SUV Swedish seven-seater has curdled a superb performance from its arrival in dealerships and is one of plug-in hybrids, the most luxurious on the market.
Brilliant sales figures for the Volvo XC90 T8
After the Outlander and the XC90 appears the artillery German with multiple models for all tastes. The BMW X5 xDrive40e occupies the top step of the podium showing that the body of the SUV are the more pull they have between the PHEVS. The bavarian manufacturer placed three models in the Top 10, since along with the X5 are also the minivan BMW 225xe Active Tourer and the vehicle BMW 330e. Great performance by the main members of the range iPerformance.
Volkswagen has participated in this league with two models, both with a good commercial result. The Volkswagen Golf GTE is the best position it has obtained to be the fourth-ranked just in front of his older brother Volkswagen Passat GTE, which has surpassed by very little.
One of the protagonists of 2015, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has been surpassed by many rivals, and has fallen from the second place ranking last year to stay out of the Top 10 in this exercise the put only 39 units. It is not particularly good, especially if we take into account that is the same number of units that has managed to sell the exclusive BMW i8.
Ranking of sales of cars PHEVS in 2016
|1||Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV||555|
|2||Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine||128|
|3||BMW X5 xDrive40e||120|
|4||Volkswagen Golf GTE||115|
|5||Volkswagen Passat GTE||102|
|6||BMW 225xe Active Tourer||83|
|7||Mercedes GLE 550||78|
|9||Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid||63|
|10||Mercedes GLC 350e||42|