USA: 8 of 10 best-selling EVs offer more than 300 miles
The Tesla Model Y and Tesla Model 3 occupied the top 2 positions on the list.
According to reports from the US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (part of the Department of Energy), American car buyers prefer EVs with more than 300 miles (483 km) of range.
The report released the list of top-10 best-selling new EVs in 2022, of which only two had a range of less than 300 miles. Reports stated that, on average, the vehicles on the list had the longest possible range of 320 miles (515 km).
The Tesla Model Y and Tesla Model 3 occupied the top 2 positions on the list, with 228,312 units and 196,503 units of registrations in 2022. The Model Y has a claimed range of 330 miles, while the Model 3 offers 358 miles on a single charge. Also, 4 of the top 5 were Tesla Models, with just the Ford Mustang Mach-e beating the Model X and Model S to occupy the third position.
The Chevrolet Bolt EUV in sixth, and Volkswagen ID.4 in ninth, were the two EVs without a 300-mile range offering. The Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6 and Rivian R1T completed the top-10 list in 7th, 8th and 10th place.
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