The popularity of electric cars among consumers is growing every day. Currently, the share of vehicles with electric motors (including hybrids) in total sales is one-fifth in the European market. According to experts, this figure will only increase every year.
The model range of electric cars is enormous. Almost all world car manufacturers offer them. Therefore, before going to the dealership, future happy owners of electric vehicles prefer to "Google" the interest models. Of course, the benefits vary depending on the market, but there are many electric cars for which Google-requests are most often formed.
Tesla Model 3 became the leader in terms of network requests. According to the statistics of the analytical company Nationwide Vehicle Contracts, it was "Googled" 1,852,356 times worldwide in a month. And this is not surprising, because today this electric car is the most popular for sale. Since it entered the market, more than 500,000 units have been sold.
Top ten query leaders:
- Nissan Leaf – 565 689 requests;
- Tesla Model X – 553 999 requests;
- Model S – 524 479 requests;
- BMW i3 – 347 333 requests;
- Renault Zoe – 343 815 requests;
- Audi e-tron – 278 379 requests;
- Renault Twizy – 166 459 requests;
- Jaguar I-Pace – 154 064 requests;
- Hyundai Kona Electric – 136 329 requests.
If you look at the popularity of electric cars by region, then everything is ambiguous. The largest number of Tesla Model 3 fans live in the United States, Australia, China, and India. The BMW i8 (hybrid) is chosen by people in Africa, Russia, and Japan.
Analysts also analyzed the number of queries to Google for other hybrid models and PHEV. Most often, consumers were interested in Toyota Prius - 353,755 requests. The most popular were: Hyundai Ioniq, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, BMW 330e, 530e, Audi A3 e-tron, Kia Niro PHEV, Volvo XC90 Recharge T8, Porsche Cayenne PHEV, and Kia Optima.