Volkswagen Golf, the pi? sold in Europe in 2021. Tesla Model 3 among the electric


2021 is coming; closed negatively for the European auto market. A year that will be remembered for the many challenges faced by car manufacturers between the pandemic and the problem of semiconductor supply. According to data from Jato Dynamics of the 28 markets of Europe (EU-25 plus the United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland) 11.75 million cars were registered in 2021. This is the worst figure since 1985. On this result, Felipe Munoz , Global Analyst at JATO Dynamics, commented:

The shortage of semiconductors is; been even more; detrimental to the sector compared to the 2020 lockdown. The new crisis has had a negative impact on demand and registrations in the market. Uncertainty about the pandemic, coupled with the prolonged shortage of semiconductors, created a perfect storm for manufacturers last year.

In particular, the chip crisis has begun to weigh heavily on the & # 39; early summer of 2021. Despite the negative overall results, the low-emission models have found more space, also thanks to the incentives provided by some countries. Consumers have turned more and more; their focus on purely electric and plug-in hybrid alternatives. According to data from Jato Dynamics, 2.25 million cars on tap were registered in 2021, equal to a share of 19%. Although diesels finished the year with 21.7%, it is overtaking is likely to arrive in 2022.


Despite the difficulties of the market, there have been manufacturers who have been able to obtain good results in any case. Let's talk about the Hyundai-Kia Group which is; managed to increase its market share in Europe thanks to SUVs and its electric. From 6.7% in 2019, the Group passes to 8.6% in 2021. Toyota also did well above all thanks to the new Yaris.

Despite the continuing problems of availability; At dealerships, European consumers continued to ask for SUV models . Last year, SUV registrations were 5.34 million, up 11% compared to 2020 and down 12% compared to 2019. The market share of these vehicles is; jumped from 38.2% in 2019 and from 40.3% in 2020 to 45.5% last year. This is the largest market share; always high for SUVs in Europe. The most SUV required in Europe & egrave; it was Peugeot 2008.


Volkswagen & egrave; was the brand that achieved the best result in terms of sales in 2021 on the European market. The Golf, in particular, is; was the most popular model; sold it. However, the result of this & egrave; far from those of the past . There is in fact, a decline of 27.9% on 2020 and even 50% on 2019. The German compact has been leading the European market since 2008, but the growing popularity of small and compact SUVs, together with increased internal competition, affected the final result. The ID.3, the third most electric 100% electric model, probably also penalized the Golf. sold in 2021 in the Old Continent.

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Electric is growing a lot but Tesla is; the one that is getting by far the best result . The market share of the American manufacturer is; doubled between 2019 and 2021. Thanks to the success of the Model 3, the volume of Tesla & egrave; increased from 29,300 units & agrave; in 2018 to nearly 168,000 last year. Model 3 is not; was just the most electric car sold in Europe , but yes & egrave; secured a place in the top 20 of the general classification. In September and December 2021 & egrave; it was also the car more & ugrave; absolutely sold in Europe.

[Data source: Jato Dynamics]

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