Used hybrids are approaching 5% market share in 2022

Used hybrids are approaching 5% market share in 2022


By the end of the 2022 financial year, used hybrid vehicles had accumulated 257,581 transactions in France. A total that brings them closer to the five-point mark of penetration in sales. Despite the situation, diesel UVs saved many.

Once again, Toyota has taken advantage of its fleet to put its hand in the used hybrid market in 2022.

It didn’t take long. In 2022, second hand hybrids made a total of 257,581 transactions in France, according to AAA Data, an amount that brought this product segment close to the symbolic bar of five penetration points. In one year, due to sales growth of 13.3%, their market share has actually increased from 3.8 to 4.9%.

All technologies of hybrid cars and all models combined, the Toyota Yaris comes out on top. Classified by AAA Data with 20,868 resets (-12.3% over one year). It is closely followed by the Toyota C-HR, whose growth of 3.7% reaches 18,436 units. For information, the Peugeot 3008 dominates among plug-in hybrids (5,816 units; +91.9%).

At the same time, electric cars it also continued to grow. The annual report shows an increase of 26.4 percent to 72,969 units. This gives them a market share of 1.4%, against 1% last year.

Undeterred, the Renault Zoe jumped another 10.3% during the year to collect 22,268 transactions, or 30.5% of the category’s total. The podium is completed by Peugeot 208 (6,099 units; +60.5%) and Tesla Model 3 (4,074 units; +180%).

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Be that as it may, diesel remains the majority in France. While sales decreased by 18.8%, this segment still represented more than 2.71 million transactions, or 52.1% of sales. For the record, a year earlier, the market share was still 55.5%.

Gasoline types benefit only slightly. Their weight ranges from 39 to 40.7%. And for good reason, the total was reduced by 9.7% in one year, to 2,117,174 units.

Jan. until December 2022
Energy Amount % %Var
Total which 5,204,986 100.0 -13.5
Electricity 72,969 1.4 26.4
Nature 2,117,174 40.7 -9.7
diesel 2,710,846 52.1 -18.8
Hybrid 257,581 4.9 13.3
Others 46,416 0.9 -0.2
Top 5 plug-in hybrid cars in 2022
12 months 2022
Brand An example Amount Go Var.
Peugeot 3008 5,816 8.8% 91.9%
mercedes GLC 2,871 4.3% 19.7%
Citro├źn C5 Aircross 3,123 4.7% 54.9%
Porsche Cayenne 2,370 3.6% 30.4%
Volvo XC60 1,960 3% 48.4%
The 5 best used plug-in hybrid cars in 2022
12 months 2022
Brand An example Amount Go Var.
Toyota yaris 20,868 11% -12.3%
Toyota C-HR 18,436 9.7% 3.7%
Renault Capture it 7,543 4% 74.4%
Toyota Auris 10,697 5.6% -15.9%
Toyota Corolla 9,076 4.8% 61.8%
Top 10 used electric cars in December 2022
12 months 2022
Brand An example Amount Go Var.
Renault Zoe 22,268 30.5% 10.3%
Peugeot 208 6,099 8.4% 60.5%
You are here Example 3 4,074 5.6% 180%
Renault Megane-E 771 1.1%
fiat 500 3,198 4.4% 77.2%