Volvo Cars sells 61,666 cars worldwide in September, up 25%
Volvo Cars’ top-selling model globally was the XC60 (20,243 units), followed by the XC40 (18,306 units) and the Volvo XC90 (8,530 units).
Volvo Cars global sales reached 61,666 cars in September, up 25 percent compared to the same period last year as Europe, the US and China all reported sales growth for the month.
For the first nine months of 2023, the company sold 509,158 cars, an increase of 19 per cent compared to last year.
Volvo Cars’ Recharge line-up of models with a fully electric or plug-in hybrid powertrain grew 37 percent compared to September 2022 and accounted for 34 percent of all cars sold globally. The share of fully electric cars accounted for 15 percent of the overall sales, which was 12 percent in September 2022.
Sales in Europe tallied 25,489 cars, an increase of 32 percent year on year; sales of Recharge cars grew to 13,599 cars, resulting in a share of 53 percent for the region.
For the US, sales increased by 65 percent compared to September last year, amounting to 10,946 cars. For this period, the company´s sales of Recharge models made up 28 percent of the overall sales in the US.
In China, Volvo Cars increased sales during the month of September by 4 percent, resulting in 15,460 sold cars. Sales of Recharge models grew 20 percent compared to the same period last year.
Volvo Cars’ top-selling model for last month globally was the XC60 retailing 20,243 cars in September (2022: 15,621), followed by the XC40 with total sales of 18,306 cars (2022: 14,497), and the Volvo XC90 with 8,530 cars sold (2022: 7,380).
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