In 2022, Tesla global sales, production, and worldwide deliveries of battery-electric vehicles increased to over a million passenger cars.
In the full calendar year 2022, Tesla increased worldwide production, sales, and deliveries of its electric cars to well over a million vehicles. Global production of Tesla cars increased by almost 50% while production of the more expensive Model S and X nearly tripled.
Tesla Worldwide Sales and Production in 2022
Tesla reported global production and deliveries of electric cars as follows for the full calendar year 2022:
The Model 3 and Y were by far the most popular Tesla range while the Model S and X combined were only around 5% of total global Tesla production. Tesla did not yet specify which particular model was the most popular worldwide in 2022.
As in previous years, Tesla had a strong fourth quarter with 439,701 cars produced worldwide with 405,278 deliveries globally. These numbers were slightly below analysts’ expectations with Tesla claiming that a continued transition towards a more even regional mix of vehicle builds and deliveries led to a further increase in cars in transit at the end of the quarter. Tesla will release financial results for 2022 on January 25, 2023.
Production of Tesla Cars from 2019 to 2022
Tesla production of electric cars worldwide increased as follows in recent years:
|Total TESLA Production||1,369,611||930,422||47.2%||509,737||365,232|
Global Worldwide Car Sales by Brand in 2022 (Full Year)
Global worldwide sales by brand in 2022:
- Volkswagen Group (including Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Seat / Cupra, Porsche, Skoda, VW)
- Volkswagen Group Electric Car Sales
NOTE: “Sales” as reported by the various brands generally refer to deliveries and not necessarily sales to the customer or final registration. Terms and definitions may vary. All statistics are provided by respective car manufacturers unless clearly stated otherwise.