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Tesla Model 3 Is Most Sought-After EV Around the World

Tesla Model 3 Is Most Sought-After EV Around the World

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Tesla Model 3 is the most sought-after EV around the world for search queries between July and December 2022. All Tesla vehicles currently in production have entered the top 7, confirming that its electric vehicles are the most desirable.

GRIDSERVE analyzed consumer behavior from around the world to determine which electric vehicles are generating the most interest and where. In terms of total internet searches between July and December 2022, Tesla Model 3 is the overall winner. GRIDSERVE reported that last year, Tesla Model 3 received 19,989,872 search queries, which placed it comfortably in first place.

However, other Tesla vehicles are also on the list, which is not surprising. While Kia EV6 is in second place with 15,815,185 searches, Tesla Model Y is third. The electric SUV was searched 13,908,451 times. In fourth place is Hyundai IONIQ 5 with 12,689,787 search queries. Model S is in fifth place with 11,459,099 searches, while Model X is in seventh place with 9,535,778.

Tesla has also been victorious in key EV markets such as the US, UK, China, and Norway. Searches for Model 3 in Europe, North America, and Oceania alone account for 88% of the total searches worldwide. Model 3 is the most sought-after electric vehicle on three of the six continents. Model 3 was searched 17,654,842 times on these continents alone.

South American motorists are most interested in Porsche Taycan, which received 884,310 requests. However, Tesla Model 3, Model S, and Model X come in at numbers two, three, and four.

Tesla Model 3 also dominates the US. The electric sedan is generating the most interest in 41 states. Its popularity even extends to Hawaii. In addition, the study showed that Model 3 is the most popular electric car in every city in the UK, despite the fact that Tesla Model Y is the best-selling one there. In fact, Tesla accounts for four of the ten most popular electric car models in the UK. Model 3 had 416,620 searches, the best-selling Model Y is in second place with 364,910 searches, followed by Model X (235,010 searches) and Model S (227,420) in seventh and eighth places, respectively.


Using Google Keyword Planner, GRIDSERVE collected online searches for 317 electric vehicles in 213 countries, 50 US states, and 20 UK cities between July and December 2022. The resulting data provided insight into which electric vehicles were most in demand in each of these locations.

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Eva Fox

Eva Fox

Eva Fox joined Tesmanian in 2019 to cover breaking news as an automotive journalist. The main topics that she covers are clean energy and electric vehicles. As a journalist, Eva is specialized in Tesla and topics related to the work and development of the company.

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