In 2022 Stellantis is the leader in Italy in low emission vehicles (LEV)

  • In 2022, Stellantis strengthens its leadership in the sales of LEV vehicles, those with low emissions with plugs, with a share of 32.4%, up by 1.6 percentage points (cars plus light commercial vehicles), albeit in a particularly complex, and thus consolidates its position as leader of the ecological transition in the automotive sector.
  • In electric commercial vehicles, Stellantis is the leader with a 48.2% share, up 21 percentage points compared to 2021, with Fiat and Opel respectively in the top two places in the market.
  • In the car market, the Jeep brand® is the leader in the LEV sector, with a 16.3% share, up 5 percentage points compared to 2021, and FIAT is the leader among BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicles).
  • All branded Stellantis and all “made in Italy” the best-selling cars in Italy among the LEVs: Jeep in first place® Compass 4xe, followed by Renegade 4xe and electric Fiat Nuova 500. The latter is the absolute leader in the purely electric market.
  • In BEVs, PEUGEOT is the leader with the e-208 in B-segment sedans and the e-2008 compact SUV takes first place among the B-SUVs.
  • Among the new launches, in the plug-in hybrid market, DS 4 already on the podium in the first year of marketing, with over 12% of the share among the C-segment sedans, while Citroën C5X immediately takes second place among segment D sedans with a 17.6% share.

TURIN, 2 January 2023 – 2022 crowns Stellantis as the leader in Italy in the market for LEV vehicles, those with low emissions with the plug. In a particularly complex market scenario due to multiple factors, the Group strengthens its supremacy in all the most important market segments by consolidating its role as leader in the ecological transition in the automotive sector.

According to data provided by Dataforce, Stellantis obtains a 32.4% share of the LEV car and light commercial vehicle market, up 1.6 percentage points compared to 2021, within an Italian market that on the LEV front weighs 8.2%. In the car market, the Jeep SUVs® Made in Italy Renegade and Compass 4xe Plug-In Hybrid and the electric Fiat Nuova 500 are the three best-selling models in the LEV market. Stellantis’ LEV leadership in the commercial vehicle sector is even more relevant, where the Group grows by 21 percentage points compared to 2021 reaching 48.2%: in summary, one vehicle out of two belongs to the Stellantis Group. In particular, according to Dataforce data, in first and second position are FIAT Professional (16.4%) and Opel (16.2%).

FIAT: New 500 is the leader among BEV cars

Among the full electric BEV cars, the absolute star is the Fiat Nuova 500, produced at Mirafiori. 2022 confirmed the leadership of the FIAT brand icon, firmly in first place on the podium in Italy with around 6,300 registrations. Since its debut, in just two years, the New 500 has been chosen by over 100,000 customers in Europe. Abarth also recently ushered in a new era with the debut of the all-electric New Abarth 500e.

Jeeps® it is confirmed as the TOP in the LEV market thanks to the 4xe technology

The year just ended also confirmed the success of Jeep® and, specifically, of its 4xe Plug-In Hybrid technology: in fact, the brand has once again conquered, as in 2021, the leadership of the LEV car market, with a 16.3% share. The success bears the signature of the Made in Italy SUVs Compass 4xe and Renegade 4xe, the best-selling rechargeable cars in their respective segments, and the icon Wrangler 4xe. Compass, in particular, is number one on the market and excels in the C-SUV segment with a 23% share. Renegade second in the LEV passenger car market, dominates in the B-SUV segment, with a 52% share.

Two firsts for PEUGEOT in pure electric in view of a 100% electrified 2023

2023 will be a very important year for PEUGEOT’s electrification process, because 100% of the models will be electrified, and the brand arrives there with two firsts. In the pure electric market, PEUGEOT took the lead in the B-Sedan segment with the 100% electric e-208. The 100% electric PEUGEOT e-2008 compact SUV has also reached the top position in its segment. As for the alternatives in the plug-in HYBRID world of the Leone, the New 308 has reached the top position among the C-segment station wagons. From 2023, PEUGEOT will be able to offer 100% of its range on the market also in an electrified version, thanks the arrival of new hybrid engines that will make their debut on the 3008 and 5008 SUVs, and for a few weeks now the novelty of recent months, the New 408, has also been available for order. Available in two HYBRID plug-in versions, the New 408 will arrive in our country in February and the following months will also see the debut of the 100% electric version.

DS4 on the podium among hybrid sedans

On the DS Automobiles front, the new DS4, in just over a year of life, is already on the podium among the hybrid sedans “with the plug” in the C segment with a share of over 12%. Since 2019, the French luxury brand has presented a 100% electric range, becoming in 2020 the multi-energy brand with the lowest CO2 emissions in Europe. For DS, which is aiming for total electrification as early as 2024, in the Italian passenger car market the LEV mix is ​​3 times higher than the market mix (27% vs 9%).

Convincing debuts for Citroën with the flagship C5 X Plug-In Hybrid and the C5 Aircross Plug-In Hybrid SUV

The LEV Citroën range is also growing in the appreciation of the Italian market thanks to the recent launches of the brand’s flagship, the New C5 X Hybrid Plug-In, and the family SUV New C5 Aircross Hybrid Plug-In SUV. In particular, the New C5 X Hybrid Plug-In is already, after a few months, in second place in the ranking of the PHEV sedan D segment. The success of Citroën Ami -100% ëlectric also continued, confirming its leadership position in the light electric quadricycle segment since the beginning of the year, with a share of over 55%.

Successes also for Opel in the passenger car and commercial vehicle market

Similar sales successes for Opel. Corsa is second in the B-Sedan segment in overall passenger cars and commercial vehicles, while the Opel Mokka-e is among the top three in the B-SUV segment. In 2023, the electrified range of the brand, already extensive today with 12 models, will be further enriched with the arrival of the New Opel Astra Electric. In this way, Opel is moving fast towards fulfilling its promise to become an all-electric brand in Europe by 2028.

The public rewards the metamorphosis of Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo records an extraordinary 2022. December closes a year of constant growth with a 1.4% market share in the last quarter, the best in the last 3 years.

Stelvio and Giulia continue to receive great appreciation from both private and business customers. In particular, Stelvio confirms its leadership in the D-SUV segment for the fourth consecutive year, with a market share of 16.2%, further growth compared to 2021, while Giulia confirms its leadership among non-hybrid sedans in the D segment. And in the next few weeks it will be possible to admire the even more seductive and technological New Giulia and Stelvio at all Italian dealerships.

The absolute star of the year was undoubtedly Alfa Romeo Tonale, the first electrified compact SUV in the brand’s history. Tonale closes 2022 with a record order book that allows the brand to project a 2023 with top ambitions in the segment, thanks also to a range now complete with the introduction of the 280 HP Plug-In Hybrid Q4 versions.

A real “metamorphosis” of the brand, in which Tonale is playing a fundamental role, and in which quality and profitability are leading the brand to the top of the premium segment.

New records for Lancia Ypsilon in 2022

With almost 41,000 registrations (40,991), the Lancia Ypsilon continues to dominate segment B, confirming itself, for the fourth consecutive year, as the best-selling car in its category as well as the second best-selling car overall on the Italian market with 15.3% share, the best ever and up +1.2 percentage points compared to 2021. The Lancia brand achieved a market share of 3.1%, up +0.1 percentage points compared to 2021. After four generations and over three million units sold, the Lancia Ypsilon continues to fascinate Italian customers, confirming itself as an authentic style icon.

The statements of Santo Ficilia, Country Manager of Stellantis in Italy

“A truly challenging and important 2022 has come to an end, in which Stellantis has consolidated its absolute leadership in the sales of low-emission vehicles in Italy,” says Santo Ficili, Country Manager of Stellantis in Italy. “It is a result – he adds – that we have achieved thanks to our strategic commitment to electrification which is based on an investment of over 30 billion euros globally which will be completed by 2025. We have the responsibility, as market leader, to accompany Italians in the transition to electrified mobility. We know how to do it: in 2023 the Group’s electrification strategy will continue, which provides for the launch of alternative engines for each new model, both 100% electric and Plug-In Hybrid, and which represents a growth path towards complete electrification and an energy revolution, and together with the products, our dealer network is also evolving, increasingly professional and increasingly capable of anticipating every consumer need”.

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In 2022 Stellantis is the leader in Italy in low emission vehicles (LEV)