The winners for VW included the Golf (compact), Tiguan (compact SUV), T-Roc (small SUV and coupe/convertible) and the Caddy (compact vans).

The midsize/massive SUV phase was led by the Kodiaq from VW sister model Skoda.

Within the premium segments, VW Group subsidiaries Audi and Porsche have been No. 1 in a trio of classes together with compact premium (Audi A3) and luxurious sedan (Porsche Taycan).

Tesla and Ford lead

The Tesla Mannequin Y was Europe’s No. 1 promoting full-electric mannequin within the first month of 2023 whereas the Ford Kuga was the top-selling plug-in hybrid.

The Mannequin Y was adopted by the Dacia Spring small SUV whereas the VW ID 4 was third on the record of top-selling EVs.