So, the electric car Porsche Taycan in the previous spring month was sold in the amount of 51 units. The Audi e-tron electric crossover is the second one in the model rating - it has sold 38 units. Recall that both models have been in the Russian market less than a year. The third place in the model ranking is occupied by Tesla Model 3 (20 units). Jaguar I-Pace (19 units) goes with a minimal lag behind it (only by 1 electric car).
In addition to them, Russians purchased 5 new Tesla Model X electric vehicles, other 5 units - Tesla Model Y, 4 - Nissan Leaf, 2 units each - Chevrolet Bolt and KIA Niro, 1 each - JAC iEV7S and Mercedes-Benz EQC in May 2021.
Almost 40% of the market of new electric cars belonged to Moscow (58 units), more than 12% - to St. Petersburg (18 units), about 10% - to the Moscow region (14 units) the last month. Sverdlovsk region, where 8 electric vehicles were purchased, and Krasnodar Territory (6 units) are the leaders of the non-capital regions by this indicator. In other 44 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local residents purchased from 1 to 4 new electric vehicles.
The experts also noted that in general, since the beginning of the year, 650 new electric cars have been purchased in our country, which is 7 times higher than in January-May of 2020 (92 units).