World Best Selling Executive Cars 2022. Zeekr 001 and Model S Enter Top 10 For First Time

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The 2021 Mercedes Benz E-Class
The 2021 Mercedes Benz E-Class

World Best Selling Executive Cars of 2022. Tesla model S with an extraordinary performance gains close to 500%, securing 4th place. Zeekr 001 rises 29 spots entering the Top 10 for the first time.

Vehicles included in this ranking are only 3/4/5 doors and wagon, while SUVs and MPVs are reported under the specific segment ranking.

In 2022 the BMW 5 Series maintains the top of the leaderboard with 299,883 sales, reaching 17.4% market share and a 3.5% loss in sales. Manufactured since 1972, the 5 Series is the second best-selling BMW ever with over 7 million sales globally so far. In February 2017 the 7th generation production began.

In second place ranks the  Mercedes E Class, which sold 262,430 units (-8.1%). Starting with the new naming strategy applied by Mercedes in the early ’90s, the model began production in 1993 and is actually at its 5th generation (since 2016).

The Audi A6 maintains 3rd position with 184,358 cumulative sales, a 20.6% decrease from the prior year.

The Tesla Model S in 4th reports 85,825 units sold (+487.8%). Manufactured in 2012, the Model S was the first ever electric luxury sedan to ever be produced. This car in the last year has registered extreme success reaching a more than 2000% increase in YTD sales.

In Fifth place the Dongfeng Aeolus E70 with 74,360 sales (+144.5%) followed by the Zeekr 001 with 71,941 units sold and an incredible +1097.6% growth.  

The Dongfeng Aelolus Hyun falls 2 spots into 7th, reporting  71,106 sales (+4.2%), followed by the Hyundai Grandeur with 67,041 sales (-24.7%) and the Skoda Superb with 54,473 sales (-5.0%).

Closing the Top 10 we have the Genesis G80 with 54,238 units (-19.5%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for the top 25 models.

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