BYD starts strong in 2022 with Passenger Vehicle sales of 95,180 units in January, including 92,926 NEVs

4 Feb 2022

Shenzhen, China - On February 3rd, BYD announced its monthly sales of January, 2022. In total, 95,180 passenger vehicles were sold, increasing 126.1% year on year (YoY). The NEV sales, in particular, reached 92,926 units, growing 367.6% YoY. BYD had an excellent start for 2022 and again exceeded expectations after attaining an annual sales volume of nearly 600,000 units in 2021.

Within the NEV market, BYD has been consistently promoting the strategy of developing both pure electric vehicles and dual mode vehicles simultaneously. Therefore, BYD has achieved great sales numbers in both niche markets. It sold 46,386 pure electric vehicles in January, growing 220.7% YoY. Meanwhile, BYD DM models sold 46,540 units, rocketing 760.6% YoY, thanks to its advanced DM-i super hybrid technology.


The flagship BYD Han model, a mid to large sedan, sold 12,780 units in January, marking the fifth consecutive month with a sales volume exceeding 10,000 units. Along with the Han, the Tang SUV achieved a sales volume of 9,060 units, revealing superb product power.

BYD Tang EV in Norway

Addition to that, EA1 (code name), the very first production model built upon the e-platform 3.0, has seen rising sales since its launch. It once again hits a monthly sales record at 10,602 units after surpassing 10,000 units sales since last December.

BYD is listed on Brand Finance Global 500 2022

With the exponential growth in 2021, BYD starts strong in 2022 by achieving a remarkable new sales record. Additionally, the world's leading brand valuation consultancy, Brand Finance recently published its Global 500 2022 report, BYD was once again at the top of the list, defining its leading position in changing the global automotive industry.