In the fourth quarter of 2022, BMW sold a total of 8,689 electric vehicles in the US, surpassing the total number sold in the previous three quarters combined. For the full year 2022, the company sold 15,584 fully electric vehicles in the US, accounting for about 4.7% of total US sales.
In March 2022, the BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle and BMW i4 Gran Coupe were introduced in the US market, and the BMW i7 Sedan went on sale in November. The company’s lineup of electrified vehicles in the US will also include the plug-in hybrid electric BMW XM Sports Activity Vehicle, in addition to already available plug-in hybrid electric versions of the BMW X5 xDrive45e, BMW 330e, and BMW 530e.
BMW brand sales in the US for the fourth quarter of 2022 totaled 101,738 vehicles, a 9.4% increase from the 93,031 vehicles sold in the fourth quarter of 2021. For the full year, BMW brand sales decreased slightly by 1.3%, with a total of 332,388 vehicles sold compared to the 336,644 sold in 2021.
The plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina produced just over 60% of the BMW vehicles sold in the US in 2022 and continues to be a key contributor to the company’s success.”