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Interesting. It does suggest that the I-Pace buyer is a different type of person, on average, than the ICE Jaguar buyer.
 

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Interesting. It does suggest that the I-Pace buyer is a different type of person, on average, than the ICE Jaguar buyer.
I would agree with that.

I would also like to see how much discounts have contributed to the sales increase.
 

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I bet it helped ... just anecdotally from the folks on the forum ... some people pulled the trigger because it dropped into their price range. I'm also heartened by some of the new folks here who bought a pre-owned I-Pace. 🍺
 

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I bet it helped ... just anecdotally from the folks on the forum ... some people pulled the trigger because it dropped into their price range. I'm also heartened by some of the new folks here who bought a pre-owned I-Pace. 🍺
Yes. Lots of new, high quality owners on board now.
Many have said it was too good of a deal to pass up
 

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I believe that the UK sales numbers were inflated by the leasing of a few hundred vehicles to the National Health Service. That would probably be enough to nudge the global numbers a little.
Yeh, price reductions help, lets see how the next 12 months shake out.
 

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I cancelled my Mach E reservation and picked up the I-Pace a couple months ago because the discounts and 0% interest brought the cost down close enough to the Mach E for me to justify spending a bit more to get the Jag. There were several of us on the Mach E forums that jumped ship around the same time. It was actually because of the Mach E forums that I learned about the I-Pace discounts.
 

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This thread title is technically correctly. However, it is disappointing to note that while the I-Pace's 13.2% share of sales compared to other Jaguars is higher, the number of I-Paces sold actually plunged 46% year-over-year despite all of the steep discounts. Certainly COVID-19 isn't helping any car manufacturers but it's hard to see this as being too rosy. It's such a solid and better looking car compared to Tesla I still don't get why it has struggled so... other than poor marketing and poor dealer familiarity within the USA.
 

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Adding more info to my post just above, it turns out the 46% year-over-year sales drop in I-Paces may have just been an overall trend in electrics during COVID. Quoting from an article in the Austin Statesman:

"In North America, EV purchases plunged 55% in April, while the overall market shrank 46%. EV sales shrank by the same margin in May while total demand improved to a 30% loss."
 

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There was a lot of bad publicity about the range initially when it came out compared to Tesla when in reality its similar to the 90D Tesla X and close to the S with similar battery size. It gave me pause when initially researching the vehicle. Coupled with all the negative comments on the Tesla forums didnt help.
 

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There was a lot of bad publicity about the range initially when it came out compared to Tesla when in reality its similar to the 90D Tesla X and close to the S with similar battery size. It gave me pause when initially researching the vehicle. Coupled with all the negative comments on the Tesla forums didnt help.
Question: If you are in the market for a doublewide trailer, do you pay attention to mansion owners complaining about trailers not having a basement?
To many folks with no interest in buying an EV weighing in on problems that are not relevant to most EV buyers. Perhaps they are worried that the rest of the world is going to take away their gas guzzling SUV's and trucks if EV's become popular.
 

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I cancelled my Mach E reservation and picked up the I-Pace a couple months ago because the discounts and 0% interest brought the cost down close enough to the Mach E for me to justify spending a bit more to get the Jag. There were several of us on the Mach E forums that jumped ship around the same time. It was actually because of the Mach E forums that I learned about the I-Pace discounts.
I'm in the exact same boat. I cancelled my mach E res, for a Tesla actually, than saw the I pace discounts.
 

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Interesting how well Audi is doing - does suggest buyers of BEVs are looking for something a little different than Ipace size which falls a bit in no mans land. Not suite an SUV but bigger than a mid size car. Perhaps the Audi brand / company size has something to do with it. I had a look at the etron but I was looking for something a little smaller. Our other vehicle is large SUV. I also found the Audi back seat smaller than the Ipace for our use - 3 kids - the middle seat was obstructed more by the center console. There are still limited options for smaller AWD BEVs - Tesla, Ipace, Polestar now.
 

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........There are still limited options for smaller AWD BEVs - Tesla, Ipace, Polestar now.
From my perspective, we had an X3 in the garage already so a large SUV was not necessary. The most important issue was an inclined gravel driveway that we do not plough, blow or shovel, making AWD a necessity. Fuel economy was not really an economic issue, but more a social issue. However, I love the feel of a smaller European sized vehicle.
The problem is that most of the smaller models are rarely AWD. Yea, I could have gone with a Subaru, but the I-Pace was so much nicer to drive
 

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From my perspective, we had an X3 in the garage already so a large SUV was not necessary. The most important issue was an inclined gravel driveway that we do not plough, blow or shovel, making AWD a necessity. Fuel economy was not really an economic issue, but more a social issue. However, I love the feel of a smaller European sized vehicle.
The problem is that most of the smaller models are rarely AWD. Yea, I could have gone with a Subaru, but the I-Pace was so much nicer to drive
My wife has a Audi Q5 TDI, so getting an E-Tron would feel like I just have another Q5. The Mach E GT (the original plan) or the I-Pace is a way better option for what I'm looking for. I really don't need all the utility with the Q5 and we also have a Mazda CX-9. We already have plenty of utility. The I-Pace is plenty for me and has more personality than the E-Tron and has more performance to boot. The Mach E was too much utility really, but it does have soul. The E-Tron is not even a consideration for me.
 
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