Thirty brands increased their January European sales by more than the market, which was up 11 percent, while 41 brands ended the first month of the year with volume gains.
Meanwhile, about 30 brands were in negative territory last month, according to preliminary figures from market researcher Dataforce.
Seven brands, led by Tesla, Hyundai luxury marque Genesis, China's MG and Stellantis' Maserati and Alfa Romeo, reported quadruple or triple-digit percentage sales gains.
Meanwhile, Cupra, Mazda, Land Rover, Dacia, Ferrari, Jaguar, Polestar and Skoda were among the 23 brands that had double-digit percentage increases, according to data representing about 93 percent of sales in the European Union plus ETFA countries and UK.
Tesla had a quadruple-digit percentage increase in sales last month to 9,011 units largely because of the Model Y, which accounted for nearly 80 percent of the EV maker's volume.
Hyundai Group's luxury brand, Genesis, was up more than 260 percent to 265 registrations compared with 73 in January 2022 as it was continuing its rollout in a limited number of European markets.