EV Sales Data

Sales are for pure electric vehicles, sold new in the US*.

EV Sales By Month

Sales month on month show an increasing trend each year.

EV Sales By Make

Nissan and Tesla dominate full EV sales. However in 2017 Chevrolet is beginning to make inroads with the Bolt EV.

EVs from Ford, Mitsubishi, Kia, Hyundai, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, and Smart have been combined into Other.

Here are the actual sales numbers per make:

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 TOTAL
BMW 6,092 11,024 7,625 4,635 29,376
Chevrolet 579 14,302 14,881
Fiat 2,310 5,132 6,194 5,330 5,093 24,059
Ford 680 1,738 1,964 1,582 901 1,337 8,202
Honda 84 84
Hyundai 302 302
Kia 359 1,015 1,728 1,536 4,638
Mercedes-Benz 774 1,906 632 543 3,855
Mitsubishi 588 1,029 196 115 94 6 2,028
Nissan 9,674 9,819 22,610 30,200 17,269 14,006 10,700 114,278
Smart 921 2,594 1,387 657 274 5,833
Tesla 2,750 17,650 16,689 22,854 47,119 35,140 142,202
Volkswagen 357 4,232 3,937 2,699 11,225
*This site is focused exclusively on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), rather than Hybrids, or Plugin Hybrids (PHEVs). Tesla numbers are estimates (courtesy insideevs.com).