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 2018 TOTAL
BMW 6,092 11,024 7,625 6,276 2,924 33,941
Chevrolet 579 23,297 6,775 30,651
Fiat 2,310 5,132 6,194 5,330 6,003 1,195 26,164
Ford 680 1,738 1,964 1,582 901 1,686 451 9,002
Honda 1,121 444 1,565
Hyundai 432 151 583
Kia 359 1,015 1,728 2,157 692 5,951
Mercedes-Benz 774 1,906 632 744 132 4,188
Mitsubishi 588 1,029 196 115 94 6 0 2,028
Nissan 9,674 9,819 22,610 30,200 17,269 14,006 11,230 5,292 120,100
Smart 921 2,594 1,387 657 544 467 6,570
Tesla 2,750 17,650 16,689 22,854 47,119 50,147 33,250 190,459
Volkswagen 357 4,232 3,937 3,534 744 12,804
*This site is focused exclusively on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), rather than Hybrids, or Plugin Hybrids (PHEVs). Tesla numbers are estimates (courtesy insideevs.com).