EV Sales Numbers

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.

EVs from Ford, Mitsubishi, Kia, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar, 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 6,117 37,134
Chevrolet 579 23,297 18,019 41,895
Fiat 2,310 5,132 6,194 5,330 6,003 2,250 27,219
Ford 680 1,738 1,964 1,582 901 1,686 560 9,111
Honda 1,121 1,126 2,247
Hyundai 432 345 777
Jaguar 389 389
Kia 359 1,015 1,728 2,157 1,106 6,365
Mercedes-Benz 774 1,906 632 744 135 4,191
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 14,715 129,523
Smart 921 2,594 1,387 657 544 1,219 7,322
Tesla 2,750 17,650 16,689 22,854 47,119 50,147 192,062 349,271
Volkswagen 357 4,232 3,937 3,534 1,354 13,414
*This site is focused exclusively on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), rather than Hybrids, or Plugin Hybrids (PHEVs). Tesla numbers are estimates (courtesy insideevs.com).