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, 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 4,847 35,864
Chevrolet 579 23,297 11,807 35,683
Fiat 2,310 5,132 6,194 5,330 6,003 1,809 26,778
Ford 680 1,738 1,964 1,582 901 1,686 558 9,109
Honda 1,121 887 2,008
Hyundai 432 266 698
Kia 359 1,015 1,728 2,157 930 6,189
Mercedes-Benz 774 1,906 632 744 133 4,189
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 10,686 125,494
Smart 921 2,594 1,387 657 544 902 7,005
Tesla 2,750 17,650 16,689 22,854 47,119 50,147 114,537 271,746
Volkswagen 357 4,232 3,937 3,534 840 12,900
*This site is focused exclusively on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), rather than Hybrids, or Plugin Hybrids (PHEVs). Tesla numbers are estimates (courtesy insideevs.com).