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 5,761 36,778
Chevrolet 579 23,297 16,907 40,783
Fiat 2,310 5,132 6,194 5,330 6,003 2,057 27,026
Ford 680 1,738 1,964 1,582 901 1,686 559 9,110
Honda 1,121 1,040 2,161
Hyundai 432 321 753
Jaguar 166 166
Kia 359 1,015 1,728 2,157 1,052 6,311
Mercedes-Benz 774 1,906 632 744 134 4,190
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 13,048 127,856
Smart 921 2,594 1,387 657 544 1,097 7,200
Tesla 2,750 17,650 16,689 22,854 47,119 50,147 159,462 316,671
Volkswagen 357 4,232 3,937 3,534 1,132 13,192
*This site is focused exclusively on Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), rather than Hybrids, or Plugin Hybrids (PHEVs). Tesla numbers are estimates (courtesy insideevs.com).