All major automakers are posting April sales numbers for plug-in electric vehicles.
NOTE: As always, this article is updated throughout the day as soon as more data is available.
Last update: Wednesday, May-04, 2016 @ 02:15 pm.
Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 787 units, down 49.3% compared to April of 2015 when Nissan sold 1,553 LEAF EV’s. In terms of year-to-date results in 2016, sales of the Nissan LEAF now stand at 3,718, which is down by 34.1% compared with 2015 when 5,638 were sold. Nissan introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles – a 27-percent increase over the previous 24 kWH battery.
2016 Chevrolet Volt sold 1,983 units last month, up 119.1 percent compared to April of 2015 when Chevy sold 905 Volts. Overall for the year, 5,970 Chevrolet Volt plug-ins have been sold, which is up by 114.8% compared to 2015 when 2,779 units were sold.
|Toyota Prius Plug-in |
Prius Plug-in Hybrid sold just 4 units last month. Previously in March and February, Toyota sold 7 and 6 Prius Plug-ins respectively. Last year, sales of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid were at 4,191. The next generation Prius Prime PHV will come in the second half of 2016 as a 2017 model car.
|Ford C-Max Energi |
Ford C-MAX Energi sold 607 units in April. Previously in March, February and January, Ford sold 610, 490 and 350 plug-ins respectively. Last year, sales of the Ford C-Max Energi were 7,591.
|Ford Fusion Energi |
Ford Fusion Energi finished last month with 1,331 deliveries, after selling 1,238 in March, 932 units in February and 581 units in January. Last year, sales of the Ford Fusion Energi were 9,750.
|Cadillac ELR |
GM sold 95 Cadillac ELRs last month, down 8.7% compared to April of 2015 when Cadillac sold 104 ELRs. In terms of year-to-date, sales of the Cadillac ELR now stand at 357, which is down by 14% compared with 2015 when 415 were sold.
|Porsche Panamera S-E Hybrid |
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrids finished last month with 25 deliveries. Previously in March, February and January, Panamera S E-Hybrid sold 23, 33 and 27 units respectively. Last year, sales of the Panamera S E-Hybrid were 407.
|Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid |
Porsche sold 237 Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUVs last month, after selling 244 units in March, 172 units in February and 146 units in January. Last year, sales of the Cayenne S E-Hybrid were 1,103.
|Tesla Model S – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
Tesla Motors delivered 12,420 Model S vehicles, according to Q1 results.
|Tesla Model X – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
The Tesla Model X is priced as high as $144,000. Tesla delivered 2400 Model X vehicles in the Q1 of 2016.
|BMW i3 |
BMW i3 sold 814 units last month, after selling 332 units in March. In terms of year-to-date, sales of the BMW i3 now stand at 1,576. Last year, 11,024 BMW i3 EVs have been sold.
|BMW i8 |
BMW i8 sold 130 plug-in hybrid sports cars last month. BMW sold 89 units in March and 54 units in February. In terms of year-to-date, sales of the BMW i8 now stand at 305. Last year, 2,265 BMW i8 sports cars have been sold. The BMW i8 has an MSRP of $135,700
|BMW X5 xDrive40e|
The BMW X5 xDrive40e sold 655 units, after selling 313 plug-in SUVs in March, 345 in February and 181 in January. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder gasoline engine and a synchronous electric motor, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined fuel consumption of 69 – 71 mpg. The X5 xDrive is priced from $63,095 including $995 D&H.
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive |
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive finished last month with 56 deliveries, after selling 168 units in March, 37 units in February and 58 units in January. The B-Class Electric Drive starts from $41,450 and has an all-electric range of 87 miles. For an extra $600, one can purchase the extended range package which allows the driver go 104 miles. Overall for the year, 1,906 B-Class Electric Drive have been sold.
|Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid|
Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid didn’t sold any unit last month. The S550 Plug-in Hybrid sold 19 copies in February and January.The Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid offers a system output of 436 hp and 479 lb-ft torque, sprints from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.2 seconds and can drive up to 20 miles purely electrically.
|Volkswagen e-Golf |
Volkswagen e-Gold sold 326 units last month, after selling 86 in March and 198 units in February. Overall for the year, 938 Volkswagen e-Golfs have been sold, which is up by 15.1% compared to 2015 when 815 units were sold.
|Audi A3 Sportback e-tron|
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron sold 321 units during the month, after selling 332 units in March. In terms of year-to-date, sales of the A3 Sportback e-tron now stand at 1,228. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is priced at $37,900, and purchasing customers may qualify for applicable state and federal incentives and tax credits.
|Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV|
Volvo XC90 PHEV sold 150 units during the month, after selling 178 units in March, 176 units in February and 226 units in January. The MSRP of the Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV is $68,100 before incentives. Powered by Volvo’s 2.0 liter supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine and a rear axle electric motor, the XC90 T8 Twin Engine can achieve 394 horsepower and 0-60 MPH in just 5.7 seconds. The high-voltage battery pack is good for 17 miles of all-electric driving
The all-new BMW 330e sold 25 units during the month. The BMW 330e features an electric motor and the BMW TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine for a total system output of 248 HP. In everyday driving conditions, a total range of approximately 370 miles is attainable. The eDrive technology allows for approximately 22 miles in all-electric mode. The 2016 BMW 330e is priced at $44,695 including $995 destination & handling.
|Hyundai Sonata PHEV|
Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid sold 250 units during the month. Previously in March, February and January, Sonata PHEV sold 275, 200 and 175 units respectively. Hyundai Sonata PHEV is priced from $34,600 before incentives.
|Kia Soul EV |
Kia Soul EV sold 139 units last month, after selling 79 units in March, 60 units in February and 81 units in January. Last year, 1,015 Soul EVs have been sold. Offered in two trims, Base and + (Plus), the 2015 Kia Soul EV MSRP is $33,700 (not including federal tax rebate of $7,500) for the Base trim. Overall for the year, 529 Soul EVs have been sold.
|Smart Fortwo Electric Drive |
Last month, smart fortwo ED sold 66 units last month, after selling 70 units in March, 54 units in February and 48 units in January. In 2015, sales of the smart fortwo ED were 1,387 units.
|Fiat 500e |
For April, Fiat 500e sold 290 units, after selling 255 units in March and 210 units in February. In terms of year-to-date, sales of the Fiat 500e now stand at 1130.
|Chevrolet Spark EV|
Spark EV sold 419 units, after selling 252 units in March, 216 i February and 139 units in January. Last year, 2,629 Chevrolet Spark EVs have been sold.
|Ford Focus Electric |
Ford Focus Electric sold 81 units last month, after selling 110 units in March, 81 in February. In January, Ford sold 66 Focus Electrics. Last year, sales of the Ford Focus Electric were 1,582.
| Mitsubishi i |
Mitsubishi sold 6 i-MiEV electric car in April, after selling 1 unit in March, 5 units in February and 2 units in January. Last year, 115 i-MiEV EVs have been sold. The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV will arrive at Mitsubishi dealers across the United States in late March 2015. With a starting MSRP of only $22,995, the 2016 i-MiEV is the most affordably-priced electric vehicle available in America today, and after factoring in the Federal tax credit of $7,500, the net starting MSRP is reduced to $15,495.