Toyota’s Prius Plug-in Hybrid was the best selling plug-in vehicle in the U.S. in November, topping GM’s Chevrolet Volt and Nissan’s all-electric LEAF.
Deliveries of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid totaled 1,766 units in November. For the year—February through November—Toyota has sold 11,389 Prius Plug-in Hybrids in the U.S.
For the first time since January 2012, Nissan’s LEAF has outsold the Volt with 1,539 deliveries last month. For the year, Nissan has sold 9,674 LEAF EVs.
General Motors sold 1,519 Chevrolet Volt vehicles, 33% up from 1,139 in November 2011, but about half what they did in October, when the company set an all-time high at 2,961. So far this year, GM has sold 20,828 Chevrolet Volts.
Ford sold 1,259 units of its C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid in November. The Dearborn automaker has tripled to more than 200 the number of dealers certified to sell its lineup of plug-in electric vehicles, including the new C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid. Ford sold 144 of the plug-ins in October—vehicle’s first partial month on the market.
Ford also sold 172 Focus Electric EVs last month. For the year, Ford has sold 518 Focus Electric EVs in the U.S. In total, Ford sold 4,848 C-MAX models in the US in November, 74% of them the regular C-MAX hybrid, 26% of them the Energi plug-in hybrid variant.
Toyota sold 32 RAV4 EV all-electric crossovers last month. Toyota sold 61 units of the RAV4 EVs in September—vehicle’s first partial month on the market.
Honda reported selling 16 units of the Fit EV in November—bringing the total for the year to 74 units, while Mitsubishi sold 42 ‘i’ electric cars.