NOTE: This article is updated throughout the day as soon as more data is available.
Last update: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 @ 05:00 am.
Nissan LEAF finished the month with 2,002 deliveries, an increase of 27 percent compared with October-2012. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Nissan LEAF now stand at 18,078. LEAF sales in October set a monthly record for the eighth month in a row with improved availability of the popular S trim driving further sales in new wave markets such as Houston and Boston.
The Chevrolet Volt sold 2,022 in October, which is up 14 percent over September’s number of 1,766 units. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Chevrolet Volt now stand at 18,782 units. That’s is 2.7 percent less than last year’s total through October of 19,309.
|Toyota Prius Plug-in|
Toyota Prius Plug-in was the best-selling plug-in electric vehicle in October. Prius Plug-in Hybrid achieved 2,095 sales last month, narrowly outselling its nearest rivals, Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Toyota Prius Plug-in now stand at 10,069 units. Last month, Toyota announced it is cutting the price of the 2014 Prius Plug-in Hybrid by more than $2,000.
|Ford C-Max Energi |
Ford C-MAX Energi had its best month for the year, with 1,092 October deliveries, which is up. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the C-MAX Energi now stand at 5,566 units. California continues to account for 38 percent of all Ford plug-in hybrid vehicle sales, but plug-ins are strengthening in the midwestern and eastern regions.
|Ford Fusion Energi|
The Ford Fusion Energi sold 1,087 units in October, its highest monthly total ever. Previous high was 750 units set in September. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Ford Fusion Energi stand at 4,428 units. Fusion Energi sales in October doubled in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. from the previous month.
|Tesla Model S – No Sales Data to Report|
Tesla Motors does not report monthly sales like every other automaker. We’ll find out how many Model S sedans Tesla sold when it reports its second-quarter financial results later this month.
|Ford Focus Electric|
Although Ford announced that the new 2014 Focus Electric will be $4,000 cheaper than the outgoing 2013 model, deliveries of the Ford Focus Electric were 115 in October. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Ford Focus Electric now stand at 1,450 units.
Sales of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car in October were 28, which brings the year-to-date total to 960 units.
|Honda Fit EV|
Honda sold 40 Fit EVs in October, bringing the year’s total to 495. The company had its best-ever month in June with 208 Fit EVs sold. Honda announced in May that it has cut the monthly lease payment on its Fit EV from $389 to $259 and also is cutting the payment for those who already had leased the vehicle.
|Toyota RAV4 EV|
Toyota RAV4 EV sold 91 units in October. That’s down on August’s record 231 units. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales of the Toyota RAV4 EV now stand at 899 units.
|Honda Accord Plug-in|
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid logged 71 units last month. In terms of year-to-date results in 2013, sales 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid now stand at 366 units.
|Smart Fortwo Electric Drive|
The smart fortwo electric drive went on sale on May-15 with starting price of $25,000, while the cabriolet is priced at $28,000 before federal credits. Last month, smart fortwo ED sold 105 units, which brings the total amount sold in the first 4.5 months to 492 units.
|Fiat 500e – No Sales Data to Report|
Like Tesla, FIAT Brand North America does not report monthly sales. The 2013 Fiat 500e is priced at $32,500, which includes a $700 destination charge. However, eligible California residents may be able to purchase the 2013 Fiat 500e for as low as $20,500, after federal credits.
|Chevrolet Spark EV|
GM sold 66 Chevrolet Spark EVs last month. Previously in September, August and July, GM sold 78, 102 and 103 Spark EVs respectively. MSRP for the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 1LT starts at $27,495 – as low as $19,995 net of the full federal tax credit which ranges from $0 to $7,500 – and includes $810 destination freight charge.