All major automakers are posting March 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: Friday, May-01, 2015 @ 03:20 pm.
Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 1,553, down 15% from last month and 25.6% compared to April of 2014 when Nissan sold 2,088 LEAF EV’s. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Nissan LEAF now stand at 5,638, which is down by 22.5% compared with 2014 when 7,272 were sold.
Chevrolet Volt sold 905 units in April, up 40% compared to March, but still down 41.5 percent from April 2014. Overall for the year, 2,779 Chevrolet Volt plug-ins have been sold, a 46.1% decrease from 2014 when 5,154 were sold.
|Toyota Prius Plug-in |
Prius Plug-in Hybrid sold just 428 units during the month, which is down 75% compared to April of 2014 when 1,741 were sold. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Prius Plug-in Hybrid now stand at 1,699. Production of the current generation of Prius PHV ends next month. The next generation Prius PHV will come in the second half of 2016 as a 2017 model car.
|Ford C-Max Energi |
Ford C-MAX Energi sold 1,237 units in April. Previously in March and February, Ford sold 715 and 498 plug-ins respectively. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Ford C-Max Energi now stand at 2,845.
|Ford Fusion Energi |
Ford Fusion Energi finished last month with 711 deliveries, after selling 837 units in March. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Ford Fusion Energi now stand at 2,577.
GM sold 104 Cadillac ELRs last month. Previously in March, Cadillac sold 92 ELRs. In terms of year-to-date results in, sales of the Cadillac ELR now stand at 415. The 2014 Cadillac ELR has a starting price of $75,995, including a $995 destination charge but excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees.
|Porsche Panamera S-E Hybrid |
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrids finished last month with 30 deliveries. Previously in March, Panamera S E-Hybrid sold 44 units. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Panamera S E-Hybrid now stand at 175.
|Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid |
Porsche sold 88 Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUVs last month, after selling 72 units in March. The Cayenne S Hybrid has a lithium-ion traction battery with an energy capacity of 10.8 kWh, which enables an all-electric driving range of 11 to 22 miles, combined fuel consumption is 39 mpg US with 79 g/km of CO2. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Cayenne S E-Hybrid now stand at 297.
|Tesla Model S – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
Tesla Motors delivered 10,030 Model S vehicles, according to Q1 results.
|Ford Focus Electric |
Deliveries of the Ford Focus Electric were 124 in April. In March and February, Ford sold 140 and 145Focus Electrics respectively. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the Ford Focus Electric now stand at 494.
|BMW i3 |
BMW i3 sold just 406 units last month, after selling 922 units in March and 1,089 units in February. BMW is now offering a new low cost DC fast charger for $6,548 at authorized BMW partners. In terms of year-to-date results in 2015, sales of the BMW i3 now stand at 3,087.
|BMW i8 |
BMW i8 sold 138 plug-in hybrid sports cars last month. BMW sold 143 units in March, 113 units in February and 85 in January. BMW delivered the first plug-in hybrid BMW i8 sport cars at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and auctioned One-of-a-kind BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition for $825,000. The BMW i8 has an MSRP of $135,700
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive |
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive finished last month with 158 deliveries, after selling 149 units in March. 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, 652 B-Class Electric Drive have been sold.
Volkswagen e-Gold sold record 309 units last month, after selling 195 units in March, 130 units in February and 181 in January. The all-electric 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is on sale at participating dealerships in select states. The e-Golf was rated by the EPA at126 city, 105 highway, and 116 combined MPGe and given a range of up to 83 miles.
|Kia Soul EV|
Kia Soul EV sold 73 units last month, after selling 63 units in March. Kia is expanding availability of the Soul EV into five new states: Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. 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, 253 Soul EVs have been sold
|Smart Fortwo Electric Drive – no sales data to report|
Last month, smart fortwo ED sold 124 units last month, after selling 103 units in March, 76 units in February and 147 units in January.
|Fiat 500e |
For April, Fiat 500e sold 450 units, after selling 164 units in March, 117 units in February and 119 units in January. 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|
Spark EV sales were a record 920 units last month. Overall for the year, 1,276 Chevrolet Spark EVs been sold.
|Honda Accord Plug-in |
The Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid logged just 5 units last month, after selling 5 units in March, 12 units in February and 46 units in January.
|Honda Fit EV – no sales data to report|
Honda Fit EV sold just 1 unit last month. A total of 1,069 Fit EVs has been sold since the vehicle hit the market in mid-2012. Honda Fit EV production will be halted this fall when the automaker produces its 1,100th Fit EV. With the Fit EV being halted this fall, Honda will be left without a all-electric vehicle to compete in the growing segment.
|Toyota RAV4 EV – no sales data to report|
Toyota RAV4 EV sold just 4 units last month. The RAV EV sold 2 units in February and 7 units in January. For 2014, sales of the Toyota RAV4 EV were 1,184 units.
|Mitsubishi i |
Mitsubishi sold 16 i-MiEV electric cars in march, after selling just 10 units in March, 2 units in February and 3 units in January.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.