All major automakers are posting October 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: Thursday, November-02, 2017 @ 01:49 pm.
Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 213 units, down 84.9% compared to October of 2016 when Nissan sold 1,412 LEAF EV’s. In terms of year to date in 2017, 10,953 LEAFs have been sold, which is up 2.8% compared with 2016 when 10,650 were sold. The new 2018 Nissan Leaf is slated for deliveries in the U.S. in early 2018.
Chevrolet Volt sold 1,362 units last month, down 37.8 percent compared to September of 2016 when Chevy sold 2,191 Volts. Overall for the year, 16,710 Chevrolet Volt plug-ins have been sold, which is down by 9.8% compared to 2016 when 18,517 units were sold.
|Toyota Prius Prime|
Prius Plug-in Hybrid sold 1,626 units during the month, after selling 1,899 in September. Overall for the year, 16,682 Prius Prime plug-ins have been sold. The Prius Prime PHV achieves a remarkable EPA-estimated 133 MPGe and MSRP that will range from $27,100 for the base Prius Prime Plus grade.
|Ford C-Max Energi |
Ford C-MAX Energi sold 569 units in September. Previously in September, Ford sold 683 C-MAX Energi plug-ins. Overall for the year, 7,181 C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids have been sold.
|Ford Fusion Energi |
Ford Fusion Energi finished last month with 741 deliveries, after selling 763 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 8,026 Fusion Energi plug-ins have been sold.
|Chevrolet Bolt EV|
Chevrolet Bolt EV deliveries totaled 2,781 units during the month. Previously in September, Chevy Bolt sold 2,632 units. In terms of year to date in 2017, 17,083 Bolt EVs have been sold. The Chevrolet Bolt EV begins at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $37,495, which includes destination and freight charges, but excludes tax, title, license and dealer fees. Depending on individual tax situations, customers may receive an available federal tax credit of up to $7,500.
|Porsche Panamera S-E Hybrid |
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrids sold 2 units during the month. Overall for 2017, just 13 Panamera S E-Hybrids have been sold.
|Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid|
Porsche sold 73 Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUVs last month, after selling 124 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 1,513 Cayenne S E-Hybrids have been sold.
|Tesla Model S – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
Tesla Motors delivered 14,065 Model S vehicles, according to Q3 results.
|Tesla Model X – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
Tesla delivered 11,865 Model X vehicles in the Q3 of 2017.
|Tesla Model 3 – Does not report exactly monthly sales|
Tesla Model 3 delivered 220 units in the Q3 of 2017. The first production Model 3 vehicles are pre-configured with rear-wheel drive, a long-range battery starting at $44,000, with premium upgrades for an additional $5,000. This vehicle will offer a range of 310 miles and a 0-60 mph time of 5.1 seconds. The standard Model 3, starting at $35,000 with 220 miles of range and a 0-60 mph time of 5.6 seconds, should be available in the U.S. in November.
|BMW i3 |
BMW i3 sold 686 units last month, after selling 538 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 5,321 BMW i3 EVs have been sold.
|BMW i8 |
BMW i8 sold 33 plug-in hybrid sports cars last month. BMW sold 27 units in September. Overall for the year, 364 BMW i8 plug-ins have been sold.
|BMW X5 xDrive40e – no sales data to report|
The BMW X5 xDrive40e sold 333 units, after selling 317 units in August. Overall for the year, 3,259 BMW X5 xDrive40e SUVs have been sold. 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.
BMW 330e sold 292 units during the month, after selling 329 units in September. Overall for the year, 3,286 BMW 330e plug-in hybrids have been sold. The 2016 BMW 330e is priced at $44,695 including $995 destination & handling.
The all-new BMW 740e sold 54 units during the month, after selling 43 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 519 BMW 740e plug-ins have been sold. The 2017 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance is priced at $89,100 plus $995 Destination and Handling. With its eDrive technology the BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance can be driven in all-electric mode up to 75 mph. Combined fuel economy of 64 MPGe and an all-electric range of 14 miles is possible (EPA official figures).
The all-new BMW 530e sold 583 units last month, after selling 511 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 2,181 BMW 530e plug-ins have been sold. Combined system output of 248 hp and 310 lb-ft. of peak torque propels the BMW 530e iPerformance Sedan from 0 to 60 mph in 6.0 seconds and the BMW 530e xDrive iPerformance Sedan in 5.8 seconds. It’s priced from $51,400.
|Mini Cooper S E Countryman ALL4|
Mini Countryman PHEV sold 74 units last month, after selling 80 units in September, 86 units in August, 75 units in July and 10 units in June – its first month on the U.S. market.
|Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e|
Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e sold 8 units in October. Previously in September, the GLE 550e sold 14 units. Overall for the year, 340 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e plug-in hybrids have been sold GLE 550e is equipped with V6 gas engine and a seven-speed automatic transmission, combined with an electric motor for total system power of 436 hp, 479 ft lbs of torque. The 8.8 kWh battery pack stores enough juice to travel up to 30 km (19 miles) on electric power.
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive|
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive finished last month with 59 deliveries, after selling 87 units in September. Overall for the year, 602 B-Class Electric Drive EVs have been sold. 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.
|Mercedes-Benz C 350e|
Mercedes-Benz C 350e sold 49 last month. Previously in September, the C 350e sold 126 units. Overall for the year, 787 C 350e PHEVs have been sold. The Mercedes-Benz C 350 e combines a combustion engine with an electric drive system and a high-voltage lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 6.38 kWh, which can be charged from an external power source. The C 350 e can reach a top speed of 155.3 mph while achieving certified fuel consumption of 112 mpg US.
|Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid|
Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid sold 16 units last month, after selling 32 units in September. Overall for the year, 618 S550 plug-in hybrids have been sold. The 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.
|Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV|
Volvo XC90 PHEV sold 174 units during the month, after selling 236 units in September. Overall for 2017, 1,624 XC90 PHEV SUVs have been sold. The MSRP of the Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV is $68,100 before incentives.
|Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid|
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid sold 1,175 units during the month, after selling 475 units in September. Overall for the year, 3,607 Pacifica Hybrids have been sold. The 2017 Pacifica Hybrid starts at $34,495 with available U.S. federal tax credit, not including state and local incentives. The Pacifica Hybrid has earned a fuel economy rating of 84 MPGe from EPA. It also offers a total driving range of 566 miles and an electric-only range of 33 miles.
|Volkswagen e-Golf |
Volkswagen e-Golf sold 203 units last month, down 50.1 percent compared to October of 2016 when Volkswagen sold 407 e-Golf EVs. Overall for the year, 2,902 e-Golfs have been sold, which is down by 9% compared to 2016 when 3,189 units were sold.
|Audi A3 Sportback e-tron |
Sales of the A3 Sportback e-tron sold 17 units during the month, down 95.1 percent compared to October of 2016 when A3 Sportback e-tron sold 348 units. In terms of year to date, sales of the A3 Sportback e-tron no stand at 2,569 units, down 22.1% compared with 2016 when 3,297 units were sold.
|Fiat 500e |
For May, Fiat 500e sold 310 units units in last month, after selling 375 units in September. Overall for the year, 4,995 Fiat 500e EVs have been sold. In 2016, sales of the Fiat 500e were 5,330 units.
|Hyundai Sonata PHEV|
Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid sold 210 units during the month. Previously in September, Sonata PHEV sold 190 units. Overall for the year, 2,205 Sonata plug-in hybrids have been sold, Hyundai Sonata PHEV is priced from $34,600 before incentives.
|Kia Optima PHEV |
Kia Optima PHEV plug-in hybrid sold 235 units during the month, after selling 228 units in September. In terms of year to date, sales of the Optima PHEVs now stand at 1,165 units. With an estimated 600 miles of total driving range, the Optima PHEV’s battery system features a 9.8 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack, which produces roughly 60 percent more energy output than the battery pack found in the outgoing Optima’s hybrid system, and is estimated to achieve 27 miles in full EV mode
|Cadillac CT6 PHEV|
Cadillac CT6 PHEV sold 27 units last month, after selling 27 units in September, 23 units in August, 22 units in July, 20 units in June, 16 units in May and 6 units in April – its first month on the market.Cadillac CT6 PHEV is priced at $75,095 before any applicable electric vehicle tax incentives. All-electric range for the CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is an estimated 30 miles. However, the car’s combination of efficient engine and battery power enables drivers the freedom of more than 400 miles of total driving range
|Hyundai IONIQ Electric|
Hyundai IONIQ Electric sold 28 units last month, after selling 36 units in September. Overall for 2017, 330 IONIQ Electric EVs have been sold. The Ioniq Electric offers pure electric mobility with a 28 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery for an estimated driving range of 110 miles. Pricing starts from $29,500 before incentives.
|Kia Soul EV|
Kia Soul EV sold 210 units last month, after selling 255 units in September. Overall for 2017, 1,746 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.
|Honda Clarity Electric|
The Honda Clarity Electric sold 34 units in October, after selling 52 units in September and 15 units in August. The Japanese automaker delivered the first 34 copies in July. Honda Clarity Electric is available at select dealerships in California and Oregon. The Clarity Electric has an EPA fuel economy rating of 126/103/114 MPGe (city/highway/combined) and an EPA range rating of 89 miles on a full charge.
|Volvo XC60 T8 Plug-in Hybrid|
The Volvo XC60 PHEV finished last month with 100 deliveries, after selling 97 units in September. In terms of year to date in 2017, 275 XC60 plug-ins have been sold. The new Volvo XC60 PHEV offers company’s aforementioned T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid at the top of the powertrain range, delivering 400 hp and acceleration from 0-100 Km in just 5.3 seconds. Pricing starts at $52,900.
Toyota sold 249 Mirai fuel-cell electric sedans last month, after selling 184 units in September. Overall for the year, 1,293 Mirai FCVs have been sold. The Mirai is priced MSRP $57,500 plus an $835 destination fee. With combined state and federal incentives of $13,000 available to many customers, the purchase price could potentially fall to under $45,000.
|Smart Fortwo Electric Drive|
Last month, smart fortwo ED 73 units last month, after selling 123 unit in September. Overall for 2017, 347 smart fortwo EDs have been sold.
|Ford Focus Electric|
Ford Focus Electric sold 115, after selling 131 units in September. In terms of year to date, sales of the Focus Electric now stand at 1,583.
|Mitsubishi i – discontinued|
Mitsubishi iMiEV didn’t sell any unit during the month. Mitsubishi sold 2 iMiEVs in April, 3 units in March and just one unit in February. Last year, only 94 iMiEVs 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.
|Cadillac ELR – discontinued|
General Motors has pulled the plug on the Cadillac ELR after years of dismal sales. Cadillac only managed to sell 1,354 units of the ELR in 2014, while only 1,024 were delivered in 2015.
| Chevrolet Spark EV |
Spark EV sold just unit during the month. Spark EV didn’t sold any unit in May. The Chevy Spark EV sold just 1 unit in April, after selling 3 units in March, 4 units in February and also 4 units in January. Last year, 3,035 Chevrolet Spark EVs have been sold.