Canada Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales June 2014
June was a record-setting month for at least on plug-in electric vehicle in Canada. Surprisingly, the vehicle that set the record didn’t even top the Canadian plug-in electric sales chart last month.
Once again, it was the Chevy Volt that took the #1 spot on the plug-in electric vehicle sales charts in Canada in June. With 163 units sold, the Volt edged out the Nissan LEAF by a decent margin.
For the LEAF, its 104 units sold was an all-time record for a single month in Canada:
“The fully-electric Nissan LEAF set an all-time sales record with 104 units sold.”
LEAF sales have only ever exceeded 100 units in a single month twice now in Canada (101 sold in May 2014).
We figure this graphic will shine some perspective on LEAF sales in Canada, in comparison to Nissan sales:
The BMW i3 in its second month sold 28 copies (50 YTD) , while Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid sales were just 5 units last month in Canada.
Tesla Model S sales figures aren’t available in Canada at this time. Estimating a figure is rather difficult, given the wild swings we’ve seen thus far in terms of monthly sales this year. Known Tesla Model S sales figures for the year in Canada are as follows:
- January: 20
- February: 19
- March: 119
- April: 71
Aside from the Volt, LEAF, Model S, BMW i3 and Prius Plug-In, there are the others, all of which are consistently low-volume sellers:
- Mitsubishi i-MiEV: 12
- Cadillac ELR: 3
- Smart Fortwo ED: No data
We’ll have updated data on Ford’s plug-in vehicles soon, as the automaker releases those numbers for Canada on a semi-annual basis.
In terms of total 2013 numbers, here’s how plug-ins fared in Canada:
- Chevy Volt – 931
- Tesla Model S – 638
- Nissan LEAF – 470
- Smart Fortwo Electric Drive – 222
- Toyota Prius Plug In – 212
- Ford C-Max Energi – 199
- Mitsubishi i-MiEV – 177
- Ford Fusion Energi – 116
- Ford Focus Electric – 103
- Cadillac ELR – 4