Chevy Volt is #1 in North America

Chevy Volt is #1 in North America

With most of the vital sales numbers now in, we can definitively say that the Chevrolet Volt was America's #1 selling plug-in vehicle for 2013.

Plug In or Gas Up...With the Volt the Choice is Yours

Plug In or Gas Up...With the Volt the Choice is Yours

For the Volt, this is a repeat performance of last year when the electric Chevy was #1 in sales for plug-in vehicles.

We can further expand upon the #1 spot for the Volt by adding that it tops the North American sales charts too for both 2012 and 2013, as the Volt has continually been Canada's best selling plug-in vehicle.

Our sales scorecard officially puts the Nissan LEAF in the #2 spot in terms of sales in the US for 2013 and the Tesla Model S grabs the #3 spot.

Here's how the 2013 sales results play out in our book:

  • Chevrolet Volt: 23,094
  • Nissan LEAF: 22,610
  • Tesla Model S: ~ 17,650
2012 Results:
  • Chevrolet Volt: 23,491
  • Toyota Prius PHV: 12,750
  • Nissan LEAF: 9,819
2011 Results (excluding Tesla Roadster sales in US):
  • Nissan LEAF: 9,674
  • Chevrolet Volt: 7,671
  • Mitsubishi i-MiEV: 80