Over 65,000 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrids are on the roads and it's time to check on which roads those vehicles are found.
As it turns out, mostly on North American roads as 57% of all plug-in Prius were sold in NA. 36,680 out of 37,018 were sold in U.S.
Sales in the U.S. were stable in the first two years. In 2014 the bar will be raised by a little bit, as there are still three months to go.
Japan (29%) is on different trajectory. Almost 11,000 were sold in 2012 and less than 4,500 in the following year. 2014's result will be probably similar to 2013.
Sales in Europe (14%) shrunk from 3,500 and 4,600 to just over a thousand through the first nine months of 2014.
In total, Toyota will be happy if it reaches 2013 levels, but 65,000 sales for one plug-in car is still a high mark. To date, the Japanese company sold more than 7 million hybrid cars, from which 3.36 million are base Prius models.
Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Sales - September 2014