Tesla Model S P85D

Tesla Model S P85D

VW e-Up!

VW e-Up!

By segment, there may be some surprises.

In examining plug-in electric vehicles sales globally by segment for 2014, EV-Sales determined to following winners:

  • Micro-Car - Kandi EV
  • A-Segment - VW e-Up!
  • B-Segment - BMW i3
  • C-Segment - Nissan LEAF
  • D-Segment - Ford Fusion Energi
  • E/F-Segment - Tesla Model S
  • SUV - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
  • MPV - Ford C-Max Energi
  • Pick-Up - Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV
  • Sports Car - BMW i8
*Of note: Some segments have only 1 or 2 plug-in electric vehicles offered right now, so winning a segment doesn't necessarily require a high volume of sales.

Editor's Note (below):  Adding in the class segment definitions for reference.   (as per Euro car classifications)

A: mini cars B: small cars C: medium cars D: large cars E: executive cars F: luxury cars J: sport utility cars M: multi purpose cars S: sport coupés

For a look at the sales total and additional details, check out the EV-Sales post here.

Nissan LEAF

Nissan LEAF

Source: EV-Sales