Chevrolet Volt will cross 100,000 sales with new 2016 MY

Chevrolet Volt will cross 100,000 sales with new 2016 MY

Since late 2010 through to mid-2015 there are 6 plug-in electric car models with sales that exceed 50,000 and 9 with over 25,000 sales.

Only one exceeds 175,000.

Here is a sales comparison of best selling cars worldwide, according to HybridCars.com:

  1. Nissan LEAF - around 177,000
  2. Chevrolet Volt (Holden Volt, Opel Ampera, Vauxhall Ampera) - around 93,000
  3. Tesla Model S - around 73,000
  4. Toyota Prius PHV - around 71,000
  5. Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - over 60,000
  6. Mitsubishi i-MiEV (with other MiEVs and Peugeot iOn, Citroen C-Zero) - around 50,000
  7. BYD Qin - 27,351
  8. Renault ZOE - 26,296
  9. BMW i3 - 25,785
The last three - BYD Qin, Renault ZOE and BMW i3 - joined the 25,000 club this spring. At the current high sales pace, Qin could join the 50,000 club this year , while ZOE and i3 probably will do it in 2016.

Source: HybridCars.com