Plug-n electric car sales in Canada are growing much more rapidly than in the U.S. This month, the cumulative number of plug-ins hit 50,000 in Canada.

Renault Twizy in Canada

Renault Twizy in Canada

In 2017, sales amounted to some 18,564, which is 68% more than one year ago.

  • BEVs: 9,838 (up 92%)
  • PHEVs: 8,726 (up 48%)
Also, as you can see on the graph, all-electric cars sales not only were higher, but grew more rapidly, too.

In the last month of 2017, market share exceed 1% regularly.

The highest sales were noted in Ontario - 7,477, where growth was +120% year-over-year. Quebec was second with 7,194 (+44%).

Here is the list of the best selling models for 2017 in Canada:

  • Chevrolet Volt - 4,340 (+24%)
  • Chevrolet Bolt EV - 2,107
  • Tesla Model X - 1,803 (+75%)
  • Tesla Model S - 1,675 (+14%)
  • Nissan LEAF - 1,380 (-12%)
  • Hyundai IONIQ - 890
  • Chrysler Pacifica - 838
  • Toyota Prius Prime - 734
  • Kia Soul EV - 644 (-9%)
  • Volvo XC90 - 471 (-12%)
  • Ford Focus - 537 (+337%)
  • Volkswagen e-Golf - 532
  • Audi A3 e-tron - 453 (+36%)
  • Ford C-Max Energi - 353 (+49%)
  • Ford Fusion Energi - 266 (+169%)

2017 Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Canada (source: FleetCarma)

2017 Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Canada (source: FleetCarma)

An even more detailed report for Canada plug-in car sales can be found at FleetCarma