Here at InsideEVs, we’ve come to realize that not everyone shares our passion for an overload of sales figures, like you’ll see in our monthly report card and scorecard.

Admittedly, both can be a bit overwhelming from a numbers overload perspective.

Sales Overload Here – April 2018 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

So, in addition to presenting sales in our typical fashion, we’ll assemble this monthly Top 5 list, which highlights the five best selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. for any given month.

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For this list, we’re focused on the Top 5 best-selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. for April 2018.

Here goes…


5. Tesla Model S

Our tally shows Model S sales hit an estimated 1,250 units in April 2018, putting it in fifth place for the month. The year-to-date (YTD) tally stands at an estimated 6,550 units, which places it in third in YTD sales.


Tesla Model 3 #1 - Top 5 Selling Plug-In Electric Cars April 2018

4. Chevrolet Bolt

The Chevy Bolt sold an estimated 1,275 units in the U.S. in April 2018, landing it solidly in fourth place for the month. YTD, Chevy Bolt sales stand at an estimated 5,650 units, which places it in 4th from the YTD perspective, too.


Chevrolet Volt

3. Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt sales checked in at estimated 1,325 units in the U.S. in April 2018. That brings the Volt’s YTD total to 4,803 units, placing it in 6th overall for YTD sales, just behind the Tesla Model X in fifth.


2. Toyota Prius Prime

For April 2018, Toyota Prius Prime sales checked in at a healthy 2,626 units, putting it behind the Tesla Model 3 and landing it in second place for sales for the month. YTD sales for the Prius Prime now stand at 9,094 units, good for second place.


Blue Tesla Model 3

1.Tesla Model 3

The Model 3 had a strong month in April 2018 by selling a whopping, estimated 3,875 units. The Model 3 had a commanding sales lead over even the Toyota Prius Prim in March. Even more impressive is that the Model 3 is easily number 1 in YTD figures too at 12,055 units.


Variety is the spice of life. Automotive sales should be no exception.

If you’re seeking a simple Top 5 sales list, you’ve found it here. If you’re after a super detailed write up with more numbers/figures than you could ever imagine, well that’s right here in our scorecard.

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