Plug-in electric car sales in the U.S. accelerated a little bit in April, reaching year-over-year growth of 46.5%.

InsideEVs estimates that in total some 19,681 plug-ins were sold last month, which is the fifth best monthly result ever.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – April 2018

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – April 2018

In the first four months, Tesla Model 3 took the lead and began its run for sole ownership of #1, while the Toyota Plug-In Prius seems to be ready to grab the Best of the rest title.

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – April 2018

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales – April 2018

April was only barely better than March due to the Model 3 - IEVs estimates 3,875 sold.

Tesla Model 3 sales in U.S. (estimated) – April 2018

Tesla Model 3 sales in U.S. (estimated) – April 2018

Toyota sold 2,626 Prius Prime (35.4% of total Prius sales).

Toyota Prius Prime sales in U.S. – April 2018

Toyota Prius Prime sales in U.S. – April 2018

The Tesla Model S is the 3rd best selling model YTD, but there are no major changes compared to previous years.

Tesla Model S sales in U.S. – April 2018

Tesla Model S sales in U.S. – April 2018

Chevrolet Bolt EV disappointed in April with just 1,275 sales (but the new Nissan LEAF - 1,171 sold, fared even worse), which is 1% less than it sold one year ago.

Chevrolet Bolt EV sales in U.S. – April 2018

Chevrolet Bolt EV sales in U.S. – April 2018

And, the fifth best selling plug-in car in the U.S. after first four months - Tesla Model X - 1,025 were sold in April. As you can see below, the all-electric SUV sales are still growing.

Tesla Model X sales in U.S. – April 2018

Tesla Model X sales in U.S. – April 2018