The Tesla brand has now become one of the biggest in the U.S.

Thanks to record sales result in August, estimated by InsideEVs at 23,175 (up 509% year-over-year), Tesla is now among the top-selling car brands. It's not yet at the level of Toyota or GM (not even close, actually), but Tesla already is beating premium brands.

The most recent results for Tesla were driven up by the Model 3:

  • Tesla Model S – 2,625 (up 22%)
  • Tesla Model X  –  2,750 (up 75%)
  • Tesla Model 3  –  17,800 (up 237 times)

Here we have a list of selected brands that were below or slightly above Tesla in August (U.S.-only):

  • Volkswagen - 32,255
  • Lexus - 28,622
  • Mazda - 25,816
  • BMW - 23,789
  • Tesla - 23,175
  • Audi - 20,907
  • Mercedes-Benz - 20,339
  • Acura - 15,072
  • Chrysler - 12,219
  • Infiniti - 10,796
  • Volvo - 8,970
  • Mitsubishi - 8,416
  • Porsche - 4,083
  • Jaguar - 2,469

Tesla sales in U.S. (estimated) – August 2018

Tesla sales in U.S. (estimated) – August 2018

Tesla already is selling more than 100,000 all-electric cars in 12-months (107,000 to be precise).

Tesla sales in U.S. (estimated) – August 2018

Tesla sales in U.S. (estimated) – August 2018