Chevrolet Bolt EV sales declined by almost 9% last year, but it remains the 4th most popular plug-in model in the U.S.

General Motors' fourth-quarter sales results of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. didn't bring growth. The main model - Chevrolet Bolt EV - noted a significant slide down by 46.8% year-over-year to 3,307.

After twelve months of 2019, the total deliveries amounted to 16,418 (down 8.9% year-over-year), which is enough for the #4 place overall among plug-in models (#3 among BEVs) - see EV Sales Scorecard.

Chevrolet Bolt EV sales in the U.S. - December 2019

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In 2019, Chevrolet Bolt EV was able to maintain at least 2018's results for three quarters, but the last three months were surprisingly weak. Partially it might be related to a decreased amount of the federal tax credit of $1,875 (in Q4 2018 it was still full $7,500).

On a bigger scale, however, we can clearly see that after 2017, demand for the Bolt EV is rather stable:

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Chevrolet Volt

The plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt is an outgoing model, which is not produced any longer. In Q4 Chevrolet delivered 370 units (down 92.7% year-over-year).

In 2019, the total Volt sales were 4,910 (down 73.2%), which brings the cumulative number to 157,054 (behind 300,471 Tesla Model 3 and more recently also behind Tesla Model S - 157,992 according to InsideEVs estimations).

2016 Chevrolet Volt Premier
2016 Chevrolet Volt Premier