Top 5 Selling Plug-In Electric Cars – March 2018 Edition
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 – March 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.
For this list, we’re focused on the Top 5 best-selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. for March 2018.
Chevy Volt sales checked in at 1,782 units in the U.S. in March 2018. That brings the Volt’s YTD total to 3,478 units, placing it in 6th overall for YTD sales, just behind the Chevy Bolt in fifth.
The Model X sold an estimated 2,825 units in the U.S. in March 2018, landing it solidly in fourth place for the month. YTD, Model X sales stand at an estimated 4,500 units, which places it in 4th from the YTD perspective, too.
For March 2018, Toyota Prius Prime sales checked in at a healthy 2,922 units, putting it just in front of the Model X and landing it in third place for sales for the month. YTD sales for the Prius Prime now stand at 6,468 units, good for second place.
Our tally shows Model S sales hit an estimated 3,375 units in March 2018, putting it in second place for the month. The YTD tally stands at an estimated 5,300 units, which places it in third in YTD sales.
The Model 3 had a breakout month in March 2018 by selling a whopping, estimated 3,820 units. The Model 3 had a commanding sales lead over even the Model S in March. Even more impressive is that the Model 3 is easily number 1 in YTD figures too at 8,180 units, which is well ahead of the second place Toyota Prius Prime.
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.
And for those wondering, March 2018 marked a record for U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars with an estimated grand total of 26,373 sold. The previous two records were set in December 2016 and December 2017, with 26,107 and 24,785, respectively.