Overall plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle sales increased for the month of December, with 49,900 total vehicles sold. The Honda Clarity PHEV led the month for plug-in hybrids, selling 2770 units. Toyota’s Prius Prime sold only eleven fewer units for the month. Both vehicles saw a month to month increase in sales.
For full electric vehicles, Tesla’s Model 3 continued to lead in sales. Tesla sold 25,250 units of the vehicle for the month. The Tesla Model X and Model S also sold well. Of non-Tesla electric vehicles, the Nissan Leaf was the strongest seller in December.