Sales statistics for the USA are shown on the charts on this page. From the chart above, Prius models are by far the biggest seller with some 236,659 units sold. This represents about 54% of the HEV market in the US. Ford did well in 2012. The C-Max energi did suprisingly well with 12,000 units sold in just a few months.
The PHEV is the fastest growing EV segment as you can see from the chart to the left. Sales were closing in on 39,000 units before the end of 2012. As of writing, Ford is doing about the best in PHEV sales in the USA.
Toyota Prius sales are 48% of total US hybrid sales over the past 10.5 years. Over 3,000,000 sold.
Hybrid car statistics show a strong HEV market continuing. This is page 2 of a 5-page series. For a complete review of current performance and cost statistics go to the comparison of hybrid cars page.
In the past 10 years, close to 2.5 million HEV units have been sold in the USA. The USA. Some 435,000 units were sold in 2012, a banner year for HEV sales. The trend continues in 2013 as you can see on the table below.
New EV sales in the USA, Jan-Dec 2012
2012 HEV, PHEV, and BEV sales in the USA
Data courtesy of electricdrive.org
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