Meet the most-registered EV in America, by a big margin.


If it wasn’t already clear Tesla has the US electrical automobile market locked down, the newest knowledge from an Automotive Information/Experian partnership launched Sunday ought to underscore the notion. Of all of the EVs registered within the US in 2020, Tesla automobiles made up 79% of them. That is not a typo: seventy-nine %. That leaves simply 21% to carve up for the quite a few different automakers and highlights an immense problem for legacy automakers to unseat Tesla’s cache with EVs.

In complete, People registered 200,691 Tesla automobiles in 2020 — a 16% improve from 2019, based on the info. The automaker’s 4 fashions presently on sale additionally every discovered a slot to fill out the highest 5 EVs final yr. The one non-Tesla is the Chevrolet Bolt EV, which was the third-placed EV on the checklist with 19,664 registered. The Mannequin 3 was No. 1 with 95,135 registered, adopted by the Mannequin Y with 71,344. That makes the Bolt EV a really, very distant third place.

In fourth sits the Mannequin X (19,652) and the Mannequin S is available in fifth (14,430). Behind the corral of Teslas and the lone Chevy are an assortment of EVs, together with the Nissan Leaf, Audi E-Tron, Porsche Taycan, Hyundai Kona Electrical and Kia Niro, all with fewer than 10,000 registered.

For automakers more and more shifting their priorities to go all-in on battery-powered automobiles, there’s excellent news, too. Although auto gross sales fell dramatically in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, EVs nonetheless managed to broaden their share of gross sales, even when it was by simply 0.4%. Registrations for EVs elevated by 11% in 2020 from 2019, although within the huge auto gross sales image, they made up 1.8% of all automobiles registered, up from 1.4% in 2019.

2020 High 10 US EV Registrations

Rank Make Mannequin Variety of Registrations
1 Tesla Mannequin 3 95,135
2 Tesla Mannequin Y 71,344
3 Chevrolet Bolt EV 19,664
4 Tesla Mannequin X 19,652
5 Tesla Mannequin S 14,430
6 Nissan Leaf 8,972
7 Audi E-Tron 7,089
8 Porsche Taycan 3,943
9 Hyundai Kona Electrical 2,964
10 Kia Niro EV 2,807