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Which brands sell the most electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and hybrids?

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Between Volvo's recent announcement that it will be transitioning to all-electric and hybrid models and the release of the Model 3, alternative fueled vehicles have been in the news lately.

At Cartelligent, we help clients compare all types of new cars; around 14% of our clients currently choose an electric, plug-in, or hybrid vehicle. We thought it would be interesting to look at what they're choosing across brands and how these break down by type of vehicle.

10. Porsche (3.6% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 96.4% n/a 3.6% n/a 

 

The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid (shown) has been a steady seller for the brand; it's recently been joined by a new Panamera E-Hybrid. 


 

 9. Audi (10.7 % Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 89.3% n/a 10.7% n/a 

 

The popular A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid (shown) is Audi's only current alternative powered vehicle.


 

8. BMW (12.4% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
87.6% 2.7% 9.7% n/a 

 

BMW offers a plug-in hybrid version of the 3 series, 5 series, 7 series, and X5 (shown). The i8 is a plug-in hybrid, and the i3 is available as an all-electric or plug-in hybrid.


 

7. Volvo (12.7% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 87.3% n/a 12.7% n/a 

 

Volvo has ambitious plans to go all-electric and plug-in hybrid in the near future, but at the moment the XC90 Plug-In Hybrid (shown) is the only alternative fuel model currently available.


 

6. Volkswagen (15.7% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 84.3%  15.7%  n/a n/a

 

Volkswagen's all-electric e-Golf (shown) is the brand's only current alternative fuel model.


 

5. Ford (17.6% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 82.4% n/a 8.5% 9.1%

 

Ford has both a traditional hybrid and a plug-in hybrid version of the C-Max and Fusion (shown); the Focus is available in all-electric.


 

4. Nissan (19.1% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 80.9%  19.1%  n/a n/a 

 

Nissan's all-electric LEAF (which is being redesigned for 2018) is the only alternative fuel model currently offered by the brand.


 

3. Lexus (29.3% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
70.7% n/a  n/a 29.3%

 

Lexus has a traditional hybrid version of the CT, NX (shown), ES, RX, GS, and LC models.


 

2. Toyota (35.9% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 64.1%  n/a 2.7% 33.3%

 

Toyota offers a traditional hybrid Camry, Avalon, RAV4, Highlander, Prius, Pruis c, and, Prius v, as well as the plug-in hybrid Prius Prime (shown) and the hydrogen fueled Mirai.


 

1. Chevrolet (62.2% Hybrid/EVs)

Fuel Electric Plug-In Hybrid
 37.8%  32.2% 28.3% 1.6%

 

Chevrolet's alternative fuel line-up includes the all-electric Bolt (shown), plug-in hybrid Volt, and traditional hybrid Malibu.

 

 

Whether you're looking for an electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid, hybrid, or any other new car, Cartelligent can help you get a great deal on exactly what you want. Call our team of car-buying experts at 888-427-4270 or get started today.