The E-Heroes

Cumulated sales figures reveal the top-ten most driven battery-electric vehicles. Where and what electric car models are most common, as well as other information can be found in the overview below.

What electric car models are most common? Photo: Shutterstock - Marko Aliaksandr

What electric car models are most common? Photo: Shutterstock – Marko Aliaksandr

top-ten most driven battery-electric vehicles

Photo: Nissan

Photo: Nissan

Nissan Leaf
Global Stock: 363,940
Top Countries by Car Stock*: USA: 129,540 / Japan 115,130 / Norway 37,560
Production Period: since 2010
Manufacturer: Nissan, Japan
Range: 285 km
Power: 110 kW

 

 

 

Photo: Tesla

Photo: Tesla

Tesla Model S
Global Stock: 243,200
Top Countries by Car Stock*: USA 144,760 / China 29,290 / Norway: 19,460
Production Period: since 2012
Manufacturer: Tesla, USA
Range: 450 km
Power: 310 kW

 

 

 

Photo: BAIC

Photo: BAIC

BAIC ­EC-Series
Global Stock: 172,850
Top Countries by Car Stock*: Only in China
Production Period: since 2017
Manufacturer: BJEV, China
Range: 206 km**
Power: 30 kW

 

 

 

Photo: Tesla

Photo: Tesla

Tesla Model 3
Global Stock: 148,080
Top Countries by Car Stock*:  USA 141,280 / Canada 6,800
Production Period: since 2017
Manufacturer: Tesla, USA
Range: 415 km
Power: 258 kW

 

 

 

Photo: Renault

Photo: Renault

Renault Zoe
Global Stock: 114,310
Top Countries by Car Stock*: France 67,170 / Germany 17,790/ Norway 9,570
Production Period: Since 2012
Manufacturer: Renault, France
Range: 159 km
Power: 68 kW

 

 

 

Photo: Fabian Kirchbauer - BMW

Photo: Fabian Kirchbauer – BMW

BMW i3
Global Stock: 108,560
Top Countries by Car Stock*: USA 37,130 / Norway 19,190 / Germany 17,340
Production Period: since 2013
Manufacturer: BMW, Germany
Range: 309 km
Power: 125 kW

 

 

 

Photo: Tesla

Photo: Tesla

Tesla Model X
Global Stock: 106,490
Top Countries by Car Stock*: USA 66,040 / China 11,740 / Norway 11,160
Production Period: since 2015
Manufacturer: Tesla, USA
Range: 375 km
Power: 310 kW

 

 

 

Photo: eQ

Photo: eQ

Chery eQ
Global Stock: 90,100
Top Countries by Car Stock*: Only in China
Production Period: since 2018
Manufacturer: Chery, China
Range: 301 km**
Power: 30 kW

 

 

 

Photo: JAC

Photo: JAC

JAC iEV
Global Stock: 87,750
Top Countries by Car Stock*: Only in China
Production Period: since 2017
Manufacturer: JAC Motors, China
Range: 355 km**
Power: 110 kW

 

 

 

Photo: BYD

Photo: BYD

BYD e5
Global Stock: 86,880
Top Countries by Car Stock*: Only in China
Production Period: since 2018
Manufacturer: BYD, China
Range: 400 km**
Power: 160 kW

 

 

 

* Cumulated new registrations (= Stock) of top ten models as of 31.12.2018
** According to NEDC
Source: Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Updated: March 2019

Related articles
 
Magazine Topics
 
Newsletter