US Tesla Sales Figures

Tesla Sales Figures – US Market

Monthly and Yearly Sales Figures for Tesla in the United States

Monthly Sales Data
Sales & Growth Chart
Annual Sales Data
Model Split & Brand Share

Tesla U.S Car Sales Data

This is your hub for all of the Tesla sales data for the U.S market.

Tesla is an American brand of electric vehicles. The brand was launched in 2003 and it was only in 2008 when it first started producing electric vehicles led by Elon Musk.

The Tesla brand was envisioned by Elon Musk as an independent automaker which will focus on developing and producing electric vehicles at affordable prices. The brand’s first car was the Tesla Roadster and was based on the same platform as Lotus Elise.

In 20120, Tesla began production of their first-mass market electric vehicle sedan, the Model S. The launch of the Model S is what put Tesla on the map and gained a reputation as a disruptor of the automobile industry. They soon followed the Model S with another an SUV, the Model X SUV, which was launched in 2015. The Model 3 sedan was introduced in 2017 and quickly became the most successful electric car so far.

Our Take On Tesla US Sales Figures

The United States accounts for the majority of Tesla sales globally. Sales in the US were up by 280% from 48,000 in 2017 to 197,517 in 2018, while its global sales were up by 138% from 2017 to 2018.

Based on the information below, Tesla is by far the best-selling electric vehicle manufacturer in the US. It is the first electric vehicle manufacturer to have over 190,000 sales in a calendar year. General Motors just recently crossed that threshold while other electric vehicle manufacturers are way behind.

Tesla Monthly Sales Data

Below we have a table that shows Tesla sales for the United States automotive market, but this time it is broken out by month. This is on a unit basis. This is Tesla new vehicle sales in the US.

Tesla Sales & Growth

Below is the unit volume sales and unit growth rate for the Tesla brand in the United States.

Tesla Annual Sales and Market Share

Below we have a table that shows Tesla sales volumes for the US automotive market. This data captures all Tesla car sales. We found a great data source in Tesla directly who publishes sales data for the U.S market periodically. We were able to aggregate the data into the below format.

Year Sales YOY Change US Marketshare Marketshare Change
2015 18,742 0.00 0.11 0.00
2016 26,725 42.59 0.15 29.49
2017 50,067 87.34 0.29 47.50
2018 197,517 294.51 1.14 74.49
2019 195,125 -1.21 1.15 0.53
2020 292,902 50.11 1.99 42.48
2021 301,998 3.11 2.02 1.32
2022 282,071 0.00 3.82 0.00

Tesla Model Specific Sales Reports

Model 3, Model S, Model X

Data Disclosures

U.S. Source:, Tesla quarterly report
Canadian Source: R.L. Polk via Matthew Klippenstein & Tesla

^ unconfirmed estimates, with every reason to believe they’re not wildly inaccurate. HybridCars lowered their year-end 2014 estimate, although the monthly totals add up to 16,750 units.
As estimates shift, the U.S. year-end/year-to-date totals may not always match the total monthly results.