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Tesla Model Y Replaces Model 3 As Top-Selling EV (California/US)

TMC Staff

May 19, 2017
Tesla Model 3 sharply decreased, while Model S and Model X were almost absent.

As initially forecasted several years ago, the Tesla Model Y is outpacing sales of the Tesla Model 3 in the U.S. and specifically in California.

Cross-Sell’s registration data, invoked by Reuters, reveals that as far as California is considered, the Model Y noted 12,227 new registrations in the first quarter of 2021, compared to 8,060 for the Model 3. The Model 3 is down 54% year-over-year, which was indicated also in the Cox Automotive and Kelley Blue Book report for the U.S.

Registration data are not equal to the sales/deliveries, but highly correlated to sales (typically a new vehicle is registered within 30 days).

Cross-Sell’s registration data for 22 states shows also 44,502 Tesla...

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