Toyota Prius has been the leader inwards hybrid cars for years in addition to no i has e’er been able to threaten the absolute pride of Prius. In 2018, however, the purely electrical Tesla Model iii managed to modify its balance, resulting inwards Prius sales dropping 17.7% inwards the the United States of America in addition to all this compared to 2017. According to Toyota’s CEO, one-half of its buyers Toyota went to Tesla.
Thus, the Prius for 2018 managed to sell 79,171 units inwards America, spell Model iii did much amend amongst 114,000 units, which is clearly a big difference. Let’s besides hint that Model due south in addition to Model X are out of comparing amongst the Prius due to a much higher price.
All present that inwards 2019 sales of hybrid cars volition convey a downward tendency compared to purely electric, every bit several manufacturers volition house novel models amongst sufficient electrical autonomy but besides which affordable prices.