The sales figures for 2015 for the US’s big three hybrid passenger car makers, Honda, Ford and Toyota, have been published.
According to the figures, the best-selling hybrid in the US again for 2015 was the Toyota Prius series. Total sales were 184,794 units. Without a new model released, this is a year-over-year decrease of 10.9% and marks the 2nd year of losses.
Within the series, the Prius saw a 7.3% drop at 113,829 units, marking its 2nd year of decline. The Prius v sold 28,290, marking an 8% decrease and its 3rd year of declining sales. The Prius c, which was released in March, 2012, saw a drop of 5.1% at 38,484 units sold, marking its 2nd year of decline.
The Camry Hybrid sold 30,640 units, a 22.5% decrease and its 2nd year of decrease as well. For the Lexus brand, models like the CT, GS and RX sold 36,121 units, marking a 14.9% decrease and the 2nd year of decreasing sales.
The Honda Civic Hybrid sold 4,887 last year, marking a 3.6% decline. The CR-Z declined 13.7% at 3,073 units sold. The Insight also saw a decline of 17.4% at 3,956 units, marking its 2nd year of decline. The Accord Hybrid, which saw a new model released in 2013, sold 11,063 units, a decline of 20.8%. For the Acura brand, the RLX Hybrid set a new record with an 88% increase in sales at units.
Ford’s Fusion mid-sized sedan saw a drop of 30% at 26,838 units sold, marking the 2nd year of decrease. The C-Max Hybrid, which was introduced in the fall of 2012, also saw a decline of 27.8% at 15,402 units sold. The Lincoln brand’s MKZ’s sales decreased 14.5% at 9,128 units.
(Translated by Greg Scott)