Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

This is his definitive guide to Tesla sales and statistics for 2023.. The update was done at the end of Q2023 XNUMX.

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Tesla is one of the most recognizable brands not only in the automotive industry, but also on the planet.

Tesla offered the longest range of any electric vehicle on the market. They are also among the safest in the world. And they are really fun to drive.

So how did Tesla become so popular?

In this blog, you will find all the latest statistics about this car manufacturer.

So let's get started!

25 interesting facts about Tesla

  • The company was founded in 2003 da martin eberhard e Mark Tarpenning like Tesla Motors
  • Inventor Nikola Tesla was the inspiration for the company name
  • In February 2004through a 6,5 million in USD investment, Elon Musk he became the company's largest shareholder
  • Elon Musk has held the position of CEO since 2008
  • In 2009 Tesla has started production of its first electric car. Roadster
  • Model S came out in 2012
  • In 2013 Elon Musk almost sold Tesla to Google to 11 billion dollars
  • In 2014, Tesla released the self-driving feature. Autopilot
  • Tesla's first SUV was launched in 2015. Model X
  • Tesla's top rated car 3 model came out in half 2017
  • The all-electric Tesla Semi Truck the launch was scheduled for 2019
  • In 2019, Tesla introduced dog mode - keeps your dog comfortable and allows her to set a cabin temperature
  • Model Y crossover released in 2020
  • The release of Tesla Cybertruck is expected for 2023
  • 70.757 full-time employees currently works at Tesla and its subsidiaries around the world
  • Tesla's production is spread over 3 continents (North America, Asia and Europe)
  • Tesla has its own electric vehicle charging stations called Superchargers
  • Tesla takes its place in the ranking The biggest top 10 companies from market capitalization in 2022
  • Tesla vehicles require approx 30 minutes to load
  • 3 model è best selling of all time IV worldwide
  • The Model S can pass by 0 - 60 miles in less than 2 seconds
  • Tesla Model S, Model 3, Model Xe Model Y reflect Elon's idea that they are 'SEXY'
  • Tesla trades with the NASDAQ e eToro with the name of TSLA
  • Tesla not only produces cars, but also solar panels, batteries and more.

Where are Teslas made?

'Are Teslas made in China?' - that's not true at all.

Fun fact; 100% of all Tesla cars sold in the United States are made in the United States.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Due to high demand, Tesla was forced to move outside the United States.

They were The first US automaker who carry out the production of electric vehicles in China.

In this way, Tesla made history by building the first factory outside the United States.

Tesla manufacturing locations

We can see Teslas all over the world.

For now, Tesla's manufacturing facilities are located on three continents and in three countries, as they serve +40 markets.

Headquarter: Palo Alto, United States

The four facilities are located in the United States:

  • Factory in Fremont, CA, USA
  • Gigafactory Nevada, USA
  • Gigafactory New York, United States
  • Gigafactory Texas, United States

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

The two facilities are located outside the United States:

  • Gigafactory Shanghai, China
  • Gigafactory Berlin - Brandenburg, Germany
Tesla modelLaunch dateProductionStructure
Tesla RoadsterFebruary 1 20082008-2012Hethel, UK and Menlo Park, CA
Tesla Model SJune 22 20122012Fremont, CA
Tesla Model X29 September 20152015Fremont, CA
Tesla Model 3July 7 20172017- Fremont, CA
- Giga Texas
-Giga Shanghai
Tesla Model YMarch 132020- Fremont, CA
- Giga Texas
- Giga Berlin
-Giga Shanghai
Tesla Roadster 2a generazione20232023Fremont, CA
Tesla Semi20232023giga texas
Tesla Cybertruck20232023giga texas
Tesla Model 2TBA2024Giga Shanghai

In the first quarter of 2023, the company started production at new plants near Texas, in Berlin and in Shanghai.

However, Tesla is always looking for a rocket boost and increased manufacturing capabilities to expand production.

Source: Tesla

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Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Annual production of Tesla cars

The 1st quarter of 2023 was relatively prosperous in terms of production.

Total Q1 production in 2023 hit an all-time high of 440.808 unit.

Compared to Q1 2022, production was 305.407 unit.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Below is complete data on Tesla's annual production from 2018 to Q1 2023.

Q1 2023440,808

There have been 3,870,340 Tesla models produced in the past five years (including Q1 2023).

Source: Tesla

Tesla's delivery numbers

Tesla delivered 422.875 vehicles in the first quarter of 2023.

So far, this is a record quarter.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

For comparison, Tesla's delivery numbers for the fourth quarter of 2022 were 388.131 vehicles e 1,313,581 vehicles in 2022.

This number represents a leap of 4% compared to the previous quarter and a YoY growth of 36%.

Elon Musk said Tesla could catch up 2 million vehicle deliveries by the end of 2023.

At this pace, his words can come true.

Tesla car sales by year

How many Teslas were sold in 2022?

Tesla reached a major sales milestone in 2022.

Tesla has sold 1,313,581 Model 3/Y and Model X/S cars in 2022.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

In the table below, we show Tesla car sales by year, since the beginning, which dates back to 2008.

YearTotal salesVehicle models sold
2008~ 100Roadster
2009~ 900Roadster
2010~ 400Roadster
20123,000Roadster, Model S
201322,477Model S
201431,655Model S
201550,658Model S, Model X
201676,285Model S, Model X
2017103,181Model X/S, Model 3
2018245,240Model 3/Y, Model X/S
2019367,500Model 3/Y, Model X/S
2020499,550Model 3/Y, Model X/S
2021936,950Model 3/Y, Model X/S
20221,313,581Model 3/Y, Model X/S
Q1 2023422,875Model 3/Y, Model X/S

Total number of Teslas sold since its existence to date (2008 - Q1 2023): 4.061.776 vehicles.

It will also be interesting to see how other electric car makers react to today's sales.
We have collected the data and prepared Electric Car Sales Statistics for 2023.

Tesla sales by model

Tesla's sales are steadily increasing thanks to the success of the 3/Y model and Model X/S.

In the first three months of this year, Tesla sold a record number of Tesla models after Elon Musk slashed prices in the face of growing competition from rivals.

Below, we will show you the sales of Tesla models in different periods.

3/Y model

People have absolutely fallen in love with the 3/Y Model.

Collective sales of Model Y and Model 3 in the first quarter of 2023 were over 412.180 unitalmost a 40% Growth y/y.

Today, the best-selling Model Y starts at 54.990 USDwhile the base price of the Model 3 is 42.990 USD.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Q1 2023412,180

The best-selling Tesla vehicle: Tesla Model Y.

Model X/S

The Model X/S lags a little behind the Model 3/Y in sales.

A Model S starts at 89.990 USDwhile the X a 99.990 USD.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Q1 202310,695

The Model X/S are high-end luxury cars.

Source: Tesla

Tesla's annual revenue

As sales continue to grow, Tesla can expect some revenue.

Overall, last year was a good year for Tesla in terms of revenue.

Tesla's annual revenue indicates rapid growth year on year.

Tesla's total revenue for 2022 was 81.462 trillion US dollars.

We show it from 2018 to 2022.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

YearAnnual revenue
201821.461 billion dollars
201924.578 trillion US dollars
202031.536 trillion US dollars
202153.823 trillion US dollars
202281.462 trillion US dollars

In 2022, Tesla's revenues amounted to 81,462 trillion US dollars, indicating a 51.35% 2021 revenue increase.

For comparison, Tesla's annual revenue in 2021 was 53,823 billion dollarswhich reflects one 70.67% increase over 2020 revenue.

This just goes to show that Tesla's revenue growth is very consistent and continues to grow.

Interesting information: Calculations show that Tesla's revenue so far has been 8.703.704 USD in 2022.

In light of this, it's no surprise that Elon Musk is one of the richest people in the world.

Sources: Tesla, Macrotrends

Tesla sales by country

Tesla's steady sales growth means the company is still in high demand with consumers around the world.

The country that tops Tesla's sales by country list is the United States.

Below we show Tesla's sales also in China and Europe.

Tesla sales in the United States

Tesla's largest market is United States.

In the United States, Tesla has sold almost 181.000 car in the first quarter of 2023.

For comparison, in the fourth quarter of 2022, Tesla sold 131,024 S3XY models.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Model S55,030
3 model9,171
Model X6,552
Model Y60,271

Tesla is expected to lead in sales in the US, beating all competitors like Hyundai, Kia, Ford, Volkswagen.

Sales share also shows how Tesla is doing compared to other US flagship EV companies.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

US company EVSales quota
Hyundai |7.81%

In the United States, California it is the leading state with the most Tesla cars on the roads.

Cali is also the largest U.S. state for zero-emission EVs.

Tesla's best-selling model in the United States: Tesla Model Y

Source: Electrek

Tesla sales in China

China is the second country with the highest number of sales of Tesla and the The second largest market.

Wholesale sales are local sales in China and exports.

All that is basically the output of Giga Shanghai.

Tesla's first-quarter 2023 deliveries beat expectations, thanks to help from China boosting sales.

Tesla has sold a total of approx 229.000 vehicles in China in the first quarter of 2023.

This was the best sales quarter for Tesla in China so far.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Q1 2020~ 17,000
Q2 2020~ 30,000
Q3 2020~ 34,000
Q4 2020~ 65,000
Q1 2021~ 81,000
Q2 2021~ 92,000
Q3 2021~ 133,000
Q4 2021~ 178,000
Q1 2022~ 182,000
Q2 2022~ 113,000
Q3 2022~ 188,000
Q4 2022~ 228,000
Q1 2023~ 229,000

Indeed, the competition from EVs in China is very tough.

In reality, BYD has massively lowered its prices to defend its market share in a context of weakening demand.

For comparison, the market leader BYD represented 41% of car sales in the world's largest car market.

Tesla sales in Europe

We see more and more Tesla cars on European roads.

Tesla has sold a total of 94,696 in Europe in the first quarter of 2023.

For comparison, 94,958 The vehicles were sold in Q4 and 234.194 car in 2022 in total.

Tesla The Model Y was the fastest growing vehicle in sales last year in Europe far (417% increase).

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Q1 202023,695
Q2 202013,954
Q3 202027,233
Q4 202034,062
Q1 202131,266
Q2 202136,224
Q3 202146,110
Q4 202154,719
Q1 202259,492
Q2 202226,145
Q3 202253,599
Q4 202294,958
Q1 202394,696

Germany was Tesla's largest market in Europe with 8,703 units sold in Q1 2023.

Mostly, Europeans still love cars with internal combustion engines (ICE).

The phenomenon is Norway, where Tesla has impressive sales numbers.

Tesla is already 50% sales there.

In general, Tesla's sales are going crazy in Europe.

Tesla sales in the UK

EV prices were mostly unchanged in the UK in 2023.

Meanwhile, the adoption of BEVs in the UK appears to be declining.

At the end of the first quarter of 2023, Tesla had 13.355 sales in the UK.

However, the prior quarter was more positive for Tesla in the UK.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, Tesla sold 22.404 unit.

So, Q1 2023 sales were down by 40.4% since December 2022.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Q1 202215,547
Q4 202222,404
Q1 202313,355

In total, 76,230 The BEVs were sold in Q2023 XNUMX in the UK.

Currently, Tesla holds 17.52% of BEV's share of UK sales.

Tesla's main competitors

Tesla is focused on BEVs and is way ahead of its competitors.

In terms of BEV, Tesla is an all-time champion.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

These are all-electric car registrations in the first quarter of 2022 in the BEV (Battery Electric Vehicles) segment.

Electric car manufacturerSales
SAIC (inclusa SAIC-GM-Wuling)671,725
Volkswagen Group571,067

These top 5 producers own 53.3% of the market share.

The best selling BEV in 2022: Tesla Model Y.

In terms of overall sales, BYD is the leading electric vehicle manufacturer not only in China, but in the whole world.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

BYD surpassed Tesla as the top-selling EV brand in 2022.

That year, BYD sold just under 1,85 million PEV (plug-in electric vehicles).

Tesla and joint venture SAIC/GM/Wuling finished the top three brands in 2022, with Tesla reporting 1,31 million sales.

Sources: Statista, InsideEVs

How long does a Tesla battery last?

The battery of an electric vehicle represents 30% of the total cost of an electric vehicle.

We'll tell you how long a Tesla battery lasts.

Tesla batteries are considered to be among the best on the market and have one of the best battery ranges in the industry.

So how long does a Tesla battery last when fully charged?

Here's a look at what you can expect from the battery in your Tesla and how long the battery lasts.

Model SBEV100 kWh335 miles/540km
3 modelBEV100 kWh310 miles/500km
Model XBEV70 kWh295 miles/475km
Model YBEV72,5 kWh250 miles/400km

And how long does it take to charge a Tesla?

Well, there are many options for charging your Tesla.

Tesla users can fill their vehicles in a variety of ways, depending on their charging needs.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Here are some of the options with speed and reload time explained.

Charging systemCharge speedCharging time
Wall connector44 miles of range per charge hour6 - 9 hours
Mobile connectors and adapters3 miles of range per hour using a standard household outlet/
Supercaricatore Teslaup to 200 miles15 minutes - 30 minutes
The charging destination44 miles of range per hour+12 ore

The average cost of charging for Tesla: 13,96 USD (price for the USA).

ModelCost of full recharge
Model S18,29 USD
3 model9,62 USD
Model X18,30 USD
Model Y13,58 USD

Source: Tesla, energysage

Map of Tesla Supercharger locations

Tesla's fast charging network is called Supercaricatore Tesla.

These charging stations are available exclusively to Tesla users.

Currently, Tesla operates with Over 40.000 Superchargers.

Tesla Superchargers can deliver a maximum power of 250 kW.

Tesla corre 4,936 stations in over 40 countries at the end of the first quarter of 2023.

Source: supercharge.info

Map of Tesla Superchargers in North America

In North America there are 1,941 Superchargers.

The United States has 1.724 Superchargerwhile Canada has 185 Superchargers.

California is the US state with the most Superchargers, with 342 positions.

It is 20% of all Tesla Supercharger locations in the United States.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Source: supercharge.info

Chinese Tesla Supercharger

Building Superchargers in China has been a big project for Tesla.

So far there are more than 1600 charging positions in mainland China.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

The largest Supercharger in the world is located in Shanghai, China.

In Shanghai, there are 165 charging locations until now.

Source: supercharge.info

Map of Tesla Superchargers in Europe

There are currently 978 charging stations in Europe.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Most of the charging stations are located in Germany.

Germany has the number of 164 Superchargers.

France is close with the number of 142 Superchargers.

Source: supercharge.info

How does Tesla make money?

If you're thinking that Tesla only makes money selling electric vehicles, you're wrong.

By investing in R & D With many innovations, Tesla is transforming the world into a sustainable society.

However, Tesla makes most of its money from IV activity (electric cars and Superchargers).

Electric cars represent 95% of the company's total gross profit turnover.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

Another 5% of Tesla's total revenue comes from accumulation of energy e car's battery performance.

Car sales44,125 billion dollars
Services and more3.802 billion dollars
Power generation and more2.789 trillion US dollars
Car leasing 1.642 billion dollars

In 2021 Tesla reported an increase in net income of 665.5%.

Source: Statesman

Numero in Tesla's name

The number of full-time Tesla employees working for Tesla and its subsidiaries was 110,000 in 2022.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

The table shows how a large company has become a corporation and how employees have increased since 2010.

YearNumber of employees

We can see that the start of the Corona crisis in 2019 was terrible for many employees.

The number of employees has decreased a lot.

However, in 2020 the number of employees increased by 47.36% compared to the previous year.

Source: Statesman

Average salary of a Tesla employee

Without qualified personnel, there are no results...

That's why Tesla employees are not just workers, but an investment.

The average annual salary at Tesla, including bonuses, is 110.192 USDor 52 USD/h in the United States.

Tesla Sales, Revenue and Production in 2023: The Complete Stats

If the Tesla employee is required to spend a minimum of 40 hours per weekThe salary amounts to 2.080 USD.

By the way, Tesla is the #2 choice among graduate engineers (Elon's SpaceX is the former).

They have received over 3 million job applications last year.

Source: Comparably

Are Teslas worth it?

3/Y sales are still strong.

So if you are looking for innovative design and amazing driving experience - you must check these out S3XY models.

Tesla cars are absolutely fantastic in terms of performance, range, charging network and vehicle temperature preconditioning.

They are affordable luxury cars that are worth buying.


That's it for our complete guide to Tesla sales and stats in 2023!

Many have decided that it is worth cutting the budget to get out of petrol.

And it's no surprise that Tesla is the top seller of high-volume EVs.

There is the ultimate reason to believe that Tesla's sales will grow significantly year-over-year.

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