Jan 30, 2017 - 09:30 am Tesla is the most sold EV worldwide. With 50,931 sales worldwide (though unconfirmed), the Tesla Model S was the most sold electric car 2016. A title it now held on to for two years in a row. The Nissan Leaf came in second, with 49,214 sales worldwide. hybridcars.com – ADVERTISEMENT – Previous article Bosch, Swatch, Blue Bird, NSK. Next article SHW Group, Nissan, Mazda, Mini, Tesla.