FACTBOX-Top Selling Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in 2017

March 27 (Reuters) - Global sales of hybrid and electric vehicles surged 28 percent last year to 3.79 million with an overall market share of 4.4 percent, according to market researcher JATO Dynamics. Below are the top five selling models in three categories.

Hybrid Electric (HEV)

Model Sales Toyota Prius 210,000 Toyota C-HR 190,000 Toyota Prius C/Aqua 149,000 Toyota Yaris/Vitz 131,000 Toyota Rav4 115,000

Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV)

Model Sales Toyota Prius 52,000 BYD Song 32,000

Mitsubishi Outlander 24,000

BYD Qin 21,000 BMW 3 series 20,000

Battery Electric (BEV)

Model Sales BAIC EC 78,000 Tesla Model S 47,000 Nissan Leaf 46,000 Zotye ZD Zhidou 42,000 Tesla Model X 33,000

(Reporting by Eric Onstad)