Canada Auto Sales hit in the 2017 the milestone of 2 million light vehicles, hitting the fifth new all time record in a string. Honda consolidates the third place ahead of a shining Chevrolet and behind Ford and Toyota.
Canadian GDP growth tapered off as expected in Q3, a stark contrast to the unsustainable stretch of gains recorded in the first half of the year. Household spending, lifted by tight labor market conditions and the stronger Canadian dollar, drove domestic demand in the quarter. Furthermore, upbeat business investment—particularly in machinery and equipment—more than offset the slump in housing investment. In the external sector, exports upset with a surprise decline in Q3 as shipments of motor vehicles fell because of broadly one-off factors.
Canadian vehicles market in the last five years has reported a steady and continue growth, hitting year after year a new all time record. In the 2017, according to data released by the Canadian Transportation Authority, the industry finally hit the milestone of 2 million vehicles sold in a celendar year, up 4.7% with 2.043.000 units.
At brand-wise, Ford was market leader with a record sales of 300.267 (+2.3%) with 14.7% of market share.
Toyota was second with 199.762 (+4.7%) followed by Honda with 176.951 units (+6.3%). In fourth place a shining Chevrolet with 171.005 sales (+12.9%) followed by Nissan with 134.244 units (+10.0%) and Hyundai with 129.0801 units (-6.0%).
In seventh place Ram with 103.843 (+11.2%) ahead of GMC with 99.508 (+17.5%), Kia with 76.504 (+6.7%) and in 10th place Dodge with 76.051 (-8.0%).
At model-wise, the leader was again the Ford F-Series with 155.290 sales (+6.8%) followed by the Ram Pick up with 98.465 (+10.6%) and the Honda Civic with 69.030 (+6.9%).
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for all Brands, top 10 Manufacturers Group and top 10 Models