Analysis by Timothy Cain
With the first six months of the calendar in the bag, 2015 is on track to be a third consecutive year of record new vehicle sales for the Canadian auto industry. Although sales of passenger cars are actually declining, truck volume is picking up steam and SUV and crossover sales are up nine percent compared with the first-half of 2015. In order to get a better grasp on the directions in which the market is heading, we’ve compiled this list of Canada’s best-selling vehicles along with a deeper look at different segment leaders and a number of new vehicles which are breathing life into burgeoning categories.
Timothy Cain is the founder of GoodCarBadCar.net, which obsesses over the free and frequent publication of Canadian and U.S. auto sales figures.
Vehicles discussed in this report:
Ford F-150, Ram trucks, Honda Civic, GMC Sierra, Toyota Corolla, Ford Escape, Hyundai Elantra, Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Grand Caravan, Toyota Rav4, Honda CR-V, Mazda3, Nissan Rogue, Chevrolet Cruze, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Golf, Hyundai Accent, Toyota Camry, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Ford Mustang, Audi Q5.