Canada Autos Market rose 5% in April keeping momentum.

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Canada Autos Market rose 5% in April keeping momentum. Chevrolet outpaced Hyundai and was back on the third step of the podium while Volkswagen Golf was the fastest growing model.

Country Outlook

The negative effects of the oil shock on Canada’s economy are expected to have a more immediate effect than previously estimated.

The impact on household spending, terms of trade and investment, particularly in the oil and gas sector are already becoming apparent.

As for the external sector the Bank of Canada has estimated that Canada’s terms of trade will fall 9.0% by the end of 2015 as a result of suppressed oil export values. Meanwhile, figures for February’s monthly GDP showed flat growth over the previous month, indicating a stalled economy.

Market Outlook

In April 2015 the total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Canada have been 189.216, +5.7% compared with correspondent month year ago and hitting the 25th year on year increase in a row.

While Canadian economy is flat the automotive industry is hitting a record after the other with a little but steay growth started over tow years ago. In the first four-month of 2014 total light vehicles sales had been 558.040, over 20.000 units or 3.7% above the last year record.

Competitive Arena

While the three leaders reported shy performance, Chevrolet improved sales 6.8% overtaking Hyundai for the third place and now challenging the Korean in the cumulative ranking.

The leader, Ford, sold 26.684 vehicles (-0.4%) followed by Toyota with 18.078 (-2.4%), Chevrolet with 16.837 (+6.8%), Hyundai with 14.525 (+1.5%) and Honda with 14.447 (+5.6%).

On the winners list, GMC (7th with 8.878 sales, +30.5%), Mercedes (15th with 4.155 units, +27.1%), BMW (16th with 3.515, +36.8%), Audi (17th with 3.219 sales, +36.6%), Lexus (20th with 2.147 sales, +31.9%), Cadillac (23rd with 1.494, +35.3%) and Porsche (25th with 690, 47.8%).

As far as the best groups, General Motors took the leadership with share at 15.4% (up 2.3 points of share from the previous month) ahead of FCA kept with 14.6% of share (down 1.0 points) and Ford with 14.4% )up 1.1 points).

As far as th best-selling models, the Ford F-Series was on top with 10.581 units (-4.5%), followed by the RAM Pick Up with 8.120 units (-2.6%) and the Honda Civic with 5.634 (+21.3%). Booming 688%, Volkswagen Golf jumped in 24th place and was the fastest growing model

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Apr Rank Ytd Brand Sales Apr Sales YtD Var Apr Var Ytd Share Apr Share Ytd
1 1 Ford 26.684 76.233 -0,4% -3,2% 14,1% 13,7%
2 2 Toyota 18.078 54.461 -2,4% 2,5% 9,6% 9,8%
3 4 Chevrolet 16.837 42.438 6,8% -2,1% 8,9% 7,6%
4 3 Hyundai 14.525 42.449 1,5% 1,5% 7,7% 7,6%
5 5 Honda 14.447 41.307 5,6% -1,1% 7,6% 7,4%
6 6 Nissan 10.436 34.270 9,0% 11,9% 5,5% 6,1%
7 9 GMC 8.878 24.993 30,5% 26,2% 4,7% 4,5%
8 7 Ram 8.322 31.141 -3,9% 9,6% 4,4% 5,6%
9 8 Dodge 8.191 26.802 -7,0% -12,1% 4,3% 4,8%
10 12 Jeep 7.486 21.506 21,8% 13,5% 4,0% 3,9%
11 10 Volkswagen 7.358 23.153 13,5% 29,2% 3,9% 4,1%
12 13 Mazda 7.311 21.359 -1,5% -2,8% 3,9% 3,8%
13 11 Kia 7.161 21.720 -3,3% 0,8% 3,8% 3,9%
14 14 Subaru 4.901 14.157 17,1% 14,4% 2,6% 2,5%
15 15 Mercedes 4.155 13.310 27,1% 16,2% 2,2% 2,4%
16 16 BMW 3.515 10.337 36,8% 14,3% 1,9% 1,9%
17 18 Audi 3.219 7.887 36,6% 16,0% 1,7% 1,4%
18 17 Chrysler 2.860 8.113 22,0% 15,5% 1,5% 1,5%
19 20 Acura 2.232 5.989 12,7% 5,1% 1,2% 1,1%
20 19 Lexus 2.147 6.360 31,9% 24,3% 1,1% 1,1%
21 21 Mitsubishi 1.933 5.944 -14,2% -15,5% 1,0% 1,1%
22 22 Buick 1.916 4.642 9,2% -8,2% 1,0% 0,8%
23 23 Cadillac 1.496 3.464 35,3% 15,7% 0,8% 0,6%
24 24 Infiniti 926 3.314 1,4% -5,6% 0,5% 0,6%
25 29 Porsche 690 1.637 47,8% 35,4% 0,4% 0,3%
26 27 Mini 662 1.735 57,6% 45,8% 0,3% 0,3%
27 26 Lincoln 623 2.044 13,7% 20,2% 0,3% 0,4%
28 28 Fiat 609 1.721 -51,6% -46,3% 0,3% 0,3%
29 25 Land Rover 458 2.115 8,5% -2,5% 0,2% 0,4%
30 30 Volvo 438 1.256 27,7% -6,5% 0,2% 0,2%
31 31 Scion 417 1.150 -17,9% -4,0% 0,2% 0,2%
32 32 Jaguar 90 433 3,4% -7,7% 0,0% 0,1%
33 34 Smart 66 191 -35,3% -65,9% 0,0% 0,0%
34 33 Tesla 55 205 57,1% 118,1% 0,0% 0,0%
35 35 Maserati 39 84 -40,0% -49,1% 0,0% 0,0%
36 37 Ferrari 25 35 25,0% -56,3% 0,0% 0,0%
36 36 Bentley 25 71 -3,8% 4,4% 0,0% 0,0%
37 38 Alfa Romeo 5 15 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
Rank Apr Rank Ytd Group Sales Apr Sales YtD Var Apr Var Ytd Share Apr Share Ytd
1 3 GM 29.127 75.537 14,5% 6,1% 15,4% 13,5%
2 1 FCA 27.537 89.417 0,9% 1,2% 14,6% 16,0%
3 2 Ford 27.307 78.277 -0,1% -2,7% 14,4% 14,0%
4 4 Hyundai-Kia 21.686 64.169 -0,1% 1,2% 11,5% 11,5%
5 5 Toyota 20.642 61.971 -0,1% 4,3% 10,9% 11,1%
6 6 Honda 16.679 47.296 6,5% -0,4% 8,8% 8,5%
7 7 Renault-Nissan 11.362 37.584 8,3% 10,1% 6,0% 6,7%
8 8 Volkswagen 11.292 32.748 21,0% 25,9% 6,0% 5,9%
9 9 Mazda 7.311 21.359 -1,5% -2,8% 3,9% 3,8%
10 10 Fuji Heavy Industries 4.901 14.157 17,1% 14,4% 2,6% 2,5%
11 11 Mercedes Daimler 4.221 13.501 25,2% 12,4% 2,2% 2,4%
12 12 BMW 4.177 12.072 39,7% 18,0% 2,2% 2,2%
13 13 Mitsubishi 1.933 5.944 -14,2% -15,5% 1,0% 1,1%
14 14 Tata 548 2.548 7,7% -3,4% 0,3% 0,5%
15 15 Geely Group 438 1.256 27,7% -6,5% 0,2% 0,2%
16 16 Tesla 55 205 57,1% 118,1% 0,0% 0,0%
Rank Apr Rank 2015 Model Sales Apr Sales Ytd Var Apr Var Ytd Share Apr Share 2015
1 1 Ford F-Series 10.581 36.363 -4,5% 2,5% 5,6% 6,5%
2 2 Ram Pick up 8.120 28.767 -2,6% 5,9% 4,3% 5,2%
3 3 Honda Civic 5.634 16.092 21,3% -5,6% 3,0% 2,9%
4 5 Toyota Corolla 5.456 14.483 -2,9% -2,0% 2,9% 2,6%
5 4 GMC Sierra 5.285 15.671 20,4% 16,2% 2,8% 2,8%
6 8 Ford Escape 5.020 13.378 4,1% -4,2% 2,6% 2,4%
7 6 Hyundai Elantra 4.736 14.292 1,2% -5,1% 2,5% 2,6%
8 9 Chevrolet Silverado 4.251 13.018 9,3% 15,9% 2,2% 2,3%
9 12 Mazda3 4.233 11.610 -0,1% -7,3% 2,2% 2,1%
10 10 Toyota RAV4 4.185 12.397 34,2% 26,4% 2,2% 2,2%
11 15 Chevrolet Cruze 4.175 9.210 7,1% -14,8% 2,2% 1,7%
12 11 Honda CR-V 3.883 11.631 6,6% 11,8% 2,0% 2,1%
13 7 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.618 13.875 -23,4% -12,5% 1,9% 2,5%
14 16 Hyundai Santa fe 3.570 8.564 -3,0% -21,4% 1,9% 1,5%
15 14 Volkswagen Jetta 2.996 9.437 -20,3% -5,1% 1,6% 1,7%
16 13 Nissan Rogue 2.918 9.585 10,0% 9,6% 1,5% 1,7%
17 17 Jeep Cherokee 2.720 7.770 59,9% 34,3% 1,4% 1,4%
18 18 Dodge Journey 2.474 7.198 -5,2% -11,4% 1,3% 1,3%
19 21 Jeep Wrangler 2.378 6.509 3,2% 2,6% 1,3% 1,2%
20 25 Hyundai Accent 2.310 5.531 -3,1% -11,8% 1,2% 1,0%
21 24 Ford Focus 2.303 5.606 -20,0% -17,3% 1,2% 1,0%
22 19 Mazda CX-5 2.232 6.626 14,5% 15,0% 1,2% 1,2%
23 23 Chevrolet Equinox 2.156 5.693 -14,0% -20,9% 1,1% 1,0%
24 20 Volkswagen Golf 1.995 6.546 688,5% 573,5% 1,1% 1,2%
25 26 Toyota Camry 1.884 5.519 6,4% 19,9% 1,0% 1,0%
26 22 Kia Sorento 1.878 5.779 61,6% 50,3% 1,0% 1,0%
27 34 Ford Edge 1.876 3.742 62,4% -15,0% 1,0% 0,7%
28 27 Hyundai Tucson 1.774 5.239 10,5% 23,1% 0,9% 0,9%
29 30 Chrysler 200 1.761 4.134 234,8% 73,4% 0,9% 0,7%
30 29 Ford Fusion 1.672 4.322 -19,9% -20,4% 0,9% 0,8%
31 32 Honda Accord 1.642 3.975 -14,9% -26,1% 0,9% 0,7%
32 44 Chevrolet Malibu 1.608 3.353 125,5% 80,4% 0,8% 0,6%
33 28 Hyundai Sonata 1.571 4.937 33,7% 45,0% 0,8% 0,9%
34 35 Nissan Sentra 1.510 3.728 25,8% -14,3% 0,8% 0,7%
35 33 Honda Odyssey 1.320 3.808 0,5% 9,0% 0,7% 0,7%
36 41 Subaru Impreza 1.293 3.460 23,5% 15,8% 0,7% 0,6%
37 36 Nissan Micra 1.240 3.690 0,7% 0,7%
38 48 GMC Terrain 1.233 3.100 4,5% -1,7% 0,7% 0,6%
39 46 Ford Explorer 1.232 3.263 12,7% -2,8% 0,6% 0,6%
40 37 Honda Fit 1.181 3.682 -27,8% 19,2% 0,6% 0,7%
41 58 Ford Transit 1.173 2.477 0,6% 0,4%
42 52 Kia Forte 1.169 2.929 -3,1% -16,0% 0,6% 0,5%
43 42 Subaru Outback 1.156 3.432 63,5% 58,7% 0,6% 0,6%
44 38 Kia Soul 1.142 3.612 24,4% 32,0% 0,6% 0,7%
45 40 Subaru Forester 1.132 3.463 -7,7% -12,5% 0,6% 0,6%
46 31 Toyota Sienna 1.126 4.037 -1,2% 27,4% 0,6% 0,7%
47 43 Kia Rio 1.055 3.417 -43,9% -24,7% 0,6% 0,6%
48 47 Toyota Tundra 1.050 3.190 -19,3% -9,8% 0,6% 0,6%
49 45 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1.041 3.328 9,6% 2,1% 0,5% 0,6%
50 40 Volkswagen Tiguan 1.033 3.463 9,9% 12,6% 0,5% 0,6%

 

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