Canada: Car Market flat in January. Dodge & Ram shine.

Accordingly with data reported by DesRosiers Consulting, the firm specialized in the Canadian Automotive Market, in January light passengers vehicles sales have been 95.796, up 0.4%, posting the 10th year-on-year increase in a row.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Ford following the weak December performance, recovered share at 14.7%, up 0.8 points with 14.055 sales. The performance was not in line with last year average (at 15.9). The F-Series performed well with 6.811 retails and 7.0% of share, while Escape, with only 1.597 retails dropped in 15% losing 1 points of share.

Toyota in second sold 9.328 units with a share of 9.7%, flat from the previous month. The top model was Corolla in 8th followed by RAV4 in 9th .

Honda, following the outstanding performance posted last year when was vote Brand of the Year, started the new season ranking in third with 6.820 sales and 7.1% of share, down 3.1 points from December. Best-selling model was Civic in third while CRV ranked 17th.

Hyundai was fourth selling 6.704 units with a share of 7.0%, up 0.5 points from the previous month. The top model was Elantra in 5th followed by Santa Fe in 16th and Accent in 22nd.

Dodge was 5th, up 3 spots, with 6.675 retails and 7.0% of share, up 2.6 points from the previous month. Best-selling model was the Ram in second place.

Chevrolet ranked sixth, down 2 spots, with 6.287 sales and a share of 6.6%, down 1.4 points from the previous month. The best-selling model was Silverado in 10th while Cruze was 19th and Equinox 20th.

Ram was 7th with 5.923 units and 6.2% of share, up 1.0 points from December, followed by Nissan, 8th with 5.624 sales and 5.9% of share, Kia, 8th with 3.883 and Mazda, 10th with 3.754 units.

In the table below, the Top 30 brands, ranked by last month position:

Rank Jan

Rank Dec

Rank 2013

Brand

Sales Jan

Share I Half ’13

Share Q3 ’13

Share Q4 ’13

Share Dec

Share Jan

1

1

1

Ford

       14.055

16,3%

16,2%

14,5%

13,9%

14,7%

2

3

2

Toyota

         9.328

9,9%

10,0%

10,3%

9,7%

9,7%

3

2

3

Honda

         6.820

7,6%

8,7%

9,6%

10,2%

7,1%

4

5

5

Hyundai

         6.704

8,1%

8,1%

7,0%

6,5%

7,0%

5

9

6

Dodge

         6.675

6,0%

5,9%

5,0%

4,4%

7,0%

6

4

4

Chevrolet

         6.287

8,4%

7,4%

7,8%

8,2%

6,6%

7

8

8

Ram

         5.923

4,8%

4,6%

4,5%

5,1%

6,2%

8

6

7

Nissan

         5.624

4,5%

4,8%

5,2%

5,6%

5,9%

9

14

9

Kia

         3.883

4,1%

4,7%

3,5%

2,5%

4,1%

10

10

10

Mazda

         3.754

4,1%

4,2%

4,1%

4,0%

3,9%

11

11

12

Volkswagen

         3.683

3,5%

3,6%

3,7%

3,6%

3,8%

12

7

11

GMC

         3.553

4,0%

3,9%

4,6%

5,3%

3,7%

13

12

13

Jeep

         3.507

2,7%

2,2%

2,8%

3,2%

3,7%

14

15

14

Subaru

         2.319

2,0%

2,1%

2,4%

2,4%

2,4%

15

13

15

Mercedes

         2.235

1,9%

1,9%

2,3%

2,6%

2,3%

16

16

16

BMW

         1.681

1,7%

1,7%

2,2%

2,3%

1,8%

17

19

18

Mitsubishi

         1.332

1,3%

1,0%

1,3%

1,2%

1,4%

18

18

19

Audi

         1.115

1,2%

1,1%

1,3%

1,3%

1,2%

19

23

17

Chrysler

             997

1,8%

1,3%

0,8%

0,7%

1,0%

20

20

21

Lexus

             914

0,8%

1,0%

1,1%

1,1%

1,0%

21

17

20

Acura

             912

1,1%

1,0%

1,2%

1,6%

1,0%

22

25

24

Infiniti

             736

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

0,8%

23

21

22

Buick

             690

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

24

28

25

Fiat

             596

0,4%

0,5%

0,3%

0,3%

0,6%

25

27

27

Lincoln

             471

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

26

26

28

Land Rover

             468

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

27

22

23

Cadillac

             461

0,5%

0,5%

0,7%

0,7%

0,5%

28

31

30

Volvo

             323

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,3%

29

24

26

Mini

             212

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,6%

0,2%

30

32

29

Scion

             197

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

In the table below, the best-selling 30 models list:

Rank Jan

Rank Dec

Rank 2013

Brand

Sales Jan

Share I Half ’13

Share Q3 ’13

Share Q4 ’13

Share Dec

Jan

1

1

1

Ford F-Series

           6.811

7,0%

7,1%

6,9%

6,6%

7,0%

2

2

2

Dodge RAM

           5.542

4,7%

4,6%

4,3%

4,8%

5,7%

3

5

3

Honda Civic

           3.315

3,2%

4,2%

4,0%

3,0%

3,4%

4

7

6

Dodge Grand Caravan

           3.030

2,7%

2,8%

2,5%

2,4%

3,1%

5

8

4

Hyundai Elantra

           2.685

3,3%

3,3%

2,6%

2,4%

2,8%

6

4

5

GMC Sierra

           2.360

2,7%

2,5%

2,9%

3,3%

2,4%

7

9

9

Mazda3

           2.287

2,2%

2,3%

2,6%

2,4%

2,3%

8

12

8

Toyota Corolla

           2.210

2,5%

2,6%

2,6%

2,1%

2,3%

9

13

13

Toyota RAV4

           2.160

1,9%

1,8%

1,5%

2,0%

2,2%

10

10

10

Chevrolet Silverado

           2.036

2,2%

2,1%

2,1%

2,2%

2,1%

11

21

16

Dodge Journey

           1.950

1,6%

1,8%

1,4%

1,1%

2,0%

12

17

14

Volkswagen Jetta

           1.891

1,7%

1,7%

1,8%

1,4%

1,9%

13

15

26

Nissan Rogue

           1.872

0,9%

1,0%

1,1%

1,6%

1,9%

14

14

49

Honda Fit

           1.615

0,4%

0,5%

0,9%

1,7%

1,7%

15

6

7

Ford Escape

           1.597

2,4%

2,6%

2,9%

2,6%

1,6%

16

16

15

Hyundai Santa fe

           1.539

1,5%

1,9%

1,8%

1,6%

1,6%

17

3

11

Honda CR-V

           1.437

1,9%

1,8%

2,4%

3,5%

1,5%

18

97

115

Jeep Cherokee

           1.310

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

1,3%

19

11

12

Chevrolet Cruze

           1.247

1,9%

1,9%

2,0%

2,2%

1,3%

20

18

19

Chevrolet Equinox

           1.130

1,1%

1,0%

1,2%

1,3%

1,2%

21

22

17

Ford Focus

           1.110

1,5%

1,6%

1,2%

0,9%

1,1%

22

43

20

Hyundai Accent

               970

1,2%

1,2%

0,8%

0,6%

1,0%

23

20

23

Mazda CX-5

               960

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

24

73

47

Dodge Dart

               919

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

0,3%

0,9%

25

42

28

Kia Sorento

               864

0,8%

0,9%

0,7%

0,6%

0,9%

26

24

18

Ford Fusion

               828

1,3%

1,2%

0,9%

0,9%

0,8%

26

26

24

Ford Edge

               828

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

0,8%

27

23

36

Hyundai Tucson

               823

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

0,9%

0,8%

28

31

21

Jeep Wrangler

               809

1,1%

1,1%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

29

25

40

Subaru Forester

               808

0,6%

0,6%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

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