Small And Midsize Luxury SUV Sales In Canada - July 2014 YTD

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Big boosts from the BMW X1 and X3, plus a substantial increase from the Audi Q5, Canada's top-selling premium brand utility vehicle, led the smaller luxury crossover category to 30% gains in July 2014.


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Canada luxury SUV sales chart July 2014
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The Q5, X3, Mercedes-Benz GLK, and Porsche Macan owned 54.4% of the category, down from 58.2% a year ago. 

Among their larger brethren, sales did not rise as quickly in July due to losses at Infiniti (QX60 down 17%), Acura (MDX down 17%), and Volvo, where only 69 XC70s and XC90s were sold in total. 

Land Rover Range Rover Sport volume more than doubled in July. Lexus RX sales slid 2% to 649 units, a July best for premium brand utility vehicles.

Small And Midsize Luxury Car Sales In Canada - July 2014 YTD

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Canadian sales of BMW's 3-Series continued to decline in July 2014, the eighth consecutive such month in which 3-Series volume has fallen on a year-over-year basis.


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All Autos Ranked By July 2014 YTD Canadian Sales
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Yet recently the 3er's chief rivals have likewise fallen in 2014, the Audi A4 only slightly; the Mercedes-Benz C-Class more sharply as the brand prepares to introduce a new C. 

But there are new alternatives on the rise. Cadillac ATS sales rose 62% to 349 units in July. Lexus sold 339 copies of the IS.

Smaller premium players are also having an impact, as Mercedes-Benz's CLA topped 300 units for the fourth consecutive month in July, and Audi Canada sold more than 200 A3s for the third consecutive month. 

Sporty Car Sales In Canada - July 2014 YTD

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Summer-related automotive purchases begin to wind down in Canada, as much of the time in which the vehicles can most enjoyable be used has already passed. 


Canada Auto Sales Brand Rankings - July 2014 YTD
All Autos Ranked By July 2014 YTD Canadian Sales
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Ford sold 1256 Mustangs in May; 539 in July. Chevrolet sold 159 Corvettes in June; 133 in July. 

Subaru sold 144 BRZs in May; only two-thirds that many in July.

Jaguar F-Type sales decreased for the first time in Canada in July 2014, a 31% drop representing 16 fewer sales compared with July 2014. 

That's the exact same number of Audi TTs sold, nine fewer than the number of SLKs sold by Mercedes-Benz, one more than Porsche managed with the Boxster, not including the Caymans.