August 2012 Minivan Sales And Truck Sales In Canada

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Canada August 2012 minivan sales chart
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Canadians registered 9451 new minivans in August 2012. 16.5% of of those vans were less conventional Rondos, 5s, or Orlandos. 58% were Dodge Grand Caravans; another 2% were somewhat more premium Grand Caravan-based Chrysler Town & Countrys.

While we're on the subject of Windsor-built minivans, Volkswagen sold 44 Routans in August. That's down from 53 a year earlier. Think that's low? Well... yeah, it is. During the same period, however, Nissan Quest sales plunged from 103 to just 24.


Not unlike the minivan segment, Canada's pickup truck category is dominated by one vehicle. Like the minivan segment, there are other relevant products and many ultra-low volume nameplates. 41% of the trucks sold were Ford F-Series pickups. The GM's twins and the Ram P/U accounted for another 47.5% of the trucks sold.

Pickup Truck Sales Chart
This leaves 11 truck nameplates to fight over a very small portion of the market. Of the remaining 3183 August truck sales, 51% were Toyotas.

Want to go back in time? As always, historical monthly and yearly sales figures for any vehicle currently marketed in North America can be accessed through the first dropdown menu at GCBC's Sales Stats home or, for non-mobile users, near the top right of this page. But we've added links in the tables below which will take you directly to each vehicle's sales page. Just click the model name. That'll save you a couple steps.

After the jump you'll find detailed August and year-to-date data on ten vans and 15 trucks, including the defunct Dodge Dakota.

Minivan
August 2012
%
Change
Year To Date
YTD
% Change
487
-----4121-----
176
0.0%3280+ 3.2%
5490
+ 0.4%38,778- 2.5%
909
+ 59.5%6285+ 13.1%
568
+ 9.9%3396- 28.8%
129
+ 19.4%579- 42.3%
509
+ 31.9%3882- 15.4%
24
- 76.7%510- 13.0%
1115
+ 7.7%8406+ 14.7%
44
- 17.0%436- 30.8%

Truck
August 2012
%
Change
Year To Date
YTD
% Change
15
- 16.7%110- 18.5%
359
- 5.5%2415- 0.9%
99
- 59.6%1293- 30.4%
3792
+ 2.5%24,966- 5.5%
Dodge Dakota
-----
- 100%45- 96.6%
5575
+ 4.5%47,515+ 12.4%
11,580
+ 26.0%74,362+ 15.1%
120
- 93.3%3515- 69.0%
87
- 54.5%1160- 27.8%
3990
- 13.2%30,100- 1.8%
204
+ 29.1%1329+ 34.4%
267
- 24.4%1977+ 11.8%
397
+ 2.8%2263+ 28.4%
839
+ 31.1%6165+ 25.1%
796
+ 49.3%4863+ 8.1%
Source: Manufacturers & ANDC

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