Top 40 Best-Selling Vehicles In Canada – 2006 Year End


2006 Ford Freestar

Swimming in brands up to their ears, General Motors produced 13 of Canada’s 40 best-selling vehicles in 2006. 

Context: in 2013, only five of Canada’s top 40 were GM products: Sierra, Silverado, Cruze, Equinox, and Terrain.

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The Ford F-Series was Canada’s best-selling vehicle overall in 2006 as sales improved 4%. Overall, the new vehicle market was up 2%, a gain of more than 31,000 sales. 54% of the new vehicles sold were passenger cars, a group which was led by the Honda Civic. 

Canada’s top-selling SUV/crossover was the Ford Escape, sales of which jumped 9%. Combined, GM’s minivans outsold all but five vehicles. Six of the 40 best-selling vehicle lines in the country were minivans. The Dodge Caravan was the leader of the pack.

These were Canada’s 40 best-selling vehicles in calendar year 2006.

Rank
Best-Selling Vehicle
2006
2005

Change
#1
Ford F-Series
72,128
69,549
3.7%
#2
Honda Civic
70,028
68,520
2.2%
#3
Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan
61,901
65,002
-4.8%
#4
Mazda 3
47,933
50,713
-5.5%
#5
Toyota Corolla
44,182
46,533
-5.1%
#6
Dodge Ram
39,837
37,483
6.3%
#7
GMC Sierra
37,834
38,657
-2.1%
#8
Chevrolet Silverado
36,480
37,012
-1.4%
#9
Toyota Yaris
34,202
6,177
454%
#10
Chevrolet Cobalt
31,729
26,405
20.2%
#11
Toyota Camry
28,039
18,861
48.7%
#12
Ford Focus
27,718
26,861
3.2%
#13
Pontiac G5 Pursuit
25,551
16,289
56.9%
#14
Ford Escape
25,542
23,493
8.7%
#15
Toyota Matrix
23,536
24,048
-2.1%
#16
Chevrolet Impala
21,486
18,474
16.3%
#17
Chevrolet Uplander/Venture
21,080
23,507
-10.3%
#18
Pontiac Montana/SV6
20,208
23,258
-13.1%
#19
Honda Accord
20,165
24,115
-16.4%
#20
Volkswagen Jetta
19,251
18,202
5.8%
#21
Pontiac G6
18,559
14,038
32.2%
#22
Chevrolet Malibu
18,097
17,871
1.3%
#23
Honda CR-V
17,821
15,976
11.5%
#24
Hyundai Accent
17,784
15,679
13.4%
#25
Ford Fusion
17,370
694
2403%
#26
Ford Ranger
17,198
10,775
59.6%
#27
Chevrolet Equinox
15,064
12,984
16.0%
#28
Toyota RAV4
14,804
6,269
136%
#29
Nissan Altima
13,997
17,037
-17.8%
#30
Pontiac Torrent
13,890
2,083
567%
#31
Honda Odyssey
13,368
12,573
6.3%
#32
Chrysler 300
13,316
14,654
-9.1%
#33
Saturn Ion
12,984
13,214
-1.7%
#34
Hyundai Tucson
12,586
11,533
9.1%
#35
Hyundai Sonata
12,466
8,175
52.5%
#36
Hyundai Elantra
12,228
16,101
-24.1%
#37
Ford Freestar
11,692
15,608
-25.1%
#38
Toyota Sienna
11,579
13,622
-15.0%
#39
Pontiac Vibe
11,444
11,363
0.7%
#40
Jeep Liberty
11,286
13,282
-15.0%

Source: Automakers & ANDC