Small And Midsize Luxury Car Sales In Canada – April 2015 YTD


2014 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe white

Mercedes-Benz Canada continues to hold the BMW 3-Series at bay. The 3-Series, Canada’s perennial best-selling premium brand car, was outsold by Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class by 740 units through the first four months of 2015.

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – April 2015 YTD
Canada Car Sales Rankings By Model – April 2015 YTD

Granted, BMW also sold 1437 copies of the 4-Series, which, until a couple of years ago, was known as 3-Series.

Canada luxury car sales chart April 2015
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3-Series and 4-Series sales are jointly up 38% to 4221 units through the first-third of 2015, a gain of  1171 units. Sales of the C-Class, still fresh off its fourth-gen revamp, have increased 60% so far this year and jumped 80% in April, specifically.

Mercedes-Benz car sales are up 15% this year and jumped 27% in April. The overall car market is flat as the industry sources much of its growth from pickup trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. But joining Mercedes-Benz in the car sales growth column are BMW (up 37% YTD), Audi (up 9% YTD), Acura (+35%), and Volvo (+0.3%). 

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly Canadian auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank luxury cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • April 2016 • May 2015 • March 2015April 2014

Small/Entry 
Luxury Car
April
2015
April
2014
%
Change
2015
YTD
2014
YTD
%
Change
281
301 -6.6% 683 783 -12.8%
512
1550
10 -100% 182 -100%
548
173 217% 1228 173 610%
Audi A4  ^
733
648 13.1% 1836 1971 -6.8%
244
316 -22.8% 514 772 -33.4%
1
3 2 50.0%
180
68 165% 361 115 214%
784
719 9.0% 2784 2383 16.8%
512
279 83.5% 1437 667 115%
63
147
357
368 -3.0% 876 1017 -13.9%
255
310 -17.7% 968 1131 -14.4%
49
55 -10.9% 121 144 -16.0%
84
79 6.3% 259 324 -20.1%
388
410 -5.4% 1021 1212 -15.8%
120
239
233
199 17.1% 663 892 -25.7%
968
571 69.5% 3524 2200 60.2%
383
370 3.5% 1177 1016 15.8%
93
72 29.2% 240 357 -32.8%
122
84 45.2% 339 244 38.9%
Total
6910
5032 37.3% 19,970 15,585 28.1%

Midsize Luxury Car
August
2014
August
2013
%
Change
2014
YTD
2013
YTD
%
Change
18
24 -25.0% 76 129 -41.1%
197 -100% 620 -100%
92
108 -14.8% 270 324 -16.7%
109
111 -1.8% 152 333 -54.4%
126
167 -24.6% 506 579 -12.6%
80
115 -30.4% 243 304 -20.1%
66
87 -24.1% 190 203 -6.4%
6
8 -25.0% 14 21 -33.3%
131
53 166% 552 322 71.4%
25
7 257% 73 30 143%
38
34 11.8% 208 226 -8.0%
Kia K900 
4
3 33.3% 11 6 83.3%
249
274 -9.1% 675 750 -10.0%
39
54 -27.8% 129 144 -10.4%
31
16 93.8% 65 100 -35.0%
103
266 -61.3% 368 580 -36.6%
345
323 6.8% 908 1129 -19.6%
1
12
4 200% 37 13 185%
58
40 45.0% 144 174 -17.2%
Total
1532
1891 -19.0% 4622 5987 -22.8%

Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of Canada
GCBC isn’t here to break down segments, an impossible task for any group, but to display sales data for the sake of comparison. The more ways sales data can be displayed, the better. This explains why you’ll see the XC70 listed with luxury SUVs and the Acura ILX with mainstream cars… because readers have wanted it both ways. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.
^ Mercedes-Benz’s Canadian sales figures combine the E-Class with the CLS-Class. Audi Canada’s A4 sales figures include sales of the Allroad.
‡ The XTS, K900, and Equus aren’t listed here because they’re not massive – they are – but because their price points position them much more closely to, for example, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the S-Class. Genesis sales figures here do not include sales of the Genesis Coupe (as Hyundai’s U.S. Genesis sales figures do), making the comparison with premium brand vehicles much more valid.

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