2015 Year End Canada Passenger Car Sales Rankings – Top 145 Best-Selling Cars In Canada – Every Car Ranked


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Canada’s seven best-selling cars, each and every one of them, attracted fewer buyers in 2015 than in 2014. From the Honda Civic to the Ford Focus, sales of the most popular cars in Canada declined over the last twelve months, collectively sliding 6%.

Granted, they’re still a dominant group of vehicles. Together, the group of seven generated nearly four out of every ten passenger car sales in Canada in 2015.

Canada Auto Sales Brand Rankings – 2015 Year End
Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – 2015 Year End
Canada SUV/Crossover Sales Rankings By Model – 2015 Year End

Then again, there weren’t nearly as many car sales to go around last year as has normally been the case. Car sales in Canada slid 6% in 2015 as consumers moved toward less conventional “crossover” versions of cars, tall wagons like the Toyota RAV4, Honda HR-V, Ford Explorer, and Nissan Pathfinder.

Cars, which accounted for 46% of all new vehicles sold in Canada in 2012, 45% in 2013, and 42% in 2014, owned just 39% of the overall market in 2015. You may be spotting a trend, no?

Canada Car Sales By Model – 2016 Year End
Canada Car Sales By Model – January 2016
Canada Car Sales By Model – November 2015 YTD
Canada Car Sales By Model – 2014 Year End

Yet some things never change, and for the 18th consecutive year, the Honda Civic was Canada’s best-selling car in 2015. Nearly one out of every ten cars sold in Canada in 2015 was a Civic, an astonishing figure for a car that was competing in the last year of its ninth-gen iteration. New Civics are on sale now.

Reminder: these are year end rankings, but you can sort cars by December 2015 volume by clicking the December 2015 column header, or you can rank them by improvements or declines using the % columns. 

Or, most importantly, you can list automakers together by selecting the Car column header. At any time, click the Rank column to return to the original format. If you’re on a mobile device, you may need to choose the full version of the site (at the bottom of the page) in order to use the sortable function.

Top 25 Best-Selling Cars In Canada – 2015 Year End
Top 25 Best-Selling SUVs In Canada – 2015 Year End
Canada Pickup Truck Sales By Model – 2015 Year End
Canada Minivan Sales By Model – 2015 Year End
Canada Commercial Van Sales By Model – 2015 Year End

As always, you can find historical monthly and yearly sales figures for any of these vehicles by selecting a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • December 2016 • January 2016 • November 2015December 2014

Rank
Car
2015
2014
%
Change
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2014
% Change
#1 Honda Civic 64,950 66,057 -1.7% 3,987 4,031 -1.1%
#2 Hyundai Elantra 47,722 50,420 -5.4% 2,054 2,641 -22.2%
#3 Toyota Corolla 47,198 48,881 -3.4% 2,280 2,409 -5.4%
#4 Mazda 3 34,811 40,974 -15.0% 2,078 2,156 -3.6%
#5 Chevrolet Cruze 31,958 34,421 -7.2% 1,706 2,594 -34.2%
#6 Volkswagen Jetta 27,719 31,042 -10.7% 1,411 1,717 -17.8%
#7 Ford Focus 21,101 22,392 -5.8% 1,033 1,426 -27.6%
#8 Volkswagen Golf 20,515 12,184 68.4% 1,615 1,246 29.6%
#8.1 Volkswagen Golf * 17,890 9,715 84.1% 1,477 1,044 41.5%
#8.2 Volkswagen Golf GTI * 2,625 2,469 6.3% 138 202 -31.7%
#9 Hyundai Accent 19,371 23,173 -16.4% 706 1,399 -49.5%
#10 Toyota Camry 16,805 16,029 4.8% 672 1,159 -42.0%
#11 Ford Fusion 15,781 18,472 -14.6% 1,035 1,731 -40.2%
#12 Nissan Sentra 14,940 15,021 -0.5% 887 949 -6.5%
#13 Honda Accord 14,465 16,962 -14.7% 1,035 1,031 0.4%
#14 Hyundai Sonata 13,497 13,645 -1.1% 507 550 -7.8%
#15 Kia Soul 13,335 9,944 34.1% 812 614 32.2%
#15.1 Kia Soul * 13,062 9,944 31.4% 748 614 21.8%
#15.2 Kia Soul EV * 273 64
#16 Nissan Micra 11,909 7,815 52.4% 747 828 -9.8%
#17 Subaru Impreza 11,426 10,157 12.5% 705 714 -1.3%
#17.1 Subaru Impreza * 8,319 7,515 10.7% 502 553 -9.2%
#17.2 Subaru Impreza WRX/STI * 3,107 2,642 17.6% 203 161 26.1%
#18 Kia Forte 11,378 11,867 -4.1% 391 588 -33.5%
#19 Chrysler 200 10,961 11,655 -6.0% 623 855 -27.1%
#19.1 Chrysler 200 * 10,961 11,641 -5.8% 623 855 -27.1%
#19.2 Chrysler 200 Convertible * 14 -100%
#20 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 9,992 7,054 41.7% 621 686 -9.5%
#21 Subaru Outback 9,992 8,688 15.0% 746 854 -12.6%
#22 Kia Rio 9,761 14,458 -32.5% 408 506 -19.4%
#23 BMW 3-Series 9,590 10,086 -4.9% 459 784 -41.5%
#24 Chevrolet Malibu 9,203 8,246 11.6% 391 976 -59.9%
#25 Nissan Versa 9,120 13,314 -31.5% 443 611 -27.5%
#26 Honda Fit 9,088 11,732 -22.5% 455 898 -49.3%
#27 Subaru XV Crosstrek 8,422 6,922 21.7% 599 349 71.6%
#28 Toyota Yaris 8,196 8,530 -3.9% 428 361 18.6%
#29 Nissan Altima 7,293 9,475 -23.0% 851 627 35.7%
#30 Ford Mustang 6,933 5,605 23.7% 352 807 -56.4%
#31 Buick Verano 6,360 7,161 -11.2% 424 347 22.2%
#32 Kia Optima 6,210 7,408 -16.2% 455 233 95.3%
#33 Toyota Venza 6,129 7,610 -19.5% 358 346 3.5%
#34 Mitsubishi Lancer 6,008 6,623 -9.3% 444 361 23.0%
#35 Volkswagen Passat & CC ¤ 5,838 7,520 -22.4% 366 462 -20.8%
#35.1 Volkswagen Passat * 5432 7051 -23.0% 340 431 -21.1%
#35.2 Volkswagen Passat CC * 406 469 -13.4% 26 31 -16.1%
#36 Chevrolet Sonic 5,763 8,036 -28.3% 301 655 -54.0%
#37 Ford Fiesta 5,646 9,312 -39.4% 495 630 -21.4%
#38 Mini Cooper  5,638 3,597 56.7% 441 360 22.5%
#39 Audi A4 º 5,461 5,850 -6.6% 357 484 -26.2%
#40 Acura TLX 5,075 2,121 139% 337 488 -30.9%
#41 BMW 4-Series 4,942 3,469 42.5% 311 335 -7.2%
#42 Dodge Charger 4,518 3,704 22.0% 235 158 48.7%
#43 Chrysler 300 4,443 4,117 7.9% 444 84 429%
#44 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 3,870 3,851 0.5% 213 345 -38.3%
#45 Audi A3 3,788 2,452 54.5% 293 241 21.6%
#46 Cadillac ATS 3,493 3,714 -6.0% 392 385 1.8%
#47 Lexus IS 3,401 3,945 -13.8% 214 234 -8.5%
#48 Mitsubishi Mirage 3,361 4,048 -17.0% 159 271 -41.3%
#49 Infiniti Q50 3,295 3,242 1.6% 280 194 44.3%
#50 Ford Taurus 3,259 3,505 -7.0% 89 314 -71.7%
#51 Subaru Legacy 3,258 2,924 11.4% 229 276 -17.0%
#52 Mercedes-Benz E-Class & CLS-Class ¤ 3,162 3,789 -16.5% 256 256 0.0%
#53 Dodge Dart 3,061 7,623 -59.8% 144 325 -55.7%
#54 Toyota Prius C ² 3,029 2,776 9.1% 78 160 -51.3%
#55 Hyundai Veloster 2,971 3,444 -13.7% 96 109 -11.9%
#56 Fiat 500 2,955 5,566 -46.9% 129 228 -43.4%
#56.1 Fiat 500 * 2,218 4,010 -44.7% 94 181 -48.1%
#56.2 Fiat 500 Convertible * 737 1,556 -52.6% 35 47 -25.5%
#57 Chevrolet Impala 2,938 3,406 -13.7% 243 269 -9.7%
#58 Mazda 6 2,703 3,023 -10.6% 151 146 3.4%
#59 Dodge Challenger 2,669 1,623 64.4% 83 92 -9.8%
#60 Chevrolet Camaro 2,668 2,880 -7.4% 77 61 26.2%
#61 Acura ILX 2,551 2,752 -7.3% 267 163 63.8%
#62 Toyota Prius V ² 2,497 2,292 8.9% 185 79 134%
#63 Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2356 2695 -12.6% 169 181 -6.6%
#64 Volkswagen Beetle 2,347 2,044 14.8% 76 153 -50.3%
#65 Lexus ES 2,305 2,726 -15.4% 166 175 -5.1%
#66 BMW 5-Series 1,996 2,337 -14.6% 225 184 22.3%
#67 Fiat 500L 1,948 2,461 -20.8% 69 203 -66.0%
#68 Chevrolet Corvette 1,715 1,181 45.2% 39 39 0.0%
#69 Nissan Maxima 1,706 968 76.2% 165 167 -1.2%
#70 BMW 2-Series 1,703 883 92.9% 174 40 335%
#71 Audi A5 1,693 2,165 -21.8% 78 118 -33.9%
#72 Toyota Prius ² 1,624 1,895 -14.3% 98 90 8.9%
#73 Chevrolet Spark 1,561 1,577 -1.0% 53 27 96.3%
#74 Chevrolet Volt 1,463 1,521 -3.8% 220 62 255%
#75 Hyundai Genesis  1,377 1,513 -9.0% 70 79 -11.4%
#76 Scion FR-S 1,329 1,559 -14.8% 51 41 24.4%
#77 Nissan Leaf 1,233 1,085 13.6% 122 64 90.6%
#78 Scion tC 1,135 1,179 -3.7% 54 48 12.5%
#79 Lincoln MKZ 1,130 1,445 -21.8% 92 94 -2.1%
#80 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1,126 1,094 2.9% 70 87 -19.5%
#81 Volvo V60 1,032 853 21.0% 58 47 23.4%
#82 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  1,029 1,514 -32.0% 32 48 -33.3%
#83 Audi A6 990 1,113 -11.1% 82 63 30.2%
#84 Buick LaCrosse 990 1,557 -36.4% 45 149 -69.8%
#85 Buick Regal 968 816 18.6% 51 69 -26.1%
#86 Scion xB 948 651 45.6% 27 35 -22.9%
#87 Scion iM 943 179
#88 Cadillac CTS 921 1,076 -14.4% 154 139 10.8%
#89 Porsche 911 859 805 6.7% 48 42 14.3%
#90 Cadillac XTS 839 743 12.9% 148 105 41.0%
#91 Lexus CT200h 814 1,035 -21.4% 35 60 -41.7%
#92 Subaru BRZ 800 922 -13.2% 26 33 -21.2%
#93 Lexus RC 792 78 915% 27 22 22.7%
#94 Audi A7 787 876 -10.2% 65 23 183%
#95 Toyota Avalon 765 996 -23.2% 38 65 -41.5%
#96 Mazda 2 761 2,449 -68.9% 3 147 -98.0%
#97 Ford C-Max 721 1,411 -48.9% 54 129 -58.1%
#98 Smart Fortwo 716 2,550 -71.9% 36 205 -82.4%
#99 Nissan 370Z 688 411 67.4% 34 21 61.9%
#100 Volvo S60 665 1,063 -37.4% 45 58 -22.4%
#101 Mazda MX-5 Miata 630 511 23.3% 28 7 300%
#102 BMW i3/i8 531 227 134% 46 36 27.8%
#103 BMW 6-Series 490 443 10.6% 37 35 5.7%
#104 Jaguar XF 466 567 -17.8% 8 43 -81.4%
#105 Jaguar F-Type 462 457 1.1% 29 27 7.4%
#106 Volkswagen Eos 438 459 -4.6% 11 37 -70.3%
#107 Volvo XC70 426 512 -16.8% 32 29 10.3%
#108 Infiniti Q60 408 424 -3.8% 9 21 -57.1%
#109 Lexus GS 390 480 -18.8% 28 37 -24.3%
#110 Porsche Boxster 360 360 0.0% 20 12 66.7%
#111 BMW 7-Series 358 374 -4.3% 54 36 50.0%
#112 Jaguar XJ 343 351 -2.3% 43 40 7.5%
#113 Porsche Panamera 341 375 -9.1% 27 16 68.8%
#114 Porsche Cayman 322 259 24.3% 31 8 288%
#115 Toyota Matrix 295 7,130 -95.9% 215 -100%
#116 Honda Crosstour 294 962 -69.4% 94 -100%
#117 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 281 344 -18.3% 9 11 -18.2%
#118 Scion iQ 277 315 -12.1% 24 9 167%
#119 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class 270 369 -26.8% 10 14 -28.6%
#120 Audi TT 251 289 -13.1% 14 1 1,300%
#121 Audi A8 238 266 -10.5% 18 15 20.0%
#122 Infiniti Q70 217 128 69.5% 22 7 214%
#123 Acura RLX 182 243 -25.1% 7 24 -70.8%
#124 Kia Cadenza 173 160 8.1% 6 14 -57.1%
#125 Lincoln MKS 172 206 -16.5% 7 11 -36.4%
#126 Mercedes-AMG GT 145 12
#127 Nissan GT-R 130 125 4.0% 7 5 40.0%
#128 Lexus LS 123 167 -26.3% 6 18 -66.7%
#129 Alfa Romeo 4C 122 2 6,000% 8 2 300%
T130 BMW Z4 121 173 -30.1% 19 1 1,800%
T130 Mitsubishi i MiEV 121 109 11.0% 11 7 57.1%
#132 Dodge Viper 110 107 2.8% 2 6 -66.7%
#133 Audi R8 89 116 -23.3% 1 2 -50.0%
#134 Volvo S80 62 68 -8.8% 16 -100%
#135 Honda CR-Z 55 100 -45.0% 6 -100%
#136 Hyundai Equus 37 65 -43.1% 1
#137 Kia K900 36 23 56.5% 5
#138 Scion xD 27 258 -89.5% 5 -100%
T139 Cadillac ELR 25 44 -43.2% 3 -100%
T139 Jaguar XK 25 85 -70.6% 7 -100%
#141 Porsche 918 Spyder 21 7 200% 3 1 200%
#142 Dodge Avenger 8 488 -98.4%
#143 BMW 1-Series 3 2 50.0%
#144 Nissan Cube 2 15 -86.7%
#145 Mercedes-Benz R-Class 1
#146 Acura TL 1376 -100%
#147 Acura TSX 206 -100%
#148 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 38 -100% 1 -100%
#149 Lexus LFA 1 -100%
#150 Volvo C70 1 -100%
Total
735,046 779,638 -5.7% 42,356 49,379 -14.2%

Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of CanadaANDC
* Italicized unranked lines are nothing more than available breakdowns, already included in the model’s total, not in addition to the model’s total.
² Total Prius Family sales: up 2.7% to 7150 in 2015; up 9.7% to 361 in December.
† Mini Cooper includes sales of the Hardtop, Convertible, Clubman, Coupe, Roadster, and Paceman.
 Total Genesis sales: down 20.5% to 2406 in 2015; down 19.7% to 102 in 2015.
¤ Automakers release sales figures for the E-Class and CLS-Class together and the Passat and CC together. (December’s Passat breakdown, sourced by ANDC, are not confirmed by Volkswagen.)
º Audi’s A4 sales data includes sales of the Allroad.
Sales data for brands such as Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce are unfortunately not broken down by model. ANDC estimates say sales for those brands in 2015 were 158, 216, 122, and 79, respectively. Total Maserati volume is reported, but not by specific models. It is believed that Tesla sold 1556 copies of their Model S during the first 11 months of 2015.