Large Car Sales In Canada - April 2016 YTD

2016 Dodge Charger
Canadian sales of full-size volume brand cars recovered modestly in April 2016 despite losses from the two segment leaders, FCA's Brampton, Ontario-built Chrysler/Dodge twins.

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model - April 2016 YTD
Canada Car Sales Rankings By Model - April 2016 YTD

The Chrysler 300 slipped 2% from its April 2015 total to 865 sales in April 2016. Based on recent history, more than half of the 300s sold in Canada in the 2016 calendar year will be sold this quarter.

Dodge Charger volume tumbled 15% to 666 units. Together, the 300 and Charger easily outsold the Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Impala – and Ford Taurus – by 639 units in April. 

Canada large car sales chart April 2016
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Regardless of the volume achieved by respective members of the segment and the order in which they fall, any year-over-year recovery in the category masks the fact that these vehicles simply don't attract the level of attention they did even a short time ago. 

Compared with the first four months of 2013, sales are down 18%.

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly Canada auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC's Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank large 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 2017 • May 2016 • March 2016April 2015
Large Car
9424.5%289 342 -15.5%
4382.5%957 834 14.7%
884-2.1%17521808 -3.1%
783-14.9%1730 2174 -20.4%
4336.7%902 865 4.3%
1410.7%484 552 -12.3%
2040.0%71 64 10.9%
29938%903 238 279%
79-12.7%175 296 -40.9%
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29016.8%7263 7173 1.2%
Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of Canada
* Genesis refers only to the sedan, not the coupe. For Canadian purposes - Hyundai USA doesn't yet breakdown sales figures for the sedan and much less costly coupe - the Genesis will now be shown with both these volume brands, with which Hyundai is a direct competitor, and midsize luxury cars, with which the Genesis competes.
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. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts.

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