Commercial Van Sales In Canada – May 2016 YTD


2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris

Canadian commercial van sales jumped 35% to 4363 units in May 2016, a year-over-year increase equal to 1136 additional sales.

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – May 2016 YTD

The strength of full-size vans caused the growth. Full-size nameplates, led by the Ford Transit, owned 86% of the overall sector thanks to a 44% year-over-year increase to 3742 sales, 46% of which were produced by Ford.

The full-size Ford duo weren’t the only vans to post meaningful increases in May. The Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana twins jumped 115% to 1149 units. 

Canada commercial van sales chart May 2016
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Mercedes-Benz, meanwhile, earned 14% of Canada’s commercial van sales in May 2016 thanks to a third consecutive month of 100+ Metris sales and the Sprinter’s second year-over-year increase this year.

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. 

This table is sortable, so you can rank commercial vans 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 • June 2016 • April 2016May 2015

Van
May
2016
May
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
25
48 -47.9% 348 288 20.8%
341
198 72.2% 1446 1058 36.7%
484
353 37.1% 2176 1350 61.2%
1246
838 48.7% 4013 3315 21.1%
245
239 2.5% 1158 1189 -2.6%
808
337 140% 2527 2069 22.1%
124
492
491
479 2.5% 1785 1925 -7.3%
62
82 -24.4% 268 306 -12.4%
152
143 6.3% 777 580 34.0%
7 -100% 807 -100%
310
320 -3.1% 1158 1366 -15.2%
75
183 -59.0% 933 711 31.2%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
3742
2607 43.5% 13,373 11,389 17.4%
Small Commercial Vans ²
621
620 0.2% 3708 3575 3.7%
Total
4363
3227 35.2% 17,081 14,964 14.1%

Source: Automakers

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