Large Car Sales In Canada - September 2016 YTD

2016 Nissan Maxima
Red ink.

Canadian sales of full-size, volume brand sedans tumbled 32% in September 2016, a year-over-year decline caused by every nameplate in the category. 


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


From the Ford Taurus's modest 3% downturn (valued at only four lost sales) to the Hyundai Genesis sedan's 70% drop (as Hyundai Canada prepares to turn the Hyundai Genesis into the Genesis G80), large cars tanked in September.

And with across-the-board declines came a new segment leader. 



Despite its own 12% drop, the Nissan Maxima shot to the top of the class because the declines reported by top-selling rivals were worse. 


Canada large car sales chart September 2016
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The Chevrolet Impala and Dodge Charger, both of which outsold the Maxima a year ago, tumbled 43% and 28%, respectively, carving out a space for the Nissan. 

Maxima sales were nevertheless down 55% compared with September 2010. September 2016 sales, meanwhile, fell to a seven-month low.

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. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access.

Click Column Headers To Sort • October 2016 • August 2016September 2015
Large Car
September
2016
September
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
53
82-35.4%595 763 -22.0%
170
300-43.3%2218 2040 8.7%
64
94-31.9%31393511 -10.6%
159
221-28.1%3032 3877 -21.8%
113
117-3.4%2451 2861 -14.3%
43
145-70.3%943 1131 -16.6%
7
12-41.7%138 126 9.5%
175
199-12.1%1931 1159 66.6%
58
65-10.8%486 628 -22.6%
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Total
842
1235-31.8%14,933 16,096 -7.2%
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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