Commercial Van Sales In Canada – October 2016 YTD


2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris cargo area

Canadian sales of commercial vans jumped 8% despite the overall market’s downturn in October 2016, no thanks to small cargo vans.

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – October 2016 YTD

Led by the Ford Transit Connect, small commercial van volume slid 6% and is up just 3% in 2016 despite the addition of a new nameplate. The Mercedes-Benz Metris, reviewed by GCBC earlier this year, earned 20% market share in the sub-sector in October.

Canada commercial van sales chart October 2016
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Full-size commercial vans continue to be the category’s major draw.The Ford Transit, however, posted a modest 2% downturn in October. The Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana combined for 1010 sales, topping the Ford full-sizers by 67 units. 

Year-to-date, 42% of the commercial vans sold in Canada have been Fords. General Motors owns 28% of the category, Mercedes-Benz 14%, Ram 10%, and Nissan 6%.

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 sortable, so you can rank commercial vans any which way you like. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access. suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • October 2016 • September 2016October 2015

Van
October
2016
October
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
30
74 -59.5% 590 725 -18.6%
418
276 51.4% 3143 2474 27.0%
171
157 8.9% 3134 2181 43.7%
772
786 -1.8% 8643 7199 20.1%
234
202 15.8% 2409 2328 3.5%
592
471 25.7% 5656 5417 4.4%
120
1085
386
334 15.6% 3808 4085 -6.8%
33
61 -45.9% 470 635 -26.0%
91
139 -34.5% 1389 1106 25.6%
1 -100% 848 -100%
200
214 -6.5% 2005 2281 -12.1%
120
217 -44.7% 1453 1717 -15.4%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
2572
2299 11.9% 26,859 24,272 10.7%
Small Commercial Vans ²
595
633 -6.0% 6926 6724 3.0%
Total
3167
2932 8.0% 33,785 30,996 9.0%

Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of Canada

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