The Ford Expedition, sales of which include its elongated Max edition, was the top-selling full-size SUV nameplate in Canada in the 2016 calendar year.
But the figures couldn't be much more deceiving.
Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model - 2016 Year End
Canada SUV/Crossover Sales By Model - 2016 Year End
General Motors splits sales of its volume brand full-size SUVs into four parts. Even taking one brand, Chevrolet, as the prime Ford competitor, the Tahoe and Suburban – equivalent to the Expedition and Expedition Max – outsold the Ford by a 40% margin. In all, General Motors owned 68% of the category in 2016.
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Regardless, it was a productive year for every entrant in the field. Sales in the category exploded across the board, helped along in a small part by gains at Toyota and Nissan, where there's a new Armada, but largely by a huge uptick at General Motors and Ford.
They remain relatively rare vehicles, however. Combined, this group of seven full-size SUVs produced 15,823 total sales, a figure lower than the annual total of 12 different SUVs/crossovers in Canada. South of the border, on the other hand, the Tahoe – on its own – was America's 24th-best-selling SUV/crossover in 2016.
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 sport-utility vehicles 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.
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Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of Canada
Large SUV Sales In Canada - January 2017
Large SUV Sales In Canada - November 2016
Large SUV Sales In Canada - December 2015
Canada Auto Sales Brand Rankings - December 2016
Top 20 Best-Selling SUVs In Canada In 2016
Midsize SUV Sales In Canada - December 2016 & Year End