January 2017 Canada SUV And Crossover Sales Rankings – Top 99 Best-Selling SUVs In Canada – Every SUV Ranked


2017 Honda CR-V touring black
After the Toyota RAV4 finally knocked the Ford Escape off its its Canadian SUV sales leadership throne in calendar year 2016, the Honda CR-V was Canada’s top-selling SUV/crossover in January 2017.
The first month of 2017 marked the first full month of availability – albeit somewhat limited availability in many trims and many regions – for the fifth-gen CR-V. Sales of the CR-V jumped 40% to 2851 units, an all-time January high. 

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – January 2017
Canada Car Sales Rankings By Model – January 2017

The CR-V led an SUV/crossover sector that jumped by more than 11% to nearly 48,000 units, equal to 43% of the overall new vehicle market. Together, the CR-V and its four top-selling rivals – account for nearly three out of every ten SUV/crossover sales in January 2017.

Canada’s top-selling premium utility vehicle in January 2017 was the 25th-ranked Lexus RX, sales of which rose 6% to 554 units. The RX, like the top-ranked Honda CR-V and third-ranked Toyota RAV4, is built in Canada.

Canada SUV/Crossover Sales By Model – February 2017 YTD
Canada SUV/Crossover Sales By Model – 2016 Year End

Canada SUV/Crossover Sales By Model – January 2016

The fastest-growing SUV/crossover nameplates in Canada in January 2017 were the Fiat 500X, Lexus LX, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Armada, and Porsche Macan. 

Among vehicles that produce meaningful volume, the Buick Encore’s 85% jump was significant, as was the Kia Sportage’s 74% leap to 730 January sales.

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Reminder: these are January 2017 rankings, but you can sort vehicles by January 2016 volume by clicking the January 2016 column header, or you can rank vehicles by improvements or declines using the % columns. 

Or, most importantly, you can list automakers together by selecting the SUV/Crossover column header. At any time, click the Rank column to return to the original format. If you’re on a mobile device, you may need to choose the full version of the site (at the bottom of the page) in order to use the sortable function.

As always, you can find historical monthly and yearly sales figures for any of these vehicles by selecting a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access.

Click Column Headers To Sort • February 2017 • December 2016January 2016
Rank
SUV/Crossover
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
%
Change
#1 Honda CR-V 2,851 2,039 39.8%
#2 Nissan Rogue 2,725 2,089 30.4%
#3 Toyota RAV4 2,693 2,483 8.5%
#4 Jeep Cherokee 2,539 2,358 7.7%
#5 Ford Escape 2,399 2,372 1.1%
#6 Mazda CX-5 1,573 1,267 24.2%
#7 Hyundai Tucson 1,531 1,142 34.1%
#8 Dodge Journey 1,388 1,132 22.6%
#9 Chevrolet Equinox 1,291 908 42.2%
#10 Jeep Wrangler 1,268 1,107 14.5%
#11 Toyota Highlander 1,074 806 33.3%
#12 Ford Explorer 994 634 56.8%
#13 Ford Edge 972 1,139 -14.7%
#14 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 935 1,500 -37.7%
#15 Jeep Grand Cherokee 929 1,144 -18.8%
#16 Honda HR-V 850 725 17.2%
#17 Subaru Forester 849 798 6.4%
#18 GMC Terrain 816 613 33.1%
#19 Nissan Pathfinder 765 752 1.7%
#20 Nissan Murano 761 989 -23.1%
#21 Kia Sportage 730 419 74.2%
#22 Kia Sorento 683 878 -22.2%
#23 Subaru Outback 611 480 27.3%
#24 Volkswagen Tiguan 595 738 -19.4%
#25 Lexus RX 554 524 5.7%
#26 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 539 315 71.1%
#27 Dodge Durango 523 305 71.5%
#28 Toyota 4Runner 519 465 11.6%
#29 Audi Q5 498 419 18.9%
#30 Honda Pilot 488 506 -3.6%
#31 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 469 605 -22.5%
#32 Mazda CX-3 468 527 -11.2%
#33 BMW X5 460 292 57.5%
#34 Acura RDX 455 333 36.6%
#35 Mitsubishi Outlander 453 340 33.2%
#36 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 428 274 56.2%
#37 Subaru Crosstrek 402 531 -24.3%
#38 BMW X3 398 264 50.8%
#39 Jeep Patriot 385 285 35.1%
#40 Jeep Renegade 382 257 48.6%
#41 Chevrolet Trax 381 377 1.1%
#42 Lexus NX 356 306 16.3%
#43 Buick Encore 341 184 85.3%
#44 Hyundai Santa Fe XL 336 336 0.0%
#45 GMC Acadia 334 299 11.7%
#46 Cadillac XT5 316
#47 Audi Q7 312 334 -6.6%
#48 Mitsubishi RVR 285 354 -19.5%
#49 Acura MDX 271 364 -25.5%
#50 BMW X1 268 210 27.6%
#51 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 260 220 18.2%
#52 Chevrolet Traverse 250 161 55.3%
#53 Toyota Venza 248 312 -20.5%
#54 Infiniti QX60 223 268 -16.8%
#55 Lincoln MKX 221 229 -3.5%
#56 Porsche Macan 218 112 94.6%
#57 Mazda CX-9 211 86 145%
#58 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 208 308 -32.5%
#59 Ford Expedition 199 111 79.3%
#60 Audi Q3 191 188 1.6%
#61 Volvo XC90 165 103 60.2%
#62 Jaguar F-Pace 159
#63 Ford Flex 155 105 47.6%
#64 Cadillac Escalade 155 153 1.3%
#64.1 Cadillac Escalade * 80 124 -35.5%
#64.2 Cadillac Escalade ESV * 75 29 159%
#65 Buick Envision 153
#66 Nissan Juke 143 341 -58.1%
#67 Land Rover Range Rover 137 114 20.2%
#68 Infiniti QX50 120 161 -25.5%
#69 Fiat 500X 112 25 348%
#70 Lincoln MKC 111 145 -23.4%
#71 GMC Yukon 109 137 -20.4%
#72 Chevrolet Tahoe 108 128 -15.6%
#73 Infiniti QX80 104 94 10.6%
#74 Maserati Levante 101
#75 Volkswagen Touareg 95 67 41.8%
#76 Land Rover Discovery Sport 89 136 -34.6%
#77 BMW X6 86 72 19.4%
#78 Porsche Cayenne 83 78 6.4%
#79 GMC Yukon XL 80 129 -38.0%
#80 Infiniti QX30 80
#81 Buick Enclave 79 120 -34.2%
#82 Lexus LX 79 30 163%
#83 Jeep Compass 74 163 -54.6%
#84 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 67 87 -23.0%
#85 Volvo XC60 66 72 -8.3%
#86 Toyota Sequoia 65 48 35.4%
#87 Nissan Armada 62 27 130%
#88 BMW X4 54 66 -18.2%
#89 Chevrolet Suburban 54 146 -63.0%
#90 Lexus GX 37 40 -7.5%
#91 Lincoln Navigator 35 36 -2.8%
#92 Toyota Land Cruiser 29
#93 Infiniti QX70 26 38 -31.6%
#94 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 24 30 -20.0%
#95 Lincoln MKT 10 12 -16.7%
#96 Bentley Bentayga 10
#97 Cadillac SRX 4 284 -98.6%
#98 Mini Countryman 2 43 -95.3%
#99 Land Rover LR4 2 35 -94.3%
#100 Nissan Xterra 72 -100%
#101 Acura ZDX 1 -100%
Total
47,796 42,851 11.5%
Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of CanadaANDC
* Italicized unranked lines are nothing more than available breakdowns, already included in the model’s total, not in addition to the model’s total.
º Land Cruiser is a commercial vehicle in Canada. 
Sales data for brands such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce are unfortunately not broken down by model. ANDC estimates say sales for those brands in January were 20, 15, and 8 units, respectively. It is believed that Tesla sold 208 new vehicles per month in 2016.