Commercial Van Sales In Canada – February 2017


2017 Ram ProMaster City white

Canadian sales of commercial vans jumped 9% in February 2017, a year-over-year increase worth 250 additional sales. 

Canada Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – February 2017 YTD

No thanks to small commercial vans, sales of which plunged 57% in February and are down by roughly half through the first one-sixth of 2017. 

Only 14% of the commercial/cargo vans sold in Canada in February 2017 were small commercial vans – City Express, Transit Connect, Metris, NV200, ProMaster City – after the same vans earned 36% of the segment’s sales one year ago. 

Canada commercial van sales chart February 2017
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Sharp declines reported by the Ram ProMaster City, Chevrolet City Express and top-selling Ford Transit Connect, along with a modest downturn from the Nissan NV200, brought the sub-segment very low in the second month of 2017. Small commercial van sales have now declined, year-over-year, in five consecutive months.

Led by the surging Ford Transit, the quickly rising Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, and gains at General Motors and Ram, full-size commercial van sales jumped 47% in February 2017.  Year-to-date, full-size commercial van sales have grown by 1179 units relative to the same period one year ago.

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 • March 2017 • January 2017February 2016

Van
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
%
Change
2017
YTD
2016
YTD
%
Change
16
52 -69.2% 29 118 -75.4%
241
165 46.1% 454 428 6.1%
287
258 11.2% 491 502 -2.2%
658
503 30.8% 1287 956 34.6%
140
239 -41.4% 272 397 -31.5%
431
332 29.8% 693 614 12.9%
80
65 23.1% 169 136 24.3%
522
293 78.2% 929 496 87.3%
38
44 -13.6% 60 98 -38.8%
126
130 -3.1% 235 230 2.2%
406
167 143% 659 300 120%
70
517 -86.5% 166 774 -78.6%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
2583
1762 46.6% 4573 3394 34.7%
Small Commercial Vans ²
432
1003 -56.9% 871 1655 -47.4%
Total
3015
2765 9.0% 5444 5049 7.8%

Source: Automakers & Global Automakers Of Canada

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