Small Car Sales In Canada – April 2018


Best Selling Compact Cars in Canada for April 2018

Here you will find the Compact Car sales leaders in Canada for April 2018. Each month we compile the Compact Car sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.

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Our Take On The Compact Car Sales Numbers

Having carried the small car market in Canada to growth through the first quarter, four months proved just too much for the tall hatch segment to hold the year-to-date total figure for the below vehicles above that of the first one third of 2017.

The tall hatch segment saw sales soar once again, with April’s figures an almost 50% improvement year-on-year. Nissan’s Qashqai once again held off the Subaru Crosstrek in the year-to-date column, but last month 55 more XVs were sold than Qashqais.

Sales of compact cars, the biggest slice of the small car market that includes top-sellers like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra, fell by an overall 20.4% on last April, a much steeper rate of decline than seen in the wider passenger car market.

The overall year-on-year drop across the entirety of the small cars market was roughly in line with the drops across the entire passenger car market, just slightly steeper; small cars fell by 10.6% year-on-year, while all passenger car sales in Canada dropped by 9.8%.


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Compact Car Sales Figures – This Month

This sales table of shows the top Compact Car sales performers in the Canada, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.

For reference CA = Canada Sales for the month, CA LY = Last Year’s Canada Sales for the month, CA vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = Canada Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s Canada Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.

Compact Car Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Acura ILX 140 204 -31.40 545 667 -18.30
Buick Verano 0 277 -100.00 2 1,202 -99.80
Chevrolet Cruze 2,636 3,991 -34.00 9,537 9,578 -0.40
Dodge Dart 0 253 -100.00 2 515 -99.60
Ford Focus 1,155 1,038 11.30 3,949 3,825 3.20
Honda Civic 5,413 6,438 -15.90 19,873 21,834 -9.00
Hyundai Elantra 4,174 4,806 -13.20 11,753 12,863 -8.60
Kia Forte 1,546 1,908 -19.00 4,392 4,923 -10.80
Mazda 3 2,447 2,395 2.20 7,757 8,385 -7.50
Mitsubishi Lancer 286 673 -57.50 1,069 1,899 -43.70
Nissan Sentra 1,013 1,326 -23.60 3,902 4,907 -20.50
Toyota Corolla 4,930 5,841 -15.60 14,393 16,615 -13.40
Volkswagen Golf 2,037 2,081 -2.10 7,440 6,033 23.30
Volkswagen Jetta 516 1,784 -71.10 1,793 4,716 -62.00
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 26,293 Total 33,015 Total 86,407 Total 97,962

Subcompact Car Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Chevrolet Sonic 442 558 -20.80 1,423 1,456 -2.30
Ford Fiesta 117 222 -47.30 489 596 -18.00
Honda Fit 614 504 21.80 1,777 1,157 53.60
Hyundai Accent 1,239 1,747 -29.10 3,071 4,303 -28.60
Kia Rio 709 481 47.40 2,011 1,289 56.00
Nissan Versa 784 705 11.20 2,539 2,757 -7.90
Toyota Yaris 583 622 -6.30 1,772 1,685 5.20
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 4,488 Total 4,839 Total 13,082 Total 13,243

City Car Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Chevrolet Spark 408 474 -13.90 1,204 1,027 17.20
Mitsubishi Mirage 207 274 -24.50 669 728 -8.10
Nissan Micra 594 772 -23.10 1,979 2,460 -19.60
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 1,209 Total 1,520 Total 3,852 Total 4,215

Tall Hatch Car Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Buick Encore 813 947 -14.10 2,759 2,432 13.40
Chevrolet Trax 460 487 -5.50 1,436 2,323 -38.20
Fiat 500L 2 6 -66.70 7 28 -75.00
Fiat 500X 10 132 -92.40 26 468 -94.40
Ford EcoSport 659 0 0.00 1,750 0 0.00
Honda HR-V 1,134 1,633 -30.60 3,889 4,940 -21.30
Kia Soul 1,044 996 4.80 3,003 3,107 -3.30
Mazda CX-3 1,206 949 27.10 3,873 2,778 39.40
Mini Countryman 236 128 84.40 634 222 185.60
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 412 0 0.00 753 0 0.00
Nissan Juke 0 247 -100.00 0 833 -100.00
Nissan Qashqai 1,451 0 0.00 5,199 0 0.00
Subaru Crosstrek 1,506 791 90.40 4,840 2,297 110.70
Toyota C-HR 521 0 0.00 1,870 0 0.00
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 9,454 Total 6,316 Total 30,039 Total 19,428

Warm Hatch Car Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Fiat 500 32 135 -76.30 102 588 -82.70
Hyundai Veloster 12 457 -97.40 25 1,066 -97.70
Mini Cooper 406 561 -27.60 1,265 1,623 -22.10
Volkswagen Beetle 255 341 -25.20 758 1,041 -27.20
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 705 Total 1,494 Total 2,150 Total 4,318