Canada Auto Sales Brand Rankings – March 2019


Our Take Brand & Corporation Rankings

In terms of sales for brands in Canada, there was an even split on the number of brands that saw an increase and the brand that saw a decrease when compared to this month last year.

Ford led the way, selling over 27,000 units in total. It also saw a sales increase when compared to March of 2018 of nearly eight percent. Several brands saw notable increases in sales volume, including Honda, Dodge, Mitsubishi, Tesla, Infiniti, Cadillac, and Genesis.

There were notable decreases for the month as well. These included, Chevrolet, Ram, GMC, Jeep, Mazda, Audi, Lincoln, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Fiat, and Smart.

When you look at the quarterly sales results, you see that 2019 Q1 sales are down roughly 6,600 unites over 2018 Q1. With that said, the top three brands for quarterly sales—Ford, Toyota, and Honda—all saw sales increases.

Canada Monthly Automotive Sales By Brand

Brand Month sold2 Change YTD sold4 YTD Change Month Share YTD Share
Acura 1,712 1,603 6.80 3,687 3,569 3.31 1.47 0.2
Alfa Romeo 67 154 -56.49 154 355 -56.62 0.06 0.0
Audi 2,814 3,404 -17.33 6,404 7,936 -19.30 2.42 0.3
BMW 3,087 3,063 0.78 7,516 8,210 -8.45 2.65 0.4
Buick 1,557 1,461 6.57 3,495 3,408 2.55 1.34 0.2
Cadillac 1,304 1,104 18.12 3,080 2,425 27.01 1.12 0.2
Chevrolet 14,343 17,633 -18.66 31,288 38,779 -19.32 12.31 1.6
Chrysler 1,042 1,039 0.29 1,944 2,725 -28.66 0.89 0.1
Dodge 5,817 5,261 10.57 14,174 13,805 2.67 4.99 0.7
Fiat 40 72 -44.44 85 142 -40.14 0.03 0.0
Ford 27,190 25,243 7.71 60,582 59,236 2.27 23.34 3.0
Genesis 115 63 82.54 281 96 192.71 0.10 0.0
GMC 7,406 9,961 -25.65 17,397 15,323 13.54 6.36 0.9
Honda 17,840 15,935 11.95 38,602 38,609 -0.02 15.31 1.9
Hyundai 10,594 9,739 8.78 24,263 21,314 13.84 9.09 1.2
Infiniti 1,375 1,205 14.11 2,890 2,855 1.23 1.18 0.1
Jaguar 611 703 -13.09 1,148 1,285 -10.66 0.52 0.1
Jeep 6,798 8,506 -20.08 17,297 22,214 -22.13 5.83 0.9
Kia 7,084 6,802 4.15 14,860 13,882 7.05 6.08 0.7
Land Rover 1,369 1,444 -5.19 2,540 2,650 -4.15 1.17 0.1
Lexus 2,216 2,086 6.23 5,131 4,546 12.87 1.90 0.3
Lincoln 725 807 -10.16 1,737 1,776 -2.20 0.62 0.1
Maserati 50 75 -33.33 141 224 -37.05 0.04 0.0
Mazda 6,250 7,048 -11.32 13,819 16,075 -14.03 5.36 0.7
Mercedes-Benz 4,271 4,569 -6.52 10,232 11,955 -14.41 3.67 0.5
Mini 551 556 -0.90 1,139 1,257 -9.39 0.47 0.1
Mitsubishi 3,753 2,636 42.37 6,945 5,558 24.96 3.22 0.3
Nissan 13,606 13,987 -2.72 28,655 30,986 -7.52 11.68 1.4
Porsche 685 657 4.26 1,552 1,485 4.51 0.59 0.1
Ram 7,920 9,458 -16.26 20,682 21,841 -5.31 6.80 1.0
Smart 11 35 -68.57 11 68 -83.82 0.01 0.0
Subaru 4,780 4,830 -1.04 10,992 11,305 -2.77 4.10 0.6
Tesla 2,350 450 422.22 7,050 1,350 422.22 2.02 0.4
Toyota 18,185 18,954 -4.06 42,934 42,211 1.71 15.61 2.2
Volkswagen 5,768 5,505 4.78 13,906 13,940 -0.24 4.95 0.7
Volvo 864 849 1.77 1,968 1,817 8.31 0.74 0.1
∑ = 184,150 ∑ = 418,581

*General Motors is now reporting quarterly. Figures displayed are the monthly average over the last 3 months.


Canada Quarterly Automotive Sales By Brand


Canada Automotive Sales By Brand – 2019 Monthly Scorecard


Canada Monthly Automotive Sales By Manufacturer

Manufacturer Month sold2 Change YTD sold4 YTD Change Month Share YTD Share
BMW Group 3,638 3,619 0.53 8,655 9,467 -8.58 3.12 0.44
Daimler 4,282 4,604 -6.99 10,243 12,023 -14.80 3.67 0.52
FCA 21,734 24,565 -11.52 54,477 61,306 -11.14 18.65 2.74
Ford Motor Company 27,915 26,050 7.16 62,319 61,012 2.14 23.96 3.14
General Motors 24,610 30,159 -18.40 55,260 59,935 -7.80 21.12 2.78
Honda Motor Company 19,552 17,538 11.48 42,289 42,178 0.26 16.78 2.13
Hyundai Kia Auto Group 17,793 16,604 7.16 39,404 35,292 11.65 15.27 1.98
Jaguar Land Rover 1,980 2,147 -7.78 3,688 3,935 -6.28 1.70 0.19
Mazda 6,250 7,048 -11.32 13,819 16,075 -14.03 5.36 0.70
Nissan Motor Co 18,734 17,828 5.08 38,490 39,399 -2.31 16.08 1.94
Subaru Corporation 4,780 4,830 -1.04 10,992 11,305 -2.77 4.10 0.55
Tesla 2,350 450 422.22 7,050 1,350 422.22 2.02 0.35
Toyota Motor Corp 20,401 21,040 -3.04 48,065 46,757 2.80 17.51 2.42
Volkswagen Group 9,267 9,566 -3.13 21,862 23,361 -6.42 7.95 1.10
Volvo 864 849 1.77 1,968 1,817 8.31 0.74 0.10
∑ = 184,150 ∑ = 418,581


Canada Quarterly Automotive Sales By Manufacturer

*General Motors and Ford are now reporting quarterly.


Canada Automotive Sales By Manufacturer – 2019 Scorecard


Automotive Data Disclosures


° Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram = FCA
† Industry total takes into account Automotive News figures/estimates for brands such as Tesla and other low-volume, high-priced manufacturers.