March 2019 – The Best-Selling Cars In Canada – Every Car Ranked


2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

The GCBC Analysis

Car sales in Canada for March of 2019 were down around 2,800 units when compared to the same time last year. For the quarter, the segment was down roughly 9,000 units, suggesting people are purchasing other vehicle types again in 2019.

Leading the pack was the Honda Civic with a sales increase of around seven percent. It was followed by the Toyota Corolla, which saw a sales decrease of around 5 percent. Rounding out the top three was the Hyundai Elantra, which saw a much more dramatic decrease in sales of around 20 percent.

Overall, there were a lot more models that saw sales decreases rather than increases.

With that said, there were still some models that saw notable sales increases, including the VW Jetta and the Ford Fusion, Ford Taurus, Chrysler 300, and Mitsubishi Mirage among others.


Best Selling Car Rankings

All Car Sales Figures – This Month

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Fiat 124 Spider 21 22 -4.55 39 51 -23.53
BMW 2-Series 137 200 -31.50 276 405 -31.85
Mazda 3 2,349 2,411 -2.57 4,959 5,310 -6.61
BMW 3-Series 363 532 -31.77 764 1,227 -37.73
Chrysler 300 738 153 382.35 1,128 713 58.20
Nissan 370Z 43 73 -41.10 98 121 -19.01
BMW 4-Series 191 434 -55.99 554 958 -42.17
Alfa Romeo 4C 5 8 -37.50 9 14 -35.71
BMW 5-Series 165 241 -31.54 390 455 -14.29
Fiat 500 16 42 -61.90 31 70 -55.71
Fiat 500L 0 4 -100.00 2 5 -60.00
Mazda 6 121 225 -46.22 329 554 -40.61
BMW 6-Series 7 31 -77.42 27 86 -68.60
Volvo 60-Series 155 126 23.02 362 245 47.76
BMW 7-Series 38 48 -20.83 68 106 -35.85
Porsche 718 32 65 -50.77 66 119 -44.54
BMW 8-Series 17 0 0.00 44 0 0.00
Toyota 86 / FR-S 35 58 -39.66 56 128 -56.25
Volvo 90-Series 33 72 -54.17 108 125 -13.60
Porsche 911 102 126 -19.05 246 275 -10.55
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 277 0 0.00 569 0 0.00
Audi A3 254 321 -20.87 604 656 -7.93
Audi A4 318 512 -37.89 752 1,251 -39.89
Audi A5 381 478 -20.29 948 872 8.72
Audi A6 75 59 27.12 163 139 17.27
Audi A7 72 73 -1.37 160 148 8.11
Audi A8 15 11 36.36 37 28 32.14
Hyundai Accent 506 783 -35.38 1,155 1,832 -36.95
Honda Accord 1,121 1,112 0.81 2,306 2,559 -9.89
Nissan Altima 304 902 -66.30 827 1,837 -54.98
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 29 30 -3.33 55 75 -26.67
Volkswagen Arteon 13 0 0.00 13 0 0.00
Cadillac ATS 138 231 -40.26 310 455 -31.87
Toyota Avalon 47 38 23.68 98 71 38.03
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 83 123 -32.52 202 400 -49.50
Volkswagen Beetle 331 282 17.38 637 503 26.64
Chevrolet Bolt 216 248 -12.90 484 615 -21.30
Subaru BRZ 49 56 -12.50 287 109 163.30
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 647 910 -28.90 1,640 2,505 -34.53
Kia Cadenza 3 5 -40.00 10 14 -28.57
Chevrolet Camaro 231 336 -31.25 519 573 -9.42
Toyota Camry 1,544 1,366 13.03 3,393 2,865 18.43
Dodge Challenger 198 169 17.16 651 404 61.14
Dodge Charger 1,021 610 67.38 1,941 1,278 51.88
Honda Civic 6,751 6,279 7.52 14,136 14,460 -2.24
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 104 249 -58.23 299 671 -55.44
Honda Clarity FCV 60 119 -49.58 237 288 -17.71
Lincoln Continental 4 37 -89.19 43 118 -63.56
Mini Cooper 334 384 -13.02 725 859 -15.60
Toyota Corolla 4,035 4,242 -4.88 9,255 9,463 -2.20
Chevrolet Corvette 133 97 37.11 298 191 56.02
Chevrolet Cruze 1,114 2,651 -57.98 1,759 6,901 -74.51
Cadillac CT6 19 20 -5.00 43 50 -14.00
Cadillac CTS 38 41 -7.32 85 107 -20.56
Mercedes-Benz E / CLS-Class 339 352 -3.69 788 861 -8.48
Hyundai Elantra 2,808 3,519 -20.20 6,578 7,579 -13.21
Lexus ES 185 126 46.83 408 264 54.55
Jaguar F-Type 65 83 -21.69 88 144 -38.89
Ford Fiesta 243 169 43.79 330 372 -11.29
Honda Fit 435 485 -10.31 1,115 1,163 -4.13
Ford Focus 291 1,249 -76.70 803 2,794 -71.26
Kia Forte 1,625 1,465 10.92 3,357 2,846 17.96
Smart ForTwo 11 35 -68.57 11 68 -83.82
Ford Fusion 1,047 388 169.85 2,413 1,152 109.46
Genesis G70 93 23 304.35 223 23 869.57
Genesis G80 22 35 -37.14 55 60 -8.33
Maserati Ghibli 10 15 -33.33 29 39 -25.64
Alfa Romeo Giulia 22 69 -68.12 63 132 -52.27
Volkswagen Golf 1,558 2,002 -22.18 3,669 5,403 -32.09
Lexus GS 34 19 78.95 48 41 17.07
Nissan GT-R 1 6 -83.33 9 13 -30.77
BMW i3 13 35 -62.86 38 88 -56.82
Acura ILX 218 129 68.99 360 405 -11.11
Chevrolet Impala 333 350 -4.86 748 750 -0.27
Subaru Impreza 771 725 6.34 1,813 1,694 7.02
Subaru Impreza WRX 331 393 -15.78 536 901 -40.51
Honda Insight 41 0 0.00 100 0 0.00
Hyundai Ioniq 280 245 14.29 587 585 0.34
Lexus IS 145 296 -51.01 305 560 -45.54
Volkswagen Jetta 1,254 418 200.00 3,240 1,277 153.72
Buick LaCrosse 57 60 -5.00 128 158 -18.99
Lexus LC 7 22 -68.18 15 32 -53.13
Nissan Leaf 128 423 -69.74 504 602 -16.28
Subaru Legacy 170 177 -3.95 399 382 4.45
Lexus LS 5 44 -88.64 23 59 -61.02
Chevrolet Malibu 582 719 -19.05 1,307 1,641 -20.35
Nissan Maxima 148 145 2.07 481 351 37.04
Nissan Micra 582 578 0.69 1,193 1,385 -13.86
Mitsubishi Mirage 433 218 98.62 759 462 64.29
Toyota Mirai 10 0 0.00 31 0 0.00
Lincoln MKZ 37 94 -60.64 104 194 -46.39
Tesla Model 3 2,100 0 0.00 6,300 0 0.00
Tesla Model S 110 250 -56.00 330 750 -56.00
Ford Mustang 580 961 -39.65 1,005 1,702 -40.95
Mazda MX-5 Miata 65 76 -14.47 113 127 -11.02
Acura NSX 4 7 -42.86 5 11 -54.55
Kia Optima 210 371 -43.40 342 624 -45.19
Porsche Panamera 58 78 -25.64 128 129 -0.78
Volkswagen Passat 108 400 -73.00 265 917 -71.10
Toyota Prius Family 779 919 -15.23 1,470 1,657 -11.29
Infiniti Q50 269 343 -21.57 517 812 -36.33
Infiniti Q60 62 140 -55.71 134 291 -53.95
Infiniti Q70 12 7 71.43 18 16 12.50
Maserati Quattroporte 16 13 23.08 26 60 -56.67
Audi R8 3 12 -75.00 11 19 -42.11
Lexus RC 22 18 22.22 51 31 64.52
Buick Regal 61 45 35.56 137 101 35.64
Kia Rio 464 621 -25.28 1,075 1,302 -17.43
Acura RLX 3 6 -50.00 13 18 -27.78
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 84 148 -43.24 188 223 -15.70
Nissan Sentra 838 1,329 -36.95 1,974 2,889 -31.67
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 5 21 -76.19 11 30 -63.33
Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class 11 18 -38.89 21 23 -8.70
Hyundai Sonata 349 623 -43.98 806 1,230 -34.47
Chevrolet Sonic 242 359 -32.59 544 981 -44.55
Kia Soul 1,180 942 25.27 2,136 1,959 9.04
Chevrolet Spark 422 375 12.53 947 796 18.97
Kia Stinger 129 208 -37.98 250 314 -20.38
Ford Taurus 1,120 79 1,317.72 1,620 296 447.30
Acura TLX 402 336 19.64 920 573 60.56
Audi TT 56 45 24.44 92 103 -10.68
Hyundai Veloster 162 2 8,000.00 321 13 2,369.23
Nissan Versa 410 778 -47.30 1,138 1,755 -35.16
Chevrolet Volt 369 555 -33.51 828 1,086 -23.76
Jaguar XE 24 114 -78.95 43 196 -78.06
Jaguar XF 26 55 -52.73 31 83 -62.65
Jaguar XJ 23 34 -32.35 29 93 -68.82
Cadillac XTS 42 54 -22.22 95 99 -4.04
Toyota Yaris 606 521 16.31 1,402 1,189 17.91
BMW Z4 6 0 0.00 6 71 -91.55
Model Month Month LY YTD YTD LY
∑ = 50,799 ∑ = 53,619 ∑ = 112,197 ∑ = 120,313

All Car Sales by Quarter

Important note: Both Ford and GM have switched to quarterly reporting, making it more difficult to accurately gauge crossover sales. We won’t have results to report for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Ford or Lincoln until the end of each quarter.