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


The GCBC Analysis

Car sales in Canada for April of 2019 were down around 8,000 units when compared to the same month last year. When you look at the YTD sales numbers, the segment was down almost 16,000 units. Suggesting there are fewer sales overall and buyers are interested in other vehicle types. 

Leading the pack was the Honda Civic although it saw a sales decrease of around three percent. It was followed by the Toyota Corolla, which saw a sales decrease of around seven percent. Rounding out the top three was the Hyundai Elantra, which saw a sales increase of over one percent. 

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

With that said, there were still some models that saw notable sales increases, including the VW Jetta, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai Sonata, and Hyundai Ioniq 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 20 27 -25.93 59 78 -24.36
BMW 2-Series 165 188 -12.23 441 593 -25.63
Mazda 3 2,545 2,447 4.00 7,504 7,757 -3.26
BMW 3-Series 762 659 15.63 1,526 1,886 -19.09
Chrysler 300 248 856 -71.03 1,376 1,569 -12.30
Nissan 370Z 53 85 -37.65 151 206 -26.70
BMW 4-Series 205 452 -54.65 759 1,410 -46.17
Alfa Romeo 4C 7 5 40.00 16 19 -15.79
BMW 5-Series 202 249 -18.88 592 704 -15.91
Fiat 500 10 32 -68.75 41 102 -59.80
Fiat 500L 1 2 -50.00 3 7 -57.14
Mazda 6 149 349 -57.31 478 903 -47.07
BMW 6-Series 33 52 -36.54 60 138 -56.52
Volvo 60-Series 164 97 69.07 526 342 53.80
BMW 7-Series 44 49 -10.20 112 155 -27.74
Porsche 718 57 74 -22.97 123 193 -36.27
BMW 8-Series 34 0 0.00 78 0 0.00
Toyota 86 / FR-S 22 69 -68.12 78 197 -60.41
Volvo 90-Series 28 52 -46.15 136 177 -23.16
Porsche 911 173 139 24.46 419 414 1.21
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 224 0 0.00 793 0 0.00
Audi A3 334 390 -14.36 938 1,046 -10.33
Audi A4 419 654 -35.93 1,171 1,905 -38.53
Audi A5 446 536 -16.79 1,394 1,408 -0.99
Audi A6 109 90 21.11 272 229 18.78
Audi A7 79 68 16.18 239 216 10.65
Audi A8 14 10 40.00 51 38 34.21
Hyundai Accent 743 1,239 -40.03 1,898 3,071 -38.20
Honda Accord 1,006 1,269 -20.72 3,312 3,828 -13.48
Nissan Altima 250 518 -51.74 1,077 2,355 -54.27
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 53 28 89.29 108 103 4.85
Volkswagen Arteon 80 0 0.00 93 0 0.00
Cadillac ATS 143 214 -33.18 453 669 -32.29
Toyota Avalon 37 39 -5.13 135 110 22.73
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 36 122 -70.49 238 522 -54.41
Volkswagen Beetle 408 255 60.00 1,045 758 37.86
Chevrolet Bolt 225 117 92.31 709 732 -3.14
Subaru BRZ 65 54 20.37 352 163 115.95
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 647 877 -26.23 2,287 3,382 -32.38
Kia Cadenza 2 10 -80.00 12 24 -50.00
Chevrolet Camaro 240 252 -4.76 759 825 -8.00
Toyota Camry 1,580 1,478 6.90 4,973 4,343 14.51
Dodge Challenger 167 446 -62.56 818 850 -3.76
Dodge Charger 156 799 -80.48 2,097 2,077 0.96
Honda Civic 5,234 5,413 -3.31 19,370 19,873 -2.53
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 56 224 -75.00 355 895 -60.34
Honda Clarity FCV 64 73 -12.33 301 361 -16.62
Lincoln Continental 14 45 -68.89 57 163 -65.03
Mini Cooper 390 406 -3.94 1,115 1,265 -11.86
Toyota Corolla 4,575 4,930 -7.20 13,830 14,393 -3.91
Chevrolet Corvette 138 219 -36.99 436 410 6.34
Chevrolet Cruze 760 2,636 -71.17 2,519 9,537 -73.59
Cadillac CT6 20 29 -31.03 63 79 -20.25
Cadillac CTS 40 45 -11.11 125 152 -17.76
Mercedes-Benz E / CLS-Class 338 365 -7.40 1,126 1,226 -8.16
Hyundai Elantra 4,228 4,174 1.29 10,806 11,753 -8.06
Lexus ES 240 171 40.35 648 435 48.97
Jaguar F-Type 11 15 -26.67 99 159 -37.74
Ford Fiesta 288 117 146.15 618 489 26.38
Honda Fit 421 614 -31.43 1,536 1,777 -13.56
Ford Focus 284 1,155 -75.41 1,087 3,949 -72.47
Kia Forte 1,565 1,546 1.23 4,922 4,392 12.07
Ford Fusion 822 942 -12.74 3,235 2,094 54.49
Genesis G70 115 100 15.00 338 123 174.80
Genesis G80 33 27 22.22 88 87 1.15
Genesis G90 3 10 -70.00 6 23 -73.91
Maserati Ghibli 13 17 -23.53 42 56 -25.00
Alfa Romeo Giulia 20 43 -53.49 83 175 -52.57
Volkswagen Golf 1,527 2,037 -25.04 5,196 7,440 -30.16
Maserati GranTurismo 3 6 -50.00 4 17 -76.47
Lexus GS 5 25 -80.00 53 66 -19.70
Nissan GT-R 9 8 12.50 18 21 -14.29
BMW i3 34 55 -38.18 72 143 -49.65
Acura ILX 286 140 104.29 646 545 18.53
Chevrolet Impala 347 357 -2.80 1,095 1,107 -1.08
Subaru Impreza 805 1,039 -22.52 2,618 2,733 -4.21
Subaru Impreza WRX 357 492 -27.44 893 1,393 -35.89
Honda Insight 30 0 0.00 130 0 0.00
Hyundai Ioniq 593 302 96.36 1,180 887 33.03
Lexus IS 225 294 -23.47 530 854 -37.94
Volkswagen Jetta 1,777 516 244.38 5,017 1,793 179.81
Buick LaCrosse 59 69 -14.49 187 227 -17.62
Lexus LC 15 26 -42.31 30 58 -48.28
Nissan Leaf 131 408 -67.89 635 1,010 -37.13
Subaru Legacy 178 209 -14.83 577 591 -2.37
Lexus LS 8 34 -76.47 31 93 -66.67
Chevrolet Malibu 606 879 -31.06 1,913 2,520 -24.09
Nissan Maxima 138 106 30.19 619 457 35.45
Nissan Micra 556 594 -6.40 1,749 1,979 -11.62
Mitsubishi Mirage 172 207 -16.91 931 669 39.16
Toyota Mirai 5 0 0.00 36 0 0.00
Lincoln MKZ 36 75 -52.00 140 269 -47.96
Tesla Model 3 400 0 0.00 6,700 0 0.00
Tesla Model S 110 250 -56.00 440 1,000 -56.00
Ford Mustang 1,088 1,291 -15.72 2,093 2,993 -30.07
Mazda MX-5 Miata 115 0 0.00 228 127 79.53
Acura NSX 2 6 -66.67 7 17 -58.82
Kia Optima 178 328 -45.73 520 952 -45.38
Porsche Panamera 70 145 -51.72 198 274 -27.74
Volkswagen Passat 82 411 -80.05 347 1,328 -73.87
Toyota Prius Family 836 850 -1.65 2,306 2,507 -8.02
Infiniti Q50 185 193 -4.15 702 1,005 -30.15
Infiniti Q60 45 78 -42.31 179 369 -51.49
Infiniti Q70 4 1 300.00 22 17 29.41
Maserati Quattroporte 15 12 25.00 41 72 -43.06
Audi R8 3 74 -95.95 14 93 -84.95
Lexus RC 52 42 23.81 103 73 41.10
Buick Regal 64 32 100.00 201 133 51.13
Kia Rio 424 709 -40.20 1,499 2,011 -25.46
Acura RLX 4 13 -69.23 17 31 -45.16
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 91 109 -16.51 279 332 -15.96
Nissan Sentra 797 1,013 -21.32 2,771 3,902 -28.99
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 22 17 29.41 33 47 -29.79
Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class 14 32 -56.25 35 55 -36.36
Hyundai Sonata 611 512 19.34 1,417 1,742 -18.66
Chevrolet Sonic 252 442 -42.99 796 1,423 -44.06
Kia Soul 1,160 1,044 11.11 3,296 3,003 9.76
Chevrolet Spark 439 408 7.60 1,386 1,204 15.12
Kia Stinger 153 205 -25.37 403 519 -22.35
Ford Taurus 147 281 -47.69 1,767 577 206.24
Audi TT 31 66 -53.03 123 169 -27.22
Hyundai Veloster 248 12 1,966.67 569 25 2,176.00
Nissan Versa 310 784 -60.46 1,448 2,539 -42.97
Chevrolet Volt 384 515 -25.44 1,212 1,601 -24.30
Jaguar XE 5 41 -87.80 48 237 -79.75
Jaguar XF 2 20 -90.00 33 103 -67.96
Jaguar XJ 10 11 -9.09 39 104 -62.50
Cadillac XTS 44 59 -25.42 139 158 -12.03
Toyota Yaris 750 583 28.64 2,152 1,772 21.44
Model Month Month LY YTD YTD LY
∑ = 49,106 ∑ = 57,131 ∑ = 160,370 ∑ = 176,756

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.