April 2019 – The Best-Selling SUVs In Canada – Every SUV Ranked


The GCBC Analysis

 SUV sales in Canada for the month of April were up by about 4,400 units. The YTD numbers showed an increase as well. The segment was up around 11,800 units so far this year. 

Leading the pack in terms of sales volume was the Toyota RAV4 with a sales increase of roughly 24 percent. It was followed by the Honda CR-V, which saw a roughly 12 percent decrease in sales. Rounding out the top three was the Ford Escape with a sales increase of around three percent. 

Models that were high sellers that saw significant sales increases include the Jeep Wrangler, Hyundai Kona, and Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Qashqui, and the Dodge Durango. 

While there were many models that saw increases, there were some notable sales decreases, too. These included the Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Santa Fe, and Chevrolet Equinox. 


Best Selling SUV Rankings

Canada SUV Sales Figures – This Month

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Toyota 4Runner 762 686 11.08 2,544 2,324 9.47
Fiat 500X 3 10 -70.00 16 26 -38.46
GMC Acadia 458 548 -16.42 1,446 1,417 2.05
Nissan Armada 35 114 -69.30 271 497 -45.47
Subaru Ascent 472 0 0.00 1,307 0 0.00
Volkswagen Atlas 925 793 16.65 2,798 2,617 6.92
Chevrolet Blazer 1,514 0 0.00 4,111 0 0.00
Toyota C-HR 791 521 51.82 2,237 1,870 19.63
Porsche Cayenne 290 137 111.68 971 564 72.16
Jeep Cherokee 1,266 1,763 -28.19 4,766 6,896 -30.89
Jeep Compass 695 1,205 -42.32 3,109 3,787 -17.90
Mini Countryman 201 236 -14.83 615 634 -3.00
Honda CR-V 4,497 5,104 -11.89 17,518 17,121 2.32
Subaru CrossTrek 1,165 1,506 -22.64 3,658 4,840 -24.42
Mazda CX-3 910 1,206 -24.54 2,917 3,873 -24.68
Mazda CX-5 2,285 2,605 -12.28 7,791 8,702 -10.47
Mazda CX-9 307 345 -11.01 1,212 1,354 -10.49
Land Rover Discovery / LR4 43 40 7.50 249 362 -31.22
Land Rover Discovery Sport 148 96 54.17 412 470 -12.34
Dodge Durango 1,754 543 223.02 4,369 2,262 93.15
Jaguar E-Pace 88 60 46.67 179 158 13.29
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 380 412 -7.77 1,641 753 117.93
Ford EcoSport 599 659 -9.10 2,405 1,750 37.43
Ford Edge 2,290 2,437 -6.03 6,149 5,916 3.94
Buick Enclave 312 264 18.18 985 1,008 -2.28
Buick Encore 945 813 16.24 2,984 2,759 8.16
Buick Envision 240 228 5.26 758 685 10.66
Chevrolet Equinox 1,895 2,301 -17.64 5,984 7,604 -21.30
Cadillac Escalade 246 251 -1.99 777 764 1.70
Ford Escape 4,215 4,076 3.41 12,209 13,548 -9.88
Ford Expedition 738 393 87.79 1,410 1,108 27.26
Ford Explorer 779 1,877 -58.50 3,319 5,801 -42.79
Jaguar F-Pace 212 180 17.78 987 851 15.98
Ford Flex 332 295 12.54 1,255 595 110.92
Subaru Forester 1,113 1,346 -17.31 3,674 3,892 -5.60
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 151 28 439.29 606 172 252.33
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 266 302 -11.92 891 1,337 -33.36
Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 994 813 22.26 3,399 2,772 22.62
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 290 895 -67.60 1,436 2,815 -48.99
Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 113 276 -59.06 690 818 -15.65
Jeep Grand Cherokee 1,776 987 79.94 6,553 4,683 39.93
Lexus GX 26 32 -18.75 92 124 -25.81
Toyota Highlander 1,095 1,372 -20.19 3,800 4,550 -16.48
Honda HR-V 1,048 1,134 -7.58 3,725 3,889 -4.22
Jaguar I-Pace 44 0 0.00 135 0 0.00
Dodge Journey 325 418 -22.25 1,085 1,805 -39.89
Nissan Kicks 1,257 0 0.00 3,906 0 0.00
Hyundai Kona 2,348 1,540 52.47 8,130 2,713 199.67
Toyota Land Cruiser 39 25 56.00 95 109 -12.84
Maserati Levante 36 51 -29.41 121 165 -26.67
Lexus LX 101 77 31.17 415 334 24.25
Porsche Macan 299 340 -12.06 730 875 -16.57
Acura MDX 551 518 6.37 1,422 1,513 -6.01
Lincoln MKC 186 192 -3.13 692 706 -1.98
Lincoln MKT 10 22 -54.55 26 51 -49.02
Lincoln MKX/Nautilus 273 241 13.28 965 830 16.27
Tesla Model X 140 200 -30.00 560 800 -30.00
Nissan Murano 966 1,075 -10.14 3,988 4,364 -8.62
Lincoln Navigator 184 151 21.85 560 483 15.94
Hyundai Nexo 3 0 0.00 6 0 0.00
Kia Niro 327 206 58.74 877 630 39.21
Lexus NX 765 743 2.96 2,309 2,315 -0.26
Subaru Outback 1,065 1,064 0.09 3,133 3,403 -7.93
Mitsubishi Outlander 1,277 1,081 18.13 4,116 3,412 20.63
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 444 579 -23.32 2,530 2,214 14.27
Honda Passport 295 0 0.00 564 0 0.00
Nissan Pathfinder 455 654 -30.43 1,764 2,338 -24.55
Honda Pilot 663 567 16.93 2,769 2,204 25.64
Audi Q5 1,349 1,273 5.97 3,603 4,077 -11.63
Audi Q7 363 536 -32.28 1,196 1,609 -25.67
Audi Q8 235 0 0.00 708 0 0.00
Nissan Qashqai 1,757 1,451 21.09 6,295 5,199 21.08
Infiniti QX50 296 59 401.69 989 358 176.26
Infiniti QX60 289 234 23.50 1,448 1,057 36.99
Infiniti QX80 95 94 1.06 378 480 -21.25
Land Rover Range Rover 198 89 122.47 669 496 34.88
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 61 139 -56.12 348 607 -42.67
Land Rover Range Rover Sport 202 280 -27.86 1,033 1,010 2.28
Land Rover Range Rover Velar 161 136 18.38 642 485 32.37
Toyota RAV4 6,247 5,042 23.90 18,633 15,963 16.73
Acura RDX 764 894 -14.54 2,282 2,460 -7.24
Jeep Renegade 43 158 -72.78 216 468 -53.85
Nissan Rogue 3,029 3,821 -20.73 11,278 13,917 -18.96
Lexus RX 876 963 -9.03 2,511 2,601 -3.46
Hyundai Santa Fe 1,975 2,262 -12.69 6,071 6,449 -5.86
Toyota Sequoia 72 88 -18.18 202 259 -22.01
Kia Sorento 1,784 1,934 -7.76 5,475 5,167 5.96
Kia Sportage 957 972 -1.54 3,330 3,203 3.97
Alfa Romeo Stelvio 46 90 -48.89 128 299 -57.19
Chevrolet Suburban 248 238 4.20 782 1,093 -28.45
Chevrolet Tahoe 318 308 3.25 1,003 1,080 -7.13
Kia Telluride 438 0 0.00 549 0 0.00
GMC Terrain 1,213 1,321 -8.18 3,829 3,495 9.56
Volkswagen Tiguan 1,564 1,600 -2.25 5,759 5,280 9.07
Volkswagen Touareg 2 118 -98.31 16 454 -96.48
Chevrolet Traverse 572 665 -13.98 1,806 2,120 -14.81
Chevrolet Trax 397 460 -13.70 1,252 1,436 -12.81
Hyundai Tuscon 2,411 2,427 -0.66 7,346 7,142 2.86
Lexus UX 342 0 0.00 1,064 0 0.00
Jeep Wrangler 2,510 2,073 21.08 8,941 12,565 -28.84
BMW X1 525 479 9.60 1,808 1,731 4.45
BMW X2 163 103 58.25 574 178 222.47
BMW X3 739 929 -20.45 2,392 2,849 -16.04
BMW X4 738 90 720.00 963 271 255.35
BMW X5 691 608 13.65 2,212 1,417 56.10
BMW X6 61 107 -42.99 137 684 -79.97
BMW X7 231 0 0.00 411 0 0.00
Volvo XC40 226 151 49.67 678 217 212.44
Volvo XC60 320 303 5.61 816 1,020 -20.00
Volvo XC90 285 300 -5.00 835 964 -13.38
Cadillac XT4 298 0 0.00 1,189 0 0.00
Cadillac XT5 522 533 -2.06 1,647 1,734 -5.02
GMC Yukon 294 269 9.29 928 829 11.94
GMC Yukon XL 222 179 24.02 700 454 54.19
Model Month Month LY YTD YTD LY
∑ = 86,846 ∑ = 82,409 ∑ = 284,195 ∑ = 272,409

Canada SUV 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.