Best-Selling Pickup Trucks In Canada – April 2019


The GCBC Analysis

Pickup truck sales in Canada were down by around 400 units. Despite the only slight decline for all truck sales, seven of the 13 models saw sales decreases. YTD sales were also down, with similar models seeing decreases and increases. 

The Ford F-Series led the way for the month. It saw a sales decrease of roughly five percent. Following the Ford was the Ram Pickup which saw a surge in sales of about 30 percent. Sliding into third was the Chevrolet Silverado with a decrease in sales of 18 percent. 

When broken down into midsize and fullsize pickup truck segments, you can see where the majority of truck sales is happening. The fullsize trucks sell far more models but midsize trucks.

However, midsize truck sales saw an increase for both the month and YTD numbers. Fullsize truck sales were down for both the month and YTD. 


Best Selling Pickup Truck Rankings

Canada Pickup Sales Figures – This Month

Model Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
GMC Canyon 597 593 0.67 1,885 1,587 18.78
Chevrolet Colorado 828 876 -5.48 2,616 2,760 -5.22
Ford F-Series 13,513 14,166 -4.61 43,620 42,657 2.26
Nissan Frontier 426 292 45.89 1,385 1,428 -3.01
Jeep Gladiator 7 0 0.00 9 0 0.00
Ram Pickup 8,335 6,401 30.21 27,455 27,068 1.43
Ford Ranger 522 0 0.00 1,277 0 0.00
Honda Ridgeline 320 351 -8.83 1,052 1,233 -14.68
GMC Sierra 4,748 5,947 -20.16 14,913 15,403 -3.18
Chevrolet Silverado 4,991 6,105 -18.25 16,161 18,855 -14.29
Toyota Tacoma 1,324 1,108 19.49 3,964 4,447 -10.86
Nissan Titan 260 313 -16.93 1,185 1,423 -16.73
Toyota Tundra 952 1,055 -9.76 3,104 3,617 -14.18
∑ = 36,823 ∑ = 37,207 ∑ = 118,626 ∑ = 120,478

Canada Pickup Sales Figures – By Size

In this table we look at how the broad truck market is split into two major types of model types.

Segment Month Month LY Change YTD YTD LY YTD Change
Fullsize Pickup 33,119 34,338 -3.55 107,490 110,256 -2.51
Small/Midsize Pickup 3,704 2,869 29.10 11,136 10,222 8.94
Total 36,823 37,207 -1.03 118,626 120,478 -1.54

Canada Pickup Truck 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.