The German luxury trifurcate we know as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi combined for remarkable sales figures in Canada last month. What was 4,113 sales last August turned into 5,342 Bimmers, Benzes, and Audis sold in the 31 days ending Monday. That’s just one out of many notable statistics from last month’s Sales Stats, all of which you can read about below. Overall, the Canadian automobile market shrunk by 7.9% compared with August of 2008 though light truck sales increased to the tune of 1.4%. Check out July’s totals here. For a closer look at Hyundai’s increases in Canadian sales, click here.

—–

General Motors: -27.5% to 23,018

Ford: +7% to 22,166
Toyota: -24.2% to 16,707
Chrysler: -6.8% to 14,393
Honda: -21.8% to 10,574
Hyundai: +38.4% to 10,418
Nissan: +4.2% to 7,071
Mazda: -10.7% to 6,880
Kia: +20.6% to 4,672
Volkswagen: -5% to 3,605
BMW: +20.5% to 2,292
Mercedes-Benz: +20.5% to 1,992
Subaru: +4.2% to 1,940
Mitsubishi: +24.9% to 1,860
Acura: +26.4% to 1,644
Lexus: +31.3% to 1,532
Suzuki: +1.3% to 1,315
Audi: +89.6% to 1,058
Infiniti: -13.6% to 604
Volvo: +16.3% to 527
Mini: -9.5% to 457
smart: -30.4% to 268
Land Rover: -27.2% to 134
Porsche: +7.1% to 120
Jaguar: -18.1% to 68