Mercedes-Benz Canada continues to hold the BMW 3-Series at bay. The 3-Series, Canada’s perennial best-selling premium brand car, was outsold by Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class by 740 units through the first four months of 2015.
Granted, BMW also sold 1437 copies of the 4-Series, which, until a couple of years ago, was known as 3-Series.
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3-Series and 4-Series sales are jointly up 38% to 4221 units through the first-third of 2015, a gain of 1171 units. Sales of the C-Class, still fresh off its fourth-gen revamp, have increased 60% so far this year and jumped 80% in April, specifically.
Mercedes-Benz car sales are up 15% this year and jumped 27% in April. The overall car market is flat as the industry sources much of its growth from pickup trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. But joining Mercedes-Benz in the car sales growth column are BMW (up 37% YTD), Audi (up 9% YTD), Acura (+35%), and Volvo (+0.3%).
You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly Canadian auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank luxury cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.