Impressive minivan sales growth achieved in Canada in the first seven months of 2016 — sales had grown 8% — was stymied in August 2016 as sales from the leading Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ people carriers crumbled and declines were reported by a handful of other competitors, as well.
Windsor-built Dodge and Chryslers attracted 6186 buyers in August 2015, only 4482 one year later in August 2016.
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As Honda’s sometimes supply-constrained Odyssey tumbled in the United States, there was a big uptick in Canadian sales following a dramatic slowdown to a four-year August low in 2015. Honda Canada. Honda is on pace to sell 12,000 Odysseys in Canada in 2016, the first 12K year since 2007.
But the market for MPVs overall tumbled 12% in August 2016, a loss of more than 1000 sales for a minivan market that grew by more than 4000 sales in the first seven months of 2016.
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. This table is sortable, so you can rank minivans any which way you like. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.