The top-selling Honda Civic and second-ranked Hyundai Elantra, both of which are all-new this year, earned 34% of their category in June 2016, up from 28% at this point one year ago.
Aside from the discontinued Buick Verano’s jump, the low-volume Mitsubishi Lancer’s improvement, the Nissan Sentra’s 8% uptick, and the Volkswagen Golf’s unexpected 4% rise, most competitors are falling hard and fast.
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The Detroit trio – Cruze, Dart, Focus – combined for a 30% loss in the first-half of 2016. The Mazda 3, once the prime candidate to become the Honda Civic’s successor as Canada’s best-selling car, is down 24%. The aging Volkswagen Jetta tumbled 29% in 2016’s first six months and is on track to end 2016 as the second-best-selling Volkswagen in Canada for the first time since 2010.
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 small cars of all kinds any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.