January 2018 Canada Passenger Car Sales Rankings – Top 143 Best-Selling Cars In Canada – Every Car Ranked

The Top 143 Best Selling Cars in Canada – January 2018 YTD

Here you will find the YTD passenger car leaders in Canada for January 2018 YTD. Each month we compile passenger car sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.

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Our Take On The Passenger Car Numbers

Having been outsold by the Hyundai Elantra during the final month of 2017 (though still coming out on top in YTD terms), the Honda Civic retakes its crown atop the Canadian passenger car sales in January with 34.1% sales growth to start the year.

The Chevrolet Cruze, in second place, doubles its sales volume on last January to rocket into a podium position. January’s stellar total marks the Cruze’s best January on record, and its best month since June 2017.

Overall, the passenger car segment grew by 3.26%, with large blotches of red further down the table met and bested by the growth by many of the higher-volume models.

Volkswagen’s Golf saw a significant increase year-on-year, though it remains in fifth position as it was last January thanks to the aforementioned Cruze’s strong January.

The Subaru Impreza had its second consecutive month in which it did not post year-on-year growth, following sixteen growth months in a row in the Canadian market.

Demand for small premium cars – Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3-Series, Audi A4 – generally fell, while their larger brethren (in the case of the Mercedes-Benz and BMW at least) ended January with significant growth on last year’s sales.

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Top Passenger Car Sales Figures – This Month

This sales table of shows the top passenger car sales performers in Canada, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.

For reference CA = Canada Sales for the month, CA LY = Last Year’s Canada Sales for the month, CA vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = Canada Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s Canada Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.

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Top Passenger Car Sales Figures – Chart

Below is a chart showing how the best selling passenger car stack up against each other in terms share of the top spots. Please note that this isn’t total market share for the total passenger car market, just how the top models stack up against each other. This chart is synched with the above sales table so you can sort and edit that table to see different cuts of the data in this chart.

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