Canada Automotive Market: Brand and Corporation Sales Rankings for August 2018

Here you will find the rankings of all the major automotive brands and corporations selling vehicles in the Canada market. Each month we compile the sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below. Note that the data trickles in throughout the day early in the month and we will update you in real time as we get the data.


Our Take Brand & Corporation Rankings

There was no repeat of GM’s August 2017 dominance in the Canadian auto market last month, as Ford nosed ahead with a 7.1% year-on-year increase in sales.

That boost saw Ford top GM’s total for the same month last year, outdoing its Detroit competitor on a daily-selling rate basis too as both months share the exact same number of days.

Year-on-year 1.9% fewer vehicles were sold in Canada than the same month last year as interest rate rises begin to bite. Year-to-date, sales are now behind by 1.8% overall

GM and FCA saw sales dip by 10.1% and 9.6% respectively as automakers from outside the Americas posted strong gains.

Toyota, Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Mazda and Subaru were among the Asian marques to have a bountiful August in Canada, while Nissan Canada celebrated an August record.


Canada Automotive Brand Rankings

In this table, we take the year to date automotive sales and rank the top brands. We have also included market share numbers for the month and year to date to see relative results more easily.

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Automaker Rankings – YTD

In this table, we take the year to date automotive sales and rank the top automakers. This is the corporation level results. We have also included market share numbers for the month and year to date to see relative results more easily.

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