Small SUV Sales In Canada – August 2018


Best Selling Small SUVs in Canada for August 2018

Here you will find the Small SUV sales leaders in Canada for August 2018. Each month we compile the Small SUV 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 Small SUV Sales Numbers

An updraft of newcomers provides the tall hatch and crossover segment of the Canadian SUV market with a 58.2% year-on-year increase for the month of August. Year-to-date, these entry-level SUVs have seen popularity skyrocket, with the total number sold in this category up a staggering 74% on the performance through August 2017.

Qashqai still leads the charge, while the Kicks – a new replacement for the Juke, adds to the bottom line in the midfield. Hyundai’s Kona – also recently introduced – was the second-biggest seller here in August, ahead of established nameplates from Mazda, Subaru and Buick.

Small SUV sales were overall stable in August compared with 2017’s levels, with a few marques making ground on their performance this time last year. Most improved was the Mitsubishi Outlander, with its uptick providing the Japanese brand with a 18% overall increase in sales in Canada.


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Small SUV Sales Figures – This Month

This sales table of shows the top Small SUV sales performers in the 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.

Small SUV Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Buick Envision 178 273 -34.80 1,791 2,145 -16.50
Chevrolet Equinox 1,737 1,818 -4.50 15,322 16,956 -9.60
Dodge Journey 277 597 -53.60 4,696 9,527 -50.70
Ford Escape 3,852 4,219 -8.70 31,073 31,918 -2.60
GMC Terrain 1,227 1,140 7.60 9,076 9,356 -3.00
Honda CR-V 4,856 4,497 8.00 37,825 32,467 16.50
Hyundai Tucson 2,805 2,747 2.10 19,226 21,039 -8.60
Jeep Cherokee 2,417 1,898 27.30 16,847 16,783 0.40
Jeep Compass 823 1,096 -24.90 7,248 4,190 73.00
Jeep Patriot 1 48 -97.90 1 2,865 -100.00
Jeep Renegade 55 177 -68.90 945 2,494 -62.10
Kia Sportage 1,286 1,097 17.20 8,468 9,201 -8.00
Mazda CX-5 2,310 2,513 -8.10 18,419 16,652 10.60
Mitsubishi Outlander 1,288 622 107.10 7,853 4,765 64.80
Nissan Rogue 3,444 3,702 -7.00 28,906 29,468 -1.90
Subaru Forester 1,075 918 17.10 8,466 9,268 -8.70
Toyota RAV4 4,980 4,782 4.10 35,705 34,365 3.90
Volkswagen Tiguan 2,010 2,323 -13.50 12,510 7,681 62.90
Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Total 34,621 Total 34,467 Total 264,377 Total 261,140

Tall Hatch and Crossover SUV Sales

Model CA CA LY CA vs LY YTD YTD LY YTD vs LY
Buick Encore 990 938 5.50 7,195 5,898 22.00
Chevrolet Trax 427 463 -7.80 3,282 4,088 -19.70
Fiat 500X 7 8 -12.50 54 801 -93.30
Ford EcoSport 581 0 0.00 4,471 0 0.00
Honda HR-V 719 772 -6.90 7,671 10,352 -25.90
Hyundai Kona 1,624 0 0.00 9,471 0 0.00
Mazda CX-3 1,271 932 36.40 9,247 6,732 37.40
Mini Countryman 223 142 57.00 1,545 855 80.70
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 412 0 0.00 2,140 0 0.00
Nissan Juke 0 146 -100.00 0 1,715 -100.00
Nissan Kicks 743 0 0.00 2,233 0 0.00
Nissan Qashqai 2,047 1,557 31.50 12,965 3,704 250.00
Subaru Crosstrek 1,138 1,477 -23.00 9,791 6,123 59.90
Total 10,182 Total 6,435 Total 70,065 Total 40,268