Canada Auto Manufacturer Sales Figures

2019 Canada Auto Sales Figures By Manufacturer

Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly Sales Figures for All Vehicles Sold in the Canada. Every Manufacturer Listed.

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2019 Canada Auto Sales by Manufacturer Analysis

Report Updated: With September 2019 Data on October 1st, 2019

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When you look at the manufacturer level in terms of sales in Canada, you’ll notice that it doesn’t look very good. Most of the companies experienced fewer sales for the month of September and when you look YTD.

There are only four companies that managed to see sales increases for the month of September. They are FCA, Hyundai Kia Auto Group, Daimler, and Volvo.

There was the same number of companies that have seen sales rise so far this year. They include Toyota, Hyundia Kia Auto Group, Tesla, and Volvo.

It’ll be interesting to see how the next few months go. With many of the number YTD being low sales decreases, there’s still time to turn things around.

Data will trickle in throughout the day with the numbers being finalized by EOD. GCBC is also happy to announce that we will be adding quarterly sales reports and comparisons in addition to monthly sales comparisons beginning this quarter. We will also be adding monthly sales tables and charts to the mix as well.

Note: FCA US LLC will end its practice of reporting U.S. and Canada sales on a monthly basis following June results. FCA US and FCA Canada will report monthly sales for May and June. The first quarterly report will occur on October 1, 2019, covering the months of July, August, and September.


Canada Best Selling Car Manufacturers Last Month

This data table looks at last month’s total passenger car sales volumes in the Canadian market by manufacturer. We compare Canadian manufacturer sales for last month with the same month last year. We also include the year to date sales numbers and compare with the same year to date numbers from last year. With both monthly and YTD sales numbers we have a growth rate column so you can better gauge an individual manufacturer’s sales success in the Canadian market.

Manufacturer Month LY Change YTD YTD Last Year YTD Change Month Share YTD Share
BMW Group 4,601 4,635 -0.73 33,432 35,033 -4.57 0.29 0.19
Daimler 4,028 3,558 13.21 34,060 37,799 -9.89 0.25 0.20
FCA 17,560 10,491 67.38 175,096 179,307 -2.35 1.09 1.02
Ford Motor Company 25,407 26,531 -4.24 231,693 238,948 -3.04 1.58 1.34
General Motors 23,622 25,566 -7.60 202,225 226,799 -10.84 1.47 1.17
Honda Motor Company 16,723 17,303 -3.35 148,897 154,175 -3.42 1.04 0.86
Hyundai Kia Auto Group 18,271 17,304 5.59 164,444 158,512 3.74 1.14 0.95
Jaguar Land Rover 1,255 1,268 -1.03 10,553 11,098 -4.91 0.08 0.06
Mazda 5,843 6,101 -4.23 51,417 58,587 -12.24 0.36 0.30
Nissan Motor Co 13,903 15,131 -8.12 126,686 135,768 -6.69 0.87 0.73
Subaru Corporation 4,755 5,622 -15.42 42,048 43,441 -3.21 0.30 0.24
Tesla 650 2,230 -70.85 10,950 8,610 27.18 0.04 0.06
Toyota Motor Corp 19,500 20,187 -3.40 183,920 175,316 4.91 1.21 1.07
Volkswagen Group 10,447 10,856 -3.77 83,128 90,021 -7.66 0.65 0.48
Volvo 871 778 11.95 7,506 7,069 6.18 0.05 0.04
∑ = 167,436 ∑ = 1,506,055

YTD Market Share Dynamics

This chart gives you a view of the year to date automotive sales volumes by manufacturer and how they make up the Canadian automotive market in terms of market share. You can see in this handy chart that the big manufacturer continue to make up a disproportionate amount of the market for new car sales.

YTD This Year vs YTD Last Year

This chart simply takes each manufacturer and compares their year to date sales with the year to date sales for the same time last year. Manufacturers where the dark green bar is lower than the light green have seen declines in sales year on year whereas manufacturers with a higher dark green bar and lower light green bar are seeing growth in volumes year on year.

YTD Automotive Manufacturer Analysis

This chart might seem a little complicated at first but once you understand it is very helpful. First, the size of the area for each manufacturer refers to their market share (i.e size). The bigger the circle the larger the manufacturer in terms of sales volumes (YTD). The position of the circle in the chart along the left axis looks at the year to date growth of that manufacturer. The higher the manufacturer is on the chart, the more year to date growth it is seeing in sales volumes. Along the bottom axis you can see the total volumes shipped by that manufacturer year to date.


Canada Quarterly Car Manufacturer Sales Numbers

This data table looks at quarterly sales performance by manufacturer in Canada. It includes all major manufacturer who sell in the Canadian market. We compare last quarter’s passenger car Canada sales at the manufacturer level with the same manufacturer’s sales quarter last year. We also include a growth rate too so you can see which manufacturers are growing and which ones are declining. The quarterly view of manufacturers sales growth often gives you a better picture of what is happening than monthly because it takes out some of the month to month noise.


Canada Car Manufacturer Sales by Month

This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for all car manufacturer in Canada on a month to month basis for the entire year so far. It includes all major manufacturer who sell vehicles in the Canadian market and you can see that the monthly manufacturer sales trends clearly. Seeing the individual manufacturer’s sales performance in this way gives you a good sense of the momentum (good or bad).

Manufacturer Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
BMW Group 2,352 2,665 3,638 5,218 4,492 3,625 3,322 3,519 4,601 0 0 0 33,432
Daimler 2,887 3,074 4,282 3,775 4,051 4,001 3,996 3,966 4,028 0 0 0 34,060
FCA 14,242 18,501 21,734 20,869 21,105 21,614 18,386 21,085 17,560 0 0 0 175,096
Ford Motor Company 16,154 18,250 27,915 28,745 32,814 30,325 25,428 26,655 25,407 0 0 0 231,693
General Motors 14,300 16,350 24,610 25,606 28,515 18,371 24,860 25,991 23,622 0 0 0 202,225
Honda Motor Company 10,793 11,944 19,552 16,198 20,687 16,939 17,691 18,370 16,723 0 0 0 148,897
Hyundai Kia Auto Group 9,965 11,646 17,793 20,749 22,229 21,557 21,193 21,041 18,271 0 0 0 164,444
Jaguar Land Rover 752 956 1,980 1,185 1,157 1,197 935 1,136 1,255 0 0 0 10,553
Mazda 3,745 3,824 6,250 6,311 6,380 6,025 6,631 6,408 5,843 0 0 0 51,417
Nissan Motor Co 9,409 10,347 18,734 13,829 16,548 16,489 13,167 14,260 13,903 0 0 0 126,686
Subaru Corporation 3,143 3,069 4,780 5,220 5,875 5,317 5,159 4,730 4,755 0 0 0 42,048
Tesla 2,350 2,350 2,350 650 650 650 650 650 650 0 0 0 10,950
Toyota Motor Corp 14,245 13,419 20,401 23,224 26,300 22,769 21,668 22,394 19,500 0 0 0 183,920
Volkswagen Group 6,240 6,355 9,267 10,636 10,530 9,206 9,588 10,832 10,447 0 0 0 83,101
Volvo 528 576 864 1,023 981 928 905 830 871 0 0 0 7,506
∑ = 111,105 ∑ = 123,326 ∑ = 184,150 ∑ = 183,238 ∑ = 202,314 ∑ = 179,013 ∑ = 173,579 ∑ = 181,867 ∑ = 167,436 ∑ = 0 ∑ = 0 ∑ = 0

Canada Car Manufacturer Sales by Quarter

Like the monthly view of manufacturer performance, the quarterly view is a broader, less volatile view. You can see automotive manufacturers who are building momentum over several years and those who are declining over the same period. It is a little easier to see in this view and less volatile too because monthly ups and downs are smoothed out.


Automotive Data Disclosures

Important note: Both Ford, GM, and FCA have switched to quarterly reporting, making it more difficult to accurately gauge sales. We won’t have results to report for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Ford, Lincoln, Jeep, Chrysler, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Dodge, and Ram until the end of each quarter.