Canada March 2012: Nissan Rogue and Mazda CX-5 take off
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The Canadian models ranking podium is back to 'normal' this month with the Ford F-Series leading at 9,773 units, its best month since last September, ahead of the Dodge RAM at 6,684 sales and the Honda Civic at 6,037 units meaning the ranking is identical to the 2012 year-to-date and Full Year 2011 ones. The Hyundai Elantra stays #4 while the Dodge Grand Caravan is down 2 spots on February to #5. The Honda CR-V new generation shines at #7 with 4,104 sales.
The Nissan Rogue reaches its best-ever ranking in the country, up 6 ranks to #15 with 2,224 sales and is now #20 year-to-date vs.#29 in 2011. The Canadian market is similar to the Australian one in the way consumers go for similar but smaller cars than in the USA. So it's no surprise that the Mazda CX-5 manages to gain a huge 94 spots to land in 25th place with 1,649 sales for its very first full month of sales in the country (it ranks #19 in Australia this month).
Further down the ranking, the Kia Optima continues to progress, up 4 spots on February to #32, the Fiat 500 is up a massive 22 ranks to a best-ever 33rd place with 1,207 sales, the Chevrolet Orlando is up 6 ranks to #54, the Buick Verano is up 37 to #66, the Toyota Prius C lands directly in 101st position for its first month of sales in the country at 328 units and ahead of the Prius at #109, the VW Beetle new generation is up to #123 and the Lexus GS is up to #145.
Previous month: Canada February 2012: Dodge Grand Caravan back on podium
Full March 2012 Top 150 Ranking Table below.