The Ford F-Series remains the most popular vehicle in Canada in 2010.
Now with All-brands and All-models rankings instead of the Top 50 models.
New light vehicle sales in Canada recover somewhat in 2010 at +6.6% to 1.558.487 registrations, still the lowest volume since 2004. Ford (+18.6%) posts a stunning gain to widen the gap with Toyota (-17%) to an extraordinary 102.000 units, with Chevrolet (+16.9%) now threatening the Japanese carmaker’s 2nd place. Honda (+0.7%) remains at #4 ahead of Hyundai (+14.8%) breaking into the Canadian Top 5 brands for the first time since the eighties. Dodge (-15.4%) has split its commercial vehicles into the Ram brand landing directly at #10 below an euphoric GMC (+37.5%) posting the largest gain in the Top 20. We welcome a new brand from Toyota, Scion targeting young buyers at #34.
Model-wise, the Ford F-Series (+20.3%) smashes the all-time volume record for a single nameplate established by the Dodge Caravan in 2000 by more than 10.000 units, lifting it to just under 98.000 sales. The Honda Civic (-8.2%) now lies a whopping 40.000 units below and is threatened for 2nd place by the Dodge Grand Caravan (+37.3%) and Ram Pickup (+72.8%) breaking into the Canadian Top 5 for the very first time and knocking the Mazda3 (+1.7%) down to #5. The GMC Sierra (+21.8%), Ford Escape (+16.4%) and Chevrolet Silverado (+14.6%) all post impressive gains but hold onto their 2009 rankings while the Toyota Corolla (-28.3%) freefalls 6 spots to #9 and the Hyundai Elantra (+12.7%) remains at #10.
Full Year 2010 Top 43 All-brands and Top 295 All-models vs. Full 2009 figures below.