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Canada September 2014: General Motors up 34%

Buick Regal Canada September 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comBuick Regal – Buick sales are up 111% year-on-year in September. 

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 254 models, Top 34 brands and Top 15 groups! *

New light vehicle sales are up another very impressive 13% year-on-year in September to a record 168,090 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 1.426.427 units, up 5.5% on a record 2013 figure and still above France (1.337.327) at 9th largest car market in the world so far this year… Group-wise we witness a momentous change this month: Ford Motor Co. tops the ranking with 16.2% market share and overtakes the Fiat Chrysler Group to also take the lead year-to-date at 227,098 units and 15,9% vs. 225,166 and 15.8%. In line with its USA score, General Motors lodges an astounding 34% year-on-year surge to 24,555 sales and 14.6% share and ranks 2nd in September above Chrysler. Toyota Motor Co. passes Hyundai-Kia at #4 while Nissan Motor Co. remains below Honda Motor Co. at #7 but gains 28% on September 2013.

Jeep Cherokee Canada September 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comJeep Cherokee. Jeep sales are up 140% in Canada this month.

In the brands ranking, below Ford (+5%) and Toyota (+8%), Chevrolet is up two spots on August to jump onto the podium thanks to sales up a huge 31% to 13,883 units, kicking down Honda to #4 and Hyundai to #5. Nissan is up 31% in 6th place, GMC up 32% at #7, Jeep up an out-of-this-world 140% to 6,782 sales and 10th place, Audi up 42% to #17, Mitsubishi up 41% to #18, Buick up 111% to #19 and Chrysler up 28% to #20.

VW Golf Canada September 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe VW Golf is among Canada’s 20 most popular vehicles in September.

Model-wise, the Ford F-Series gains ground year-on-year for the 4th straight month at +2% to 12,633 registrations, adding up to an all-time record 97.223 units after 9 months. The Honda Civic overtakes the Ram Pickup to finish 2nd thanks to sales up 10% while the Ford Escape is up one spot on August and 26% year-on-year to rank 4th overall for the third time in the past 12 months after October 2013 and last April. The GMC Sierra (+32% to #5), Toyota RAV4 (+56% to #7) and Chevrolet Silverado (+43% to #8) do even better. The VW Golf breaks into the Canadian Top 20 for the first time since BSCB started following Canada monthly in 2010 at #20 with sales doubling year-on-year to 2,073 units, now only 308 below its sedan sister the Jetta.

Acura TLX Canada September 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comFirst appearance of the Acura TLX in the Canada sales charts.

Further down, the Nissan Micra is up 10 spots on August to break into the Canadian Top 50 for the second time in the past 3 months at #42, the Jeep Patriot is up 164% year-on-year to #43, the Jeep Compass up 168% to #48, the BMW 4 Series is up 7 ranks on last month to a best-ever #91, the Acura TLX lands directly inside the Top 100 at #96 for its first appearance in the ranking, the Audi Q3 is up a further 9 spots to #105 and the Mercedes GLA arrives at #143 with 184 sales.

Previous month: Canada August 2014: Jeep, Lincoln, Porsche up in record market

One year ago: Canada September 2013: Ford F-Series and Dodge Ram back to high ground

Full September 2014 Top 254 models, Top 34 brands and Top 15 groups Ranking Tables below.

Canada September 2014 – groups:

PosGroupSep-14%/13Aug2014%/13PosFY13
1Ford Motor Co.27,14816.2%5%1227,09815.9%1%11
2General Motors24,55514.6%34%3189,28713.3%5%33
3Fiat Chrysler Group23,74214.1%20%2225,16615.8%9%22
4Toyota Motor Co.18,33510.9%6%5155,49610.9%4%55
5Hyundai-Kia17,79210.6%-4%4165,57011.6%-1%44
6Honda Motor Co.15,0058.9%7%6128,6609.0%6%66
7Nissan Motor Co.10,9426.5%28%789,2786.3%29%77
8Volkswagen Group9,2865.5%19%872,9455.1%10%88
9Mazda6,3383.8%12%956,9214.0%2%99
10Daimler AG3,9302.3%7%1229,4732.1%8%1111
11Subaru3,8072.3%15%1031,4222.2%16%1012
12BMW-Mini3,7682.2%8%1128,0042.0%2%1210
13Mitsubishi2,3821.4%41%1317,4161.2%8%1313
14Jaguar-Land Rover5830.3%-7%145,8210.4%26%1414
15Volvo Cars NA4280.3%18%153,4770.2%-7%1515

Canada September 201 – brands:

PosBrandSep-14%/13Aug2014%/13PosFY13
1Ford26,49215.8%5%1222,31815.6%1%11
2Toyota16,4759.8%8%2139,2709.8%4%22
3Chevrolet13,8838.3%31%5110,3707.7%2%44
4Honda13,3417.9%7%3114,9988.1%7%33
5Hyundai12,0097.1%3%4109,3857.7%0%55
6Nissan10,0496.0%31%681,6405.7%31%67
7GMC7,5394.5%32%1256,8994.0%6%1011
8Dodge7,2744.3%-12%874,6585.2%-7%76
9Ram7,1334.2%9%770,2584.9%9%88
10Jeep6,7824.0%140%1054,1673.8%60%1213
11Volkswagen6,3813.8%12%1351,1673.6%7%1312
12Mazda6,3383.8%12%956,9214.0%2%910
13Kia5,7833.4%-15%1156,1853.9%-4%119
14Subaru3,8072.3%15%1431,4222.2%16%1414
15Mercedes3,6832.2%14%1627,7481.9%8%1515
16BMW3,3982.0%16%1524,4861.7%6%1616
17Audi2,4901.5%42%1917,9571.3%16%1819
18Mitsubishi2,3821.4%41%1817,4161.2%8%1918
19Buick2,2621.3%111%2014,2441.0%32%2022
20Chrysler2,1131.3%28%1719,2511.3%-14%1717
21Acura1,6641.0%10%2213,6621.0%-4%2120
22Lexus1,5010.9%-5%2112,8900.9%9%2221
23Infiniti8930.5%2%237,6380.5%11%2424
24Cadillac8710.5%-3%247,7740.5%15%2323
25Lincoln6560.4%3%254,7800.3%11%2627
26Land Rover4480.3%-11%284,6690.3%28%2728
27Fiat4400.3%-25%266,8320.5%7%2525
28Volvo4280.3%18%313,4770.2%-7%3030
29Porsche4150.2%25%273,8210.3%36%2831
30Mini3700.2%-35%303,5180.2%-20%2926
31Scion3590.2%-7%293,3360.2%-18%3129
32Smart2470.1%-43%321,7250.1%3%3233
33Jaguar1350.1%12%331,1520.1%18%3334
34Maserati490.0%123%343930.0%187%3435

Canada September 2014 – models:

PosModelSep-14/13Aug2014/13PosFY13
1Ford F-Series12,6332%197,2230%11
2Honda Civic6,88610%351,9368%33
3Ram Pick-up6,7145%266,6755%22
4Ford Escape5,10726%539,58418%67
5GMC Sierra4,77832%736,3423%85
6Toyota Corolla4,409-1%639,03514%78
7Toyota RAV44,32856%1127,1839%1113
8Chevrolet Silverado4,29443%1031,7579%1010
9Mazda33,84916%833,0169%99
10Dodge Grand Caravan3,6780%441,22012%46
11Hyundai Elantra3,562-30%940,060-10%54
12Chevrolet Cruze3,22922%1626,1783%1212
13Honda CR-V2,96131%1225,8613%1311
14Hyundai Santa Fe2,875-3%1324,98111%1515
15Nissan Rogue2,80083%1422,28877%1626
16Hyundai Accent2,41932%1718,74119%1820
17Dodge Journey2,403-3%2219,516-12%1716
18VW Jetta2,381-21%1525,2168%1414
19Jeep Cherokee2,15512576%2116,40296382%21119
20VW Golf2,073101%238,061-15%4233
21Ford Focus1,934-14%1917,882-14%2017
22Jeep Wrangler1,79034%1818,62720%1921
23Mazda CX-51,71924%2015,0479%2323
24Ford Edge1,6596%2714,1793%2524
25Chevrolet Equinox1,57511%3015,4023%2219
26Nissan Sentra1,55057%3411,5961%2930
27Hyundai Sonata1,535140%2510,611-5%3229
28Honda Accord1,46510%2813,4830%2625
29Ford Fusion1,4551%2614,508-13%2418
30Ford Explorer1,43431%369,90422%3341
31GMC Terrain1,32837%449,1711%3834
32Toyota Camry1,297-35%3512,008-14%2822
33Kia Rio1,280-6%2412,092-7%2727
34Kia Sorento1,236-19%3310,663-8%3128
35Chevrolet Malibu1,168207%585,3452%6970
36Hyundai Tucson1,12873%469,6566%3436
37Chevrolet Trax1,05492%476,60120%5768
38Toyota Sienna1,04919%379,038-2%4035
39Kia Soul1,01952%327,92731%4363
40BMW 3-Series1,014-26%427,462-24%5131
41Jeep Grand Cherokee97027%299,55614%3538
42Nissan Micra969new525,096new70 –
43Jeep Patriot941164%784,5501%8085
44Subaru Forester938-2%509,55519%3640
45Chrysler 200936-4%417,864-21%4537
46Subaru Outback93671%515,81227%6575
47Chrysler Town & Country932105%317,8443%4654
48Jeep Compass926168%705,032-7%7273
49Mitsubishi RVR91134%794,960-15%7359
50Kia Forte89821%389,2261%3739
51Nissan Pathfinder88922%557,31936%5455
52Subaru Impreza8851%487,9184%4446
53Honda Odyssey87825%439,10518%3945
54Buick Verano874121%685,63425%6783
55VW Tiguan84633%458,15951%4167
56Toyota Tacoma826-10%547,621-5%4944
57Toyota Yaris79160%496,80113%5661
58Audi Q579119%625,9719%6364
59Nissan Versa772-45%4011,29429%3032
60Nissan Altima730-40%397,719-6%4743
61Toyota Highlander73016%717,42931%5260
62Toyota Tundra723-1%537,57650%5065
63Nissan Murano721124%723,53829%94106
64Ford Fiesta701-39%577,371-8%5348
65Mercedes C Class694-5%844,958-29%7451
66Lexus RX672-12%635,785-1%6658
67Subaru XV Crosstrek67217%695,36622%6876
68Toyota Venza6506%616,202-11%6153
69Mercedes GLK64918%1054,053-12%9079
70Mitsubishi Outlander64768%674,0652%8986
71VW Passat/CC638-10%756,0576%6256
72Buick Encore59381%664,34574%84102
73Mitsubishi Lancer5708%565,045-17%7166
74Dodge Dart560-18%646,518-13%5847
75Kia Sportage559-24%744,756-11%7769
76Chevrolet Express55536%933,630-1%9292
77Chevrolet Sonic554-31%826,345-16%6050
78Toyota Matrix551-16%605,939-35%6442
79Acura MDX52312%764,496-1%8177
80GMC Savana519-10%774,3314%8581
81Nissan Frontier494139%1362,81332%105117
82Acura RDX4850%864,8647%7578
83Honda Pilot482-35%654,720-5%7872
84BMW X5461-4%1134,34970%8391
85Mercedes Sprinter46016%1083,21222%97104
86Mercedes M Class436-16%804,20624%8888
87BMW X343413%893,956-15%9182
88Audi A4432-12%924,301-5%8680
89Kia Optima425-56%816,424-20%5952
90GMC Acadia40831%734,26626%8789
91BMW 4-Series401new982,499new113198
92Audi A33937760%1211,604356%143219
93Lexus IS39021%943,09485%101124
94Mercedes E/CLS Class38622%972,90925%104107
95Honda Fit381-52%1037,65228%4849
96Acura TLX381new –381new205 –
97Ford Transit Connect37551%1112,062-38%12699
98Toyota 4Runner36224%902,99840%102115
99Buick Enclave35469%1002,5408%112108
100Infiniti QX60/JX3534328%1152,5987%111114
101Dodge Charger340-35%1603,153-21%9893
102Chevrolet Traverse33977%883,09824%100109
103Cadillac SRX337-20%993,27420%95101
104GMC Yukon334568%1171,44037%149160
105Audi Q3328new114610new186 –
106Nissan Titan3271%1312,4012%118105
107Mercedes CLA-Class326202%1092,7302428%108193
108BMW X6311143%1936928%181181
109Subaru Legacy31031%1291,84927%133141
110Fiat 500307-33%834,779-18%7671
111Buick LaCrosse307234%1621,11820%163165
112Kia Rondo305-55%964,5770%7974
113Nissan Juke296-16%1012,968-5%10396
114Ford Mustang292-11%854,391-4%8287
115Lincoln MKC277new95937new169 –
116Mini Countryman266-8%1331,60716%142138
117Cadillac ATS264-1%1302,61221%110110
118Mazda52630%1073,1054%99103
119Hyundai Veloster262-27%912,803-28%10690
120Chevrolet Tahoe261119%1061,3589%151149
121Mitsubishi Mirage247205%873,2603925%96192
122BMW X124744%1532,137-3%122118
123Smart ForTwo247-43%1161,7253%137134
124Chrysler 30024514%1973,543-24%9384
125Ram Cargo Van243111%1321,88362%131155
126BMW 5-Series242-10%1261,714-3%138122
127VW Touareg24056%1341,6748%140137
128Infiniti Q50239-24%1122,497313%114161
129Lexus ES236-19%1102,038-16%128116
130Toyota Prius V2332%1251,868-12%132123
131Mazda6225-24%1022,428-34%11795
132Hyundai Genesis22420%1042,4775%116120
133Mercedes B Class222-11%1182,121-13%123112
134Acura ILX21930%1202,220-17%121113
135Ford E-Series217-40%596,8950%5557
136Chevrolet Impala217-14%1232,480-24%115100
137Lincoln MKX205-42%1222,115-14%124111
138Toyota Prius C201-23%1352,101-10%125121
139Mercedes GL Class199-20%1471,812-3%135127
140Ford Taurus194-13%1192,788-24%10794
141Mazda2184-31%1371,836-44%13497
142Volvo XC6018437%1581,184-11%160147
143Mercedes GLA184new –184new231 –
144Ram ProMaster1761856%1421,70018789%139228
145Infiniti QX50/EX17277%1491,41828%150156
146GMC Yukon XL1722%1271,34866%152164
147VW Beetle17116%1571,616-17%141128
148Dodge Challenger16399%1731,331-5%155152
149Toyota Prius162-17%1481,488-25%146130
150Honda Ridgeline161-40%1451,4780%147136
151Audi A51555%1241,805-1%136131
152Cadillac Escalade153122%170550-10%190179
153Scion FR-S14945%1441,334-14%154142
154Range Rover Evoque146-22%1511,272-3%158144
155Chevrolet Volt145146%1431,29497%156175
156Chevrolet Camaro14324%1392,63034%109135
157Range Rover Sport141-35%1411,91258%129143
158Audi Q7141-28%1521,4576%148145
159Ford C-Max14115%1551,1683%161158
160Audi A613623%16589314%170170
161Porsche Macan136new140798new175 –
162Chevrolet Spark135-48%1501,341-34%153125
163Buick Regal134168%18560715%187183
164Fiat 500L133-1%1562,053254%127176
165Scion tC118-26%159972-17%167154
166Dodge Durango117-18%1642,34861%119140
167Porsche Cayenne117-36%1541,5455%144139
168Volvo S60/V601165%1691,49846%145159
169Honda Crosstour11671%176680-25%182168
170Nissan Leaf113214%161805111%173204
171Nissan NV2001095%171945128%168185
172Lincoln MKZ108-45%1721,1673%162150
173Lexus CT1070%1798283%171173
174Mini Cooper104-63%1461,911-37%13098
175BMW 2 Series101new174567new189 –
176BMW X4100new183210new227 –
177Ford Flex9149%1282,24224%120133
178Ford Expedition9142%186993-14%166148
179Toyota Avalon8665%178767-22%177162
180Chevrolet Orlando85-58%1771,200-40%159132
181Mercedes S/CL-Class73387%199758138%178205
182Volvo XC9072140%192340-21%212202
183Land Rover LR271129%19146825%198200
184Nissan NV709%188532-34%192171
185Mazda CX-969-35%1671,009-14%165157
186Ford Transit68new201128new238 –
187Cadillac CTS67-19%17579413%176172
188Chevrolet Corvette65491%1821,029595%164223
189Nissan Xterra6436%180800-6%174169
190Chevrolet Suburban64-41%163670-24%183163
191Porsche 9116410%18464821%185188
192Subaru BRZ59-38%181809-11%172167
193Range Rover5979%18971671%180196
194Audi A757-23%16675743%179186
195Volvo XC7055-10%213407-16%201191
196Nissan Maxima52-71%168662-43%184153
197Jaguar XF5213%2034340%199194
198Nissan Armada51-2%207334-18%213199
199Scion xB50-15%187520-20%194178
200Lexus GX48153%22141392%200220
201Cadillac XTS47-13%206513-8%195180
202Infiniti QX70/FX45-15%196348-31%209195
203Jaguar XJ4429%2182790%220221
204Toyota Sequoia42-36%2025351%191182
205Acura TL39-87%1381,288-27%157129
206Infiniti QX80/QX563911%2093489%208209
207Porsche Panamera39-25%20029717%218222
208Porsche Boxster3881%211311-9%214210
209Infiniti Q60/G37-51%195356-79%207146
210Kia Sedona35-58%198385-39%202184
211BMW 7-Series34-26%21027712%221214
212Jaguar F-Type336%20436697%206234
213VW Eos3252%205384-15%203201
214Nissan 370Z31-6%214343-14%210206
215Land Rover LR431-14%212301-7%216207
216Toyota FJ Cruiser29-29%19058423%188189
217Mazda MX-5 Miata2921%208480-5%197197
218Lincoln Navigator2932%226164-26%234226
219Lexus GS28-50%194381-26%204190
220Audi TT26-16%224266-13%222216
221BMW 6 Series24-47%2153413%211208
222Mercedes SLK2414%217304-3%215213
223Scion iQ24-25%227280-28%219203
224Lincoln MKT23-43%229221-25%224212
225BMW i323new216139new236 –
226Audi A822-8%225193-8%230227
227Kia Cadenza21-55%220114-19%239237
228Porsche Cayman196%22221613%226231
229Mercedes SL-Class18-51%223298-17%217211
230Scion xD18-28%219230-24%223217
231Infiniti Q70/M18-45%24373-66%248230
232Acura RL/RLX16-43%24520259%229238
233Lincoln MKS14-44%235176-14%232229
234Lexus LX13-35%2312176%225225
235Mercedes G Class11-31%2301672%233236
236Honda CR-Z11175%2288348%246250
237Nissan GT-R10-33%239109-1%241243
238Audi R8929%2411004%242245
239Lexus LS740%232133-15%237235
240Subaru Tribeca7-71%238113-36%240233
241Dodge (SRT) Viper7-22%24287149%244254
242Mitsubishi i-MiEV7-42%23686-39%245241
243Dodge Avenger6-99%234485-93%19662
244BMW Z46-45%240141-35%235232
245Toyota Land Cruiser6-76%24688-30%243240
246Jaguar XK6-40%24473-8%247248
247Kia K9005new25021new254 –
248Hyundai Equus4-50%23356-10%250249
249Cadillac ELR3new23731new253 –
250Porsche 918 Spyder2new2485new258 –
251Nissan Quest1-98%24963-90%249187
252Volvo S801-88% –4817%251253
253Mercedes SLS AMG1-88%24736-28%252252
254Acura ZDX10% –6-83%257255

Source: Manufacturers, Desrosiers, AIAMC, ANDC via GCBC

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  1. That’s very interesting that the VW Golf is on the top 20. Why is VW doing well in Canada but not in the USA with the same range of cars and similar car buying culture?

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