January 2018 – Sales
Canadian new light vehicle sales increased by 5.7% to 117,281 units in the first month of 2018. The robust demand for light trucks soared 9.1% to 85,906 units, representing 73.2 % of market share while passenger car sales fell 2.6% to 31,375 units.
All JAMA Canada members showed positive results in January. Passenger car sales increased 5.1% to 15,208 units and light truck sales jumped 16.0% to 28,096 units, altogether 43,304 deliveries up 11.9 % compared to the previous year. Market share also rose 2.0 points to 36.9%. Three members outperformed with double-digit gains: Honda Canada (+28.8%) was the growth leader in January, followed by Subaru Canada (+14.8%), Mazda Canada (+10.2%), Nissan Canada (+6.3%), Toyota Canada (+2.5%), and Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (+1.7%).