Sales – June 2019

Light vehicle sales in Canada slid down for the sixteenth consecutive month, falling 7.2% to 185,741 units in June. Passenger car sales dropped 21.3% to 48,116 units, while light truck sales lagged 1.0% to 137,625 units.

Japanese automakers’ sales as a group declined by 8.4% to 67,539 units. Total passenger car sales dropped 17.6% in June to 23,147 units, while sales of light trucks slipped 2.7% to 4,392 units. All members fell into negative territory in June, with the following results:  Subaru Canada (-0.6%), Toyota Canada (-2.2%), Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (-7.1%), Honda Canada (-9.7%), Nissan Canada (-13.0%), and Mazda Canada (-20.2%).

YTD: 1st half – 2019

At the end of the first half, total Canadian vehicles sales dropped 5.5% to 980,107 units in 2019. Passenger car sales declined 14.9% to 262,679 units, while light truck sales were down slightly 1.5% to 717,428 units. Light trucks captured 73.2 % market share for the YTD, rising 3.0 points from 2018.

JAMA Canada members half year sales dropped 2.8% to 362,263 units. Passenger car sales dropped 11.8% to 125,461 units, while light truck sales rose 2.7% to 236,802 units. Members’ YTD results were mixed: Toyota Canada was the growth leader (+3.7%, 120,368 units), followed by Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (+2.9%, 13,672 units), Subaru Canada (-1.7%, 27,404 units), Honda Canada (-3.8%, 96,600 units), Nissan Canada (-6.4%, 71,684 units), and Mazda Canada (-15.8%, 32,535 units).

June 2019 Sales – JAMA