The downward trend we’ve been witnessing throughout 2019 is reflected in the latest sales numbers posted by automakers.
Across Canada, 1,923,729 light-duty vehicles found a home last year compared with 1,996,037 in 2018, according to the Automotive News Data Center. That’s a difference of 3.6 percent and the first drop in over a decade.
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We’re still looking at the fourth-best year ever in terms of total vehicle sales, mind you.
While passenger cars fell 16.1 percent in all of 2019, SUVs and pickups gained 1.6 percent.
Ford remains the number one automaker in Canada with 287,784 units sold. As far as luxury vehicles go, Mercedes-Benz once again dominates with 45,828 units.
It’s interesting to note that Toyota, Ram and Mitsubishi all achieved record years in 2019.
Keep following The Car Guide in the next few days to see the list of the top 10 best-selling models in Canada!