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Canada’s Best-Selling Vehicles

Feb. 13, 2018
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Last year was another banner year for the Ford F-Series pickup truck.

Do you have your sights set on buying a new vehicle this year? If so, then chances are you’ll be taking one of these best-sellers for a spin. But before you do, compare auto insurance quotes ahead of your test drive for a truer picture of the cost of ownership. Don’t wait to fall in love with a new set of wheels, only to find out it costs a lot to insure, after you’ve purchased it.

Top 10 Selling Vehicles in Canada

Without question, the best-selling vehicle in Canada is the Ford F-Series pickup truck, according to sales information from Good Car Bad Car. In fact, the competition isn’t even close. With more than 155,000 new trucks sold in 2017, the Ford pickup outsold the Ram pickup—its closest competitor—by almost 57,000 units.

  1. Ford F-Series pickup
  2. Ram pickup
  3. Honda Civic
  4. GMC Sierra
  5. Chevrolet Silverado
  6. Toyota RAV4
  7. Honda CR-V
  8. Toyota Corolla
  9. Ford Escape
  10. Dodge Grand Caravan

Compared to the previous year’s list of the best-selling vehicles in Canada, the Honda CR-V makes the cut this year at the expense of the Hyundai Elantra which came in eleventh. Also notable is the drop in popularity of the Dodge Grand Caravan; in 2016, this minivan was the fourth most popular vehicle in Canada but in 2017 its sales declined almost 9%.

Best-Selling Vehicles by Class

Given the wide variety of vehicles available, Good Car Bad Car also lists the top sellers by class. The following are the top five selling automobiles in 2017 for those categorized as a pickup, passenger car, SUV and minivan.

Top five pickup trucks

  1. Ford F-Series
  2. Ram pickup
  3. GMC Sierra
  4. Chevrolet Silverado
  5. Toyota Tacoma

Top five passenger cars

  1. Honda Civic
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Hyundai Elantra
  4. Mazda 3
  5. Chevrolet Cruze

Top five SUVs

  1. Toyota RAV4
  2. Honda CR-V
  3. Ford Escape
  4. Nissan Rogue
  5. Hyundai Tucson

Top five minivans

  1. Dodge Grand Caravan
  2. Toyota Sienna
  3. Honda Odyssey
  4. Chrysler Town & Country
  5. Kia Sedona

Shopping for a New Vehicle? Shop for Car Insurance Too

New or used, what you park in your driveway is one of the key factors in calculating your car insurance rate. But, not all insurers will rate your new set of wheels equally, which is why you can’t assume your current insurer will continue to offer you the best price for your coverage. When shopping for a new car this year, keep in mind to shop for insurance too.

Lesley Green

Lesley Green is a senior writer and editor at RATESDOTCA and has been a part of the team since 2002. During non-pandemic times she enjoys live theatre, travelling, curling and, depending on how well she's hitting the ball, golfing.

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