January 24, 2005

2004 Canadian top ten best-sellers announced

Toronto, Ontario – The Ford F-Series pickup truck was the best-selling vehicle in Canada in 2004, repeating its best-selling performance from 2003, according to sales figures released by Desrosiers Automotive Consultants. The F-Series truck, which was redesigned for 2004, had annual sales of 71,754, a 4.9% increase from 2003.

Number two on the list was the Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan with total 2004 sales of 63,559, a 2.7% increase over 2003.

The third best-selling vehicle in Canada last year was the Honda Civic (sedan, coupe and hatchback models) with 2004 sales of 61,041, a 4.5% decrease from 2003. The Civic was the best-selling passenger car overall last year, a repeat from 2003.

The Toyota Corolla sedan was fourth, with annual sales of 44,563, an 8.4% decline from 2003. The hot-selling Mazda3 (sedan and hatchback), a new model for 2004, was fifth with total sales of 42,680 – up an astounding 1215% when compared to its predecessor the Prot

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