October 4, 2005


Car and light truck sales down in September

Richmond Hill, Ontario – Most Japanese automakers’ sales were up and domestics were down in September, with an overall 2.4 per cent drop in sales from September of 2004, reports industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers.

Sales were as follows:

Manufacturer September 2005 September 2004 Change %
General Motors 32,780 36,738 -10.8
Ford 15,097 15,720 -4.0
Chrysler 16,115 16,970 -5.0
BMW/Mini 1,748 1,871 -6.6
Honda/Acura 11,577 11,171 +3.6
Hyundai 5,745 6,154 -6.6
Kia 2,670 2,635 +1.3
Mazda 6,331 5,417 +16.9
Mercedes-Benz 1,380 1,237 +11.6
Mitsubishi 740 902 -18.0
Nissan/Infiniti 7,085 6,119 +15.8
Porsche 119 141 -15.6
Subaru 1,401 1,422 -1.5
Suzuki 885 731 +21.1
Toyota/Lexus 15,341 14,881 +3.1
VW/Audi 4,040 3,704 +9.1
Land Rover 175 108 +62.0
Jaguar 139 151 -7.9
Volvo 807 1,161 -30.5
Total 124,175 127,233 -2.4

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