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Thomas StorringDirector – Economics and Statistics
Tel: 902-424-2410Email: thomas.storring@novascotia.ca

September 16, 2019
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, JULY 2019

Year-to-date

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 5.1% over Jan-Jul 2018. The 31,531 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Jul 2019 represent a sales value of $1,192.1 million, up 0.2% over Jan-Jul 2018.

In Canada Jan-Jul 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 4.6% over Jan-Jul 2018. The 1,181,774 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Jul 2019 represent a sales value of $50.8 billion, down 1.6% over Jan-Jul 2018.

Country of Manufacturer

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, North American manufactured new motor vehicles Unit Sales decreased 4.0% (75.0% share) over Jan-Jul 2018. North American manufactured new motor vehicles Sales Value increased 0.7% (77.3% share) over Jan-Jul 2018.

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, for New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Unit Sales decreased 8.0% (25.0% share) over Jan-Jul 2018. for New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Sales Value decreased 1.6% (22.7% share) over Jan-Jul 2018.

Passenger Cars and Trucks

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, passenger car Unit Sales decreased 21.4% (29.3% share)  to 9,227 units over Jan-Jul 2018. Passenger car Sales Value decreased 17.6% (21.7% share)  to $258 million over Jan-Jul 2018

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, truck/SUV Unit Sales increased 3.9% (70.7% share) to 22,304 units over Jan-Jul 2018. Truck/SUV Sales Value increased 6.5% (78.3% share) to $934 million over Jan-Jul 2018.

Average Prices

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jul 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 5.5% over Jan-Jul 2018 to $37,808.  The passenger car average price increased 4.9% over Jan-Jul 2018 to $27,991.  The truck/SUV average price increased 2.5% over Jan-Jul 2018 to $41,870.

In Canada Jan-Jul 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 3.1% over Jan-Jul 2018 to $42,991.

Statistics Canada. Table 20-10-0001-01 New motor vehicle sales



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