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

December 13, 2019
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, OCTOBER 2019

Year-to-date

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.9% over Jan-Oct 2018. The 45,062 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Oct 2019 represent a sales value of $1,730.0 million, up 2.4% over Jan-Oct 2018.

In Canada Jan-Oct 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.8% over Jan-Oct 2018. The 1,701,049 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Oct 2019 represent a sales value of $73.4 billion, down 0.2% over Jan-Oct 2018.

Country of Manufacturer

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, North American manufactured new motor vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.4% (73.9% share) over Jan-Oct 2018. North American manufactured new motor vehicles Sales Value increased 2.8% (76.6% share) over Jan-Oct 2018.

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, for New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Unit Sales decreased 5.4% (26.1% share) over Jan-Oct 2018. For New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Sales Value increased 0.9% (23.4% share) over Jan-Oct 2018.

Passenger Cars and Trucks

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, passenger car Unit Sales decreased 18.8% (28.2% share)  to 12,725 units over Jan-Oct 2018, and passenger car Sales Value decreased 14.3% (20.7% share)  to $358 million over Jan-Oct 2018.

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, truck/SUV Unit Sales increased 3.5% (71.8% share)  to 32,337 units over Jan-Oct 2018, and truck/SUV Sales Value increased 7.9% (79.3% share)  to $1,372 million over Jan-Oct 2018.

Average Prices

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 6.6% over Jan-Oct 2018 to $38,392, the passenger car average price increased 5.6% over Jan-Oct 2018 to $28,124, the truck/suv average price increased 4.2% over Jan-Oct 2018 to $42,433.

In Canada Jan-Oct 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 3.8% over Jan-Oct 2018 to $43,125.

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



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