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

May 14, 2020
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, FEBRUARY 2020

YEAR-TO-DATE

In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020,  New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 1.4% over Jan-Feb 2019. The 5,587 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Feb 2020 represent a sales value of $219.9 million,  up 5.4% over Jan-Feb 2019.

In Canada Jan-Feb 2020,  New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales increased 1.4% over Jan-Feb 2019. The 239,257 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Feb 2020 represent a sales value of $10.6 billion,  up 4.6% over Jan-Feb 2019.

 

Country of Manufacturer

In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020, North American manufactured new motor vehicles Unit Sales decreased 2.7% (75.4% share) over Jan-Feb 2019. North American manufactured new motor vehicles Sales Value increased 4.9% (77.9% share) over Jan-Feb 2019.

 In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020, for  New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Unit Sales increased 2.9% (24.6% share) over Jan-Feb 2019. For New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Sales Value increased 7.1% (22.1% share) over Jan-Feb 2019.

 

Passenger Cars and Trucks

In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020, passenger car Unit Sales decreased 20.4% (22.4% share)  to 1,250 units over Jan-Feb 2019, and passenger car Sales Value decreased 15.5% (16.2% share)  to  $36 million over Jan-Feb 2019.

In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020, truck/SUV Unit Sales increased 5.9% (77.6% share)  to 4,337 units over Jan-Feb 2019, and truck/SUV Sales Value increased 10.7% (83.8% share)  to $184 million over Jan-Feb 2019.

Average Prices

In Nova Scotia Jan-Feb 2020,  the new motor vehicles average price increased 6.9% over Jan-Feb 2019 to $39,355,  the passenger car average price increased 6.1% over Jan-Feb 2019 to $28,502,  the truck/SUV average price increased 4.6% over Jan-Feb 2019 to $42,483.

In Canada Jan-Feb 2020,  the new motor vehicles average price increased 3.2% over Jan-Feb 2019 to $44,451.

*all data for BC includes the territories 

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



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