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

August 15, 2019
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, JUNE 2019

Year-to-date

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 4.1% over Jan-Jun 2018. The 26,929 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Jun 2019 represent a sales value of $1,016.7 million, up 1.0% over Jan-Jun 2018.

In Canada Jan-Jun 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 5.2% over Jan-Jun 2018.  The 1,004,536 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Jun 2019 represent a sales value of $43.3 billion, down 2.2% over Jan-Jun 2018.

Country of Manufacturer

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, North American manufactured new motor vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.5% (75.1% share) over Jan-Jun 2018. North American manufactured new motor vehicles Sales Value increased 1.4% (77.6% share) over Jan-Jun 2018.

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, for New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Unit Sales decreased 6.0% (24.9% share) over Jan-Jun 2018.  For New Motor Vehicles manufactured overseas, Sales Value decreased 0.3% (22.4% share) over Jan-Jun 2018.

Passenger Cars and Trucks

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, passenger car Unit Sales decreased 20.1% (29.3% share)  to 7,885 units over Jan-Jun 2018.  Passenger car Sales Value decreased 16.4% (21.6% share) to $220 million over Jan-Jun 2018

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, truck/SUV Unit Sales increased 4.5% (70.7% share) to 19,044 units over Jan-Jun 2018.  Truck/SUV Sales Value increased 7.1% (78.4% share) to $797 million over Jan-Jun 2018.

Average Prices

In Nova Scotia Jan-Jun 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 5.3% over Jan-Jun 2018 to $37,755.   The passenger car average price increased 4.7% over Jan-Jun 2018 to $27,884.   The truck/suv average price increased 2.5% over Jan-Jun 2018 to $41,841.

In Canada Jan-Jun 2019, the new motor vehicles average price increased 3.1% over Jan-Jun 2018 to $43,097.

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



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