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GM Canada Posts 35.8% Sales Increase in May

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General Motors May 2017 sales

General Motors Canada delivered a total of 31,149 vehicles in May, up 35.8% year-over-year. All four GM brands saw sales increase in May, including double-digit increases for the Chevrolet, Cadillac, and GMC brands. Retail sales were up 46% year-over-year.

“Our sales momentum continued in May as we remain focused on building our brands, growing retail sales, and maintaining a disciplined approach to daily rental deliveries,” said John Roth, vice president, Sales, Service, and Marketing, GM Canada. “Our refreshed lineup of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles are resonating with Canadians. And, with leading-edge technology and eye-inspiring designs, we continue to experience growth across our entire lineup of cars, trucks, and crossovers.”

Chevy saw sales increase 37.7% with 17,945 units delivered, good for its best total sales in a decade. Sales of the Silverado leapt 44.7% at 5,232 units, sales of the Cruze were up 122.1% at 3,496 units, and sales of the Equinox were up 41.6% at 2,877 units.

Cadillac had its best total sales for the month of May in brand history with 1,435 units delivered, up 57.9% year-over-year. Sales of the XT5 totaled 693 units, and sales of the Escalade were up 52.9% at 188 units.

Buick posted its best total sales for the month since 2014, increasing 9.8% year-over-year with 1,763 units delivered. Sales of the Encore totaled 947 units, up 93.3%, and the Envision added sales totaling 289 units.

GMC cracked the 10,000-unit mark with a 35.3% increase, good for its best total sales figure since 1989. Sales of the Sierra were up 43.4% at 6,241 units delivered, and sales of the Terrain were up 33.8% at 1,446 units.

Through May, GM Canada’s sales are up 18.4% with a total of 123,345 units delivered. All four brands have posted sales gains over that same span.