Top 10 Best-selling Cars in Canada, First Half of 2021 Published on July 12, 2021 in Top 10 by Guillaume Rivard Photo: Photo: Toyota The Canadian auto industry continues to rebound nicely. Sales of new light-duty vehicles were up 51.7 percent in the second quarter and 33.2 percent in the first half of 2021 compared with the same periods a year ago, when the first wave of COVID-19 hit the country. More precisely, 868,394 new vehicles have been sold since the start of 2021 according to the Automotive News Data Center.Also: 2022 Volkswagen Jetta Gets New Engine, Fresh LookAlso: Canadian Car Sales Rebound in Q1, Tesla Sets New Record Want to know which models performed the best? Here are the top 10 best-selling cars in Canada for the first six months of 2021, including a new No. 1. Come back in a couple of days for a ranking of the most popular SUVs and pickups.