Windsor Built Pacifica Sales More Than Double 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada is marking 2017 as a banner year.

December and full year sales numbers are out and the best performer has been the Ram Brand and pickups.

Ram sales were up 10% last year compared to 2016, with over 100,000 units sold in Canada.

Sales of the Windsor-built Chrysler Pacifica shot up in the last 2 months of the year, making for impressive gains over the previous year.

December sales were 144% higher than the same month a year earlier.

Full year Pacifica sales were up 142% from 2016 with more than 6000 sold in Canada last year.

The Dodge Grand Caravan continued to sell well, but fell 6% in December year-over-year and softened 9% from 2016 to 2017.

The 3 cars made in the Brampton plant also showed increases.  Dodge Challenger sales notched 8% higher, Chrysler 300 sales were 18% above 2016 and the Dodge Charger sales gained 30%.