Light and medium-duty vehicle registrations: Interactive dashboard

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The data used to create this interactive web application is from the following listed data table:

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This interactive dashboard provides access to current and historical data for the Vehicle Registration File in a dynamic and customizable format. It allows the user to compare and analyze vehicle registration data for light and medium duty vehicles by geography, fuel type, vehicle class and vehicle type.

This web-based application is updated annually.

Data from this interactive dashboard is taken from CODR table 23-10-0308 Vehicle registrations, by type of vehicle and fuel type.


Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
The maximum weight a vehicle is designed to carry. Manufacturers set the GVWR.
Light-duty vehicles (LDV)
Light-duty vehicles refer to vehicles with a GVWR less than 4,535 kilograms and include GVWR classes 1 and 2.
Medium-duty vehicles (MDV)
Medium-duty vehicles refer to vehicles with a GVWR between 4,536 kilograms to 11,793 kilograms, and include GVWR classes 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Gasoline vehicles are vehicles powered with an internal combustion engine using gasoline fuel.
Diesel vehicles are vehicles powered with an internal combustion engine using diesel fuel.
Battery electric vehicles are vehicles powered solely by a rechargeable battery pack and produce zero tailpipe emissions.
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are vehicles with a rechargeable battery pack and an internal combustion engine. They run on electric power until the battery is drained and then the internal combustion engine takes over for propulsion.
Zero-emission vehicles are battery electric vehicles (BEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) that have the potential to produce no tailpipe emissions.
Hybrid electric vehicles are vehicles with a rechargeable battery pack, which provides an extra boost of power, in addition to having an internal combustion engine.
Other fuel types
Other fuel types include liquid propane, natural gas, hydrogen, etcetera.
Multi-purpose vehicles (MPV)
Multi-purpose vehicles include sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and Crossovers.
Pickup trucks
Can be found by using light-duty filter which would include pickup trucks with a GVWR weighing less than 4,535 kg (GVWR classes 1 and 2), and/or in the medium-duty category of GVWR between 4,536 kg and 11,793 kg (GVWR class 3).


Data for Nunavut from 2017 to 2020 are not available.

Other vehicles which are incomplete vehicles that require further manufacturing operations to become a completed vehicle, trucks and/or recreational vehicles have been excluded from this dashboard.

Data on heavy-duty vehicles, buses and motorcycles have been excluded from this interactive dashboard but can be found on CODR table 23-10-0308.

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