Passenger Transportation Explanatory Variables
  1990   2015 2016
Light-Duty Vehicles
 
Sales (thousands)
Cars1,a,d 872   721 659
Light Trucks1,a,d 282   792 855
Motorcycles n.a.   n.a. n.a.

Stock (thousands)
Carsa,f 11,100   12,859 12,856
Light Trucksa,f 2,761   8,738 9,233
Motorcyclesa,c 306   709 716

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Carsa 18,071   14,694 14,675
Light Trucksa 17,538   15,347 15,502
Motorcyclesa 4,770   4,129 4,161

On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
 
Carsa,g
Motor Gasoline2 10.1   8.1 8.1
Diesel Fuel Oil3 7.8   6.8 6.9

Light Trucksa,g
Motor Gasoline2 12.9   10.9 10.8
Diesel Fuel Oil3 10.0   8.8 8.8

Motorcyclesa,e
Motor Gasoline2 4.7   5.4 5.4

Lab-Tested New Vehicle Fuel Consumption3 (L/100 km)g
CAFC Standard Cars4 8.6   n.a. n.a.
CAFC Average Car Fleet4 8.2   n.a. n.a.
CAFC Standard Light Trucks4 11.8   n.a. n.a.
CAFC Average Light Truck Fleet4 11.4   n.a. n.a.

Buses
 
Stock (thousands)a, c
School Buses 44.7   50.6 51.4
Urban Transit 25.7   30.8 29.9
Inter-City Buses 6.6   9.1 9.3

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)a,b
School Buses 19,523   23,453 22,101
Urban Transit 47,513   60,512 56,090
Inter-City Buses 70,531   41,192 37,291

Footnotes:

1) These series are representatives of vehicles produced in the model year, not for vehicles sold in that calendar year.
2) Include Ethanol.
3) Include Biodiesel.
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled "Total Growth 1990–2016" is for 1990 to 2010.

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2018.
b) Statistics Canada, Passenger Bus and Urban Transit Statistics, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2002 (Cat. No. 53-215-X); and Statistics Canada, The Canadian Passenger Bus and Urban Transit Industries, 2001–2010, Ottawa, 2013 (Cat. No. 50-002-X); and Tables 23-10-0084-01 and 23-10-0086-01, 2018.
c) Statistics Canada, Road Motor Vehicle Registrations, Ottawa, 1999 (Cat. No. 53-219-X); and Statistics Canada, Motor Vehicle Registration, 2000–2016, Table 23-10-0067-01, Ottawa, 2018.
d) IHS Markit, New Vehicle Registrations, 1990–2016, Toronto, 2018.
e) United States Department of Transportation, National Transportation Statistics, Table VM-1, 2018.
f) DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, Canadian Vehicles in Operation Census, 1990–2016, Richmond Hill (Toronto), 2018.
g) Transport Canada, Vehicle Fuel Economy Information System, 1979–2009, Ottawa, 2010.