Canada's car and light-truck sales were up 2.1 percent in October from last year, to 120,963 vehicles.
Car sales fell by 3.1 percent to 61,284 units, and truck sales rose 8.1 percent to 59,679 vehicles.
General Motors made a strong showing for the month, boosting sales by 13.2 percent to 30,055 vehicles. Ford Motor Co., the runner-up in Canadian market share, posted a 5.0 percent increase to 17,535 vehicles. Chrysler LLC sold 15,411 vehicles last month, a 2.6 percent gain compared with October 2006.
Toyota Motor Corp.'s sales dropped 9.5 percent last month to 14,484 vehicles. Toyota Division sales fell 11 percent.
Honda Motor Co.'s sales fell 8.7 percent to 11,377 vehicles, and Nissan Motor Co.'s sales gained 1.1 percent to 6,331 vehicles.
German automakers BMW AG and Mercedes-Benz both posted sales gains last month. But Volkswagen AG sales dropped 22.0 percent to 3,318.
Through the first 10 months, sales in Canada are up 3.8 percent to 1,416,518 vehicles.