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What are some of the best-selling motorcycles in Canada?

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Honda's CBR500R and MSX125 are top-selling entry-level sport bikes in Canada. Honda is the best-selling motorcycle brand in Canada as of 2014; a Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council report states that street motorcycles that had at least a 951cc engine displacement sold best in that year.

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What are some of the best-selling motorcycles in Canada?
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Honda states that it achieved 20 percent market share in Canada in 2014 with the sale of 10,930 motorcycles in that year. The company reports that this number is more than 1,000 units larger than that of its closest competitor. Of the 56,097 motorcycles sold in the year 2014, 35,091 of them were street motorcycles, making this particular type of vehicle the best selling variety by a wide margin.

Large street motorcycles with engine displacements of more than 951 cubic centimeters dominate the Canadian market, accounting for 21,541 sales in 2014. The next most popular types of motorcycles are off-road bikes, which Honda claims the top-selling position for. Authorized Canadian dealerships sold 12,817 off-road motorcycles in 2014.

Quebec has the largest number of authorized motorcycle dealers in Canada, with 219 of the 747 Canadian dealers operating within the province. Ontario takes second place with 194 authorized dealerships, making these two provinces responsible for more than 50 percent of all motorcycle sales.

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