Automaker expects to sell 5.08 million vehicles for the fiscal year through March 2018.
Scotiabank says average vehicle sales prices are up more than 6% since November 2015.
But sales are still up 3.2% for the year-to-date compared with the same period in 2015.
Sales were down about 43% in March.
Truck sales pick up the slack from dwindling car sales.
Automakers sold 154,949 cars and trucks last month, a 6.5% increase from October 2013.
Auto sales are up 5.5% compared with the first nine months of 2013, Desrosiers automotive reports.
Automaker makes money in Europe for the first time in three years.
SUV is part of a plan to increase US sales to 800,000 vehicles by 2018.
The month was a generally positive one for most Canadian automakers.
Ford remains #1 despite a 2.3% sales decline; Toyota, Hyundai lag others.
The March results brought national year-to-date sales to 358,392 units, or up 0.9%.
Overall Canadian sales were 105,693 vehicles for the month, up from 103,226 in February 2013.
Sales of the Canadian-made RAV4 SUV jump 221.4%.
The automaker sold 17,698 vehicles in Canada last month, up from 17,013 in January 2013.